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Izaak Walton Inn

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#1 of 2 Hotels in Essex
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On the National Historic Register, this inn has the quiet, unhurried, uncrowded feel of a time gone by. The beds and rooms are not completely modern ... no TVs, old wood paneling and so on. But where it counts, the comfort is there: the beds, the bathroom amenities and so on. The back of the hotel overlooks the BNSF train...

Thank PaulJR49
Pointe Claire, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

That says it all. With rooms in their restored original wooden interiors having all the modern amenities. To an outdoor lounge size chair on the front veranda made to swing on. As you watch a continual parade of relatively quiet BNSF freight trains in addition to Amtrak's daily Empire Builder. Complimented by a full service restaurant serving home made dishes...

1Thank xCNKen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful location. If you're looking for rustic this is the place. There isn't a town or stores nearby so make sure you pack everything you need. The customer service is AMAZING! You feel like part of the family. The restaurant is fabulous and if you'd like something not on the menu just ask and they will make it for you....

1Thank Andrea D
San Diego, California
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Remodeled rooms are awesome in the main building. Nice shower. They have more of the train cars turned into rooms outside the main building. Small restaurant but no complaints. Basement has a big room with a bar, games, separate room for playing games or TV.Lots of snow, cross country skiing.

1Thank wgroves
Helena, Montana
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed in a caboose for new years eve. The caboose was very cool and pretty comfortable. Could use some more kitchen utensils and pans to make cooking easier. Our major issue was the lack of service. They are severely understaffed. Towels in bathroom were missing and there's no way to call to the front desk from a caboose. You...

1Thank JTuckerJr
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This beautiful, historical hotel is filled with character and surrounded by stunning scenery. It's well kept with friendly and helpful staff. We went early in the week so it was quiet and it almost felt like we had the place to ourselves. Easy to rent the equipment (snowshoes or skiis, etc.). Lots of trails for adventuring around the property. Rooms...

1Thank Jaime M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Wonderful old building, which creaks with every movement. Oozes atmosphere. Staff at reception were exemplary, as was the maitre d in the restaurant. A large variety of rooms, some are pretty snug, and the walls are pretty thin, so select carefully. We had a room for two, next to a room for six mature women, who were in exuberant and...

1Thank clarksdale
Kalispell, Montana
Reviewed 8 March 2017

What a lovely place! Friendly, welcoming staff (extra kudos to Bo, who is absolutely awesome), beautiful area, cozy rooms- definitely more of an experience than "hotel". We skied all day, saw a moose and a couple elk, which always makes things even better. Late that night, we came down to read by the giant fireplace, which the staff kindly stoked...

1Thank cobre7
Leavenworth, Washington
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We three women friends of a certain mature age stayed in the red caboose up on the hill. What an incredible treat it was to discover this tiny warm community nestled in the mountains. They received a great deal of snow while we were there but trails were still groomed and we reveled in the beauty of their mountains. I...

2Thank Sandy-raLou
Seattle, WA
Reviewed 1 March 2017

After a little trouble booking (multiple calls, messages and emails with no response), we were able to book two nights. We ended up with one night in a caboose and one night in the main lodge for a Thursday/Friday stay. Our preference would have been for two nights in a caboose, but that was not available when we booked. We...

1Thank thirstybursty

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Izaak Walton Inn & Resort, a family-owned retreat bordering Glacier National Park, in Essex, Montana. Specializing in outdoor adventure and serious relaxation, the Inn hosts activities year round fitting any age, interest and experience level including cross country skiing and guided back country tours, hiking, horse back riding, white water rafting to slow float and larger boat excursions. No matter what time of year you choose to visit, what pace you'll set your journey to, enjoy the nature, the history, and the hospitality found at the Izaak Walton Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Izaak Walton Inn

Address: 290 Izaak Walton Inn Rd, Essex, MT 59916-9708
Region: United States > Montana > Essex
Price Range: RM494 - RM731 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Izaak Walton Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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“The other side away from the train tracks.”
wgroves, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Corner units have a great view!”
661jaimem, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Not a lot of sound insulation between rooms...if you want privacy, consider a caboose!”
cobre7, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you want more luxury than rustic, be sure to tell them when reserving.”
  • The cabooses at night.
  • Our little red caboose with the cart dropping off our luggage.
Sandy-raLou, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on North side for viewing trains! Ask for a room at the end of the hall ( less housekeeping noise).”
MadforPoodles2012, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
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