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Big Bear Motel
Ranked #14 of 27 Hotels in Cody
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Great price”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2013

Great price compared to other places in Cody. The room was outdated but was very clean. A great location for visiting Yellowstone & going to the rodeo in Cody. It's also across the street from a very yummy steakhouse.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review, June 7, 2014
Great Place it states I have to state GREAT GUESTS can you only imagine housing 26000 people in a short season with just the nicest things go along with them. Come see Yellowstone Bill and Jody
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Weatherford, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2013

The Big Bear if very accommodating and has made us feel very welcome. Jody and her husband do a great job of keeping the place clean, open, and friendly. Love the western log feel in the rooms and the open feeling of the rooms opening into a community court yard. Always very accommodating to myself and family!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Kaylee M
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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review, June 7, 2014
Thanks for the nice words we look to make every ones trip as nice as possible make sure you check out the Rodeo and Old Trail town Bill and Jody
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172 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

This is a great family run and operated motel. You save a good bit of money staying here versus other places in town. The owner was very warm and friendly when we checked in. The buildings are a little old but very well kept. This is a great, simple place to stay! Make sure you visit the horses around back if the motel if you stay here.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank AdventureMythsJon
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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review, June 7, 2014
Our goal is to make our place there favorite from the location to pool or the horse on the gold cart just ask for a free ride Bill and Jody
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

Huge rooms and very nice front desk staff, all family I believe. Jody is an owner and is super nice and gave us a great rate. Make sure you walk behind the hotel to the stables and greet the horses and go even further to the edge of the cliff and check out the fantastic view of the river. I would recommend this hotel highly!!

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Fpolievka
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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review, June 7, 2014
We just love our location as do many guests. This one of the main reasons for our purchase of this great spot not down town but in the city limits and walk to rodeo/dinner Bill
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2013

I stayed here with my husband and two small children- It is just a basic room- no fridge or microwave- but the beds were really comfortable. We stayed on the top floor and had a great view of the sunset. The playground was fun- we never made it to the pool. Great location- just on the western edge of town so really easy to get to Wal-Mart then head to Yellowstone.

Room Tip: If you dont want noise from your neighbors- i would pick the upper floor or one of the units that ha...
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank KimG363
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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review, June 7, 2014
Fun little place couldn't agree more swing set big pool horses and mention this and get a free ride with a horse on a gold cart WOW
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Rich Lake, Alberta
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights, rooms were clean and big. We stayed in both the sections of the hotel and would recommend both. Pool was awesome and perfect on a hot day. They also have a small playground. They have a laundry area for a reasonable fee $4 a load including soap. Owners were very nice and friendly. We will be back next time through!!

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank daisy278
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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review, June 7, 2014
There are several things that make up a great motel/stay just the feel once you step on to our place I feel welcome and home as do our travelers, the guests are to thank for a large part of this as many visit the horses and enjoy them as well thanks Bill and Jody
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

I have never rated anything 5* until today. This is the greatest family experience of all stays anywhere. NOTE: This will not be the same for everyone. It is not a hotel like any other. This is a place that you become part of the family that owns and operates the hotel. That said, you have to help your self, unload your bags "no bag boy". That said, if you really want to emerse yourself into the environment of Cody WY, this is the only place to stay. I hate to leave... I just want to become another part of this family and stay forever.
Y'all please save me a room when I call to book. We will be back!!

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Modularmark
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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review, June 7, 2014
Awesome like our guests
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Property: Big Bear Motel
Address: 139 W Yellowstone Ave, Cody, WY 82414-8723
Location: United States > Wyoming > Cody
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 27 Hotels in Cody
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Big Bear Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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 
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