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Dakotah Lodge

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2.5 of 5
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3200 West Russell Street, Exit 81 off I-29, Sioux Falls, SD 57107 (Formerly Brimark Inn)
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Ranked #17 of 51 Hotels in Sioux Falls
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Clean & a friendly staff. Competitive rates. Easy to get to and conveniently located for making side trips to downtown and the parks. Good breakfast. Wading/kiddie pool and regular pool. Wading/kiddie pool closed at 10 but still were lots of kids in the other pool. Would be nice to have a time just for adults. Over all no question that... More 

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Redfield, South Dakota
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked 2 rooms, didn't need the 2nd one after all so a friend called to put it in her name. When my husband checked in he checked in, in both of our names. The next day I get a phone call saying he was a no show. Explained to them that we checked in the night before and actually stayed... More 

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Overland Park, KS
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74 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed the night here last night on our way to Sturgis. Room was clean. Bed was very comfortable. The front desk crew was helpful with suggesting a good place for dinner. The breakfast was pretty good also. They have an indoor pool, hot tub, and water slide. Stayed with two other couples. No one had any complaints. And they allow... More 

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randyhuber, Manager at Dakotah Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Greg, Thank you for staying with us! Thanks for taking time out of your vacation to write us a nice review. The staff work hard caring for our guests, thanks for noticing. We will continue to try to earn that 5th circle. Safe ride! See you on the flipside. Randy More 

St. Louis
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65 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Frankly, I was a bit leery about the Dakotah, but found it exceeded my expectations. If anything, I think their advertising and signage downplay their strengths. Shout out about the great job you did renovating this property and bringing the rooms up to a high standard of comfort. Because it's an older hotel, the walls are super thick making the... More 

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randyhuber, Manager at Dakotah Lodge, responded to this review

Dear COuntry, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for such a nice review. We have spent millions on this property and so glad it shows. If I brag it does not mean much but coming from you it means a lot. THANK YOU! Randy More 

Tucson, Arizona, United States
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51 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a friendly greeting which is nice after a long trip. The room itself had newer carpeting which may have accounted for the strange smell in the room. We aired it out and then didn't notice it again. The desk lamp didn't work so I took it to the front desk but they were unable or perhaps too busy... More 

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randyhuber, Manager at Dakotah Lodge, responded to this review

Dear cwc Thank you for staying with us and thanks for taking the time to review us. Chlorine is well maintained in the pool and checked at least twice per day, but with the swimmer load it is a challenge to keep the water crystal clear, sorry. I will track down which room you were in and have maintenance address... More 

Midwest
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here overnight on our return trip from Mount Rushmore. Our room was very nice, check in was great and easy, I had booked on Travelocity in June. No problems. My son noticed a half-eaten old apple under the nightstand between the beds in our room, which was pretty disgusting as we had no idea how long it had... More 

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randyhuber, Manager at Dakotah Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kaye, Thank you for spending part of your vacation with us, sorry the internet was spotty. What use to be super fast has bogged down with 200 devices trying to access them at times. We have new access points and router on order, hopefully we will have it upgraded soon. Thanks again and happy travels to you! Randy More 

Arkansas
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129 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I always want my reviews to be helpful for travelers and compliments plus constructive criticism for hotel managers. Here are the + and - for this hotel: + good value--$100 and safe nice hotel, Quiet rooms--not noisy like most Great for kids--neat big slide, pool, playground Free breakfast Clean rooms Most awesome courtyard lots of seating and rivals any 5... More 

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randyhuber, Manager at Dakotah Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Rita, Thank you for your review and for staying with us. I do appreciate the good comments and I need to hear the constructive also, Thanks! One feels great, the other makes us better. Hope the rest of your trip was grand! Randy More 

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33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel not the cleanest. Hallways were full of crumbs. Carpets need a good cleaning. Pool full of kids and cloudy. Breakfast was typical free breakfast. Property tucked back off main road. Area not great.

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randyhuber, Manager at Dakotah Lodge, responded to this review

Dear NDL463 Sorry to hear the hallways were not clean, we do work hard to keep them clean. The pool is a popular place for the kids and with all the kids keeping the pool sparkling is a challenge, but the chlorine levels are checked at least twice per day and maintained properly. We appreciate your patronage. Hope the rest... More 

Cecilia
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28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dakotah Lodge in Sioux Falls, SD, provides clean, comfortable rooms at a reasonable rate. It is convenient to the interstates and not too far from a variety of places to eat in town. The desk staff was friendly. The breakfast was good. I can't speak from personal experience of the water slide (which begins in the building, exits, and... More 

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randyhuber, Manager at Dakotah Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Daniel, Thank you for staying and thanks for your kind comments (5 circles!) You made our day! i will share what seems to be a secret we have a 19 mile circle bike trail located a block from the hotel and we have 4 bikes that we loan to our guests, maybe next time instead of a nice walk... More 

West Lawn, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the friendly front desk to the clean spacious rooms, this place delivers big. Great value and pet friendly too. If you have kids, they'll love the indoor pool and awesome water slide. Free fast WiFi with comfortable beds and quiet rooms...this place delivers!

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randyhuber, Manager at Dakotah Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tricia Thank You!! Such nice comments and 5 circles! Hope the rest of your trip is great! Safe travels Randy More 

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