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Rising Sun Motor Inn and Cabins

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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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 ->...

Thank greengables999
Starbuck, Minnesota
Reviewed 12 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.

2Thank KESinMN21
Blue Springs, Missouri
Reviewed 9 September 2016

If you imagined the kind of cabin you'd stay in if you drove to Glacier in 1950, this is it. The bed has been updated, and fortunately it doesn't smell too bad, but there is little else that resembles anything like 2016, other than the unforgiving high price. The little duplex that we had was something like 50 degrees when...

Thank pvsmith2016
Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Rising Sun Motor Inn is "in the park" (East Side) with a great location just across from Lake McDonald. Old fashioned but clean and comfortable. We had the one Queen bed room and the room is rather small. No Wi-Fi unless you go to the office/restaurant. All in all a good value.

Thank James C
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Rising Sun is billed as a recently renovated old-style motor inn, which is marketing-speak for a run-down two-star motel with new carpet and headboards. Unfortunately, the outside-the-park options in Saint Mary are few and declining in quality but I would still choose to stay somewhere just outside the park if we visit again. We stayed in a regular inn room,...

Thank harriedtraveler
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

it is very nice place, with cute employees and clean rooms. from room it is very nice side view to mountain. Some days you can meet with bears, but don't worry security is every time on. I like Rising Sun!!!

Thank Maria B
Highland Village, Texas
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We loved the Rising Sun Motor Inn. This trip was on our bucket list, and we made the trip to Glacier for our 50th Wedding Anniversary. It was a basic room, but it was clean, had a good bed/mattress, enough space to store our belongings and had daily maid service. The shower was tiny, but we had plenty of hot...

Thank grovegal18
San Jose, California
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Budget accommodation. Nothing else much around. The restaurant is decent. The cabins are really small. We stayed in a cabin with two double beds but it really could have only accommodated one double bed. Nevertheless it is great place to spend one night since you are in the heart of the park. Logan pass is only 12 miles from there....

Thank Anandrajk
Metuchen, New Jersey
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We tried to rent one of the motel units at Glacier National Park, but they were fully booked. Instead, we considered ourselves fortunate to book a cabin for a few days. However, the first look was very disappointing. The cabin consisted of one room and a toilet/shower combination, thankfully with a door in the bathroom. The sink was outside and...

Thank Arline Z
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 August 2016

While this is an older property, walking inside we were blown away. It had recently been renovated and was super cute. We, unfortunately, had one facing away from the really pretty mountains but that did not deter us from sitting on the porch taking it all in. The bed is very comfortable and the place was immaculate. I would stay...

Thank Chelzie

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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: $127 - $142 (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.”
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.
samcamsus, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rising Sun motor inn with private bathroom - location location location”
  • grey color painted wall - modern style
greengables999, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Had 2A and found it to be quiet despite almost all traffic going by.”
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KESinMN21, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are two sizes of rooms: really small and small. Pick small.”
68JamesC68, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
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