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Swan River Inn

360 Grand Ave, Bigfork, MT 59911
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the 'Safari' room which was a unique African themed room with a king size bed. The location is great if you want to stay in downtown Bigfork. We found it a little loud as they had a private party next door and the downtown pedestrian traffic took the peacefulness away. I guess I'm just not into animal... More 

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Dickinson, North Dakota
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This inn has themed rooms. We were in the safari room which had a beautiful view of the lake, street level so easy to get to. Proprietor was lovely lady. Not your typical hotel room, so quaint. Two blocks from downtown which is full of excellent restaurants and unique shops.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

First thing when I looked for enough towels for the three of us, the drawer fell off the cabinet. Not enough towels, small room, beds not great. Not enough hot water for the tub or a shower, even being the first person to take the shower.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

We booked at the Swan river inn, Big fork, MT for a total of 4 nights while we attended a friend's wedding on the Flathead lake in July 2015, we ended up only staying 3 night however as plans changed and the proprietress, Margrit, kindly accommodated our cancellation request at short notice. I will say that the property purports to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

3 stories above the bay. 18 foot balcony. Indoor outdoor fireplace. Full kitchen. Gorgeous interior. The Walk-in shower was amazing. 1 block from downtown. The retractable bed was also cool. Margarit knows how to decorate her rooms. Been going here for 5 years and don't plan on stopping yet.

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Frederick, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We had our son's and new daughter in law's wedding at the Inn. It was just lovely. Easy to work with owner. I would like to stay at her other properties if I return to Montana. This location and local restaurants, breweries and places to visit were great. The Tuscan Suite had gorgeous furnishings. We stayed in The French Country... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Great room and location. We had the Safari suite, the décor was outstanding with excellent use of Safari artefacts about the room and the view from the balcony was good overlooking the river. The town of Swan River was about 30 yards from the Inn and a great place to walk and see the shops and restaurants. The Inn is... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

This inn/set of rooms is a very odd "concept" sort of place with some issues: all of the rooms are decorated differently, and some of the rooms are very themed; the facility really emphasizes form over function; the property is in need of a thorough face-lifting; and the owner/innkeeper was not organized for our stay. We arrived, to find out... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We decided on a last minute trip to Big Fork, but had trouble finding any room that was reasonably priced. Checking with the owner of this property, she told us we could stay in a cabin by the lake for the same price as one of the themed rooms, $200.00. We decided to take a chance, even though we had... More 

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Hubbard, Nebraska
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This Inn was advertised as being right on the Swan River with lovely views. We were put in a basement room, no view, very difficult to get luggage to our room. Had to go up &/or down many steps. There is no parking on the facility. We could have gone up 38 steps on a spiral outdoor stairway to sit... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Swan River Inn

Address: 360 Grand Ave, Bigfork, MT 59911
Location: United States > Montana > Bigfork
Price Range: $534 - $535 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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