Built in 1902 by Buffalo Bill Cody (who founded the town of Cody in 1895), he called it, "just the sweetest hotel that ever was." Buffalo Bill maintained two suites and an office at the hotel for his own personal use.

The Irma is listed on the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service. The main dining area contains a famous cherrywood bar dates back to the period of construction. A northwest addition was constructed in 1929, and a southwest addition in 1977.

We requested one of the old, original rooms just to get the feel of the hotel.

Phone: 307.587.4221
Web: www.irmahotel.com


Our room was a suite - the Colonel Cody suite, in fact. It had a bedroom and an adjoining sitting room with a skylight. This was also our first room on the trip with a television. We turned it on for about five minutes, then realized that we weren't missing it a bit and snapped it off.
We sat out on the balcony and watched the town of Cody shut down. From our vantage point, we could see pretty much everything in the downtown area. This photo is Tami waving at one of the passerbys.
Mitchel is standing at the top of the stairs in the old part of the Irma. If you go there, be sure to request that you have one of the original hotel rooms. Who knows - Buffalo Bill might have stood in this very spot!
The Cody Gunfighters re-enact an old, wild-west gunfight out in the street in front of the Irma Hotel. It was very intertaining, and fun to watch!

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