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Swan River Inn

360 Grand Ave, Bigfork, MT 59911
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Ranked #9 of 10 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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our experience was just awful. We stayed on the Orient Express room. No one told us when we booked by telephone that we would be next to a major highway in an unattended suite. We felt physically unsafe terms of an intruder and because there is clearly faulty wiring. This "apartment" was near a "hot" bar /restaurant just feet from... More

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Missoula, Montana
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We planned a trip to Big Fork months ago to see a play at the theatre. We made a reservation here and upon our arrival they put us in a different room and advised that there were stairs but they weren't "too bad". We were given the Art Deco room and there are twenty steps, which created great hardship for... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
40 helpful votes 40 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
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Address: 360 Grand Ave, Bigfork, MT 59911
Location: United States > Montana > Bigfork
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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