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San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nancy and Scott have done a great job making their B&B some place that's memorable! Homemade breakfasts are a highlight!! Nancy let us borrow hiking books/maps during our stay and also gave us suggestions as far as hikes and scenic points go. And they'll lend you bear spray.... just in case. The location is just a 10 min drive from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great time we had in Montana and in the Glacier NP area! My husband, two kids and I arrived at Smoky Bear in the evening, tired after a great day of hiking in the park. We had stayed at Many Glacier hotel, McDonald lodge and a campground. We loved arriving at our Ltl Bear cabin, such a cozy... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay. Lovely area with a beautiful hike right on the property. It was like a fairyland. Stayed 4 nights with the most awesome breakfast every morning! All homemade and delicious. We never needed to eat again till about 2 or 3 each day, even with hiking all morning. Nancy was great about small menu changes for my... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nancy at Smoky Bear makes the best breakfasts! This morning we had the same fruit, a muffin, grizzly eggs, ham, walnut waffle that had a sliced orange on top and a walnut. It was served with real Canadian maple syrup! Next day she served us fruit—cherry, kiwi, and cantaloupe. Then she gave us an apple-filled pastry. Then a huge plate... More 

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Bavington, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

This is only the second B&B we've ever stayed in. I always feel like I'm imposing. But Scott and Nancy have it all going on, making us feel at home, pampered and independent at the same time. First the bed was comfortable and the lodging luxuriously rustic. Breakfasts were fresh, homemade, unique, beautiful, regional and absolutely delicious and plentiful.The incredible... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Wow what an excellent stay. The husband and wife hosts are fantastic people, friendly and very knowledgable about the area especially Glacier National Park. The home cooked breakfasts every morning were very good. It's a nice hidden gem and our family was very glad that we could get accommodations on a busy 4th of July

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We thoroughly appreciated the quiet, picturesque location of SBR, which was about 20 or 30 minutes from the west side of Glacier National Park. The owners were friendly and available to answer questions. They even packed us a to-go breakfast for a morning when we had to leave the house early. Our room was very clean, with plenty of room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

It is a super cool vintage style hotel about 20 min away from the Glacier park west entrance. The host couple lives in the same house, and cater to everything you ask for: detailed information of the park and surrounding area; safety suggestions (they also loan bear spray, you don't have to pay for it if you don't use it);... More 

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Tuscola, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

I had wanted to stay on both sides of the park so we could see different parts of the park. That worked in theory but we were already traveling on the west side of the park even while staying on the east side. None the less we arrived at the Ranch just after check in time and Scott greeted us.... More 

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely 2 nights at Smoky Bear Ranch last July. Frankly, it was the only place with 2 nights available on short notice near Glacier National Park and we didn't expect much. Happily, we could not have selected a more beautiful or serene place! The owners are real, hardworking, Montana stalwarts who keep the place... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Named for a legendary grizzly bear that roamed the Smoky Range of the Flathead National Forest, this lodge was established as a Bed & Breakfast over 20 years ago. Built entirely of native cedar and pine, it's situated on a slight hill overlooking a pond that is frequented by wildlife such as deer,elk, bear, and moose. With river access and a backdrop of the Apgar Mountains of Glacier National Park makes for a serene setting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Smoky Bear Ranch

Address: Near North Fork Rd, Near North Fork Rd, Columbia Falls, MT 59936
Location: United States > Montana > Columbia Falls
Price Range: $112 - $553 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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