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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 January 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Inn, we wish our stay could have been longer. The Inn keepers were extremely helpful and friendly. They went out of their way to make sure we had directions and maps for our excursion the next day. Make sure you have one of their delicious omlets😊

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Amber B, Owner at Amber Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. We do go overboard on portion size on our made-to-order omelettes. However, its a guilt-free breakfast because if you can't finish it, our staff dog, Chase, will be happy to have his dish filled with the rest of your breakfast. He rarely misses his morning scone also. He's looking forward to your return, and...

Pebble Beach, California
Reviewed 7 January 2014

My husband and I stayed 2 nights at the Amber Bear Inn in December while we attended our daughter's graduation from Monarch. I use a wheelchair so Mike directed us to the side of the building that had a ramp which led right up to our room. We had a downstairs room which was wonderfully close to the living room/dining...

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Amber B, Owner at Amber Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful review and your suggestions on improving our facility for guests in wheelchairs. We are especially pleased about your marvelous comments concerning Hanna and Grace and we will pass your review along to the girls. They are two of the hardest working, gracious teenagers we've ever encountered. Our area is very blessed to have two of the...

Plains, Montana
Reviewed 29 November 2013

This is a sweet, quaint restaurant and inn. It is located in the beautiful cabinet mountains on the Montana/Idaho border. The scenery is gorgeous. The owners provide a menu filled with delicious meal options. I've not stayed in the Inn, however, the restaurant service, conversation, and food is exceptional. I've eaten there twice and look forward to eating there again.

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Amber B, Owner at Amber Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words. Thanks for choosing our Inn for your Thanksgiving dinner. We know its 140 mile round-trip between Plains and Amber Bear Inn.

sandpoint
Reviewed 25 October 2013

October in Northern Idaho and Montana can be some of the most beautiful, quiet days we have. After a pleasant day kayaking on the Clark Fork River we made our way to Amber Bear Inn and was greeted by Nancy and Mike and welcomed into their beautiful B&B. We were really surprised and thrilled with our room. Any request was...

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Amber B, Manager at Amber Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful review. We have worked hard to make the Amber Bear Inn a quiet, peaceful place for our guests and the local wildlife. We never tire of looking out a window and spotting deer, elk, or bears wandering around, feeling safe on the grounds. We are now providing a Work/Study program for a local boarding School and...

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Labor Day dinner was excellent. The wild life, a few feet from the window worth the trip. We had dinner and didn't stay this time. We viewed the rooms. Large and beautiful. The air is clean and the mountains spectacular. We love Heron, Mt.

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Amber B, Manager at Amber Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words. Hopefully, when you travel through this area again you'll be able to spend more time. We have fantastic hiking, fishing, and a boat launch onto the Clark Fork River 2 minutes away. As you mentioned, you stumble over wildlife as we are a place with more animals than people. Hope to see you...

California
Reviewed 21 September 2013

We were there for only one night but sure wish we could have stayed longer. The place is wonderful. It is about 5 miles off of the main road and we were a bit skeptical as to what we would be finding once we got to it, but were pleasantly surprised. The building is very open and lots of light...

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Amber B, Owner at Amber Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words, we appreciate it. We are a wild life sanctuary and are located at the base of Beaver Peak, adjoining the National Forest. Driving five miles off the State highway, in a very rural area, seems an odd place to locate a Lodge. However, it puts our guests at a great advantage of seeing wildlife from...

Los Angeles, Ca
Reviewed 24 July 2013

My daughter and I shared a room with a large fireplace and bathroom. We slept with the windows open and the rain pitter pattering on the roof tiles below. It was perfect. We only stayed one night and got there late, but it was well worth it. Breakfast was delicious!! Susan and Mila

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Amber B, Manager at Amber Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words. Its hot and dry here now and your review mentions rain. Wish we had some! Instead, we have large sprinklers in our meadow to keep the native grasses growing for our wildlife and free-range critters. The water comes from an artesian spring on the grounds which guests hike up to and enjoy an ice-cold soak....

Bozeman, Montana, United States
Reviewed 17 June 2013

We were in town for a family reunion and stayed at the Amber Bear Inn June 14th and 15th. We had a wonderful time and wish we could have just relaxed there all weekend! Communication with them was easy, I had emailed them a few nights before we were going to be there and there was an email in my...

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Amber B, Manager at Amber Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words. The Inn is located 4 miles off State Highway 200. We are one of the few who are not located along a busy, noisy highway. The State of Montana has an enormous number of freight trains, up to 9 a night, transporting coal to China, logs to builders, and other products moving along...

Heron, Montana
Reviewed 6 January 2013

Amber Bear Inn is a perfect place for a quiet get away. Every room is unique and beautiful including fireplaces and picturesque views that you won't soon forget. There's almost always some sort of wildlife around be it deer, elk, moose or bears. Lot's of great opportunities for photographers. But mostly what I enjoy are the wonderful meals Nancy prepares...

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Amber B, Owner at Amber Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, we appreciate it. This retired couple raises puppies as hunting companions. What a fun job. We always enjoy it when they come to visit and eat.

Reading, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 December 2012

We have been to the Amber Bear Inn 3 times now and have had great service each time. Breakfast is wonderful, and the atmosphere is relaxing with an incredible view of the mountain off the front porch. There are great trails to hike, and Mike has snowshoes to borrow as well. It is a great place to relax. Mike and...

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Amber B, Owner at Amber Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words. We had just opened up a new room, and it wasn't perfect, but Julie is the kind of guest that makes working in the hospitality industry a wonderful experience. We always look forward to a visit from Julie and her family.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Amber Bear Inn is a small, boutique, one-of-kind, rural Inn located on a 400 acre wildlife sanctuary in the Bitteroot Mountains. The Inn is located 4 miles off busy State Highway 200 and away from the noisy railroad tracks that run parallel to the highway. It is backed up to Kootenai National Forest, and there is direct access to the Forest for hiking, snowmobiling, and ATV access. Nature trails are groomed into the estate. A free boat launch on the Clark Fork River is 2 minutes away and is a gateway to fishing, kayaking, tubing, and sking.This is a quiet forest setting with rooms boasting magnificent views. There are 7 fireplaces in the Inn, free high-speed video-streaming wifi, satellite TV in every room, and a full-service restaurant. Breakfast is included and is ordered off the restaurant menu at the lodger's convenience. The restaurant is open to non-lodging guests by reservation only to maintain a tranquil setting. We offer an international selection of beer and wine.The owners live & work onsite and are one of Montana's oldest families, boasting 7 generations and over 100 years of State residency. We welcome you to our home & our State. ... more   less 

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Address: 25 Amber Bear Lane, Heron, MT 59844
Region: United States > Montana > Heron
Price Range: $134 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“We stayed on the main floor with direct access to the deck which was very nice.”
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“We were downstairs with a front view of the mountains and rear view of the bears (not yet in season, but would be great in the summer).”
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“You can see the elk out the north side!”
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