If you’re planning a trip to Yellowstone, you’ll want to find the best place to stay for your travel style and budget. There are a variety of Yellowstone National Park hotels inside the park boundaries or in all the towns outside the five entrances.
Use this Yellowstone National Park travel guide to find the best hotel accommodation for your upcoming vacation!
We live hours away from Yellowstone and get the change to visit often. Our list of hotels near Yellowstone is based on our experiences staying in a variety of lodging options over the years.
Yellowstone National Park is open year-round, but most of the hotels and services inside the park close for the winter. It’s important to find the best lodging option for your winter vacation to Yellowstone.
Use our Yellowstone National Park Packing List to make sure you have the right clothing and gear for visiting any time of year! Grab your free printable packing checklist by clicking the image below!
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A Photo Tour of the Yellowstone Southern Loop
Take a visual tour through the south loop of Yellowstone National Park to see the wildlife, waterfalls, geysers, and landscapes you’ll find in this part of the park!
Planning A Yellowstone National Park Vacation
The time of year you visit Yellowstone will determine the things you can do. There are important things to know about visiting Yellowstone during each season: services available, lodging and campgrounds open, roads open, and things to do.
It’s important to know the Yellowstone National Park weather for the times you’ll visit.
Check out these articles for specific details of what it’s like to visit the park during the spring, summer, fall and winter.
- Yellowstone in the Spring
- Yellowstone in the Summer
- Yellowstone in the Fall
- Yellowstone in the Winter
Yellowstone National Park Hotels and Lodging
Yellowstone has a variety of different seasonal lodging options for guests to enjoy. Always check the NPS website for the most current lodging information and rates.
Opening and closing dates for Yellowstone hotels, lodges, and cabins in the park change each year and are subject to change.
Yellowstone Hotels and Cabins in the Summer
You’ll find hotel rooms and cabins available for Yellowstone lodging in the summer:
Canyon Lodge Hotel – 500+ hotel rooms and cabins located near the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Open mid-May to the end of October.
Grant Village Hotel – 50 hotel rooms with no elevators located in Grant Village. Open the end of May to the beginning of October.
Lake Yellowstone Hotel – choose from suites, lakeside hotel rooms, deluxe hotel rooms, standard lodge rooms (no elevator), or cabins. Open mid-May to the beginning of October.
Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel – choose from suites or deluxe hotel rooms in addition to hot tub cabins or other cabins with communal bathrooms. Open mid-May to the end of October.
Old Faithful Inn – this historic Yellowstone landmark offers suites with Geyser Basin views, junior suites with no view, hotel rooms with Geyser Basin views, deluxe and standard hotel rooms with no view. There are also Old House hotel rooms with a full bath and other rooms without a bathroom so guests use communal bathrooms. Open early May to early October.
Old Faithful Snow Lodge Hotel – enjoy your stay in a deluxe lodge room or cabins with private bathrooms. Open mid-April to the end of October.
Lake Lodge Cabins – 180+ cabins located behind the lodge. Open mid-June to the beginning of October.
Old Faithful Lodge Cabins – there are Frontier Cabins that include a bathroom and other cabins without a bathroom so guests use communal bathrooms. Open mid-May to early October.
Roosevelt Lodge Cabins – there are Frontier Cabins that include a bathroom and other cabins without a bathroom so guests use communal bathrooms. Open early June to early September.
Yellowstone Hotels and Cabins in the Winter
You’ll find hotel rooms and cabins available for Yellowstone winter lodging:
Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel & Cabins – the suites, deluxe room and hot tub cabins are open in the winter from mid-December to the beginning of March. You can access Mammoth with your vehicle from the Yellowstone North Entrance in Gardiner, Montana in the winter.
Old Faithful Snow Lodge & Cabins – the deluxe lodge room and frontier cabins are open in the winter from mid-December to the beginning of March. You will need to arrange Yellowstone snowcoach transportation to and from the Old Faithful Snow Lodge in the winter!!
Hotels Near Yellowstone National Park
There are five Yellowstone Park entrances where you’ll find a variety of hotels to fit your budget and travel style!
- West Yellowstone, MT
- Gardiner, MT
- Cooke City, MT
- Cody, WY
- Jackson, WY
Check out the list of hotels near Yellowstone that we recommend based on our experiences staying there!
Hotels in West Yellowstone
You’ll find the most variety of hotels in the town of West Yellowstone. We have stayed here in the spring, summer, fall and winter and recommend these hotels:
- Holiday Inn, West Yellowstone
- ClubHouse Inn, West Yellowstone
- Kelly Inn, West Yellowstone
- West Yellowstone hotels
Hotels in in Gardiner
Gardiner, Montana is located near the North Entrance of Yellowstone. This fun town is our favorite location when we want to get away from the tourist crowd! We have stayed here in the spring, summer, fall and winter and recommend these hotels:
- Yellowstone Gateway Inn, Gardiner
- Park Hotel Yellowstone, Gardiner
- Absaroka Lodge, Gardiner
- Gardiner hotels
Hotels in Cooke City or Silver Gate
If you don’t mind being off the grid, we highly recommend staying near the Northeast Entrance of Yellowstone. This location provides easy access to Lamar Valley and Beartooth Highway! We have stayed here in the spring, summer and fall. The town is open in the winter, but we haven’t had the chance to stay here during the winter yet. We recommend this hotel:
Hotels in Jackson, WY or Grand Teton
There are a variety of Grand Teton National Park lodging options: hotels, lodges, cabins, and camping. You’ll also find the same options in the town of Jackson, Wyoming. We have stayed here in the spring, summer, fall and winter and recommend these hotels:
Lodging Ideas Near Yellowstone
in addition to vacation rentals, cabins, RV Parks, and glamping
RV Parks Near Yellowstone National Park – You’ll find a variety of RV parks in West Yellowstone, Gardiner, Cody, and Jackson that offer amenities like full hookups, laundry facilities, showers, and more!
Glamping Near Yellowstone National Park – From luxurious tents with all the amenities of home to rustic cabins tucked away in the woods, you can create your own customized Yellowstone glamping adventure that fits your budget and style.
There are rustic cabins inside Yellowstone, as well as glamping tents in West Yellowstone, glamping tipis in Gardiner, and glamping tents in Paradise Valley north of Gardiner.
Cabins Near Yellowstone National Park – In addition to the cabin options in Yellowstone, there are rustic cabins and vacation rental cabins in all the park entrance towns to fit your budget and style!
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