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Lamplighter Motel

1006 Madison Ave., Helena, MT 59601
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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

The Lamplighter Motel is a delightful place to stay for those who crave something other than chain hotels and motels. If I remember correctly, the buildings were originally built in the 1930s but have been carefully cared for at least in the recent future. We stayed in the end unit closest to the street that we were told had just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Very nice room, clean and cozy. Shower had great water pressure. Kitchenette with coffee and coffee pot, cpl of pots and pans and dishes. The couple that manages were very friendly, very helpful. Would definitely recommend and stay again if we evr come back this way.

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ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We pulled into this cozy looking motel, hot, tired, and on the verge of sunstroke,( we were on motorcycles) no rooms available. The young man at the desk, took the time to call every hotel in the area for us, found us the last room in Helena!! although we did not stay there, he went above and behind to help... More 

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Choteau, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The appeal of these sunflower cabins is that they aren't trying to be something they're not. We stayed in #23, the elephant cabin. It was cozy, quiet, comfortable, inexpensive, and centrally located. In a town overrun with generic chain hotels, I will come back to this one.

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5 Thank MTMagpie
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

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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7 Thank debo49
Helena, Montana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 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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5 Thank mhighlanderiii
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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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2 Thank 7Btravelers
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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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2 Thank SylRickTraveler
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 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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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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