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Red Lion Colonial Hotel

3.0 of 5 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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Great Falls, Montana
1 review
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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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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Sandwich, MA
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We stayed only one night for an early flight the next morning. Our room was large, very clean, had a refrigerator and microwave. We had dinner at the hotel restaurant. The food portions were huge. Couldn't finish the meal. We have never heard of this chain but if came across it again would definitely stay there. Hotel also offered airport... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

While travelling through Montana I booked a number of hotels in different cities. The Red Lion in Helena is in the process of a remodel. The rooms were very good size, clean, quiet and great wi-fi. Will definitely stay there on a return trip.

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Plymouth, Indiana
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We got a great deal using priceline and the staff didn't hold that against us, this was a nice change. The beds were super comfy, bathroom nice and clean. It is in a good location and in my opinion a above average hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Found myself "stuck" in Helena and needed a last minute room. Red Lion was quite a surprise. Room was huge and bed was comfy. Wi fi was reliable. A giant group of college boys were there but it remained quiet. I will stay again.

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Lethbridge, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

First room the carpet was filthy...went to front desk and girls were very accommodating. Went to next room...just as bad. Down to front desk again, girl tried FIVE rooms and then took us to the least dirty one. Bad but not as bad. I had prepaid and it was late or we would have just left. There are many nice... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Where do I begin with this one? My stay started out only mildly disappointing. The first room I was given had a missing window. Judging from the caulk gun on the desk, it was clear that somebody clocked out before finishing the job. I returned to the front desk, quickly received another room, and a free drink for my troubles.... More 

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

We are truly sorry that you had such a terrible experience at our hotel. We have looked at the bug that made its way into your room and it looks very much like the boxelder bugs commonly found outdoors at this time of year in Montana. We also wish to mention that the first room you were checked into had... More 

Great Falls, Montana, United States
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at Red Lion Colonial again. This trip was a was a fall rendezvous for the family to visit my mom at Touchmark Retirement Center. As everytime before, the room was clean, the sheets, the bathroom spotless and functional. As it is Fall and beautiful in Montana, the trees surrounding the Colonial were golden. We really appreciated... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I shared a room while attending a conference at the Red Lion. The room was average, with two queen beds. There was no window, and the sliding door had no screen. Needless to say, we didn't leave that open all night. But we did open it up for fresh air in the morning. The hotel is older, no working fan... More 

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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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