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Hostelling International - Brownies Hostel

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My mother and I stayed at Brownies Hostel for two nights in the beginning of September in a private room. I chose to stay at this hostel because of its proximity to Glacier National Park and aside from camping, it was next most affordable accommodation option close to the park. Overall, I enjoyed my stay there and it provided what... More 

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Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This hostel is different from most. It's almost 100 years old, made of wood, and is best suited to serious backpackers/hikers. The rest of us should probably avoid it. Bathrooms will be an issue for most people as there are one for each sex and the men's was crowded and uncomfortable. As others have noted, the floorboards creak and the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just a few weeks prior to our trip to Glacier NP I was able to snag not only a room at Brownies but a PRIVATE room. My travel buddy and I enjoyed a room with 2 twin beds. The hostel was clean, comfortable, very affordable and within close proximity (walking distance) to several eateries. One of the best was the... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brownies is an old lodge converted to a hostel and bakery. Paper thin walls lent interest to others conversations. The bakery items were great and reasonably priced. The family room we stayed in was excellent, tilting squeaky floor and all. If yo need basic overnight acomodations at an excellent price then Brownies is the place.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brownies is a great option for those visiting Glacier NP on a budget. The location is great for East Glacier access (where we spent most of our time) and is very close to the park's Two Medicine campground (and about an hour from the Many Glacier site), which helps if you're trying to reserve a spot. We stayed at Brownies... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

We had been looking for somewhere to stay in east glacier as part of our 3 week trip through wyoming and montana but the cost of accommodation in this area is very high understandably due to the proximity of Glacier National Park and in particular the stunning two medicine valley. We found Brownies' website just 2 days before our stay... More 

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hammonton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

I wanted to stay at a hostel for the experience but since we were a party of 5 we opted for the family room. It was rustic but very clean. Staff was very pleasant and everyone seemed respectful with keeping the noise level at a minimum. Be aware the walls are super thin and bathroom is tight. If you aren't... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

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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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 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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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: $48 - $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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