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Darling Cottage- walking distance to Downtown Cody!

Bedrooms 1
Space 640 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2

Our little ‘Cubby Cabin’ is a renovated, one hundred year old little gem. This darling retreat is the perfect accommodation for a business traveler, a couple’s romantic weekend, a vacation getaway, or cozy enough for a long winter hibernation.

This remodeled rental with an interesting historic past, has new modern conveniences that everyone wants, but retains most of its unique, early 1900’s charm.

The living room is very comfortably accommodated with a large leather sofa, comfy reading chair and a 32” HD flat screen TV with Dish satellite programming. The rental has Wi-Fi so that you can keep up with email and business obligations. A free-standing gas fireplace which adds ambiance and cozy warmth on chilly days is a new addition as of 2015.

The eat-in kitchen has hickory cabinetry, full sized appliances and is fully stocked with all the cooking essentials and small appliances that you will need to make a ‘home cooked’ meal.

The bedroom is handsomely decorated in a woodsy theme with a comfortable queen bed, a large dresser and large closet. There is an alarm clock with a USB port for your phone and other electronic devices.

The uniquely remodeled bathroom is ‘contemporary cabin’ and has a shower, but no bathtub. There is also a laundry room with washer and dryer.

Through the back door is a private new deck complete with outdoor furniture, dining table and a charcoal grill. Relax on the patio under the stars after a long day of site-seeing with a beverage next to the fire pit.

The ‘Cubby Cabin’ rental sits on a grassy lot that has a shady back lawn with seating and picnic tables provided as a common area shared with the adjacent rental.

FWI – you’ll almost certainly see a few deer grazing on the property and there has been a bear spotted in this area of town on a few occasions :)

Check-in: 4:00pm

Check-out: 11:00am

More Details

Property Manager
Kim Brice
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 11, 2017

About Kim Brice

Moose Alley Lodging opened for business in August 2001.

It all began with the idea to build a studio apartment behind our residence for our children just in case they ever decided to 'move back home'. Extended family and friends came to vacation in our beautiful town and of course, we welcomed them to stay in our wonderful, little apartment. Everyone raved about how much they enjoyed their stay in our cozy, 'moosey' home away from we decided to offer Moose Alley to other travelers as well. We have made many new friends along the way and hope to make many more in the future.

It is now 2017 and a lot has happened in the 16 years that we have been in the vacation rental business. We are 16 years older and hopefully "wiser". Two sons-in-law, a daughter-in-law and 9 grandchildren have been added to our family along with much joy to our lives.

We have added and renovated 3 more properties since the spring of 2012 and we are always thinking of ways we can upgrade and improve a vintage, 1936 three- bedroom bungalow, an early 1940’s two-bedroom cottage and a darling, early 1900’s one-bedroom.

It has truly been a labor of love, because it’s exhausting work and at times we were asking ourselves “what have we gotten ourselves into?” We have weathered the stress of the initial major renovation and now we can stand back and admire the accomplishment. We even received the ‘Pride Award’ from the City of Cody for our beautification of these properties.

We have really enjoyed this endeavor of transforming these three vintage houses to make them beautiful and comfortable “homes” for our guests and the best part is the hundreds of wonderful people we have met from all over the world. We love sharing information and doing what we can to help make our guests trip to Cody, Wyoming, Yellowstone and surrounding areas, an enjoyable and exciting experience that they will cherish and have fond memories of, for many years to come.

Kim Brice purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Kim Brice chose Cody

We were offered the opportunity to buy this property from the owner while we were renovating the property next door.

What makes this cottage unique

This cozy little abode has lots of colorful history that we love to share with our guests. This also was the residence of Buffalo Bill's great-grandson at one time.


Cody Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 640 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Completely remodeled in 2013.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen bed, large dresser, bedside table with a lamp and alarm clock. Large closet.
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

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Darling Cottage- walking distance to Downtown Cody!
average rating of 4.3 based on 10 reviews

Uncomfortable bed!

  • 3 of 5

Cute place, clean, great location but I wouldn't recommend it because of the bed. It sags in the middle so you wake up constantly trying to get out of the hole. Can't get a good nights sleep. Mattresses aren't that expensive, get a new one and you'd have a five star place.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego, CA

Just right for two

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and comfortable. Close to everything we wanted to do. It was a nice stay in Cody!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sheldon, WI

Cute, clean, convenient to down town.

  • 4 of 5

Kim and Dan met us at the Cubby Cottage. Very nice people. We enjoyed our stay and would definitely contact them again if we come back to Cody.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ottawa, Canada

Lovely place to stay right in town.

  • 5 of 5

This little house was wonderful. Walking distance to everything in Cody, exceptionally clean, great back yard and the washer and dryer were a total bonus. The cottage is bigger than the pictures show and equipped with everything you need. Kim and Dan were wonderful hosts.

Mari and John

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location to enjoy all that Cody and Yellowstone have to offer!

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have stayed in one of Dan and Kim's vacation homes. Last year we stayed in the two bedroom unit right around the corner. Both units were FANTASTIC. Each had all of the equipment needed to make the place our home. Both were super clean and very pretty. Our hosts, Dan and Kim, were very helpful. They were there to welcome us, made sure we had what we needed for our stay and answered any questions about the area/attractions. Each time we have stayed we needed to 'tweek' our reservation slightly. Kim was very accommodating. My husband and I simply cannot say enough to describe how good our experience has been with the vacation home itself and the owner/operators. Go, stay and enjoy!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Snohomish, WA

cabin in Cody

  • 4 of 5

Great little cabin for our stay in Cody! Within walking distance of town. So much history to explore and we rafted the Shoshone! Great adventure! The cabin is Very clean. It was convenient to be able to do laundry, as we'd been staying in hotels for a week. Nice private little deck in the back for a morning coffee. Only complaint is the uncomfortable bed- really needs a new mattress. We kept rolling to the middle. Other than that, a great stay. I would recommend for a couple who want to be close to the action and forego the hotel experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Yellowstone Regional Airport
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Olive Glenn Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Wyoming's Rib & Chop
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Sleeping Giant Ski Area
Car: necessary


Yellowstone National Park, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody Nite Rodeo & Stampede, Dan Miller's Cowboy Music Revue, Gunfighters Show at the Irma Hotel, Cody Trolley Tours, Old Trail Town, Cody Quad Center, Big Horn Cinemas, Buffalo Bill Dam and Reservoir, Big Horn Canyon, Wild Mustangs in the Pryor Mountains, Chief Joseph Scenic Byway, Beartooth Mountains, Riley Arena Ice Rink, Olive Glenn Golf Course, Newton & Beck Lakes, shooting range, shopping, art galleries, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, camping, boating, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, rock climbing, swimming, raquetball, tennis, skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice climbing, viewing scenery, wildlife and star gazing.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $250

2 Night minimum stay.
The guest will incur a fee of $50 for every hour they occupy the rental past the check-out time of 11:00 am.
Primary guest must be at least 21 years of age.
Signed rental agreement required.
Rates subject to change at any time.

Fee Based Services:
Vacation packages available- cost plus 35%.
Grocery shopping service- cost plus 35% (minimum $50 charge).
Fresh flower & gift basket delivery- cost plus delivery charge.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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