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Dennis
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed one night in a cabin and one in the lodge. Although I preferred the cabin experience, both rooms were well appointed, clean and comfortable. The atmosphere at this lodge is relaxing and welcoming. The interior of the lodge is gorgeous as is the setting. Loved it!

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West Simsbury, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lake McDonald Lodge is located on the north end of Lake McDonald, about 50-minute drive from Glacier International Airport. The lodge is right on the lake shore and offers a variety of rooms, many of which face the lake. Our room had a queen bed plus a sleeper sofa. It was small, but perfectly adequate for a couple. In-room amenities... More 

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Smyrna, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great place to base a visit to Glacier. Convenient location with a lovely view. The restaurant is good. I spent a lot of time on the beach along the lake. You can easily take a free National Park Service Shuttle almost anywhere in the Park from there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed in Cabin 4-B - beautifully appointed room. 4th cabin down from the main lodge so a short walk to dinner, boat, lobby and camp store and hiker shuttle. Extremely friendly staff and helpful information desk. Although directly across from the lake there are trees in the way so don't think you are getting a view of the lake -... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed two nights in a newly refurbished cabin inside the park at Lake MacDonald. Our compact but very adequate cabin had a lovely porch facing the lake. Very clean, coffee in room, good water pressure in shower. Would stay here again! Very close to well stocked camp store and lodge with good food/bar

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Remember that this is inside Glacier National Park and you are paying for the location and the National Park ambience which means no TV, no air conditioning, etc. Internet is free but quite weak and limited. No cell service to speak of so you are off-grid! That said, what a perfect place to unwind. Get past the bathroom that is... More 

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1 Thank Amy L D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lodge is an amazing place. We rented a small engine boat and drove it around the lake on our own, something a highly recommend! The staff is great, they tell you about the trails, animal sightings etc. I was very impressed by the food, they are very aware of special diets such as vegan, etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because of a cancelled flight, we did not arrive at the Hotel until 1:30 am. A pleasant, kind and friendly woman at the front desk was a welcome sight! Our room was large and comfortable. There is no elevator. The bathroom was small but practical. We did not have a view, except of the roof, but we were so tired... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at many National Park lodges and many times you sacrifice cleanliness and comfort for location. But, that wasn't the case for our stay at Lake McDonald. We stayed in a 2 double-bed cabin and it was very clean. The cabin was small and a bit crowded, but other than that, I think it was quite nice for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to stay in the park, options are limited. Lake McD lodge is in a perfect location, and the views are great. We had a small cabin near the main lodge for 4 days. It was comfortable, but not posh. The bath was small and had nowhere to put things, but it worked. The bed was really good.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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 82 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 

Additional Information about Lake McDonald Lodge

Address: 100 Going to the Sun Road, Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park, MT 59921
Location: United States > Montana > Glacier National Park
Price Range: $127 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 82
Also Known As:
Lake Mcdonald Hotel West Glacier
Lake McDonald Lodge Glacier National Park, Montana
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