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4 of 5 bubbles Review of Hillcrest Cottages

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Hillcrest Cottages
Ranked #8 of 8 Hotels in Gardiner
Randers
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
“Nice and cosy”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2014

Small cabins with good beds and showers (a bit small). No breakfast but coffee maker in room. Fair price. Nicie location. A bench outside each cabins. Walking distance to "the city". Free wifi. Good beds and pillows.

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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2014

Stayed at Hillcrest Cottages for three nights starting June 14, 2014. This is the second time we've stayed having stayed here in 2011. Both times we really enjoyed the stay and don't believe you'll find a more reasonable price and nicer property owners. The cottages have all you need for a comfortable stay while visiting YNP. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2014

This cabin was so comfortable! It was perfect after a two day drive. I was concerned about the bed seeming a bit hard when I first got there, but I slept like a baby so it was fine. The kitchenette really came in handy. The bathroom is rather small but certainly manageable. The place was really clean too! I loved the personal feel and service without feeling like I was being watched over. We loved our stay! The location cannot be beat at the north entrance!
Thank you Art & Annie!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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1 Thank Pam M
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Ashdown
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

Very reasonably priced, clean rooms, hot showers, fridge and microwave. Parking is a little tight, good thing we were in a small car. Owners were very nice and accommodating. We came in late and they had everything ready for us to check in. Would stay again

  • Stayed June 2014
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1 Thank arktraveler03
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Ottawa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2013

Well located on the park’s perimeter. Very close to attractive hiking trails and the Mammoth Springs travertine. Owner provides you with kitchen supplies. The cottage is big enough for two double beds. In our cabin, the Internet connection was poor and we were not far from the source. Nice thick towels replaced everyday. If asked, owner will lend you bear spray for the duration of stay. Rates are reasonable for late September.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Troy, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

Old-fashioned cottages very close to the gates of Yellowstone. They are clean and comfortable with good showers, but tight on floor space and the grounds are rather bare. We had a kitchenette but there were no dishes or utinciles provided so I don't understand the point of that. We stayed only one night so it was all fine, but it might not be the best place for an extended stay.

Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2013

This was a decent place to stay. It was clean and the people there were EXCELLENT! We wanted a BBQ and they brought one right to us. We stayed one night as we were driving through Yellowstone. The downside to this cottage was the television. It was old and there weren't any channels that were provided that were interesting. Would have liked to see an updated TV with more channels.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Hillcrest Cottages

Property: Hillcrest Cottages
Address: 400 Scott St, PO Box 430, Gardiner, MT 59030-7761
Location: United States > Montana > Gardiner
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 8 Hotels in Gardiner
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hillcrest Cottages offer modern, distinctive individual cottages at the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park. Cottages vary in size for singles, couples or larger 2-room units to comfortably accommodate 1 - 7 people. All units include their own bathroom with shower, linens provided, heat and A/C, satellite TV, non-smoking rooms, and kitchenette facilities of microwave/fridge/coffee maker with larger units offering more complete kitchens. Dishes are available at the office for guests. Wifi is available on site. To reserve, we ask for name, address and credit card as guarantee with no advance charges made. Cancellations are 24 hour notice. Please call for available dates & rates. Located just 1/4 mile from Yellowstone's north gate, we have views of the mountains, and many cottages offer outside seating. Hillcrest Cottages is family owned and offers accommodations at a great value to enjoy Montana, and Yellowstone. ... more   less 
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