Bitterroot River Bed and Breakfast LLC

501 South Ave , Stevensville, MT 59870 USA (Show map)
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The Bitterroot River B and B is a waterfront retreat located in Montana's scenic Bitterroot Valley. We offer a tranquil country-style setting with on-property access to the River. Lunch and Dinner are available, making this a perfect getaway retreat! The Bitterroot River B and B is also within walking distance of main street Stevensville, which offers art galleries, museums, antiques, groceries, restaurants and other unique shopping and cultural opportunities. For more information visit our website.




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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.6

A 5-Star B&B in the Bitterroot Valley

5 on August 14, 2017

Heather and Kevin are fabulous hosts. This may well have been the finest and most relaxing B&B experience we have ever had. It was amazing how they adopted our 12-year-old grandson and made him part of their farm routine. Their excitement in teaching him how to milk goats and to gather fresh eggs was contagious. Kevin and Heather are both master chefs. Breakfasts are an amazing treat; and the muffins and cookies that are available all day long are irresistible. Bitterroot River Bed and Breakfast is a 5-star experience in a warm and relaxing setting. My family hopes to return many times.

Lewis and Clark Trip July 2014

5 on August 22, 2016

Avec un peu de retard , je voulais dire un petit mot sur ma petite étape du 4 au 5 juillet 2014 dans la magnifique demeure de Kevin et Heather. C'est un peu par hasard que j'avais fait une halte ce 4 juillet à Stevensville , jour de la fête de l'indépendance,sur la route de Lewis et Clark , en vélo . J'y ai reçu un accueil chaleureux et ce fut un réel bonheur de passer un après midi et une magnifique soirée en compagnie de toute la famille et d'un couple de sympathique américain. L'observation des animaux , au coucher du soleil, au fond du jardin ,au bord de la rivière , sous une tonnelle , à vraiment été un moment magique. Et que dire du repas du soir et du petit déjeuner !!! Délicieux. Kevin est vraiment un excellent cuisinier. Les chambres sont vraiment sublimes.. Quel beaux souvenirs!! Et vous savez quoi? J'y retourne dans quelques jours en septembre 2016. A bientôt kevin et Heather , j'arrive.. Jean-Marie Courderot


5 on September 17, 2015

We stayed with Heather and Kevin for an extended period while visiting family in Stevi. It was just like home except for hot coffee outside our door every morning:). We were totally spoiled while at the B & B. The food was out of this world and plentiful. My wife skipped breakfast one morning, she was to full from the previous day:). Heather and Kevin treated us like family only with way better meals:). ¿¿¿¿AWESOME!!!!! And let's not forget fresh cookies in our room every night. Can't say enough good things. We would absolutely stay at this B & B again.

Great Vacation!

5 on July 10, 2015

We stayed for a week in early June 2015 and wished we could have stayed longer. Our room was perfect, from the comfortable bed to the amazing view of the river and mountains from our window! Coffee was brought to our door every morning at our requested time. The breakfasts every morning were not only delicious but were beautifully presented. Kevin and Heather were very knowledgeable about the area and were able to guide us to some of the most beautiful and scenic places! Kevin arranged for us to have a float trip down the river where we were saw bald eagles, deer and moose! Heather found out that I was a quilter and arranged for me to get into a "day" class for a sewing project! We will definitely go back to this beautiful place. Heather and Kevin were most gracious and accommodating to our every need. Although we did not have any special dietary needs, another guest did and they made sure all her needs were met.

I'll be back!

5 on July 10, 2015

Great hosts and great breakfasts. The B&B is gorgeous and comfy. Some of the best scenery in the lower 48 states. I'll be back!

Wonderful retreat!

5 on July 07, 2015

It was a very last minute decision. My husband and I left Spokane early Saturday morning and drove east to Missoula. When we arrived in Missoula, we decided to head south and drive over Lolo Pass. The unexpected highlight of our trip was Bitterroot River B and B. Kevin was so kind and willing to work with our last minute, late plans. We stayed in the Wild Rose room. So beautiful and so comfortable! Gorgeous views, amazing breakfast, fun fellowship! We appreciate you Kevin and Heather. Thanks so very much, Mark and Patti

A Wonderful Weekend Get-A-Way!

5 on February 18, 2015

My boyfriend and I went for Valentine's weekend and we were more than impressed with the presentation and the detail that Kevin and Heather provided for our room, our meals, and everything in between. We went for a get-a-way night and were treated as a king and queen! The bedroom was cozy and comfortable with all the amenities, the dinner was roast beef and potatoes was delectable and they even went out and got a growler of beer for us ready to go!! Before we went out on the town, they had a chocolate fountain going with everything you could imagine to dip into it! I have dietary restrictions and they more than accommodated for me. The breakfast the next morning was absolutely incredible. Pork chops for breakfast? Count me in! We had an amazing time and I won't even begin to describe the view because it is absolutely magical! Thanks Heather and Kevin!!!

The Perfect Weekend Getaway!!

5 on February 04, 2015

We went on a quick weekend trip to the Bitterroot River Bed and Breakfast, and we could not have enjoyed ourselves more! We stayed in the Bitterroot River Room. For our first ever B&B stay, we were treated to the highest standard. The room was very spacious, with a king sized bed and a fireplace. There were cookies on the dresser to greet us, which proves that the little details matter to Kevin and Heather. When we went into the kitchen, Heather had hot apple cider ready to serve. We spent some time getting to know Kevin and Heather and their family. It was absolutely wonderful to get to know people who are so driven and interested in so many of the same things we are excited about. In the morning we were greeted with more deer in the field, and a spectacular breakfast of Stuffed French Toast! Talk about being overly full and completely happy about it! I highly recommend that you make the trip to enjoy the comfort of the rooms, the amazing views, and the fantastic service is that the Bitterroot Bed and Breakfast. Find out for yourself, you won't be sorry!


5 on September 24, 2013

We stayed one night at the Bitterroot Bed and Breakfast and really enjoyed our stay. The room was really nice. We had a view of the mountains off in the distance which made it even better. The breakfast was especially good... Tim is a great cook! Tim and Shelley are very personable and made us feel right at home.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review. We try really hard to serve a high quality and tasty breakfast. Reviews like yours motivate us to try even harder! Hope to see you again soon.

- Tim (innkeeper)

Restful, Serene, and Bucolic

4.6 on September 10, 2013

Tim and Shelley were very hospitable and accommodating. My schedule meant that we needed to have breakfast at 7:15 rather than the usual 8:30. No problem, Tim cheerfully had a lovely breakfast ready at 7:15 each day. Every thing about our stay was superb and we would happily return if our travel plans get us out to the beautiful Bitterroot River Valley. We loved the setting on the river, the facilities, and the camaraderie. I only wished I had time to try a little trout fishing.

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Rooms & Rates

Deluxe King Room with Mountain View

Bitterroot River Room: King size canopy bed with luxurious bedding, Italian wallpaper, fireplace, TV with satellite, amazing views of the Bitterroot River and mountains, 100% cotton spa robes, premium jetted bathtub with marble tub surround and double vanity sinks in bathroom.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $149 - $178

King Room with Mountain View

Wild Rose Room: This spacious room has a great view of the Bitterroot River and Bitterroot Mountains! You can lie back on the king-sized bed and enjoy prime views upstream from the two large southwest facing windows. The Wild Rose room is as rugged and beautiful as the wild roses growing in the Bitterroot Mountains! This room features western decor, handcrafted furniture, and an antique chandelier. The private bathroom is bright and roomy and has a full-sized tub and shower. There is also a wall-mounted flat screen TV. Located on 2nd floor.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $114 - $134

King Room with River View

Lewis and Clark Room: In this room you will find pine log furnishings and an excellent view of the Bitterroot River and the Bitterroot Mountains from the large window at the head of the King sized bed. There is a flat screen TV on the wall with a fully articulating mount. In the private bathroom you will find a full-sized tub and shower and a trout in the sink! Located on 2nd floor.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $104 - $131

Queen Room

Sapphire Queen Room with private bath, wifi, satellite tv. Located upstairs. View of front lawn and fountain.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $95 - $114

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Location Type

Riverside, Countryside, Mountains, Small town


Missoula, MT (MSO) 35 miles

Directions to property:

Going South on Hwy 93 from Missoula. Turn left at the Stevensville cutoff road where there is a traffic light. This will take you to main street. As you are driving down Main Street, turn right on South, just north of the Bitterroot Community Market and across from the NAPA auto store. Drive west towards the mountains. Continue after the road turns to dirt and find the B&B at the end of the road, near the Tamarack street sign.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Ski area, University, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Cottage, Farm

On-site amenities

Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Bike rental, Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Computer, Copier, DVD Player, Desk, Fridge, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Movie library, Outdoor grilling, Parking, Piano, Satellite/Cable TV, Secretarial services, TV, TV Video games, Telephone, Turndown Service, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wi-Fi, iPhone docking station , All rooms have newly-remodeled, private baths, satellite tv,and wifi.

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Radio, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

Check Dates


  • Check In:: 3:00 -8:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only smoking allowed on outdoor, covered porch
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No Advanced notice required, children over age 6
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required By approval. $25 per night fee
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservations require a one-night deposit or 50% deposit for stays of two or more consecutive nights. Balance is due upon arrival. Reservations made within 14 days or less of arrival must be paid in full at time of reservation.
  • Cancellations: If cancellation is received up to 14 days prior to arrival, deposit is returned less $25 administrative fee. For cancellation and changes 13 days or less prior to arrival, reservation is non-refundable. Cancellations less than 48 hours or no shows will be charged full reservation amount. No refunds for early departure.



Kevin and Heather Thurs

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs , Horse

About the innkeepers

After 25 years of working in the big cities, we began our Montana adventure! We love everything about Montana; amazing scenery, captivating wildlife, and the relaxing hospitality. Montana has all of the great sex appeal of the wild west with all of the modern conveniences! Our favorite activity is relaxing on the porch while the moose grazes along the riverbank of the inn, as the sun sets behind the mountain peaks, creating magic in the Big Sky! The Big Sky at night, is breathtaking!

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  • Time Served: 8:30 am (flexible)
  • Serving Location: , Dining Room, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Special request are always welcome.

Signature Dish

Rhubarb Coffee Cake
Our homemade rhubarb coffee cake is cooked using rhubarb that is grown on the premises. It is a sweet and moist cake with chopped walnuts to enhance the flavor and acented by the subtle tartness of the rhubarb. Served warm with our full breakfasts, it is delicious!