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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"The photos really don't do this place justice. This is an absolutely wonderful property - spacious, impeccably clean, well stocked, fabulous views, and a perfect base for a Montana / Yellowstone family vacation. We travel all over the world for work and vacations and this is one of the top 2 rentals or hotels we ever had. The owner has also been extremely helpful with lots of good travel advice. I can not recommend this property highly enough, I promise you it will surpass all your expectations."
Guest: Alistair M.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 21, 2015
"My boys LOVED this place!!!
Authentic log cabins, lots of space and the Big Hole river to fly fish on! My boys (21, 22 & 55) were able to walk into the river and go upstream into a huge section that is not easily accessible to the public. If there had not been huge rains the day before we arrived, fishing would have been outstanding. Be sure to have good river boots the rocks are a bit slippery here.
Each log cabin has been incredibly restored, three are on new foundations and are all sealed pretty tight. Chris, the owner, has put a lot of love into this place. I am a home remodeler and appreciated all of the detail and lots of thought has gone into the restoration of these great buildings. The beds were comfortable and well appointed.
Each cabin is a bit of a distance from each other, which we liked, and were glad to have brought flashlights. Great for adults or older kids who are comfortable sleeping in their own cabin.
The kitchen has an amazing commercial stove/oven and huge refrigerator. We were able to grilled outside every night.
It is rustic but very comfortable. My boys are planning their next getaway and would love to make this their landing place again.
Be sure to come with your groceries or drive to Butte or Dillon for supplies. Melrose has two fly fishing shops and both were very helpful. We also drove over to the Wise river and Twin Bridges to fish, all within 45 minutes or so.
We booked this rental at the last minute…like one day in advance and arrived late at night. The cabins were opened (window shutters open and fans on) and music greeted us in the cooking cabin. It was a bit of an adventure learning the lay of the land late at night.
About my rating. I would have given it a 4 star rating since I, the only gal, had to sweep out each cabin the first day, behind the bathroom doors had not been swept for a while, and wipe down the kitchen for my liking (I would have liked to have had a vacuum with an edger). My boys roll their eyes and give this vacation spot 6 stars out of 5 so I had to use the average and rated it a 5 :-)
Thank you Chris for sharing this great place it has given us wonderful family vacation memories."
Guest: Janelle S.Date of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: August 24, 2014
"we went to Philipsburg to mainly sapphire hunt. We looked for a room and found this house reserved it and were completely impressed on how clean, well stocked and welcoming this place was. I would recommend it to anybody."
Guest: Sam C.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 21, 2015
"The Elk View Lodge provided and excellent location from which to venture forth, south into Yellowstone and north to Ennis, Virginian and Nevada Cities. We were greeted by Pam and Steve who provided everything from directions to wine. They are genuine, warm and accommodating hosts. The home is very much as advertised and was very clean!!! The views are incredible, especially appreciated while sitting in the jacuzzi. We had everything we needed and more with plenty of room to spread out. There were nine adults in our party which was comprised of old friends and family members aged 25 to 88 and we all had a wonderful week. We were especially thankful that our dog was welcome."
Guest: DarlaDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: July 20, 2015