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Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Stayed here three nights while focusing on the Beartooth Highway and northeastern Yellowstone. Room was spacious and clean. DirecTV was a nice bonus. Conveniently located across the street from general store. No meals at the hotel but the excellent Bear Claw Bakery is at the east end of town (Cooke City is small, the other end of town is not...

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Jeff and Lisa O, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your 3 night stay with us! Cooke City is a great location when exploring the Beartooth Highway and the Northeastern Corner of Yellowstone! We strive to keep our rooms clean and are glad you found yours clean and spacious. The Bakery is the BEST! Thanks for taking the time to give us a...

georgia, united states
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Our stay was very pleasant, quiet surroundings, we enjoyed ourselves. The owners, Jeff and Lisa, were very helpful,and had lots of information, to help us!! Can't wait to come back, next year. We look forward to having a long relationship with the Elk Horn.

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Jeff and Lisa O, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your 2 week stay! We try to make your visit the best that we can with as much information as we can to help you experience what all the area has to offer! We look forward to seeing our repeat customers year after year! Yes, you are correct make your reservations EARLY! Our regulars usually book before...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We spent the first 4 nights of a family Yellowstone vacation in Cooke City at Elk Horn Lodge. We stayed in Cabin 1 and it was perfect for us 4 adults with two beds and a futon, kitchenette with plenty of dishes and cookware, and a hot tub, which was welcome after a long day hiking in the park. Jeff...

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Jeff and Lisa O, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

Glad you to hear you enjoyed your stay in our Cozy Cabin #1. We do have a fantastic location for guests wanting quick access to the Lamar Valley! Thanks for recommending our place and the kind words. Lisa and Jeff

Los Angeles, United States
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We spent a night at the Elk Horn and were impressed with the owners, Jeff and Lisa. Jeff is a font of info about the area. His dinner and breakfast recommendations were excellent and he gave us the skinny on where to view critters in nearby Yellowstone! The hotel is a good value with nice rooms furnished in cabin style....

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Jeff and Lisa O, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

We are delighted you found our rooms to be a good value and are planning to return! We try to give our guests information to enhance their stay in the area. We are glad Jeff's recommendations we excellent. For a small town we do have some really nice restaurants! Thanks for the kind words and we hope to see you...

Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I loved my stay at the elk horn lodge!!! I was traveling by myself while my husband backpacked. The owners made me feel right at home. I was there for the 4th of July and they have a great time there in this city!!!!! I will recommend this to anyone!

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Jeff and Lisa O, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

For a small town we do have a great July 4th celebration! We are so glad that you enjoyed it! Our goal is to make you feel at home so we are so happy to hear you say that! Thanks for the review and recommendation. Lisa and Jeff

Chantilly, Virginia
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Loved our 2 night stay. The owners are amazingly helpful with travel tips and extremely nice. Rooms are nice, spacious, and clean. Great location for easy access to Yellowstone. Cooke City is a beautiful, quaint town filled with friendly people. Views from the hotel are amazing. If we get back to Yellowstone, we will definitely stay here again!

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Jeff and Lisa O, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us! We try our best to give our guests helpful tips so you can get the most enjoyment out of your stay and visit to Yellowstone. We are glad you found our hotel nice, spacious and clean! Our small mountain town is a beautiful place and it's at a slower pace than the rest of the...

Pasadena, California
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Well managed old school lodge-motel with large, comfortable quiet rooms. Great view of mountains from all rooms although the lodge is right in the center of the "city" (popn. 140). Friendly, hard working management. Short walk to excellent breakfast with locals at Bearclaw Bakery. Great visit. I look forward to returning. One suggestion to owners, maybe consider switching to a...

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Jeff and Lisa O, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to give us a review! We are glad that you had a wonderful visit and plan on returning. I still need to place my summer order for 2016 so I will check and see if they have any shampoo's that are made in the US. Thanks for the tip we sure appreciate it! Thanks, Lisa and...

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I stayed in cabin 2 which is a freestanding unit that has a kitchenette. The cabin was rustic, well decorated, clean and large. It was the perfect location to access Yellowstone's Lamar valley which is a wildlife lover's dream; not to mention the large bison resting across the street from my cabin. The owners Jeff and Lisa, are fantastic. They...

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Jeff and Lisa O, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

It's good to hear that you found our cozy cabin 2 rustic, well decorated, clean and large. It's one of our most popular units. We are so glad you enjoyed the Lamar Valley and our close proximity to it! Being 20-30 minutes away really helps! We are delighted you found the Elk Horn Lodge to be your favorite in and...

Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Great place to stay close to Lamar Valley in Yellowstone with a small town atmosphere. Bison eating dandelion greens wander the streets of sister city of Silver Gate next to Cooke City. Wifi is available at Elk Horn Lodge which is not easily found in the park. In addition the cabins have a small kitchenette which allows you to save...

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Jeff and Lisa O, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

Glad you found our place and you enjoyed your stay in one of our Cozy Cabins! The cabins are so popular not only because of the kitchenette but also you are by yourself and have your own patio furniture too! We know WIFI is hard to find in the Yellowstone area and we are so glad to be able to...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent place to stay, nothing was too much trouble for Jeff. We stayed in room 7 it was very comfortable and had everything necessary to enable a relaxing end to a busy day in Yellowstone would recommend Elk Horn Lodge to anyone wanting a close base to Yellowstone.

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Jeff and Lisa O, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

We are delighted you found our place very comfortable and had everything necessary to enable a relaxing time! We do try to make your stay the best that we can! Thanks for choosing the Elk Horn Lodge as your basecamp while visiting Yellowstone National Park! Thanks for the review! Lisa and Jeff

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Elk Horn Lodge is a family owned and operated business located on Main Street, mid-town in Cooke City. We offer cozy cabins with kitchenettes as well as deluxe motel rooms. All units have two beds, full bath, Flat Screen TV'S, Direct TV, WIFI, small refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, hair dryers and are non-smoking and no pets. We also have a gas grill and outdoor hot tub available for your use. The Elk Horn Lodge is your perfect basecamp for Yellowstone National Park and the Beartooth Mountains. We are open year around and always offer reasonable rates. We are the only AAA approved lodging in the area. ... more   less 

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Address: 103 Main St, Cooke City, MT 59020
Region: United States > Montana > Cooke City
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
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“My room was second floor of the building in the back. It was accessible and quiet.”
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“cabin 1 was great ... i looked in the deluxe room they looked great as well”
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“Upper rooms do not have an elevator, so if stairs are a problem pick a lower room or the individual cabins.”
NCCubsfan, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Any room would be great here, but we really enjoyed the cabin.”
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“don't pay extra for a cabin, the hotel rooms are just as big and nicer!!”
wjamg, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
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