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Swan River Inn

360 Grand Ave, Bigfork, MT 59911
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Ranked #8 of 9 Bigfork B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

My husband and I run a guest ranch here in Montana and after our season was over, we decided to treat ourselves to a night in Bigfork. We chose the Swan River Inn and are so glad we did. It was a perfect, peaceful setting. We stayed in the Victorian room. It was beautiful, spotlessly clean and cozy comfy. From... More

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Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Location is great, we arrived late afternoon and we were shown a selection of the available rooms. We choose the Safari room. It had a nice view of the lake. After coming back from dinner we tried the TV. It didn't work. Seems the owner was aware of this and offered us to use the TV in the room next... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We stumbled upon this quaint Inn in Bigfork, MT because I read good reviews. We stayed in the "Victorian" room which was tastefully decorated with antiques. The bathroom was gorgeous with a jetted tub and they generously supplied quality soaps etc. The only thing I didn't care for was the small table & chairs right outside of the room's window... More

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Pensacola, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I made a reservation in April for the end of July and specifically asked for a certain cabin and was told on the phone that I definitely could reserve that cabin. I received a confirmation by email that I had reserved that cabin. Then one month later received an email as if I had not gotten the first email stating... More

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Newbury, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

I have thought a while before writing this review because I found this place to be full of contradictions.   We stayed 2 nights in the Orient Express suite in early August. Contrary to the reviews I have read here we found the owner, her family and staff to be very friendly.  They also tried hard to make our stay... More

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Kuna, Idaho
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

This was quite possibly the most awful place I have ever stayed, Let me begin by saying I am a Montana native. We have a family cabin in Bigfork and we love the town!! We were up there for a family wedding and the groom's family was staying at our cabin so we had to find another place to stay.... More

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Kirkland, Washington
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

This is a funky place. The owners have tried to update it and do the best they can with what they have but... Check in time is after 3:00. We arrived at 4:30. It was pouring down rain and we wanted to get to our room. It takes a bit to figure out how to check in but basically you... More

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Great Falls, Montana
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

How many negatives can one person write down. This was just an awful place to stay and so extremely overpriced and outdated. The owner is very unaccomodating! The bed was comfortable however, but the shower had no curtain or enclosure and water sprays everywhere. The shower head STUNG so badly that we bathed with a cloth and the sink! The... More

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Memphis TN
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Title says it all. We understand you are looking to make a dollar from a wedding party, but that is why you take a deposit not just realize 8 weeks out that you have another wedding. Plans are made, plane tickets are purchased and $&!T is ordered. I guess they are either too concerned with making a dollar or just... More

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SwanRiverInn, Public Relations Manager at Swan River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, we are sincerely apologetic for any inconvenience. We will be revamping our reservations system to make sure that this does not happen again! More

Overland Park, Kansas
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

When you spend the kind of money this place demands, you expect things to be perfect. The night we arrived to stay at "The Orient Express", we had bad directions, no TV, no wireless service and a room that just wasn't ready for occupancy. In the daylight, the property looked like it had been converted from an old, run-down shed.... More

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Address: 360 Grand Ave, Bigfork, MT 59911
Location: United States > Montana > Bigfork
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
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Ranked #8 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Bigfork
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