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Bar W Guest Ranch

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As a family of four we spent a week at the Bar W. The location outside Whitefish is well located and very beautiful. The grounds, stables, corrals and lodge of the ranch are very well maintained and well suited to providing a great riding location. Everyone in the family enjoyed their stay at the Bar W immensely. We rode as...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Our family of 3 has always wanted to do a "dude ranch" vacation as well as Glacier National Park. This trip allowed us to do both. The Bar W Guest Ranch was awesome! The staff was experienced and so helpful. The rooms were clean and just right for a ranch vacation. We went white water rafting, square dancing, hiking, and...

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BarWGuestRanch, Marketing Director at Bar W Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our ranch! We are very excited to hear you and your family enjoyed your stay and were able to explore Glacier National Park, as well. We strive to provide the best possible experience for all of our guests and are absolutely thrilled to hear you enjoyed our extensive list of activities and...

Eagle River, Wisconsin
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our week at the ranch was during the first week of the regular season, and it was a treat. There were a few glitches that lodgings always have, but what was impressive was the immediate response to any concerns raised. It is absolutely clear that the owners and management of this ranch want every single guest to have an excellent...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The people, the horses, the facilities and the trails were all excellent! Whether you were a complete beginner or an experienced rider they were able to provide a great experience. We were really made to feel at home.

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Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We are a military family and didnt get to come this summer but the husband and wife team/owners did some nice things for us and we will book in the future. Recommend this ranch for military families for sure.

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Rohnert Park, California
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Great ranch experience, options for relaxation, options for excitement. Amazing rides, classic American food! Plenty warm if you get cold. Stay a week. See Glacier Park. Enjoy the rodeo and the trails. Definitely more for the wild type but with enough luxury to remind you you're on vacation! Wonderful staff! Will return!

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BarWGuestRanch, Director of Sales at Bar W Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our ranch! We strive to provide the best possible experience for all of our guests, and we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your vacation with us. We hope to have you as our guest again!

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stayed at Bar W Guest Ranch, on their fall Cattle drive holiday (September 2016). From start to finish we were made so welcome. Dave, family, staff & wranglers were so friendly & helpful. Absolutely beautiful Ranch. Gorgeous horses. We were given horses to match our riding ability. The wranglers, Nick, Thain, Alyssa & Rebekah were great. Totally professional, putting...

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BarWGuestRanch, Director of Sales at Bar W Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our ranch! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed cattle drive, we really strive to make it the best possible experience for everyone! You guys were such a fun group, we thoroughly enjoyed everyone's company. We hope to have you as our guest again soon!

Methuen, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 October 2016

From moment one the Bar W staff was welcoming and accommodating. My glamping tent was clean, cozy and plenty warm though the temperatures were 20 degrees colder than expected (and it snowed one day). The trails around the ranch were muddy due to the season, narrow and a bit rocky, but all of the horses were sure-footed. The ranch rides...

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BarWGuestRanch, Director of Sales at Bar W Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our ranch! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, we really strive to make it an unforgettable experience for everyone! You all were a huge help on the all day cattle drive. We hope to have you as our guest again soon!

Herndon, Virginia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I always like to visit a new guest ranch each year and Bar W fell short of advertising promos and expectations on many levels. I enjoyed the glamping tent; cozy and relaxing. Food, ok. Riding, average. Fellow travelers were lots of fun. Ok week but would I go again or recommend? No.

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DaveanOwner, Owner at Bar W Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We feel really bad that we did not hit the mark here. We strive to reach every “reasonable” mark set by each of our guests. In fact, during our orientation on Sunday nights I personally talk with the guests telling them that we want this to be a participatory vacation. We, of course, want them to participate in all of...

Reviewed 10 September 2016

We stayed for 3 nights in the Aspen suite from Sept 4-7. We did the 3 night because we have never ridden before and weren't sure what to expect but boy do we wish we had stayed for the whole week. The all day ride along the Canadian boarder and learning to lope were the highlights of the trip. The...

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BarWGuestRanch, Marketing Director at Bar W Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our ranch! We are very excited to hear you enjoyed your stay. We strive to provide the best possible experience for all of our guests and are absolutely thrilled to hear you felt right at home and thoroughly enjoyed our horsemanship program and full day ride on Lake Koocanusa, along the Canadian...

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Amenities

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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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  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our meadow cabin was designed by the Amish here in Montana. The cabin with two suites, over looks the South pasture and surrounding forest full of wildlife, our outdoor arena with lots of activities and our herd of horses. These are beautiful suits that together could sleep up to 16 utilizing the common areas! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bar W Guest Ranch

Address: 2875 Highway 93 West, Whitefish, MT 59937
Region: United States > Montana > Whitefish
Price Range: $147 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bar W Guest Ranch 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Glamping Tents. Bath in separate building.”
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