Red Lion Inn, MacKenzie River Pizza Open in Polson

By Beacon Staff

The new Red Lion Inn & Suites has opened in Polson, along with an adjacent MacKenzie River Pizza Co. restaurant.

The new three-story hotel on Ridgewater Drive offers 80 rooms, an indoor pool and large meeting rooms. The site will include 3,000 square feet of meeting space for conventions and special events, as well as community gatherings.

The new hotel was built over the last seven months in the Ridgewater Subdivision near the Mission Valley Aquatics Center and across from WalMart.

MacKenzie River opened its new restaurant next to the hotel. It is the latest site to open in Montana, following the addition of new restaurants in Kalispell and Missoula.

The company now has 14 restaurant across Montana, three in Idaho, two in Indiana, three in Washington and one in North Dakota. MacKenzie River is headquartered in Whitefish and managed by the Glacier Restaurant Group.

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