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Sherlock Motel, Inc.

133 5th Ave S, Shelby, MT 59474
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Sherlock Motel, Inc.
Ranked #3 of 7 hotels in Shelby
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

This is a no-frills motel, close to the main street and away from the railway tracks where some other accommodation lies. No breakfast is provided. The owner Sonja gave us a good welcome, an excellent recommendation for dinner, the Frontier Restaurant, and a less good one for breakfast, the Griddle

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We choose Sherlock Motel based on Tripadvisor reviews. We were looking for a less expensive alternative to the the high priced chain motels. The room was clean, but had lots of flying bugs. While we're not creeped out by bugs, we were a bit disappointed, because this motel has so many "excellent" ratings. In all fairness, due to the fact... More

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Eugene, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

After reading reviews on Tripadvisor, I decided to stop here with my two kids on our way from Yellowstone to Glacier NP. We arrived very late at night and the awesome owner, Sonja, was waiting up, concerned for us. Our room was very clean and comfortable. The mattresses are newer and we had a great nights sleep. Retro is a... More

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Calgary, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

This hotel is one of the best places in Shelby. Sonja and Mark make sure you are well looked after, even helping you with the best places to eat. We have been coming this way for a couple of years now, and stay would not stay anywhere else. Rooms are retro but clean, and beds are very comfy. Will be... More

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Vancouver, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

I agree with Bruce A's description below, although I didn't find the electrical outlets scarce and my room had a brown/beige shag, a small fridge but no microwave. As Bruce A. said, owner Sonja was very friendly and helpful. I would choose The Sherlock over a chain hotel any day. Coffee: in room Hamilton Beach-single serve machine using Wolfgang Puck... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Shelby appears to be locked in a time warp of the last century. The restaurants, the grocery store and most of the lodging establishments look like something out of the 1960s/1970s/1980s. This doesn't mean that they are unacceptable, it just means that they are just representing rural Americana. The Sherlock Motel is of the same genre but what sets it... More

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Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We were just looking for a night out of the RV with a clean room, hot shower and a good sleep. This place was 100% on all of the above. It's a mom and pop establishment...very friendly and helpful owner. It's very retro in style, but has free wifi and cable TV and met our every need.

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Montpelier, Vermont
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We were looking for a nice place to overnight in Shelby: something near to downtown so that we could walk to stores and restaurants, and not something out in the chain motel region where we'd have to drive to do anything but sleep. We hit the jackpot with this very nice, spic-'n-span motel just on the edge of Shelby's downtown.... More

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Tucson, Arizona
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

This hotel had just opened up for the season. It was very clean and comfortable. The wifi worked great. It is away from the train tracks so you don't hear the rumbling all night. This is a locally owned hotel that is getting squeezed out by the more expensive chains that either just moved into town or did a huge... More

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Osceola, Wisconsin
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Downtown with decent restaurants in walking distance, two stories and try for first as outdoor's stair daunting. Room styling from the 50's/60's but beds good enough. No amenities except wireless interest and cable TV (e.g. no ice or commons area). Otherwise everything you want from a one-night-stop motel including friendly staff. Shelby is a good jumping off point for Glacier... More

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Additional Information about Sherlock Motel, Inc.

Also Known As:
Sherlock Motel, Inc. Hotel Shelby
Sherlock Motel, Inc. Hotel
Address: 133 5th Ave S, Shelby, MT 59474
Location: United States > Montana > Shelby
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 7 hotels in Shelby
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Open seasonally May into October. Older, well-kept facility. Making sure our rooms are clean, cozy, and comfortable is our number one priority. Our customers tell us that our free WIFI is excellent, and they really like the gourmet coffee service in their room. Be in the middle of it all. We boast the closest access with a level walk to downtown dining, shopping, and nightclubs with casinos. We're just a short block to the latte shop and only grocery store. Our facility is situated in a quiet residential setting, but conveniently located between major churches, mortuary, and courthouse. See you soon! ... more   less 

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