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Half Way Hotel

14840 Highway 2 E, Essex, MT 59916
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Shaunavon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to stay at the main hotel but it was full. Since it was only overnight we decided to stay at the Half Way Hotel. It was super clean and all that we needed for an over night stay. This would be a perfect over night stay but we had one complaint. The bed coverings were lacking. We received... More 

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IzaakWaltonInnEssex, General Manager at Half Way Hotel, responded to this review

Dear janebCanada, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of the Half Way Hotel on TripAdvisor! All of the rooms at the Half Way Hotel are extremely clean and we have just opened them within the last month. Thank you for your feedback on the bedding and also the WiFi networks. We appreciate this and will use... More 

Montana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently booked a stay at the Half Way Hotel which is run by the Izaak Walton Inn. We decided on this hotel because according to reviews it was extremely clean and the management seemed to be top notch. WRONG. We have 4 children and after a long day at Glacier we wanted to come to our room and relax.... More 

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotels new property " half way hotel" in an emergency evacuation from a fire at glacier. Good - The room was brand new with nice towels. Bad- room was very small. Unfinished look- no bed skirt or table of any kind. Really hard bed. Promised wifi but after 3 calls still couldn't get password to work... More 

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IzaakWaltonInnEssex, General Manager at Half Way Hotel, responded to this review

Dear alwaysmissbeth, We appreciate your feedback on our TripAdvisor page. We made our rooms available at the Half Way for the evacuees of the Glacier National Park fire. We are glad that we were able to accommodate you. We have wireless access at the Half Way Hotel and our rooms are priced at $119/night. I would love to discuss your... More 

Herndon, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

So my family meant to stay at the Izaak Walton hotel up the street, but there was a mix-up and two of us had to stay at this hotel down the street. Based on reading the previous reviews, I think this property is under new management. It's owned by the Izaak Walton, and when we stayed, we were the inaugural... More 

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IzaakWaltonInnEssex, General Manager at Half Way Hotel, responded to this review

Dear apdemas, Thank you for your review of the Half Way Hotel! We appreciate any feedback that our guests can give us! We hope to see you again in the future for another visit! Thanks! More 

Gardiner, Montana
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

This property has two cabins, each with two rooms in a wooded setting half way between East and West Glacier, about a mile from the Amtrak station. The family that owns the property also run the restaurant, general store, and post office that is beside the cabins. The family were not only very friendly but also extremely helpful. Because we... More 

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Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Most lodging options around glacier are either extremely expensive, extremely primitive, or both. While it's tiny and a fair drive from the main park entrances, the Half Way Motel is reasonably prices (for a resort area) and provides modern amenities and a clean, comfortable place to stay. The place gets its name from its location on highway 2, roughly halfway... More 

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Cedar Rapids, NE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

This place was on our way from the east side to the west of Glacier Park. It is very simple but very clean. I stopped in the café to sign in and it was late so we didn't eat but looked very clean and my guess is that the food we all be homemade and delicious. They were very helpful... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

My husband and I stayed at Half-Way Motel for five nights. It is family run. The rooms are extremely clean, and the staff very helpful. The Half-Way Cafe is a good place to grab some food. We are hikers and when asked at the Cafe for good hikes, we were given some great ideas. We enjoyed our stay and felt... More 

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Great Falls, Montana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

The wife and I have stayed with these folks for the last 4 years. In July we go to the Glacier Meadows For the Glacier/Waterton Ham Fest. Our stay has always been a good one. I couldn't ask for a better place to hang my hat and kick off my boots! Jim and Norma Sims

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Medford, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012 via mobile

We stayed down the road, but went to the Half Way's Cafe for dinner two nights in a row. The hosts at the Inn we were staying at recommended the Half Way as a good place for home style cooking. The people running the motel and the cafe were very nice and packed up some yummy food for us to... More 

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