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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 9 July 2014

We were just at Rising Sun Motor Inn for the night of July 4 2014. We stayed in a duplex cabin with my parents. They were on one side and we were on the other side. There was what looked like a big circle stain on the carpet which at 11 pm we found out was a big wet spot...

4Thank Norskie56
XanterraCorporate, Director of Sales at Rising Sun Motor Inn and Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience. We're sorry that you found your stay disappointing. We have looked into the issues further and had both of them corrected immediately after your complaint to the front desk at check out. The shower backup was a result of a clogged drain and did not relate to...

Reviewed 2 July 2014

We were part of a eight person family group who spent four nights at the end of June 2014 at Rising Sun. We have no complaints with the location- it might be the most beautiful place in the USA, or with the accommodations- they are cool and funky little tourist cabins out of the 1940s... But the new management -Xantera-which...

2Thank George D
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 30 June 2014

We chose this place for the location. We knew it was a simple place, but we loved it. Very nice room and the lodge/dining was excellent, the staff was great and a gift shop too. If your choosing between this and St. Mary's - we stayed in St. Mary's last year and this place is MUCH better.

1Thank onthegowPhilandboys
Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 6 May 2014

These cabins are described as modest, and modest they are. The rooms are small but adequate. We chose these out of necessity, but were pleased. The cabin was comfortable, if a bit crowded, and the bathroom is extremely small. However, the cabins were clean and convenient for the east side of the park. Besides, who stays in the room when...

2Thank bogletre
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Beautiful scenery, basic but good accommodation. We stayed in a cottage which was quiet clean, basic (no luxury) but a good bed and the shower was ok. The lactation is very good, right in the eastern part of Glacier NP. It's all about location.

3Thank enjoy-the-world1
Reviewed 3 January 2014

Stayed here in July and was happy with the stay. It's definitely not as fancy as Lake McDonald Lodge or Many Glacier, but it's still good. The front desk staff was also not as customer service-oriented; they seemed to be more interested in flirting with the park ranger than helping us with check in, but they got the job done,...

5Thank NotAlexis
Northern Colorado
Reviewed 5 November 2013

Had one side of a duplex cabin with 2 beds. Basic describes it. If you don't want to rough it a little, don't stay here! Rough is a tent with an outhouse and no showers. This is a room with a shower, toilet and sink. Breakfast at the main building was nice. We were there at the end of the...

1Thank fiftyfun__10
Dallas, Tx
Reviewed 19 October 2013

We spent 3 nights here in late August. The location is incredible with its access inside the park. The check-in process was seamless and the staff was very professional. Our cabin was located on the back side of the property. We had about a 6' front entrance that we shared with the cabin that was attached to ours. The inside...

3Thank Roseatexas
West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2013

We loved it here in our cosy little cabin it blended in with the natural surroundings and sitting on the porch under the stars at night was wonderful. Don't expect luxury, it's a NP cabin with all the comforts you need. It's in a great location on the east end of the Going to the sun road by St Marys...

5Thank gomms13
Mullica Hill, New Jersey
Reviewed 21 September 2013

Stayed one night, just last week. Basic, but clean and comfortable. Got lucky #13, which faced the mountains and water. Actually had a black bear cross our path less than 50 yards from our front door. Great place for star gazing, from the front porch. Also, just five miles from the east gate, allowing additional dining options if desired.

3Thank bschmidt502

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1940, Rising Sun Motor Inn and Cabins sits adjacent to spectacular St. Mary Lake inside Glacier National Park and is surrounded by soaring mountain peaks. In addition to 72 cabins and motor inn rooms, you will find the Two Dog Flats Grill, campstore, and gift shop. Red Bus tours, boat cruises, and numerous other activities are available at this centralized location. All guestrooms at Rising Sun Motor Inn and Cabins are rustic, yet comfortable. In keeping with the era in which the rooms were built, they offer guests limited amenities and old-world style accommodations resulting in a one-of-a kind National Park lodging experience. A limited number of ADA-accessible rooms are available and are booked based on space available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rising Sun Motor Inn and Cabins

Address: Going-to-the-Sun Road, East Glacier Park, MT 59417 (Formerly Rising Sun Motor Inn)
Region: United States > Montana > East Glacier Park
Price Range: $122 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rising Sun Motor Inn and Cabins 2*
Number of rooms: 72
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Rising Sun Motor Hotel East Glacier Park
Rising Sun Hotel
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“The cabin decor is worth the relatively small difference between it and their rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles DNvisitors, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose a cabin that backs up to the mountains (10-18)”
  • The decor is coordinated, rustic. I loved the red bus headboard.
 of 5 bubbles samcamsus, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rising Sun motor inn with private bathroom - location location location”
  • grey color painted wall - modern style
 of 5 bubbles greengables999, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Had 2A and found it to be quiet despite almost all traffic going by.”
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 of 5 bubbles KESinMN21, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are two sizes of rooms: really small and small. Pick small.”
 of 5 bubbles 68JamesC68, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
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