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Mel and Mike Coffin

Member since: 2002
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Speaks: english

Yellowstone-~AC~Inn Passport to Paradise Rodeo, Horsebackrides

48 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Lazy Acres House Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 1 loft with beds, 2-bath, 4 queen beds, 1 king bed,. Sleeps 12

This property is located off Highway 20 just 7 miles west of the city of West Yellowstone, Montana and the west entrance of Yellowstone National Park.

The asphalt driveway leading up to the three-car garage along with the prow-front full glass windows enable one to recognize very easily.

Keywords: House, three level hand-crafted log structure with patio, waterfall, fire-pit for B-B-Ques. Numerous trails for hiking & viewing wildlife in their natural habitat.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Mel and Mike Coffin (Owner)
Member since: 2002
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Mel and Mike Coffin

Michael and Jack Coffin have lived in West Yellowstone most of their lives. Jack taught school and owned a grocery store (Market Center) while Mike is employed at the World Mark timeshare by Windham.

Mel and Mike Coffin purchased this house in 2007

Why Mel and Mike Coffin chose West Yellowstone

It is located just 7 miles from Yellowstone National Park on 8 acres of private, secluded, land .

What makes this house unique

Walking distance to golfing, fishing, horseback riding stables, rodeo grounds, arcade for children.


based on 48 traveler reviews

Yellowstone-~AC~Inn Passport to Paradise Rodeo, Horsebackrides
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 48 reviews

Best Vrbo we have stayed in!

  • 5 of 5

Mel and Mike have a beautiful home they are willing to share with other families visiting Yellowstone. Next to rodeo and 7 miles from W. Yellowstone. Comfortable and roomy! I would say much more but don't want anyone to take my week next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pewaukee, WI

Yellowstone Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed here for 3 nights during our recent Yellowstone vacation. We loved the house, and the boys (ages 9 & 15) loved sleeping in the loft area. Awesome views from the floor to ceiling windows in the great room. Note that the bedrooms are in the basement with the exception of the loft. I ended up sleeping in the loft with my boys because they didn't want to be that far away from me in an unfamiliar place. It wasn't a huge issue since there were only 4 people in our group. The owner was doing some work on the house while we were there and was very friendly. The house location was great...convenient to West Yellowstone without having to deal with the crowds. It was so nice to come back to an actual house after a long day in the park instead of a cramped hotel room. I would definitely stay here again if we come back to the area!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for submitting a review of our rental property. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We agree that if you are looking for a home away from home then this is the place for you. So much nicer and roomier than a hotel room. Thanks again for staying with us.
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Kalamazoo, MI

Clean Unique Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Great location close to the town of West Yellowstone without all the busyness of the little town. The cabin was very clean and well stocked. Cozy beds, linens, and towels. Spent most of our time in the park and surrounding areas so didn't really take advantage of the big TV, patio, and stocked kitchen. Mike made sure we had all that we needed and told us to call if we had any issues, which we didn't. I think it's important to note for families with young kids that 2 of the bedrooms are in the basement with a bathroom and the cool wooden spiral staircase was just fine for our 9 and 11 year old but it would be difficult for a little tyke. The staircase does have the option to close it off. Plus, the main bedroom with the King bed and additional Queen bed is in a loft which is open to the living room below. Again, no issues for us but this would never have worked for us if our kids were little still. Kids loved the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone. Safe way to see many bears and wolves up close and learn about them.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased that you enjoyed our rental property and it's location. We take pride in making sure everything is clean, well stocked, and working properly. We hope you will visit our beautiful home again someday.
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West Yellowstone Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We recently spent a week visiting Yellowstone National Park and could not have chosen a better location to use as our home base; only 7 miles to the park's west entrance. The beautiful log cabin style home was just superb!. Plenty of room, comfortable beds, great large kitchen, awesome open concept with floor to ceiling windows in the front of the house showing off those amazing Montana sunsets. Nice patio/yard with bbq and fire pit. Regrettably for us, we didn't get to utilize that too much as we spent so much time in the park! Very close to horseback riding (again, we didn't get around to that this trip). Close to the town of West Yellowstone with good grocery store and lots of restaurant choices.

Would highly recommend -- plenty of beds for large family get togethers. Would return if ever back in West Yellowstone.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: First of all thank- you so much for taking the time to write a review. In addition I wanted to thank-you for the amazing review of our beautiful home. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope that we can accommodate you again in the future.
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Great cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the AC Inn from 7/17-7/23/16. There were 5 adults and two children in our group. We had plenty of room and the cabin was very clean. We really appreciated the fully stocked kitchen. We loved grilling out on the beautiful evenings and we enjoyed making s'mores in the fire pit. Michael stopped by to chat and make sure that we had everything we needed. You couldn't ask for a more welcoming host. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this place to others.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for posting a review of our property. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you can visit us again.
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Great place would stay again

  • 5 of 5

Very cool place cool woodsy feel. Beds great kitchen and bathrooms great. I would and will recommend to others. We stayed there for a snowmobiling trip and it was real close to some excellent backcountry riding.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you for taking the time to review our rental property. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We believe that our home is a great place to stay for a fair price, and in an amazing location. We hope that you will come stay with us again. Thanks, Mel Coffin
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Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center
Playmill Theatre
Rendezvous Ski Trails
Gusher Pizza and Sandwich Shoppe
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Nearest Train
90 Miles
Idaho Falls
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Three Bear
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Big Sky


Rates & Availability

Lazy Acres House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
cleaning $100
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 7.0%

Rates are determined by the number of guests in your party. Rates are subject to change until confirmation is made. Special discounts for week or monthly reservations.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Lazy Acres House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (5), Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Yellowstone National Park is located 7 miles from home. Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River is a favorite sight to visit along with the Geyser activity a t Mammoth Hot Springs. Numerous hiking trails available right next to our home.

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