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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.

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!

The pool is currently closed. It will reopen on 8/30/22

Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets may be accepted. Please contact the hotel directly for full details.
Child Policy
Children 17 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

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, Full Service, Steakhouse, Open for: lunch, dinner, Lounge opens at 4 p.m. Dining begins at 5 p.m. Closed Sundays and Holidays.
  • Across the street from Brewhouse Pub & Grille, Pub, American, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • Across the street from Hokkaido, Full Service, Japanese, Open for: lunch, dinner, Lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Dinner 4:30-9 p.m.
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Lucca's, Full Service, Italian, Open for: dinner, Wed-Sun: 5 - 9 p.m. Reservations Required
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Windbag Saloon, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Mon-Fri 11 a.m. - 2 a.m. and Sat & Sun 10 a.m. - 2 a.m.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from On Broadway, Full Service, Italian, Open for: dinner, Mon-Sat: 5:30 to 10 p.m.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Mediterranean Grill, Full Service, Mediterranean, Open for: lunch, dinner, Mon-Sat: 11 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Across the street from Bad Betty's, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, Monday - Friday 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Jade Garden, Full Service, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner, Sun-Thurs: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Fri & Sat: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from McKenzie River Pizza, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Mon-Thur: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Fri & Sat: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Sun: 12 noon - 9 p.m.
  • Adjacent to Creperie, Cafe, French, Open for: breakfast, lunch, Mon-Fri: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sat & Sun 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Staggering Ox, Deli, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Mon-Fri: 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Sat & Sun: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • 0.50 mile(s) from The Montana Club, Full Service, American, Open for: dinner, Tue-Sat: 5 p.m. to close.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Sud's Hut, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, 11 a.m. - 12 midnight.
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Marysville House, Full Service, American, Open for: dinner
  • Adjacent to Subway, Deli, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 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.