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Reviewed August 15, 2013

The place was fantastic. My husband are not really B&B type of people because we are not morning people, but this place is more like a B&D (dinner)! The dinners were fantastic! Delicious and a lot. The chefs were funny and excellent. The great thing about dinner is that everyone is awake and we all had something to share about...

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Hanover, Indiana
Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

There is a train that runs all night close to the cabin not real load but if your a soft sleeper would probably bother you. The beds are wonderful. The location is nice. The shower is a little small but still very nice. Had a wonderful stay Montana is a beautiful state. Your only about 10 min away from the...

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New York
Reviewed August 14, 2013

The Great Bear Inn deserves its accolades. It is a truly special place. We spent three nights here, and we can't wait to return. Ryan and his family treat their guests with warmth, in a low-key and welcoming way that made us comfortable and at home right from the start. This is not a fancy spa resort, rather a beautiful...

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Reviewed August 1, 2013

As we pulled into the driveway and read the sign " Dogs Running Amuck" we knew this was going to be a delightful place.....especially since we were greeted by two huge SLEEPING dogs! Alyssa and Ryan showed us to our room, and immediately treated us as if we were family guests and not "customers." Our room was incredible with a...

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Maplewood, Minnesota
Reviewed July 30, 2013

We were booked for three nights, ended up booking for one more, we didn't want to leave!!! I could write a book about this place! Susan, Mary, Ryan, Chris and Hobbett, they were all wonderful! We felt like we were home! We met new friends, had so much laughter our sides hurt! The meals that the boys cooked each night...

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Davie, Florida
Reviewed July 26, 2013

We found this place on Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed. It is a lovely small lodge about 4 miles outside the West Glacier entrance to Glacier National Park. Our room was very nicely decorated, as well as the public area living room. And the meals were mouthwatering. Chefs Chris and Ryan never disappointed! We were treated to a...

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Reviewed July 23, 2013 via mobile

We only stayed one night but the friendliness of the staff, excellent accommodations and great meal made our stay memorable. On site use of laundry facilities was a plus as was the ability to have an early breakfast before starting our journey through Glacier NP. Huge value for your $ considering the inclusion of breakfast and dinner in the room...

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Avon Park, Florida
Reviewed July 21, 2013

The Inn is beautiful and so was our cabin (spotless and had everything we needed) - we had it for a week and it felt like home. The dinners were out of this world and you eat in a family setting and share so much and laugh a lot with the other guests that you meet. Hats off to Ryan...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed July 20, 2013

We spent 5 nights at the Great Bear Inn in July and have no doubt the inn made our Glacier National Park vacation so magical. Its secluded location is so wonderfully "off the beaten path" from all the other West Glacier housing, but surprisingly so close to the West Entrance of the park and the start of Going-to-the-sun Road (just...

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Avon Park, Florida
Reviewed July 16, 2013

We stayed as a family of four in the Eagle's nest, was a beautiful cabin outside the main lodge. The grounds were everything that the website showed and the staff went above and beyond to make everyone that stayed feel like family. Then there were the dinners, the food was tremendous and the company was a blast! We will definitely...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $249 - $293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Great Bear Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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The Great Bear Hotel West Glacier
The Great Bear Inn West Glacier, Montana
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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 through at night.”
 of 5 bubbles danellew2014, Sep 11, 2016 | Read review
“Be prepared for train horns, as they pass close to this hotel. Very popular mode of transport in these parts.”
 of 5 bubbles gurneymedic, Sep 7, 2016 | Read review
“All lodge rooms offer excellent accommodations, and they also have 2 cabins to rent.”
 of 5 bubbles kccjcc, Sep 6, 2016 | Read review
“Room with two queen beds is very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles SojournExpert, Aug 29, 2016 | Read review
“The wifi did not reach the cabin, but is available in the lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles sunlightHK, Jul 14, 2016 | Read review
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