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The Sapphire Motel

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#21 of 35 hotels in Bozeman
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Welcome to the Sapphire Motel, where our passion and appreciation for preserving Montana’s history runs deep. Remaining true to our roots, we have recently illuminated our original 1950s motor court inn design, infusing it with the timeless charm of mid-century modern design. Embracing the simplicity of the past, each room now comes with its own drive-up parking space, ensuring swift and easy access. Our spacious rooms are designed for your comfort, creating a homey ambiance during your stay. Whether you are on a family vacation, a business trip, or simply passing through Bozeman, the Sapphire Motel is your ideal choice for all your adventures. At the Sapphire Motel, we strive to provide a memorable stay for exceptional value, offering some of the most competitive rates without compromising service. Discover the perfect blend of history, convenience, and hospitality at the Sapphire Motel in Bozeman.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Hiking
Kids stay free
Children's playground
24-hour security
BBQ facilities
Parking
Wifi
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Outdoor dining area
Vending machine
Children's television networks
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Baggage storage
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
Express check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Dining area
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Seating area
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Microwave
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
City view
Non-smoking rooms
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Miguel A wrote a review Jan 2024
Cooper City, Florida7 contributions3 helpful votes
💯💯💯 Best Motel ever!!! It was amazing 🤩 the lobby made me feel like I was in the 60’s I would highly recommend it. The beds were comfy The bathrooms had no flaws. And they even gave me free hot cocoa, tea, and coffee. Real typewriter, real retro TV, and real radio! Can’t wait to go back there!!!
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: No way they can make this motel better.
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Response from Jacob Klatt, Owner at The Sapphire Motel
Responded 9 Jan 2024
Thank you for your fantastic review! We're thrilled to hear about your amazing experience at the Sapphire Motel and that you enjoyed the retro vibe in our lobby. It's wonderful to know that you found the beds comfy, and the bathrooms clean and appreciated the complimentary hot cocoa, tea, and coffee that enhanced your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back for another retro-inspired stay!
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sshick1 wrote a review Jan 2023
Big Sky, Montana79 contributions30 helpful votes
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We had a wonderful night’s stay at the Sapphire Motel. The room was quiet and the bed was very comfortable. There is a neat 50s throwback vibe with the decor and furniture. The shower was great with a powerful rain head, floor to ceiling subway tile and frameless glass doors. The front desk staff were warm and helpful. Definitely check out the lobby furniture if you’re a fan of mid century modern. Tasty locally roasted coffee is available in the lobby in the morning. This is the best value for a night in Bozeman. We will definitely be back!
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Caylah Jakkola, Guest Services / Front Office at The Sapphire Motel
Responded 21 Feb 2023
Thank you for putting together such a kind, well put together review! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us- including the remodeled features and mid-century modern touches that we have meticulously put together! We were pleased to host your stay, and can't wait for your next trip to Bozeman!
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ChicagoSusan wrote a review Dec 2023
Chicago73 contributions24 helpful votes
Excellent place to stay - super friendly staff. Rooms were super clean. The bathrooms were updated recently. Perfect for a family of six - three beds! Great price too! Would definitely stay here again and recommend to anyone staying in the area.
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 2 Jan 2024
Thank you for your wonderful review! We're thrilled to hear that you had an excellent stay and found our place perfect for a family of six. It's wonderful that you appreciated the clean rooms, recent bathroom updates, and our friendly staff. Your recommendation means a lot to us, and we look forward to welcoming you back for another great stay in the future!
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ryanwellspring wrote a review Sept 2023
Manhattan, Kansas1 contribution
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My family and I absolutely loved our stay. It is one of the best, well kept and updated motel experiences I have ever seen. The property is very roomy with large parking lot and parking stalls, complete with large central garden/lawn area with small playground and gazebo. The vintage modern theme makes you feel like you are back in the 1950’s/1960’s, but the rooms feel new and bathrooms are modernly updated leaving you feeling like you are staying in a newly constructed hotel.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: There is a food truck plaza right across the street and a drive thru coffee shop right next door...
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Response from Kaylee B, Marketing at The Sapphire Motel
Responded 13 Sept 2023
Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed our drive-up parking spots and grassy courtyard area. Our goal is to provide our guests with a retro stay while also having modern amenities - we are delighted to hear you felt that! We're truly grateful for your kind words and it was our pleasure to host your stay in Bozeman!
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PEGGYDO2014 wrote a review Aug 2023
Poissy, France162 contributions32 helpful votes
This is really more than a motel, it is a beauty... We appreciated the attention drawn to each detail. Each furniture has careffully be selected. Every single item has its place. Garden is wide and peaceful, rooms are pretty and warm. Just a pool is missing. Glorious stay here before leaving the USA to return home. Many thanks !
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Response from Kaylee B, Marketing at The Sapphire Motel
Responded 13 Sept 2023
Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Sapphire Motel. We have so much fun providing you with a unique and retro experience. Thanks for choosing us during your time in Bozeman and we hope to see you again!
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Zak B wrote a review Aug 2023
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From the rude evening staff to the lack of soap to the clogged shower to the loud music to the mediocre location to the TV that had to be unplugged and reset every time it was turned on (that was the solution given to us by the manager) to the torn weatherstripping on our door (which the manager just ripped off and no one fixed, letting a lot of light and bugs pour in) this was by far the worst stay we had on a recent two-week road trip. The beds were stiff, the pillows were flat, and the chairs were uncomfortable. It would be almost tolerable if it would have been motel pricing, but it was an astonishing $300+ a night. We chose it over well-reviewed chains nearby because of the character and local flavor. We should have stayed at the chain hotels. This place is a true “lipstick on a pig” situation. Cute and tastefully retro, but the bones are no good at all.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Jacob Klatt, Owner at The Sapphire Motel
Responded 13 Sept 2023
Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to leave us a review Zak. Feedback is very important to us as we do take action to resolve situations whenever possible and to make improvements. We are disheartened to hear that your impression of the service we offered was less than satisfactory. I have made several attempts to contact you in order to get a better understanding of exactly what occurred during your stay with us but, unfortunately, I have been unable to reach you. I was able to review our security cameras in the reception area and found that my Front Desk Agent was very pleasant and respectful, as were you, during your check-in. I also spoke with my Maintenance and Housekeeping managers and they had understood that your preference was to be left undisturbed when the team indicated they would return with new weatherstripping for your door. In no way am I discounting your frustrations and I would appreciate the opportunity to get a better understanding of what occurred and so that I may do my best to rectify the situation. We are a small family-owned business and we take great pride in our motel and our service. I have left my direct number on your voicemail and would like to hear from you if you're available and/or inclined to speak with me.
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Claire B wrote a review Aug 2023
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This was the cutest motel! The lobby has games and books as well as a typewriter and record player. The kids loved experiencing “new” things and playing in the central grassy area. The rooms were very cute and comfortable. They were well sized for our family so everyone got their own bed. The front desk staff was great with recommendations and we were close to the adorable downtown area. Highly recommended!
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Response from Shiloh Klatt, Owner at The Sapphire Motel
Responded 10 Aug 2023
Thank you for sharing a review! We are happy to hear that your family enjoyed our spacious rooms and guest areas. We hope to see you the next time you're in Bozeman!
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Bethany H wrote a review Aug 2023
Annapolis, Maryland162 contributions42 helpful votes
The owners of this Motel have done a great job of updating the motel while maintaining its retro charm. The lobby is a little less inviting but don’t let that concern you. the touches done in the rooms have been very carefully considered and the service is great. We would stay here again.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Shiloh Klatt, Owner at The Sapphire Motel
Responded 10 Aug 2023
Thank you for sharing a review, Bethany! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our retro theme. The lobby is up next for our renovations. We hope to see you next time you're in Bozeman!
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ian M wrote a review Jul 2023
Windsor, United Kingdom21 contributions14 helpful votes
Amazing motel rooms look just like the pictures. Really impressed with the place and just a short walk to downtown. Rooms are large and very comfortable. Food trucks just over the road or a large choice of great restaurants downtown Would highly recommend it.
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Date of stay: July 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 4 Aug 2023
Thank you for sharing a review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our spacious rooms and great location. We hope to see you next time you're in Bozeman!
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Tom S wrote a review Jul 2023
Geneva, Illinois5 contributions
Exactly as described. We were hoping for a nice road motel and we got it. Very clean and friendly. Nice sitting area in the front of the hotel. No restaurant but plenty in the area. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: July 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Caylah J, Guest Services / Front Office at The Sapphire Motel
Responded 24 Jul 2023
Thank you for sharing a review! We are happy you enjoyed our classic roadside motel, found your stay clean, and our staff friendly. We also love our courtyard and are always glad to hear when our guests enjoy the nice weather outside. We hope you'll visit us again soon. Have a great summer!
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$176 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
budget inn bozeman, budget inn royal 7
LOCATION
United StatesMontanaBozeman
NUMBER OF ROOMS
47
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Sapphire Motel
Which popular attractions are close to The Sapphire Motel?
Nearby attractions include Gallatin History Museum (0.5 km), Beall street studios (0.1 km), and Nomad Bozeman (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Sapphire Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and reduced mobility rooms.
Which room amenities are available at The Sapphire Motel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The Sapphire Motel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at The Sapphire Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Sapphire Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Farmer's Daughters Cafe and Eatery, Sweet Peaks Ice Cream, and Genuine Ice Cream.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Sapphire Motel?
Yes, self serve laundry and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Sapphire Motel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to The Sapphire Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting 1889 Barn (14.5 km).
Does The Sapphire Motel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.