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Helena, Montana, United States
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Discover the best of Helena, Montana and enjoy your stay at the Best Western Premier Helena Great Northern Hotel.
The Best Western Premier Helena Great Northern Hotel is located in the Great Northern Town Center.
We love to see our guests enjoying themselves in our lobby.
Enjoy free high-speed internet in our 24-hour business center.
The patio is available based on availability to gather with family or colleagues.
Whether you want to relax poolside or take a dip, our heated indoor pool area is the perfect place to unwind.
There’s nothing like a relaxing dip in our hot tub after a long day.
Fit a workout into your busy day during your stay with the convenience of our 24-hour fitness center.
Our fitness center is outfitted with everything you need for a great workout.
The Shoppe at the Great Northern offers forgotten items, snacks, beverages and great gifts to take home!
Our popular poolside king suite offers a queen hide a bed. Located on 1st floor.
Standard 2 Queen Guest Room
Standard King Guest Room
Our family suite has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. A king bed in one room and 2 queens in the other.
Our family suite is perfect when traveling with the family to have a little extra room for the night.
If you’re looking for a little extra space to stretch out and relax, book one of our king feature rooms.
Your comfort is our first priority. In our king feature guest room, you will find that and much more.
Accessible King room with roll in shower. These rooms are located on the first floor.
Accessible room, 2 Queen beds and roll in shower. This room is located on the first floor.
All guest bathrooms have a large vanity with plenty of room to unpack the necessities.
All mobility accessible rooms include a roll in shower with a seat and bars.
Rise and shine with a complimentary breakfast every morning. Come see what the team in the Dining Car are providing today!
Complimentary breakfast; don’t forget to try our waffles. The fresh fruit is received from our locally owned grocery along with their fresh salsa.
Enjoy complimentary breakfast in The Dining Car every day from 6:30 a.m-10:00 a.m every day. We also offer the Grab and Go for the early risers or those just on the run - available at the front desk.
The Silver Star Steak Company offers a great environment for dinner or an after work beverage.
Silver Star Steak Company is attached to the hotel and offers room service and charging to your room.
Large foyer area outside of meeting rooms is a great place to catch up on your emails or visit.
Our meeting space can be used for a large professional convention or an intimate banquet setting. Seating up to 550 dining.
Great Northern Ballroom. We have a sales staff that is ready to assist you with your needs.
Right out our front door, enjoy the footsteps of Lewis and Clark as they made their way around Montana.
Helena's favorite family entertainment attraction is home to 37 animals with other indigenous Montana animals such as cutthroat trout, bobcats, antelope and more.
ExplorationWorks! is a hands-on interactive science center for all ages. Exhibits change seasonally so the center is different every time you visit.
Last Chance Tour Train offers tours of historic Helena. Open May - September.
A Helena symbol since the 1870's, the Fire Tower is lit during the holiday season.
Guests at our Helena hotel enjoy a prime downtown location, located in the Great Northern Town Center and just minutes away from attractions the city has to offer.
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With upgraded amenities and a theme reminiscent of the Great Northern Railroad days our hotel and staff will make you feel right at home when on the road for business or pleasure. Our downtown location makes access to the state capital and Helena area businesses a breeze. With several dining options in the town center you won't have to commute far in the evenings for a great dinner. Helena also offers many family-friendly activities. With Exploration Works and the Great Northern Carousel located a block away we are the perfect location for basing your stay. Carroll College is across the street, and our hotel regularly hosts visiting faculty, students and parents. The world-class customer service of our award-winning hotel makes choosing to stay with us simple.
With convention and meeting space we can accommodate groups of many sizes, and a maximum of 500. Our sales staff has years of experience and will help you every step of the way to make your meeting, convention, or wedding a success.
At this Helena hotel, every staff member is committed to providing the absolute best in service. With spacious rooms, a relaxing atmosphere and a downtown location, the Best Western Premier Helena Great Northern Hotel has everything guests need for a wonderful stay.
Reserve a well-appointed room in the comfortable the Best Western Premier Helena Great Northern Hotel, where quality and service are top priority! We are getting even better!
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Before I retired, I was employed by the State of MT working 90 miles away in Great Falls. When the need arose, I and others traveled to Helena, the state capitol. My favorite hotel was this one. It...
Great Falls, Montana on 27-Mar-2020
Fantastic place. Very stylish and up to date. Great views from rooms. Great food for breakfast and dinner.(restaurant located in hotel). Located in the center of a downtown retail area, with lots of...
Flagstaff, Arizona on 22-Mar-2020
This Best Western May be one of the higher priced ones we have stayed in, but with the coronavirus hitting everyone, their premises was clean, the staff caring and knowledgeable, and the way...
By William M
Calgary, Canada on 21-Mar-2020
Traveled to Helena for a short business stay. Hotel was clean, quiet, and staff all were pleasant and helpful. Adjoining restaurant menu had a nice varied menu and food was excellent. Stayed during...
Somers, Montana on 18-Mar-2020
All around great place to stay. Lots to do right there, friendly. Quiet place. Had everything we were looking for in a hotel. Had the best time. We will definently be back to stay again here real soon
Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, steel cut oatmeal, fresh cut fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, waffles and other gluten free options, yogurt, juice and coffee, tea and hot chocolate.
Hours: (September to May) Monday-Friday 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday & Sunday 7 to 10 a.m.
Hours: (June to August) 7 to 10 a.m. daily
Indoor pool Heated
Hot tub Hot Tub
Exercise facility, 24 hours, free
Airport courtesy shuttle available, 24-hours, to and from Helena Regional Airport
24-hour front desk
Fax services, free incoming faxes up to 50 pages, free local and 800# faxes, charge on long distance outgoing fax
Weight lifting equipment
Business center, staffed
Photocopy, nominal fee
Parking for the physically challenged
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Physically challenged services, raised toilet
Hearing impaired services TDD Phones, vibrating door and phone alert
Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless Internet access; All guest rooms are hardwired for Internet access
Computer modem hookups
Cable or satellite television
Wedding services, hotel convention space can be rented for wedding receptions and rehearsal dinners. Advance notice needed, and based on availability.
Convenience store/Sundry gift/ sundry shop open 24 hours a day with food, beverage and gift items.
Table tennis/ping pong
Gift shop or newsstand
High-speed Internet access
Cash machine or ATM
Public Space ADA Accessible Features:
Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
An accessible lobby entrance door
Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
Accessible table in eating area
The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
Public restrooms accessible
Guest Room Communication Assist Features:
Visual notification devices for door knocks
Visual notification devices for telephones
Telephones have volume control
Visual fire alarms
Visual smoke alarms
Cable satellite television
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Free long distance access
AM/FM Alarm clock
AM/FM radio stereo
Iron, ironing board
Room service is available from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday and Sunday late afternoon from 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
In-room Bath & Body Works® toiletries available
Mountain view, rooms with Mount Helena view available
Adjoining rooms available
High-speed Internet access
In-room safe, free
Sofa bed available
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 5
Physically challenged rooms/facilities, available
Bathtub seat, available available
Rails in bathroom available
Wheelchair accessible, available available
Raised toilet with grab bars, available available
Visual alarm, available
Knock lights, available
Safety bar in shower, available
Walk-in shower, available available
Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)
Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:
Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
Accessible clear floor space
0.10 mile(s) from DA Davidson Corporation, offices
1 block(s) from MT State Fund
0.10 mile(s) from Anderson ZurMuehlen
1 block(s) from Sofi
1 block(s) from PacificSource
1 block(s) from Federal Courthouse
3 block(s) from Federal Reserve Bank
1 block(s) from Crowley-Fleck Law Firm
2 block(s) from Wipfli
0.05 mile(s) from ExplorationWorks., A Hands-On interactive science center with experiences for the whole family.
0.05 mile(s) from Great Northern Carousel, homemade ice cream and old-fashioned carousel rides.
0.10 mile(s) from Cinemark Theater, 10 plex movie theater with stadium seating and XD theater
0.50 mile(s) from Cathedral of St. Helena, historical site.
0.30 mile(s) from Last Chance Gulch, historic downtown area. shopping, antiques, historic landmarks.
1.50 mile(s) from Last Chance Tour Train, takes you around Helena to all the historic sites and the original city, great history and fun ride, starts at the Historical Society.
20 mile(s) from Gates of the Mountains, 120 minute guided boat cruise
1.50 mile(s) from Montana Historical Societ, located right next to the Capitol.
1.50 mile(s) from Montana State Capitol, open for self guided tours during business hours year round
0.75 mile(s) from Org. Governor's Mansion, on list of historic sites.
0.50 mile(s) from Helena Walking Tours., Downloadable app available. Helena Walking App.
0.25 mile(s) from Helena Civic Center, entertainment and event venues.
0.50 mile(s) from Grandstreet Theatre, live theater.
0.50 mile(s) from Holter Museum of Art.
0.75 mile(s) from Myrna Loy Center, live and film theater.
25.00 mile(s) from Tizer Botanic Gardens, located in Jefferson City.
30 mile(s) from Great Divide Ski Center
5 mile(s) from Broadwater Hot Springs, natural hot spring pool open year round
Adjacent to Silver Star Steak Company, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Opens 11:30am Monday - Friday
Opens 4:30pm Saturday & Sunday
Across the street from Brewhouse Pub & Grille, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Across the street from Hokkaido, Bar/Lounge, Japanese, Open for: lunch, dinner, Lunch 11a-2p
Adjacent to Creperie, Cafe, French, Open for: breakfast, lunch, Mon-Fri 7a-4p
Sat & Sun 8a-3p
0.50 mile(s) from Windbag Saloon, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Mon-Fri 11a-2a
Sat & Sun 10a-2a
1.00 mile(s) from On Broadway, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: dinner, Mon-Sat: 5:30pm to 10pm
1.00 mile(s) from Mediterranean Grill, Bar/Lounge, Mediterranean, Open for: lunch, dinner, Mon-Sat: 11a-9:30p
.5 mile(s) from Lucca's, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: dinner, Wed-Sun: 5p-9p Reservations Required
.2 mile(s) from Staggering Ox, Deli, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Mon-Fri: 7a-8p
Sat & Sun: 8a-7p
.50 mile(s) from The Montana Club, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner, Tue-Sat: 5pm to close
Across the street from Bad Betty's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, Monday - Friday
10:30am - 3pm
2.00 mile(s) from Jade Garden, Bar/Lounge, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner, Sun-Thurs: 11a-9p
Fri & Sat: 11a-10p
1. mile(s) from Sud's Hut, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, 11a-12a
40 mile(s) from Marysville House, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner,
2.00 mile(s) from McKenzie River Pizza, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Mon-Thur: 11a-9p
Fri & Sat: 11a-10p
Adjacent to Subway, Deli, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
1 mile(s) from Bridge Pizza, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2 block(s) from Carroll College, 4-year private college
95.00 mile(s) from Bozeman
68.00 mile(s) from Butte
90.00 mile(s) from Great Falls
115.0 mile(s) from Missoula
130 mile(s) from Big Sky
230 mile(s) from Billings
230 mile(s) from Kalispell
176 mile(s) from West Yellowstone
1.0 mile(s) from Geocaching, With over 700 caches in 40 destinations Helena is a geocaching mecca that highlights our engaging history and attractions.
1. mile(s) from Helena Walking App, Walking tour app guides you through Helena's story while highlighting the museums, downtown, and historic views.
1.50 mile(s) from Mount Helena City Park, Helena's most noticeable landmark and features numerous trails of various levels of difficulty with 630 acres.
0.50 mile(s) from Hiking, Over 400 miles of trails in the area and 80 miles accessible from downtown.
1.00 mile(s) from Biking, Bike Helena and trail rider over 400 miles of trails. Designated by IMBA as a silver level ride center.
20.00 mile(s) from Boating/Sailing/JetSkiing
4. mile(s) from Broadwater Hot Springs, Natural hot springs
15.00 mile(s) from Canyon Ferry Lake
40.0 mile(s) from Horseback Riding
14.0 mile(s) from Prospecting, Gold or Sapphire panning
2.00 mile(s) from Bill Roberts Golf Course, public golf course
2.5 mile(s) from Spring Meadow Lake, Day-use park for swimming, sunbathing, fishing, bird-watching, and having fun.
45 mile(s) from Holter Lake
25.00 mile(s) from Great Divide Ski Area, great family skiing area
6.00 mile(s) from Ice skating
20.00 mile(s) from Snowmobiling
30.00 mile(s) from Missouri River, Great fly fishing
60 mile(s) from Lewis & Clark Caverns
2.00 mile(s) from Downtown Helena, Lots of shops in the historic part of downtown Helena
3.00 mile(s) from North Area Shopping, Target, Macy's, Hallmark, Bob Wards Sporting Goods, Sportsman Warehouse, TJ Max, Christopher Banks, Hobby Lobby, Maurice's, Home Depot, Lowes, Ross, Famous Footwear, Ulta Beauty, Petco, PetSmart, Ashley Furniture
0.25 mile(s) from Rimrock Trailways, bus terminal
3.00 mile(s) from Helena Regional Airport
91 mile(s) from Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport
0.10 mile(s) from Helena, The Helena Area Transit System runs from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. There is a pick up location within a few blocks of the hotel.