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Apollo Beach, Florida
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We love staying at this grand, historic hotel, but this time the complimentary "breakfast" was not good. Coffee was empty when we arrived, so I had to track down a lady in the lobby to ask if she worked there. Turns out, she was the person who "works" in the restaurant. Then, for the food--most plates were empty, except for...

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Montana
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This was my second time staying at the Grand Union, this time with my husband and daughter for two nights (first time I was on my own for one night). Once again, the hotel was beautiful and lovingly tended to, the dinners delicious and plentiful. But then came the "complimentary continental breakfast", which did nothing but damage the otherwise stellar...

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GU1882, Owner at Grand Union Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments concerning our complimentary breakfast. We do strive to have employees that take pride in taking care of our guests. We have taken measures to ensure that the breakfast table is restocked and tables are cleared. We certainly want your last impression of the Grand Union to be a positive one. We look forward to welcoming...

Reviewed 5 September 2016

I wish I could give it more stars. I cannot think of a thing I would change from the time we walked in the door to when we checked out. The front desk lady was very friendly and quite knowledgeable of the history of the property. It is easy to see that she enjoyed her job. Our room was small...

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Because I was alone and only staying one night, I booked a single, which was perfect. The bed was comfy and everything was lovely. I had dinner at the hotel and it was excellent; I had the Montana beet salad with goat cheese and vanilla orange crème brulee. The person who checked me in was very nice, informative and shared...

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Brighton, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Historic hotel refurbished around 2000. We got a junior suite, large l-shaped room with views of the river and main street. Very quite at night. Not as luxurious as the photos make it look but still very nice. Clearly the best place to stay in Ft. Benton.

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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 nights here while exploring the area. The hotel has been lovingly restored, and while our room wasn't luxurious, the whole place feels like it's from a bygone era of cowboys and land barons. It's worth a stay for the atmosphere alone, but keep in mind the rooms aren't very soundproof. We had dinner in the hotel restaurant...

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New Orleans
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The whole town of Fort Benton had a feel of being frozen in time -- somewhere between the late 19th century, and the 1950s. But in a good way. Grand Union Hotel was obviously once an important hotel in an important city -- I gather that Montana history really started there. Now it's a sleepy old hotel, in a sleepy...

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Helena, Montana
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We live in Montana but have never been to Fort Benton so decided to take an overnight trip to stay at the Grand Union, have a nice diner and visit the museums. Dinner was awesome--delicious food and great service. The hotel is beautiful and has been well restored. We had a single queen room with a river view. You choose...

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Exton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Very, very nice stay!! We stayed here the night before we did a canoe trip on the Upper Missouri and were very happy. Historic room was room, clean pretty cool and comfy. The hotel lobby and dining room were very nice, breakfast the best we've had. The staff was exceptionally friendly!

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Northern California
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is a well restored old hotel which offers all the amenities one would expect in more modern hotels with the added benefit of a charming atmosphere. Everything was spic and span, and girl at the front desk was wonderfully helpful. We had diner in the hotel restaurants outside patio which faces the river and enjoyed it completely. Highly recommended...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
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Additional Information about Grand Union Hotel

Address: 1 Grand Union Square, PO Box 1119, Fort Benton, MT 59442
Region: United States > Montana > Fort Benton
Price Range: RM508 - RM651 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Grand Union Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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Spokane, Washington
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We find the third floor quieter and like rooms overlooking the river.”
  • View of the Missouri River from room.
  • Room 301.
 of 5 bubbles marciaw475, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“overlooking the river makes for a great view, but overlooking the historic street would be nice as well”
 of 5 bubbles richlindtravels, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request a room with a river view!”
 of 5 bubbles Raelyn860, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with a river view if you can! Ask the staff about some of the quirks of the hotel and its history!”
 of 5 bubbles Dougmckenzie, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I think the riverside rooms would add to the experience.”
 of 5 bubbles janajills, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
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