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Grand Union Hotel

  • 1 Grand Union Sq. Box 1119 Map It
  • Fort Benton
  • Fodor's Choice

Pros

  • The hotel has a colorful history
  • Easy walking around town
  • Friendly atmosphere

Cons

  • Hard to get a room at the last minute
  • No lunch at the Union Grille

Fodor's Review

Perhaps the oldest hotel in Montana, the Grand Union was built on the bank of the Missouri in 1882 to serve steamboat and stage travelers. Filled with period pieces, the two-story building is as elegant as ever. With its dark-wood accents and Victorian-style lighting, the Union Grille Restaurant ($$$–$$$$) brings to mind the refinement cultivated by the Western frontier's elite. The seasonal menu features Montana regional cuisine and fare from afar, including local roasted

chicken, cocoa-dusted elk loin with espresso-whipped mashed potatoes, and grilled buffalo rib eye. The varied wine list is populated predominantly by choices from California and Washington vineyards, and offers a number of exceptional beer choices from Montana microbreweries.

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Hotel Information

Address:

1 Grand Union Sq. Box 1119, Fort Benton, Montana, 59442, United States

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Phone:

406-622–1882; 888-838–1882

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Restaurant closed Mon. and Tues. in winter. No lunch
  • 26 rooms
  • Breakfast

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