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Dude Rancher Lodge

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415 North 29th Street, Billings, MT 59101
1 room 1 adult
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Helena, Montana
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262 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family has stayed here often for the past 48 years, because it has always been the best motel in Billings (and offers a unique, comfortable experience). Most recently, we stayed here in late January. The basics were indeed as good as always: the unique, traditional Western decor ranging from the courtyard, to the lobby to the rooms. We especially... More 

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Todd G, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest, you have given us the highest compliment possible by giving us your repeat business and loyalty. We appreciate your business and your feedback. I have personally taken these two issues up with the appropriate departments and am confident we have resolved this. We are also doing some follow up training and elevated quality control... More 

Cut Bank, MT
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156 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've wanted to stay here since watching the Hotel Impossible episode on this Motel! It was fun, the beds super comfy, rooms clean and nice to see how the motel was keeping up - really great service (we had issues with noisy neighbors all night and the staff promptly moved us to a different room for second night). We will... More 

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Todd G, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks, Bonnie for reviewing us here, we can't wait for your return either. So pleased you enjoyed your stay so much. More 

Paola
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46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice sized rooms. Very quiet--barely heard hall being vacuumed! Welcoming staff at front desk. Yellow cab at Lodge's expense for airport shuttle. On the Historic Registry, yet up-to-date with room amenities. Restaurant attached to lodge. Great price for this night's stay.

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Todd G, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Thank You Jeanette for taking the time to like us here! We are so pleased you had such a pleasurable stay with us. Please come back and see us again soon. More 

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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

I took a group of students to Billings for a concert. Dude Rancher was recommended, as it is close to the theatre. The staff was most helpful, treated my students well. Breakfast is not complimentary. It's great, but not complimentary. The management provided front door bus parking, which was wonderful.

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Todd G, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Brenda for taking the time to write us a review during this busy holiday season! We loved having the choir here, please come back again soon. More 

Sheridan, Wyoming
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32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

I stay here often when I need to be in Downtown Billings. It's within walking distance of Yellowstone Art Museum. It's an old motel, but Clean & updated & is usually one of the least expensive stays in town. Most rooms have a microwave and fridge, and jetted tub. Friendly staff!

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Todd G, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Sonja for taking the time to write us a review and we really appreciate the return business also! We do take pride in our Western Hospitality. We can't wait to have you back. More 

Hope Mills, North Carolina
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55 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

This motel is a very old motel and it has the nostalgia of the old motels. The rooms have been updated and they are very comfortable. The service is great and the location is right down town so it is very convenient to walking everywhere. There are numerous restaurants and all kinds of things to see within walking distance. There... More 

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Todd G, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Gary for your glowing review! We are so glad you had such a good time while here. We hope you will come visit again soon! More 

ehingen
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251 reviews
70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

this little hotel\motel is a little bit funny but nice. good parking, friendly staff, rooms not really big but ok and clean. location is ok. breakfast $ 10 and ok. not a lot to do and to see in billings. for dinner go to jake's steakhaouse and bar. good atmosphere, a lot of draught beers ( 1 pint $ 4,50)... More 

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Todd G, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Hawaii13 for sharing your review here. I am glad you had such a good time but disappointed because it could have been GREAT! Our front desk staff is on duty 24 hours a day and bursting with information about Billings and the fun you can have here. For example within a 4 block radius you could visit; The... More 

Cody, Wyoming
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21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We stayed here overnight so we could be close to the airport for our VERY early departure at 6:30 AM (had to be at airport at 4 AM!). We were able to leave our car there for 7 days - NO FEE - and the room was VERY reasonable and comfortable! We only paid $75! The bed was VERY comfortable... More 

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Todd G, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Coppergirl! :) Thanks for your business and thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are so pleased you had such a wonderful time here and hope you come see us again soon. Next time perhaps you will have time for our famous breakfast! More 

Kennewick, United States
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Our first room (though marked "non-smoking") hit us with a wall of smoke when we opened the door. We asked for (and were promptly and kindly given) another room and it was fine. The mattress was extremely soft (not in a good way) and my husband and I both rolled right to the center of the bed. Cozy, yes, but... More 

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Todd G, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience here and for giving us your business. I am surprised you did not enjoy the mattress as most people say they love them!! Our mattresses are new European Pillow Tops. All of our rooms are non smoking rooms and smoking in the room is grounds for dismissal as a guest of our establishment. We... More 

Sacramento, California
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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Slightly shabby around the edges, but fun c. 1950s-1970s ranch decor and nice staff. Room amenities are as advertised; room comfortable. Full hot breakfast in their cafe included. It's also centrally located--including six minute walk to Montana Brewing Company, which is an awesome place. And downtown Billings was a nice surprise: beautiful old architecture.

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Thank Carolyn S
Todd G, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

So glad you had a good time here, Carolyn, and thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are continuously restoring and renovating and so that will be fun to see with your next visit or you may like to try a Signature Room next time you are with us. We appreciate having you as our... More 

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