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607 South Veterans Street, Flandreau, SD 57028
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Royal River Casino & Hotel
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well...not exactly...but what a surprise and what a neat and fun casino in the middle of farm country. The staff was friendly and we had a ball with the blackjack dealers. Now..here is something to pay close attention to. If you smoke...its no problem! If you don't...then dont blame the casino. They allow smoking and you know that it will... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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89 reviews 89 reviews
17 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Royal River as we were staying in Pipestone, MN so it was just a short drive across the border. From the outside, the casino looks large but once you walk inside you notice it is quite small. We walked around the entire casino four times in about two minutes. However, what it lacks in size, it makes up in... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Hotel was nice and easy to find. Stayed in a non smoking room - that smelt of smoke. We were visiting family, other wise we would have not stayed in Flandreau. Okay place, pool looked nice but did not take advantage.

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Brandon, South Dakota
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

The good: relatively clean. The bad: front desk staff was rude at check-in. Recliner in room had fresh urine on it, that we didn't notice until my wife sat down in it after we were settled in. The buffet was not bad - but even the crab that just came out wasn't even warm. Slot machine that I was playing... More

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Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Typically when traveling, we prefer large, vegas-type casinos but we took a chance on this one (advertised as 17,000 sq ft). Although it was farther from the interstate than we thought, it was well worth the trip. Lots of small denomination slots, $4.00 mixed drinks, clean spacious rooms, and a great breakfast buffet. The staff was very nice and the... More

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Beach, North Dakota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

We got stuck in a snow storm and the rate of $39.00 a night was too good to give up. The breakfast was $3.99 special. They had a nice pool and an RV park but in winter I stay inside hotels. The room was very clean the TV are outdated but that is a miner issues. The staff was helpful... More

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Champlin, MN
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

GOOD - Food is cheap - 2Q room had table&chairs and plenty of space - We were VERY successful in the casino. They claim a 96% payback and we left several hundred ahead - The superbowl party was fun. Great nacho bar and we had our own personal bartender plus we won tons of great prizes - All the employees,... More

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

We were on a bus tour to the Badlands, Black Hills, and casinos. We were booked in here for our first and last night of the trip. The casino is alright, I guess, but I'm not the gambler in the family. We were given vouchers for the buffet both nights, and it was quite good. The second stay is where... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Excellent hotel and casino...The nights stay price included dinner coupons and casino coupons...Excellent dining room... You can eat for nothing and walk away with money in your pocket if your lucky. If you are looking for a place to meet with your friends this is the place!

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Rochester, MN
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

We stayed on Sept. 21st, after seeing a casino special offering 30 dollars in dining, 20 in free play for 90 dollars. We decided we would give it a try as we were tired of spending over 120 dollars a night in Brookings when we travel to see our kids in collage. Checking in was easy and the room was... More

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Address: 607 South Veterans Street, Flandreau, SD 57028
Location: United States > South Dakota > Flandreau
Also Known As:
Royal River Casino Bingo And Motel
Royal River Casino Bingo Hotel Flandreau
Royal River Hotel Bingo

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Since opening our doors in 1990, Royal River Casino & Hotel continues to be the preferred entertainment destination for excitement seekers in southeast South Dakota, southwest Minnesota, northwest Iowa and across the upper Midwest. Located just 35 minutes north of Sioux Falls, SD, Royal River Casino & Hotel fulfills every entertainment and relaxation need with the hottest casino filled with the loosest slots, highest payouts, black jack, roulette and poker; two restaurants offering a delicious variety of menu items and full buffet; soothing hotel rooms, and the best in events and entertainment….every day! The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is comprised primarily of descendents of "Mdewakantonwan", a member of the Isanti division of the Great Sioux Nation, and refer to themselves as Dakota, which means friend or ally. The Flandreau Santee Sioux Indian Reservation is 5,000 acres of combined trust and fee tribal land located along and near the Big Sioux River in Moody County, South Dakota, in a region know as the Prairie Coteau, which consists primarily of undulating or gently rolling land. ... more   less 
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