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Betsy M
Hendersonville, North Carolina

YVL is a rustic gem

5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 Sept 2021
I’ve written many reviews on YVL, missed last year because we moved a week later.
2020 we still made it to YVL, Kevin and Danielle did their best to keep things running smoothly during the pandemic. Take out from the grill was outstanding every night.

2021- Hubby and I spent 10 nights at YVL on a fishing package. Dinner is included in some packages. I recommend checking out the packages for some great deals. Cozy Cabin 5 had some upgrades I’m sure done to all. New tile. Microwave joins the fridge and coffee maker. Everything is rustic and cozy. The view from the cabins is unmatched. But the truly spectacular reason to stay at YVL is to dine in the Yellowstone Valley Grill. Make your dinner reservations early. The restaurant was packed every night. We love the rustic charm and look of the place. We’ve been coming back since 2004. We’ve met several owners and managers. Also chefs. What keeps us coming back is the people and YVGrill. Being taken care of is my vacation, and the staff of YVL and YVG take excellent care of me, and all their guests. The path from the new office to the restaurant is fully lighted at night. Making the walk back to our cabin easier after a great meal and great wine. Yes, we are booked for next year.
Date of stay: September 2021
Room Tip: The newer larger accommodations are closer to the road noise.
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Responded 19 Sept 2021
Thank you Betsy and Sean! See you next year!
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Reviewed 18 August 2021 via mobile

We had the best time here. The best views in the valley and so relaxing. The lodge coordinated fishing trips and a Yellowstone tour for us. Their restaurant is the best in the valley! (Get reservations when you book) Kevin and Danielle are simply the best to work with. We have already reserved our cabin for next year. Don’t pass on this gem!

Date of stay: August 2021
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Danielle and Kevin Otero, General Manager at Yellowstone Valley Lodge, Ascend Hotel Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2021

Thank you so very much for all the positive feedback! It was so nice to meet you all, we are so happy you enjoyed your stay and we're looking forward to your next visit. See you soon!

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Reviewed 25 July 2021 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at YVL! We were in an Absaroka Deluxe cabin (#18) and it was perfect for us. 2 bedrooms with a kitchenette with a full-size refrigerator, microwave, toaster oven, and coffee maker. Back patio with Adirondack chairs overlooking the Yellowstone River—the best!
Kevin and Danielle, the managers, are friendly, helpful and accommodating. The breakfast offerings were delicious and a great start for a day of fishing. Read reviews for the Yellowstone Valley Grill, the on-site restaurant, and book your dinner reservation WELL in advance—it’s fantastic!
My son and I enjoyed a float from a launch upriver to YVL. Rubber Ducky rentals in nearby Livingston provided all the tools for paddle boarding/rafting—highly recommend. Also enjoyed fly fishing from the bank on the grounds of the lodge. Great time all around!

Date of stay: July 2021
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Danielle and Kevin Otero, General Manager at Yellowstone Valley Lodge, Ascend Hotel Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2021

Thank you so much for staying with us! We certainly enjoyed meeting you and you family, we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed yourselves. We appreciate you sharing your experience and for all the positive feedback. We're looking forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 18 July 2021 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights in early July. The setting is fabulous right on the Yellowstone River. We enjoyed watching rafts and tubers float by on our back patio. The property is in a rural area south of Livingston, Montana, and north of Emigrant, so it isn’t kitschy like Gardiner. Our cabin was a duplex. The rooms are updated older cabins. The beds were very comfortable with plenty of fluffy towels and nice bath amenities. The sink and shower/commode were separate. A fabulous breakfast was provided in the excellent restaurant on the property. We made dinner reservations at the same time we booked the room, and it was wonderful.

Date of stay: July 2021
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Danielle and Kevin Otero, General Manager at Yellowstone Valley Lodge, Ascend Hotel Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2021

Thank you so much for staying with us! We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. :) Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 15 July 2021

We stayed at this property after 3 days in the parks and what a perfect choice! The views were spectacular, the room (our room had a kind downstairs and twin beds upstairs, 2 bathrooms) was a welcome change from the lodges inside the parks. A private patio overlooking the yellowstone river was the perfect beginning and ending of the day. The wonderful complimentary breakfast was a wonderful compliment to the stay. Nice restaurant, beautiful views and great wine selection. Closer to Emigrant than Livingston and we enjoyed visiting the Old Saloon for dinner.

Room tip: The bigger cabins are 11-18, all cabins have the same amazing views
Date of stay: July 2021
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Danielle and Kevin Otero, General Manager at Yellowstone Valley Lodge, Ascend Hotel Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2021

Thank you so much for the positive feedback! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time. Hope to see you next season!

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Reviewed 21 June 2021 via mobile

My family recently stayed in one of the two bedroom cabins and I must say this was one of the nicest places I have ever stayed. Our cabin was beautiful and the view spectacular!! When we arrived we discovered the air conditioning was not working and it could not be fixed. It was supposed to be in the 90’s everyday so I thought it was going to be awful. The manager, Kevin, went out of his way to make sure our stay was still incredible. He hooked up fans in each of the rooms and it was cool enough at night to cool the entire house. The porch with the view of the river was definitely one of the highlights!! Thank you for a perfect week!!

Room tip: Go to Yellowstone super early, like 6am. The rooms do not have ovens. Eat dinner there or the Rib and Chop House in town.
Date of stay: June 2021
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Danielle and Kevin Otero, General Manager at Yellowstone Valley Lodge, Ascend Hotel Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2021

Thank you so much for the kind words and for sharing your experience! We are so grateful for you're patience and understanding with us regarding the AC. We hope you can come back next time and enjoy your cabin in much cooler conditions. :)

-Kevin & Danielle, YVL Management

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