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Half Way Hotel

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Gardiner, Montana
Reviewed 18 August 2013

This property has two cabins, each with two rooms in a wooded setting half way between East and West Glacier, about a mile from the Amtrak station. The family that owns the property also run the restaurant, general store, and post office that is beside the cabins. The family were not only very friendly but also extremely helpful. Because we...

4Thank Relaxandtravel200
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Most lodging options around glacier are either extremely expensive, extremely primitive, or both. While it's tiny and a fair drive from the main park entrances, the Half Way Motel is reasonably prices (for a resort area) and provides modern amenities and a clean, comfortable place to stay. The place gets its name from its location on highway 2, roughly halfway...

2Thank dmbia
Cedar Rapids, NE
Reviewed 1 August 2013

This place was on our way from the east side to the west of Glacier Park. It is very simple but very clean. I stopped in the café to sign in and it was late so we didn't eat but looked very clean and my guess is that the food we all be homemade and delicious. They were very helpful...

Thank Debbie B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 July 2013

My husband and I stayed at Half-Way Motel for five nights. It is family run. The rooms are extremely clean, and the staff very helpful. The Half-Way Cafe is a good place to grab some food. We are hikers and when asked at the Cafe for good hikes, we were given some great ideas. We enjoyed our stay and felt...

1Thank Shebamomus
Great Falls, Montana
Reviewed 4 October 2012

The wife and I have stayed with these folks for the last 4 years. In July we go to the Glacier Meadows For the Glacier/Waterton Ham Fest. Our stay has always been a good one. I couldn't ask for a better place to hang my hat and kick off my boots! Jim and Norma Sims

1Thank Jim S
Medford, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 26 September 2012

We stayed down the road, but went to the Half Way's Cafe for dinner two nights in a row. The hosts at the Inn we were staying at recommended the Half Way as a good place for home style cooking. The people running the motel and the cafe were very nice and packed up some yummy food for us to...

2Thank Katherine T
Twin Cities
Reviewed 8 September 2012

Stayed here on a recent vacation at Glacier. Rooms were nice sized, very clean, and well appointed. Ate dinner at the restaruant and were well satisfied with the meal we had. The owners were very friendly and hospitable.

1Thank thorno2
Clark, South Dakota
Reviewed 17 July 2012

Very nice large clean room with a huge bathroom. Nicest family you will ever meet. We arrived extremely late by Amtrak and they picked us up....with no wheels of our own, they also schuttled us to meet scenic tours with the Red Bus system in Glacier National Park. Meals were generous and home cooked. Great, quiet place to spend some...

2Thank JodyFuller
New Jersey
Reviewed 23 November 2011

I had a wedding to attend in July of 2011. I checked hotels in East Glacier and they were all booked. After looking on the map, it seemed that Essex was only a short ride (NO Traffic) from East Glacier so I booked three nights at the "Half Way". Wow, did we luck out. Spotless rooms, two queen beds, full...

6Thank chancelund
Fargo, North Dakota
Reviewed 21 October 2011

Exceptionally clean (which is my number one priority)! Cheap! Friendly people! Big room, had a small fridge, but bring your own shampoo. We were happily surprised (and I'm someone who ONLY stays at chain hotels, but we had no other choice). If we go back to Glacier National Park, we will stay there again. (I was a little worried by...

1Thank NDMom1

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Address: 14840 US Highway 2 E, Essex, MT 59916-9735
Region: United States > Montana > Essex
Price Range: $141 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Half Way Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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“There is no quiet room. The only way you will sleep well is if you live next to tracks now.”
BrianA835, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get one at the back. It puts you furthest away from train and road noise but you'll have to carry your luggage to the room.”
dontSeattle, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you stay here ask for the non highway side.”
lorihQ5671AU, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are similar and in the same setting.”
Shebamomus, 4 Jul 2013 | Read review
“I never knew they had a swimming pool, it must be the river!”
923JimS, 4 Oct 2012 | Read review
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