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Western Inn - Glacier Park Motel and Campground

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Glendive, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Traveled to the Columbia Falls, MT area for a funeral. Have stayed here before a long time ago. Hotel rooms on two levels. No elevator. Morning breakfast only consists of muffins and danish along with water and coffee. If you want a larger meal, you'll have to go into Columbia Falls or east along Hwy. 2. Can accommodate travelers that... More 

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Galena, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We've stayed in old motels that were updated to be modern while maintaining their character. This place is shabby. Shabby-Old not Retro-Chic The only reason I'm giving this place 2 dots is the friendly service by Jessika and the comfortable bed. Really the bed was very comfortable. Here's why it's not worth staying here: tiny room it was in a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here while visiting Glacier National Park. Disappointed with booking online; room was very spacious but was well used. Just that little bit of grubbiness to not feel clean....hai on floors, sheets and in sink. Way outdated and furniture and beds are due to be replaced; no comfort, loose headboard on bed, broken springs, sofa hard and worn, uncomfortable... More 

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Chinook, Montana
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

We stayed in one of the cabins for two nights in August. Staff was friendly and the service was good. Nothing fancy, but a good value. If we were going to be in the area again, I would certainly stay here, and would recommend for family vacationing on a budget.

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Havre, Montana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

I was a little nervous about this place because when I booked I did it in a hurry and then it sunk in that I could not cancel my reservation. We thought it might end up being a little sketchy but we actually really enjoyed this motel. Our room had a kitchenette that we didn't use but it felt like... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

We spent one night here once we arrived to Glacier, rest of our stay we were camping. The hotel is closed to the park entrance on the west side and close to shopping and restaurants. The staff was very nice. Rooms were nice and spacious, we got two queen beds, shower and kitchen. Rooms were all wood and nicely decorated,... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

I'd given this place 1 star, but I checked for bed bugs and couldn't find any. The family style apartment in the second building was VERY dirty. The floors, including the bathroom floor, was stained and dirt ridden. The couch and chair had questionable and overt large stains underneath the overthrown blanket. The ottoman wasn't covered and it was terribly... More 

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Rock Island, Illinois, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

We enjoyed three nights at the cutest little room. We came expecting a motel room and had what is like an efficiency apartment. It was one in a quad of four. Really cute and comfy. There is also motel rooms, cabins and Tipi's.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

We were happy to find this campground on a recent visit to Glacier NP. The entire area is much busier than we expected. The staff here is very nice and they offer free continental breakfast at the office. The hookups all worked, water, electric, and sewer at your site. Showers and restroom were clean, though dated. But, the grounds are... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

WiFi didn't work unless you were in the front office. The room was the tiniest ever. One person could barely fit in the bathroom. Also, while "enjoying" the muffin bar at tables surrounding the lobby desk, you have to listen the employees shop talk. Even the manager conducted an interview for a prospective house keeper right there. That's incredibly unprofessional!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dog friendly Glacier Park Motel & Campground offers budget lodging in guest suites for 1-6, as well as camping with full hook-up RVs, tent lots, camping cabins and even tipis! Located only 12 miles from the West Entrance of Glacier National Park and across the street from Big Sky Waterslides, it is a great homebase for travelers. Property amenities include Coffee & Muffin Bar, Miniature Golf, 24-hour laundromat, BBQ pavilion, horseshoes and badmitton June-September. Top this with great staff who really care about providing you with information to enjoy the local activities and Glacier National Park, this business believes in Customer Service and goes out of its way to make sure your western visit is a pleasant, memorable one. Why stay anywhere else? ... more   less 

Additional Information about Western Inn - Glacier Park Motel and Campground

Address: 7285 Highway 2 East, Columbia Falls, MT 59912 (Formerly Glacier Mountain Shadows)
Location: United States > Montana > Columbia Falls
Price Range: $88 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Western Inn - Glacier Park Motel and Campground 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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