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River Lodge

2.0 of 5 713 W. Sioux Ave, Pierre, SD 57501
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Room was clean and beds were very comfortable with plenty of pillows. Paid a decent price due to hunting season but totally worth it. Felt safe and would love to come back. Breakfast had eggs, sausage, yogurt waffles and a lot more. Definitely recommend to anyone.

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Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've stayed here several times and I really dont have anything bad to say about the place. The price is very good, service is fine and the rooms are clean. Nothing fancy but a good place to lay your head after a long day.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All ways pleasant visit good food in the mornings Erica always happy mood a 5star person. always has a room for me. very comfortable beds. breakfast is good even ron is a fun guy in the morning. Handy location close to good restaurants. And rick is always friendly to help out with computer problems.

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Columbus, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The room needs a more thorough regular cleaning, and the housecleaning staff needs to have a checklist of items to check, and places to look for, that need to be cleaned regularly. Breakfast was okay. The staff was friendly and helpful.

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Rick P, Owner at River Lodge, responded to this review

Hi We take pride in the quality of our rooms and our premises. We ensure we clean our rooms to the highest standards. We hardly ever have a complaint above cleanliness of our rooms and was very surprised to see you had a concern. If we did miss an area please accept our deepest apology. We are here 24 hours... More

Yankton, South Dakota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Booked on the phone. Received a welcoming greeting from Erika at the front desk. She fixed a slight mix-up quickly and efficiently so that we would have the accommodations we had requested. Nice new TV, good, clean beds,just what tired travelers needed. I was impressed that they had a rag to use to clean up shoes and messes, etc., saving... More

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Rick P, Owner at River Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for you time and your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and found our rooms clean and comfortable. You noticed many of our new upgrades like Tvs and new Euro Top beds. We know you have a choice and are glad you choose the River Lodge for your home away from home. We hope you... More

Altoona, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The River Lodge is on the main road thru Pierre among other motels. I stayed here for a couple of nights. The room was clean. The furniture is a little worn. The TV is a new 42" flat screen. Wi-Fi worked well. It gets a little noisy when the construction workers staying there come back after a day at work.... More

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Rick P, Owner at River Lodge, responded to this review

We thank you for you time and your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and found our rooms comfortable. We know you have a choice and are glad you choose the River Lodge for your home away from home. We hope you stay with us again and are able to give us a 5 star review. Regards Rick... More

Bemidji, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Stopped in Pierre for the night on way to Black Hills. Decided to stay here because of rating on TripAdvisor. Had reserved room over phone about an hour before we got to Pierre. Got to hotel and checked in to find we were given a smoking room, which was never mentioned when I booked. I guess my bad for not... More

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Rick P, Owner at River Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Thank You for taking time to write a review, we apologize for the issue you had with your room. We are a local hotel and take great pride in our hotel and " Just OK" Is not good enough for us. Call me at 605 224 4140 to discuss your stay and i will make it right. I noticed... More

Florence, CO
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76 reviews 76 reviews
51 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Overall nice hotel. It's old and a bit dated, but the room was decent, it was quiet, and it provided excellent value. Internet wifi worked well. Room was nicely furnished and included a fridge and microwave. Shower was good. Staff was friendly and helpful. Hotel is biker friendly, providing a hose, buckets, rags, and cleaning supplies to clean up your... More

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Rick P, Owner at River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review, we appreciate you taking your time and sharing your great experience with others. We try hard to ensure we exceed our guests expectation and we glad we met yours. Thank you for your business, We look forward to your next stay. Check out our new Renovation including great new beds and huge Tv's... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

I travel all over the country.the river lodge is one of the better hotels i have stayed in you all have good breakfast and great rooms.you all have great staff one of the best was Erika she was really nice and friendly.

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Rick P, Owner at River Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Thank for your great review, We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you soon again. We offer exceptional value among the hotels in Pierre and pleased to have your loyal business. Thanks again ! Rick & Trisha More

Wichita, Kansas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The rooms, very clean. The Staff very happy to help. especially the night clerk shane. If you need a pick me up after a long night of travel he is your guy! Never seen anyone so happy to work at a hotel graveyard shift. breakfast was great. overall stay was amazing! I would recommend this hotel to any of my... More

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Rick P, Owner at River Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Thank You for a great review and mentioning MR Fantastic (Shane). We appreciate your comments and we will be sure to pass them to Shane. We thank you for making us your home away from home and look forward to welcoming you again. Rick and Trisha More

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Address: 713 W. Sioux Ave, Pierre, SD 57501
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Location: United States > South Dakota > Pierre
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — River Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 47
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