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Dakotah Lodge

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3200 West Russell Street, Exit 81 off I-29, Sioux Falls, SD 57107 (Formerly Brimark Inn)
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Ranked #17 of 48 hotels in Sioux Falls
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013 via mobile

Hotel has been renovated nicely. The hotel is very clean and affordable offering very soft new beds, new flat panel TV's, nicely designed modern furniture, etc. Free breakfast was continental with the addition of eggs and biscuits and gravy. Staff was very friendly and helpful. If you are looking for a VERY AFFORDABLE and nice place to stay to get... More

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s.d.granny, General Manager at Dakotah Lodge, responded to this review

What a delight to get such a nice review. What we strive to do is remember that we are in the HOSPITALITY business. We really do appeciate you. Donna Gratzfeld, General Manager More

Fargo, North Dakota, United States
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67 reviews 67 reviews
39 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Upon entering the lobby we were greeted with a big smile from the gal at the front desk. Check-in was very efficient. Our room was located on the 2nd floor directly across from the stairway. There was never a problem with noise. This hotel has been recently remodeled and it shows. It is very tastefully done. Although the room and... More

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s.d.granny, General Manager at Dakotah Lodge, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is our wonderful staff that makes us stand out. The people in what is called the back of the house are sometimes not recognised for all they do to make us sucessful. Our goal is to provide you with a pleasant and comfortable experience. Hope to see you... More

Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

I was greatly impressed with the new ownership and their attention to improvements. Walking in felt like a hug from Grandma! Their decor is beautiful, the beds are incredibly comfortable. And everything is exceptionally clean, going beyond expectations. The breakfast area is so charming. The variety offered meets any dietary needs; proteins, fresh fruits, dairy, carbohydrates, and even pastries. Customer... More

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s.d.granny, General Manager at Dakotah Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad to be able to provide you with the kind of room and breakfast you enjoy. Hope to see you again soon. Donna Gratzfeld, General manager More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013 via mobile

My daughter and I booked this room based on Trip Advisor reviews. The price was so low we thought there must be a catch. There wasn't! It was bright and clean and we could tell it had been recently remodeled. The entrance doors to each room were heavy and felt secure. The location was close to the interstate but surrounded... More

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s.d.granny, General Manager at Dakotah Lodge, responded to this review

Isn't it great when something that looks to good to be true turns out well? Glad we made your stay a special one.Donna Gratzfeld, General Manager More

Charleston, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

This hotel shows how successful a thoughtful renovation can be. The room was slightly smaller than what's found in the newer motels but it was beautifully furnished with a leather easy chair w/ottoman, stylish lamps and furniture, and a large flat screen tv - not one of the little computer monitors we've found at other places. The breakfast was very... More

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s.d.granny, General Manager at Dakotah Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review. I am so glad we were able to make your stay a memorable one. It is very satisfying to know our efforts are appreciated. Donna Gratzfeld, General Manager More

Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

I joined trip advisor so that I could write this review, which should give you an indication of how pleased we were with the Brimark Inn. We have been in the USA for a month now, staying in a wide variety of locations and accomodation, and Brimark Inn are easily the best value we have had the pleasure to find.... More

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s.d.granny, General Manager at Dakotah Lodge, responded to this review

What a pleasure to hear from you. Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. It is nice to know that people do notice the effort we put in to provide you with a lovely clean, comfortable room.The quiet you mention is because the building is all concrete so you don't hear people walking over your... More

Rapid City, South Dakota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

This was a really nice hotel and a great value. Everything we saw looked clean and fresh. The room was nice and big and the beds were really comfortable. Breakfast was tasty and since we got in really late it was great that it was still available at 9:30. We would definitely stay here again!

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s.d.granny, General Manager at Dakotah Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. It is very satisfying to know that our guests have enjoyed their stay.We promise to keep making it even better. More

Pierre, SD
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63 reviews 63 reviews
24 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

For someone who used to stay at the Brimark while traveling on business but since retirement hasn't stayed there for years and years, my recent stay there was a trip back in time. However back-in-time does not apply to today's Brimark because the new owners have made the old Brimark a new hotel in everything except the outside architecture. When... More

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s.d.granny, General Manager at Dakotah Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you and Thank you again. It is such a pleasure to hear we are doing a good job. I gathered the houskeepers together this morning and had them read yours and several others reviews. It is our wonderful staff, who work so very hard,that supply our clean rooms and great customer service. We have many more future plans for... More

Dawson, Minnesota, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

We are doing the park and fly at this hotel. Very nice, clean and newly remodeled hotel. I booked online and thought it may not be the best place to stay due to the remarkably low price but I am totally astounded at what a good value this is. The staff is very friendly and accommodating to their guests, treating... More

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s.d.granny, General Manager at Dakotah Lodge, responded to this review

We were so happy to see your review. Hope the weather is nice and warm there, we will be looking forward to your family staying here as well. We are proud to be of service to you all. Happy New Year. More

Leavenworth, Kansas
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102 reviews 102 reviews
52 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

The check-in process was simple and fast and the clerk was very friendly. The sign upon arrival claims under new ownership and remodeled. Was a little discomforting to see that the security doors on the outer entrances were unlocked even after dark but the hallways and area is well lit. The room itself was clean and appeared to be newly... More

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s.d.granny, General Manager at Dakotah Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. We are working very hard to make this an outstanding property. I am not sure what happened that the doors were not locked as we do keep them locked ,except the front door, 24 hrs a day. possibly a glitch but we did check it out. It is the all concrete construction... More

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Address: 3200 West Russell Street, Exit 81 off I-29, Sioux Falls, SD 57107 (Formerly Brimark Inn)
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Location: United States > South Dakota > Sioux Falls
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Dakotah Lodge 2.5*
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Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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#3 Family Hotel in Sioux Falls #9 Business Hotel in Sioux Falls
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This totally remodeled property is an all masonry construction which makes our rooms so very quiet.We have interior corridors, a beautiful courtyard with a guest barbeque grill, fireplace, waterfall with a large seating and eating area great for group gatherings. Refrigerators, microwaves,coffee makers, flat screen T.V.S in every room. Rooms have new beds either 2 queen or 1 king.We have a business center and fitness center.Complimentry hot breakfast.Presently building an indoor pool with waterslide expected opening august 2014. ... more   less 
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