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Elk Lake Resort

#1 of 2 Hotels in Lima
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5200 Elk Lake Rd, Lima, MT 59739-9711
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30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

On a visit to Widgeon Lake to see trumpeter swans, which also included an incredible siting on a sand bar of a huge bald eagle, with a friend, a curlew! And 2 trumpeters in front!! Amazing! They sat there forever! Then we took a right and traveled a short distance to a jewel spot, Elk Lake Resort and Lodge with... More 

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Thank Brittrob
ElkLakeResort, Owner at Elk Lake Resort, responded to this review

Wow...that's a very generous review! It was fun meeting you and your friends and I was happy you wanted to take my soup home with you...that was a huge compliment! We hope you come back sooner rather than later to relax in the magic of Elk Lake...it is like no place else. More 

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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Pro: This is a wonderful, off the beaten path outdoor oriented, mid-level priced resort for couples and families. We came for lunch. Fabulous, limited menu included extremely well prepared hamburgers, soups & fresh salad with grilled chicken strips. Could not stay but touring two cabins made us want to return. Cons: 18 mile dirt road to Elk Lake Resort is... More 

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1 Thank Spurgeon B
ElkLakeResort, Owner at Elk Lake Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We were happy to meet you and it was great there were a couple cabins unoccupied so you could peek in. We do hope you'll come back! More 

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194 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We had the privilege to dine as the last table of the season. Now that I know where this place is, I'll be heading back for lunch on snowmobile when they reopen this winter. The lodge is in a beautiful setting with a main building, surrounding cabins and outbuildings, all off-grid, powered by solar and generator auxiliary when necessary. There... More 

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1 Thank PAUL T
ElkLakeResort, Owner at Elk Lake Resort, responded to this review

Wow...what a beautiful written and generous review. We appreciate so much that you and the rest of the group were able to have dinner with us on our last night of the season...the perfect way to end it! We're sorry to hear about the missed turn; it gets pretty dark out here and it's easy to get turned around. Now... More 

Orefield, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

A dirt road takes you around a bend into a bit of heaven. In this vacation spot you can be as busy or as not busy as you want to be..and enjoy every minute. We wanted to be non-stop and Laurel arranged a trip we will never forget. Our lists included horseback riding, ATV use for a day (who new... More 

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1 Thank KarenL5923
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34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed 3 nights/days of hiking, kayaking, savoring the beautiful out doors and being truly "off the grid." We enjoyed hand-made meals and baked goods by Laurel & Jake, had drinks at the bar, played pool, and were amazed by the clarity of the stars in the sky. Elk Lodge is a nice touch of Montana. Note: We are super... More 

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2 Thank Julie H
ElkLakeResort, Owner at Elk Lake Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much! Next time you come to visit, remind me to make you the cinnamon rolls you missed out on. I would be happy to do so. :-) More 

Shoreline, Washington
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

If you're looking for a remote spot to go fishing, relax, enjoy excellent company, and satisfying food, this is the place. The drive out is spectacular across southwest Montana and a bit of Idaho. You'll see wildlife (we saw antelope, deer, all kinds of birds, including the trumpeter swans and pelicans for which this area is known), and find absolute... More 

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1 Thank Dana H
Beaumont, Texas
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Elk Lake was our gathering spot for my daughter's wedding. What an excellent choice! We were treated like kings and queens from start to finish. Laurel and Jake have surrounded themselves with an excellent staff and together they provided us with the most delicious meals, friendly service and helpful advice on where to go hiking and fishing. Swimming and boating... More 

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2 Thank Nancy D
ElkLakeResort, Owner at Elk Lake Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! I'm sorry I took so long to respond...I didn't see the review until today. We enjoyed hosting your daughter's wedding and truly enjoyed watching all the guests enjoy themselves. Congratulations! More 

moab, ut
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We brought our grandchildren to elk lake lodge for a fishing vacation, The fishing was slow, but our experience was really great. The resident dog and the tire swing over the creek were big hits! The cabin was clean and quaint and the beds were so comfortable, we overslept every morning. Jake and Laurel were very friendly and helpful and... More 

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2 Thank archview r
ElkLakeResort, Owner at Elk Lake Resort, responded to this review

We enjoyed meeting all of you! Thank you for your kind words and also for picking up all that fruit for us in West. That was a huge help. Your grandkids were so well behaved and a delight to have around. I think our dog got a little depressed when you left. :-) More 

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16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Love this place. We have been there three times and will come back every year. Cute and clean cabins, awesome dining room and free breakfast, hiking, fishing, and relaxing are the orders of the day. The owners treat you like family. Really neat cowboy bar, pool table and fireplace lounge. Miles of dirt road to get there but worth it... More 

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3 Thank Brad H
ElkLakeResort, Owner at Elk Lake Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the generous review. We love it that YOU love it here and you feel like family. That means we're doing something right! See you next summer... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I've stayed three times and am going back in July with 8 family members to fish. It won't be the last trip for sure. Clean and comfortable cabins, great food, fantastic scenery, and a quaint cowboy bar to boot. Craig and Lerina and Laurel and Jake truly treat you like friends. Elk lake is and continues to be an annual... More 

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4 Thank Bradhoopes
ElkLakeResort, Owner at Elk Lake Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Brad...we enjoyed having you here and look forward to the next visit! More 

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  • Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elk Lake Resort is located in Montana's most unique wide open space - a perfectly 'natural' location for your family vacation or couples getaway. We offer country elegance, home-away-from-home comfort and wide open outdoor recreation. Whether you come to relax in Montana's mountains, to enjoy a family vacation package in Montana's outback, or to pursue your own 'trails' in our wide open spaces - this vacation you will find your 'home' in the mountains. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elk Lake Resort

Address: 5200 Elk Lake Rd, Lima, MT 59739-9711
Location: United States > Montana > Lima
Price Range: $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Elk Lake Hotel Lima
Elk Lake Resort Lima, Montana
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