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Big Bear Motel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 28 July 2013

We made an unplanned detour in our trip and showed up in Cody. We went to the visitors center and asked what to do and where to stay. We ended up at the big bear motel. It doesn't have a pretty ambiance, more of the kitschy appearance, in a good way. Several photo ops with the animal statuary on site...

1Thank ampanmangal
Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

How do you think we fell when we get so many nice people stay with us every night . [Pretty good] mention this and get a free horse ride in the cart Bill

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 25 July 2013

Stopped in Cody on way to Yellowstone. After driving past the brand new Super 8 (which I would usually not consider) and seeing the Big Bear Motel, we almost turned around --- afraid it would be the typical low-budget motel. However, it was just fine. We were in a newly built section with a spacious 2-Q room with room for...

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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

We try to make our place a better place daily we have added frigs to every room now and most have micros they are coming as well Bill

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Big Bear Motel? LOVED IT! It may only rate as a 2 star, but, it was a great find in Cody, Wyoming. The room was very clean and comfortable and had nice touches like hand-hewn wood trim and wood towel bars, hooks, etc. It also had a great outdoor pool and was very refreshing when the mercury reached 96F. The...

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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

YEE HAW right back at ya WITH A BIG HOWDY Bill and Jody Holly this guy must have got a ride with the horse

Point Richmond, California
Reviewed 19 July 2013

This place was our most memorable hotel on our trip to Yellowstone. It is clean, quiet, and a great place for kids. We did indeed get a free pony ride for my younger daughter and a couple of riding lessons for my two older daughters. The owners are very friendly and knowledgeable and went out of their way to make...

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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

Thanks and we think so to Bill thanks why we bought it Jody

Slidell, Louisiana
Reviewed 14 July 2013

My wife and I stayed in a king room on the ground floor for one night. The room was quiet. We did not hear the occupants next door or above us. The room had a microwave and mini-refrigerator. There is a standard motel through the wall HVAC unit that operated well and fairly quiet. It appeared that the room had...

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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

We are always to to better ours all new kings for this summer 2014 enjoy Bill and Jody

Dacono, Colorado
Reviewed 11 July 2013

Clean, good place to sleep. Very friendly, helpful staff. Good recommendations from them on what to see and where to go in Yellowstone. If you're looking for a good sleep and don't need a lot of "frills", this is a good choice. I think you'll find this place very family friendly as well. Very close to Yellowstone, so it was...

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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

We sure try to keep in mind a most peaceful motel that I have ever seen don't ya think Bill and Jody

Fleming Island
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Clean motel with fun atmosphere. Has nice outdoor pool and playground that was a hit with the kids and throw in pony ride as well. My family enjoyed the rodeo and free BBQ dinner the motel hosted for the Fourth of July. Daughter even rode pony in local parade thanks to the generosity of the clerk and the boots and...

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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

We have always believed in trying to keep with the western theme I mean we are in Cody Wy enjoy our western hospitality Bill and Jody

Philadelphia, Pa.
Reviewed 9 July 2013 via mobile

This place surprised me. We rolled into Cody around dinner time after driving most of the day. The "downtown" motels were more than we wanted to pay, and the. And the campground had RVs parked two feet apart. We drove a bit out of town and happened on the Big Bear motel. Front desk staff was very friendly and the...

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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words as we are always trying to be alittle better thanks again Bill and Jody Holly

Standish, England
Reviewed 8 July 2013

This hotel is in the heart of cowboy country. The reception staff very helpful and friendly, they gave us good advise on our journey the day we departed. Complimentary coffee served in the morning and there is a cafe cross the road that severs a good, cheap breakfast. The room was okay and clean. We went to Cody Rodeo, its...

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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

This are a no frills motel that is clean and welcoming we do have the basics AC, full baths tub showers, cable with HBO wifi , biggest pool in Cody thanks Bill

Ames, Iowa
Reviewed 6 July 2013

This motel is in a great location if you are heading out to Yellowstone's East Entrance, or if you are going to the rodeo (it's right next door). We were on our way to Yellowstone, so just stayed one night. Our room was basic, but very clean. Great water pressure and instant hot water (I love that!). Our kids enjoyed...

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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

We love this location horses and property big pool walk to rodeo what else would you ask for Bill

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Big Bear Motel is located just 52 miles from the East Gate of Yellowstone. We are a mom and pop American ran motel with 60 rooms on property along with 2 Vacation rentals located in Cody. We are walking distance to many great attractions here in Cody including the world famous Cody Night Rodeo (just a 5 minute walk away). The Old Trail Town is just a 2 minute walk away, and the BBHC or Buffalo Bill Center of The West is located just 2 miles away. We have 32 rooms that were completely renovated in recent years with multiple bed setups including 2 Handicap rooms and 2 Queen rooms with vaulted ceilings . Each of our rooms have cable television, full bath (tub and a shower), A/C and heat, WiFi, and some nice hot coffee in the morning in our main office complimentary to all guests staying with us. Come experience the west at the best place to stay in Cody, Big Bear Motel! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Big Bear Motel

Address: 139 W Yellowstone Ave, Cody, WY 82414-8723
Region: United States > Wyoming > Cody
Price Range: $113 - $272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Big Bear Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Big Bear Cody
Big Bear Motel Cody, Wyoming
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