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Schmalz's Red Pole Ranch and Motel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we made our reservations, 6 months earlier, we knew we were going to enjoy our stay here. Patty Jo was a joy to deal with,always answering any question we had about our cabin and upcoming stay. Our two children enjoyed their time here as well as there is plenty of space for them to run around. There... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We choose this ranch, although relatively expensive, as it advertises with horse riding opportunities and our 11 year granddaughter loves that more than anything else in this phase of her life. At arrival we were told the horses were up in the mountains and there were horse riding opportunities in town (Cody) - 15 minute drive away. As we are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

So I wasn't very certain what to expect. We were wrapping up dinner in Cody around 9:45pm and I got a call from Patty Jo asking us our status, since the office normally closes at 10. We got there around 10:15 and Patty Jo was waiting for us (having put our two cabins next to each other to make our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We wanted a non-motel place to stay outside of Yellowstone's east entrance for our recent trip. This place is on the way to Cody and is less than an hour away from the main park. The view out there was amazing! The staff was so helpful and friendly when we had trouble finding the place. The bed here was the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Again this was our 13 th year in a row staying at our second home The Redpole Ranch and it was amazing!!!!!! Million dollar views and comfortable beds and the best Hosts Don and Patty jo Schmalz. These are the best people in the world, they go out of their way to make sure you and your family have the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The pictures don't do justice to the beauty of Red Pole Ranch. It is right across the road from the Shoshone River, and you can see the lake in the distance from the cabins as well. The surrounding mountains are gorgeous. The people were great, and the room was spacious, cute, and clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views of the mountains and lake, friendly, comfortable bed, clean, great service, and amenities. We'll be back! Spent time in Yellowstone and Cody and relaxed here between times. Wish we had more time, 4 days wasn't long enough.

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schmalzie, Owner at Schmalz's Red Pole Ranch and Motel, responded to this review

THANK YOU FOLKS! It's guests like you that make this business worthwhile and make us eager to "keep our place up" like we do! People like you are welcome to "come back any time"! Thanks again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location, and a great place to stay if you want to visit Yellowstone. The owner was very helpful, and friendly. The cabins were very roomy, and the amenities were great. There were deer, and rabbits walking around the cabin which really made you feel in nature. The view from the cabin is breath taking.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

I was there on May 2015 with my friends for the Yellowstone National Park trip. We stayed there 1 night. The lady was very friendly;the check in was prompt; and we didn't spend much time as we had a packed schedule to cover 5000 miles in 8 days in our trip. we spent the whole day touring Yellowstone. Around 10... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

My mom, brother and I drove down to Cody after my sister's wedding in North Dakota. I had booked the Red Pole Ranch a few months back because of its location to Yellowstone and other TripAdvisor user reviews. The place certainly did not disappoint. The owner was friendly and welcoming, and the cabin was excellent. Immaculately clean and plenty of... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are located in the East Yellowstone Valley between Cody Wyoming and Yellowstone National Park. We specialize in overnight stays with special longer stay rates, Weddings, Family Reunions, and Memorial Services. Lofty snow-capped peaks are visible across the valley from the Ranch! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Schmalz's Red Pole Ranch and Motel

Address: 574 Stagecoach Trl, Yellowstone Park Highway, Cody, WY 82414-7897
Location: United States > Wyoming > Cody
Price Range: $159 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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#10 Family Hotel in Cody
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