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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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Overland Park, Kansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 393 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

WARNING: This is a very long review. It is with some trepidation that I write this review. I’ve seen what happens to the overwhelming majority of the TA reviewers who have had the temerity to give this property anything less than a sterling review and I fully anticipate a peevish and/or defensive response from the owner (see, for example, the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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61 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

My wife, a friend and I had a great stay in a couple of the upstairs rooms at the Great Bear Inn during August. The Great Bear Inn is a beautiful, modern wooden property. There is a great deck at the back overlooking the garden and the wood behind. They have some seating there and also various areas to sit... More 

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1 Thank gary3000
Sacramento, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

My family rented the Wolf Den lodge house and thoroughly enjoyed every moment of our stay. Susan, the owner, takes pride in everything about this property. The smallest details are given meticulous thought, from the lawn, to the bathrooms, the kitchens and the balcony decks. It was incredible to see, for the first time: You drive up the gravel road,... More 

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Gold River, CA
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Susan, the owner and host has provided for everything in the lodge (5 rooms) and two separate cabins with ALL the amenities. The spacious multi-stories lodge is just a few miles from West Glacier, MT. On a hill, it faces west for spectacular sunsets. If you want to enjoy Glacier N.P. and get away from all the crowds returning to... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Such a beautiful well designed B & B it was worth every penny, very clean, very mtn stylish, rooms large great continental breakfast you handle yourself and eat when you want to rather than the schedule of the owner. we loved the rooms very large and very large shower. Susan had thought of everything. At first arriving you think it... More 

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New Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Spent three days at Great Bear in August. Went there because lodges in the park were full, and I'm so glad they were. At Great Bear, we were 5 minutes from the park - lovely building with great deck and common room, rooms nice & comfortable. Susan and her dogs are a delight. Outstanding!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

My family and I stayed here for three nights from 8/16-8/18/15. The owner, Susan Sullivan, is welcoming and charming. The accommodations are high-quality, comfortable and in a beautiful secluded setting. West Glacier is only minutes away for restaurants and shops as well as the Glacier Park entrance. A cooked to order hot breakfast is available every morning as well as... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

The inn was beautiful, very quiet, and perfectly clean. The room was very nice and the bathroom had the biggest shower I've ever seen. It had great dog energy with five+ dogs running around with Susan. The inn was also 10 minutes from the west glacier entrance and about 50 minutes from whitefish. Overall it felt very welcoming and comfortable.

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Dearborn, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

From the moment we arrived Susan and her loveable dogs treated us like family. The Inn is beautiful, impeccably maintained, and situated in a wonderful mountain setting where you can watch the sun set from the giant, inviting porch. The serve yourself continental breakfast was perfect before a day of hiking Glacier and it included hot and cold cereal choices,... More 

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Wisconsin
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37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Our stay was wonderful. We took a day off from sightseeing in the park and this was the perfect spot to do it. We spent the day relaxing on the comfortable outside chairs, reading our books, with the beautiful mountain views in the background. We stayed 2 nights. My mother and daughter stayed in the Grande room. It's a very... More 

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