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Grand Union Hotel

TravelocityUSD 144*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Helena, Montana
Reviewed 22 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...

Thank MontanaKim
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!

Thank Donald O
Northern California
Reviewed 7 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...

Thank tjanderson5
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great two night stay here. The building is beautiful and I loved learning about its history. The lobby is just as it was 134 years ago when the hotel first opened. However, we had a few small issues which stopped us giving it five stars: the wifi was very slow, the walls very thin (we know it's...

Thank Will23C1982
London, England
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We were attracted to this hotel as Fort Benton was billed as extremely historic and the hotel itself had its heyday in the 30s. The building has been lovingly renovated and the rooms have a few modern touches. I'm glad we paid the extra to have what was described as a mini-suite as even this was barely large enough to...

Thank notacouchpotato
Charlemont, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We made a special effort to stay in this fine restored hotel. The owners have mixed old detail with modern upgrades to help us remember what small town hotels were like 75 years ago. A gorgeous facade, gracious first floor rooms and bedrooms with modern comforts. We ate in the dining room for dinner and enjoyed the fare on a.limited...

Thank ijg1018
Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The Grand Union Hotel is one of my favorite Montana journeys. Located on the north bank of the Missouri River, the historic hotel promises a sense of bygone days, when Fort Benton was the "World's Innermost Ports." From the front hotel step, you can almost imagine a steamboat from St. Louis arriving laden with goods bound for gold mining camps....

Thank jlockman
Salmon Arm, Canada
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We stayed 2 nights at the Grand Union historic hotel. The staff were helpful and friendly, the rooms were quaint and inviting. The bed was comfortable. We received wonderful service from everyone. We liked the small bar, loved the outdoor patio overlooking the Missouri River. The restaurant was beautiful and the food prepared by the chef was excellent. The included...

Thank Jean1873
Rocky Mountains
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Grand Union Hotel offers several special events throughout the year, usually combining a special meal with an overnight stay for a package price. We have done these several times in the past and the service, food and accommodations have always been fantastic. They set themselves a high bar to meet for return visits. Sadly the last visit was not up...

Thank TravelRockies
Whitefish, Montana
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Second stay at this historic masterpiece on the Missouri in Montana. One of the most authentic renovations I've ever enjoyed. Rooms are spacious & unique with all modern conveniences. 5 stars for the restaurant downstairs as well. Visit Ft. Benton's 4 history museums, fish, swim, boat, golf, etc.

Thank MTPaddy

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
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  • 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: $151 - $209 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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.
marciaw475, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“overlooking the river makes for a great view, but overlooking the historic street would be nice as well”
richlindtravels, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request a room with a river view!”
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!”
Dougmckenzie, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I think the riverside rooms would add to the experience.”
janajills, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
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