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Prairie House Manor

209 Hwy 25 south, Rr 2 Box 61a, De Smet, SD 57231-9428
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Ranked #1 of 2 De Smet B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014
Kathleen K Cedar Falls, Iowa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cedar Falls, Iowa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We have just returned from a 5-night trip to De Smet to visit relatives there and in nearby Brookings, where my husband was born. We have stayed at the Manor a number of times before, in different suites, and have always felt so comfortable and at home. Choosing this place over a hotel is a no-brainer -- it offers SO... More

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Newville, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Andy and Jenny are super nice hosts. We had never stayed in a bed and breakfast before so didn't know what to expect. Everything was great. We had the omelette for breakfast! The kids area on the porch was a great hit with my girls! Our room was very clean! Thanks for a memory we will never forget!!

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San Diego, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Welcoming host and hostess. Easy to find location. Clean. Furnished appropriately. Great breakfast. Hot tub in some rooms. Check website for very accurate description of each room prior to booking and if you are a light sleeper think about taking a room on the second floor. Leave some time in your day to enjoy the pool table and other games... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

De Smet doesn't come with many options, its primary function as a tourist location dedicated namely to that of Laura Ingalls Wilder's heritage. That being said, I highly recommend skipping the local hotel in favor of this beautiful home located just three down from Pa and Ma's final home, circa mid-late 1880's. The owners are fabulous and friendly, and have... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We had a wonderful two-night stay at this B&B with our family of three. The breakfasts were terrific (our daughter loved her pancake man and we enjoyed the oatmeal and egg dishes). When we arrived Andy and Jenny were there to greet us and had good recommendations for nearby restaurants (it was late evening and there aren't lots of options,... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

Only had the chance to stay for one night, but had a very nice time at this cute b/b. We were in town for the Laura Ingalls tour with the kids and this b/b is the original town bankers home from the books. Andy and his wife Jenny were very nice and Jenny is a "little house" expert...which was nice... More

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Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

I love that this bnb welcomed kids, in fact there were several toys for their use. We stayed in the Americana room which was more than spacious, and very clean. There were cookies, lemonade, and coffee available during our stay there. The breakfast was great, oatmeal was filling, pancake men entertaining, and the french toast bake was delicious. The hosts... More

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Knoxville, Maryland
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I stayed only one night, but I honestly wish we could have stayed longer. Andy and Jenny were so friendly and the Inn felt like home. We took a nice long walk around the neighborhood and came back to enjoy lemonade and a cookie bar. The room was very comfortable and breakfast was delicious. I really wanted... More

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Akron, Ohio
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75 reviews 75 reviews
26 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Jenny and Andy run one of the best B&B's we have ever stayed in. They are both so welcoming and accommodating and yet respectful of ones privacy and personal space. The B&B set in Banker Ruth's house made famous in the Laura Ingalls Wilder books is charming, well appointed, and had something for everyone. We stayed in the Forever Blossoms... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

I was driving through South Dakota and decided to stay over in De Smet. The room I requested was undergoing some remodeling, so the owners gave me a free upgrade to the "Japanese Garden" jacuzzi suite. I felt totally pampered with 10 pillows on the bed, marvelously plush towels, and raspberry-stuffed pancake puffs for breakfast. The owners were as welcoming... More

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Address: 209 Hwy 25 south, Rr 2 Box 61a, De Smet, SD 57231-9428
Location: United States > South Dakota > De Smet
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in De Smet
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