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Locomotive Inn

310 South First Avenue, Laurel, MT 59044 (Formerly Howard Johnson)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

My husband wanted to drive into Yellowstone on the Beartooth Highway and although Red Lodge was nearer I thought it was a rip off being closer to Yellowstone. Looked a little further afield and found the Locomotive Inn. Couldn't fault this for a one night stopover with the room being clean and plenty big enough for all our luggage. Choices... More 

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Laurel, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Having moved across the country from North Carolina to Montana, I needed to find a safe, inexpensive place to land, rest from my trip and find a longer term place to stay while getting on my feet. I had my disabled son with me, and my horse. On the phone, staff assured me a handicapped equipped room and a place... More 

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Ten Sleep, Wyoming
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Sure the train goes by but rooms are bigger and the morning breakfast in the lobby is second to none. Locomotive Inn is my go to Hotel anytime we travel to Billings. The pool and hot tub sadly were closed our last trip, but the staff goes out of their way to meet your personal needs.

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Circle, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My Boyfriend and I were traveling to yellowstone national park, the state fair was in billings so no rooms were available so we stayed here, it was awesome and they took my 4 lil dogs I had with me.. The room was clean and very nice, I would stay there again, the price was very good too... They had a... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

we were heading to Yellowstone and needed a room for the night. could not have asked for a better place. people were great and very helpful. the price wasn't bad and the breakfast was nice. the pool was fun to.

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Arlington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

An appointment went wrong so all of a sudden I found myself in Laurel late on Friday afternoon in need of a sleeping place. Local gasstation is the best source of information and they recommended this. The site looks a bit worn out Options offered at the desk were clear and simple: all frills for < 100 and an economy... More 

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RAPID CITY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We arrived in Billings late afternoon and found most of the motels/hotels booked. Those that weren't booked were taking advantage of the situation by jumping their rates to $200/night plus. We found the Locomotive Inn in Laurel. The registration was swift and pleasant. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. The continental breakfast had a nice variety of... More 

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Advance, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We usually stop at Billings to but this is our New destination spot. They had a great breakfast, Huge gym to workout next door with fruit smoothies, tons of food sources in walking distance. The service was friendly catered to any needs we had. This will be one of our places to stay regularly.

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Missoula, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at this clean and well maintained motel. The staff was intelligent, helpful and efficient.The breakfast was more than adequate. The pool and hot tub well maintained. We will stop again rather than go on to Billings on our way east!

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Amanda M, Manager at Locomotive Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We work very hard to ensure that our staff is all knowledgeable and able to assist guests to the best of their ability. Thank you so much for staying with us and we can’t wait until your next stay. Blessings for a very happy and healthy 2014! ~Amanda More 

Helena, Montana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This was without a doubt the worst experience I have ever had. The motel itself is OK, their breakfast is tolerable, their hot tub is lukewarm, but their staff is beyond your worst nightmare. The desk clerk verbally abused me, called me a liar, yelled at me and swore at me. When I asked to talk to the manager, he... More 

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Amanda M, Manager at Locomotive Inn, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, First off, thank you so much for choosing to stay with us. I would like to assure you that your situation is being handled with the upmost seriousness. Our business thrives on our customer service and I can’t apologize enough for the behavior that you experienced while you were at our facility. I have taken all of... More 

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