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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Alton, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We stayed at the U-Bar Motel after a long drive from Illinois. Located outside Sioux Falls, we were hoping for a little peace & quiet and boy did they deliver. The motel is located in a small--really small town with nothing much else around but residential property thus the peace & quiet. The owner tried his best to make us... More 

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North Branch, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The outside of this hidden gem looks a little tired and unimpressive but take a chance and you will get everything you need and more for a great price! Motel is tucked away in a tiny residential location, therefore, beautiful, sleep inducing peace and quiet! That is after you enjoy the relaxing effects of the jacuzzi tub. The friendly and... More 

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Middleton, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I-90 through S.D has the same speed limit for cars and trucks, Why don't all states do that? Much safer. Rest area every 50 miles, very clean and well maintained. Friendly folks. Smooth roads and i appreciated that as i was hauling an antique tractor back to Idaho from Minnesota.

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Huron
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Great price, Very clean and updated room. Quiet and peaceful. Good breakfast with individual service. Would definitely stay again if in the area.. Owners provided suggestions and directions for local attractions and restaurants.

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Valentine, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Concerned about you as a person, not just a client. Welcoming staff and atmosphere. Loved the heat lamp in the bathroom! While it's off the highway, it certainly gives you bang for your buck. With single rate at $55 dollars, it was the best hotel I stayed in over my Christmas break. The room was clean, and welcoming... I felt... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

VERY nice accommodations. Rooms are updated and comfortable. Very impressed that they offer hard-boiled eggs for protein with the 'continental' breakfast. Very few places give protein options. Small glitch in that I had to take some of the body gel from outside the bathroom sink area to use in the shower. That, or use the face soap. They supply little... More 

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