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Featured Motels in Columbia Falls

Travel Inn - Glacier National Park
2 out of 5
7336 US Highway 2 E, Columbia Falls, MT
The price is $55 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26

Situated in Columbia Falls, this motel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Big Sky Waterpark and 2.5 mi (4 km) from House of Mystery and Montana Vortex. Amazing Fun Center ...

4.1/5Very Good! (788 reviews)

"Large room with two beds floor was clean and quiet"…"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Travel Inn - Glacier National Park
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Meadow Lake Resort

Meadow Lake Resort

3.5 out of 5
100 Saint Andrews Dr, Columbia Falls, MT
The price is $66 per night from Nov 23 to Nov 24
4.4/5Wonderful! (881 reviews)

"Very pleased with our stay here! This is an older nice resort with super cozy rooms and gorgeous scenery right on a golf course. Very safe. We would stay here again!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Meadow Lake Resort
Travel Inn - Glacier National Park

Travel Inn - Glacier National Park

2 out of 5
7336 US Highway 2 E, Columbia Falls, MT
The price is $55 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.1/5Very Good! (788 reviews)

"Large room with two beds floor was clean and quiet"…"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Travel Inn - Glacier National Park
Cedar Creek Lodge and Conference Center

Cedar Creek Lodge and Conference Center

3.5 out of 5
930 Second Avenue West, Columbia Falls, MT
The price is $90 per night from Nov 16 to Nov 17
4.7/5Exceptional! (571 reviews)

"We were greeted by Karen when we arrived for check in. Karen was FANTASTIC! She was very knowledgeable about the area. We asked a lot of questions (sorry, Karen! Haha) but Karen answered all of our questions without getting frustrated. The things she didn’t know off the top of her head, she quickly ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Cedar Creek Lodge and Conference Center
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Columbia Falls Motels for the Frugal Traveler

In the larger Whitefish area, there are 14 inexpensive motels among more than 856 hotels and other lodging choices. When you pick one of these cheaper accommodations, you might not have many of the amenities found in a traditional hotel but you'll save more money for your trip.

When you save on your room price, you can enjoy more of the attractions in Columbia Falls. Not-to-be-missed sights include Glacier National Park in Columbia Falls, as well as Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort and Lake McDonald in the area.

Fun fact: Motels became more prevalent in the U.S. at the end of the 1940s with the popularity of car travel and road trips, peaking in the 1960s with over 60,000 properties. When you stay at a motel property, you'll usually access your room from an outside corridor overlooking the parking lot.

Below you'll find some of our customers' top motels to book in the larger area:

Travel Inn

  • If driving, you'll be within 18 minutes of Glacier National Park.
  • Enjoy access to the picnic area, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

Mini Golden Inns Motel

  • Laundry facilities along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.
  • Central Columbia Falls is 5.7 mi (9.2 km) away

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Kalispell

  • Enjoy access to the indoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.
  • Located 12.4 mi (20 km) from the heart of Columbia Falls

Cheap Sleep Motel

  • Central Columbia Falls is 7.2 mi (11.6 km) away
  • An outdoor pool along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.

Chalet Motel Whitefish

  • 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from the heart of Columbia Falls
  • Enjoy the in-room flat-screen TV, and freebies including breakfast and parking.

Things to Do in Columbia Falls

Visitors to Columbia Falls speak highly of the glaciers and parks. As you're sightseeing around the area, be sure to enjoy all there is to see and do.

Here are favorite places in and around Columbia Falls:

  • Glacier National Park
  • Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort
  • Lake McDonald

Enjoy nature with a stop at:

  • Spoon Lake
  • Flathead National Forest

These are some attractions the whole family can enjoy:

  • House of Mystery and Montana Vortex
  • Big Sky Waterpark

Columbia Falls is also popular for its:

  • Golfing
  • Tours
  • Horseback riding

Best Time to Visit Columbia Falls

Decide when you'd like to visit Columbia Falls by looking over these seasonal weather details:
  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 51° F and nighttime temperatures average 15° F
  • April-June: 76° F is the daytime average and 29° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 84° F and nighttime averages are around 33° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 63° F during the day and 14° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 17.01 inches in a year

How to Get to Columbia Falls and Around the Area

Columbia Falls Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Kalispell, MT (FCA-Glacier Park Intl.) Airport 5.6 mi (9 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Columbia Falls?
When you save on your room price, you can enjoy all that Columbia Falls has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Glacier National Park in Columbia Falls, as well as Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort and Lake McDonald in the area.
What is a motel?
When you stay at a motel, you’re likely to find an outdoor pool and a free parking spot. With a stay at a motel, you’ll often have access to your room from an outside corridor overlooking the parking lot. Starting in the early 1950s, colorful neon signs were used as beacons for tired families on road trips, and examples today can still be seen along historic U.S. Route 66.
What are the best motels in Columbia Falls?
Here are some of our customers’ top motels to choose from in the larger area. Travel Inn - Glacier National Park: If driving, you’ll be within 18 minutes of Glacier National Park. Enjoy access to the picnic area, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Motel 6 Kalispell, MT: An outdoor pool and free WiFi are available during your stay, along with room amenities like climate control. Central Columbia Falls is 14.3 mi (23 km) away. Mini Golden Inns Motel: Enjoy access to the laundry facilities, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking. Located 5.7 mi (9.2 km) from the heart of Columbia Falls. Clear Sky Resort: Central Columbia Falls is 21.4 mi (34.5 km) away. A restaurant and a bar are available during your stay, along with room amenities like free toiletries. Inn at Whitefish: 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from the heart of Columbia Falls. Enjoy access to the business center, and freebies including WiFi, parking, and a ski shuttle.
What can I do in Columbia Falls?
While you’re sightseeing in the area, be sure to enjoy its stunning glacier views and beautiful parks. Favorite places in and around Columbia Falls include Glacier National Park, Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort, and Lake McDonald. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Waterton Glacier International Peace Park, Flathead National Forest, and Spoon Lake. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: Big Sky Waterpark, House of Mystery and Montana Vortex, and Glacier Lanes and Casino. While you’re checking out the area, consider visiting Flathead Lake Winery, Amazing Fun Center, and Frank Lloyd Wright Building.
What's the seasonal weather like in Columbia Falls?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so we’ve gathered some data about year-round temperatures in Columbia Falls to help you plan yours. The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 60°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 26°F. The snowiest months in Columbia Falls are February, January, March, and December, with each month seeing an average of 15 inches of snowfall.
What are my options for getting around Columbia Falls when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about getting around Columbia Falls to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Glacier Park Intl. Airport (FCA), which is located 5.6 mi (9 km) away from the city center. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.