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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The buildings are old and the pipes take a little bit of time to heat up, but the rooms are clean and comfortable. The wi-fi is strong and fast. The front office staff is friendly and there's bear spray available for guests to borrow. There's a large continental breakfast with instant oatmeal, a variety of breads for toast, butter, jam,...

2Thank PghPanther2014
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Stayed here after a great stay on the east side. The room i had was perfect, clean well lit and it even had a little kitchenette. Could not have asked for better service, staff was friendly and more then happy to help you in anyway they can. Great place to stay. will be coming back soon.

1Thank Andrew Y
Wapakoneta, OH
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Minutes to entrance to park. The motel is older that has updated bathrooms. Loved the original pine wood paneling, charming. Has breakfast room with fireplace. Breakfast is basic, but enough (oatmeal, muffins, toast, coffee).

1Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience here. Very close to West Glaicer train station and park. We came in on Amtrak with only our bicycle and gear. Was very reasonable priced and very bicycle friendly. Right on bicycle trail. Amy was very helpful and accommodating. Will most definitely stay here again.

2Thank Caroline O
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is an old motel, but really well maintained : very clean, and very nice linen (a rarity, in a motel!). It offers a good bed, a shower, a view of the mountains of Glacier park, is very near the entrance, also offers a (very basic, though, but still appreciated : coffee and toasts) breakfast, is run by a CHARMING...

2Thank ytremblay
VistaMotelStaff, Guest Relations Manager at Vista Motel, responded to this review

Dear ytremblay, Thank you VERY MUCH for your kind and descriptive review of our quaint mountain motel. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Each room has a different configuration and unique style. Hopefully you can return next season and experience a new room with the same amazing view! We appreciate the time you took to review Vista...

Salt Lake City
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I stayed in Room 8. It has obviously recently been renovated and looks great - new sink, shower, carpet. There are plenty of lights in the room. There is a fridge. There are dispensers for shampoo and shower gel in the shower. There is a ceramic wall heater and a portable air conditioner. The West Entrance to Glacier National Park...

1Thank SaltLaker
VistaMotelStaff, Guest Relations Manager at Vista Motel, responded to this review

Dear SaltLaker, LOVED your review, and it will benefit anyone inquiring about our unique motel. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Hopefully you can return to see even more renovations, as it's a continuous process. :) Much gratitude for taking the time to submit your very descriptive and helpful review. Best wishes and Safe travels, VISTA MOTEL STAFF...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Great location. Just 5 minutes from the park, looking out over the West Glacier entrance. The convenient location did mean some road and train noise, though. Simple but clean. Nice towels, linens, and bed. Continental breakfast included toast, muffins and instant oatmeal. Good coffee. The community room, a separate building with wood fire place, was cozy (although a but smoky)...

1Thank smotri
Sonoma County, California
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

From the outside it seems too old, but it has totally redone interiors. Who are the right people? They want No TV, Travel without pets, and have no wifi in the room. Instead, wifi is available in a charming community building, open 24/7, where breakfast is also set. As a result, guests easily start conversations and share information. There are...

2Thank pipilo2015
VistaMotelStaff, Guest Relations Manager at Vista Motel, responded to this review

Dear Wonderful Guests, Can't thank you enough for taking the time to share your kind review of our simple mountain motel. We're very pleased you enjoyed your stay, and we hope you can return again next season. We appreciate your description, and it will benefit other guests as they contemplate the choices. Best wishes always, and Safe travels, VISTA MOTEL...

Morioka-shi, Iwate, Japan
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Located in a very convenient spot with a great mountain view- catch it around sunrise, enjoy the starry skies in the evening. It affords easy access to Glacier National Park at very reasonable rates; situated close enough to the kind of places a visitor needs, i.e., restaurants, supermarket, gas station, and then, of course, the park. This is not a...

1Thank Susan U
VistaMotelStaff, Guest Relations Manager at Vista Motel, responded to this review

Dear Fortunate Guest, What a wonderful review of our mountain motel! Can't thank you enough for your descriptive summary, which will be helpful to future inquiring guests. With gratitude and appreciation, we certainly hope you can return next season. Best wishes and Safe journey, VISTA MOTEL STAFF Lori, Amy, Kathy

Madison, WI
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is a quite nice little motel very close to the west entrance to the park. I mean CLOSE! It was cozy and in excellent condition. Small rooms, but adequate. Bathroom was especially small. They have a room out front where you can hang out end enjoy the incredible views. Friendly staff. Could not ask for more.

1Thank andre2p
VistaMotelStaff, Guest Relations Manager at Vista Motel, responded to this review

Dear andre2p, Thank you for your kind review of our simple motel. Glad you enjoyed your stay. It really does save a lot of time being so close to the west entrance of Glacier National Park. It's cold enough now to make a fire in our Community Room fireplace while enjoying our incredible views. Hope you can return next season....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located within minutes of some of the country's most inspiring mountain scenery, our West Glacier hotel is about 1 mile from Glacier National Park. After a day in the park, enjoy a dip in our hotel's outdoor swimming pool, relax by the fireplace in our rock room, or kick back and enjoy the sunset in our hammocks. Make our hotel in Glacier your destination for an unforgettable family vacation. At our Glacier hotel you will find everything you need to make your stay comfortable, try one of our cozy cabins, or relax in one of our hotel rooms. Bring your family and enjoy Glacier's natural beauty right from the front door of your hotel room or cabin. Our Glacier hotel is open from May 15th to September 30th every year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vista Motel

Address: 12340 Highway 2 East, West Glacier, MT 59936
Region: United States > Montana > West Glacier
Price Range: ₹ 4,181 - ₹ 7,076 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Vista Hotel West Glacier
Vista Motel West Glacier, Montana
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“Small room, close parking”
SaltLaker, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The cabins are further up the hill and away from the highway.”
leetl319, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Find another place to stay: "Yaba - Daba - Doo"”
billt678, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Some cabins at he back are separate and quieter”
Daisy3178, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Motel rooms have best views, while cabins have privacy.”
  • Cozy little room #2
  • Room window with the most amazing views of the GNP
AdithiAthreya, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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