Chico Hot Springs Resort

Address: 163 Chico Road, Pray, Montana, 59065, United States | Lodge
Telephone: 406-333-4933
 
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
 

How has this lodge rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.

Location

This lodge, located on 163 Chico Road, Pray, is near Fridley Creek and Sixmile Creek.
Map this lodge

Amenities

           

        TravelPod Member ReviewsChico Hot Springs Resort Pray

        Reviewed by fol-de-re

        Charming lodge steeped in history - fantastic food.

        Reviewed Sep 5, 2015
        by (14 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

        Overall, this was a great place to stay and I would definitely recommend it, It was such an interesting place that it gets it's own entry, which says a lot about it - but - if we are going to be picky - there were a number of frustrating things about it. If the detail interest you - read the full entry.

        Chico House Rules
        Chico Hot Springs, United States
        Chico's piano
        Chico Hot Springs, United States

        This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

        Reviewed by frostys

        Great fun

        Reviewed Aug 15, 2015
        by (38 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

        Fab pools, Resturant great

        This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

        Reviewed by ludwigs09

        Horse back riding

        Reviewed Aug 18, 2014
        by (7 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

        -

        Trail riding in Montana
        Rapid City, United States

        This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

        Reviewed by sirnick

        A great base camp for summer or winter activities

        Reviewed Jan 22, 2014
        by (6 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

        Set in low foothills north of Yellowstone National Park, this charming resort continues to use its hot spring-fed pools as a major attraction. Its comfortable lobby is a museum of the resort's long history. Conference facilities are located in two large buildings. Cabins are distributed around the larger buildings, and the latter include a saloon that attracts a lively crowd in the evenings.

        Chico Hot Springs Resort
        Pray, United States
        Absaroka Dogsled Treks office
        Pray, United States
        Hot Springs pool
        Pray, United States

        This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

        Reviewed by travel991

        Pompous Overrated Tourist Trap

        Reviewed Jul 19, 2012
        by (1 review) , United States Flag of United States

        We first stayed here in the 90's and decided to try it again with our Yellowstone trip. Not good unless you like dirty and tacky.
        They did build new shower rooms at the pool, but went from spacious and dirty to cramped and dirty. A local told us they recently raised the cost for there pool passes by over 200%!! Now not only will they limit there times coming to the pool but will not spend another dime at the poolside grill or bar. They said they've spent thousands over the recent years eating and entertaining at Chico, but no more. We are no more as well.

        This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

        Historical Traveler Reviews Chico Hot Springs Resort Pray

        We paid for the extras

        from

        Sept 19, 2004 We had just spent 4 nights in a cabin in Roosevelt Lodge where it was cold and spartan. The only room available for the Saturday night was a jacuzzi room in the lodge. We didn't need the jacuzzi after the hot springs dip, it's a good thing cause we didn't have much hot water for showers either. I had a massage at the "spa." Nice after Yellowstone. Dinner was "uptown" in the dining room, we knew what to expect. Who would order seafood way out there? Checkout on Sunday morning was a madhouse! Long lines. We missed breakfast. We liked the pool, though it has little personality. Drinks were cheap at the pool. Mountain bikes were poor quality.

        If your an average Joe your screwed.

        from

        Doors don't fit in door jams properly, very noisy coming and going. Locks and keys don't fit right in the doors and also makes things very frustrating. Makes a hell of a noise trying to get into and leave your room. No hot water in room.

        Employees really don't give a damn unless you are rich and famous from what I read of the news articles on the walls.

        The restaurant was expensive and no matter where you sat you felt like you were right next to the kitchen.

        Chico is First Rate

        from

        Stayed here on 8/16/2004

        Dinner was superb! Service was impeccable - may have been one of the best served dinners we've eaten. Breakfast buffet in the morning ($7.95 for adults, much less for kids) was a great buy too.

        We stayed in the "old lodge", the room was spartan and didn't have a bathroom or sink which wasn't a huge deal, but note these rooms CAN BE VERY HOT in the summer and they have NO A/C ! Chico did provide a (noisy) electric fan though. This was only complaint. Hot springs pools were fun.

        Thanks Chico - wish we had more time!

        Kill the porch lights!

        from

        We just got back today. Great food. Great hot springs. No tech distractions (TV, phone, etc.). Awful, awful porch lights. We had 5 blazing away all night long within 20 feet of our king room in the Lower Lodge. It was all I could do not to sneak out there and unscrew them. No AC, so you need the windows open to stay cool and the inside of the room was lit up like Xmas from the lights. Also, you may want to bring ear plugs, because it may be quiet, or you may have to listen to people's ankle biters racing around on the porch (after midnight). Perhaps it's the porch lights that keep them juiced up so late. Be prepared.

        Fantastic Lodge!!

        from

        Our family has been to Chico Hot Springs 6 times in the last four years. We are avid travellers. In comparing Chicos food, lodging, atmosphere, fantastic, breathtaking scenery to any posh resort in the Carribean or fancy hotel in any city USA-I'd say to you -Check this place out!!. The hot springs and spa are wonderfully relaxing. The bar usually has great bands on the weekend with an eclectic crowd. There are babysitters available. (we've always had great sitters.) If you are planning a trip out west, this is a fantastic stop before or after you do Yellowstone Park.

        Take a break, come to Chico!

        from

        This is without a doubt the most relaxing place in Montana. You can feel the stress leave as you walk in the front door. The lodge is very reasonably priced if you don't mind smaller rooms and a shared bathroom down the hall. Even on the busiest weekends in the summer there's rarely a line for the bathroom so don't worry. If you prefer a more traditional hotel room, Chico has those too. Located in beautiful Paradise Valley, the views are magnificent. The Chico Dining room is definitely some of the finest cuisine in the state, but don't forget about the ribs at the poolside grill. Drop everything and book your trip here now!

        Want to return to Chico for great honeymoon

        from

        My Sister and I visited her mother in law in Pray MT in 1998. We went to Chico several times and had an excellent time. It made my first trip to MT more memorable and wanting to return. My fiancee and I are planning a May 2005 wedding and I would love to return to Chico for our honeymoon. She has never been to MT and would love to have the romantic getaway Chico has to offer.

        Hated to leave!

        from

        Chico Hot Springs was a wonderful resort. Their website does not do it justice. It was casual yet elegant. We couldn't have been treated better and our rooms in the lower lodge were beautiful. What an excellent way to relax and unwind. If you get the chance, go to the Chico Hot Springs Resort!

        A Surprise in Paradise

        from

        I've been to Chico Hot Springs for dinner eight times over the past 15 years. This is not just another steak joint in Montana. The menu never fails to hit the mark without going overboard. A talented kitchen which knows it's limitations. I've also spotted some celebrities there over the years including, among others, Robert Redford and Sissy Spacek. If you're looking for a good spot in Paradise Valley, this is it!

        Unforgetable

        from

        What a wonderful place. All you could ask for and less..as in no TV or phones...the springs are delicious and stay open from 6 AM to 12Pm...from 6 to 9Am the pools are quiet before the youngsters arrive..and again between 10 and 12PM. THe lodge room we stayed in was cozy and nicely decorated..the lobby is no tech with board games and a piano....dining room serves excellent food and the whole expericence was GREAT..I am planning on going back ASAP!!

        TripAdvisor Reviews Chico Hot Springs Resort Pray

        4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
         

        Travel Blogs from Pray

        Hot Springs and Steam

        A travel blog entry by fol-de-re on Sep 05, 2015

        1 comment, 10 photos

        We are staying at Chico Hot Springs Resort for 3 nights. There are some frustrating things about this hotel (read the review if this matters to you) but overall, It is a great place to stay and the food is fantastic.

        We drove into Yellowstone today and stopped at a cool saddle shop in Gardiner on the way to buy a belt for my camera. This …

        Charming Chico

        A travel blog entry by fol-de-re on Sep 07, 2015

        5 photos

        Overall, this was a great place to stay and I would definitely recommend it. It was such an interesting place that it gets it's own entry, which says a lot about it - but - if we are going to be picky - there were a number of frustrating things about it:

        It is situated 30 miles from Yellowstone - you have to do that distance both ways and …

        Beartooth Highway - Jaw Dropping!

        A travel blog entry by fol-de-re on Sep 04, 2015

        10 photos

        We left Billings behind us and continued to head West towards the Beartooth Highway. This 68 mile stretch of road runs right into Yellowstone Park. We passed through Red Rocks on the way, which is a lovely little place. This would have been a better overnight stop than Billings I think, although we had travelled about as far as we could go …

        Day 21 - White water rafting on Yellowstone River

        A travel blog entry by frostys on Aug 16, 2015

        1 comment, 30 photos

        A very early start, 6am when we all woke thinking it was rather chilly in our rooms, Frankle & I had opened windows in the night but were starting to regret it! Chris our very own walking talking whoopee cushion was again on form, but it appeared the sore back was starting to hinder him, Shame! We drank our coffees & headed out to the bikes …

        Nights 9 & 10: On the Super Volcano

        A travel blog entry by splencner on Jul 02, 2014

        7 photos

        ... bear just south of the Tower junction. He was playing in a low gully and getting the attention of rangers and tourists. From here we headed east into the legendary Lamar Valley. The valleys of YNP spread out for miles like a stage. They are shortgrass prairie walled in by hills covered by thick pine forests and teeming with reintroduced wolf packs. Water flows all around. At the west end of the valley we saw what we expected: several pronghorn. As it spreads out ...

        Traveler Photos Chico Hot Springs Resort Pray

        Our cabin neighbor's pre-wedding celebration
        Pray, United States
        View from just outside our cabin
        Pray, United States
        Another view from just outside our cabin
        Pray, United States
        View from just outside our cabin 707
        Pray, United States
        Chico Hot Springs Resort lobby
        Pray, United States
        Another view from just outside our cabin
        Pray, United States
        Trail riding in Montana
        Rapid City, United States
        Dogsledding demonstration at Chico Hot Springs
        Mammoth Hot Springs, United States
        Chico House Rules
        Chico Hot Springs, United States