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BEST WESTERN U-Bar Motel

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130 W Ash Street, PO Box 97, Canistota, SD 57012-2009
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Scottsdale
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79 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Jim and Judy are great hosts. Always a pleasure to stay at the U-bar BW. Their grandson was minding the front desk when I checked in, just as friendly as Jim has been w me. Rooms are always clean and orderly each stay. This is the only place I make a reservation during my trips in this direction. Quiet town,... More 

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Rome, Italy
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65 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything you want from major chain hotel -- clean rooms, friendly staff, easy check-in/out. What you don't expect -- fresh waffles in the morning. It's a bit off the highway, and the town is pretty small, but it is worth the extra minutes for a good motel.

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SW MO
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71 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was about five miles off I-90 but it was well worth the drive. I thought it was an exceptional value (saving at least 50 dollars over comparable hotels). It was so very clean and had breakfast provided. This is a small town, and I was surprised that so many people were staying here. It is a motel with... More 

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Canistota, SD, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They give discounts if u use the clinic in town for non invasive medical treatments that they have used for over 100 years. Walking can get u all over town of 750. Owners have been there for years and are open nearly 24 hours a day. Just 5 miles off I-90, and 35 miles west of Sioux Falls. They have... More 

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Georgetown, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The motel was isolated in a small rural town. We were latet in arriving about 12:00 midnight. We made reservation by phone and spoke with the desk clerk who agreed to leave the keys in a place where we could find them. The rooms were smaller than we were use to but were excellently appointed with two double beds and... More 

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Washington DC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The U-Bar Motel is an old style motel off the main road but the service and value of the rooms is good. Not fancy or luxurious but completely satisfactory for the traveler at a good price. In an area with few value hotels this one is well worth the short drive off the interstate.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Looks pretty shabby from the outside but the inside is very well maintained. Beds are a little hard but the room was clean and the bathroom was very clean. They even offer you homemade pancakes for breakfast! WiFi available, no stairs and private entry make this the most bang for your buck in Canistota SD

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Arlington, TX
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I was travelling by motorcycle to Arkansas as a result of a family emergency that occurred just as I was about to arrive in Spearfish. I had to turn around and head to Hot Springs. I was trying to get to Sioux Falls but I was too tired to ride safely and there are too many critters on the highway... More 

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BC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

After a very long drive it was lovely to be greeted by Roger. He gave us some suggestions on where to eat and was generally very helpful. The room was nicer than some hotel rooms we've stayed in on this trip Breakfast was good and French toast was served up by Roger's Gramma who was just as nice as Roger

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Naperville, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

If you're traveling I-90 through South Dakota, don't stop in Sioux Falls, but stop instead in Canistota, about 30 minutes west and 7 miles of the interstate, where you'll find great value at the Best Western U-Bar. Jim and Judy, the owners, are friendly, the rooms are immaculate, the beds comfortable. Since Canistota is very small, you may want to... More 

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