Top 10 Hotel Trends That Have Shaped The Bozeman Area Over The Century

September 10, 2019- BOZEMAN, MONTANA- As one of the top rated hotels in Bozeman, Montana, the Best Western Plus GranTree Inn has been a part of the Bozeman community for decades. In a recent article by Bozeman Magazine titled, ‘Hotel Trends That Have Shaped The Bozeman Area Over The Century’, General Manager Carl Solvie discusses the key trends that have helped his property and others stay relevant over the decades.

From the technological revolution to hotel design, it is critical to the success of hotel properties in the area to keep up, especially with the expected growth and increase in hotel properties over the next several years.

The article reflects back on the hotel industry in Bozeman over the last 120 years, focuses on the present with the Top 10 key areas of focus as well as a look forward of what’s to come.

A nostalgic look back reminds us how as the years go by, change and the ability to evolve is essential. Photos of past hotels as well as what those properties look like today show a stark contrast and also a fun reminder of memories and the art of staying relevant, best in class customer service and the growth of Bozeman.

Located at 1325 North 7th Avenue, the Best Western Plus GranTree Inn features 120 rooms, a full-service restaurant and sports bar, a brand-new fitness facility, indoor pool, room service, free shuttle transportation, conference center space for large and small events and more.

Reservations at The Best Western Plus GranTree Inn may be booked by calling the hotel directly at 406-587-5261 or by visiting www.bwpbozeman.com

Considered Bozeman’s first official hotel, this log house used as a hotel built by Stafford and Rice in 1864
The Guy House, the major hotel in Bozeman, came a few years later in 1868
Historic Bozeman Hotel in 1891
Historic Baxter Hotel 1929
Baxter Hotel Lobby in mid 1900s
Baxter Hotel Lobby 2019
Casino (1981) inside Best Western Plus GranTree Inn
Casino (2019) inside Best Western Plus GranTree Inn
Best Western Plus GranTree Inn 1975
Best Western Plus GranTree Inn 2019
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