Railfan Motels

Motels & Hotels with a railroad view

SHELBY, MONTANA -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Shelby, MT - Best Western

Address:  1948 W Roosevelt Highway       Phone: 406-424-4560 

Location/ Directions: I-15 take Exit 363

Average Price (Checked Dec 2013): $81.00       AAA Rated:    YES     Stars: ***3***

About Hotel: BRAND NEW!  3-Floors, 74-Rooms, Interior Corridors,High Speed Internet, Complimentary Breakfast, Pool, Pets Allowed, Fitness Center, Hot Tub, 100% smoke-free hotel, Cable or satellite television, AM/FM alarm clock, Coffee/tea maker, Microwave, Refrigerator, Hairdryer.

Railroad View:  Excellent View!  Any room on the front of the motel should offer a excellent railroad view.

Railroads past Hotel: BNSF Railway / Amtrak (Trains # 7 +# 8 daily).  

Notes:

Comments:  This motel has not been rated by RailfanMotels.com

Photo Comment: The Google Aerial view shows the Best Western under construction (circled in red).  The railroad can be seen just across the road (US-2).  The west end of BNSF Railway's Shelby Yard is seen from the motel.  Any room on the front of the motel should give you an excellent view of the railroad.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SHELBY, MONTANA -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Shelby, MT - Comfort Inn (MT420)  (Not Rated) 

Address:  455 McKinley       Phone:  (406) 434-2212

Location/ Directions:  I-15 Exit 363. 35 miles south of Canadian border. (Sweet Grass/Counts Entry). At the crossroads of I-15 & US2

Average Price (Checked Dec 2013):  $60.00                AAA Rated:    n/a            Stars: (n/a)

About Hotel: 3-Floors, 72-Rooms, Interior Corridors,Free high-speed Internet access, Free local calls, Free coffee, 100 percent smoke-free, pet-friendly, cable television, microwave, refrigerator, hairdryer, coffee maker, iron/ironing board, Guest laundry facilities are available. Ample outdoor parking accommodates trucks.

Railroad View:  Fair to Good Distant View.  You need a room on the north side of the motel.  Train are down the hill along US-2.  Higher floors maybe better.  

Railroads past Hotel: BNSF Railway / Amtrak (Trains # 7 +# 8 daily).

Notes:

Comments:  This motel has not been rated by RailfanMotels.com

Photo Comment: A picture taken from I-15 shows BNSF's Shelby Yard with the Comfort Inn on the hill in the distance (circled in yellow).  Of the three railfan motels in Shelby this is the furthest one from the railroad.

 

 

 

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SHELBY, MONTANA -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Shelby, MT - Crossroads Inn    (Note Rated)

Address:  1200 US HWY 2       Phone: (406)-434-5134

Web Site:  Crossroads Inn Shelby

Location/ Directions:   I-15, Exit # 383

Average Price (Checked Dec 2013):  $73.00                 AAA Rated:    n/a            Stars: (n/a)

About Hotel: 2-Floors, 52-Rooms, Interior Corridors, free wi-fi, continental breakfast, hot tub, heated pool.

Railroad View:  Excellent View!  Most rooms in this motel will offer a railroad view.  Rooms on the rear of the building may be best for a clear view.  

Railroads past Hotel: BNSF Railway / Amtrak (Trains # 7 +# 8 daily).

Notes:  

Comments:  This motel has not been rated by RailfanMotels.com

Photo Comment:Driving east on US-2, we see the Crossroads Inn located to the right, and BNSF's Shelby Yard along the north side of US-2.  Shelby is a great town to stay in, after driving for several hours, its nice to find a town with all the convinces; motels, gas, food.

 

 

 

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