Best Western


5280 Grant Creek Road, Missoula, MT 59808-1492
Phone: 406/543-0700   |   Fax: 406/543-0777   |   126 Rooms   |   Online Reservations

Near many area attractions, businesses and eateries, a restful retreat or productive business trip await you at this recently renovated Missoula hotel.

Just three miles from downtown, you can easily find fine dining and unique shops while staying at this Missoula hotel. With many charming attractions nearby - Missoula Smokejumpers Visitor's Center, Carousel-Dragon Hollow Park, Larchmont Golf Course and Montana Snow Bowl Ski Area - you're sure to find something for everyone. Montana Rock Creek, Glacier National Park and Garnet Ghost Town are also can't miss attractions.

You're ensured a productive work trip when staying at this Missoula hotel, as Saint Patrick's Hospital, the Department of Natural Resources, Western States Insurance, Rocky Mountain Elk Corporation, Washington Corporation and Institute of Facial Surgery are all within five miles or less. With University of Montana only eight miles away, visiting the area's students and faculty is a breeze.

Feel right at home in the comfortable, spacious rooms at this Missoula hotel. All rooms offer cable or satellite television with Pay-per-view, free Wi-Fi, a microwave, a refrigerator, a desk and much more. After waking up and taking in the stunning scenery of the mountains or Missoula Valley from your room, be sure to take advantage of the complementary full breakfast - including pancakes, coffee, scrambled eggs, potatoes and more - each morning.

As the light from the large, crystal clear windows bounces across the sparkling water, you won't be able to help but feel completely relaxed while lounging in our indoor heated pool, complete with a hot tub and sauna. More thoughtful amenities - including meeting facilities, a business center and an exercise facility - can be found at this pet-friendly Missoula hotel.

With the helpful staff and cozy environment, you'll be sure to feel welcome at this affordable Missoula hotel. Make a reservation at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Grant Creek Inn today! Our sauna is currently out of order. We apologize for the inconvenience. Our steam room is in order.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary full breakfast, Hot buffet featuring scrambled eggs, pancakes & waffles, sausage, bacon or ham (breakfast meats rotated daily, potatoes, biscuits and gravy, fresh cut fruit, cottage cheese, yogurts, pastries, premium organic coffee, milk & almond milk, teas and juice
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Indoor pool Heated full-size
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room,
  • Exercise facility, Open from 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Fitness center includes: TV/cable mounted elliptical machine, two treadmills with mounted TV/cable, exercise bicycle with mounted TV/cable, a functional trainer, weight balls and scale.
  • Airport courtesy shuttle available 24 hours
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Express check-out
  • Late check-out on morning approval
  • Baggage hold
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Safe deposit box
  • Ice/vending machines Ice on all 4 floors and vending on the 1st floor only
  • Truck/RV parking, free to guests
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Free parking, outdoor
  • Business center, Business center with three computers and a network printer, allows remote printing from your room with security code. Front desk can fax and copy.
  • Meeting facilities
  • Fax services
  • 2 Elevators
  • Multilingual staff: English, Russian, Belorussian, Norwegian, and some Icelandic
  • Cable or satellite television, Charter Communications, with HD channels and HBO access
  • Fax machine
  • Computers available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Photocopy machine
  • Conference services
  • Dataports
  • Shipping
  • Mail services, mail drop box and stamps at front desk
  • Wedding services
  • Banquet facilities
  • Stair stepper, an Elyptical machine.
  • Conference facilities
  • Catering
  • Ballroom
  • Stationary bike
  • Air-conditioning
  • Outdoor parking, free parking to guests
  • Treadmill
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Interior corridor
  • Laundromat 24 hours, nominal fee
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Convenience store/Sundry
  • Sunbathing, outdoor area on the north side of the indoor pool.
  • Physically challenged services, shower stools for the tubs
  • Hearing and visual assistance equipment
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Cold weather hook-ups Limited plug-in available for vehicles
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • ADA certified lifts for the pool & spa


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Conveniently located, the best western plus grant creek inn in Missoula, Montana is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 46.913705  /  Latitude: -114.032125


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: The west. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Grant Creek Inn is located off I-90 Exit 101, Reserve Street in Missoula, on the north side of the Interstate.

From: The east. We are located off I-90 Exit 101, Reserve Street in Missoula. Take a right; The BEST WESTERN PLUS Grant Creek Inn is located on the north side above MacKenzie River Pizza Company.


We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Daly Mansion

The Daly Mansion was purchased in 1886 by Marcus Daly, an industrialist, on 46 acres of beautiful land near Hamilton. The mansion was remodeled in 1889 and again in 1897, to become a Queen Anne style home. The last renovation was completed in 1910 to resemble a Georgian-Revival style home.

Tour this historic 24,000 square foot home to view the 25 bedrooms, five Italian marble fireplaces, dining room, sun room, music room and trophy room.

The Mansion's exhibits showcase Daly's life beginning as an immigrant to becoming a copper magnate. Consider having your next special occasion, wedding or party in the mansion or on the sloping lawns on the Mansion grounds. This incredible Montana attraction is a must-see while in Hamilton or nearby Missoula

Missoula International Airport

Owned by the Missoula County Airport Authority, the Missoula International Airport (MSO) is a public airport set in western Montana, serving the city of Missoula. Covering 2,700 acres, MSO supports two runways, as well as major airlines like Alaska, Allegiant, Delta, and United.

Established in 1941, MSO was formerly Missoula County Airport – a replacement for Hale Field. MSO is home to the Museum of Mountain Flying, as well as the country’s largest aerial fire fighting terminal.

Montana Museum of Art & Culture

Enjoy a touch of fine art in Montana. The Montana Museum of Art & Culture fine art collection began in 1894, one year after the University of Montana was established. Located on the Missoula campus, the museum's collection of over 10,000 original works is one the oldest collections in the Rocky Mountain Northwest. This state cultural museum offers educational programs and world-class traveling exhibits.

The permanent collection features local, regional and international artists' works. Monthly events, tours and gallery talks are also hosted at the museum. Spend a day touring the museum, then schedule time for touring the flagship campus, of the University of Montana. Have fun in this Montana university town.

Montana Snowbowl

Plan a winter visit to Missoula. The Montana Snowbowl is an alpine ski and summer recreation area found 12 miles north of Missoula in western Montana. The ski area peaks at 7,600 feet, with a vertical drop of 2,600 feet, receiving 300 inches of snowfall each year.

Choose from 42 ski and snowboard trails from late November to early April – 20 percent of which is for beginners with the rest split between intermediate and expert levels. Don’t miss annual events like West Bowl, Best of the Bowl, or Snowboard Jam, and take advantage of the Snowbowl Snowsports School for the little ones.

The Montana Snowbowl is open for summer from June through September for hiking, wildlife viewing, and "folf" – Frisbee golf that is. Take your bike on the chairlift and hit the Snowbowl Bike Trails. Try the Spitfire Trail, nearly seven miles of downhill riding, or the five-mile Beargrass Highway Trail

Rattlesnake National Recreation Area

Plan for an outdoor adventure in Montana. Rattlesnake National Recreation Area is located 4.5 miles north of Missoula and encompasses 61,000 acres. This premier wilderness area of Montana is a haven for those who enjoy hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, hunting, bird watching and fishing. Hike to the beautiful waterfalls through the Douglas fir and ponderosa pine forests.

Bring along your camera in case you see the elk, deer, mountain goats, black bear and beaver that live here. Rest assured, that no rattlesnakes have been sighted in the area. Backcountry skiers enjoy the groomed trails provided by the Missoula Nordic Ski Club in the winter.

Ravalli County Museum

Learn a bit about local history in Montana. The Ravalli County Museum is located in the 1900 Old Courthouse in Hamilton. Operated by the Bitter Root Valley Historical Society, the museum houses a wonderful collection of art, as well as exhibits featuring local and natural history. The educational programs offered at the Museum are ideal for the whole family.

Stroll through this wonderful Montana museum to view the variety of exhibits, including, Walk Through the Bitterroot, Lewis & Clark Meet the Salish in the Bitterroot, National Senior Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame and Trapper/Miner. The artifacts in the permanent collection were donated by many Pioneer families, as well as from Henry Grant, "Mr. Bitterroot." 

Splash Montana Water Park

Enjoy your next summer visit to Montana. Splash Montana Water Park is an fun summer-time hangout, perfect for cooling off in the Rocky Mountains. Slip and slide down the three-story waterslides, swim in the 50-meter lap pool, start a game of water volleyball or float along in the Lazy River. Kids love the floating log walk and otter play structures, the zero-entry pool and the Grizzly slide.

Take a break and enjoy a tasty snack at the Crazy Creek Cafe and enjoy the shade under one of the picnic shelters. Pack your sunscreen and flip-flops for enjoying the sunny Missoula weather. The family locker rooms are great for getting everyone ready for the action. Enjoy your time in Big Sky Country.

The Historical Museum at Fort Missoula

Find Building 322 on the grounds of Fort Missoula and you’ve found the Historical Museum at Fort Missoula. Set in the western Montana city of Missoula, the fort was first established in 1877 by the United States Army as a defense, and was home to the legendary Buffalo Soldiers of the late 19th century. 

Stroll the Fort Museum grounds, which are always open and free to the public, for a look at the St. Michael’s Church, Miller Creek Guard Cabin and the Sliderock Lookout. Permanent collections of the museum include "250 Years of Missoula’s History" in the Main Missoula Gallery, and an overall look at the Buffalo Soldiers of the 25th Infantry.

Visit the Historical Museum at Fort Missoula from Tuesday through Sunday from noon to 5 p.m., after checking into the Best Western hotel in Missoula – sitting less six miles from the museum.

University of Montana

Established in 1893 in Missoula, the University of Montana is the main campus of the University of Montana System. Positioned as the 17th best state university in the country, U of M sits at the foot of Mount Sentinel taking up enough of Missoula to have its own zip code.

Visitors are encouraged to visit the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library – home to some impressive Lewis and Clark journals – or spend an afternoon at the public Philip L. Wright Zoological Museum or spectrUM Discovery Area.

Hike the M Trail, a ¾ mile hike up Mount Sentinel to the iconic “M” and beautiful views of Missoula, or stroll through the University of Montana Herbarium. Catch a game with the University of Montana Grizzlies at the Washington-Grizzly Stadium, an ideal Montana destination.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1.00 block(s) from Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Downtown Missoula, Historic Western Town, 30 buildings on the National Historic Register, open year around
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Missoula Smokejumpers Visitor's Center and Aerial Fire Depot
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Historical Museum at Fort Missoula
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Carousel-Dragon Hollow Park
  • 40.00 mile(s) from National Bison Range
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Garnet Ghost Town, Established in 1895
  • 156 mile(s) from Glacier National Park
  • 300 mile(s) from Yellowstone National Park
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Grant Creek Town Center
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Add'l N Reserve Shopping
  • 3.00 mile(s) from South Reserve Shopping
  • 4.00 mile(s) from South Gate Mall

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Hot tub
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Larchmont Golf Course
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Linda Vista Golf Course
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Montana Snowbowl Ski Area, open from November to March
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Phantom Hills
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Montana Rock Creek Fly Fishing

Nearby Restaurants

  • Adjacent to Mackenzie River Pizza, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Serves wine, beer, gourmet pizza, pastas, sandwiches and salads, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Delivery service after 5:00 p.m.
  • Adjacent to Starbucks®, coffee shop, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Coffee bar, 5:00 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday thru Thursday Open until 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday
  • Across the street from The Cracker Barrel®, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Southern American cooking and old country store, 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Outback Steakhouse®, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Full-scale steakhouse, very cozy atmosphere, 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Carinos Italian, bar/lounge, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, Serves wine and beer, 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from The Montana Club Restaurant, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Serves steaks, seafood and pasta.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Perkins® Family Restaurant, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Open 24 hours.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from The Depot, full service, American, open for: dinner, Nice atmosphere. Serves steaks, seafood and pasta.
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Shadow Keep Restaurant, full service, American, open for: dinner. Casual fine dining while overlooking the Missoula Valley.


Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Missoula. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

November 2015

November 24-29, 2015
2015 Yellowstone Ski Festival

A variety of skiing events, ski shows, clinics, gear demos, and more will be held at the Rendezvous Ski Trails at Yellowstone National Park. Event schedules and start times vary by day.

December 2015

December 12, 2015
2015 Butte Symphony: A Holiday Concert

An annual concert held at the Mother Lode Theatre in Butte featuring all of the holiday classics. The Butte Symphony and the Anaconda and Butte High chorales make up the musical medley. Showtime is TBA.

December 4 & 5, 2015
2015 Winterfair

Get some holiday shopping done at the Yellowstone Art Museum in Billings, featuring more than 30 artists offering handcrafted jewelry and fine art for sale. The sales begin after 5 p.m.

January 2016

January 23, 2015
2015 Snow Bus Winter Wine Festival

MCA's annual Bacchanalia offers a veritable cornucopia of palate-pleasing wines and appetizers. A silent auction and live music are also on tap. This is a fundraiser for the SNOW bus. The fun begins at 6 p.m. at Grouse Mountain Lodge in Whitefish.

January 29-31, 2016
2015 Skijoring Competition Horse & Ski Event

A fun-filled event atthe Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort featuring ski competitions, award ceremonies, entertainment, and more. Event times vary by day.

February 2016

February 5-7, 2016
2015 Smash'n Bash Whitefish International Hockey Tournament

Held at Stumptown Ice Den in Whitefish, this event is sure to thrill sports and hockey fans visiting the area. Games are held all day Saturday and Sunday.

February 5, 2016
2015 Winter Carnival - Gala Ball

A classy event at Whitefish Lake Restaurant. Delicious food, cocktails, a silent auction, live music, and more, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

February 7, 2016
2015 Grand Parade

Head over to downtown Whitefish and enjoy a festive parade featuring Grand Marshall-led floats, dancers, drill teams, royalty, and much more. The parade begins at 3 p.m.

February 29 & March 1, 2016
2015 Special Olympics Montana Winter Games

From Central Avenue to Depot Park, a parade featuring the athletes is held to honor the beginning of the Whitefish Special Olympics.

April 2016

April 2, 2016
2015 Whitefish Mountain Winter Brewfest

Take a free bus ride from the Mountain Mall to Big Mountain Whitefish and sample some eight brews, enjoy delicious food, and more. The fun begin at 1 p.m.

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