The Best Budget Hotels in Gardiner


The savviest national park travelers know that a vacation to Yellowstone doesn’t have to break your budget. One of the best ways to save on a trip to the country’s first national park is to stay in a gateway community like Bozeman, Livingston, or Gardiner. You can get more amenities for less money while still having easy access to the park every day. Gardiner has the advantage of being right at the north entrance to the park, and it has a few budget hotels to choose from that go beyond the basics. Here are some of the best options for an inexpensive stay in Gardiner.

Super 8 by Wyndham Gardiner

The Super 8 by Wyndham Gardiner keeps regenerative tourism top of mind as a Wyndham Certified Green Hotel. This program helps to reduce participating hotels’ footprints while increasing sustainable practices like increased recycling efforts, putting in water-efficient fixtures, installing solar panels or offering a green housekeeping program.

In addition to keeping the focus on the planet, this budget hotel keeps prices low without scrimping on amenities. With free coffee, free wifi, mobile check-in, onsite guest laundry, pet-friendly rooms, and comfortable rooms, the Super 8 by Wyndham Gardiner can be your comfy
home base for a Yellowstone adventure.

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Travelodge by Wyndham Gardiner Yellowstone Park North

In partnership with the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), Travelodge by Wyndham Gardiner Yellowstone Park North helps protect the beautiful spaces you’ll see on your visit. And as a Wyndham Green Hotel, the property focuses on in-house sustainability too.

With amenities like free parking and complimentary wifi, onsite guest laundry, and a mini fridge and coffee maker in the room, you don’t have to leave your life behind when you visit this remote part of the country. Modern rooms and suites offer accommodations that can meet the needs of solo travelers, families, and remote workers throwing a bit of fun into their schedules. With dining options nearby and just a few blocks from the main hub of Gardiner, the Travelodge by Wyndham Gardiner makes a money-saving choice that doesn’t cut corners.

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Hillcrest Cottages

With standalone cottages and three motel rooms on the property, Hillcrest Cottages offer a basic motel feel without a big price tag. You’ll find a mini fridge, toaster and microwave in the cottages (with a two-burner electric stove top in some of the larger ones), with pots, pans, plates and utensils available from the front desk. Set away from town; the property is still easy to get to from the main drag.

Yellowstone River Motel

Clean and affordable, with a grassy shared patio overlooking the Yellowstone River, the Yellowstone River Motel gives you simple accommodation just outside the park. They’ve got all the basics that you can’t take for granted when you’re venturing into a national park: hairdryers, mini fridge, free wifi, and all non-smoking rooms.

The Super 8 by Wyndham Gardiner and the Travelodge Travelodge by Wyndham Gardiner Yellowstone Park North belong to the Starry Night Lodging family of properties. That comes with a commitment to regenerative tourism and sustainability while maintaining a high level of quality and cleanliness you can count on. Book now to start the adventure.