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12340 Highway 2 East, West Glacier, MT 59936
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#4 of 6 hotels in West Glacier
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Located within minutes of some of the country's most inspiring mountain scenery, our West Glacier hotel is about 1 mile from Glacier National Park. After a day in the park, relax by the fireplace in our rock room, or kick back and enjoy the sunset in our hammocks. Make our hotel in Glacier your destination for an unforgettable family vacation. At our Glacier hotel you will find everything you need to make your stay comfortable, try one of our cozy cabins, or relax in one of our hotel rooms. Bring your family and enjoy Glacier's natural beauty right from the front door of your hotel room or cabin. Our Glacier hotel is open from May 15th to September 30th every year.
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Megan R wrote a review Jul 2020
Westerville, Ohio2 contributions
Currently staying here, July 2020. We checked in last night and discovered our bathroom window does not close or lock, and it is a ground floor room. Anyone could easily get into the room through it. Came back to our room today to find housekeeping had left our door unlocked! I called the front desk to inform them and they said "we have elderly people who clean our rooms so sometimes they forget things". In my opinion that is not something that should be forgotten. The desk clerk also implied that they thought we had checked out, which is impossible because our belongings are all over the room and while they did replace our towels they did not make the beds. Would not recommend this place if you value security at all. Extremely poor customer service.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Melissa H wrote a review Sep 2019
Fairfield, Connecticut210 contributions47 helpful votes
a bit rough around the edges but that adds to the charm. No TV. good location for the the park bathroom was very small there is a great family owned restaurant close by great location to the entrance to the park not sure I would stay again
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Date of stay: September 2019
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FrequentFlier41153 wrote a review Sep 2019
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The only thing this place has going for it is location. Room has horrible musty smell. Was suppose to be a kittchennet and while we had a microwave, fridge, and stove there wasnt even a dinner plate to be had. We had one small fry pan with no lid...would be so easy to have stocked the kitchen better. Maybe even some dish cloths or towels? The hot water took forever to get if at all. Bathroom door was off its hinges, soiled towels left on the floor of the tiniest bathroom ever as well as long dark hair left on the shower floor...Highway noise was awful as well as the train noise. If this was a cheap hotel I get it but is a true RIP off for the price. Forced to prepay so you are stuck with it. It is a sad sad place that it seems owners are just taking the money in with no upkeep at all.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Bellaire56 wrote a review Sep 2018
Bellaire, Michigan784 contributions145 helpful votes
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If you are going to stay on the west side of Glacier, this is a good spot. It seems like there are better hikes and more to do on the east side of the park, but Lake McDonald is nearby and there is good hiking on the west side, too. We did not think the water in our unit was hot; lukewarm would be a more appropriate adjective. Rooms in our building did not have WiFi, but there is a nice communal building and patio that receives WiFi. This building also has microwaves and they offer coffee in the AM. Room was clean; bed was comfortable. Easy check-in/checkout.
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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CJ D wrote a review Sep 2018
Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin9 contributions7 helpful votes
While some have discussed the train sounds I would say they are a welcome part of the stay in West Glacier! The trains are a very important part of this part of the country so come here knowing you will hear and see trains often but peace more often! I have an app on my phone called White Noise and use the heavy rain setting nightly no matter where I am and this allows me to sleep through most anything even on low setting including the sounds here and I am a crazy light sleeper. Now, the room is very comfortable, very pretty knotty pine walls, carpeting and the beds/linens, towels are all very nice! The bathroom is very compact as is the shower but the decorations and cleanliness of this entire place make me really enjoy everything and overlook some things. There is a small building that houses nice tables and chairs along w 2 microwaves, toaster and a wood fire place. I find this place very comfortable and it suited our needs just great! We arrived by Amtrak from St. Paul with only our backpacks and bikes and so this was just super for us. I travel a great deal all over the world and while I love a very nice 5 star I am not looking for that here! And, just so you know, the wifi is not great but worked okay in the community room and in our room because we were close enough to the router. It is 0.8 miles to the depot FYI and an easy and very pretty ride into the park! I think 3 miles to Lake Mc Donald
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Date of stay: September 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions about Vista Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Vista Motel?
Nearby attractions include Virginia Falls (0.7 miles), Highline Trail (0.5 miles), and Lake McDonald (2.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Vista Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, kids activities, and free internet access.
Is parking available at Vista Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Vista Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Belton Grill Dining Room & Tap Room, Glacier Highland, and The Wandering Gringo.
Is Vista Motel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.7 miles away from the center of West Glacier.
Does Vista Motel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.