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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We rented a cabin, which was surprisingly larger than it appears from the outside. The room was clean and very well maintained. Wifi was included. It has an adorable little kitchenette with everything needed to avoid eating out for every meal. Full size bathroom w/tub & shower, very hot water - but as the signs note, there's no sewer system...

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cookecitymt, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to give us a review! We are delighted you enjoyed your recent stay with us in one of our Cozy Cabins. Thanks for the suggestion/recommendation for a drying rack for our winter customers. We purchased the small ones last year and we may need to get a larger one for each room and cabin too!...

Wooster, Ohio
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Spacious, very clean and quiet. We stayed in an upstairs room on the end. There was plenty of room for a family of four to move around without feeling cramped. Comfortable beds. The counter, sink and mirror are in a separate area from the shower and toilet which made getting ready in the morning very efficient. Outstanding mountain views can...

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cookecitymt, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

We are delighted you found our place very Clean and Spacious and felt Welcome! Cleanliness and Hospitality are a must for us. Our little Mountain Town has the most wonderful views from anywhere you are at. We are just 4 miles from the most visited national park in the USA but we don't have all the hustle and bustle of...

Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Elk Horn Lodge is just phenomenal. Not only is it the best place to stay in Cooke City, it is the best place to stay in the entire Yellowstone area. The rooms and cabins are clean and comfortable, and Jeff and Lisa make you feel like a member of their family. I just can't say enough about them or their...

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cookecitymt, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

WOW!! Thanks for the raving review! We do try to make our guests feel like members of our family! It's like you're staying in an extension of our home when you stay with us for a couple of nights. We look forward to seeing you and all of our repeat customers next summer. There is no greater seal of approval...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Cooke City and the Elk Horn Lodge are great stops when traveling west from Montana to the Northeat Entrance to Yellowstone Park. Our room was clean and comfortable and offered every amenity needed for a good night's sleep. Jeff, the owner, could not have been more warm or friendly, offering recommendations on where to eat and the best places to...

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cookecitymt, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to give us a review! We are so delighted that you found your room clean and comfortable and had all the amenities you needed for a good night's sleep while traveling. Jeff was so happy to accommodate you with your luggage! Thanks for staying with us while traveling to Yellowstone! Lisa and Jeff

North Carolina
Reviewed 26 September 2015

The wife and I visited Grand Teton and Yellowstone for a second time. We had success viewing wolves and grizzlies on a previous visit up in the Lamar Valley in the NE part of YNP. Seeing these elusive but majestic creatures means not only being in the right place, but one must be there at the right time. We were...

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cookecitymt, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

There is no greater seal of approval than being recognized by one's customers! Your 5 star review from a picky traveler lets us know we are doing it right! Thanks so much for taking the time to give us a review. Thanks for being our guests! Lisa and Jeff

Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the motel section in room six. ( there are 6 rooms and 2 cabins) The room was very clean, the bed was comfortable, and the room was large. The Wifi worked great, which was needed to communicate since there is no cell phone service in Cooke. Cooke is a very small lovely town, located on the beautiful...

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cookecitymt, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

We are so delighted that you found your room clean, your bed comfortable, the WIFI great and your room spacious! That is what we strive for! Cooke City is a very small lovely town and we have some great restaurants and the views are amazing! Yes, are rates are very reasonable for a gateway community! Glad you found us! Thanks...

Lagrangeville, NY
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We stayed in Cooke City 2 nights because it is a good location to visit Beartooth Highway and for early morning and early evening jaunts to Lamar Valley for wildlife viewing, and found that Elk Horn Lodge was perfect for this purpose. Check in was smooth. Lisa and Jeff were friendly and very pleasant to talk with. Lisa provided useful...

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cookecitymt, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

We are glad you found the Elk Horn Lodge is the perfect place to stay for early morning and late evening jaunts to the Lamar Valley for wildlife viewing. Thanks for appreciating our hospitality and clean and spacious rooms. We do strive to provide our guests with great amenities! Yes, we do have great WIFI which is really helpful to...

Faversham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Friendly, ideal location. Charming (shabby chic). Jeff and Lisa were very friendly and informative 'you'll never see a Bear sitting in your cabin'. Located five miles outside Yellowstone's North East entrance, Elk Horn Lodge is ideally situated between the amazing Beartoothe Highway and Yellowstone Park, with Yellowstone's Lamar Valley (Grizzly country), just thirty minutes drive away. Cooke City is a...

cookecitymt, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

We are delighted you have taken the time to give us a review. Yes, Cooke City is the best location to explore the wonder of Yellowstone's Lamar Valley and also the Beartooth Highway. We do our best to offer you Hospitality and give you the information you need to make your trip the best it can be. In September we...

Reviewed 17 August 2015

I stayed in a cabin (and previously in a room). Both were fantastic. Wonderful views, comfortable, immaculately maintained. Hosts were always helpful but not intrusive. Great location in middle of town, good restaurants and stores, close to Yellowstone.

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cookecitymt, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

Bob, Thanks for giving us a review! We are glad you found our cabin and rooms to be fantastic and immaculately maintained. Thanks for staying with us the past 7 summers! See you next year! Thanks, Lisa and Jeff

The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 August 2015

This was our second stay with Lisa and Jeff, and again it was really great. Jeff is in that wilderness area your best friend and Lisa is the real kind and helpful frontdesk "landlady". Both, they're perfect hosts. Your stay should be the best and they will, for that, do their utmost!! When going to that area, go to the...

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cookecitymt, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for recommending the Elk Horn Lodge! That's the second time we have heard hesitation in recommending us because of the fear that you will not get a room! LOL We are the smallest property in Cooke City so our rooms tend to book up fast. Lots of our customers book when they check out for next year! We are...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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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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“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.”
 of 5 bubbles NCCubsfan, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Any room would be great here, but we really enjoyed the cabin.”
 of 5 bubbles pilotdorine, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“don't pay extra for a cabin, the hotel rooms are just as big and nicer!!”
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“Make sure you make your reservations as soon as possible, they are VERY busy!!”
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