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Hillcrest Cottages
Ranked #8 of 8 Hotels in Gardiner
Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stayed here for 1 night at the end of June on our way to Helena. We arrived early because it had been raining on and off all day (more on than off) Annie offered to cancel our reservation so that we could drive on to Bozeman to get nearer Helena, She tried a Best Western and they wanted $200 so we decided to stay put and enjoyed the rest of the day, got a very good nights sleep and left in the morning, it had stopped raining. Could not fault our cabin, good location and good value.
By the way Annie, we enjoyed the rest of our road trip back to Denver and had a good flight back to London Heathrow in mid July.
Pam & Steve, Bristol Uk

  • Stayed: June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 10, 2014

I was eaten alive by bedbugs when staying here for a quick overnighter coming out of Yellowstone, as was my 2 year old son. I wrote an email to the owners letting them know about the problem and they didn't bother to even answer. Three showers and I still didn't feel clean after staying here. Stay away.

  • Stayed: August 2014, traveled with family
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2  Thank Emerysa
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Annie B, Owner at Hillcrest Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2014

For those who are reading this review we ask that you please leave us a note or talk to us in person so that we can immediately address any problems or issues you may have with your room or our service.
We have not been able to determine that we actually have a bedbug problem, but we have people traveling from all over the world, and staying in many different places on their vacations. We try to stay ahead of any problems that might occur. Like all motels we need your input to serve you better.

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Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Great place, friendly owners, minutes from the Gardiner Gateway YNP entrance. Exactly as advertised and clarified through a pre-visit phone call. We had the large cabin w/ 8 people, incl 4 teens/young adults-- never ran out of hot water, hahaha. Great little kitchen, washer/dryer, complete utensils/dishes, air conditioner. The Hillcrest hearkens back to a simpler time, and we loved it. Best of all, it's just minutes to YNP.

  • Stayed: August 2014
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4  Thank EcoRover
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Reviewed July 27, 2014

Stayed at the Hillcrest Cabins last week. Four adults shared a two room cabin. My husband and I slept in the kitchen (the bed was OK). The other room had a double and a single. The pros: it was clean and quiet, there was a kitchen with a full refrigerator and a stove, the people who worked there were very nice, it was very inexpensive. The cons: it was very tiny for 4 people, we had to ask for bowls and cups and silverware, it is old and offers little in the way of creature comforts (but again it was very inexpensive).

  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled with friends
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2  Thank jdltwiga
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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.

  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank EnClair
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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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2  Thank DontPoketheBear
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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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Additional Information about 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: $78 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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