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Hillcrest Cottages

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Reviewed 10 June 2016

First off, if you are trying to decide between West Yellowstone or Gardiner to stay while visiting the park, (I cannot stress this enough) choose Gardiner! And if, like us, you don't want to spend a fortune to spend the night, you can't go wrong with Hillcrest Cottages. We loved this place, from the perfect location to the down-home, no...

Thank scatteredlife
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 February 2016

While looking for a place to stay for 5 people, we went all over town in Gardiner and every hotel/motel had exorbitant rates. On our third attempt driving up the main street we saw the signs of Hillcrest Cottages and we were ecstatic to find a two bedroom cottage to accommodate everyone at an extremely reasonable rate! They even had...

3Thank Subir M
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We were a party of 2 and stayed at the Hillcrest for 7 great days. The cottages are small but very quaint.We had a nice view of the mountains from our little front porch. The owners and their son Michael were so pleasant and helpful. I have stayed in Gardiner many times but this was my first time at the...

2Thank teresa b
Helena, Montana
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Much more enjoyable experience than staying in a cookie cutter hotel room. The staff was great. A nice change of pace in our own little cottage and perfect place to rest after a long day in the park. Within walking distance to pretty much everything in town. Will definitely stay here next time we come to Gardiner...

1Thank Mess417
Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We picked Hillcrest Cottages because they were attractive and a great location in Gardiner. The price, too, was attractive. After making reservations we changed them, no problem, no hassle. On our arrival we found that the little cabins that were so well kept on the outside were even nicer on the inside. Annie spent some time giving us some travel/tourist...

1Thank Robert_DRS2015
New Haven, Indiana
Reviewed 14 August 2015

For the 3rd time now we have visited Gardiner, MT, we have picked Hillside Cottages. Do not confuse this for a 5-star resort. This is a lovely, family-run, clean, reasonably priced location. The staff is always helpful. We do not stop here for pools and amenities, we stay here as it is a lovely base for a couple days adventure...

1Thank Marianne B
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

In a world (town) full of over $200 a night Motel 6-type hotels, this place stands out, if for no other reason than rooms here - mostly individual cottages - cost half that. Although this is a pretty old place, it is spotlessly clean and in excellent shape. It's family owned and run, and the couple who owns it is...

7Thank Pam K
North Carolina
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed in this cottage with two queen beds, a bathroom, and a kitchen on the night of July 15, 2015 while visiting Yellowstone National Park. The cottage was clean and comfortable, with a well-functioning shower and hot water. The kitchen was the type you might find in a small apartment. I hesitate to give this place any more than...

2Thank karoleigh
Grand Junction, Colorado
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Nice thing about staying at a place where the owners are onsite is they care! Have stayed with Annie since about 1985 or so. This place is not fancy, but for touring the park and having a basecamp for fishing this is one fine place. Walking distance to the bars and restaurants so no need to worry about driving after...

Thank bbally
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Reviewed 24 June 2015

First time to Montana. We stayed 4 days at Hillcrest Cottages. The owners Annie & Art are very sweet. Our little cottage was very clean. We loved it! Would definitely recommend this place. Several places to eat. If you want a "Great Steak" just across the street is Cowboys Grill. The nicest owner, and definitely GOOD food. A must place...

2Thank Robin L

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • 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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“We stayed in cabin 8. It had a wonderful view but others may have more space.”
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