Top 15 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Lake McDonald, Montana - Updated 2021

airbnb Lake-McDonald MT

If you’re a lover of the great outdoors, you’ll be in heaven in this delightful corner of Montana that features pristine lakes and stunning mountains. Glacier National Park is just one of the natural wonders that await those lucky enough to go exploring. And these superb Airbnb vacation rentals make excellent bases to suit all types of travelers - from solo adventurers and couples eager for a romantic break to large families and even bigger groups. Check out the top 15 Airbnb vacation rentals in Lake McDonald, Montana!

1. Gladsheim cabin in Glacier (from USD 550)

Located just a stone’s throw from Lake McDonald, amid the beautiful mountain landscape, this two-bedroom cottage would make a great option for a family or group of friends eager to explore this corner of Montana. Conveniently located near hiking trails and Mount Brown, this property is a great bolthole from which to escape the rat race. Indeed, there’s neither TV nor WiFi access to let the cares of daily life distract you during your stay. However, while the rental may be lacking digital tech, it still comes with a range of home comforts, including kitchen and dishwasher. There’s also free on-site parking. This spacious cabin is also smartly decorated, with nice wooden touches throughout.

Gladsheim cabin in Glacier
West Glacier, Montana, United States
32 reviews
Entire guesthouse 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
it is quiet well kept and very clean
the kitchen was super nice and the whole place was so clean and welcoming
it was extremely clean when we arrived and had plenty of space for 4 people and a baby
aidan's cabin is great it was spacious and clean
ideally situated in glacier it was clean and easy to feel comfortable
aidan was a perfect host
great cabin and wonderful host
an amazing cabin and an amazing host
comfortable bedding great hosts
aidan was the best host and her cabin was fantastic
the location was perfect
super lovely and convenient location
great cabin in a wonderful location
the location puts yo close to some of the best hiking in the park
great cabin great location would definitely stay here again
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2. Luxurious home with a hot tub and a pool table (from USD 1575)

Relax and unwind in style in this holiday home and its one-acre (0.4-hectare) grounds, which boasts of everything nice like outside hammocks and a hot tub. This beautiful, modern four-bedroom property is ideal for a large family. It has no fewer than six beds and can easily sleep up to nine people, with options for more, if needed. What’s more, its location within Glacier National Park means those planning to enjoy some of the area’s outdoor activities will find themselves right in the thick of its natural charms. And, after a busy but rewarding day enjoying nature, the home’s pool table and TV will be ideal for a little family entertainment. There’s also a full kitchen for whipping up family meals.

Luxury Home IN Glacier with Hot Tub & Pool Table!
West Glacier, Montana, United States
6 reviews
Entire house 6 Beds 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
incredible memories & friendships were made as well as one of a kind adventures
the location is superb -- walking distance to lake mcdonald and perfectly secluded within glacier national park
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3. Boathouse on Lake McDonald

Wake up to views of pristine glacial waters with a stay in this boathouse, which is located right next to Lake McDonald inside Glacier National Park. This smartly decorated house features two bedrooms and can sleep up to four people, making it a perfect holiday hideaway for a couple or small family. The smartly decorated interior includes a kitchen, double and twin bedrooms, TV and WiFi internet access. The latter will come in handy for uploading beautiful snapshots of the lake waters. There is also free on-site parking, so getting to or from the front door will pose little difficulty. There’s also a small porch balcony for soaking up that country air.

Boathouse Lake Mcdonald
West Glacier, Montana, United States
4 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
very good host- was flexible with us when mother nature changed everyone's plans
great place on the lake and in the park
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4. A luxury house in the middle of nature (from USD 999)

Nothing beats the beauty of nature and if you book this luxury house, you get to see the wilderness and lush landscape all around you. Perching between Glacier National Park and Bob Marshall Wilderness, the house features four bedrooms and has enough space for up to twelve people. From the large windows you can soak up the natural light in the morning. Walk out onto the covered porch and patio at night and enjoy a glass of wine to keep you relaxed. Snuggle in the leather couch in the living room and watch the TV before going to sleep. You are also free to use the treadmill to stay in shape. A pool table is available to keep you entertained.

Snowmoon Ranch
West Glacier, Montana, United States
7 reviews
Entire house 6 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
beautiful house great location albeit a bit isolated on top of a hill
if you’re going to glacier this place is the perfect location with everything you could ever need
you can't beat the proximity to the park and the views from the house are wonderful
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5. A comfortable chalet (from USD 357)

Unwind in this comfortable chalet and admire the views of the mountain every day for as long as you stay. The chalet is equipped with all modern home essentials and can accommodate up to six people. Inside the chalet, you can find three spacious bedrooms along with a living area that features luxurious couches and carpeted floors, a well equipped kitchen and one bathroom. If you feel like enjoying outdoor dining, you can grill some meats using the gas grill. The deck makes a perfect spot to relax and absorb the serenity.

Going to the Sun Chalet D/Gateway Chalet
West Glacier, Montana, United States
37 reviews
Entire chalet 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were very comfortable and we loved the large deck overlooking the mountains
it had a great view of a mountain and was really comfortable
be sure to bring your own coffee filters laundry soap and cleaning products
very comfortable house with plenty of room for our family of six
the house was beautiful and clean
house was very clean
the chalet is clean enough for us and we had a good rest
the house was very clean
it was clean and had nearly all necessary kitchen items
host was extremely helpful and made pack and play available along with a few children's books
lindsey was very responsive to all my questions and issues
great location just outside the park
this was a great location being close to the park
great location near entrance to park
very nice spot with a great location
we loved the proximity to the park and the spacious property
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6. A cozy lodge (from USD 515)

Book the entire lodge if you travel with a large group of people as it provides plenty of space for ten people. There are many types of beds available, including queen beds, bunk beds and couches in the living room. Light the fireplace if you want to keep yourself warm during colder nights and make yourself a cup of hot chocolate. Other facilities you can enjoy include two bathrooms and essentials.

The Tucker Lodge - 2.5 miles from Glacier Park
West Glacier, Montana, United States
Entire house 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
the hosts were fantastic to deal with
pet friendly highly recommended to anyone
the location and property are beautiful
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7. Natural beauty and modern comforts abound right near Glacier National Park

Fancy an outdoor barbecue with friends or a hearty meal indoors while enjoying some beautiful mountain vistas? Then this property in Flathead County is perfect for you. The rental is quite literally a room with a view. It has an open plan kitchen and dining area. Its outside upper balcony will make a superb setting to unwind while tucking into a slap-up-meal with your family or friends. This modern property boasts of three bedrooms that can accommodate up to eight guests. It comes with a classic wooden rocking chair for lounging in while drinking on the balcony. It also comes with a host of home comforts, including air conditioning, cable TV, WiFi, and laundry facilities.

Natural beauty & modern comforts abound right near Glacier National Park!
Entire house 4 Beds

8. chalets with beautiful mountain views, close to Glacier National Park

Planning on bringing a big group or extended family on your memorable Montana adventure? This Airbnb may very well be the option for you. These are three chalets located side-by-side. The property can accommodate up to 20 people between its seven different bedrooms. So whether your party is made up of families, couples or a combination of both, there’ll be the perfect arrangement to suit. The property is located at the same Flathead County location as number seven on this list. The Airbnb features beautiful mountain views and the same great mix of home comforts. Its position also makes it a great base for exploring Glacier National Park.

Three chalets w/ beautiful mountain views, 1 mile from Glacier National Park!
Entire house 11 Beds

9. separate chalets ideal for large groups, close to Glacier National Park

If you thought the previous entry on this list could handle large groups, then you ain’t seen nothing yet! This colossal Airbnb option is spread between no fewer than five chalets at the same Flathead County site – boasting of an accommodation for up to a whopping 34 people between its 13 bedrooms. Naturally, these delightful modern wood chalets – which are split across two floors – are located in the same beautiful setting as the previous two entries on this list. The property features many of the same impressive design touches and modern conveniences as the two previous entries.

Five separate chalets, perfect for large groups, close to Glacier National Park!
Entire house 18 Beds

10. Holiday home just 10 miles (16 km) from West Glacier National Park

Conveniently located for quick car access to the West Glacier entrance of Glacier National Park, this holiday home in Hungry Horse is another great option for those who wish to be close to natural wonders while also enjoying good road links. The property comes with three bedrooms and is positioned within a peaceful wooded area, making it a good choice for a family seeking a peaceful Montana vacation. It also comes with a kitchen, wireless internet access, TV, and laundry facilities, so you and your loved ones will feel right at home during your stay.

10 Miles/Minutes to West Glacier National Park
Vacation home 3 Beds

11. River Bend cottage on the 18th hole in West Glacier

Whatever your outdoor activity plans – be they hiking in the beautiful Glacier Park or something more leisurely like a round of golf or two — you’ll be impressed with this cottage accommodation. The spacious and tastefully decorated interior contains two bedrooms that can sleep up to eight guests. It is well-equipped with home comforts, including full kitchen, air conditioning, and a dishwasher. The hosts have also stocked it with an array of books and games for whiling away the time during a quiet evening. There are also maps, which can be handy in locating hiking and biking trails. And, as the title states, the cottage looks out on the 18th hole of a golf course. As such, fans of the sport can easily enjoy a round or two of golf.

River Bend Cottage on 18th hole in West Glacier
22 reviews
Entire cottage 5 Beds

12. Cozy chalet with beautiful mountain views, close to Glacier National Park

This three-bedroom property in Flathead County is a great option for families or friends who wish to be right on top of Glacier National Park during their Montana adventure. The chalet can sleep up to eight people at a push. It also enjoys some lovely mountain views from its outside deck area, making it a great place to unwind after a busy day of outdoor fun. The rental is just a mile (1.6 km) from the national park and its many outdoor pursuits. It is also not far from West Glacier and its local restaurants and grocery store – perfect for eating options whether you prefer to dine out or cook up something in the cottage’s kitchen or on the barbecue. Those who fancy a little skiing can go to Whitefish Mountain Resort, which is just 24 miles (38.6 km) away.

Cozy chalet w/ beautiful mountain views, 1 mile from Glacier National Park!
Entire house 5 Beds

13. Deluxe cabin near Glacier Park

Relax in rustic comfort and marvel at deer, elk, and other passing wildlife during a stay in this cabin near Glacier Park in Coram. The one-bedroom property, which is ideal for a solo traveler or couple, can actually accommodate up to four guests, thanks to its added queen-size futon – making it an option for a small family, too. It comes complete with kitchen facilities as well a barbecue grill on the patio, TV, DVD player, and a large array of movie titles for those rainy days. There’s even a fire pit outside for relaxing in comfort in the open air where you can take in the wooded charms of the area. West Glacier Park is just six miles away, so you won’t have to travel far to enjoy its spectacular sight.

Deluxe Cabin near Glacier Park
Coram, Montana, United States
62 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

14. A historic house close to Glacier National Park

Situated only minutes away from Glacier National Park, this house was built in 1932 and has been fully renovated, while still maintaining the old charm. The house provides a peaceful atmosphere to those who are looking to connect with nature. Facilities you can find inside the house include three bedrooms for six people, one bathroom, an indoor fireplace and essentials. To relax at night, pour a glass of wine, recline on the comfortable chair next to the fireplace and just enjoy the moment.

Historic Home Minutes from Glacier National Park
West Glacier, Montana, United States
30 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

15. A traditional Montana log cabin

Have a retreat in nature as you stay at this traditional log cabin that provides a rustic ambiance and tranquil atmosphere. Wake up and sleep to the quietness of the forest that surrounds you and marvel at the views of Middle Fork River and Glacier National Park that are only a few steps away from the cabin. The cabin comes with two spacious bedrooms for four people. In addition, you can also enjoy other facilities such as a bathroom, an indoor fireplace to keep you warm at night and essentials.

The Cabin at West Glacier
West Glacier, Montana, United States
11 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
it is just as pictured very beautiful and clean cabin
a clean and nice place to stay for a trip to the glacier national park
jj was an excellent host and provided quick responses to all of our questions
jj was a great host
jj was super responsive to questions and communicative about check in and check out procedures
beautiful cabin with great location right outside the park
some others mentioned the proximity to rv park but we found it perfectly located
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So many stunning settings

You’re sure to find the ideal accommodation for your memorable Montana adventure in any of the Airbnbs mentioned here. With all of them offering beautiful vistas and impressive features, the only problem you’re likely to face is choosing a favorite from among such great options before you book.

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