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Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Excellent location ( we're on our way to Glacier) on the Missouri. A great agricultural museum, Fort Benton, river walk and ice cream within walking distance. No cell service and wifi a bit spotty but doable, good bed and great restaurant. Have the ribeye!

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Montana
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Built in 1882, when Fort Benton was THE place to be in Montana. Renovated since then, but still with older decor. Located on the river walk, very central. Best rooms view the Missouri River from the front or left side. Get a top (third or possibly second) floor river view room--or stay in another town. Other rooms have no good...

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LETHBRIDGE
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Always a comfortable stay in an impeccably restored 1880's environment. Excellent Service. Was a little disappointed in the Breakfast during my last stay, ran out of coffee, pastries etc. -- which is out of character for this establishment. Great Value when you compare the comfort and amenities to any larger upscale chain.

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Dover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2015

I first stayed here six years ago on my way to Calgary with my family.....and loved it. Six years later it is still great. Fort Benton is a small town in the middle of nowhere on the banks of the Missouri and well worth a visit. The Grand Union is a classic historical Montana hotel with a properly good restaurant....

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Helena, Montana
Reviewed 30 July 2015

What an awesome hotel. The staff was most attentive. The food at the restaurant was absolutely amazing. Can't wait to go back again. My sister, my cousin, and I stayed here for a night. We really had a great time. Thank you.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Like going back in time! A small town with an amazing history.The Master Suite at the Grand Union was simply stunning, and the staff were so friendly and helpful. The restaurant was amazing (where else are you going to find Emu Tartare?). Highly recommended!

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Winnipeg
Reviewed 26 July 2015

We stayed in the Master Suite, with three large windows looking out onto the Missouri river. Breathtaking view at all times of the day, but maybe most beautiful in the evening when the lights from the bridge are reflected in the water. We stayed in nice hotels during this road trip, but could have fit any two of those rooms...

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Missoula, Montana, United States
Reviewed 20 July 2015

A friend of mine and I did a road trip and we managed to get a reservation at this hotel. We both love old buildings and this was just a wonderful place to stay. You really seem to step back in time when you walk in the front door. Staff was very pleasant and the setting of being right on...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 20 July 2015

You don't stop at a hotel like this for modern conveniences. Instead, you stop to marvel at the restoration of this 19th century marvel. As interpretive signs along the river explain, this was as far as steamships could travel up the Missouri River. It was about as lawless as you can imagine. One sign referred to a block of Main...

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Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 13 July 2015

What a beautiful historic hotel. Just like walking back in time. As we checked in, the front desk clerk gave us a brief history of Fort Benton including showing us the huge front room in the hotel where people in the wild old west days would sit and watch the wild and rowdy cowboys riding their horses on the main...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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 High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: $153 - $193 (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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We find the third floor quieter and like rooms overlooking the river.”
  • Room 301.
  • View of the Missouri River from room.
 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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