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#2 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Essex
Stanton Creek Cabins offers a variety of cabins, a restaurant/bar and an experience that combine unbelievable amenities with unforgettable adventures. Whether you're looking for an action-packed trip or a relaxing getaway, we invite you to escape the ordinary with a vacation that's extraordinary. Stanton Creek Cabins also offers one-of-a-kind Treehouse Tent Cocoons. Our property is perfect for outdoor adventurers, romantic getaways (including weddings and honeymoons), family vacations, stargazers, and travels with friends. This property also offers full RV pull-through hook-ups and tent sites with on-site portable toilet access available. These sites have no full bathroom or shower facilities. Our cabins are conveniently located between Glacier National Park’s west and east entrances and the Great Bear Wilderness. Bear, deer, elk, and other wildlife will walk past your room as you bask in the Montana sunshine and enjoy the sounds of nature all around you. Next to the property lies Stanton Lake Trailhead, a simple one-mile hike. You can drive 15 minutes farther and be in Glacier National Park on scenic Highway 2, or go fishing 300 yards from the lodge or in the nearby lakes, where no license is required with park admission (catch and release). So, grab your fishing gear and hiking boots, or relax in a luxurious room where the biggest decision you have to make is which robe to put on. Amenities On-Site: • Treehouse Tent Cocoons, Cabins are smoke-free • Family and accessible rooms with special amenities available • Restaurant, bar, and snack bar on-site with a variety of cuisines available • Free WIFI available in common areas • Free parking • BBQ facilities and garden • Pet-friendly rooms available (The only pet-friendly resort on Hwy 2 between East and West Glacier! $50 non-refundable fee per pet. Requires prior approval based on breed.) • Gift shop Activities On-Site and Nearby: • Live Music (on-site) • Themed dinners (on-site) • Stargazing (on-site) • Coffee houses & breweries • Horseback riding • Boating • Hiking • Rafting • Fishing • Visitor Centers • Museums • Book stores • Golfing • Axe throwing • Ziplining • Helicopter rides
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13951 US Highway 2 E, Essex, MT 59916-9702
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Diane P wrote a review Aug 2021
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I don't mind the shared bathroom but then the price should be more in the hostel range. Directions to the cabins was very poor. Google maps directed us in the opposite direction so it took us 2 hours to find it. But upon mentioning our difficulties the clerk shrugged it off and said it had happened many times before. Maybe that needs to be fixed. Then we had to trek back to the clerk to find out how to access the bathroom. The bathrooms were very cramped which was a bummer since you are bringing all of your toiletries, etc with you and no place to put them. The cabins did not have A/C and were rather hot. The bed mattress was very hard so wasn't able to get much sleep and I limped for two days after. Had to go to the lounge to use WIFI and it was spotty at best. Just wasn't that good of an experience and way overpriced!!
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Date of stay: August 2021
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John F wrote a review Aug 2021
Seattle, Washington1 contribution
Booked what they advertise as cabins and get there to find our cabin is a stinky tent ball suspended in the air between trees. the cords suspending them are like bungee cords and give you motion sickness. we felt sick after being in them for less than 2 minutes. my girlfriend almost puked and only spent a few minutes in there and had to get out. they assured us we would receive a refund. After over 2 months and contacting them over 5 times still trying to get our refund, no luck. That's just bad management and bad business. Every time I contact them they say that a manager will contact me about it and never do. I guess this is their way of ripping hard working people off. I would avoid this place and go with reputable lodging. If this is the new way to do business for them it is totally wrong and unethical in every way. Im not letting this go. Its a matter of principal now and business ethics.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Amy M wrote a review Jul 2021
Portland, Oregon2 contributions
Horrible. We left immediately after seeing the "cocoon." The property includes Clear Sky resort domes (which are much bigger), cabins, and the treehouse cocoons. The cocoons are tiny- nothing like the domes. It's small, hot, and smells like plastic. There isn't enough ventilation, but enough to let in several flies and a wasp, which were circling around the top. It also felt flimsy. There were earplugs at the checkout desk, which doesn't bode well. Highway and train close by. There is no cell reception and we didn't see WiFi (maybe by tavern)? So we kept driving and found a lovely hotel room in Browning.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Lisa T wrote a review Jun 2021
Hattiesburg, Mississippi19 contributions
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The cabin was adorable, convenient to the park, employees were incredibly helpful, s’mores kits, fires, games and allowed our dog ❤️❤️. Truly a gem. FYI- the internet is pretty slow, the tavern is cute but doesn’t have tons of selection and cell service is questionable- truly all of these helped us to just chill and enjoy being together and going with the flow.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: The luxury domes are adorable and a lot of guests raved about them. The deluxe cabin was perfect...
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Abbie D wrote a review Oct 2020
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Staying in Clear Sky Resort was like nothing I've ever experienced. My husband and I stayed here for our anniversary and what a treat it was. The 'domes' are such a unique getaway, but offer all you need to be comfortable during the stay. Equipped with fireplace, swinging chair, bathrooms, and such a comfy bed we were so relaxed. We loved taking a hike in the morning on the nearby trial, and spending the evening looking at the stars. It was such a convenient distance to Glacier National, and surrounding communities. The live music was great, and the staff was so friendly. If you're looking for a beautiful getaway that will give you memories for years to come, look no further than clear sky resorts! Can't wait for our next trip.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Stanton Creek Cabins
Which popular attractions are close to Stanton Creek Cabins?
Nearby attractions include Stanton Lake (2.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Stanton Creek Cabins?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Stanton Creek Cabins?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Stanton Creek Cabins?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are pets allowed at Stanton Creek Cabins?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.