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Izaak Walton Inn

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Winter Haven, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My room overlooked the tracks so you could hear the trains at all hours. It is a unique hotel, old and very quaint. Due to location, their is no phone service, Internet very poor and only in the lobby. Some good hiking in area. If I get back, would love to stay in a rail car, converted to living quarters.

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Warren, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed overnight in the main lodge. Our room overlooked the tacks and we could watch and hear the trains going by. Some rail cars have been converted to rooms, stacked around the hillside, they require a miniMum of 2 days stay. The room was nice, but not wow! Shower in the room. We had dinner and breakfast in a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This cottage is truly delightful! With 4 bedrooms filled with antiques, a vast kitchen with new appliances, a porch and firepit and great ambience. We had dinner in the main lodge and loved being served by Sara. After a day of hiking mountains the hot tub and sauna were heavenly. We had hope to stay in one of the train... More 

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Redding, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at the Inn for lunch on our way to St. Mary's Lake. The inn is an older establishment with all the interesting mementos that make them special to see. The pictured view usually seen is the back entrance. Our meal was leasural and the food was good. The cost was a little higher than the norm which is... More 

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Elk Grove, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms were small. We had a queen size bed and a saggy single bed in the room. The queen mattress was VERY firm. No table or chair to sit on in the room. This is a historical hotel. So there is no microwave, refrigerator, iron or coffee in the room. Trains came by the Inn at all times of... More 

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Huntington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We couldn't have been more pleasantly surprised by Izaak Walton Inn. This quaint inn was an old railroad depot and it is decorated with all the old-time railroad equipment. You can stay in the inn, on cabooses or an engine, and small cabins. I just love it here. The staff was very kind and made us feel extremely welcome. The... More 

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Sweetgrass, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While we didn't stay over night at the Izaak Walton (we were unable to get reservations that coincided with our backpacking trip in the park), we were able to have lunch at the Izaak Walton- and ended up having lunch there three times in less than a week! I highly recommend the pork BBQ sandwich and the huckleberry cobbler! The... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had this hotel recommended to us as a great place for lunch outside of the Glacier National Park. The hotel was more than a place for great food, it was a site to see railroad history from the area. The Izaak Walton Inn was surrounded by railroad cars that had been converted to guest cottages. The basement of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Isaak Walton is a historic inn that was built by the Great Northern Railroad in 1939. The small rustic rooms originally housed railway workers. This gem lies half way between east and west park enterances a short distance west of the continental divide at Marias pass. We enjoyed the scale, the train history, and we feel it had the best... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This historic inn is perfect for train buffs as it sits on a main train line. We stayed in a "family" room in the inn - that's a 3rd floor walkup, with a queen bed, and a separate nook with a twin-over-double bed. Don't expect modern here - there's no air, and the basin is next to the bed, while... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Izaak Walton Inn & Resort, a family-owned retreat bordering Glacier National Park, in Essex, Montana. Specializing in outdoor adventure and serious relaxation, the Inn hosts activities year round fitting any age, interest and experience level including cross country skiing and guided back country tours, hiking, horse back riding, white water rafting to slow float and larger boat excursions. No matter what time of year you choose to visit, what pace you'll set your journey to, enjoy the nature, the history, and the hospitality found at the Izaak Walton Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Izaak Walton Inn

Address: 290 Izaak Walton Inn Rd, Essex, MT 59916-9708
Location: United States > Montana > Essex
Price Range: $147 - $277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Izaak Walton Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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