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Westborough, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

While cycling across Montana, and friend and I came across this little gem in Fort Benton. From the street it doesn't look really like a hotel (its in a historic former mercantile storefront), but don't judge a book by its cover. The owners, Susie and Chuck couldn't be any nicer. The room I was in (room #2) was exceptionally large... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I loved the character of this small hotel, located in a historic building on the Missouri River. The owners were friendly and helpful. The room was very comfortable, and they had a nice complimentary breakfast. Lack of detail in cleaning is the reason I gave 4 and not 5 stars. There was nothing appalling, but the lampshades seriously need some... More 

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Decatur, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

I've stayed at the Pioneer Lodge- located in the one of the most historic buildings in one of Montana's most historic towns-, on 12 summer vacations. I've brought many other friends and family members with me over the years to Fort Benton and we always stay at Susie and Chuck Yager's place! We have never had the first problem and... More 

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Shelby, Montana
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Very friendly owner. Made our stay a great one. The views are spectacular from the front window where we had our morning coffee. I was there for my dads 75th birthday party and had a great stay. Will definitely stay again. The rooms have everything you need and are super clean.

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Thank Cheri H
Smithers, B.C.
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250 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Fort Benton was the transport hub of the northwest in the 1860's - 1880's as it was the hight of navigation on the Missouri. Then the railway came and time forgot Fort Benton. This hotel is in one of the many buildings from that era. Very friendly proprietor. Clean, spacious room. Recommended.

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Thank RonTSmithers_B_C_
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

In August, 2013 we had one of those road trip nightmares - the transmission on our RV went out. We limped into Fort Benton and found fabulous, kind people and a wonderful mechanic (but that's another review!) With our motorhome in the shop, we needed a place to stay, with our 80 pound retriever. The folks at Jim Taylor Motors... More 

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Belgrade, Montana
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Found out that its important to call and make sure Lodge is open. We recently were in Ft. Benton planning to stay here and unfortunately owners went out of town to get supplies and no one was available to take care of us. Small town and I guess this happens. We went back to Great Falls missing the apparent ambiance... More 

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Thank Sylvia C
Syager46, Manager at Pioneer Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate this visitor trying to stay with us, but sometimes we need to go to Great Falls for supplies and we pick a day that we have very few check-ins. This person had not called to make a reservation ahead of time, so we were not able to put a key on the door and leave the light on.... More 

Alexandria, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Stayed here the night before a canoe trip. Clean, quiet, great rate. Sat outside on bench with Susie (very nice) talking about the local area. 75 feet to the MO River, 300 feet to the Lewis and Clark Statue. Would definitely stay here again.

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Montana
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42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This is a great place to stay and walk along the river or just hang out in town. But the rooms are small and have no windows, so not a great place if you plan to spend a lot of time in your room. Susie and Chuck are very friendly.

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Thank ITravelMontana
Fort Loudon, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Service- Excellent! Above & Beyond Service, SAVED our adventure to canoe 149 miles of the Missouri River that is the Lewis & Clark Corp of Discovery Expedition! We had travelled over 3000 miles to discover that the local outfitters DID NOT want to ferry our canoes as it was not worth their time! But THANKS to the Pioneer Lodge and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The historic Pioneer Lodge is located in downtown Fort Benton across the street from the flowing Missouri River. We have 10 beautifully appointed rooms in comfortable homey decor, feeling like a glorified bed and breakfast. Each room has its own theme and unique decorations to depict the history of our area here in Central Montana. On location we have free wifi in all rooms and the spacious lobby, continental breakfast each morning, and all restaurants and shops are within walking distance. We have guest laundry facilities. We pride ourselves in excellent customer service with a relaxing home away from home attitude. Just ask all those who have stayed here and continue to return year after year. We are open year round. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pioneer Lodge

Address: 1700 Front Street, Fort Benton, MT 59442
Location: United States > Montana > Fort Benton
Price Range: $65 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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