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Swan River Inn

360 Grand Ave, Bigfork, MT 59911
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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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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

#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
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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53 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in the hotel for business and did not need a room, but I have to say that the owner was beyond helpful and went way above and beyond for us. Her staff was also very friendly and helpful, and the dining room was very nice. I will definitely look here first whenever I need a hotel in Bigfork!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I booked a room through booking.com, which stated that cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room. When I booked, nowhere did it mention that my specific room's cancellation would be $50. Given that my trip is three weeks away and the owner would have no problem filling the room, I tried to reason with her on the phone. She... More 

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Clarkesville, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I didn't know what to make of the mixed extreme reviews but after staying here for two nights I completely understand. This place is super quirky and the owner is a bit brash and disorganized, (when she is there). Our room was the leather and lace room, so if you like cow hide headboards and lace curtains you may want... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This place could have been wonderful. However, the owner is highly disorganized, and put us in the wrong room. This would not be a problem if she had have charged the rate for the room we had actually booked, but instead we got a surprise bill on our credit card of almost triple the cost we had originally booked through... More 

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