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Medford
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A last minute decision to head out of town over Thanksgiving weekend seemed impossible. But Rebecca and Laura Lee at the Marina Cay resort made it happen! The unit we stayed in was updated, cozy, inviting and had an amazing view. The little town of Bigfork had been decorated for the holidays with evergreens and lights and was just beautiful!... More 

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Rebekah K, Manager at Marina Cay Resort and Conference Center, responded to this review

Bigfork really does go all out for the holiday season. I am so glad you were able to enjoy the decorations and your stay at the Marina Cay. Thank you for taking the time to write a review and let us know next time you need a quick escape! More 

San Diego, California
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This place was just what I was looking for: a beautiful lake view, plenty of room, and a balcony to savor this awesome location!! The staff and family owners are terrific and accommodating, we were a walk-in, and asked for a lake view, and got it, as they quickly cleaned our room! I have wanted to stay at this resort... More 

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1 Thank Pauline287
Rebekah K, Manager at Marina Cay Resort and Conference Center, responded to this review

Yay! We are so glad you were able to stay with us. Thank you for your enthusiastic review and hopefully you are able to return soon. More 

Vernon Bay, British Columbia
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Clean and well kept, but requires updating to maintain the property's value. Restaurant and resort staff were excellent. We were on our motorcycles so the location was good as it was Within walking distance to town. After a long day riding, the hot tub was welcoming.

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Thank martinandvivian
Rebekah K, Manager at Marina Cay Resort and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review. I am not sure if you are speaking to the room that you stayed in or the property itself when you mention updating but am happy to say both are in the works. The buildings are being repainted and we encourage our homeowners (every room is privately owned) to do yearly updates. We always... More 

Huntington Beach, California
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great location, Great staff and food was very good. This place has it all........ restaurant, bar, pool, pool table, fishing boats for charter! The room we stayed in was wonderful with a beautiful view. I highly recommend this resort.

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Rebekah K, Manager at Marina Cay Resort and Conference Center, responded to this review

Your review is appreciated and we are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for such a wonderful recommendation. We hope you are able to come back. More 

Great Falls, Montana
1 review
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We loved our time at Marina Cay! The staff was great and we felt like part of the family. The accommodations were really homey. Loved that it was within walking distance to Electric Ave in Big Fork. We'll definitely be back!

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Rebekah K, Manager at Marina Cay Resort and Conference Center, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. We can't wait for you to come back and visit. Thank you for taking the time to write your review. More 

Hamilton
1 review
Reviewed 20 October 2016

It was a great place to stay if you are looking to et a way and have peice and quiet my wife and I spent our 8 year anniversary there drove around the lake and stayed the night watched rhe grizzly game at the bar and enjoyed being kid less for the weekend.

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Rebekah K, Manager at Marina Cay Resort and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Marina Cay to be a part of such a wonderful day and glad you found some much deserved serenity. The lounge is a great place to watch all of your favorite college and NFL games, though I am also partial to the Grizzlies! We hope you are able to join us again. More 

Saskatoon, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Been to Marina Cay 3 years in a row now. Everything is always top notch . Staff is so friendly and helpful and the owners are s joy to sit and chat with. You always feel welcome here, I will continue to go back every fall until I no longer can .... I enjoy it that much !!!!

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Rebekah K, Manager at Marina Cay Resort and Conference Center, responded to this review

We absolutely love our repeat guests! The Marina Cay and the surrounding area has so much to offer, it is hard to catch it all in one trip. Every time a guest returns, it is like seeing an old friend for the staff. We are looking forward to your visit next year. More 

Missoula, Montana
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 October 2016

You need to come to Bigfork, Montana in the summer. When you do, stay at the Marina Cay. A great place right on Bigfork Bay. The staff are so great and the food and fun is top notch. You can walk from your front door to all of beautiful historic downtown Bigfork. No need to drive around.

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1 Thank 139raul
Rebekah K, Manager at Marina Cay Resort and Conference Center, responded to this review

"Stay and play on Bigfork Bay" is our motto. Although not directly on Flathead Lake, the serenity and peacefulness of the bay creates a wonderful atmosphere. From the resort property, you can rent a boat, paddle board or kayak, or take a fishing charter. And you are absolutely correct, there is no car needed. Bigfork Village is just a short... More 

Miramar Beach
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I had a lovely time Everyone who worked there was friendly and helpful. I bought a long sleeve t-shirt of theirs with a logo for which I wear a lot. Would be nice to have breakfast there every morning.

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1 Thank Dora N
Rebekah K, Manager at Marina Cay Resort and Conference Center, responded to this review

I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and that you are loving your t-shirt! Although it would be convenient to have breakfast on property, there are so many option in Bigfork that serve an outstanding breakfast, we think it is best to stick to what we are good at and leave the early cooking to the pros.... More 

Kalispell, Montana
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Touring and choosing rooms for guests early in the wedding plans helped get better accommodations for our guests! The staff was very willing to help and provide whatever was needed to host a successful dinner with good food and great facility.

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Rebekah K, Manager at Marina Cay Resort and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for allowing us to be a part of your wedding plans! We are always happy to take guests on a tour of the property and allow them to choose specific rooms for their family and friends. We are glad everything went as planned with your rehearsal dinner. Our staff... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Marina Cay Resort, located on Flathead Lake's Bigfork Bay, is a year-round resort with much to offer our guests beyond the natural beauty and adventure of Northwest Montana. Welcoming everyone from individual travelers to groups and families, we offer a variety of accommodations from standard Hotel-style Rooms and Suites to well-equipped 1 to 3 Bedroom Condominium Units. All guests of the Resort have access to our outdoor pools and hot tubs, BBQ and picnic areas, Marina with watercraft rental and gasoline services, Casino, Lounge and food and beverage outlets. In the summer, make sure to stop by the waterside Tiki Bar featuring Polynesian inspired food and all your favorite tropical drinks. Fall and winter mean sitting fireside in the Lounge and watching your favorite team. Whatever your mood, or attire, the Marina Cay has an option for you! Being located on Flathead Lake offers Marina Cay Resort guests the ultimate scenic summer playground with activities such as boating, water skiing and fishing right within reach. But many other year round activities can also be found in nearby Glacier National Park, the Bob Marshall and Swan Range Wilderness Areas, Blacktail Mountain and Whitefish Mountain. These areas of Northwest Montana are not only famous for their summer activities such as hiking, biking and river rafting, but also for excellent snowshoeing, snowmobiling and ice fishing during the winter months. Visiting us without a car? Not a problem. A short walk from Marina Cay is the village of Bigfork, a picturesque and charming place chosen as "One of the 50 Great Towns of the West" and designated as "One of the 100 Best Small Art Towns of the Nation." World class art galleries, fine restaurants, live theatre and unique shops can all be found within a quaint Western setting just outside the Resort entrance. The Marina Cay Resort is centrally located in Bigfork, Montana, perfect for experiencing all of the marvels of Northwest Montana. Our dedicated staff are committed to helping you make the most out of your stay while enjoying our Montana hospitality. The toughest part of your stay will be choosing what to do with your day! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marina Cay Resort and Conference Center

Address: 180 Vista Ln, Bigfork, MT 59911-3666
Region: United States > Montana > Bigfork
Price Range: $156 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 125
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“Ask for a lake view”
 of 5 bubbles Pauline287, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Courtyard was a good location. If extra for waterfront, no reason to do that.”
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“Reserve a waterfront room, it's worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles , 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“It is a bit of a walk from the courtyard buildings to the main building housing the restaurant and bar and check in.”
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“The lower level has a dock right outside the bedroom and living room windows.”
 of 5 bubbles DrMom14, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
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