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835 Great Northern Boulevard
Helena, Montana 59601-3315
United States


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Hotel Overview

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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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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets may be accepted. Please contact the hotel directly for full details.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • Restaurant on-site
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • 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
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Indoor pool Heated
  • Hot tub Hot Tub
  • Exercise facility, 24 hours, free
  • Baggage hold
  • Airport courtesy shuttle available, 24-hours, to and from Helena Regional Airport
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Printer available
  • Dataports
  • Conference services
  • Exhibit services
  • Shipping
  • Fax services, free incoming faxes up to 50 pages, free local and 800# faxes, charge on long distance outgoing fax
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Catering
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Business center, staffed
  • Fax machine
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Outdoor parking
  • Stair stepper
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Conference facilities
  • Ballroom
  • Physically challenged services, raised toilet
  • Hearing impaired services TDD Phones, vibrating door and phone alert
  • Physically challenged facilities Roll-in showers, ramps, grab bars
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Guest laundry
  • 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 available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Interior/Exterior corridor
  • Porterage/bell services
  • Dry cleaning
  • 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
  • Air-conditioning
  • 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:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual notification devices for door knocks
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control
  • Visual fire alarms
  • Visual smoke alarms
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  • Cable satellite television
  • In-room movies
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Free long distance access
  • Dataports, wireless
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls
  • AM/FM Alarm clock
  • Desk/work area
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • AM/FM radio stereo
  • Hair dryer
  • 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
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Adjoining rooms available
  • Crib available
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Speaker phone
  • Rollaways available
  • Air-conditioning
  • 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
  • Closed-caption TV
  • 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
  • Accessible safes
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Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 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 Dinner 4:30p-9p
  • 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 Sun: 12p-9p
  • 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

Nearby Cities

  • 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 Gallatin Field
  • 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.