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Village Inn At Apgar

Lake McDonald, West Glacier, MT 59921
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Village Inn At Apgar
Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in West Glacier
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Talladega, Alabama
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136 reviews 136 reviews
25 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As everyone has said, you are paying for the view. All rooms face the lake. Our first floor room had chairs sitting right outside our door to relax and enjoy the view. The room's decor was dated, but the room and facility was very clean. There are no TVs. Internet was available up by the office area. (I was in... More

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Coopersburg
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently traveled to Glacier National Park and spent our first night at this inn. All I can say is WOW! What a great way to start off our vacation! The View was amazing! The rooms were cozy, clean and comfortable. Any one who travels to a lot of national parks(that means US!) knows that you are there for the... More

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Marietta, Georgia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, this is not a five star resort. A recent detractor whined that they already paid $25 to get in the park, and could come and go as they pleased, so why pay for the view? Never mind that the $25 is a deal in and of itself. It's not a monetary thing. There is something essentially lovely,... More

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Stanford, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, the view is stunning. Even when we were drenched and the skies were overcast, it was beautiful. But we're here to review the rooms. And unless xanterra made the view, I can't give them 5 stars for that. The lodge is a separate property and does not have the lakefront views. The Village Inn is the one located right... More

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Morro Bay, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed at Lake McDonald Lodge and Glacier Guides, but Village Inn is my accommodation of choice. Glacier Guides has much better rooms but Village Inn has the view. I mean THE VIEW! All rooms look out over Lake McDonald to the Continental Divide. In clear weather the view is one of the iconic views of Glacier National Park. The... More

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Washburn, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This may be the best view I have ever had from a hotel room-- well, besides the Four Seasons in Maui... AMAZING view of Lake MacDonald right from our room. Adirondack chairs right outside our door to help us slow down and take it all in. Yes, the room was pricey, but we were inside Glacier National Park and expected... More

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Powder Springs, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

View from rooms at back give direct view to the mountains over Lake McDonald. Rooms very clean. Rooms vary, but ours had main room (double and twin) and separate bedroom (double). Location was superb at West Glacier, and the staff was very helpful in recommending activities, and even offered to let us borrow bear spray for a hike. WIFI only... More

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Monterey, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had read all the lovely reviews of the Village Inn and was excited for the opportunity to actually get to stay inside a national park for once. What a disappointment. Basically, this was a $50 room. They charged $100 extra for the view. And don't get me wrong, Lake Macdonald is lovely. The view is lovely---but I already had... More

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Fargo, North Dakota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We could not have had a better stay at Village Inn. So relaxing. Our teen kids kayaked one morning. We'd awake at sunrise and then take brief nap and hit the trails. We loved Eddies for snack or dessert and dinner our first evening but had a kitchen to have cereal or sandwiches when hungry from all our hiking. Coffee... More

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London, United Kingdom
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133 reviews 133 reviews
51 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had one of the best views we ever had from a hotel room - we were in the ground floor overlooking lake McDonald a real treat any time of the day and evening. The rooms per se were simple by functional. Kitchen with all the main accessories like cooker and microwave, but plastic plates and cups which you had... More

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Additional Information about Village Inn At Apgar

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

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Built in 1956, the Village Inn at Apgar is located on the shores of Lake McDonald. This quaint 36 room motor inn offers stunning views from every room of Lake McDonald and the mountain panorama forming the Crown of the Continent. One-bedroom kitchenettes are available, as well as one- and two-bedroom units that can accommodate up to six people. One-bedroom kitchenette rooms are located on the 1st floor and are equipped with basic utensils, refrigerator, stove, microwave, and coffee maker. One-bedroom units are located on both floors and can accommodate a maximum of two people. All rooms are rustic yet comfortable with double and/or twin beds and a private bathroom. Second story rooms are accessed via stairs only and all rooms have an incredible lake view. A limited number of ADA-accessible rooms are available and are booked based on space available ... more   less 
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