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Grand Union Hotel
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Fort Benton
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64 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Cheryl and gang run the best of the best...a destination!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2012

Was there on business...from the terrific restaurant to the well-appointed room to the immaculant restoration...could not be a better experience. The chef is world class and the stay was as good as it gets!!

Room Tip: They DO have an elevator (behind the staircase) so check in is a breeze...had a corner upgraded suit...
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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Hamilton, Montana
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30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2012

The Grand Union was the first luxury hotel in Montana, and it quietly reflects its pedigree. The present owners have combined historical accuracy, impeccable taste, relaxed service and extraordinary dining into a archetype for restored historic hotels. We return twice a year, minimum, to commune with the spirits of a very real Montana.

Room Tip: All are good but the suites provide extra space (you can't have 205 if we're staying).
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  • Stayed February 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2011

My girlfriend and I spent a magical Christmas with the gang at the Grand Union. We knew we had made the right choice right from the moment that we walked into the lobby and saw the wonderful Christmas decorations.

This grand old hotel wonderfully tells its history while being a very comfortable modern hotel with good sized rooms and wireless internet.

Spectacularly located on the banks of the Missouri River this hidden gem is perfect for a quiet getaway. The rooms have huge windows and we had a great view of sunrises over the river and a look along the park and Front Street from the second floor junior suite.

But better than all of that is the staff that will do anything to make your stay comfortable. While the place has an amazing restaurant it was going to be closed over Christmas so the staff called all over the local area to find a restaurant open on Christmas Day and they provided us with home baked muffins at our door for Christmas morning breakfast. When they heard we were planning on going in to tour the Charlie Russell Museum in Great Falls they provided us with free passes.

Thanks to all at the Grand Union for a memorable magical Christmas.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Great Falls, Montana
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73 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2011

Just a short drive north from Great Falls, Montana, and east from Glacier National Park, sitting on the Missouri River, this historic hotel has grand style that can befit a wedding party or a group of river rafters.

The owners have not over modernized the building to take the ambiance away, but updated every aspect to attend to a guest's comfort. The dining room serves a breakfast included in your stay, but it is the dinners or lunches that are prepared and presented with the utmost care for your continental style. But you will also get a Montana flair and, certainly, good Montana beef, as well as vegetarian dishes that are scrumptious!.

I have stayed here numerable times and in nearly all the types of rooms. The suites are especially nice with a sitting area, but each room offers you a feeling of subtle elegance: it is as you are stepping back into the late 1800's when the hotel was built, but in today's convenience. If you enjoy the small things, like paint color or the way a shelf is included in a bathroom, you are going to love this hotel.Their website is great: www.grandunionhotel.com.

Visit the museums, experience a real Montana bar, run the river, walk the river edge trail and visit the interpretive center. But always stay at The Grand Union Hotel, we Montanans do!.

Room Tip: I like the second floor suite the best, but any of the river-faced rooms are fantastic.It is a corne...
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  • Stayed November 2010, travelled with family
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2011

The hotel was a little quirky (at the check-in desk there was a sign saying to see the hostess in the restaurant for help), but very friendly, beautifully restored, and nicely furnished. It exceeded my expectations given we were in the middle of nowhere Montana. Since we reserved this hotel fairly late, the only available rooms left were junior suites. This actually worked out well. Since we were staying 2 nights, it enabled us to spread out a little bit. The room itself was newly decorated and was on the caliber of a higher end hotel in a large city. Very clean.

Room Tip: I'd book a suite if possible
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  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Grand Union Hotel

Property: Grand Union Hotel
Address: 1 Grand Union Square, PO Box 1119, Fort Benton, MT 59442
Region: United States > Montana > Fort Benton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Fort Benton
Price range (per night): ₹ 7,797 - ₹ 9,849
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Grand Union Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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