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The Great Bear Inn

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5672 Blankenship Road, P.O. Box 492, West Glacier, MT 59936
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San Diego, California
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

To set proper expectation, this is not a bed and breakfast and doesn't pretend to be. The location is a little remote so you will want to bring food along with you. A free continental breakfast is included but very limited and unattended. There is a lot of attention to detail throughout the place and after looking around at the... More 

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east bay ,ca
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just got back from 4 nights at the Great Bear Inn. We loved every minute of it! Danny and Senna were very accommodating, we were booked in two different rooms and they cleaned the next room early so we were able to move our bags into the new room before we left for the day.! Rooms were very comfortable... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I chose this inn for our honeymoon, and we have no regrets! It is a short drive to the park yet privately tucked away from busy roads. We loved staying in the suite as it had a gas fireplace, patio, and soft bed that was wonderful. The view from our room provided lovely views of the mountains.... More 

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Spotsylvania, Virginia
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

West Glacier offers three basic lodging choices: hotels in the park, rv/camp grounds, and offsite hotels and inns. Great Bear is a great choice for those who don't want to camp. The inn includes 2 cabins and rooms in the main building. We stayed in the main building in the Great Bear Grande Room. The Inn is impeccably maintained. Our... More 

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Susan S, Owner at The Great Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We never get tired of guests being pleased with our accommodations. Thanks for the heads up on the bridge for billiards. We used to have one.....hmmm! Susan More 

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Each day after hiking, we looked forward to this quiet location! Our cabin had super comfortable beds for our weary muscles. Our 12 and 15-year-olds loved the WiFi and the cozy loft to hang out. Danny was very welcoming, and I saw staff picking fresh berries on the day we left. Beautiful place!

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Susan S, Owner at The Great Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review.....Hope you can return sooner than later. Susan More 

New York City, New York
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with our family group. We took up one cabin and two lodge rooms. The lodge rooms were really nice. They are a big step up from the cabins as one should expect given the price differential. The nice thing about the cabin is that it has a kitchen as well as washer / dryer. We slept in... More 

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Susan S, Owner at The Great Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We will always go out of our way to accommodate our guests. Glad you liked Three Forks Grille. I always get a little nervous referring restaurants as people have such varying tastes. Danny who is our manager has done a beautiful job running the Inn in my absence. He always gives it... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The great Bear Inn is fantastic. When we checked in Danny gave us bear spray to use in Glacier. A very nice touch. Our room was fantastic, the bed comfortable. Great shower too. Breakfast in the morning was adequate for our needs. We ate dinner in one night which wasn't a problem. We used the barbecue, had wine and the... More 

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Douglas, Massachusetts
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for six days in mid-June for a "babymoon." We were worried we got in late for check-in - around 5:30ish - but Danny was expecting us and was so friendly showing us around and making sure we had bear spray once he heard we'd be hiking in the park during our stay. We had... More 

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Susan S, Owner at The Great Bear Inn, responded to this review

We are glad to hear you so enjoyed your stay with us. Anyone who loves my dogs is a friend for life! They are very well trained and socialized, however they are also there to keep predatory wildlife away from the property. I do however put them in at night as dogs vs. grizzly bear with cubs is not pretty.......Thanks... More 

Iowa City
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92 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent several nights at this beautifully maintained property. The owner is away, but Danny did a fine job promptly meeting us and attending to guests. We had the room on the main level that accessed the large deck that runs across the house. We enjoyed drinking wine on the deck as well as lingering in the... More 

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Susan S, Owner at The Great Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am so glad you enjoyed our accommodations. We will work on improving the continental breakfast presentation. We do however, also serve oatmeal, gluten free cereals, and a large variety of other cereals, hard boiled eggs, juices, coffee, tea, bagels and cream cheese, English muffins and a variety of jams and jellies, and fresh strawberries... More 

Herndon, Virginia
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in the early evening and our expectations were immediately exceeded. This is a gorgeous property, tucked away in the woods off of Route 2, just a few miles from the West Glacier entrance to the Park. The main house is immaculate, with plenty of things to do--from cards and pool to the free wifi. Owner Danny quickly greeted... More 

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Susan S, Owner at The Great Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We work very hard to create this environment for our guests. We are always thankful when people appreciate it. Interestingly, children who stay with us are so busy running on the lawn with the dogs (the sprinklers are an added bonus) that we have little trouble keeping them happy. Children are usually... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. An Oversized Continental is provided each morning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Great Bear Inn

Address: 5672 Blankenship Road, P.O. Box 492, West Glacier, MT 59936
Location: United States > Montana > West Glacier
Price Range: $170 - $375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
The Great Bear Hotel West Glacier
The Great Bear Inn West Glacier, Montana
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