Big Bear Motel

Address: 139 West Yellowstone Avenue, Cody, Wyoming, 82414, United States | Motel
 
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This motel, located on 139 West Yellowstone Avenue, Cody, is near Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody Night Rodeo, Old West Miniature Village and Museum, and Teton National Forest.
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      Historical Traveler Reviews Big Bear Motel Cody

      Two thumbs up

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      I had the pleasure of staying at the Big Bear Motel in Cody on a recent trip to Wyoming. The rooms were neat and clean the Big Bear is convenient to many major attractions and owners Bill and Jody were extremely helpful with suggestions on things to do and places to go in the area, they made me feel like one of the family. I can't say enough good thing about the Big Bear heated pool, wireless internet, fantastic river and mountain views go check it out for yourself.

      Big Bear Motel

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      We recently stayed at the Big Bear Motel in Cody, WY. Our hosts, Bill and Jody, were extremely helpful with sites to see, places to shop, and the best food in town. Following their reccommendations we had a truly fantastic time! We were even given a keepsake to remember them by and now display it in our home! We know that when we make a return visit, The Big Bear Motel will be the place that we will stay. We know that others have found it a good place so make sure to call for your reservations!

      #1 in our opinion

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      Hi- We stayed at the Big Bear Motel June 26th and it was a great place- it was clean, comfortable,the owners were very nice and helpful. Very knowlegeable about events and places to visit in the area. We walked to the Cody Night Rodeo from the motel- about a 5 minute walk-had great seats in the Buzzard's Roost as recommended by the motel owner when we bought the tickets from him and had a nice moon-lit walk back after the rodeo. The motel has a nice, clean outdoor swimming pool, horses out back and a view when you walk back there of the Shoshone River. The place was quiet, just outside of town, but near enough to go into town anytime by car- (Cody is a great town)- and the price was reasonable- can't say enough about this place- it was our favorite stay out of our entire vacation- we highly recommend it to anyone looking for a comfortable, affordable place to stay and see a great part of our country- not very fancy with all the extra doo-dads- just home-like, friendly, and it should be #1 in our opinion.

      Patrick & Elaine from Gardner, Massachusetts

      A decent stay

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      A good price, and it is only about 1/4 mile from the rodeo. It's a little family-run motel, and they do a good job keeping it clean. If you need modern, then this place is not for you. But if you want good value and clean for a night or 2, then the Big Bear is a nice place to stay.

      Big Bear a Good Value

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      Stayed here on 8/9. A bit of a throwback from the 60's - but the room was very clean, if not dated and the pool is big. Great for families! Wake up early and score some donuts/juice/coffee in the office.

      You can (nearly) walk to the Rodeo too - about 1/4 mile up the road - this is handy.

      Nice Motel

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      We stayed there for 3 nights. I loved the quiet of the place and it has a nice heated pool which is nice on the cool evenings in Cody.

      I liked the setup of the room , a wall seperates the bathroom area from the beds and the sinks are outside the bathroom.

      It is not a fancy place, no phone, the TV only has 7 channels but that isn;t what we were there for so it didn't bother us.

      We would stay there again.

      Big Bear = Big Value

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      Whenever I'm in Cody I stay at the Big Bear. It was my home for two weeks when I attended a Larom Summer Institute, and the staff always treats me like family. The Big Bear is dog-friendly. and my pooch always got treats and pets from the staff. Big Bear is home!

      Great for the Family

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      My daughter and I stayed one night at the Big Bear Motel. It was one of the best nights we had on our whole trip. We enjoyed the family atmosphere, clean, quiet room, large clean pool and friendly service.

      It had a nice country feeling, while still being on the edge of town to make everything in Cody easily accessible. We had stayed at too many chain motels and found this place to be a delightful change. (I especially enjoyed the reasonable rates.) I can't recommend this place to someone looking for room service, conference facilities, buffet breakfast, etc. But, for the family on vacation looking for comfortable and friendly value, this motel is great. We will always recommend it and make it a point to stay again if we are out in Cody.

      Screwed-up Reservation

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      In May 2003, we made reservations for a 4 day stay from September 5 - 9 at the Big Bear Motel in Cody, WY. When we tried to check in in the early evening on Sept. 5, the night manager told us that there were no rooms vacant. Thinking that this was dry humor, Cody style, we showed him the written confirmed reservation. He said that he was hired on May 1 for the job and that he had not been trained on the motel's reservation system. No offer to help us find lodging elsewhere. E-mails, protesting this outrageous incident, were both sent to the motel and Chamber of Commerce. Both ignored our protests. Unless you absolutely have to visit Cody, there are other interesting places to go to in Wyoming. In case you have made reservations at the Big Bear Motel, be sure to also carry camping equipment on your trip. You will need it !

      TripAdvisor Reviews Big Bear Motel Cody

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
       

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      A travel blog entry by famjansen on Jul 22, 2014

      3 comments, 18 photos

      Inmiddels hebben we een nacht achter de rug in Cody en zitten we op ons zitje in de zon voor de motelkamer.

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