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Swan River Inn

360 Grand Ave, Bigfork, MT 59911
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Ranked #5 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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Winnipeg, Canada
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88 reviews 88 reviews
28 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

With parents out from Australia, we took them on a Montana road trip. We needed a spot in which to catch up, cook and drink wine on a deck. Enter the Swan River Inn, specifically the Tuscan Suite. Honestly, we opened the door and our jaws dropped. It is HUGE with an excellent kitchen (though weirdly without any sharp knives),... More

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Gladstone
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

My wife and stayed at Margarit's inn and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We were delayed by weather and called ahead. Margarit's prepared a dinner for us because all the restaurants were closed. It was great!

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We stayed here as had read that it was quite a unique hotel. We were not disappointed. From the outside it doesn't look like a hotel but there is a box by the door which is where our key and paperwork was. We had booked a standard room so wasn't sure on what we would get but when we finally... More

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Elkhorn, Nebraska
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Margrit (the owner) has really outdone herself! Her impeccable taste and dedication/hard work shows through her business!!! We stayed in the Arabian nights the first night and two days later came back and stayed in the geisha!! We absolutely love the Swan River Inn. The wine and popcorn is fantastic! The food even better!!!! We didn't want to leave!!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

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 July 18, 2014

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
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9 helpful votes 9 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
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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
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8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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Address: 360 Grand Ave, Bigfork, MT 59911
Location: United States > Montana > Bigfork
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 15
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