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Lake McDonald Lodge

Lake McDonald, West Glacier, MT 59921
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Salisbury, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This review ONLY relates to the "motel", not the Lodge, which appeared to be quite charming. The location cannot be faulted, its lovely. However the "motel" accommodation was rubbish. The doors did'nt fit the frame, so mosquito's were in evidence despite a liberal spraying of anti-mosquito chemicals. The shower was miniscule, size zero might have had some space but as... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you like national park lodges and know what to expect you will appreciate lake mcdonald lodge. Not luxury but priceless setting. If seeking luxury should maybe stay elsewhere but if seeking historical experience and character it doesn't get better. Front desk and restaurant folks friendly and helpful.

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Calgary, Alberta
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort is well located and has enough options for dining. A store and gift shop are also handy for a few items. Good meals at the main lodge restaurant. Great pizza at the pizza place & grill. Servers were all pleasant with a special shout out to Keri & Matt the bartenders in the lodge. They were efficient and... More

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Tyler, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
21 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a historic hotel with all that comes with old and historic. Our room had a private bath, although very, very tiny. We marveled at where they found such teensy sinks, showers, and toilets. The room was hot with no AC during what we later found out to be a heat wave in the mountains of Montana. We left... More

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nj
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at another property but stopped by LML for dinner after hiking at Two Cedars. We had a wonderful dinner. The room itself was fun, with an old lodge vibe mixed with a pretty eclectic music selection playing. Unlike a previous poster, our food was very good, as was the service. I had a very good martini as well.... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cozier atmosphere at Lake McDonald Lodge than other Glacier Hotel properties. The lobby is considerably smaller, has taxidermy and a large fireplace. It tends to be a bit quieter in the rooms than the other properties, tho surely if one had a noisy neighbor you would know it intimately. The main weakness is that the main hikes and sites are... More

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Austin, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful lodge in an amazing setting. Stayed with our 6 year old after spending a week in the North Fork of Glacier paddling and hiking. The amenities like nightly ranger talks and the shuttle to Logan's Pass made up for the crowds. The cabin was 1950s motor court style, and clean and charming. The lodge is stunning. The dining room... More

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Seattle, WA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lodge is nestled right on the lake and beautifully landscaped. It is much smaller than Many Glacier but cozier. The rooms are small and the bathroom is the smallest I have ever seen but I still enjoyed this place way more than the other two lodges we stayed at. The staff is still hit and miss on whether you... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We picked this location because of its location to have lunch in the park. We were disappointed that they were out of several menu options. I had the bison burger and it was very good. Son had the grilled cheese with fruit and he also enjoyed it.

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Framingham, MA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredibly Beautiful Lodge - very rustic - relaxing -absolutely beautiful Lake Front Lodge - we stayed in the stip outside of the main lodge but dinned for a buffet breakfast in the Lodge -- wish we could have had a room in the lodge - but its booked way ahead and I can see why! the dining room was beautiful... More

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Address: Lake McDonald, West Glacier, MT 59921
Location: United States > Montana > West Glacier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Lake Mcdonald Hotel West Glacier
Lake McDonald Lodge West Glacier, Montana

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1914, Lake McDonald Lodge is nestled on the shores of the largest lake inside Glacier National Park. Lake McDonald offers a unique gift shop, campstore, lounge, restaurant, and pizzeria. Red Bus tours, boat cruises, and numerous other activities are available. This picturesque location on the northern shore of beautiful Lake McDonald has 100 guest rooms split between a main lodge and a row of duplex-style cabins. All guestrooms at Lake McDonald are rustic, yet comfortable. In keeping in the era in which all the rooms were built, they offer guests modest amenities and old-world style accommodations resulting in a one-of-a kind, National Park lodging experience. A limited number of ADA- accessible rooms are available and are booked based on a space available basis. ... more   less 
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