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Private Lodge. Park Like Grounds. 15 Minutes to Downtown.

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Butler Creek Lodge. Your private hide a way in the mountains among the pines.


Last updated: 04/18/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:5
  • Property type:Lodge
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Sleeps 8-12. 4bedrooms 4baths + sleeping loft. Creek on property.

The Butler Creek Lodge is located only five miles west of the Missoula airport on a splendid 4 acre property secluded in the woods. Four bedrooms comfortably appointed with top quality beds, dressers, and private baths. A loft area with couches , TV, queen size bed and futon. A large dining room and kitchen area. A great room with couches and chairs on the main level leading out to the deck area. Internet access, lan line phone and direct TV. A private 2 bedroom suite apartment across from the lodge with an entrance creek side is available for additional guests. Inquire about terms and availability if you need additional space apart from the main house. We call this area the Butler Creek suite.
Outside, Missoula Valley's inspiring scenery and local wildlife can be enjoyed from our deck areas or creek side on our secluded grounds. Tranquil and magnificent!
Located so close to Missoula, you'll find many nearby opportunities for dining, live entertainment, great shopping, theatres and recreation. Choose from fly fishing, golf, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, swimming, day trips to Glacier National Park or Flathead Lake, or numerous other national forests in the area.
Transportation to and from the Lodge is easy. We are close to the airport and Interstate 90, yet far enough away to provide you with peace and solitude. Ample private parking for six or more vehicles.
Make the Butler creek lodge your home away from home when you visit Montana. Plan a fishing trip with friends, bring the whole family on a skiing adventure, plan a family event, a wedding, special anniversary retreat or holiday gathering.
A great corporate meeting place as well.
The lodge can be rented with full services or no services at your request. For more information about the Lodge give us a call. We will be happy to answer any questions you have. The lodge is family owned and operated ensuring great attention to detail and pride in every aspect of your stay.
Call Dennis & Dorinda at 406-542-8307. Looking forward to seeing you at the Butler Creek lodge soon!
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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/18/2017

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Lodge

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 16
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 and over....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry this is strictly enforced....moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    In designated outdoor areas only....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 8-16

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Bedroom 4


  • King size bed (1) In the loft room. Queen size Beds in all other rooms. 2 rooms have two Queen size beds, one room has a Twin or Single Bed and a Queen. The loft space also has a sleeping futon. The suite, located on the property in a different building has 2 queen size beds one bath and a sleeping futon. Inquire for rates and availability of suite for up to 5 additional guests. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    TV is in the loft in the sitting area and great room....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Even in Summer there is always a breeze, Bedrooms all have fans. One room has an air conditioner for hard core fans of air conditioning....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Dryer in the lodge laundry room for your personal use when renting the entire lodge. Laundry service available as well....moreless

  • Garage:

    Covered carport for 3 vehicles...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Pillows,blankets,sheets and towels provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    One great room downstairs and a loft sitting area upstairs. Couches,chairs,tables and direct TV in both areas....moreless

  • Parking:

    Room for six/eight...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking for six/eight vehicles....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:


  • Telephone:

    Local phone number and phone in the lodge....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer in the lodge laundry room for your personal use when renting the entire lodge. Laundry service available as well....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    your devices will hook up no problem!...moreless


  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:


  • Refrigerator:


  • Stove:

    Gourmet gas range for quests renting the entire lodge. No cooking for quests renting by the room....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Sitting deck off of the loft area looking up at the mountain right behind the lodge....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Wraps around the front and side of the lodge. Plenty of seating overlooking the lawns and mountains. Private patio creek side at the suite....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Lawn area to lounge and play on the lodge side and across the bridge on the creek side....moreless



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from 13 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$2,750 $4,500

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 7%


Rates are for 8 guests. $50 additional per night per person from the 9th to the 16th guest. A 7% Montana bed tax applies and must be added to to all prices listed. Special event rates available. Call us for a special event rate anytime. Note, there is a 2 bedroom 1 bath suite available in addition to the 4 bedroom lodge. Private entrance creek side across from main bldg. Ask about suite rates.

50% deposit at booking reservation. Balance paid day before arrival. Pay by check or Visa or MC

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/18/2017
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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Missoula International Airport

Car: Recommended


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2000

About: Dennis and Dorinda have retired after 30 years in the customer service industry. They live on the property in the caretaker's house. They are native New Yorkers transplanted to this tranquil and magical setting. They enjoy every aspect of life in Missoula. Having grown up in the Bronx and Westchester County in NY they are used to everything that NY City offers in the way of culture, shopping and lifestyle. They don't miss a thing except perhaps the white sandy beaches of long island. The magnificent rivers and many water ways satisfy their love of being near the water. Bird watching and communing with nature right at home on the lodge grounds provides a storybook retirement for them. Their family pets love the lifestyle as well. Luke and Leo are brothers from the same litter. They love to frolic in the creek and explore nature with Dennis and Dorinda. Gomez their 30 year old Macaw is lots of fun to be around. He is beautiful and dances for the guests. Gomez loves being outside on the deck and enjoys the surroundings. Lots of birds and wildlife for him to enjoy. He loves the guests at the lodge and will greet you with a happy 'Hello'

Why Missoula, MT, USA:
Missoula is a magical place. The scenery is breathtaking. Hip and modern while still giving you that old west feeling. On the way to the lodge you will see horses, cows, deer, wild turkey, large birds, mountains and more. We immediately fell in love with the historic city center. The allure of a University town really appealed to us. So much going on all of the time...all four seasons. The galleries, artist communities, farmers market and street festivals provide ongoing activities week after week. The parks, ski areas, golf courses, bike trails and forests provide enjoyable outdoor recreation year round. The change of seasons and endless outdoor activities make you feel like you are on vacation 12 months a year!

The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
You will feel secluded tucked away in the lodge off of a dirt road in the mountains among the pines and just fifteen minutes you can be in the heart of down town Missoula enjoying live entertainment, great food, wonderful shopping, art galleries, the University Of Montana and historic monuments all around.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/18/2017

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  • Butler Creek Lodge. Your private hide a way in the mountains among the pines.

    Butler Creek Lodge. Your private hide a way in the mountains among the pines.

  • Porch.


  • The dinning room and kitchen.

    The dinning room and kitchen.

  • The side deck.

    The side deck.

  • The lodge from the creek.

    The lodge from the creek.

  • Bench by the creek.

    Bench by the creek.

  • Holiday Lodge!

    Holiday Lodge!

  • The loft (King bed, full size futon sofa/sleeper)

    The loft (King bed, full size futon sofa/sleeper)

  • The Bitterroot Room (2 queen beds + bathroom

    The Bitterroot Room (2 queen beds + bathroom

  • The Clark Fork Room (2 queen beds + bathroom)

    The Clark Fork Room (2 queen beds + bathroom)

  • Table seats 8-12

    Table seats 8-12

  • Dinning room.

    Dinning room.

  • Front/side porch view.

    Front/side porch view.

  • Footbridge over the Butler Creekcreek.

    Footbridge over the Butler Creekcreek.

  • View from the front porch

    View from the front porch

  • Winter Wonderland!

    Winter Wonderland!

  • The music alcove

    The music alcove

  • The Blackfoot Room (one King bed + bathroom)

    The Blackfoot Room (one King bed + bathroom)

  • The Rock Creek Room (one queen, one full bed, + bathroom)

    The Rock Creek Room (one queen, one full bed, + bathroom)

  • The back lawn with apple trees,

    The back lawn with apple trees,

VRBO #433415

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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