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Pasadena, California
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125 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

It's in the middle of nowhere. If you don't like people, this might be the place to go. If you're against sleeping in the car or need a shower, then come here but otherwise save yourself a few dollars and just camp in the back seat. The term "resort" is stretched beyond a bungee cord holding back a hungry elk.

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Midland tx
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15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Sawtelle Mountain Resort was the cheapest place we could find near Yellowstone in July but that was not cheap. The room was small but clean. Spent the next night in the park which was 50% more expensive and no better. Staff was very helpful. My wife does not like stairs, so they changed our room. Will stay there again instead... More 

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Langley City, Canada
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288 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Room was clean but old. Could use a rennovation. Staff okay but not overly friendly. We stzyed two nights and usdx it as our base to go to Yellowstone National Park. The tv didn work we went for help twice and the staff out. They had to do some spe ial switch and bottons etc and rexet and both times... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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266 reviews
185 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

The trees need to be trimmed. It's nice to have trees but maneuvering a large motorhome can be a problem. When leaving my space, I had to make a very sharp right turn and rake the right side of my motorhome on the tree limbs. Sites are dirt, very dusty. They have full hookups, restrooms with showers, indoor heated pool,... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

The rooms are clean but nothing extravagant. Very comfortable with a western feel. For the cost of the rooms it would be nice to have a breakfast bar provided. Convenient enough for those looking to get outside West Yellowstone to access the park. Great location for those fishing the Henry's Fork and Box Canyon.

Thank Tyler F
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

The room are clean and decent and the some of the reviews I read before is way too low I say it's reasonable accommodations for the price I got more from reading the other reviews the staff are very nice we came early and they let us check in early and very helpful I have traveled all over and I... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Booked this campsite for its proximity to Yellowstone. The reviews made the place sound OK. Arrived just before a thunder storm that lashed us with hail. Given all the hotels in West Yellowstone are $300 a night and full had no choice but to camp. Cold miserable evening with the restaurant closed at the local bar we had to cook.... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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253 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We booked this place due to its proximity to Yellowstone, only 25 min to the west entrance, and the low cost. We were expecting something much less than what we got. SMR is wonderful, the quick check in and cert friendly staff. We had a slight issue with the tv in our room. A call to the front desk and... More 

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Ammon, Idaho
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

This cute, quaint hotel is every snowmobilers dream! clean, cheap, friendly staff and beautiful views! If you are expecting luxury you are out of luck! However, if you want to ride your snowmobile up to your room door this is the place!

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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353 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

We have stayed here a couple of times when visiting my friends. It can fill up particularly in the winter, as a lot of snowmobiling takes place from here. The rooms are basic to say the least. The walls are fairly thin. But it provides a bed to sleep in and is reasonably priced for the family. You will definitely... More 

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sawtelle Mountain Resort offers room to fit any size and any budget. From a Single room to large 25 person groups. We have luxury family cabins for a party of 22 fully furnished. We have a large park for reunions with an indoor swimming pool, and spa. We have rentals of canoes and mountain bikes also. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sawtelle Mountain Resort

Address: 4133 Quakie Ln, Island Park, ID 83429-5501
Region: United States > Idaho > Island Park
Price Range: $107 - $373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sawtelle Mountain Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 55
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“All the cabins seemed to be in a good location.”
 of 5 bubbles markaU9727IF, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask to see the available RV sites and they will let you take your pick.”
 of 5 bubbles BISONFAN2014, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If reserving the motel room, ask for a bottom floor, there isn't an elevator upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 977heavenl, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“For an RV spot, pick one deeper in their property to lessen road noise.”
 of 5 bubbles erixun, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“nice place!”
 of 5 bubbles thends, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
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