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5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
West Yellowstone, Montana

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GolfersWi...
Syracuse, Utah
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Beautiful, private cabin perfect for your Yellowstone vacation!”
Reviewed January 2, 2015 for a stay in October 2014
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I am a Trip Advisor addict and spend hours combing through reviews before I book a place to stay. While this is probably a huge waste of time, I enjoy it and I usually end up happy with the place I choose. Moose Crossing was no exception! We were travelling with 6 adults and my four children so I wanted to find a home rather than a hotel in West Yellowstone. I found this property on HomeAway then proceeded to research and book it on TripAdvisor. As soon as we walked in to the home I knew I had chosen well! It is large enough to accommodate a group of 8 without feeling like we were tripping all over each other yet felt cozy, as a cabin should.

Bedrooms: There are 5 bedrooms in this home - one large master on the main floor (upstairs since this is an "upside down" design) and four downstairs in two separate hallways. The bedding was clean and comfortable in all five. The master is beautiful and has a great window looking into the trees.

Bathrooms: There are 3 bathrooms. Two downstairs near the bedrooms and one in the master suite. All were very clean. The master bath is large and has a great jacuzzi tub which is nice after a long day in the park. The two downstairs have their own thermostat for the in floor heating which was great because I like a toasty bathroom while showering on a cold day. The master bath has a portable radiant heater which helped but still couldn't warm the room due to its size. Very minor issue - nothing to complain about! The bathrooms did have some toiletries but I would suggest bringing your own just in case they are not to your liking.

Living Areas: The top floor has a large family room, a smaller TV room, and a large kitchen. All are very open to the others. The large space is great for gathering the family. We played games in the family room (some are supplied but we brought our own as well) while my husband was able to watch the football game in peace in the TV room. The view from the family room is gorgeous - this cabin is above the others in this development so you have a great view! The kitchen has a large table which we fit very comfortably around. All appliances, dishes, etc are supplied and we used them every day cooking our own breakfasts and dinners. There is even a crock pot and blender. There are spices, paper towels, and napkins provided as well. The only thing we found it to be lacking was tinfoil and plastic wrap, two things we really could have used in the kitchen.

Location: The cabin is just outside West Yellowstone. I think it took us about 15 minutes to get to the west gate. The town has numerous restaurants, shops, grocery stores, etc. every thing you need is within about 10 minutes drive. Close enough to be convenient but far enough from town to be really peaceful! I don't think we could have found a better location.

A couple minor cons:
1. The cabin has wifi but when we arrived we found there was no power cord to the router. Not really a big deal for us, but you may want to be sure that has been fixed if you are dependent on the internet.
2. I was given two different amounts for what I would receive back from the deposit. I was refunded the lesser of the two amounts, a $50 difference.

I did email the owner about the issues above and never received a response. He was responsive before our stay though, and was very good to recommend fishing spots and grocery stores.

Overall: if you are looking for a large place to call home while you are visiting Yellowstone, you can't beat this cabin! It is a vacation rental so be prepared to clean up after yourself, and pay a cleaning fee as well. Not an issue if you know in advance, as we did. I highly suggest you visit the cabin at Moose Crossing!

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Traveling group: Extended Family
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Reviewed September 20, 2013 for a stay in September 2013
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CathySchw...
Hartford, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Vacation house”
Reviewed August 4, 2013 for a stay in July 2013
3
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This house was perfect. Less than 10 minutes from the west Yellowstone entrance, close to town, yet it had that out in the country feel. The view of the mountains were spectacular, as was the second story deck. We had 9 people in the house and there was plenty of room for everyone to have their own space. The house was very clean, had plenty of dishes and pots and pans to use, comfortable furniture and beds, and a nice gas grill for cook outs. The house was family friendly and inviting. We couldn't have asked for anything more out of a rental home.

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Liked best: Big open concept, clean, and comfortable.
Liked least: Washer and dryer was older.
Traveling group: Extended Family
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Nana_H402
Southport, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great place for large group.”
Reviewed June 28, 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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We thoroughly enjoyed our 8 night stay at Moose Crossing. The house was very comfortable and extremely well equipped. Our multigenerational group of 10 fit perfectly into this 5 bedroom 3 bath house that is conveniently located near Yellowstone National Park.

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Liked best: Easy access to West Yellowstone and the National Park, yet removed from the commercialism of the town.
Liked least: No cell phone service.
Traveling group: Extended Family
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raypcox
Reading, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
87 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Brilliant property in a fantastic location”
Reviewed August 28, 2012 for a stay in August 2012
3
people found this review helpful

My wife, daughters, spouses and grandchildren from the UK have just spent a week in this special place. The upstairs living accomodation is exceptional, with masses of space for the eight of us. The location ,a few miles from West Yellowstone is great for excursions into the park, which we visited every day to Mammoth hot springs, Old Faithful, Lamar Valley, Geysers etc etc etc. All very accessable. The town of West Yellowstone is great and not too far away to eat before going home to the house. We highly recommend the place and would love to re-visit.

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Liked best: The upside down house layout, with the living area upstairs, giving spacious views
Liked least: Difficult to find a negative comment
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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chuck6969
Winton, California
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Moose Crossing has it all”
Reviewed August 8, 2012 for a stay in August 2012
3
people found this review helpful

My family of seven stayed at the Moose Crossing home for our Yellowstone vacation. Property is about 7 miles outside of West Yellowstone, Mt., about another 2 miles to the park's west entrance, so obviously very conveniently located. Home is very nicely decorated, and kitchen is well stocked with dishes, utensils, condiments and non-perishables. House was very clean, directions were clear, well written as what was expected of their guests, including trash handling to prevent bear problems. Could not have wished for a better rental. Would come back with the family again, or with several other couples, as home sleeps 10 with 5 bedrooms

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Liked best: kitchen well stocked
Liked least: never saw a moose!
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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