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1700 Front Street, Fort Benton, MT 59442
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Pioneer Lodge
Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Fort Benton
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1. air con stopped working 2. water heater stopped working 3. after cleaning one day they left our room unlocked 4. it is run by susie "it is not my problem" worker/manager/owner 5. no phones and no wifi

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Syager46, Manager at Pioneer Lodge, responded to this review

I am sorry that your MONTH long stay was so bad for you. We have wifi in the lobby, but do not pay for it in the upstairs apartments and sometimes the apple/mac products have trouble connecting, but we do have 2 servers. When your a/c went out, the unit was replaced with a new one, and that was the... More

Asheville, North Carolina, Usa
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119 reviews 119 reviews
72 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Decent place to stay, clean, nothing fancy. Coffee, juice and cheap cinnamon rolls for breakfast. The rooms are unusual in that only one room on the ground level has a window onto the outside. The rest have a window onto the interior hallway. We had the one ground level room with a window, room # 9. It was actually an... More

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Kalispell, Montana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

So friendly. Susie made all of us feel right at home. Our lab was able to travel with us along with our friends & their dog. We were so thrilled to be in the Shep room. We were impressed with how clean & fresh smelling, especially for a pet room. The comforters & blankets were like new. A bonus was... More

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Pioneer L, Manager at Pioneer Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks, Barb who loves 2kayak and that dude you were with and those other, too! What a fun group you were and so relaxed to even wait out the weather before your trip. It is always a pleasure to visit with people staying here and you guys were the best! Hope to see you again. More

Jackson
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Nice property. Great hosts. We love the interior room. No outside noise (not that that's likely) and no early morning sun. Great view of The Missouri River out the lobby window (right outside our room. Comfy bed. Plush towels (yea!). Excellent price. A winner.

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Lewistown, Montana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I had a reservation here because they said they were pet friendly. I tried to increase the number of beds in my room and the owner called me back and asked what kind of dogs I had. I have labs who are well behaved and friendly and she said "Honey, I won't allow labs in my best rooms." Her attitude... More

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Pioneer L, Owner at Pioneer Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate the opportunity to respond to your concerns. We're sorry to hear you're disappointed in your interaction with us. We always strive to treat each of our valued customers with the respect they deserve. We do pride ourselves on being pet friendly and would be happy to have you and your labs in our hotel. However, out of respect... More

West Alton, Missouri
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

What a great time we had at the Pioneer Lodge! My husband and I enjoyed it so much we stayed an extra night. I am hoping at some point we can go back just to visit our friend, Susie! It is for sure a very friendly place and they make you right at home !! Loved the 2 little dogs... More

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Felton, California
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17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The Pioneer Hotel is a historical building that has a lot of potential and is registered nationally. On the positive side, the location is excellent (right across from the river and an interpretive walk), the towels were surprisingly fluffy, the room was quiet and the bed was relatively comfortable. Those are all important things. However, first impressions are key and... More

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Syager46, Manager at Pioneer Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and I apologize for your impressions. Your visit and feelings do not seem to represent the majority of our first-time guests and the many who continue to return, bringing friends and recommending us to others. My office is home to several businesses and some days are busier than others. Our lobby has magazines on... More

Bozeman, Montana
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8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

I traveled extensively in my job and I can say the Pioneer Lodge is one of the most friendly places I have experienced. The rooms are modest but nice and clean. The rates are very reasonable. The location is right across the street from the Missouri River and centrally located to the historical landmarks. I look forward to returning with... More

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Syager46, Manager at Pioneer Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks, Bob and we look forward to your return: whether with your wife and that would be great, or again next year for the Bob Cat Scramble! Thanks for staying with us here at the Pioneer Lodge. More

Leavenworth, Washington
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We spent two nights here before and after our week long canoe trip on the Upper Missouri. We had 23 people in our group, and I think we pretty much filled up the place. The place feels a little cluttered, but the rooms are clean (no windows) but the owners were helpful and very accomodating of our large group. And... More

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Joliet, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

We go to Fort Benton a few times a year to visit our son, his wife, and 3 grand kids. They also have - cats - which my wife is very alergic to, so we make a 500 plus mile round trip, or stay somewhere else. This trip we stayed at the Pioneer Lodge. We planned for 1 nite, stayed... More

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Address: 1700 Front Street, Fort Benton, MT 59442
Location: United States > Montana > Fort Benton
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The historic Pioneer Lodge is located in downtown Fort Benton across the street from the flowing Missouri River. We have 10 beautifully appointed rooms in comfortable homey decor, feeling like a glorified bed and breakfast. Each room has its own theme and unique decorations to depict the history of our area here in Central Montana. On location we have free wifi in all rooms and the spacious lobby, continental breakfast each morning, and all restaurants and shops are within walking distance. We have guest laundry facilities. We pride ourselves in excellent customer service with a relaxing home away from home attitude. Just ask all those who have stayed here and continue to return year after year. We are open year round. ... more   less 
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