Planning a trip to Butte, MT and looking for a spot to rest? We’ve got you covered on the best places to stay in this former mining town. Whether you’re traveling from near or far, Butte offers a variety of hotels, bed and breakfasts and even mansions for you to consider. If you do make it their way, let them know we gave you the recommendation!
This boutique hotel is an ode to the flourishing mining town that Butte once was. In fact, at the peak of the town’s success, Butte boasted a population of over 100,000. Located uptown, the Miner’s Hotel was originally built as a bank in 1913. The building is currently listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. Now, old photographs of the town pepper the walls. Guest rooms are named with callbacks to the hotel’s former life, including The Vault Room.
While this hotel doesn’t have an elevator given its historic nature, you can rest assured that all other modern amenities are included. In addition to free Wi-Fi and airport shuttles to free parking and more, the Miner’s Hotel offers beautifully decorated rooms for guests to enjoy. You’ll also want to check out Fifty One Below– stepping into this speakeasy is like being transported back in time. Try one of the specialty cocktails, including The Copper King, Irish Gold and Miner’s Punch.
Be sure to book soon– this hotel has just 12 rooms and they fill up quickly.
Copper King Mansion
At first glance, you may not think to equate Montana with mansions… but Butte’s Copper King Mansion offers luxury few have ever seen. This bed and breakfast was first built in 1884 as a home for William Andrews Clark, an extremely successful politician and entrepreneur. You can opt to stay in the Master Suite where Clark once resided. Rates start at $150 per night.
Other rooms include the Family Suite, Huguette’s Room (named for Clark’s youngest son), Andree’s Room and the Butler’s Room. Each room is ornately decorated. Guests can also enjoy a guided tour of this Victorian mansion. Tours include a walk through the 34 rooms, and more information on the history behind everything.
Hodgens Ryan Mansion
Another mansion? That’s right! Originally built in 1899 by Thomas Hodgens, Head Cashier for State Savings Bank, the Hodgens Ryan Mansion reflects the splendor of Butte’s Industrial Period. With just 10 rooms available, guests can choose a daily, weekly or monthly rate. From The Ballroom to The Maid’s Room, there’s something for every traveler at the Hodgens Ryan Mansion.
This mansion is located in Uptown Butte, walking distance from shops, restaurants and more. If you’re looking for modern comforts paired with a nice dose of nostalgia, this mansion is perfect for you.
Toad Hall Manor Bed and Breakfast
If you’re looking for a spot closer to Butte’s Bert Mooney Airport, you may want to consider the Toad Hall Manor B&B. This unique spot takes its name from a British children’s book, The Wind in the Willows. In fact, each of the B&B’s four rooms is named for a character in the book.
Each guest can look forward to a gourmet breakfast served in an elegant dining space. Toad Hall Manor is also a great spot if you’re looking for scenic views. Located between Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park, this B&B offers the perfect solo getaway or romantic retreat! Space is limited, so book soon if you plan on visiting.