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Swan River Inn

360 Grand Ave, Bigfork, MT 59911
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked at the Swan river inn, Big fork, MT for a total of 4 nights while we attended a friend's wedding on the Flathead lake in July 2015, we ended up only staying 3 night however as plans changed and the proprietress, Margrit, kindly accommodated our cancellation request at short notice. I will say that the property purports to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

3 stories above the bay. 18 foot balcony. Indoor outdoor fireplace. Full kitchen. Gorgeous interior. The Walk-in shower was amazing. 1 block from downtown. The retractable bed was also cool. Margarit knows how to decorate her rooms. Been going here for 5 years and don't plan on stopping yet.

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Frederick, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We had our son's and new daughter in law's wedding at the Inn. It was just lovely. Easy to work with owner. I would like to stay at her other properties if I return to Montana. This location and local restaurants, breweries and places to visit were great. The Tuscan Suite had gorgeous furnishings. We stayed in The French Country... More 

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Great room and location. We had the Safari suite, the décor was outstanding with excellent use of Safari artefacts about the room and the view from the balcony was good overlooking the river. The town of Swan River was about 30 yards from the Inn and a great place to walk and see the shops and restaurants. The Inn is... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

This inn/set of rooms is a very odd "concept" sort of place with some issues: all of the rooms are decorated differently, and some of the rooms are very themed; the facility really emphasizes form over function; the property is in need of a thorough face-lifting; and the owner/innkeeper was not organized for our stay. We arrived, to find out... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We decided on a last minute trip to Big Fork, but had trouble finding any room that was reasonably priced. Checking with the owner of this property, she told us we could stay in a cabin by the lake for the same price as one of the themed rooms, $200.00. We decided to take a chance, even though we had... More 

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Hubbard, Nebraska
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This Inn was advertised as being right on the Swan River with lovely views. We were put in a basement room, no view, very difficult to get luggage to our room. Had to go up &/or down many steps. There is no parking on the facility. We could have gone up 38 steps on a spiral outdoor stairway to sit... More 

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Everett, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

#Swan River Inn horrible! First impression MUSTY, dingy carpets, dirty walls, tacky, cluttered and unfriendly. Walked into our room hit by a strong odor of mold and mildew, instantly felt my lungs tightening, was hard to breath. I suffer with severe asthma and allergies. There was no way I would be ok through the night. Visibly the room was gaudy... More 

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

It was the absolute worst hotel I have ever entered. Keep in mind I have been to many fishing camps, camped in the wilderness. So I'm not afraid of dirt. But mold, mildew and human filth is very unhealthy. I booked Swan River Inn as our last night of our Glacier Park vacation. A fantastic trip with great accommodations at... More 

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Billings, Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This inn has very nice rooms and suites, but the decor of each has theme, and we did not get to pick which room we got. Stayed in the SAFARI room, so strange on Flathead Lake, Montana. The bed frame was upholstered in fur, the posts were Gazelle horns, a full zebra skin on the wall, and more. The bed... More 

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