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Lake Mc Donald

Going-to-the-Sun Road, P.O. Box 2025, Columbia Falls, MT 59912
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Great place for lunch....and for a ride around the lake. One must try the bison meatloaf!!!! And the river water IPA!!! Friendly staff and a historic place make for great ambiance!!! Recommended!!! The location is excellent and many people come for the day. The lake is beautiful and the views of the surrounding mountains breathtaking!!!

Thank ZBerber
Sunnyvale, CA
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286 reviews
67 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

1. Lake McDonald Lodge is one of five hotels/lodges run by Xanterra in Glacier National Park. The others are the Village Inn at Apgar, Rising Sun Motor Inn, Swiftcurrent Motor Inn, and the 100 year old Many Glacier Hotel. St Mary's Lodge just outside the eastern entrance to the park is not run by Xanterra. 2. Lake McDonald Lodge and... More 

Thank robert c
Goleta, California
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248 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

In the past I have only stayed in the lodge itself. This time we stayed in the adjacent cabins (operated by the same company). The cabin was cute basic and convenient. Parking was right by the door, we were close to everything and even had a picnic table to sit at to play, eat and relax at to remember our... More 

Thank Cathy M
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a masterpiece at the shoes off lake mcdonald. Grounds are inviting and they have gift shops and restaurants open to everyone. Their lobby has to be seen. At the back they have a creek feeding the lake and boat tours which are good if you have time. Grocery store and another restaurant are in the campus of you... More 

Thank Shreyk21
Sedona, Arizona
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Only stayed one night, but was nice location next to lake. Was in value room.small but nice and clean was on 2,floor. Restaurant was nice food was good. Also have pizza place close by. Boat dock just down the steps.

1 Thank andyinflag
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is a great location to be near Logan pass and southern areas of the park. We stayed here two nights in small cabins. They were both on the lake with windows. So nice to step out of our front door to a paved walkway to see the lake through trees or a short walk to the historical lodge. Our... More 

7 Thank ackart
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We recently stayed two nights at the Lake McDonald Lodge. We found the lodge and grounds fit our needs just right. We had a corner room in the lodge on the second floor. We had windows on two sides and enjoyed the cross ventilation. Our room was clean, comfortable and the bathroom was of good size. We liked that several... More 

3 Thank Sunndogg
Salem, Oregon
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57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We stayed here one night and wished our itinerary had planned for more. This is a well kept classic lodge of the Arts and Crafts era. Our room was small, reflecting the era in which it was built, but well maintained and appointed. The lobby is something out of a perion National Geographic magazine. Staff was very helpful - in... More 

3 Thank Ed R
Bonita, CA
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25 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We rented the small cabin and it is just that, a small cabin. There were two of us and two full beds. Had there been four, it would have been a tight fit, but in reality, we didn't spend much time in the cabin except to wash and sleep. Most of the cabins have at least two families renting rooms,... More 

20 Thank KBrogan
Rochester, MI
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58 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

The grounds, accommodations, and atmosphere of this place are great. From the lodge itself to the General Store, to the Cabins, it reminds me of what a "summer place on the lake" should look and feel like. Multiple (and really good) dining options, clean rooms, and friendly staff made this a place I will definitely return too. And as with... More 

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