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BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   835 Great Northern Blvd, Helena, MT 59601
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Michael S Clancy, Montana, United States
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Clancy, Montana, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our daughter and new son-in-law chose the Great Northern for their wedding reception. We were exceedingly impressed with the quality of the accommodations, breakfast, ballroom and banquet. The staff was friendly, responsive and accommodating. Many of our extended family and friends also remarked on the high standards they experienced at the Great Northern. We will be back!

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Marti B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Michael S - thank you for your great review! We are pleased to be able to offer a wide range of services here at the Great Northern, from weddings to conventions - it is our pleasure to put our best foot forward everyday to exceed our guest expectations. Marti Bara, General Manager More

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our stay at the Helena Best Western Premier started out a little rough but ended on a good note! If you are not familiar with the area at all - GPS is your friend. After a trying to find the hotel for quite awhile and was about to give up - we spotted it!! The staff was very friendly and... More

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Marti B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Dear CorvetteTraveler - we are tucked in the downtown area away from those large pylon signs that are traditional to hotels. You certainly were able to take advantage of the Town Center. Great options for dining, of course, ice cream and then Centennial Park that is adjacent to the Town Center. Centennial Park has really continued to grow, offering a... More

Tacoma, Washington
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I wish there were higher than excellent marks I could give this hotel for sleep quality. The rooms, even by the elevators are silent at night. In addition, it is easy walking distance to Carroll College and downtown. Parking is easy. It is immaculate. And every single person that works there is eager to please. The young man behind the... More

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Marti B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

thescold40 - Wonderful compliments about the Great Northern Hotel! You touch on many highlights we hope our guests will appreciate. From clean, well cared for rooms to our genuine Montana hospitality! Thank you so much! Marti Bara, General Manager More

Tenino, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent staff who is knowledgeable about Helena. Delicious breakfast. Easy access to historic down town. Lovely community and college. The rooms are warm and inviting and cleaned well. The beds are wonderful. We will always book a room in this hotel when traveling in Helena.

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Marti B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Teresa M - thank you for your review of our hotel. We get so many compliments about the beds and keep the brank listed at that desk for inquiries. Thank you for keeping us on your places to return! Marti Bara, General Manager More

Coeur d'Alene, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My stay at the Helena Great Northern Hotel was very enjoyable. Right outside my room was an outdoor theater in the round that staged a delightful production of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing. The Silver Star Steak house connected to the hotel provided the best steak dinner I've ever had and the nicest waitress as well. Highly recommended!

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Marti B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pamela M - I am pleased to hear about your experience at the Great Northern Hotel. It is very important to us that we meet AND exceed our guest expectations. We are not too from your city - so we do home you will come again. Marti Bara, General Manager More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Friendly staff, very helpful. the rooms are excellant and clean. It is in a great location in the city where you can walk to eat, watch an outdoor theatre and even walk to the movies. Breakfast was great too.

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Marti B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David - Pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. The Great Northern Town Center has been home to the Shakespeare in the Park the last 2 summers. It has been a wonderful event that many guests have taken the opportunity to enjoy. That is just one of the many amenities the Town Center offers. Thank you for choosing to... More

Wyoming, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is tucked away in a unique downtown arts district in Helena. A bit difficult to find but worth the effort. Parking/unloading was a bit problematic due to the limited space around the entry way. Shakespeare in the park was playing, the carousel was running and the ice cream shop was open on a Sunday evening so it was... More

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Marti B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

MarylouB - What a great description of the hotel and the Great Northern Town Center! Every season offers something for everyone! And always centered around "FUN"! Should you plan a trip back this way - please consider staying with us again! Marti Bara. General Manager More

Carlsbad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been staying at the Great Northern for years. It is in the heart of Helena so during the summer I walk everywhere from the hotel. It is close to a good number of restaurants and a movie theater. The hotel's staff is great (very friendly and accommodating). The rooms are clean and well maintained.

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Marti B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Judd H - thank you for being one of our returning guests to the Great Northern. Your great comments and return visits support that we are taking care of the customer. We are ever changing and improving - which again, return customers are able to experience. We look forward to seeing you again! Marti Bara, General Manager More

Missoula, Montana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the nicer BWs when it comes to decor. Rooms are attractively furnished and in great repair. Beds are comfortable. Breakfast is pretty good but could be better if they had more whole foods options, though they do offer real cheese. The location couldn't be better especially if traveling with kids. There is a carousel and science... More

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Marti B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MissoulaTravelers - thank you for taking the time to leave a review on Trip Advisor. We certainly appreciate our guests sharing their experience with fellow travelers. Your suggestions for the improvements are reviewed by all the team so that we can enhance the guest stay. We offer the best rates available and do our best to offer the government... More

Great Falls, Montana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had one of the most fun evenings in a long time. The food was great and the sevice was stellar! A young lady by the name of "Nat" took care of us and we had an incedible time. We travel and eat out a lot and she rates up there with the Capitall Grille server experiance. If you dine... More

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Marti B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Leslie O - thank you for giving a shout out to Nat from the Silver Star Steak Co. ! Silver Star have something for everyone and is an excellent asset to the hotel. Burgers, salads to great steaks - there is something for everyone. Hope to see you again! Marti Bara, General Manager More

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Address: 835 Great Northern Blvd, Helena, MT 59601
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Location: United States > Montana > Helena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel 4*
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Conveniently located in the Great Northern Town Center area of the historic downtown Helena. Near restaurants, retail shops, Great Northern Carousel & Ice Cream Company, movie theater Exploration Works Museum. Full service convention center for your important business and social events. ... more   less 
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