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Big Bear Motel
Ranked #13 of 29 Hotels in Cody
Reviewed 18 March 2014

Although its is in a good location, near the Cody dam and the way to yellowstone park, this hotel has very simple rooms. Ive expected more, mainly because the purpose (cowboy like place). I recomend it if you are going to stay for a weekend. No more than this..

Room Tip: the rooms in the ground flor is better than the upper ones.
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  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Bigbearmotel2, Manager at Big Bear Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2014

I do agree with this review 100% we do have very simple rooms full private baths/tub shower ac, cable tv, wifi, coffee in the morn, big pool heated, horses on property, even one that rides in a golf car thats right. there are a few high end lodges in Cody that do a great job but I can't afford one Bill and Jody Simple clean and like home Big Bear Motel

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Reviewed 1 March 2014

We were looking for a quick RON on our road trip and this was the best! The owner comes out with a friendly handshake and welcome, gave us an excellent restaurant suggestion. The price and value were the best bang for the buck. I will go back next time through.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2014

We love our job that's what I can say about this review stop on by to check us out, gladly give a room tour on request at reasonable time Bill and Jody

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Reviewed 24 January 2014

This motel is all ground floor, parking at your door. Perfect if you want day trips up the north fork or south fork of the Shoshone River. Room was cozy and very clean. No bells and whistles, but a nice, clean place to stay. Rough hewn wood motif, clean bed, bathroom spotless.

Stayed: December 2013, travelled solo
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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2014

Thanks for the kind words hope to see you again soon the park has been wonderful this spring Bill owner

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Reviewed 15 November 2013

What a fun experience for a change. I wish we could have stayed longer. I've never felt so at home. Our room was clean and comfortable. The horses were a fun treat. So if you want to sit back and enjoy a cozy place with mountains as a backdrop, friendly owners and staff... It's the best place to be. I will be back whenever I can.

Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Char D
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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2014

We find this to be so true we have only left about 20 days in 11 years and missed the place greatly when gone. What's up with that I guess when your life is a vacation you don't need many Bill and Jody Holly stop be very good chance we will be here to say hi

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Reviewed 10 November 2013

This is our second stay at Big Bear- the rooms are nice and modern, very comfortable beds, hot water, coffee in the morning at 7:30 in the office- The rates here are good, it's really clean the owner is great- they have been updating and all is good... the restaurant they recommended for supper, Cassie's, is really wonderful- a little pricey but worth every penny- the place across the street for breakfast is good also- reasonably priced and coffee there is 25 cents! Can't wait until our next trip to that area!

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2014

We love to have reruns come back over and over. Hope to see ya again soon Bill

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Reviewed 14 October 2013

I stayed at the Big Bear for 3 nights during trips into Yellowstone. It seemed newly renovated and was well worth the price. I liked it much better than Lake Yellowstone Hotel in the Park where I paid almost $300 a night (did have a private bathroom).

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2014

Come see Yellowstone and stay at the Big Bear I have been trying to tell everybody this for 11 years finally your listening [ha ha] Bill and Jody Holly

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Reviewed 14 October 2013

When you think of a rustic motel at the edge of the Rocky Mountains, this is it. Nothing really wrong with the rooms, but furnishings and carpet are definitely older. Didn't care for the fact that no coffee was available until 8am (when the office opens)... coffee makers in the rooms would be nice. Seemed clean, just rustic.

Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2014

I chuckle when I read this one Cody doesn't even have a Hilton I wonder what there daily rate would be if there was one here for a 100 day season. Maybe he didn't notice but we live next door to Jeramiah Johnson [Old Trail town] great place to visit by the way Bill Holly owner

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Additional Information about Big Bear Motel

Address: 139 W Yellowstone Ave, Cody, WY 82414-8723
Region: United States > Wyoming > Cody
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 29 Hotels in Cody
Price Range: £56 - £122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Big Bear Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 66
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 66 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 
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