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Econo Lodge Ponderosa

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Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although this hotel has all the amenities you could hope for in a nice upper-end budget motel, the day staff was atrocious! The building is a lovely, older place. The room was pretty and well-decorated. Very comfortable; however housekeeping is lax. I found a used bar of soap in the shower, there was a half-inch-thick bit of dust on the...

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Australia
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

We stayed here on a recent road trip. We had read some reviews that were less than positive. What a pleasant surprise when we arrived. Although the external appearance was average the room were spacious and clean. The breakfast was of an acceptable standard and staff friendly. Would recommend if you are on a budget. However hotel is tired and...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is an older property that could use an update. I had a king room with a sofa, microwave and fridge. The room was very large. The bed was comfortable, the room clean and quiet. There are some good eating places nearby. The breakfast was better than the basics as they did offer scrambled eggs, along with cereal and yogurt....

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Havre, Montana
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is a decent option for people who aren't looking for fancy accommodations. It's right in downtown Great Falls, and it's clean, comfortable and quiet. I selected it for the location and price. Breakfast was included. There was no airport shuttle.

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Our car broken down and we ended up at Econo Lodge. We booked a room at a reasonable price. The manager was awesome at helping us get to the airport to obtain a rental car. They helped us with a late check out because of the car. The outside was dated but the inside was very clean and well maintained.

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High River, Canada
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We've stayed at this hotel a number of times. It is usually clean and the beds are comfortable. This time, however, was quite disappointed with the rudeness of the staff. I went to the breakfast area to make a plate for my son, who was upstairs. The kitchen staff refused to allow us to take any breakfast to our room...

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Seaside Heights, New Jersey
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We stayed for 1 night while on a road trip. This is a budget hotel. The outside of the building is dated. Looks like it may have been built in the 60s or 70s. You can see that they have invested in newer (comfortable) bedding and carpet. The bathroom fixtures/counters are clean and work but are of an older style....

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South Bend, Washington
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Came into town early and it was quite busy. I was able to get a room here from a very friendly young man working the swing shift. I had a less than good experience with an older man working the graveyard shift the following night. Someone should give him a quarter and take him to charm school. Overall the property...

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wyoming
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Not bad for an Econo Lodge. Low frills, but satisfactory room that came with a fridge. Underground parking with plenty of room. Convenient walking distance to downtown, along with some great restaurant and bar options. Overall a pretty sweet deal for the price. But BEWARE THE CHECK-OUT NAZI!! I was just getting things ready about 15 minutes before check-out, when...

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Great Falls, Montana
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Our room was dusty, mirrors were streaked and our bathroom was disgusting. Our floor smelled like somebody was out in the hall smoking cigarettes all day. I told the employee about it, but he didn't offer to give us another room or give us a discount. We will never stay here again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Ponderosa

Address: 220 Central Avenue, Great Falls, MT 59401 (Formerly Quality Inn Ponderosa)
Region: United States > Montana > Great Falls
Price Range: $80 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Ponderosa 2*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
Quality Inn Ponderosa Hotel Great Falls
Quality Inn Great Falls
Great Falls Quality Inn
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“Don't stay, find somewhere nicer.”
15caylag, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay at this place.”
MysticLace, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“It was snowing and it was nice to look out the window and see it”
twelveofus, 15 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay here it smells of smoke and must.”
  • One of the two beds.
  • Our bathroom.
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BurienTraveler2014, 7 Aug 2015 | Read review
“We liked room 202, close to the elevator and extremely quiet”
hereandthere, 12 Jun 2015 | Read review
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