Pursuit's Safety Promise is our commitment to the safety and well-being of our guests and staff. Through this program, we will ensure that everyone feels safe at our experiences so that the power of our places can shine through.

Our cancelation policy is more flexible than ever allowing you to cancel your trip up to 3 days before it begins.

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Quiet comfort on the shores of Lake McDonald in the heart of Glacier National Park

Located 10 miles inside Glacier National Park’s west entrance on the Going-to-the-Sun Road, Motel Lake McDonald is nestled quaintly near the shores of the largest lake inside the park. The guest rooms are rustic and comfortable, featuring modest amenities and a unique lodging experience inside the park.

Following Montana's statewide mandatory mask use ordinance, effective immediately all guests will be required to wear a mask or face covering when in common or indoor public spaces at Motel Lake McDonald. With safety as our utmost concern, we will continue to execute rigorous cleaning and social distancing protocols and are working with local health authorities to ensure the well-being of our staff, guests and surrounding community.

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Rates and dates for 2021 & 2022 available

2021 Dates: June 4 – September 12
2022 Dates: June 3 – September 11
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Rooms & Rates

Motel Single

This modest motel room features a private bathroom, one double bed and an exterior entrance. Wi-Fi is available in the main office.

One double bed
Exterior entrance


Starting from
$165/ night
Motel Double

This modest motel room features a private bathroom, two double beds and an exterior entrance. Wi-Fi is available in the main office.

Two double beds
Exterior entrance


Starting from
$165/ night
ADA Accessible King

This spacious ADA accessible room features one King bed and adheres to all ADA hotel standards. The room is located on the first floor near the main office.

One king bed
First floor location
Roll-in accessible shower

Starting from
$165/ night

Safety Promise at Motel Lake McDonald

Ensure adequate physical distancing
  • Help ensure everyone flows through our spaces appropriately—particularly at the front desk and in lobby spaces.
  • Apply Plexiglass barriers and express check-outs wherever possible.
Heightened hygiene & sanitation protocols
  • Extra-stringent room cleaning protocols between each guest stay.
  • Staff will not enter guest rooms during stay unless requested.
  • All guests will be offered disinfecting wipes or similar cleaning supplies.
Rigourous staff training & communications
  • Staff trained to ensure everyone’s safety & well-being.
  • Ongoing collaboration with regional partners & experts.
Peace of Mind
Peace of Mind:
Taking a positive approach
  • We've implemented these strategies so you can relax and be inspired by the spectacular Glacier Park.


Nearby dining at
Lake McDonald Lodge

Boat tours & lake
activities nearby

Located on the
Going-to-the-Sun Road

National Park Service Shuttle
Stop at Lake McDonald Lodge

Relax on the shores of Lake McDonald

The largest lake in Glacier National Park, Lake McDonald offers guests a picturesque setting and iconic location. Motel guests can venture to the lake, just steps from their room, and enjoy pure relaxation.

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Questions? Contact our Local Experts

A member of our team will respond within 24 hours (weekdays) and 48 hours (weekends).

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