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Red Lion Colonial Hotel

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2301 Colonial Drive, Helena, MT 59601
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  • Location
    4 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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Missoula, Montana, United States
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Red Lion Colonial Inn is a nice place to stay. It looks like the public entrance has been recently remodeled and it looks very nice. The bed and room were very comfortable. The free wi-fi worked well and was appreciated.

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Helena
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am the treasurer of a large nonprofit organization located in Helena. I travel to Helena on a monthly basis (sometimes twice a month). The Red Lion Colonial Inn is the only hotel I stay at. They usually put me in a king suite at a very reasonable rate. The front desk folks are great and very efficient. The lounge... More 

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Missoula, MT
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46 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This large complex is an older style convention complex. Surrounded by parking, it is easy to get lost going from building to building. I found the staff to be rude and/or inattentive - on checking in: the clerk was playing with her phone and chewing gum; on checking out: the clerk refused, absolutely refused, to provide me a receipt or... More 

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Homer, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I got in VERY late one night and had to be in professional meetings first thing in the morning. The staff were super helpful - but unfortunately there was some mix up with my room. When I got back the next day from a long day of meetings they took care of everything. Manager even comp'd me a bottle of... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

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 February 6, 2015

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 February 3, 2015

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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9 hotel reviews
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

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