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Prairie Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   916 N Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069
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Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Vermillion
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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69 reviews 69 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard beds, flat pillows, noisy. The showers in the 2 rooms we booked had holes in the sheet rock from excess moisture. $70 per isn't too bad, i guess. Just need to shine it up a bit inside. Also, the Howler attached is a disaster out back by the kitchen exit. Garbage and crap all over and just general filth.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is about the worst hotel I've stayed in. I booked for 2 adults and 1child, they had us booked as 1 adult. Plans changed and my 13 year old son ended up coming with us. I had no problem paying for the extra person, I just think they could have waited till check out to address it , instead... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there to see my friend who study in university nearby.he suggest me this motel.room was neat,clean and tidy.front desk staff was very friendly n also provide local map.there is exercise(gym) room in this motel.Bar is attached to this motel which was very convenience for us.

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Vermillion, South Dakota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room itself was ok for the price. The staff was friendly and helpful. The bathroom was awful, with a lot of water damage around the shower which is very unsanitary looking. If I had to stay in Vermillion again I am not sure I would pick the Prairie Inn again.

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Creston, Iowa
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We needed a place to stop off late on a weeknight, in the dead of winter, on our way up to Fargo. We easily found this locally owned, locally referred, small hotel just walking distance from the big muffin shaped Dakota Dome. Excellent price, staff was quietly polite and accommodating. There is an attached restaurant/bar. The simple room was very... More

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31 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

This is a nice mainstream American motel with very ordinary but very satisfactory rooms. My wife and I and son stayed here while visiting USD. We had 2 queen beds. They had a good cable package, in-room appliances, and a good shower. The breakfast room was quaint with an antique looking milk fridge, and a standard enhanced cold breakfast plus... More

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Colorado Springs, CO
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Wi-Fi was not reachable several times. Had to ask that the staff "reboot" their system so their router would work again. They were aware of the problem before my mentioning it. Also, needed to ask them to replace their orange juice dispenser supply as it was providing something that was about as clear as water. Rooms were OK. The "fitness... More

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Maryville, Missouri, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

For the money it cant be beat. Thursday thru Sat. nights after taxes just $175.00 If your looking for a nice clean comfortable place to stay without some of the frills this is the place for you. We stayed during a heat wave and the AC struggled to keep the room cool but it sufficed. Every place in town had... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I was in room 217. The phone doesn't work. I told them about it 3 times during my 2 night stay. Nothing happened. Only received 1 washcloth each day. No church directory in the room or at the front desk. No new soap or coffee on 2nd day. I understand that the motel just changed management. The new management are... More

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Great Falls, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

I would book a room here at the drop of a hat. Every one of the staff could be working at a 5 star and management would be impressed with them. Location is great, rooms are excellent, the kitchen is authentic and the best. I have a family of 14 and it took 3 rooms for all of us and... More

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Also Known As:
Prairie Hotel
Prairie Hotel Vermillion
Address: 916 N Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069
Location: United States > South Dakota > Vermillion
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Vermillion
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Prairie Inn 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The only full service hotel in Vermillion. The Prairie Inn is attached to Howlers a restaurant and lounge, there is also a bowling alley in our complex. The Prairie Inn was recently remodeled inside and out.We feature all flat screen TVs, new beds,and refrigerators/microwaves.We are most proud of is our real dakota hospitality! We are located across from the Dakota Dome and adjcent to the University of South Dakota. ... more   less 
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