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Tucson
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Finding a motel to accommodate 3 adults and 6 kids can be tricky. The Big Bear Motel in Cody was perfect. Some reviews mentioned it is old and outdated, and I was a little skeptical when he didn't use a computer to check us in and there are actual keys! If you think about it how approropriate for an old... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I had a wonderful time at this motel....the people are sooo nice & we loved watching Cookie go round the parking lot riding on a 4-wheeler...the little guy loves to ride!! There was live music nightly also, AC liked to freeze us :), water pressure was awesome...comfy beds & very clean. Its close to everything...rodeo grounds just... More 

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1 Thank Val C
Bigbearmotel2, Front Office Manager at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

We are so glad that you folks had a wonderful time at our family run motel! Everything we do here, we do for you and all of our guests in hopes that you will tell your friends and family how much of a good time you had with us. You are always welcome back at the Big Bear, thank you! More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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78 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived there was a drum circle outside the office. It was fun to listen to the drums. Our room was huge--much more than I expected. We had a second floor room, but it had vaulted ceilings and so much space. I wish we had had more than one night to stay here. Comfortable beds, great bathroom (with cowboy... More 

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Bigbearmotel2, Front Office Manager at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel, your feedback is greatly valued! That was a real treat for us as well to have the native american drummers playing for us. Most other nights here, we have a cowboy entertainer and free pony rides that are a hit with the kids! We open our office at 7:30 for... More 

Strongsville, Ohio
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120 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are not typically “motel people” but this place very nice. The owners a very friendly, they called on the day of our arrival to ask about when we would be arriving. When we were more than two hours late they called to check in on us and reminded us to watch for animals. Our room had a king size... More 

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Thank readerboehm
Bigbearmotel2, Front Office Manager at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

It's true that we are not a typical motel, where else in the world will one find a place that offers free pony rides and western entertainment every evening under the watch of beautiful mountain scenery?! We at the Big Bear work hard to make a clean, comfortable, and enjoyable stay for all of our guests, and apologize for the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms were large and very clean. The entrance to all the rooms was from the outside. If you are not able to climb stairs request a 1st floor room. There was an outdoor and free pony rides for children in the evening. This is a family run business.

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Thank Teri M
Bigbearmotel2, Front Office Manager at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

Being a family run business, we make it our responsibility to treat our guests likewise. With free pony rides, an outdoor pool and western entertainment in the evenings, Big Bear is unlike any other motel in the world. Thank you for staying with us, come back soon! More 

Denver, Colorado
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place reminds me of summer camp! Pony rides and pool - what more could kids want? We felt right at home here and the owners were very kind. Mattresses were too soft for us and we didn't have any dresser drawers but other than that this place was WELL worth the price!! Would stay here again in a heartbeat.

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Thank lauraq4
Bigbearmotel2, Front Office Manager at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

It was our pleasure having you with us at our family motel! We strive to be unlike any other motel in the world, and to treat our guests like family. If ever you are in the area, we would love to have you with us again and again! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the Big Bear hotel in Cody, WY. We came in from Yellowstone early evening, had quick Chinese buffet, and made it just-in-time to the rodeo. The room was comfortable. Live music was being presented by a one-man musician when we arrived. I suspect they have Native American music/dancing some nights - I could hear it... More 

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Thank Sharon G
Bigbearmotel2, Front Office Manager at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

We enjoyed having you here with us, it's our pleasure! Big Bear Motel is conveniently located on the western side of Cody where all the western stuff is happening! We offer such amenities as horse rides and western entertainment to give our guests a true feeling of being in the American West as it really is! Thank you for choosing... More 

aaronsburg, pa
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy access to room - small but clean some rooms are up steps -if trouble walking stairs request 1 st floor room on reservation.Short drive to downtown and visited the Buffalo Bill museum - charge was 18.00 but was able to go back the next day with no charge and so glad we did. Lots of history- has a gun... More 

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Thank clara903
Bigbearmotel2, Front Office Manager at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

Cody is a place where the Western spirit never diminished, our little town in the Rockies has so much more to offer than first meets the eye. Nightly rodeos all summer long, gun fight re-enactments downtown, free horse rides and western entertainment at the Big Bear, and the Buffalo Bill museum are only some of the activities that are offered... More 

Clear Lake, Wisconsin
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this cute quaint hotel, you were treated like family as one of their hotel guests. Our big regret was we only stayed one night. The rooms were very clean and large. We had a second floor room facing the pool with the mountains in the backdrop. I highly recommend a second floor room. We truly enjoyed the one... More 

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Thank Claudia J
Bigbearmotel2, Front Office Manager at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

It is our pleasure to have had you with us during your trip through the Cody/Yellowstone area! We wish that you could have stayed more than one night as well, so that you may see more of what Cody has to offer. We are so gifted to live in a historic town with so many summer time activities! If ever... More 

Jackson, Alabama
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Cody on the way home from Jackson Hole Area decided to stay here and I'm so glad we did it was just me and my sister so we wanted somewhere safe, and we totally found it. Clean and nice maintained rooms very big room. You could have put a couple air mattresses on the floor and still had... More 

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Bigbearmotel2, Front Office Manager at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear that you had a good time at our family motel! Cody is an ideal spot to base a vacation to the Yellowstone area, as it has close proximity to the park, and offers many summer time activities as well. We work hard to offer a clean, comfortable, and enjoyable stay for our guests, and value... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Big Bear Motel is located just 52 miles from the East Gate of Yellowstone. We are a mom and pop American ran motel with 60 rooms on property along with 2 Vacation rentals located in Cody. We are walking distance to many great attractions here in Cody including the world famous Cody Night Rodeo (just a 5 minute walk away). The Old Trail Town is just a 2 minute walk away, and the BBHC or Buffalo Bill Center of The West is located just 2 miles away. We have 32 rooms that were completely renovated in recent years with multiple bed setups including 2 Handicap rooms and 2 Queen rooms with vaulted ceilings . Each of our rooms have cable television, full bath (tub and a shower), A/C and heat, WiFi, and some nice hot coffee in the morning in our main office complimentary to all guests staying with us. Come experience the west at the best place to stay in Cody, Big Bear Motel! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Big Bear Motel

Address: 139 W Yellowstone Ave, Cody, WY 82414-8723
Location: United States > Wyoming > Cody
Price Range: $95 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Big Bear Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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