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    The Great Bear Inn

    5672 Blankenship Road, P.O. Box 492, West Glacier, MT 59936
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed in the Wolf Den (larger) cabin. The location and grounds were beautiful. The cabin was rundown. The dishwasher was broken when we arrived, and was still broken when we left. We came back to the cabin on our first day, and there was...More

    Thank jmekstrum
    Response from Susan S, Owner at The Great Bear InnResponded 2 weeks ago

    We refunded this customer 33% of her stay with us due to the washer/dryer and dishwasher not having been repaired prior to her arrival. We made every effort with the repairman to avoid this situation. . Housekeeping was sent to her cabin every day to...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We made a reservation in December 2016 for July 18, 19, 20, 2017 for a mini-grand room. Four weeks before our trip, Susan sends us an email saying their reservation system overbooked and they could not provide us a room on those dates. A little...More

    Thank 52slg
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We had only booked the Great Bear Inn for one night, and after having experienced the Inn, it was hard to leave. The Inn sent us directions ahead of time, which were a big help. It is located close to the entrance of Glacier National...More

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    Response from Susan S, Owner at The Great Bear InnResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you so very much for your kind words . We are so very glad that your stay with us is now a great memory for you. Susan Sullivan

    Reviewed June 12, 2017

    It was a cute inn. We happened to arrive when no one was at the inn around 4:30, but we soon got a call back and were told where our room was located . Since we were the only ones there, I probably would have...More

    Thank Julestwo
    Response from Susan S, Owner at The Great Bear InnResponded June 14, 2017

    You have my utmost apology for not being greeted upon your arrival. That is not the way we strive to treat our guests. Something must have happened to cause Tess to leave the check in counter. We are glad you were able to use the...More

    Reviewed June 4, 2017

    This is a very charming lodge away from the busyness of the West Glacier and only 10 minutes from the entrance to the park. Most other accommodations are right on the busy highway & roads. My family stayed there for 6 nights. Upon arriving we...More

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    Response from Susan S, Owner at The Great Bear InnResponded June 6, 2017

    Thank you so much for your kind words. The staff is incredible and I feel very blessed to have them on board. Susan Sullivan Owner

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • $262 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    Glacier Car Rentals is available for car rentals at the Amtrak Station in West Glacier.
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    Response from becky2000 | Reviewed this property |
    The mini grand is located just down the hall from the common area. During our stay it was very quiet. There is a room across the hall from the Mini grand and I believe there is a room located above the mini grand. We were... More
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    Response from Barb Y | Reviewed this property |
    It could easily accommodate 20. The eating area is a huge table so you could eat together. The inn only provides breakfast, though so if you want meals at lunch and dinner you have to go out or get food and bring it back... More
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    "Lower rooms (grand) are very large and beautifully decorated."
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    "Rooms on the side away from the train are quieter."
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    "Might want to have a room on the back side if you want to keep your windows open due to the trains passing..."
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    "Be prepared for train horns, as they pass close to this hotel. Very popular mode of transport in these parts."
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