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Izaak Walton Inn

290 Izaak Walton Inn Rd, Essex, MT 59916
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Essex
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Colleen M Helena
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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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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once again, the staff, especially chef Jason, created a magical weekend of fine dining, wine tasting and fun at the Inn. This past weekend was the final wine tasting weekend for the season. It was a marvelous end to a long winter....can't wait until next season! Thanks so much for a great time!

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Kalispell, Montana
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights last weekend in the Orange Caboose - it was cozy and magical. The Caboose was across the tracks up on the hill, so the staff helped get our luggage and skis there in a Kubota utility rig. We loved our stay. The Caboose was small and rustic but clean, the bed was good and we enjoyed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I got a groupon deal so rate was very reasonable. I would have been disappointed if I had paid the standard $139/night, but then I am pretty frugal. This is a historic hotel with steam heat- heat is louder than the trains- trains actually are not too bad. No insulation between rooms so you can hear conversation next door, person... More

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Cheney, Washington
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Inn and its location are both very beautiful sites to see, but otherwise it was lacking in excitement and quality. I would not recommend staying more than two nights as there will be nothing more for you to do. In the late winter months, with no rafting or true hiking to be done there was little more than cross-country... More

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IzaakWaltonInn, Manager at Izaak Walton Inn, responded to this review

Colby, I am glad you found the Inn as beautiful as the location. I wanted to apologize for the inconveniences you experienced in our service. As the general manager of the Izaak Walton Inn I can assure you that these are not the type of experiences we want for our guests. Thank you for the feedback. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took advantage of the Groupon deal the Izaac Walton had participated in. We had stayed here about six years ago and had always wanted to go back. Our experience was everything we were looking for and so much more. From our first encounter with an employee to the last; everybody was so welcoming and friendly. Even... More

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Kalispell, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Found this hotel while talking with locals and tourists in Kalispell. It is well known in the area and lived up to the praise! Upon check in Daniel at the front desk was helpful and accommodating. After settling into my very cool and historical room, I ventured downstairs for dinner. I have eaten at some very fine restaurants across the... More

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Pacific Northwest, USA
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I took Amtrak from Portland to Essex and was picked up at the train platform by the Inn. A friend was going to go with me, but had to cancel at the last minute. I decided to go it alone and I'm glad I did! I stayed in the Inn, but they have train cars around the property that you... More

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Santiago, Chile
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

My family -- 3 generations of us -- stayed here last May, and loved it. We were on a 24-hr stopover on an Amtrak trip to the West Coast, and wished we'd have been able to stay longer. (I especially recommend May for visiting the area incl. Glacier Park, b/c you have a chance for good weather while beating the... More

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Portland, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We stayed almost a week at the Inn in the middle of winter for a cross country ski vacation. The whole experience was wonderful. It was great to be able to walk to the ski trails from our caboose, which was also close to the Inn. No driving was necessary once we got there. The caboose we stayed in, X215,... More

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Kalispell, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

My wife and I arrived at the Izaak Walton for her birthday weekend. I booked the room through Groupon, and had high expectations! A couple weeks before our stay a representative called my phone to suggest dinner reservations and cross country/back country ski lessons. After telling them we were not able to determine a specific time for dinner because we... More

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Also Known As:
Izaak Walton Hotel Essex
Izaak Walton Hotel
Izaak Walton Essex
Address: 290 Izaak Walton Inn Rd, Essex, MT 59916
Location: United States > Montana > Essex
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Essex
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Izaak Walton Inn & Resort, a family-owned retreat bordering Glacier National Park, in Essex, Montana. Specializing in outdoor adventure and serious relaxation, the Inn hosts activities year round fitting any age, interest and experience level including cross country skiing and guided back country tours, hiking, horse back riding, white water rafting to slow float and larger boat excursions. No matter what time of year you choose to visit, what pace you'll set your journey to, enjoy the nature, the history, and the hospitality found at the Izaak Walton Inn. ... more   less 
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