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Dude Rancher Lodge

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Cody, Wyoming
Reviewed November 1, 2015

We stayed here overnight so we could be close to the airport for our VERY early departure at 6:30 AM (had to be at airport at 4 AM!). We were able to leave our car there for 7 days - NO FEE - and the room was VERY reasonable and comfortable! We only paid $75! The bed was VERY comfortable...

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Todd G, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Coppergirl! :) Thanks for your business and thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are so pleased you had such a wonderful time here and hope you come see us again soon. Next time perhaps you will have time for our famous breakfast!

Kennewick, United States
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Our first room (though marked "non-smoking") hit us with a wall of smoke when we opened the door. We asked for (and were promptly and kindly given) another room and it was fine. The mattress was extremely soft (not in a good way) and my husband and I both rolled right to the center of the bed. Cozy, yes, but...

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Todd G, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience here and for giving us your business. I am surprised you did not enjoy the mattress as most people say they love them!! Our mattresses are new European Pillow Tops. All of our rooms are non smoking rooms and smoking in the room is grounds for dismissal as a guest of our establishment. We...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed October 1, 2015

Slightly shabby around the edges, but fun c. 1950s-1970s ranch decor and nice staff. Room amenities are as advertised; room comfortable. Full hot breakfast in their cafe included. It's also centrally located--including six minute walk to Montana Brewing Company, which is an awesome place. And downtown Billings was a nice surprise: beautiful old architecture.

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Todd G, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

So glad you had a good time here, Carolyn, and thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are continuously restoring and renovating and so that will be fun to see with your next visit or you may like to try a Signature Room next time you are with us. We appreciate having you as our...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed September 28, 2015

This place looks awesome and smells not so fresh. It's in a kind of sketchy area of town but was still walking distance from shops and restaurants. The rooms was cute, the bathroom recently re-done but the years of allowing smoking in the room were still present - shall we say. it was a bit stinky. With that said -...

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Todd G, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Stacy for being our guest and for taking the time to write us a review. Dude Rancher Lodge is situated in the heart of historic downtown. We are next to Billings award winning new Library and Stockman Bank, we are across the street from the Lincoln Center, 2 blocks up from the Alberta Bair Theatre and one block...

East Saint Louis
Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

The rooms are small and no elevator but the staff are the best. Good location. Close to downtown. I would stay again. Free breakfast was one of the best I had on my seventeen day road trip. Try to get a room on the first floor if you have a lot of luggage because the stairs are steep.

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Todd G, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. And thanks for recognizing the Western Hospitality we pride ourselves on. We are very gratified you enjoyed your stay and your breakfast. One clarification though, breakfast is not free, with a $5 coupon exclusively for our guests, it is still the best value breakfast in Billings. Come stay with...

Rockford, Illinois
Reviewed September 24, 2015

We were looking for a locally owned motel. You can't go wrong here. Like most motels in Billings, they are downtown, but not terribly difficult to get to. Room was very, very nice - comfortable, updated, and tastefully decorated in the western theme - what else would it be. Unexpectedly they offered a $5 breakfast special on premise. Several good...

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Todd G, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for leaving us a review. We appreciate your appreciation! Hope to have you as our guest again soon.

Swarland, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 23, 2015

I stayed here prior to going to Wyoming and again on my return. Rooms are clean and have comfy beds, staff are helpful no matter what your needs are and the Restaurant is busy at times but the food is plentiful and tasty and nothing is too much trouble for the waitresses. If I were to visit this area again...

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Todd G, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review and for being our guest. We look forward to your next visit. Enjoy those boots!

Powell, Wyoming
Reviewed September 22, 2015

I really don't have anything negative to report that would make me avoid this motel. It's older and the rooms are smaller than most we're used to these days, but it was fine. The staff were pleasant and happy. Online reservations don't have a way to bill for a pet, so when checking in I said I had a dog...

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Todd G, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest and for writing a review here. We love being discovered! Yes, the orange and yellow is a bit garish, we are working on renovating those bathrooms. Glad you had a chance to experience Stirrup Cafe breakfast. I have taken your housekeeping issue up with that department. We look forward to having you as our...

Los Angeles
Reviewed September 17, 2015

I didn't know what to think at first, but then I thought. I'm in Montana. This seems like a "When in Rome" type of place. It's small but efficient with a flat screen tv, fridge, microwave and I believe a safe. The bedding was better quality than I expected and the bathroom was clean. It was great for a night....

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Todd G, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for "discovering" us! We look forward to having you back soon!

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Taking a cross country journey and needed a place in Billings. So glad we found this place. Great greeting. Wonderful rooms. Clean. Sorry we didn't have time to use the jacuzzi tub. Stunned at the huge delicious free breakfast. Wonderful comfortable room in this unique hotel. Easy walking distance to great restaurants. Highly recommend.

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Todd G, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for being our guest and for taking the time to write us a review. Please, come back and stay again soon.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dude Rancher Lodge

Address: 415 N 29th St, Billings, MT 59101-1245
Location: United States > Montana > Billings
Price Range: $88 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dude Rancher Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 56
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“great place to spend night if your on bikes( enclosed court yard.) or was then.”
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“the ground floor rooms with outside access are a godsend”
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“Ground floor, if stairs are a challenge.”
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“Try for a room near the front desk, the ones near the back are like a maze to find the restaurant.”
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“Room 226 is haunted so if you're into that sort of thing...”
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