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Dude Rancher Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staycation to celebrate our anniversary. Pleasantly surprised by how quaint and comfortable this hotel was. Close to downtown without the high price. We walked everywhere. The heating was loud during the night when it kicked in, but otherwise no complaints.

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Wendy O, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Good Morning, thank you for staying with us here at the Dude Rancher Lodge. What a pleasure to make sure your anniversary stay was fun and pleasant. We are happy to know that you were able to walk around downtown Billings and enjoy our wonderful town. Come back again, you are always welcomed.

Lacombe, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was prebooked by a buddy of mine while on our way to Sturgis. The rooms were okay and fairly comfortable. You could tell that renovations were done. Front staff was very friendly and knowledable about the surroundings and area. Good place and centrally located downtown. Very quiet at night.

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Wendy O, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank you for the great review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay on the way to such a fantastic rally. Come back again, we like to hear about our guest(s) travels and what they saw.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did not have the greatest experience staying at the dude Rancher Lodge. The hotel room definitely was not one of the cleanest that I have seen. There was a hair on my pillow when we arrived in the room as well as a french fry underneath the dresser. There also seemed to be quite a bit of people on...

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Wendy O, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Good Morning, thank you for letting us know about your experience. We would appreciate that you call us so we discuss what and where the people you described were. We are very serious about our hotel guest. Thank you

Eagle River, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here about two weeks. The place was clean comfortable staff was unbeatable they made me feel that I belong there. I will be returning here for another two weeks in May. I highly recommend this place. The rooms are a little rustic plus they got updated rooms here they're all nice. I do recommend this place to stay.

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Wendy O, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Good Morning Bob, Thank you so much for the great review. Our employees work very hard to make sure the guest have a restful and fun stay with us. Come back again, you are always welcomed.

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

After arriving at the Dudes ranch in Billings, we were greeted with friendly reception staff which checked us quickly. Our purpose for our stay was to bring Lily, a st bernard puppy, to Billings to get a flight down to Florida to her forever home. We checked into our room and on quick inspection things looked ok. Then the wife...

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Wendy O, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Good Morning Nigel, First thank you for staying with us, and nice to hear that after your room move you were able to enjoy yourselves. We are sorry about the first room and this will be looked at very carefully to make sure the same mistake does not happen. So glad to hear about Lily having her forever home. You...

Reviewed 7 March 2017

Awesome staff!!! Awesome service!!!! This place is not no high end high paying motel ,,, but the service is impeccable, the higher end hotels should come here and learn something fro this place. The onsite cafe also can deliver to your room.

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Wendy O, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Good Morning, thank you so much for the kind review. We do our very best to make sure that when you stay at the Dude Rancher you have a wonderful night sleep and enjoy a great meal in our new restaurant. The staff will be very happy to hear what you have said. They work very hard and take pride...

Gillette, Wyoming
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Motel is off the main street and quiet, it's a little out dated. The bed was quite comfortable and the room clean, as I am very picky when it comes to this. Had to wait for the receptionist to finish her cigarette and finish up with her friend but over all our experience was pleasant... They have a restaurant attached...

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Wendy O, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

I would like to say thank you for staying with us here at the Dude Rancher Lodge. We are happy to hear you had a good night sleep and over all you had a very pleasant time. I do apologize for the check in experience. We will take strides to make sure this doesn't happen again. Come back again.

Wiehle, VA
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I wish my camera hadn't lost the photos from my trip. I usually don't comment about the décor of a hotel unless its awful. In the case of The Dude Rancher, it was awesome! But, the old west bunkhouse furniture in the room and the lobby is only the “skin” of a very respectable hotel for the 21st century. It's...

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Wendy O, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Good Morning, What a glorious review. Thank you so much. You have conveyed what we do everyday. We are so happy that you enjoyed our wonderful quaint hotel. We would love for you to come back again and personally meet our staff, especially the housekeepers as they do their utmost best to make sure the rooms are clean and comfortable....

Lewistown, Montana
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The Dude Rancher's better days are definitely behind it, but it is an inexpensive alternative for downtown Billings, clean, fairly quiet, and near everything. It appears that they're re-doing the restaurant, so we'll give it a try the next time we're staying over in town. The front desk people were friendly and the mattress was comfortable.

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Wendy O, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us. We work hard to make sure our guests are comfortable. Yes, the restaurant is being completely remodeled including a new menu with some old favorites. After the restaurant, the next project will be the guest rooms. We have already replaced 95% of the windows, started painting and will continue from there. Come...

Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We booked the Dude Rancher online for a night while my mom was in the hospital. I don't know if that upset the front desk receptionist or what but from the very beginning she was quite rude. I would definitely not recommend staying here. The hotel has not been updated for what looks like at least a decade. The rooms...

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Wendy O, Director of Sales at Dude Rancher Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your frank review. We will be working on this issue. I do hope you let the front desk know so we may check into what went wrong. Thank you.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dude Rancher Lodge is an historic downtown Billings hotel. We are proud to be listed in the National Register of Historic Places, which is America’s official list of important properties that provide a valuable link to the past and have been deemed worthy of preservation. Built in 1949, our hotel near downtown Billings is a rustic ranch that features weeping brick mortar and full-length porches. Our interior is designed with knotty pine paneling, custom-built western-style furnishings, decorative lampshades and carpeting that is adorned with the brands of local ranchers who originally invested in the property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dude Rancher Lodge

Address: 415 N 29th St, Billings, MT 59101-1245
Region: United States > Montana > Billings
Price Range: €79 - €97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dude Rancher Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 56
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