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Dancing Bears Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Hoboken, New Jersey
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We stayed at Baby Bear Cabin managed by Dancing Bear Inn. Great cabin, very updated and fairly newly constructed. I believe we stayed 4 or 5 nights and it was a great stay. It would have been nice to have more time to enjoy the cabin itself with the 2 porches but every day we were up early to drive...

Thank Blondymu
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Dancing Bears Inn is by far the best place to stay if you are looking for quality sleep and great customer service. We had booked in advance good and its a good thing we did because we stayed here in July right after Independence Day and it was all booked up. John and Sean were extremely helpful with everything. We...

1Thank m j
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We have stayed at many places in east glacier, from the big lodge to most of the smaller family run places. Dancing Bears Inn blows them all out of the water, the owner John went above and beyond by helping us plan out our three days. He was knew exactly where to send us and when to to go, so...

Thank Gianni P
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We enjoyed our stay so much we will be back next year for sure. We happened to stop by just to ask directions and ended up staying for a few days. while we were there we were treated like we were the only guests, even though there were some quite rude other guests staying. I don't know how john and...

1Thank Walter J
Reviewed 15 October 2016

the room we were in was a spacious 2 bed room. it was a little out dated and the vacancy sign buzzed all night but, the service was incredible we could not have asked for a better time. the contenental breakfast was great, there was a nice selection in differnt things to choose from and it goes all day. Besides...

Thank Oscar G
Reviewed 6 October 2016

this place is full of character. it brough back memories of when i was a kid traveling with my parents to other national parks, we always stayed in smaller privately owner establishments. The wonderful gentleman behind the desk (i think his name was John) was wonderful. He helped us get a tour with a locally run company called Sun Tours,...

Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I dont know what people are complaining about, this place is great. I came in on the train and had not made reservations in advance, luckily they were able to get me in. I could not have been luckier the room was clean spacious and had a mini fridge microwave tv and free wifi. They also have FREE continental breakfast...

1Thank Ian F
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is by far the best place to stay in east glacier. The staff was awesome. i came with the family and we didn't know what hikes would be good for us. the gentleman behind the desk went above and beyond by basically writing out an itinerary with where to go what to look for where animals would most likely...

Thank Andrew Y
Guilford, Vermont
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I would not stay here again although we did sleep. The room was very shabby (torn curtains, tiny, thin towels. loud heater, thin walls). The owner was a nice guy and we like to support independent places but there was a lot of deferred maintenance here.

Thank Anne R
Reviewed 24 September 2016

rooms were very clean... older type . we stayed one night... had no problems with anything.. nice owner. close to restaurants and train station. walking distance to most places in the town... trains ran most of the day thru town.. did not bother us at night..

Thank Ileine B

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a very nice family run motel. We pride ourselves on small town hospitality and clean updated comfortable rooms. We offer a continental breakfast, satellite TV, free WiFi, air conditioning, fridge and microwave. We also have irons, hair dryers, coffee pots and irons available upon request. We also have rooms with jacuzzi tubs. Our goal is to make your stay with us a great one and are here to serve you. We are local to the area and love to help you plan you vacation in Glacier in any way we can, whether it be helping you set up a tour with one of the tour bus companies or giving you tips on great trails to hike or place to see. We hope that when you leave Glacier your trip is a memorable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dancing Bears Inn

Address: 40 Montana Ave, East Glacier Park, MT 59434-5039
Region: United States > Montana > East Glacier Park
Price Range: $199 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Dancing Bears Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Dancing Bears Hotel East Glacier Park
Dancing Bears Inn East Glacier Park, Montana
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“We had room #1 at the end of the building which only had one neighboring room. Good choice.”
DavidMi, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The private cabin sleeps 8 so don't expect it to be the same price as a room! Cabin does not have a colander for pasta.”
fiftystatesevenconts, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are great and Baby Bear Cabin is a place to write home about”
brendah498, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you need assistance with anything, don't hesitate to ask.”
NicoleW415, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Request exactly what you wish to have, and John and Jenn will do everything in their power to give that to you. Park beside your cabin”
Citrusbreeze, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
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