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Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

A perfect ending (lodging-wise) to a wonderful, but a long, day of driving and hiking in the Yellowstone. Great location 5 miles north of Mammoth Hot Springs. Friendly and helpful staff. Refrigerator and microwave and WiFi included. A small but comfortable cottage.

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2Thank Aharon D
Carrollton, Virginia
Reviewed 14 February 2015

Last September I traveled from Virginia to Washington and stayed in several different hotels/motels. After spending a whole day driving through both Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, I was pretty tired. I had thought to make it much further into Montana, but decided to stop in Gardiner. I had not made any reservations and most of the motels and...

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6Thank Marnie L
Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 17 September 2014

While a simple place to stay over,the price is extremely affordable.The owner is genuinely kind and helpful, as we had late luggage arrive and she kept for us with a smile and even offered to carry a bag over for me.The cottages are small but its all u need if its a quick stopover before hitting yellowstone your looking for.

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4Thank irishwillcny
Grand Junction, Colorado
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Had the whole family come in so four generations at the Yellowstone National park. Great people and really clean rooms. Excellent value for north entrance visitor. We have been coming out for almost three decades now. Look forward to three more. This place is motorbike friendly.

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3Thank bbally
New York City, New York
Reviewed 28 August 2014

We were so excited to have our very own "cottage"! But truthfully, it's pretty much the same size, layout and looks as a regular motel room. But, it's a tremendously clean place and away from the main road that you won't hear a thing but yourself breathing. Wifi worked well and had a strong signal and there were no signs...

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5Thank Ridge86er
Franklin, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Spent one night here before entering Yellowstone NP. The rate was very reasonable and we had a good sleep. The cottage's are old but well cared for. The cottages are located right in the middle of town so you have easy access to the restaurants.

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2Thank nkimperial
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2014

We stayed here for 1 night at the end of June on our way to Helena. We arrived early because it had been raining on and off all day (more on than off) Annie offered to cancel our reservation so that we could drive on to Bozeman to get nearer Helena, She tried a Best Western and they wanted $200...

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3Thank SteveFromBristolUK
Lethbridge, Canada
Reviewed 10 August 2014

I was eaten alive by bedbugs when staying here for a quick overnighter coming out of Yellowstone, as was my 2 year old son. I wrote an email to the owners letting them know about the problem and they didn't bother to even answer. Three showers and I still didn't feel clean after staying here. Stay away.

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Annie B, Owner at Hillcrest Cottages, responded to this review

For those who are reading this review we ask that you please leave us a note or talk to us in person so that we can immediately address any problems or issues you may have with your room or our service. We have not been able to determine that we actually have a bedbug problem, but we have people traveling...

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Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

Great place, friendly owners, minutes from the Gardiner Gateway YNP entrance. Exactly as advertised and clarified through a pre-visit phone call. We had the large cabin w/ 8 people, incl 4 teens/young adults-- never ran out of hot water, hahaha. Great little kitchen, washer/dryer, complete utensils/dishes, air conditioner. The Hillcrest hearkens back to a simpler time, and we loved it....

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Reviewed 27 July 2014

Stayed at the Hillcrest Cabins last week. Four adults shared a two room cabin. My husband and I slept in the kitchen (the bed was OK). The other room had a double and a single. The pros: it was clean and quiet, there was a kitchen with a full refrigerator and a stove, the people who worked there were very...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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 West Scott St., PO Box 430, Gardiner, MT 59030
Region: United States > Montana > Gardiner
Price Range: $102 - $131 (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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