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    The Great Bear Inn

    5672 Blankenship Road, P.O. Box 492, West Glacier, MT 59936
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          • Excellent83%
          • Very good9%
          • Average5%
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          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

          We spent 4 nights at The Great Bear Inn and loved it. Everyone was super friendly and accommodating. They had a daily continental breakfast in the dining room which was a nice place to meet other guests. It was very homey, almost like a B&B....More

          Thank Leigh Anne B
          Reviewed 29 August 2016

          This lodge is exactly the type of accommodations we were expecting on our visit to Glacier National Park. It's quaint, clean, located near the entrance gate, in the middle of the woods, tucked away from the tourist traps. Upon arriving at the lodge, we were...More

          Thank SojournExpert
          Reviewed 24 August 2016

          We only spent 2 nights here but wish we could've stayed longer. Its definitely not your typical inn/lodge, its more like a B & B. Very charming and clean and we had the most wonderful and comfortable bed in the Spirit Bear Deluxe room. Even...More

          Thank Minnesotagirl62
          Reviewed 20 August 2016

          We stayed here not knowing what to expect- so we set our expectations very low. We were presently surprised to find this inn both charming and hospitable. Small enough that you feel like you are in a friends house but not so small that you...More

          Thank travelstl2
          Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

          The place was beautiful, the location was perfect. My room was gorgeous, everything I needed was there (including bear spray) but there was one downside that was very difficult to overlook at $230 a night and that was the faint, but present smell of dog...More

          Thank kelly s
          Response from Susan S, Owner at The Great Bear InnResponded 13 August 2016

          We are so very sorry for your experience. Our dogs are not allowed in the lodge however, guests are known to "sneak" them into their rooms. However this happened, you should never had to experience that. I have had the area rug immediately removed and...More

          Belton Chalet
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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$262 - US$281 (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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          • West Glacier
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          We are arriving and departing on the Amtrak train (in August), so we will not have a car. Is there transportation available to and from the Inn to the train station, and also transportation into Glacier Nat'l Park? Thank you!
          16 March 2017|
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          Response from Susan S | Property representative |
          Glacier Car Rentals is available for car rentals at the Amtrak Station in West Glacier.
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          Cap N
          My wife and I are interested in staying at the Great Bear Inn at West Glacier. We would appreciate knowing if the "Mini-Grand" room on the main floor is right next to the shared public areas like the kitchen and dining room. We are wondering how private and quiet the Mini-Grand room is. Thank you in advance for your reply. Cap
          15 September 2016|
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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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          Hello, We are planning a huge family trip ( from Michigan to Glacier) the summer of 2017. We will have a total of 20 including 8 kids (from 6 family units). So I'm writing to ask for recommendations about staying at Great Bear and /or other locations in the park. any restaurant recommendations would be welcomed also! Many thanks! Sandy
          17 January 2016|
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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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          "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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          "All lodge rooms offer excellent accommodations, and they also have 2 cabins to rent."
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