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Izaak Walton Inn

290 Izaak Walton Inn Rd, Essex, MT 59916
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Banff National Park, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Whitefish, Montana
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17 helpful votes 17 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
19 helpful votes 19 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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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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Chicago, Il
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Historic roots as a railroad pushing station provided a setting that took me back to the trains I had as a child. Visions of the train around the Christmas Tree. Trains run above the inside of the splendidly maintained dining room. Down stairs, and through out the Inn frankly, historic articles and pictures decorate the historic structure enriching my experience.... More 

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Farmington, Michigan
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My husband and I have been going to the Inn for 30 years but since the sale of the property I have seen a constant decline in the overall appearance and lack of maintenance all over Seems the only concern is how to get more people there and not maintaining the property and ambiance that used to be. It was... More 

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

Dear nancy a, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We appreciate all honest feedback even when at times we do fall short of not only our valuable guests expectations, but our own as well. I am very sorry your more recent visits have not been positive ones. I am happy to say we do have a new... More 

Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Although the weather was miserable, rain and wet snow, we enjoyed a cozy stay in the Little Red Caboose. Very nicely appointed with a comfy bed and fireplace in the bedroom. Bath was large enough with a great tiled shower and cute little kitchen too. Visited the main lodge - so unique with a great history. We were welcomed to... More 

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

Hello Cindy O, I'm very happy to see you had a great stay even though the weather was not the best for your visit. I'm also glad you enjoyed your dinner with us as well as the staff. I hope to see you again soon and hopefully this time with better weather! Sincerely, Julia Garvey General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

An amazing stay! A lovely, wooden historic inn, right next to a BNSF line. The staff are lovely and we ended up staying in JJCaboose, a red one overlooking the tracks. The cabooses themselves are amazing, a comfy couch, a lovely kitchen with a copper sink, and the spacious bathroom had a walk in shower. There was a ladder leading... More 

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

Howdy Fishquinn, Thanks for the great review of the Inn and our luxury rail car the JJ Caboose. I love the second bed up in the loft, it's such a great way to utilize the space available. Maybe next time try out the Locomotive, it's a really cool experience too! Sincerely, Julia Garvey General Manager 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): $$
Number of rooms: 47
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