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“Dark and dingy” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Red Lion Hotel Kalispell

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Red Lion Hotel Kalispell
Ranked #8 of 20 Hotels in Kalispell
Certificate of Excellence
Cincinnati, OH
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56 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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“Dark and dingy”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2011

We were on our way to Glacier National Park and decided to stay at this hotel based on various reviews. Ick. It was dark and dingy and appeared very old, like a hotel from the 70's. It was attached to a small mall which was nice. Nothing else was open at night around here. It would be much nicer to have stayed slightly out of town near all newer restaurants and stores and new mall which we found later when looking for a restaurant - this place was depressing and a disappointment, and overpriced. Lots of old people were there and seemed to enjoy it. There was a courtyard with a fire pit.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2011

This hotel is in such a GREAT location, located attached to the mall...PERFECT for a girls shopping getaway. A few of us girls stayed here for a shopping weekend, and I am glad we chose this hotel as it was the best choice. The pillows were soooooo fluffy not stiff like some other hotels.Well located, very clean & affordable and the morning breakfast was SOOOOOO GOOD...and lots of selection both hot & food. I will definitely stay here again in the future and recommend to others..OHHH and there is a really cool little peanut bar close by across the street called Mooses Saloon...cheap HOT pizza & good too, cheap beer & wine, was a great time!!! Perfect for after a long day! (-:

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank sweetbi
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Pullman, Washington
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2011

My family thoroughly enjoyed our 3 day stay at the Red Lion Kalispell. Great location, super service, wonderful breakfast, friendly staff. Wedding arrangements very professional, terrific food and service. Highly recommend.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank John T
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MrTietema, Front Office Manager at Red Lion Hotel Kalispell, responded to this review, 30 November 2011
Thank you for allowing us to be help create these great memories and we’re glad to hear that you enjoyed yourselves while attending the wedding event.
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2011

My husband and I traveled from Seattle to Kalispell for a wedding the weekend of November 16th. The food was outstanding and the accomodations were great. We had a very spacious room, wedding room looked beautiful, staff was friendly and quick. Thanks for a great time!

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Meredith T
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MrTietema, Front Office Manager at Red Lion Hotel Kalispell, responded to this review, 30 November 2011
We saw the arrangements for the wedding and it was truly beautiful, thank you for allowing us to be part of a memory that will last forever.
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Claresholm, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2011

Next time we will get connecting rooms but otherwise it was great .It was nice to be at the mall, less driving and no parking worries.The men could relax and the women could shop!Perfect!

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Trudi1964
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MrTietema, Front Office Manager at Red Lion Hotel Kalispell, responded to this review, 30 November 2011
Our adjoining rooms are great for travelers that rent two rooms and want that option of opening doors between both rooms. Next time you reserve rooms please place those requests while reserving and we will accommodate those to the best of our ability, thank you for your business and we’ll see you next time.
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Additional Information about Red Lion Hotel Kalispell

Property: Red Lion Hotel Kalispell
Address: 20 North Main Street, Kalispell, MT 59901
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Region: United States > Montana > Kalispell
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Kalispell
#5 Romantic Hotel in Kalispell
#6 Family Hotel in Kalispell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): €
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Red Lion Hotel Kalispell 2.5*
Number of rooms: 170
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Red Lion Hotel Kalispell celebrates the beauty of the Flathead Valley Region. Our central location in the valley provides endless opportunities for exploration, including Glacier National Park, Flathead Lake and Whitefish Mountain Resort at Big Mountain Ski and Summer Resort. Additional nearby activities include ten golf courses, hiking in the unspoiled Bob Marshall Wilderness area and fishing or boating on Flathead Lake.The Red Lion Hotel Kalispell is a limited-service hotel sporting western accessories, timber beams and copper, granite and slate in earth-tone colors that echo the warmth and rugged ambiance of Montana and the area's natural surroundings. The hotel is within blocks of restaurants, theaters, art galleries, antique stores and downtown Kalispell. Our 170 rooms are all non-smoking and include Red Lion's signature plush pillowtop beds, Eco Fresh Environmentally Responsible Products (ERP), granite vanities, elegant lighting and complimentary wi-fi. Public spaces include vaulted-ceiling lobby and its wood-burning rock fireplace, a welcoming hospitality room, a native, landscaped courtyard with outdoor whirlpool, renovated solarium with indoor pool and over 10,000 square feet of meeting space. Come enjoy Red Lion's signature Roaring Start Breakfast Buffet daily.We are adjacent to Kalispell Center Mall where all your business, dining and shopping needs are met. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, the Red Lion Hotel Kalispell is the perfect location to experience genuinely warm Montana hospitality. ... more   less 
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