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Homer Glen, Illinois, United States
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2014

I called ahead and explained very clearly that I have a large rig, towing a trailer (65’ overall). They assured me there would be no problem. Well, the site may have been long enough, and if I was camping in a helicopter it would have been fine. The problem is, this campground is overgrown with trees and maneuvering to a... More 

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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Sawtelle Resort SAVED OUR VACATION!! We were scheduled to stay at a friends cabin in Island Park, ID over Labor Day weekend. The bed we slept on at friends house was an old futon with a thin pad. When I was 20 that wasn't a problem. But I am old now. Unable to sleep due to aches and pain we... More 

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Mt Green
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

I recently tried to stay at this “resort” over Labor Day weekend. It was a last minute decision as I had family already staying there. I made my reservation online and planned on staying in a tent on one of their tent sites with my family which included three young children. On the Sawtelle Resort website there was a posting... More 

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Franklin, North Carolina
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2014

We were going to Yellowstone from Idaho Falls and did not want to pay the high prices in West Yellowstone. We happened to pass through Island Park. I started looking through trip advisor and found Sawtelle. We called and he said only the economy room was left. It was just my husband and I, so we decided to go and... More 

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Hood River, OR
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2014

We usually stay in State and National campgrounds in a small RV, but were here for three nights with some friends who stayed in the hotel. I was really disappointed by the RV park. I didn't have high expectations but it was kind of a mess. This is ATV country, so everyone in park had an ATV that they were... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Average in everything except price: fairly high for the location. no breakfast, room comparably small and with certain "moisture" smell. Clean and fits the purpose: sleep over and have fun in the nature. Staff is nice and offers vouchers for nearby Mexican restaurant: one can get either starter either dessert for free. There is a microwave in the room, and... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2014

This is a fine place for an overnighter but we stayed three nights while visiting Yellowstone Nat Park. It is about a 30 minute drive to the park from the hotel. Hotel rooms are small, clean but not in good repair. Our toilet leaked , light bulbs were burned out and the bed squeaked! Electrical consisted of a lot extension... More 

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Riverdale, Utah, United States
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2014

We had a family vacation with 33 people in 6 family units. We rented 4 condo units. 3 had adjoining doors for large gatherings. The kids liked the swings in the little park and the swimming pool (Indoor). The adults loved the private hot tub for each unit. They were clean and well maintained. Each unit has it's own outdoor... More 

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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Like other reviewers, the best word to describe is "Simple". It's clean and affordable. You are less than 30 min. from Yellowstone's west entrance. Truly this place is nothing more than a place to get some sleep after a long day of sightseeing. I did take the suggestion of another traveler and brought my own soap and shampoo, and was... More 

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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47 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2014

This is a good value, compared to the prices in West Yellowstone. Located about 20 miles from the West entrance to Yellowstone (the best entrance, in my opinion) on a very lightly travelled road. Not a special place--just clean rooms, good service, and as other reviewers have noted--not a resort per se, but a motel. Location for activities is great,... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sawtelle Mountain Resort offers room to fit any size and any budget. From a Single room to large 25 person groups. We have luxury family cabins for a party of 22 fully furnished. We have a large park for reunions with an indoor swimming pool, and spa. We have rentals of canoes and mountain bikes also. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sawtelle Mountain Resort

Address: 4133 Quakie Ln, Island Park, ID 83429-5501
Region: United States > Idaho > Island Park
Price Range: RM357 - RM1,242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sawtelle Mountain Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 55
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“All the cabins seemed to be in a good location.”
 of 5 bubbles markaU9727IF, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask to see the available RV sites and they will let you take your pick.”
 of 5 bubbles BISONFAN2014, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If reserving the motel room, ask for a bottom floor, there isn't an elevator upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 977heavenl, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“For an RV spot, pick one deeper in their property to lessen road noise.”
 of 5 bubbles erixun, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“nice place!”
 of 5 bubbles thends, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
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