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The Historic Elk Mountain Hotel

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally enjoyed our stay. We were in the "Evans" room. Perfect accommodations for the theme of our stay. The history of the hotel has been preserved and is very interesting. Probably the best thing that I can say about our stay is this: We arrived at 5pm Friday afternoon, left at 10:30am Saturday, but felt like we had been there...

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HistoricHotel, Owner at The Historic Elk Mountain Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the endorsement Lee. It was a pleasure to have you and your wife here. Don't wait to celebrate another 33 years, come back and see us sooner! Glad that we made your stay memorable. That is after all, our aim.

Reviewed 12 February 2017

This is definitely a little hidden gem! The rooms are on the smaller side but very comfortable and beautifully decorated in the folk-Victorian era of its hay-day when it was a stop over for the celebrities and entertainers for which the rooms are named. We had dinner reservations at the in-house restaurant; the gourmet meals, prepared by the co-owner and...

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HistoricHotel, Manager at The Historic Elk Mountain Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind remarks. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again sometime when you pass through this area.

Glendo, Wyoming
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Lovely, quiet, clean room with comfortable bed. We needed a relaxing get away and we got more than we ever expected. The owners were attentive and did everything they could to make our stay enjoyable. The gourmet meals were fabulous. We can't wait to return.

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HistoricHotel, Owner at The Historic Elk Mountain Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind remarks, we look forward to catching up with you again when you can get away from the ranch, and maybe you can bring your son! Happy Holidays!

Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

This place is an immaculate, comfortable gem in an unlikely location. Beautifully restored historic property doing double duty as a refuge from notorious I-80 closing winter storms. We pulled up late afternoon on the Sunday after Thanksgiving escaping the frightening whiteout blizzard. Elk Mountain Wyoming. Population 109. Really? Lodging here? Crept into an empty snow covered parking lot and a...

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HistoricHotel, Owner at The Historic Elk Mountain Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind remarks. Hope your delay did not prevent Journey from getting her attendance award. It was a blizzard after all. Glad you got to your destination safely and hope to see you again sometime in better weather.

Banner, Wyoming, United States
Reviewed 18 November 2016

A jewel in the middle of nowhere. Wonderful accommodations and delicious meals in a perfect setting. The owners and Melissa made our visit very special. Will definitely be back with friends. A romantic, intimate getaway!!

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HistoricHotel, General Manager at The Historic Elk Mountain Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind remarks that I will share with my staff. Glad you had a good time and we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel is more like a historic western hotel bed and gourmet food experience. It is in an extremely quite, off the freeway, hotel built in 1905 but with new modern amenities. The gourmet restaurant offers a full gluten free menu. Chef Susan is a magician with foods. The floors squeak a little but for me, a person who loves...

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HistoricHotel, Owner at The Historic Elk Mountain Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks Gary, it was great to meet both of you and hope we will see you again sometime when you are in the area.

Reviewed 19 October 2016

Hotel is a small hotel off the beaten path, but well worth the trip. Furnished with beautiful Victorian antiques, but very comfortable. Owners were very gracious, room was very comfortable - there are two parlors, plus a dining room. We ate dinner & breakfast there - food was great, owner is a classically trained Cordon Bleu chef. We had originally...

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HistoricHotel, Owner at The Historic Elk Mountain Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your appreciation. Hope the rest of the stay in Yellowstone goes equally well and you have a great time. Hope you also enjoyed the journey up to Yellowstone and you had a pleasant day's drive. Cheers!

LaFayette, New York
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Traveling with my sister and brother-in-law, my husband and I were looking for a hotel somewhere between Yellowstone and Rocky Mountain National Park and were pretty much resigned to booking a chain hotel off the interstate. But luckily we happened upon the Historic Elk Mountain Hotel while we were researching the route and we were so glad we did. Driving...

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HistoricHotel, Owner at The Historic Elk Mountain Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks Candace for your kind remarks that I will share with the staff because we are a team here and everyone plays a part, even those you do not see. Glad the route worked out. We live in a beautiful part of the country and as usual the best bits are not viewable via the Interstates. Anyway glad you had...

Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The Historic Elk Mountain Hotel is very well done. The rooms are well decorated, with comfortable beds and side chairs. The views from the rooms is all trees and Wyoming hills. The two sitting rooms are very comfortable. Dining is of top quality. Well done..

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HistoricHotel, Owner at The Historic Elk Mountain Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind remarks. Glad you enjoyed your stay in our quiet neck of the woods.

Reviewed 12 September 2016

We were looking for a unique hotel for a one night stay between Jackson Hole and Denver. What a delightful find the Elk Mountain Hotel was! Our room was very clean and comfortable. We enjoyed before dinner cocktails in the parlor where we had an opportunity to review pictures of the restoration and visit with the owners, Susan and Arthur....

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Thanks Miki, it was a pleasure to meet you.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This is a small Victorian country inn (est 1905) in its own grounds next to the Medicine Bow River. Located midway between Laramie and Rawlins and just 3 miles south of the I-80. We are an adult facility with no accommodation for children or pets. The hotel has a dining room offering full service breakfasts and gourmet style dinners. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Historic Elk Mountain Hotel

Address: 102 East Main Street, Elk Mountain, WY 82324
Region: United States > Wyoming > Elk Mountain
Price Range: ₹ 10,407 - ₹ 12,540 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Historic Elk Mountain Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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