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The Sleeping Bear Lodge

455 Grand Avenue, Bigfork, MT 59911 (Formerly McCabe's Mountain Inn)
The Sleeping Bear Lodge
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2010

I had a wonderful stay at the Sleeping Bear Lodge in September of 2009. A lovely and very comfortable hotel in a fantastic location in Bigfork. The views of the lake from the very large and well-appointed room were spectacular.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2007

We stayed at the Sleeping Bear Lodge in August of 2007. As my title indicates I have mixed feelings about this property. Much of what is says on the website is true...It was located within walking distance of dining and shopping...it was clean and the room was well decorated...the breakfast was simple but adequate. If I were staying at a... More 

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ks
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2007

Owner talked bad about employees that seened to be great. Owner conplained that she never had help and therefore had to do everything herself. Housekeeper was continuosly talked down to and talked bad about even though the housekeeper seemed to be the only one working. Owner needs to respect her employees and is in great need of psychological help. Every... More 

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Chercody, owner at The Sleeping Bear Lodge, responded to this review

The reviewer stated that they stayed at our lodge in May of 2006 and they wrote their review in April of 2007. I think they must have confused us with another inn. We were closed for renovations from October 2005 until June 9, 2006 and therefore had no guests in May 2006. We value our employees and without them we... More 

Los Gatos, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2007

Beautiful lodge, fantastic service, great location overlooking the bay and Flathead Lake. The Sleeping Bear is just what I had hoped a Montana lodge to be. I was traveling alone on a business trip and selected this lodge after reading other reviews on TripAdvisor. It's all true. Cheryl, the owner, is incredibly accommodating and makes you feel like an honored... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2006

What a wonderful place! The rooms were beautifully decorated, well maintained, and interesting. A nice breakfast was provided. The location of the lodge is ideal: it is right in the center of Big Fork (a great town!) and walking distance to shopping, the lake, restaurants, etc. The staff was wonderful, very knowledgeable and very helpful.......I highly recommend this place and... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2006

Absolutely adorable lodge - every room is fabulously decorated in a theme; cowboy, cowgirls, fishing theme, indian, etc. We stayed in the Indian Spirit room which was a very large room, with a large well-appointed bathroom, lots of windows looking out at beautiful mountains, the river, as well as the lake. The owner was delightful, and always had coffee, delicious... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2006

Great place completely redone by new owner with western style theme rooms throughout. Rooms are large some with beautiful views of Flathead Lake. Short walk into downtown Bigfork and all it has to offer. Especially nice is the common room with fireplace and comfortable chairs for just relaxing. Large deck with views of the Lake for your early morning coffee... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2006

My mother and I took my daughter on a much needed get a way, we stayed at the Sleeping Bear Lodge. My daughter stayed in the Spirit room and we stayed next door in the Rodeo room. There are so many rooms its hard to pick just one to stay in. They are all decorated so nicely. Cheryl the lodge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2006

My fiance and I just returned from a 5 day stay at The Sleeping Bear Lodge (Fromally Mccabes Mountain Inn) The new owner Cheryl Richmond, who was raised in Montana, was wonderful. She advised us on day trips and also suggested some wonderful restaurants. We stayed in the "The Lucky Lady Saloon", a bourdelou style room, the room and view... More 

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Cincinnati, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2005

Enjoyed our two night stay at McCabe's Mountain Inn in Big Fork, MT. We stayed in the Cowgirl Room and it definetely felt like we were in Montana. Great room and our view of Flathead Lake was awesome. Would definetely stay there again!!

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