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Los Angeles, California
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109 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We wanted a place within Glacier that allowed us to go to the east part, but didn't cost a fortune. Half Way Hotel is a great option for this. You do have to drive a ways to the east entrance (Two Medicines, etc), but it's not as far as you think. We thought the room was great. The doors have... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The Hal Way was adequate in all aspects, except one. Trains, I mean, Trains. I counted at least 5 during the night. These trains are very loud and seemed very long. Other than the trains, it was kind of nice. you could have a campfire in the pit behind the motel, chairs provided, even wood.

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Kirkland, Washington
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312 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

The rooms are adequate if a bit dark. There was a futon in my room that was supposed to sleep two people but they would have to be very good friends to make it work. There is no restaurant on site but you have access to all the facilities of the Izaak Walton Inn about a mile up the road.... More 

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Thank Don T
IzaakWaltonInnEssex, General Manager at Half Way Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Don T, Thank you for your recent post on our TripAdvisor page. The Halfway Hotel rooms have only 1 Queen and 1 Twin Futon in them serving as a room for 3 guests. We appreciate your feedback and will use the information provided in the future. I would love to discuss your recent stay with you further. Please do... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to stay when traveling with a pet. Clean comfortable room with Wi-Fi and satellite TV. Supper at Izaak Walton inn was great. Neat history and watched Amtrak go by. Staff was great. Location perfect for us.

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Thank Gary D
IzaakWaltonInnEssex, General Manager at Half Way Hotel, responded to this review

Gary D, Thank you for your recent review on our TripAdvisor page! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay! We hope to see you again in the future! Thank you. More 

1 review
Reviewed 8 August 2016

seemed really new and nice only complaint was housekeeping, blood on the walls,bedspread, pillow and other questionable stain on bed spread. Hair in the bed and shower. Really far from store and restaurants. not much to do nearby. also smelled like something dead from under the porch so it was unpleasant to sit outside. All housekeeping issues were very obvious.... More 

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Thank Marilyn W
IzaakWaltonInnEssex, General Manager at Half Way Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marilyn W, Thank you for your recent review on our TripAdvisor page. I apologize for any challenges that you may have had during your stay. I would love to discuss your recent stay with you further. Please contact me at 406-888-5700 or via email at cris@izaakwaltoninn.com. Sincerely, Cristinna Gebbia Location Manager More 

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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Small room. No amenities. Clean. Bring ear plugs for the train noise. The bathroom light was burned out. There was no traveler information in the room. No people to check you in. You pick up a phone and get the code from the main hotel. Same for dinner reservations.

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1 Thank Lori H
IzaakWaltonInnEssex, General Manager at Half Way Hotel, responded to this review

Lori H, Thank you for your recent post on our TripAdvisor page! We appreciate the feedback from any of our guests and use it towards future training. We do have compendiums in the rooms at the Halfway Hotel. It lists all information needed for our guests. We also offer earplugs at the Front Desk of the Izaak Walton Inn for... More 

Shaunavon, Canada
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26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We wanted to stay at the main hotel but it was full. Since it was only overnight we decided to stay at the Half Way Hotel. It was super clean and all that we needed for an over night stay. This would be a perfect over night stay but we had one complaint. The bed coverings were lacking. We received... More 

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IzaakWaltonInnEssex, General Manager at Half Way Hotel, responded to this review

Dear janebCanada, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of the Half Way Hotel on TripAdvisor! All of the rooms at the Half Way Hotel are extremely clean and we have just opened them within the last month. Thank you for your feedback on the bedding and also the WiFi networks. We appreciate this and will use... More 

Montana
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We recently booked a stay at the Half Way Hotel which is run by the Izaak Walton Inn. We decided on this hotel because according to reviews it was extremely clean and the management seemed to be top notch. WRONG. We have 4 children and after a long day at Glacier we wanted to come to our room and relax.... More 

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

I stayed at this hotels new property " half way hotel" in an emergency evacuation from a fire at glacier. Good - The room was brand new with nice towels. Bad- room was very small. Unfinished look- no bed skirt or table of any kind. Really hard bed. Promised wifi but after 3 calls still couldn't get password to work... More 

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IzaakWaltonInnEssex, General Manager at Half Way Hotel, responded to this review

Dear alwaysmissbeth, We appreciate your feedback on our TripAdvisor page. We made our rooms available at the Half Way for the evacuees of the Glacier National Park fire. We are glad that we were able to accommodate you. We have wireless access at the Half Way Hotel and our rooms are priced at $119/night. I would love to discuss your... More 

Herndon, Virginia
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263 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

So my family meant to stay at the Izaak Walton hotel up the street, but there was a mix-up and two of us had to stay at this hotel down the street. Based on reading the previous reviews, I think this property is under new management. It's owned by the Izaak Walton, and when we stayed, we were the inaugural... More 

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IzaakWaltonInnEssex, General Manager at Half Way Hotel, responded to this review

Dear apdemas, Thank you for your review of the Half Way Hotel! We appreciate any feedback that our guests can give us! We hope to see you again in the future for another visit! Thanks! More 

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Address: 14840 US Highway 2 E, Essex, MT 59916-9735
Region: United States > Montana > Essex
Price Range: ₹ 7,197 - ₹ 7,197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Half Way Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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“There is no quiet room. The only way you will sleep well is if you live next to tracks now.”
 of 5 bubbles BrianA835, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get one at the back. It puts you furthest away from train and road noise but you'll have to carry your luggage to the room.”
 of 5 bubbles dontSeattle, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you stay here ask for the non highway side.”
 of 5 bubbles lorihQ5671AU, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are similar and in the same setting.”
 of 5 bubbles Shebamomus, 4 Jul 2013 | Read review
“I never knew they had a swimming pool, it must be the river!”
 of 5 bubbles 923JimS, 4 Oct 2012 | Read review
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