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Under Canvas Glacier
2 out of 5
101 Under Canvas Road, Coram, MT
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37.9 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (394 reviews)
Evening under the stars

"We very much enjoyed this location! The beds were unbelievably comfortable, warm, and decor is beautiful! Individually packaged smores, and very comfortable shared restrooms - it was the perfect glamping experience! I wish I had used the ear plugs, as everyone has mentioned - there is a 4am train. ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 18, 2020

Under Canvas Glacier
Glacier Haven Inn
2 out of 5
14305 Hwy 2E, Essex, MT
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9.2 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (132 reviews)

"We really e joyed our stay at Glacier Haven RV park. The service we received from Steve was amazing, always so friendly and went out if our way to help us when we got locked out of our van. Loved the room too! So cute and Cody. Would definitely stay again and recommend it. Great value for money in ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 28, 2020

Glacier Haven Inn
Historic Tamarack Lodge & Cabins
2.5 out of 5
9549 US Highway 2 East, Martin City, MT
The price is CA $116 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6
36.47 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (206 reviews)

"Loved the comfortable 'loft style' cabin, with two levels for sitting outdoors and spreading out hiking gear downstairs!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 29, 2020

Historic Tamarack Lodge & Cabins
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Glacier Guides Lodge
3 out of 5
120 Highline Blvd, West Glacier, MT
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36.66 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (124 reviews)

"Everything about Glacier Guides Lodge was great. From the property, building, room, decorations, beds, towels, breakfast selection, etc, down to the OJ and fruit in sealed mason jars. It was all great!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 16, 2020

Glacier Guides Lodge
Whistling Swan Motel
2.5 out of 5
512 US Highway 2, East Glacier Park, MT
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29.9 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (326 reviews)

"Simple check in. Really cozy and comfy, especially the beds. Older but really cute little spot."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 26, 2020

Whistling Swan Motel
Glacier Outdoor Center
3.5 out of 5
12400 U.S. 2, West Glacier, MT
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37.32 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (304 reviews)

"Wonderful experience. Stayed in the lodge. The location is great - plenty of sunlight and you see snow mountain right outside of your window. Room is super clean and convenient for access. Keybox avoided contact with card. Furnitures were new and amenity was great - including a microwave and coffee ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 24, 2020

Glacier Outdoor Center
Evergreen Motel
3 out of 5
10159 hwy 2, Coram, MT
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37.53 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (130 reviews)

"Great place to stay enjoyed the two separate rooms with our family of four."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 2, 2020

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Izaak Walton Inn
3.5 out of 5
290 Izaak Walton Inn Rd., Essex, MT
The price is CA $141 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 16
4.6 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (184 reviews)

"It’s an older building but in good shape. The staff are very friendly and willing to help if you need something."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 23, 2020

Izaak Walton Inn
Halfway Hotel
2 out of 5
14840 Hwy 2 East, Essex, MT
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3.76 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (78 reviews)

"The hotel shown on expedia is actually closed, but the parent hotel which manages this is still open and fantastic. Check in instructioms points to parent hotel. It has very rustic look and a restaurant with good breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 3, 2020

Halfway Hotel
The Reclusive Moose Cabins
3.5 out of 5
4850 Blankenship Road, Columbia Falls, MT
The price is CA $239 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
42.95 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)

"Beautiful cabin perfectly situated in the woods & just 9 miles from Glacier! We stayed in the Elk cabin. Ryan & Christie have thought of everything! We enjoyed our 3 night stay & would definitely come back again! Thanks for being the perfect hosts!"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 5, 2020

The Reclusive Moose Cabins
Glacier Park Lodge
3 out of 5
499 Montana 49, East Glacier Park, MT
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29.58 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (131 reviews)
Historic East Glacier Stay

"Stayed three nights at the Lodge. The public areas are historic and impressive with a three story lobby constructed of huge logs, a nice restaurant, a nice lounge and service you would expect in an upscale hotel. The rooms are another story. I realize they are intended to be rustic in keeping with ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 22, 2019

Glacier Park Lodge
Belton Chalet
3 out of 5
12575 Highway 2E, West Glacier, MT
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36.87 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (154 reviews)

"When a hotel gives you ear plugs as part of your check-in, you know that it is 1) a very old property with thin walls and noisy wood floors and 2) you might feel and hear the freight trains going by across the street. This is a wonderful, classic hotel. The staff is fantastic and very accommodating. ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 29, 2020

Belton Chalet
Glacier Park 2BR Log Cabin, 'best in the West!'
14436 U.S. Highway 2 / Mile Marker 175, Essex, MT
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7.67 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (31 reviews)
Great Hosts

"Fantastic experience. Gary and Theresa are amazing hosts. Incredibly helpful. And the cabin is gorgeous."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 18, 2020

Glacier Park 2BR Log Cabin, 'best in the West!'
Our Cozy Log Cabin Close to Glacier, 1282 Sqft
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8.11 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (25 reviews)
Exactly what we needed

"We traveled from Ohio because our son was getting married in Glacier National Park. He and his fiance had a caboose at Izaak Walton so my husband, myself and our other son stayed in this cabin. This cabin met our needs perfectly. We had room to spread out. It was everything we needed and more. There ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 14, 2020

Our Cozy Log Cabin Close to Glacier, 1282 Sqft
Silverwolf Log Chalet Resort
3 out of 5
160 Gladys Glen, near Glacier Natl Park, Coram, MT
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37.84 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (134 reviews)

"Such an amazing place! I loved everything about this chalet. I highly recommend it!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 5, 2020

Silverwolf Log Chalet Resort
Mini Golden Inns Motel
2 out of 5
8955 Highway 2 East, Hungry Horse, MT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $87 per night from Dec 29 to Dec 30
37.28 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (568 reviews)

"This property has a great location if you’re visiting Glacier NP. However, it is a plain vanilla motel, clean an adequate but nothing more. The manager has a cavalier attitude about masks — not wearing a mask during registration and passing out cards about why people in Montana don’t need to wear ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 24, 2020

Mini Golden Inns Motel
Beautiful Mountain Home With Great Views. Near E. Glacier. See Drone Video
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10.71 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (22 reviews)
Peaceful place - top of the world

"Wonderful home in a beautiful spot. Great time for reflection. Needs some storage space for clothing in a couple of the bedrooms. Some had to live out of their suitcases. Communication with owner wasn’t good after arrival, due to no cellular service. But we were advised of that prior to our trip. ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 6, 2020

Beautiful Mountain Home With Great Views. Near E. Glacier. See Drone Video
Wonderful Cabin Bordering Glacier National Park and Great Bear Wilderness
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4.76 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Home away from home!

"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at "The Cabin". From the moment we walked in we felt completely at home. The cabin is rustic, warm, and inviting. Everything you need in order to have a "successful and enjoyable vacation getaway" was made available prior to our arrival. One thing we couldn't see from ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 4, 2020

Wonderful Cabin Bordering Glacier National Park and Great Bear Wilderness
True Montana Log Cabin on 4 Acres
187 Bugling Elk Trail, Essex, MT
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3.79 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (35 reviews)
Cozy Cabin

"We truly enjoyed the cabin. It actually became our complete “vacation” as Glacier was so smokey that it wasn’t really worth seeing. The cabin had Everything (but a hair dryer).. including puzzles, books, games, candles, firewood, and the kitchen was well stocked with spices, paper goods, etc. We ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 18, 2020

True Montana Log Cabin on 4 Acres
Riverfront Home Bordering Glacier National Park on 9 Acres!!
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9.15 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (22 reviews)
Glacier river cabin

"Amazing week at this cabin along the Flathead River only 20 min from west glacier entrance. All the amenities you could ever dream of in a perfect forested setting. Will definitely stay here again next time we are back at this way!! Highly recommend. Best VRBO rental experience we have had!"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 10, 2020

Riverfront Home Bordering Glacier National Park on 9 Acres!!
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Essex Hotel Guide

For those travelers planning a trip to Western Montana and want to find a basic or more upscale hotel in Essex, there are a few nice options. About 3 Expedia-listed hotel and apartments can be found within easy driving distance of Essex's center.

There are a range of accommodation options that are within a 5 kilometres (3 miles) of Essex's heart, including the Izaak Walton Inn and Halfway Hotel.

The Glacier Haven Inn can be found 9 kilometres (5 miles) from downtown Essex. Alternatively, the Bear Creek Ranch is situated 11 kilometres (7 miles) away. Two other hotel options worth checking out around Essex include the Stanton Creek Lodge and the Summit Mountain Lodge.

Keen on seeing more of the lakes this area offers? Why don't you book some extra time in other parts of Western Montana? Whether you enjoy common local activities, for example snowboarding, skiing and cross-country skiing, or just tour around to explore the attractions, you will be able to find suitable places to stay in the vicinity.

Looking for more things to do? Consider spending some time enjoying Meadow Lake Golf Course and House of Mystery and Montana Vortex, which you'll find in Columbia Falls, 45 kilometres (28 miles) to the west of Essex. Expedia-listed Columbia Falls hotels and accommodations include the Meadow Lake Resort and Western Inn-Glacier Park. 55 kilometres (35 miles) to the west of Essex, you may also choose to stay at Kalispell, which is home to the Holiday Inn Express Kalispell and Homewood Suites by Hilton Kalispell, MT. The Conrad Mansion and Hockaday Museum of Art are just a couple of the more popular points of interest to explore while in Kalispell.

Get your sporting fix with a journey to Stumptown Ice Den, which is 60 kilometres (36 miles) to the west of Essex. For those who are keen on staying nearby, make a reservation in the Lodge at Whitefish Lake or Grouse Mountain Lodge.

Now that you've checked out what hotel options are available in Essex, be sure to visit Expedia's Essex travel guide for the low-down on things to do and see here.

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Essex?
Izaak Walton Inn is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data. This 3.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and free parking. Other good choices for your stay include Halfway Hotel and Glacier Haven Inn.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Essex, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get top deals in Essex.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation to Essex?
Izaak Walton Inn is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Glacier Haven Inn is another choice for your kid-friendly vacation.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Essex?
Halfway Hotel is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers free WiFi for its human guests.

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