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Izaak Walton Inn

290 Izaak Walton Inn Rd, Essex, MT 59916
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My first visit to Glacier National Park. My friend and I decided we wanted to try something new. I travel with my dog and she is used to hotels. This is the first time the Inn has been able to have rooms that allow pets. They are in cabins about a mile down the road formerly called "the Halfway Inn".... More

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Richmond VA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I read previous reviews and want to say first, the WIFI issue is fixed! Good Wifi coverage in the Lodge up to 3rd floor and on NEW dining porch and even into parking lot. There is no cell phone coverage but that is an issue beyond the hotel's control. Enjoy the freedom from your electronic leash. Car rentals available at... More

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East Helena, Montana, USA
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Inn was recommended to us by a friend. First of all it was quite a distance from where we were staying (Coram Mt). Unfortunately it was nothing like she said. It is quaint, so I was expecting a more basic, comfort food type menu but it tried to be more trendy and upsale which is not at all what... More

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Marcellus, New York
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156 reviews 156 reviews
56 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Updated as I was contacted by the Izaak Walton Inn after posting my original review... We reserved one night in the GN441 luxury locomotive (it is normally a two night minimum, but it was nearly fully booked and we could only get one night) thinking we would utilize the accommodations by making dinner, and then enjoying a movie with the... More

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Spokane, Washington
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stayed at the Isaak Walton a couple of times -- it's a wonderfully romantic inn, in my opinion. And it's the perfect place if you love trains. Amtrak runs right out front and stops at the inn twice a day, and there are numerous trains that pass by at all hours. Strangely enough, even though this is the case,... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to stay two nights here during our week in Glacier National Park due to the charming-appearing historical train cars on the website. The cars were all full for the nights we wanted, so we booked the honeymoon cabin instead. When we first arrived at the Inn, we were told our cabins were over the train tracks, therefore a... More

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Portland, Oregon
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here recently and found the grounds and rooms clean and well kept. The place is historic and housed rail workers... thus, the train decor throughout. There's a walking bridge that goes over the track where you can stand and watch trains pass below. There's also some cabooses/cabins and an engine car where you can spend the night, if... More

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a caboose but got one that looked nothing like the ones on the website. It was essentially a 70s vintage mobile home, overlooking very noisy US2, with tiny windows, that was very hot inside (it was called the "River View" or "Park View" Caboose. "Road View" or "No View" would have been more accurate). We fortunately got moved... More

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Culpeper, VA
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Inn is located just outside of Glacier National Park; it is a restored, old fashioned railroad hotel with very attractive venues for families, hikers, bikers, etc. It should be a perfect place. However, the hotel/inn staff is poorly trained in customer service, spend more time talking to each other than the guests; the bartender is rude and abrupt (!)... More

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Boise, Idaho
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed in one of the Family Cabins for 3-nights. The cabins are small but were just what we needed for our trip. The staff was super friendly, helpful, and a lot of fun to visit with. Loved the history of the place and it was fun sitting on the back patio of the restaurant watching the trains and... More

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Address: 290 Izaak Walton Inn Rd, Essex, MT 59916
Location: United States > Montana > Essex
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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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