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Izaak Walton Inn

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290 Izaak Walton Inn Rd, Essex, MT 59916
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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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Dover, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had lunch here while travelling to The Glacier Lodge in East Glacier from Whitefish, and it was delicious. We then returned for the night after discovering that the Glacier Lodge was like the hotel in the movie The Shining, with zombified tourists roaming the corridors glaring at their screens! (I will not be reviewing since we left after 30... More 

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Idaho
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Riverview Caboose and it was disgusting. I have never stayed in a dirtier room before. We have stayed at this hotel many times in cabins and then a caboose last year and never had a problem, but this year we were very disappointed. We paid $200 a night for this caboose and I have never stayed... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After thirty plus hours on the Amtrak, we were relieved that our shuttle from the tracks to the inn was waiting and ready the second we stepped off board. We stayed in the green caboose (the Burlington Northern), which more than met our expectations. The kids (10 and 12) were in heaven, and we had everything we needed in the... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I brought my sister and brother-in-law here for their first trip to Glacier NP. They were delighted with the hotel, its history and charm. This was my second stay here as the third person in the room with a couple, and the futon bed was less comfortable than my first stay in a real twin bed. Next time I'll request... More 

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Montana
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Parshall, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our stay began with arriving on Amtrak Empire Builder and rail side pickup by a fresh faced staff member . We checked in and had a comfortable night sleep. More young professional staff had lined up our rental car and we were ready to tour Glacier. During our stay staff would refreeze our blue ice for our cooler and help... More 

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Munster, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed in the Blue Caboose for two nights. Wonderful. It was one of the coolest places I have ever stayed. The restaurant at the Inn had great gourmet style food. I couldn't believe I was eating such great meals in the middle of the woods. The trains came through all night- which was fine with us but I could... More 

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Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stay at this hotel with its friendly staff and railroad theme. We stayed in the Empire Builder's Suite in the main lodge but if we had to do it over again we might try one of the caboose cars that are closer to the tracks instead since the passing trains aren't really that loud. There's also... More 

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St Petersburg, Fla
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were not able to stay at what looks like a beautiful place and enjoy the Glacier Park due to an unexpected medical issue so had to cancel our trip where we had paid for two nights. Expedia contacted them 12 days before our expected arrival and canceled our stay . The time was outside the cancelation policy but the... More 

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Sequim, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The window ledges were quite dirty in our very small room and the room was dingy and dreary. The linens were thin and barely acceptable. Altogether a disappointing experience -- especially for a price of over $160. No meals were included. The complimentary coffee, however, was good. The grounds were nice and we enjoyed looking at the various exhibits. I... More 

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

Dear Sheila P, We are sorry to hear about your recent stay at the Izaak Walton Inn. Thank you for providing feedback to us! I would love to discuss your visit further at your convenience. Please contact me via phone or email at 406-888-5700 or cris@izaakwaltoninn.com to discuss your feedback further. Sincerely, Cristinna Cook Location Manager More 

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