brownieshostel (@) 1020 Hwy 49, E. Glacier Park

Welcome to East Glacier!

Brownies is a charming, rustic hostel, bakery, deli, café, and general store
at the eastern gateway to Glacier National Park.

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Brownies is a friendly, rustic hostel that provides affordable lodging at the eastern gateway to Glacier National Park.

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Majestic glaciers, rushing streams, 10,000-foot mountains, tumbling waterfalls, and abundant wildlife make Glacier National Park a unique wilderness and natural history experience.

Just 8 miles from the Two Medicine entrance to the park (and 5 blocks from the East Glacier Amtrak station) you’ll find Brownies Hostel and Bakery waiting to welcome you.

We’re open early May through October 1, weather permitting

Brownies is proud to be Montana’s only Hostelling International location


Welcome to Brownies, our quaint, rustic hostel in East Glacier Park.
Come to rest after a day of exploring the park, make some new friends, and enjoy the splendid views of the Rockies from our front porch.


Book your stay


Brownies Bakery offers delicious home-baked bread and pastries, and much more:


  • Hot & cold espresso drinks
  • Custom cakes, cupcakes & pies
  • Special-occasion dessert buffets
See what’s baking


The Brownies Deli offers


  • Custom deli sandwiches
  • Hot pizzas
  • Fresh wraps
  • Ice cream, milkshakes, sundaes
Check out the deli

Discover Our Neck of the Woods...

Glacier National Park, MT

Friends of Fat Boy

Our nonprofit, Friends of Fat Boy, benefits local animals in honor of our favorite citizen. Fat Boy (a/k/a Stinky) was a one-of-a-kind Karelian bear dog who was our friend, protector, and unofficial ambassador, befriending visitors from around the world.

Don’t forget to check out our Dog Tales, stories of some of the many animals benefitted by Friends of Fat Boy.

You can help!

General Store

Our friendly staff at Brownies has stocked the shelves with provisions, and the general store provides:


  • Package pickup for CDT (Continental Divide Trail) hikers.
  • Bicycle & luggage storage
  • Laundromat & hot showers next door!
Check out our store

Whistle Stop Restaurant

Offering hearty fare in a picturesque setting next door to Brownies:

  •   Delicious gourmet omelets
  •   World-famous huckleberry French toast
  •   Falling-off-the-bone BBQ ribs
  •   Decadent desserts
  •   & much more!
See the menu

Whistle Stop Restaurant

Visit our sister restaurant during your stay!

Try the famous Huckleberry Stuffed French Toast!

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East Glacier Park Montana

Your gateway to the park.
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Brownies Hostel provides affordable lodging at the gateway to Glacier National Park.

Montana’s only Hostelling International location

  • affordable rustic lodging upstairs
  • bakery, deli, café, and general store downstairs
  • laundromat and hot showers next door
  • friendly staff to help make your visit memorable