Grant Village Lodge, Yellowstone National Park, WY

Grant Village Lodge provides a more modern hotel structure with wood paneling and triangle eaves. This hotel was named after President Grant. It was also built in 1984. The lodge offers six two story buildings including 50 rooms. Every room has a private bathroom including tub. Grant Village Lodge also has two restaurants with lake views. The lake is Yellowstone Lake. One restaurant is a full menu while the other offers pizza and pasta. A lounge and small gift store are also on the premises.

Grant Village Lodge is in the village limits of Grant on Lake Yellowstone. This lake is set in the southern section of the national park. It is east of the main road leading in from Jackson. It can also be reached by the four other park entrances, though it is closest to the southern entrance. Around the hotel are West Thumb Geyser Basin, Visitor Center, and the Continental Divide. From Grant it is possible to head to Fishing Bridge and the eastern section of the park or towards Old Faithful in the west.

Visitors staying at Grant Village Lodge are able to make the rounds of the park with ease because of the handy location. The village of Grant is on the southwestern shore of Yellowstone Lake, which is twenty miles from Old Faithful. It is also near Grand Teton National Park. Grant Village Lodge offers natural surroundings with no smoking in the hotel. This also means no televisions, radios, air conditioning, or internet is supplied to visitors. Wheelchair access is possible in some of the rooms.

Grant Lodge is only open from May to October. It is a summer location, unlike some of the other lodges in the park like Old Faithful Snow Lodge or Mammoth Springs Hotel and Cabins. Visitors will want to make their reservations early in order to get a room booked.

The high range rooms offer a motel style appearance with telephones and private bath. The mid range rooms have just the shower, toilet and sink in the baths instead of tubs. All of the hotel room pricing is based on double occupancy. There are taxes and utility fees charged not included in the range pricing here: $145 to $151. There is a 6 percent tax and 4 percent utility charge added to each night once visitors receive their bill. The rates provided here can change as the park must get approval from the National Park Service each year regarding their rates. The rates are often dependent on the economy and other rates in the park for hotel accommodations.

For visitors who cannot afford the hotel or do not wish to stay at the hotel there are other options like RV and camping spots. The camp grounds have showers and bathroom facilities near Yellowstone Lake. The camping is typically no extra charge, but a permit is required. It will depend on the actual site you choose regarding cost since some will charge for the hook-ups and other amenities associated with the sites.

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