The Historic Madison Hotel, located in very close proximity to the west entrance of Yellowstone National Park, offers guests a cozy historic environment, yet with affordable rates. The Historic Madison Hotel, originally built in 1912, is the only hotel remaining in West Yellowstone from the pioneer days of Yellowstone tourism. Room types vary greatly including rooms with or without a private bath on the second floor of the hotel and ground floor rooms in a separate motel area possessing more modern amenities and larger family units. While the second-floor hotel rooms have limited amenities, there is WiFi available in all rooms and there is a common area with 24-hour access to HD TV, a microwave, and a fridge. The ground floor motel rooms also have WiFi availability along with HD Direct TV, a mini-fridge, and a microwave in each room.
The Historic Madison Hotel has a gift shop on site with knowledgeable staff eager to help in the selection of souvenirs, apparel, and unique/custom items. Before or after daily excursions into the park, the cafe next door boasts a variety of homemade and traditional menu items. And the Historic Madison, being in the heart of West Yellowstone, is just a short stroll for guests to other restaurants, shops, and attractions. For those desiring to relax after an adventurous day in Yellowstone, there is a balcony on the second floor of the hotel to take in the sights of the quaint little town of West Yellowstone. Moreover, for those preferring to cook themselves, there is a big barbecue grill outside along with picnic tables under a large awning, with lighting for the evening.