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Izaak Walton Inn

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   290 Izaak Walton Inn Rd, Essex, MT 59916
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Mike P Calgary, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights in the middle of February and it was really nice! They have small cozy rooms that are big enough for 2 people, if you like trains you'll love this place. Im not a train person but it was interesting all the little details and effort put into the decorations that include train and railroad stuff.... More 

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IzaakWaltonInnEssex, General Manager at Izaak Walton Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mike P, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of the Izaak Walton Inn on our TripAdvisor site! We really appreciate the feedback that our guests leave for us! Our Inn is quite the charming place to visit!! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the future!... More 

Ocean Park, Washington
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116 reviews 116 reviews
25 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Inn is all about trains. Special rooms (have you ever slept in a locomotive or a caboose) offer a memorable treat for visitors. They cater to those that arrive by Amtrak, but welcome all. Specialty rooms offer full kitchen facilities, giving you a chance to save on meal costs - if you bring your own food (difficult for train... More 

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IzaakWaltonInnEssex, General Manager at Izaak Walton Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sheplabs, We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at the Izaak Walton Inn and your meals at the Dining Car Restaurant! The jalapeno elk sausage is a favorite of many! We hope to see you and your guests again soon for another great visit! Thank you! More 

Missoula
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71 reviews 71 reviews
21 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with friends to Izaak Walton for a ski weekend. I rented a caboose with friends- it was really fun, but quickly envied my friends who had a cabin. The caboose was a really tight fit for three people, and we could not have dinner there with all our friends (7 total). The cabin, while not as nostalgic, was much... More 

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IzaakWaltonInnEssex, General Manager at Izaak Walton Inn, responded to this review

Fearlessmsla, Thank you for taking time to post your review on our TripAdvisor page! We are glad to see that you had a return visit to our property. Thank you for your feedback on the Red Caboose. Our cabins are roomier especially when sleeping more guests. Our luxury cabooses by the Inn are also available to accommodate more guests if... More 

Kalispell, Montana, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently made a weekend trip to the Izaak Walton Inn at Essex Montana. The inn itself is quite charming. But, the highlight of that trip was that we rented a caboose to sleep in. They utilized the space available in these cabooses and still kept the wonderful features of a caboose. The caboose had a full kitchen, queen size... More 

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IzaakWaltonInnEssex, General Manager at Izaak Walton Inn, responded to this review

Dear Santino2o14, We appreciate you posting your review of the Red Caboose on our TripAdvisor page! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in the Red Caboose and at our property. Our cabooses and luxury cabooses are one of a kind and are a great experience for every guest! We hope to see you again soon in... More 

Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We traveled from Portland, OR. to Essex by train. A short quarter mile van ride and you are at the Inn. It's not a resort but a beautiful rustic Inn/lodge full of character. Only one place to eat and a little high priced but good food. We fixed some meals in our room. The skiing and snow shoeing is a... More 

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IzaakWaltonInnEssex, General Manager at Izaak Walton Inn, responded to this review

We thank you for taking the time to review the Izaak Walton Inn. We are glad that you had a relaxing time while you were here. We hope that you enjoyed the food in the Dining Car restaurant. We do encourage our guests to try each menu available not only in the Dining Car restaurant but our Bar menu as... More 

Banff National Park, Canada
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I thought I would surprise my wife for are 32nd wedding anniversary with a trip. She loves the inn and the snow , skiing. The food in your main dining room was great and very tasty but how ever the portions would not feed my 5 year old granddaughter especially for the price. If your going to charge the prices... More 

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IzaakWaltonInnEssex, General Manager at Izaak Walton Inn, responded to this review

Dear James C, Thank you for taking the time to review the Izaak Walton Inn. We hope that you enjoyed your stay! We are a historic hotel and try our best to keep that historic charm in our rooms, cabins, and cabooses. We do have several room amenities available at the Front Desk for our guests to take to their... More 

Whitefish, Montana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

There were about 60 of us that stayed at the Izaak Walton and had our holiday party here. It was awesome! The food was fabulous and the staff was incredible! What a great time we had! Thanks so much for all of your hard work to help plan and for really taking care of us! We all had a great... More 

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IzaakWaltonInn, Director of Sales at Izaak Walton Inn, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday party! Thank you for choosing to have your holiday party at the Izaak Walton. It was our pleasure to assist you with every detail of the process.We have a wonderful staff and they love to hear how our guests enjoyed themselves. Thank you and Happy New Year to everyone at Zane Ray! More 

Lombard, Illinois, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stayed in a cabin which was tight for a family of 4 with 2 teen children. They were also not thrilled to need to climb a ladder into bed after a full day of hiking. Located a half hour outside of West Glacier it makes for a long day of driving. We knew there was no Internet or phones... More 

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IzaakWaltonInnEssex, General Manager at Izaak Walton Inn, responded to this review

Dear Debbi D, Thank you for your post on our TripAdvisor page. We appreciate the feedback that we receive from all of our guests about the property and the service at the Inn. We apologize for the inconveniences you experienced during your stay. We have been making improvements to ensure that our customers' satisfaction is at the forefront of guests'... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

The Inn doubtless had some charm 20 or 30 years go but has since fallen to dilapidation and has bad service that fails to make up for it. We paid over $10 for a box of Kraft macaroni for dinner at the bar. The staff were indifferent at best. Although the restaurant had decent food, everything at the inn was... More 

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IzaakWaltonInnEssex, General Manager at Izaak Walton Inn, responded to this review

Dear cahagr, We apologize for the inconveniences during your stay. During your stay, we had a winter storm come through that we could not have avoided. Since your stay with us, we have made many improvements in not only our service but our management team as well. If you would like to discuss your stay further, please feel free to... More 

Chicago, Il
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We stayed in one of several Cabooses, very fun. Beyond clean, well appointed with cookware & utensils to stay many days while hiking in Glacier Park, and the many trails near Essex. Radiant heat under slate flooring, really nice. Gas fireplace in a Caboose!! A nice Family room downstairs, Foosball and so much more The restaurant is marvelous, a bit... More 

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IzaakWaltonInnEssex, General Manager at Izaak Walton Inn, responded to this review

Mtsparky, Thank you for taking the time to post your review on our TripAdvisor page! We greatly appreciate any feedback from our guests about their stay. Our luxury cabooses are extremely popular with our guests and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Our executive chef, Adam Sundin, has done a great job bringing new additions to our restaurant... More 

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Address: 290 Izaak Walton Inn Rd, Essex, MT 59916
Location: United States > Montana > Essex
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Izaak Walton Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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