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BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel

835 Great Northern Blvd, Helena, MT 59601-3315
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  • Cathedral of St. Helena
    0.8 km
  • 3 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 29 March 2016
Greatest Hotel in Helena for our family.
We stayed using our Airmiles points. In the past we have always... more
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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed using our Airmiles points. In the past we have always stayed in hotels just of the exits but this was worth the few minutes into town. Location is awesome with shops, movie theatre. Hotel breakfast very nice with lots of options. Nice staff helpful with allowing us to do an Easter Egg hunt in the hotel for the...

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Marti B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marc G - thank you so very much for sharing your great experience with the readers. We are delighted that you can into the downtown area - there is much to see and do in this area of Helena. Pleased to hear the kids enjoyed the hunt - we feel our lobby welcomes our guests to a relaxing atmosphere!...

Columbus, United States
Reviewed 29 March 2016

This is one of the most comfortable places to stay in the USA. Wonderful staff and a great restaurant. Rooms are very clean and comfortable. If you need to be in Helena Montana this is THE PLACE to stay!

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Marti B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Stephen - We appreciated your being a loyal guest of the Great Northern Hotel. Todays travelers rely on these genuine comments - we will see you again!

Kalispell, United States
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Great hotel right downtown Helena. Good amenities and great walking location to food, shops & theater. Alarm clock radios only fit old iPhones and the wifi set up is a pain, but other than those minor things, great place.

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Marti B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Jerusha J - Helena has much to offer our visitors! The Great Northern is an excellent center to be able to explore all areas. We appreciate your comments on the need to re log in on the wifi every 24 hours. Thank you for the time to write this review!

Stevensville, Montana
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We've learned not to trust the Best Western brand because the hotels have been inconsistent in quality. But this one is a great one. The location was perfect for what we needed--a hotel near downtown Helena within walking distance to everything we wanted to do, plus a park on the other side of an underpass, the movie theater, and lots...

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Marti B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much from your wonderful review! Not sure if you went far enough beyond the underpass to find that there is a actual "dog park" at Centennial Park. Very walkable area for to many great things. We appreciate you sharing your experience with everyone!

Corvallis, United States
Reviewed 25 March 2016

The hotel is grand and plush without a hint of the snobbish. The staff is kind and efficient without making you feel like it is just a business. I fully recommend the Great Northern for a sophisticated get-away.

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Marti B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Skye D, We could not ask for a better description of this property. We certainly aim for the best - we are fortunate to have great guest here like yourself. We look forward to your return here to the Great Northern Hotel.

england
Reviewed 23 March 2016

The hotel is a cut above the run of the mill BW norm. The lounge area is large, comfortable and inviting. Reception staff were excellent and welcoming. The room was large and comfortable, but had the business traveller in mind. Lighting for reading was not good. Breakfast was in a bright room and had better and healthier choices than is...

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Marti B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Clarksdale - Your review of our hotel was great - thank you! We certainly appreciate our guests sharing their experience on Trip Advisor. I am disappointed that Helena did not appear attractive to you. We are rich in history but the winter days may have not offered the colorfulness to give you that warm feeling. I do hope you...

Kalispell, United States
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We had a great stay at the Great Northern Hotel. The bed was comfortable, breakfast was good, the staff was helpful when something unexpected came up. My wife liked the coffee that was available at any time in the lobby. The hotel was quite quiet in the hallway, so you could get a good night's sleep.

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Marti B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michelle M - thank you for your time to leave a great review. Your described the perfect stay - which is our goal! We do hope to see you again here at the Great Northern Hotel!

Florence, Montana
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Always perfect for business or pleasure. Highly recommend. Staff very accommodating, rooms lovely and well-equipped, breakfast hits the spot. Adjoining restaurant/bar also highly recommended. Good location near interesting shops, college, businesses.

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Marti B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JBFlorence - thank you for your time in writing a great review after your recent stay. We are very pleased to be a part of the Helena community! We hope to see you again.

Great Falls, Montana
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a poolside room which was excellent! The breakfast was wonderful and not a typical all carb breakfast! The breakfast consisted of real eggs (not powdered), potatoes, meat, and a variety of cereals! We will definitely be staying again soon!! Also, thanks Daniel for the great service!!!

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Marti B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great comments warnerssk! We appreciate you taking the time to share your great experience at the Great Northern Hotel with our followers. So pleasing to hear you enjoyed the breakfast, we certainly try very hard to meet everyone's' needs. We look forward to welcoming you back!

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 15 March 2016

If you want to experience the real Helena, why not stay close to the source? A hotel in Montana with a little more civilization than a "chain hotel", one with true Montana spirit. One that is close to "Last Chance Gulch", with stores you have not visited before, or restaurants that are not a chain. Get a feeling for the...

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Marti B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel, responded to this review

Dear William B - thank you recognizing our Montana Hospitality! We love our location in Downtown Helena and feel there is much to share with our guests. Your review certainly highlights the wonderful attributes we have! I do hope to see you again on a future trip!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located in the Great Northern Town Center area of the historic downtown Helena. Near restaurants, retail shops, Great Northern Carousel & Ice Cream Company, movie theater Exploration Works Museum. Full service convention center for your important business and social events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel

Address: 835 Great Northern Blvd, Helena, MT 59601-3315
Region: United States > Montana > Helena
Price Range: RM601 - RM859 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PREMIER Helena Great Northern Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 101
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Also Known As:
Best Western Helena
Helena Best Western
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Helena
#1 Business Hotel in Helena
#2 Family Hotel in Helena
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