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Comfort Inn University Hotel Missoula is conveniently close to the University of Montana and historic downtown Missoula just off of Interstate 90. We are just minutes from Famous Missoula attractions like:
- Washington-Grizzly Stadium
- Kettlehouse Amphitheater
- Adams Event Center
- Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Mount Sentinel
- Missoula International Airport
Enjoy Free Transportation to and from Missoula Airport, just 10 minutes from the hotel.
We are located directly across the River from the University of Montana, The Comfort Inn University Hotel makes a great host for families visiting UMT students for parent’s weekend or Montana Grizzlies games.
We’re just a few miles away from Downtown Missoula, with many shopping and restaurant options. Why not hop on a bike and cruise down to Missoula Art Museum, or Families First Children’s Museum, then grab a bite to eat at Five on Black or The Notorious Pig BBQ. You will love the exciting and delicious options available to you.
We’re also an ideal resting place on I-90 en route to Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park—both just a few hours from the hotel.
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The American Institute for Economic Research College Destinations Index recently ranked Missoula, home to the University of Montana, #9 among the top College Towns in the U.S. in 2015.
Outside Online ranked Missoula one of the The Best River Towns in America due to the city’s proximity to world-class fly-fishing, hundreds of hiking and biking trails in the Rattlesnake and Lolo wilderness areas, and the college-town vibe.
Livability ranked Missoula, MT #76 in the 100 Best Places to Live in 2017. They cited the good housing options and dining spots, which add flavor to the community, as well as the top-notch trout fishing.
Missoula was named #5 in the top 10 Best Beer Cities by Livability in 2011. As they said, “Missoula, MT, may be “out there,” but it’s worth the trip if you enjoy wide open spaces, big mountains, history and culture, and bold brews.”
In the article, “The 25 Best Towns of 2017,” Outside Online gave Missoula the title “Best Big Sky.” As they said: Montana has no shortage of places circled by mountains, trails, and trout-stuffed rivers, but none match Missoula, where loggers, guides, CSA-loving parents, ranchers, and University of Montana students all blend in together.
In their article, National Geographic had this to say about Missoula: “An eclectic college town and Rocky Mountain retreat: World-class hiking, skiing, biking, and white-water paddling are all within minutes of town. Find your own options along miles of trails in mammoth Lolo National Forest.”