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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We stayed in one of the cabins on site, across the driveway from the Inn itself. The location feels a little remote when you first arrive, out in the middle of the woods on dirt and gravel road, but our cabin was comfortable and clean. Unfortunately, the washer and dryer were not working on arrival, so we had to carry... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Very accommodating. The Inn was immaculate. The grounds were beautiful. The atmosphere was relaxed. The manager(Danny) and his staff were friendly and considerate. A great continental breakfast. I highly recommend this inn. Location is perfect. We were a few miles from the entrance to the Park.

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New Fairfield, Connecticut
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Absolutely wonderful place to stay! Our Room and the Great Room and Breakfast area downstairs were cosy and beautifully decorated. Breakfast was sumptuous. Amenities including Books with lore about local Bears and Wi-Fi were readily available. Location was very private, but convenient to the park. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. A very enjoyable stay and we would definitely come... More 

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Burkesville, Kentucky
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2 reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We recently stayed at the Great Bear Inn for three nights while visiting Glacier National Park. We loved this place. If not for the beauty of Glacier we would have been happy just to stay at the Inn all day. The rooms are fantastic. Big walk in shower, coffee in the room, soap, shampoo, lotions, q tips, cotton balls... breakfast... More 

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Farmington, Maine
1 review
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Danny and the staff were great. Secluded, but not far from the west entrance to Glacier NP. Best continental breakfast we have ever had. Rooms were very nice, and quiet. Comfortable atmosphere, space to spread out throughout the facility. Free use of the laundry was very helpful. Great dogs.

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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We had the Trail of the Cedars room - very nice. If you want a lovely, quiet, immaculate place to stay, you want to stay here. The staff that is very accommodating, especially, the manager, stay at The Great Bear Inn. Continental breakfast is included, clean laundry rooms are free to use, and you can borrow bear spray from the... More 

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Virginia
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62 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I booked this room for two nights with several days in between the two reservations. we had the Grande room for both reservations. very comfortable room furnished with everything that you would need. Furnishings are in a ranch style motif which is attractive if you like that sort of thing..which we do. The room was a basement room with views... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

If you want seclusion but don’t want to be too far from the park, The Great Bear Inn is the perfect place to stay. In fact, it’s perfect all the way around. We were met at the door by Danny, the manager, and his English Bulldog, Hercules – an extremely sweet dog. Danny was personable and knowledgeable about the area.... More 

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Birmingham, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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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. They had two complimentary laundry facilities which was very helpful, free wifi, BBQ grill etc.... More 

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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 given the key to our room, which was clean and spacious. The air conditioning was... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Great Bear Inn proudly provides deluxe lodging accommodations in a spectacular setting, surrounded by the grandeur of Glacier National Park. Choose from deluxe rooms in the main lodge or comfortable cabin accommodation on our property. The unspoiled beauty of Montana awaits you just outside our magnificent Inn. Glacier National Park is less than ten minutes away. Hiking, white water rafting, fishing, hunting (seasonal), and horseback riding - the recreation possibilities offered by Northwest Montana are endless and the beauty is unlike anything found anywhere. The Inn is tastefully decorated in a style consistent with our location at the doorstep of Glacier National Park. An Oversized Continental is provided each morning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Great Bear Inn

Address: 5672 Blankenship Road, P.O. Box 492, West Glacier, MT 59936
Region: United States > Montana > West Glacier
Price Range: ₹ 17,251 - ₹ 17,864 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Great Bear Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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The Great Bear Inn West Glacier, Montana
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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 through at night.”
 of 5 bubbles danellew2014, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Be prepared for train horns, as they pass close to this hotel. Very popular mode of transport in these parts.”
 of 5 bubbles gurneymedic, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All lodge rooms offer excellent accommodations, and they also have 2 cabins to rent.”
 of 5 bubbles kccjcc, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room with two queen beds is very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles SojournExpert, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The wifi did not reach the cabin, but is available in the lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles sunlightHK, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
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