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Budget Inn Express


Enjoy your stay in Montana without destroying your pocket book. ​Budget Inn Express is located in historic downtown Helena, the capital of Montana. While staying with us walk down the Last Chance Gulch walking mall and enjoy the turn-of-the-century architecture, best restaurants, taverns, shops, entertainment, Grand Street Theatre and seasonal performing groups. If outdoor recreation is your niche-- trails, mountains, ski resorts, boating tours and much more awaits you within just a few minutes of the motel. We offer clean rooms at one of the lowest prices in town. We have a guest laundry, Wi-Fi, phone (free local and long distance calls), cable TV, microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee. For those wanting to have an extended stay in our beautiful state, we offer weekly and monthly rates.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Room features
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Owners were very nice. Great location and value. Room was clean. Couldn't find anything near Yellowstone. Owner was nice enough to check us in at 2am. Nice little gift shop in motel lobby. I stayed here July 2015 and would definitely stay again if I ever return to Helena.
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Chose the motel for location and price. First, it had all of the amenities that a motel should have: Fridge in the room, microwave, TV with cable, wifi, a clean shower, comfortable beds, a working thermostat, a place to hang clothes, and drawers to put clothes in. Second,
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Stayed here for a night travelling to Arizona from Canada. It is not very conveniently placed near the I15 main highway but if you want downtown accessibility then it is fine. The room was clean, the bed comfortable, had the necessary amenities and the staff was friendly.
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My wife and I stayed here for two nights. Check-in and check-out were fine - staff were polite. The facility is a two-story, older motel. Pros: location - downtown and close to one of the main business streets, so not very far to walk or drive to restaurants, gas stations,
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Response from Budget Inn E, Owner at Budget Inn Express
Responded 24 Aug. 2018
Thank you for staying with us and for your review! Our goal at the Budget Inn Express is to always provide a good clean room at a great price. We hope to see you again!
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We were transitting through Montana and chose this motel for the low price. We should have known better! Upon arrival, we saw many motor cycle guests hanging around the parking lot; many other guests were hanging on the second floor outside railing and stairs smoking. 1 of 2
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Response from Budget Inn E, Owner at Budget Inn Express
Responded 24 Aug. 2018
Henry, Our rooms are clean and functional. The motel is not "new" and we don't pretend it is. Your room was very clean, featured two nice queen beds with quality pillow-top mattresses, free WIFI, and a flatscreen TV. The motel was fully booked because we have many great customers who love staying in beautiful downtown Helena. Not sure what your problem with motorcyclists is....they are great people. Smokers have to smoke outside as we don't allow any smoking in our building (just like every other hotel). Adios amigo! Good luck finding a better deal next time!
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"Ground floor. The rooms are quiet so no need to worry about sound from upstairs."
USD 58 - USD 65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesMontanaHelena
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