NOT for Grand Tetons NP
Posted Aug 19, 2016
I will preface this review with the following; this review is for the proximity to GTNP and NOT the hotel itself. My guess is the distance issue is due to Expedia's algorithms and NOT reflective of the hotel. Yes, I should have researched a bit more but when you're planning a trip last minute, don't know the area, and see a hotel that is "12.1 miles from Grand Tetons National Park" when looking for one near there....you don't ask too many questions. Plan was to drive out of Yellowstone, stay in a hotel and then spend the next day in GTNP. When plugging into the GPS at 6:30PM, it spit out a travel time of 3.5 hours and 120 miles! The 12.1 miles must have been linear distance (OVER/THROUGH a mountain). We had to drive all the way out of the parks, up through Jackson, into Idaho, and then up another mountain late at night. Rooms were adequate and reflective of the price we paid. Nothing spectacular, slightly dated, but clean and comfortable. Walls were thin and parking was inconvenient for unloading luggage. This is a destination hotel/resort. They are a great access point for multiple outdoor activities. We did not utilize ANY of the hotel/resort services. It is VERY remote and you'll think you're lost go there. If you're looking for something away from EVERYTHING, it's a good choice. If you are looking for a bed-down place to access even Jackson, be warned that it is NOT even a reasonable drive at all (including a 10% grade mountain pass).