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New River, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Annie and her husband are wonderful people. We had 4 nights accommodations, but with the weather - snow coming in -we wanted to leave two days early. They let us do this without charging us. Because of this we left them a tip because they didn't have to do this. We were with another couple who had the room next...

Thank Marcine C
San Jose, California
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We booked a cabin for two nights. The e-mail and phone contact were very pleasant. On the day of arrival, the roads in Yellowstone towards Gardiner were closed due to snow. We had to find a hotel elsewhere. In the evening we called Hillcrest Cottages to cancel, although it was much too late to cancel with a refund. However, they...

Thank Stein_in_US
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is the perfect base location to explore the northern part of Yellowstone National Park and still come "home" to civilization. We were warmly welcomed by Annie, who will graciously answer any questions you may have about the area. The accommodations were simple and clean, offering all you could need to need to refresh, relax, and plan for your next...

1Thank Lori L
Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Had really no Big issues here. Small room with cable TV, stove,microwave, sink, and small refrigerator. They also have dishes to use at the front desk if you wanna just run across the street and buy some groceries. Great location and plenty to do during the evening. Restaurants, stores, bars etc. within walking distance. Water pressure a little low in...

2Thank Bill85210
Paris, Arkansas
Reviewed 25 September 2016

When I planned our long road trip to Yellowstone from Arkansas, we knew we would need some accommodation for a night, probably in Gardiner. Online, the motels seemed mostly booked, and very expensive. We couldn't reserve beforehand, not knowing just what night we would be there. When we found vacancy here, and, at the reasonable price, we were not picky!...

1Thank Theresa S
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Cabin was small and clean. Totally agree with prior review about the water pressure. It is very, very weak. After a long day of hiking, it's nice to look forward to a nice hot shower. This os the Only place we stayed that did not have a hair blower or shampoo and conditioner. The bed was ok, not as comfortable...

Thank NjAnnette
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Hillside Cottages is an extreme budget option that you should consider for Gardiner only if: - You don’t require water pressure in your shower! Meaning you have either “short” or “no hair” on your head and you don't mind taking 20 minute showers of “spitting” water….just so you can attempt to rinse the soap/shampoo off. (Yes, we advised the office...

1Thank webcam13
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Individual small cottages are tight but had microwave, fridge, TV and did the job for me. Located just up the street from entry to Yellowstone and a few miles from Mammoth Springs. Plenty of restaurant and shop options within walking distance, many right on the lovely river. The beds were a bit older and lumpy but comfortable enough. Staff was...

Thank ralph r
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay at Hillcrest cottages. The beds are comfortable and there are lots of outdoor seating areas with absolutely fantastic views. There's a delicious breakfast spot a few steps away, and lots of great restaurants within walking distance. This is a family-run accommodation with great service. It's only a mile or two from the entrance to Yellowstone,...

Thank Amanda S
Little Rock, AR
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed in cottage 1. Not a large room but has the essentials. Microwave, small fridge, rangetop. Staff is very friendly. Always looking to help. Proximity to road wasn't really an issue as the town is pretty quiet at night. Beds could use replacing. Not the most comfortable, but not horrible.

Thank wesleyw732

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hillcrest Cottages offer modern, distinctive individual cottages at the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park. Cottages vary in size for singles, couples or larger 2-room units to comfortably accommodate 1 - 7 people. All units include their own bathroom with shower, linens provided, heat and A/C, satellite TV, non-smoking rooms, and kitchenette facilities of microwave/fridge/coffee maker with larger units offering more complete kitchens. Dishes are available at the office for guests. Wifi is available on site. To reserve, we ask for name, address and credit card as guarantee with no advance charges made. Cancellations are 24 hour notice. Please call for available dates & rates. Located just 1/4 mile from Yellowstone's north gate, we have views of the mountains, and many cottages offer outside seating. Hillcrest Cottages is family owned and offers accommodations at a great value to enjoy Montana, and Yellowstone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillcrest Cottages

Address: 400 Scott St, PO Box 430, Gardiner, MT 59030-7761
Region: United States > Montana > Gardiner
Price Range: $105 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Hillcrest Cottages Hotel Gardiner
Hillcrest Hotel Gardiner
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“All rooms away from road...very quiet town.”
Bill85210, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some cabins are larger than others”
NjAnnette, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Small town so pretty quiet at night. Check parking for trailers/campers.”
786ralphr, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in cabin 8. It had a wonderful view but others may have more space.”
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scatteredlife, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Nice Rooms. Great Staff. Great Location. Excellent Value...”
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