GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, MONTANA PROPERTY EST. 1914 • NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK Set amid towering cedars and cottonwood trees is Lake McDonald Lodge, a National Historic Landmark. Lake McDonald Lodge opened its doors in 1914 and is one of the finest examples of the Swiss Chalet-style hotels remaining in the United States. The floors of the renowned lobby have incised messages in Kootenai (a local Native American dialect), which translate into phrases such as “welcome” and “new life to those who drink here.” Rustic, yet comfortable, guestrooms are split between a main lodge, duplex-style cabins, Snyder Hall, and the Cobb House. In keeping with the era in which the lodge was built, rooms offer guests modest amenities and Old-World-style accommodations, resulting in a one-of-a-kind experience. Lake McDonald Lodge’s cozy lobby fireplace is where the famous Montana cowboy artist, Charles M. Russell, used to tell cowboy stories to visitors. ORIGINAL HOTEL CLASSIC SERVICE TRADITIONAL DÉCOR SWISS CHALET AMENITIES 79 newly renovated guestrooms and cabins, along with 4 suites, that include some kingsize and queen-size beds. Each with alarm clock, telephone, hair dryer, wireless Internet access, iron and board, fan, and coffee maker (in select rooms). Gift shop, reading room, ATM, and bell staff. Near many outdoor activities, including hiking, Red Bus tours, and boat rides aboard the historic DeSmet on Lake McDonald. DINING Russell’s Fireside Dining Room at Lake McDonald Lodge offers a full and Continental breakfast buffet as well as lunch and dinner options, including wild game, seafood, and chef-inspired daily specials. Lucke’s Lounge offers Montana micro-brews, wine, and liquor service as well as classic meals and late-night appetizers. Jammer Joe’s Pizzeria and Grill specializes in casual fare featuring signature pizzas, pastas, and healthy sandwich options. LOCATION In the southwestern region of Glacier National Park, along the Going-to-the-Sun Road. Approximately 10 miles from the park entrance at West Glacier. Glacier Park Int’l Airport: 35 miles, 60 minutes. Going-to-the-Sun Road West Glacier, MT 59936 T 406.888.5431
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