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Port of Spain, Trinidad
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We booked at the Swan river inn, Big fork, MT for a total of 4 nights while we attended a friend's wedding on the Flathead lake in July 2015, we ended up only staying 3 night however as plans changed and the proprietress, Margrit, kindly accommodated our cancellation request at short notice. I will say that the property purports to...

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Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

3 stories above the bay. 18 foot balcony. Indoor outdoor fireplace. Full kitchen. Gorgeous interior. The Walk-in shower was amazing. 1 block from downtown. The retractable bed was also cool. Margarit knows how to decorate her rooms. Been going here for 5 years and don't plan on stopping yet.

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Frederick, Maryland
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We had our son's and new daughter in law's wedding at the Inn. It was just lovely. Easy to work with owner. I would like to stay at her other properties if I return to Montana. This location and local restaurants, breweries and places to visit were great. The Tuscan Suite had gorgeous furnishings. We stayed in The French Country...

Thank Susan801
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Great room and location. We had the Safari suite, the décor was outstanding with excellent use of Safari artefacts about the room and the view from the balcony was good overlooking the river. The town of Swan River was about 30 yards from the Inn and a great place to walk and see the shops and restaurants. The Inn is...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 August 2015

This inn/set of rooms is a very odd "concept" sort of place with some issues: all of the rooms are decorated differently, and some of the rooms are very themed; the facility really emphasizes form over function; the property is in need of a thorough face-lifting; and the owner/innkeeper was not organized for our stay. We arrived, to find out...

2Thank Deb G
Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We decided on a last minute trip to Big Fork, but had trouble finding any room that was reasonably priced. Checking with the owner of this property, she told us we could stay in a cabin by the lake for the same price as one of the themed rooms, $200.00. We decided to take a chance, even though we had...

Thank Judy C
Hubbard, Nebraska
Reviewed 21 August 2015

This Inn was advertised as being right on the Swan River with lovely views. We were put in a basement room, no view, very difficult to get luggage to our room. Had to go up &/or down many steps. There is no parking on the facility. We could have gone up 38 steps on a spiral outdoor stairway to sit...

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Everett, Washington
Reviewed 21 August 2015

#Swan River Inn horrible! First impression MUSTY, dingy carpets, dirty walls, tacky, cluttered and unfriendly. Walked into our room hit by a strong odor of mold and mildew, instantly felt my lungs tightening, was hard to breath. I suffer with severe asthma and allergies. There was no way I would be ok through the night. Visibly the room was gaudy...

Thank nwcharm
Mount Vernon, Washington
Reviewed 18 August 2015

It was the absolute worst hotel I have ever entered. Keep in mind I have been to many fishing camps, camped in the wilderness. So I'm not afraid of dirt. But mold, mildew and human filth is very unhealthy. I booked Swan River Inn as our last night of our Glacier Park vacation. A fantastic trip with great accommodations at...

1Thank Kevin S
Billings, Montana
Reviewed 9 August 2015

This inn has very nice rooms and suites, but the decor of each has theme, and we did not get to pick which room we got. Stayed in the SAFARI room, so strange on Flathead Lake, Montana. The bed frame was upholstered in fur, the posts were Gazelle horns, a full zebra skin on the wall, and more. The bed...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Swan River Inn

Address: 360 Grand Dr, Bigfork, MT 59911-3611
Region: United States > Montana > Bigfork
Price Range: €96 - €210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Swan River Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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“I would ask for a room with a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles 913dalez, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose Parkside. Top rooms have narrow winding staircase that might be difficult for some.”
 of 5 bubbles Dixkitty, 27 May 2016 | Read review
“Each room is decorated differently and named accordingly.”
 of 5 bubbles ponopuppy, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“Try to stay in either one of the rooms in the main property or downstairs at the back.”
  • Bedroom area,spacious,clean but basic
  • Bed, look out for the thing up top, its like some hard carboard or something
  • The impractical but cool face basin, essentially useless.
  • Bath area. spacious and clean
  • Toilet & Bath, did not get a view of the showerhead but that thing stings!!!!
 of 5 bubbles ZiadNila, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Opt for off-site rooms. Skip the Arabian Nights room.”
 of 5 bubbles debg491, 29 Aug 2015 | Read review
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