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The Great Bear Inn

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#1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in West Glacier
The Great Bear Inn proudly provides deluxe lodging accommodations in a spectacular setting, surrounded by the grandeur of Glacier National Park. Choose from deluxe rooms in the main lodge or comfortable cabin accommodation on our property. The unspoiled beauty of Montana awaits you just outside our magnificent Inn. Glacier National Park is less than ten minutes away. Hiking, white water rafting, fishing, hunting (seasonal), and horseback riding - the recreation possibilities offered by Northwest Montana are endless and the beauty is unlike anything found anywhere. The Inn is tastefully decorated in a style consistent with our location at the doorstep of Glacier National Park. A Hot Breakfast is provided each morning. This includes pancakes, eggs, french toast, sausage gravy and biscuits, muffins, fresh fruits, cereal and much more.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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My wife and I stayed at the lodge for two nights. We are very picky people and want to stay in very nice locations. The Great Bear Inn did not disappoint! Bunny and Larry are great hosts and do all they can to make your trip as enjoyable as possible. Hand picked fruit for breakfast is just the start to begin each day. I believe that many of the reviews you might find are for the previous owners and should be ignored. There are a couple of trains close by each night but we did not find that to be a problem. You must also travel on a gravel road to get to the site. This could be a problem for some motorcycle drivers. These roads did not present a problem for us.The park is close at seven miles. Easy to get around. Close to Columbia Falls for dinner. We would certainly stay at the Great Bear Inn when we return to Glacier National Park. The lodge and grounds are pefect for a great getaway!
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Property's Favorite Review
We stayed for 5 nights in the Great Bear Grande room...spacious yet very cozy. It was the most comfortable bed we’ve ever slept in on vacation! The location is perfect for day trips into Glacier National Park...only 15 minutes to the entrance. Bunny & Larry are terrific hosts and prepare the most delicious breakfasts. Always included fresh raspberries from their garden. Because we were halfway thru a 2 week trip, I needed to do laundry which was available at no charge. I’d highly recommend the Great Bear Inn for families as well.
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Our family of four stayed in the Wolf Den cabin for 4 nights and had an amazing time. The cabin was perfect, the hosts, Larry and Bunny, were very friendly and helpful, and breakfast every day was delicious. The grounds and the cabin itself are beautiful and in excellent condition. Wolf Den cabin has a big loft with 2 queen beds and a twin, in addition to the queen bedroom. The washer and dryer was an added bonus, and we even used the gas grill on the side deck. We really enjoyed being away from the main road, the secluded location was great. Thank you for a wonderful time!
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Response from Bunny E, Owner at The Great Bear Inn
Responded 1 week ago
We hope you get to come stay with us again.
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We stayed at The Great Bear Inn during our recent trip to Glacier National Park. We stayed in one of the cabins and it was amazing! Every aspect of this property is taken very well care of and it will be difficult to find another of its type. It is close to the West Glacier entrance and has many amenities. The couple who owns this property are very kind and helpful. A must for families or a couple looking to get away.
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Response from 379bunnye, Owner at The Great Bear Inn
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you!
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What a great b&b - our room was really comfortable, the breakfasts were great, and the hosts were really kind and fun to chat with. We spent three nights at the Great Bear Inn after having spent 4 nights on the east side of the park. After roughing it on the east side, we were thrilled to end our vacation this way. Have you seen pictures of the front porch? It's incredible. Thanks again for a great stay, and we hope to be back!
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Response from Bunny E, Owner at The Great Bear Inn
Responded 1 week ago
We hope you have a chance to return.
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