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Econo Lodge Ponderosa

PricelineUS$ 64*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This hotel was a great find, a great room that was comfortable, clean and well equipped. The hotel had a lovely (small) swimming pool and a lounge area that was great after a long drive. Plenty of secure (free) parking spaces. This place ticked all the boxes for me. Within walking distance of nearby bars and restaurants.

Thank Bazerelli
Bigfork, Montana
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Our room was clean. The breakfast was okay - the coffee was gone when we got there. They did not accept AAA discount when we checked in - because it was a busy weekend. I have never experienced a hotel that will deny that discount on a whim. I find that unacceptable. Oh! - and the microwave took 8 minutes...

Thank montanamary2016
Minot, North Dakota
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Called to see if the pool would be open before booking, was told it opens "in June"-good! Took the kids down to swim June 3rd and was told "the city won't let us open, we need new fences and a bunch of stuff". Pool is not up to code and is not planning to be anytime soon. Don't come here...

Thank Barbara H
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Seems we had a renovated room that was very clean, no smell, temperature controls well. Quiet. Beds were new, on the hard side but very comfortable with the high loft feather pillows, we both had a great sleep. Fridge and microwave were old but worked really well. Rare to encounter a motel/hotel mini-fridge which refreezes multiple freezer packs in the...

Thank Kay L
Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 13 March 2016

This is now an Econo Lodge not a Quality Inn.This is an older hotel in the downtown area. Check inn was good. The place looks a bit run down but the room was clean and comfortable. The wifi was excellent. The breakfast was the normal Econo Lodge offering. Stayed here for the price. Undergroud parking did not feel secure. That's...

Thank donstone
Billings, Montana
Reviewed 25 February 2016

This property is a bit run down. Wall paper peeling off - bathroom faucet very hard to turn on - no security on back side of property - back door doesn't lock - poor house keeping - breakfast not served till 7am - room doors take forever to close. On the upper side beds are comfortable

Thank Kimberly B
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Very old building, we stayed one night but would be alright for two nights, signage isn't very good and it was dark and raining and had trouble finding the place. Breakfast is included and its outside the building in another room, again raining so had to walk in the rain to get to it. Did have undercover parking and laundry...

Thank twelveofus
clara w, General Manager at Econo Lodge Ponderosa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay in Great Falls. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an exceptional experience...

Kent, Washington
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

The hotel is in desperate need of signage. It is very easy to miss when driving, when in the garage there are no signs for the lobby This is an old hotel/motel design. The building is definitely showing some age. That being said the room was clean, the internet worked, no maintenance issues and the staff was friendly enough. Overall...

Thank mrbill999
clara w, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge Ponderosa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete the online survey regarding your recent stay in Great Falls, Mt. We appreciate your comments and having been recently purchased we are working on updating the signage. Sincerely,

Reviewed 7 September 2015

First, would like to verify that this is an ECONOLODGE, and no longer a Quality Inn. We drove by three times before we finally found this place in the heart of downtown (with a GPS system). It's hidden off the main drag with no signs on the building or in the street for guidance. The room was standard with two...

Thank Nicole L
clara w, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge Ponderosa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete the online survey. We do have one sign on the east side of the building. /the sign for the roof has been ordered but, we haven't received it as yet. I understand about the confusion and I offer my sincere apology. Sincerely

Burien, Washington
Reviewed 8 August 2015

This hotel changed their name about three weeks ago according the desk clerk. DO NOT STAY HERE !!! This place smelled from the minute we entered the leaky garage to our room. We had driven around for nearly 20 minutes in the rain trying to find this place, finally we stopped and called them. That's when they said they are...

1Thank BurienTraveler2014
clara w, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge Ponderosa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete the online survey regarding your recent stay. I am very sorry your were dissatisfied with your accommodations. Had we been aware of your complaints we would have tried to do something about it. Sincerely,

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Ponderosa

Address: 220 Central Ave, Great Falls, MT 59401-3190 (Formerly Quality Inn Ponderosa)
Region: United States > Montana > Great Falls
Price Range: ₹ 3,564 - ₹ 6,221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Ponderosa 2*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
Quality Inn Ponderosa Hotel Great Falls
Quality Inn Great Falls
Great Falls Quality Inn
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“Don't stay, find somewhere nicer.”
15caylag, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay at this place.”
MysticLace, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“It was snowing and it was nice to look out the window and see it”
twelveofus, 15 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay here it smells of smoke and must.”
  • One of the two beds.
  • Our bathroom.
  • A view of our room.
BurienTraveler2014, 7 Aug 2015 | Read review
“We liked room 202, close to the elevator and extremely quiet”
hereandthere, 12 Jun 2015 | Read review
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