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Howard Johnson Inn Spearfish

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   323 South 27th Street, I-90 Exit 14 South, Spearfish, SD 57783
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Ranked #10 of 15 hotels in Spearfish
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were disappointed in this hotel. The rooms smelled moldy and stale, screens and latches were broken on the window. Very slow, almost non--functioning wi-fi. Breakfast a total disappointment: water in the orange juice automate, communal peanut butter and cream cheese container not sanitary, coffee tasted like colored water. Doors leading to hallways from outside where never locked allowing anyone... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They refused to accept a reservation unless is was 100% non-refundable. They billed me twice for the room and tacked on $40 dollars for a dirty shop towel they found in their hotel someplace. I had to call my card company twice and file three disputes online to get this mess cleaned up. The manager refused to speak to me... More

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Eagan, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rooms not cleaned. No cleaning staff and everyone knew it! Luke warm shower the 2nd day. No manager anywhere. The poor gals at the desk had to field all complaints. Gave us a room that didn't lock so, I finally insisted they just give us another room. I took pictures of the room! Outlet half missing. Stains on curtains and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When checking into the Howard Johnson, Spearfish don't mind the people who look like hookers, druggies, and drunks they are just the staff. No staff member has a name tag or is in any form of uniform, cut off sweat shorts and dirty t-shirts are acceptable work attire. You will not get the room you paid for, the staff will... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is probably the noisiest hotel I have ever stayed in. Between the AC and the loud guests, it's like having 10 extra people in the room - who never sleep! Plus housekeeping put a Do Not Disturb sign on the door to avoid having to clean the room. Just stay in your car, you'll have better accomodations.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in Spearfish with reservations at another hotel just to learn that the third party booking service had overbooked. The 2 hotels worked together quickly and efficiently to ensure we had rooms during the very busy holiday weekend. The customer service we received was superb! Clean and comfortable rooms, nice pool area, and a great location. We would recommend... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This room was booked on points and for the amount of points didn't meet the expectations from other stays.

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Address: 323 South 27th Street, I-90 Exit 14 South, Spearfish, SD 57783
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Location: United States > South Dakota > Spearfish
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Inn Spearfish 2*
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Spearfish
Best Western Spearfish
Spearfish Best Western

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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool
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The Howard Johnson has a strong mission to provide its guests with a home away from home. We promise to deliver the best and most sincere service while you relax and enjoy your time in either your room, our indoor-heated pool, hot tub, arcade, lobby, or casino. We provide free WiFi, continental breakfast, and parking. We are looking forward to having you stay with us on your next visit! ... more   less 
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