One of the first questions you often have when planning a Montana summer vacation is a simple one: where are we going to stay? Finding the right place to stay in Montana isn’t easy because of the wealth of great destinations and lodging options throughout the state. But if you’re looking for a convenient, comfortable place to stay in Montana, consider the Town Pump hotel group—a collection of properties that can be your home away from home for a couple nights, a week, or for a month-long trek around the state. Town Pump’s Montana properties include:
- Super 8 Big Timber
- Super 8 Conrad
- Super 8 Columbus
- Comfort Inn of Butte
- Comfort Inn of Dillon
- Comfort Inn of Shelby
- Comfort Suites Helena
- Townhouse Inn of Hamilton
- Townhouse Inn of Havre
- Sleep Inn and Suites Miles City
- Sleep Inn and Suites Idaho Falls
- Holiday Inn Express and Suites Belgrade
- Shelby RV Park and Resort
Here are 10 reasons that Town Pump’s hotels and RV park are some of the best places to stay in Montana for your family vacation.
- Award-Winning Accommodations.
Recently, four Town Pump managed hotels received awards from Choice Hotels International. The Comfort Suites in Helena was one of them, receiving a Platinum Award for being in the top 3 percent hotels in the Comfort Suites brand nationwide. Another Town Pump property, the Sleep Inn & Suites in Miles City, has been named one of the 10 highest-rated TripAdvisor GreenLeaders™ in the United States. The list is based on the hotels that have achieved the peak “Platinum” status in the TripAdvisor GreenLeaders™ program, and are the most popular with travelers according to the TripAdvisor Popularity Index™.
Town Pump hotels feature a significant amount of variety. You can stay in a hotel in the center of one of Montana’s largest cities in an all-suite, 90-room new hotel at the Comfort Suites Helena. Or you can opt for a pet-friendly hotel in Bitterroot Valley with an adjacent casino at Townhouse Inn of Hamilton.The Town Pump collection also includes the Shelby RV Park and Resort, which was recently added to the portfolio. The park is conveniently located off the intersection of I-15 and Highway 2 in Shelby, Montana. It has 27 available sites with electrical and cable hookups, and RV guests can access an indoor pool, hot tub, sauna and fitness room at the resort. If you want a break from the RV for a night tor two, rent one of the on-site, small lodge cabins with full amenities that include a kitchen, bathroom, living room and more. The well-maintained park also includes Wi-Fi, showers and laundry facilities—plus views of gorgeous Montana plains and a convenient location near Montana Lil’s Casino, a Town Pump convenience store and the Country Skillet Restaurant.
- Free Hot Breakfast.
Who doesn’t love free breakfast? Luckily, all of Town Pump’s Comfort Inns, Comfort Suites, TownHouse Inns, Sleep Inn & Suites, and Holiday Inn Express & Suites offer a complimentary hot breakfast buffet where guests can choose between freshly made scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausages and more. Additional items available include fruits, cereal and yogurts. Super 8 properties feature a free, expanded continental breakfast buffet with the “Simply Super Cinnamon Roll.”
- Friendly Staff.
This is Montana, which redefines hospitality at every turn. Town Pump takes pride in its friendly staff members who go out of their way to accommodate you. Customer service is prompt, and staff members are very knowledgeable about each region in Montana. They can easily point you in the right direction in terms of nearby attractions, restaurants and directions to your next destination.
- Comfortable Guest Rooms and Specialty Suites.
Town Pump’s guest rooms are designed to make you feel right at home. That means you’ll find cozy, pillowtop beds and flat-screen TVs. Our priority is to make sure you get a good night’s sleep. Every property is also handicap-friendly with specialty rooms that accommodate all types of guests.
- Technologies You Expect.
Town Pump hotels offer free, high-speed Internet at no extra cost. Most properties also have business centers with comfortable seating and large tables if you want to stretch out and map out your to-do list for your next destination or print off your Montana bucket list.
- Ways to Relax.
When staying at a Town Pump hotel property, fun amenities often include indoor pools, saunas and hot tubs. If you want to get some exercise in before hitting the hot tub, you can find a fitness center at almost every location.
- Free Shuttle Service.
At most locations, you can expect complimentary shuttle service to nearby airports, attractions, restaurants and shopping districts. Consider the Stay, Park and Fly service, where guests can leave their cars parked at the hotels (throughout the entire trip) and use the shuttle to the airport. If you’re traveling by train, some hotels offer the Stay, Park and Rail Packages.
- Convenient Locations.
Every Town Pump hotel is conveniently located near a Town Pump Travel Plaza, where you can stock up on fuel, snacks, beverages and souvenirs. Many hotels are also located near a Town Pump Lucky Lil’s, Montana Lil’s or Magic Diamond Casino, which has been rated as one of Montana’s best casinos. Guests staying at a casino property should ask about Town Pump’s Stay, Play and Win Package.
- Montana Attractions.
All of the lodging properties are purposely located near local area attractions, outdoor recreation, national parks, streams and lakes, as well as areas for wildlife viewing. When staying at a Town Pump hotel, there’s always something to see and do for everyone. Some locations are a perfect stop between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks, giving you a quick place to stop and explore the stunning state of Montana on an outdoor, adventurous trek through the state.