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Red Lion Colonial Hotel

3.0 of 5 2301 Colonial Drive, Helena, MT 59601
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Bozeman, Montana
1 review
5 of 5 stars NEW

I lived in Helena for 30 years. My kids and grandkids still live there. So when I go visit we mostly stay @ The Colonial. They have just redone the pool and hot tub And they are fabulous!.....Marcie In Housekeeping is delightful as well as Norma and Tammy in the restaurant. We also enjoy brie. The windows open so you... More 

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Kalispell
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Helena MT Red Lion location is good and the office staff were capable and friendly, but the room was not properly cleaned. There were two or three mint-Oreo cookies under the edge of bed, not visible because the were under the bed skirt (dust-ruffle) at the edge of the bed. One was intact, but when I walked around the... More 

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Three Forks, Montana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for a 3 day conference I had to attend. I was overall pleased with my stay, but I spent most of my time at the conference (gone 12hrs a day for the conference). My husband had a couple minor complaints: the breakfast was not the best, the eggs were runny and they tried to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the Red Lion specifically because it was the best value for a hotel in Helena that had a bar and restaurant. I was extending a business trip by a day so that I could watch the Super Bowl. I had it all planned out, I was going to watch the game in the bar and order food... More 

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Helena C, Manager at Red Lion Colonial Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Our newly remodeled lounge opened on Super Bowl Sunday and yes there was a need for a service person to come and work on our draft beer system first thing Monday morning. The hotel restaurant is not open on Sunday evenings but we do our best to offer snacks, delivery menus if the guest... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had no plans so at the last minute used hotwire and ended up at this hotel. Because we were in a hurry I forget to check of a few key things that we like...particularly breakfast. Breakfast included is always good. The room was ok. We could hear the people in the next room and there was little privacy in... More 

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Helena C, Manager at Red Lion Colonial Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are currently performing an extensive remodel throughout the hotel. The pool and attaching windowed Natatorium have been completely remodeled. The Lounge and Restaurant are now open and look outstanding. Further changes will continue including our guest rooms. Please do visit us again I think you will be pleased with our results. More 

Great Falls, Montana, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Really appreciated the ability to get to the Montana State Capitol during the session. Parking at the Montana State Capitol can be difficult at certain times of the day, you can get to where you need to go in under 15 minutes.

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Helena C, Manager at Red Lion Colonial Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Your feedback will be enjoyed by the hotel staff. More 

Layton, Utah
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I stayed there 8-10 January 2015 for business. The hotel is in the midst of major remodeling, especially in the restaurant, bar, espresso bar, and meeting spaces. The lobby and entry are being overhauled. When finished it should be nice, but unfortunately not much is happening with guest rooms. The furnishings in my room were dated and worn. The room... More 

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Helena C, Manager at Red Lion Colonial Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Our renovation is continuing throughout the hotel and will include changes and updates to our guest rooms. The Lounge and Restaurant portion is now open and looks outstanding. I apologize for your room inconvenience . Your feedback will be shared with the Department Managers so a similar situation does not occur again. Please visit... More 

Whitefish, Montana
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

My husband and I were in Helena for a business meeting and staying at the Red Lion with a large group of people. The front desk agents were very courteous and friendly upon arrival and managed to get several people checked in within a short amount of time. The dinner at the banquet was delicious and offered a little something... More 

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Helena C, Manager at Red Lion Colonial Hotel, responded to this review

It is always terrific to hear such a great review. Thank you. Your review will certainly be shared with the hotel staff. We looking forward to accommodating you the next time you are in town. More 

Great Falls, Montana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Accomodating staff after we complained about being right next to stairs, laundry room with thumping sneakers in the dryer, and a patio door right out to the smoking area complete with chairs and outside ashtray. Besides the front desk? Yuk. Incredibly dirty, nasty. Will never stay here again.

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Helena
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A few slight problems with the reservation but overall, good stay. The people at the restaurant and housekeeping were very friendly and helpful. I wish the people at the front desk were more professional in appearance and demeanor

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Address: 2301 Colonial Drive, Helena, MT 59601
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Location: United States > Montana > Helena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Red Lion Colonial Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 149
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Also Known As:
Red Lion Helena
Helena Red Lion

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