The Lamplighter Motel (1006 Madison Ave., 406/442-9200, $62 and up) offers accommodations in homey cottage units. Some are family units with full kitchens, and several are two- or three-bedroom units. Pets are $5 extra.
The Helena Super 8 (2201 11th Ave., 406/443-2450 or 800/800-8000, $75 and up) has an exercise room, guest laundry, and free high-speed Internet access.
Jorgenson’s Inn (1714 11th Ave., 406/442-1770 or 800/272-1770, $71 and up), with an indoor pool, exercise equipment, guest laundry, and restaurant, is a large motel near the capitol.
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