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Hostelling International - Brownies Hostel

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a cute hostel! The staff and the guests were wonderful. Everyone was so friendly and approachable and eager to help. I stayed in a bunk bed in the women's dorm and they already had everything I needed (sheets, towel, quilts) waiting for me on my bed. The large lockers provided were great. The bathrooms are shared and are very... More 

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Golden Valley, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed alone for 2 nights in room seven and was delighted with the cleanliness and comfortable mattress. Of course, best of all are the different people. A full sized kitchen and common room were fully stocked with everything I needed. There were female singles and families from all over the world getting along in 2 showers, 2 toilets, and... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very convenient to the eat entrance of glacier. The best part was the bakery and restaurant in the downstairs part of the hostel. It was nice to grab coffee, breakfast, and then lunch to go before heading out to Glacier NP. Everything was very reasonably priced and freshly made. Amazing view from the top porch!My only complaint was the thin... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

My daughter and I stayed here while visiting Glacier National Park in June. The motels in the area of Glacier Park were very overpriced and was happy to find the reasonable Brownies Hostel. Here you'll find a laundry mat, showers, grocery store, bakery, & restaurant next door and a breezy front porch or balcony to relax. The hostel smells of... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

The hostel was incredibly noisy. Enough so that we were able to hear people whisper in rooms beside us; along with people walking through the hall in the morning (a nightmare..). It also felt like the building itself was on a slant. Wifi did not work in our room, and was limited to the common area. It was fairly clean,... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Given the price, this is a great option. Had a nice, cozy private room next to the women's bathroom - they're not joking about the paper-thin walls so, as they suggest, bring ear plugs or stay in a room not next to the bathroom. People were friendly. Great location for our tour into the Park.

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Islamorada, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

I enjoyed my 10 day stay at this rustic hostel in Glacier NP overall but it has drawbacks. When the temps go from a nice warm summer to rainy, chilly & damp, the hostel also becomes rather chilly! The woman's dorm was freezing my last couple nights :( and the showers just aren't hot enough to compensate for the chilled... More 

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4 Thank Echo T
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

I came to Brownies off the Amtrak and was hoping to find hiking partners and someone with a car. Found both within a half an hour. This was my favorite hostel on my vacation. Just backpackers talking about about hiking. Met some great people there. Great base for Glacier hikers.

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4 Thank Matthew M
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

A treat to find a nice hostel in the US! Just outside the beautiful glacier national park you will be welcome to a comfortable and cheap stay if you are in the area and are not camping. Downstairs theere is a great cafe and desserts.

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

I stayed for three nights in the women's dorm room. The kitchen is well-equiped and the staff does a great job of keeping everything clean (hard to do in an older building). It's a bike-friendly place and I appreciated being able to work on my bike out back.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Brownies, our quaint, rustic hostel in East Glacier Park, just 8 miles from the Two Medicine entrance to Glacier National Park. The historic 1908 log building houses a bakery, cafe, deli and general store on the main floor and a hostel on the second. Come to rest after a long day of hiking, make some new friends, and wake up each morning to the smell of fresh-baked cinnamon rolls and lattes downstairs. There are men and women's dorms and three types of private rooms available: rooms with 1 queen bed which sleep 2; a room with two twin beds; and two family rooms which sleep four. Guests have access to our men's and women's bathrooms, kitchen, and common living spaces, including an upstairs porch overlooking the majestic Rockies. Welcome to Brownies! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostelling International - Brownies Hostel

Address: 1020 Highway 49, East Glacier Park, MT 59434-5008
Location: United States > Montana > East Glacier Park
Price Range: $16 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostelling International - Brownies Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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