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The Great Bear Inn

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5672 Blankenship Road, P.O. Box 492, West Glacier, MT 59936
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We got to the the Great Bear Inn past 11:00 p.m. on July 22nd and Susan had left a note on the door telling us which room we were in, excellent! We stayed in a deluxe room with two queen beds. The room was spacious enough and cozy at the same time for my husband and I and two older... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great Bear Inn is a beautiful place with a secluded feel yet so very close to Glacier NP and surrounding areas, as well as great restaurants of all varieties and price ranges. The grounds were wonderful, as were the views from the deck. The room was huge and comfortable. I wish we could have stayed longer! Susan was an exceptional... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a relaxing and comfortable stay at the Great Bear. Four of us (mom, dad and 2 teen girls) stayed very comfortably in an upstairs room. Best features: clean, modern and friendly, "make yourself at home" attitude of Susan the innkeeper, close to park entrance but off the main road, free laundry, continental and hot breakfast, amazing back deck... More 

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Merritt Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A truly magnificent place to stay! We stumbled across the Great Bear Inn while searching for accommodations at the last minute during a recent trip to Glacier. Located off the beaten path, yet within a couple of minutes to the West glacier Park entrance, we found the lodge to be comfortable, inviting and peaceful. The log structure is beautifully decorated... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glacier National Park was very busy but Great Bear Inn, just outside, was quiet and restful. We were shown to our basement room which was large, well-appointed and during an unusual heatwave, very cool. The bed was extremely comfortable. We especially liked our private patio. It was a lovely space to enjoy a glass of cold wine from the local... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a lovely respite hidden off the beaten path. Very well-appointed with generous-sized rooms, our family rested well here, enjoyed the more than ample continental breakfast and even played a couple of games of pool. Susan is very friendly and welcoming, as are all of her canine companions whom our daughters thoroughly enjoyed petting and giving the treats... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were first time guests at Great Bear Inn, located within minutes of the west entrance to Glacier. The inn is quiet, rooms ample, clean, and decorated with local artifacts. Rooms are clean, have huge showers, wi-fi, T.V., AC, plush towels, comfy beds. Delicious continental breakfasts that is more abundant and fresh than most chain hotels. Free laundry (washing machines... More 

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Newnan, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying at The Great Bear Inn as I write this. This place is AWESOME from Susan the owner to her "boys" who will fix you a custom breakfast M-Sa. The rooms are super comfortable and the beds make you want to get a good nights sleep. You basically have room of the house including the game/pool room downstairs. I would... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We stayed here for four nights in June and had a wonderful time. The Inn is in a stunning location and we loved the cabin style decor. The shower was huge and tiled with a going-to-the-sun motif which is great. The Inn is close to west glacier park and the list of dining options prepared by our host was thoughtful... More 

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Oyster Bay, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We loved staying at the Great Bear Inn in West Glacier. It is a real country inn, with the most comfortable hotel bed I have ever slept in. This is a huge feature after a day of hiking in Glacier. Susan, the owner, was delightful. She was full of insights about the Park and her restaurant recommendations were spot on.... More 

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