We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dude Rancher Lodge

Visit hotel website
Traveler (115)
Room & Suite (45)
Dining (6)

About

Location
Cleanliness
Service
Value
The Dude Rancher Lodge is an historic downtown Billings hotel. We are proud to be listed in the National Register of Historic Places, which is America’s official list of important properties that provide a valuable link to the past and have been deemed worthy of preservation. Built in 1949, our hotel near downtown Billings is a rustic ranch that features weeping brick mortar and full-length porches. Our interior is designed with knotty pine paneling, custom-built western-style furnishings, decorative lampshades and carpeting that is adorned with the brands of local ranchers who originally invested in the property.
Read more
Property amenities
Restaurant
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room features
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Good to know
HOTEL STYLE
Quirky Hotels
Centrally Located
HOTEL CLASS
Hotel links
Visit hotel website
326Reviews
139Photos
6Q+A
69Room tips
Traveler rating
  • 69
  • 102
  • 72
  • 50
  • 33
Time of year
Traveler type
Language
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
That’s quite a good surprise in the middle of a road trip in the Rockies, full of stops in motel chains. Cool lobby, old fashioned, the room is ok, not unforgettable but it’s a good location, the staff is lovely, delicious muffins and cookies in the morning.
Read more
We booked online and chose because it was close to the Billings hospital; our destination. Arrived at 3am in the morning after a 15 hour drive (lobby smelled like someone had just thrown up) and checked into a room that was 80+ degrees, with no ability to turn down heat or open
Read more
We book this 5 months ago upon arrival we check in with the Strong Smell of Marijuana not real happy about that we went to our room there was a do not disturb sign on the door went back to the front desk we were told it was open and nobody was in it went back to the room knocked
Read more
The shower was covered in hair and soap suds from a previous guest. It was 80 degrees in the room in September with no way of cooling it down. Not a comfortable stay at all. The room reflected a dirty old motel you’d pay $40 to sleep in.
Read more
To start things off I called the motel to see if they had a parking area big enough for horse trailers, after some hesitation the desk clerk told me yes so I booked a room and our friend booked hers since the photos made the place look really nice. We get there and there is
Read more
Previous
Album Categories
All photosTravelerRoom & SuiteDining
Photo provided by managementDude Rancher Lodge
Bedroom
Next to the bed, the gross pipe with stuff coming out.
Bathroom and Shower
Modern tv!!
Looking toward the door.
PreviousNext
1234569
I'm sorry we do not provide cots nor do we have sleeper sofas.
1 vote
Show all answers
Yes, there is transportation to and from the airport. You just call us when you are at the baggage terminal and we will call a cab to pick you up.
0 votes
Show all answers
Some of the staff that was here during the filming of Hotel Impossible is still here.
0 votes
Show all answers
We have 56 rooms and all have been remodeled to varying degrees based upon their type and need. For example, all rooms got new beds and new linens last Fall and all rooms have flatscreen televisions, microwaves and refrigerators. Our Signature Series rooms have been completely redone since Hotel Impossible.
0 votes
Show all answers
Yes, we do have jacuzzi tubs in some rooms, the capacity for these are one person. These are standard sized tubs with jacuzzi jets.
0 votes
Show all answers
PreviousNext
12
"Do Not Stay Here"
"Choose a different hotel"
"No elevators, but only 1 set of stairs to 2nd floor."
"If there are problems with the AC or cleanliness, ask for a switch. Rooms vary widely."
"Choose a room that doesn't overlook the hotel parking lot."
PreviousNext
12345614
PRICE RANGE
$75 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
dude rancher hotel billings
LOCATION
United StatesMontanaBillings
NUMBER OF ROOMS
56
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing