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Lamplighter Motel

1006 Madison Ave., Helena, MT 59601
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Lamplighter Motel
Ranked #15 of 22 hotels in Helena
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

Comfy place to stay. Great accommodations. Easy to get to. Jenny offers fantastic customer service! Check-in and check-out are a breeze. Kitchens are spacious and clean! Thanks for the great service Lamplighter!

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Helena, Montana
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I had a great experience staying at the Lamplighter Motel. The staff were very friendly and housekeepers were always keeping the coffee, linens, and cleanliness in good order. The privacy and comfort was far better than that of a big chain hotel. For a great Montana experience, I truly feel that The Lamplighter gives you a touch of the outdoors,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

When traveling we avoid all chains and enjoy supporting small independanly owned businesses. The Lamplighter fit the bill perfectly. Off the main drag and refreshingly different than the standard cookie cutter motel/hotel. The owners friendly and helpful. The room was clean and neat at a fair price.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I so wanted to love this place. The reviews were, for the most part, good so I had high hopes. The little, yellow, cabins looked sweet upon arrival. The bad part was opening the door to our cabin ( which had been reserved months in advance). The first thing that caught my eye was a very, very, dirty, soiled carpet.... More

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Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
27 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

We chose this hotel based on its proximity to the cemetery, but it's also a quick walk to down town Helena. Our cabin was laid out in the most bizarre way, and the fridge rattled, but otherwise it was quite comfy. It's nice to have your own little hut. Service was friendly too!

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Missoula, MT
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

I brought my daughter to Helena for a dance camp and stayed at the Lamplighter. The location was excellent and we biked to downtown for the camp almost daily which was awesome. The property was darling with little yellow cabins and mature trees in a neighborhood feel. A supermarket is seconds away which was handy as we had a kitchenette... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

Our first red flag at this place was the bars on the managers window when we checked in. Second red flag was a young family coming to say they would accept the second room they were offered and would move their stuff over. Then there was the room. Tiny, dirty & unkept. We were not impressed, then we pulled the... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

our original room was very unacceptable. it looked like hadn't been touched since 70's. carpet,walls, furniture, beds, looked old and dirty. there were 3 tv's { those huge chunky ones from the 80's} and only 1 worked. a/c unit needed pliers to turn on- only 1 setting. cottage had a large basement with 4 beds and 1 small lamp. my... More

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Seattle, Washington
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

I immediately liked my little house at Lamplighter and I plan to stay there again. The room was very clean and everything worked properly, despite the initial appearance that you are stepping back into the 1960's. The kitchenette has no pots, pans, or utensils (they said the Health Dept won't allow that) although I must say that I've had other... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Let me start by saying we really liked the place and would come back and stay. After all the reviews, I was surprised to see a very hairy bed when I pulled back the sheets. The problem was immediately rectified by the proprietress, who explained some issues with the new maid. The bed itself was pretty squeaky/creeky and made for... More

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Additional Information about Lamplighter Motel

Address: 1006 Madison Ave., Helena, MT 59601
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Location: United States > Montana > Helena
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
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