Motels in the Glacier Park area:

Trying to find the right place to stay during your visit to Glacier Park can be overwhelming.  The closer you stay to the park, the less options you have.  Kalispell and Whitefish have the most options, with new motels showing up every season.  If you are traveling to the area during summer months, be prepared to reserve a motel room up to a year in advance.

West Glacier Glacier Guides Lodge motels

Glacier Guides Lodge: Quiet 12 bedroom B&B style Lodge in a forested setting. Rated #1 on Trip Advisor.
Glacier Guides Guest House: Spacious house that sleeps up to 8 comfortably with all the ammenities of home. Located 1.5 miles from the west entrance to Glacier Park.
Glacier Highland Motel: Simple and clean hotel.
Belton Chalet: Historic railroad hotel with charm (and a great restaurant).
Vista Motel: Value hotel close to town.

Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park Lodges: This company runs almost all of the lodging inside of Glacier Park (Many Glacier, Rising Sun, Lake McDonald). They are also in charge of the Red Bus Tours.
Glacier Park, Inc: Offers several lodging options in and out of the park (Grouse Mountain Lodge, Lake McDonald Motel, Prince of Whales, Glacier Park Lodge, West Glacier Motel).

Glacier Park Border (other than West Glacier)

Glacier Haven Inn: Small inn located between West and East Glacier.
Glacier Park, Inc: Several options in and out of Glacier Park.
Izaak Walton Inn: Historic railroad inn great for people with a love of trains. You can even stay in a caboose!
Summit Mountain Lodge: Located on the Continental Divide along the southern border of Glacier Park. Close to East Glacier with amazing views and a great restaurant.
The Snowslip Inn:  A small motel/restaurant/bar along Hwy 2 near Essex, MT.  Simple, but very nice people and good home cooked meals.

Coram/Hungry Horse (10 min from West Glacier)

Glacier Under Canvas : Experience the beauty and adventure of the Park, you can return to your luxury camping tent and unwind in style. Welcome to Montana glamping.
Silverwolf Log Chalets: Forested spot with cabins great for 2 people.
Historic Tamarack Lodge: Convenient lodge and cabins open year round.

Columbia Falls

Meadow Lake Resort: Great resort with all the ammenities (golf, spa, restaurant, game room, pool). Located between West Glacier and Whitefish.
River Rock Hostel: “Because sometimes you don’t feel like sleeping in a tent.” A small, friendly, and affordable hostel 20 minutes from West Glacier.


Bed n’ Bale: A special lodging experience that uniquely combines the old western heritage of the Treasure State, and state of the art, first-class amenities to ensure your stay is comfortable.
Crestwood: Several rental options close to Whitefish Mountain Resort.
Duck Inn: Small B&B tucked into the heart of Whitefish. Located right on the Whitefish River.
Grouse Mountain Lodge: Nice hotel located on the outskirts of Whitefish. Right on the golf course with a great restaurant.
Kandahar Lodge: Great spot right in the Whitefish Mountain Resort Village. Known for their award winning restaurant!
The Lodge at Whitefish Lake: Whitefish’s only lodge rated with a AAA four diamond award (spa, restaurant, boat dock, pool). Right on the lake!
The North Forty Resort: Great cabins in a wooded setting located in between Whitefish and Columbia Falls.
The Pine Lodge: Nice spot with convenient location close to downtown.
The Reclusive Moose Cabins: Four cozy cabins that sleep up to 6 people each on 2.5 acres just 15 minutes from West Glacier or Columbia Falls.
Best Western Rocky Mountain Lodge: Friendly folks with a convenient location in Whitefish. Newly renovated rooms.
Whitefish Mountain Ski & Summer Resort: Lots of lodging options with a great view and tons of activities (scenic lift rides, zip lines, aerial park, etc…)
Whitefish Bike Retreat: New in 2013. Montana’s only bike retreat. Located in a wooded setting, right next to the Whitefish Trail. Perfect for bikers, but open to anyone. Several lodging types including camping.


Holiday Inn Express: Travelers looking for something close to the airport (only 6 miles) and shopping amenities, will enjoy this hotel. A good base for people looking to explore the whole valley.
Kalispell Grand Hotel: Historic Hotel in the heart of downtown Kalispell. Within walking distance to restaurants and local shopping.
Red Lion Hotel: Centrally located in the valley. Within walking distance to shopping and restaurants.
Aero Inn


Marina Cay Resort: Within walking distance to downtown Bigfork that has great restaurants and unique shops.