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Explorer Cabins at Yellowstone
Lisa S from: Asheville, North Carolina
Published Date: Aug, 31, 2020 Travel Date: Aug, 1, 2020 Rating: 5
Stayed here with our travel group. Very spacious cabin, loved the layout. The gas fireplace in the living room was awesome ! Had a nice fire pit for evening s’mores. Short walk to restaurants and shops. I would definitely stay here again.
- Rooms: 5
- Cleanliness: 3
- Service: 5
Cofah from: Davis, California
Published Date: Aug, 3, 2020 Travel Date: Jul, 1, 2020 Rating: 5
Great for families and/or groups
The cabins were right in West Yellowstone, right outside the west entrance. They were clean, comfortable, had nice amenities, including a kitchenette and a living room area w/ extra space for hanging out. The fire pit was a highlight. So nice that they had AC and a fireplace! You get the extremes here - of hot in the day & cold at night. None of the cabins/ lodges in the park have AC. This was a great option for four adults, w/ 2 bedrooms.
LuxTravelMama from: Tampa, Florida
Trip Type: Family
Published Date: Jul, 27, 2020 Travel Date: Jul, 1, 2020 Rating: 4
Great location and good value
After our stay at a local “glamping” location was cancelled on us four days before we were due to arrive we scrambled to find something close to Yellowstone so we didn’t have to drive back and forth from Jackson Hole every day. We were lucky to find this option getting the last cabin available for the weekend.
I am used to a certain level of service and these cabins were definitely “rustic” but they were absolutely perfect for our needs.
We had a one bedroom cabin for 2 adult and 2 kids and this had just the right amount of room to spread out.
The fridge was great to store our perishable provisions for our cooler at night. There were no plates, cups or cutlery in the cabin- maybe due to Covid- but we grabbed some paper plates and disposable cuterly at the local market.
There were bugs (ants) in the kitchen so we knew better than to store food on the counters.
The sofa bed was probably one of the worst I’ve ever seen but it was for my kids and they survived. If there are other options- like the two bedroom available- I would suggest that before having someone sleep on the pullout.
The bed itself was comfortable enough. The bathroom was clean and sufficient. We loved the fireplace in the cabin and the fire pit right outside our front door.
It was a great location right outside the park and for our purposes of sleeping and cleaning up it worked out well.
Overall this was a solid “3 star hotel” experience and I would recommend it for anyone looking for a larger space right outside of the park entry.
Oh- check in directions were completely wrong and they really should update the info they email you but we easily found the appropriate check in location close by after our first stop that our confirmation email directed us to. Call ahead to confirm check in location. We tried to do this and the office was “closed” so we had to drive around a bit.
Wyndi77 from: Wheatland, Wyoming
Trip Type: Family
Published Date: Jul, 9, 2020 Travel Date: Jul, 1, 2020 Rating: 4
Clean, personal space!
It's nice to have your own little space instead of having to stay in a hotel room! This cabin had a King room, queen room, and sofa sleeper that worked good for our party of 5. Sofa mattress is not very comfortable, but ok for kids. Cabins are modern with nice finishes, fireplace, dishwasher, 2 burner stove, fridge, microwave and coffee pot. AC works good, beds were very comfortable, bathroom is large and water pressure good. Housekeeping could pay a bit more attention to area around toilet and shower door rail, but that's the only thing I noticed and not that bad. Bath and body works soaps and lotion were provided, as well as coffee and condiments, basic dishes, napkins, etc. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars was due to price, it was $483/night plus tax. However if we would have gotten two rooms for our party it would have been close to this price, without the personal cabin feel. This is a good option for families in the area wanting some privacy and space.
lbbloomfield1 from: Tucson, Arizona
Trip Type: Friends getaway
Published Date: Jul, 4, 2020 Travel Date: May, 1, 2020 Rating: 4
Great place just outside the park
We have stayed here often and will continue to do so. Conveniently located just minutes from Yellowstone Park. One and two bedroom units with a kitchen, living area, etc. it like your own little piece of heaven. They have large fire pits and offer free s’mores that you can do over the open fire. They offer lots of free yes such as walking sticks, use of binoculars, maps, etc. a great place to stay and relax. Each unit is fully furnished with plenty of towels, dishes, tv, fireplace, fridge, and dishwasher. We have stayed both summer and winter. If you can’t stay in the park, this is the next best thing. Easy walk to the Wolf and Grizzly Discovery Center as well as the local shopping and restaurant areas. We will return!