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Lake McDonald, West Glacier, MT 59921
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Lake Forest, IL
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130 reviews 130 reviews
60 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You will love the log lobby and the fireplace as you enter. Fabulous view of the lake. Rooms are basic but in the theme of the location. Very fair pricing. Also the starting point for the red tour bus excursions. We had lunch there and the food was good and reasonably priced. I felt like I was in touch with... More

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71 reviews 71 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Dining room is very warm and comfortable vita view to boot! We just had burgers and we had the impression the server was mad at us for some reason. Burgers were excellent, nicely presented too. Would visit again.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a beautiful day at Glacier Park until check in at Lake McDonald lodge. The front desk staff were completely rude and arrogant. I am a 55 year old woman and I could not believe a staff member of such a historic hotel could be so rude and condescending not only at check in but throughout our stay. We... More

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Sydney, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room was fairly simple, but adequate. The bathroom was small, but it was clean and there was good hot water. The small hand basin was located in the bedroom. Polyester/cotton sheets on the bed. Breakfast was fairly plain, but acceptable.

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east coast
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200 reviews 200 reviews
56 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was the 2nd place of the 3 we stayed at while in Glacier. The cabin was quaint and right on the water. 2 double beds. Bathroom decently sized. pathway to the man lodge. Was a little hard to find it because the number was not on the road side. But we figured it out. Lake view was a little... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here beginning (then went to Rising Sun) and end of trip. Booked cheapest room - in Snyder building with 2 bunk beds. Perhaps I didn't understand the details of the room when booking because this was the smallest room I'd ever been in. Bunk beds, a sink, small shelf, hooks, and no room to move around at all (barely... More

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Los Angeles
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120 reviews 120 reviews
38 hotel reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would recommend this lodge if you like historic buildings and enjoy staying inside a national park. At sunset, the lighting is beautiful. The lakeside part of the hotel is charming with lots of potted flowers, pathways, and a variety of seating areas where you can read/enjoy a happy hour or just contemplate. The exterior areas of this lodge are... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This historic facility has all the problems of an old hotel. The rooms are small, there is no elevator. The location is the attraction on Lake McDonald and the Going to the Sun Highway. The boat tours of the lake are just a few steps from the rear hotel deck. Sitting on that deck at evening is a great view... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent one night here in between hiking to/from the two backcountry Chalets. The room was described as small, and boy was it ever. Two twin beds, a night stand and a desk. You couldn't use the desk, since the chair was pushed all the way in and still touched one bed. The shower was small, and definitely the curtain... More

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Washington, DC
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in a cabin for 3 nights - liked it - we had 14-1, the last in the complex, so a lot of privacy, but next to a private residence. Had a "private" rocky beach and went out for sunrise, a few beers at sunset each night, plus able to walk out there before bed and stargaze with literally... 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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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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