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Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at every property except for Lake McDonald Lodge during our visits to Glacier. This place is usually your last choice if you don't book at least one year ahead. We stayed at the Motor Inn rooms after our stay at Swiftcurrent and before moving on to Village Inn at Apgar, which actually is our most favorite place...

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Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very clean room and the decor was appropriate for the park! This is an ideal location for the east side of park and both traveling on Going to the Sun Road and a short drive to Many Glacier. The office has a small restaurant and the food is very good.

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Boerne, Texas
Reviewed 16 October 2016

As we journeyed across Glacier, we stayed in the cabins at Rising Sun. The cabin was updated with new furniture and decorations. The coffee maker was on top of a desk which was the best place for it. The bed was comfortable and the bathroom had nice fluffy towels with Glacier's signature lotion, shampoo and body wash. The walls are...

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Hickory, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 October 2016

These cabin are nestled against the mountains and are a throwback in time. They have recently been updated and had everything we needed for our stay. We stayed in 14A & 14B. The two twin beds were comfortable and although, the bathroom was small, it was plenty big for the two of us. Everything was clean. We liked the fact...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stayed in one of the motor inn rooms for 5 days. We chose this room over the cabins or store motel rooms based on reviews and we are glad we did. It was super comfortable, clean, and perfect for a trip to Glacier. Plenty of towels, soap, shampoo , a coffeemaker. We booked it almost a year in advance....

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Vermont
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is an old-style motel, 1950's vintage, but it satisfied our need--it was clean, the bed was comfortable, the bathroom worked fine, and it was in the East Glacier area. It had been refurbished to play up the 1950's "road trip" theme in its décor, the carpet and furniture were in good condition and the linens were comfortable. Expect just...

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Port Matilda, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The room was nice and rustic looking. The bathroom was rather small and no shampoo, etc was provided. Nit a big deal if you go prepared. Restaurant handy. No air conditioning. Was concerned but made out with a fan. Was convenient to the park.

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the small cabins and enjoyed our stay. They are recently renovated and very well done! Have a coffeemaker, hair dryer, but otherwise just your basic clean cabin. Bed was comfortable and you can't beat the scenery of Glacier National Park! Only drawback was the size of the shower. Really small!!

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Niceville, Florida
Reviewed 20 September 2016

pro - superb managed road (located at on the middle of going to the sun road) you wouldn't believe how bad the road was in many glacier hotel areas - private parking space, i can park right front of room 24/7 (specially many glacier hotel => you need to climb to parking lot every time ) - private bathroom ->...

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Starbuck, Minnesota
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The cabin (2A) has been updated really smart!! It retains the feel of the original 1940's structure. The new retro camping decorations were perfect! The mattress was new and VERY comfortable. I really liked the cabin! If you think you need a larger shower and tv, forget it. You probably wouldn't enjoy Glacier anyway.

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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: $134 - $149 (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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“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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