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Sunshine Inn

#1 of 11 Hotels in Wall
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608 Main Street, Wall, SD 57790
Sunshine Inn
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Wallingford, CT
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26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The motel, and the room, are your standard old-style basic motel/motor inn. What makes this place special: 1. Great location: right in downtown Wall, not far off of I-90, about a couple of blocks from Wall Drug. 2. Great hospitality: Both John and the woman who worked the front desk the night we arrived were friendly and helpful people who... More 

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friendlysdinnkeeper, Owner at Sunshine Inn, responded to this review

Wow. Thank you for the most generous accolades. Though "basic," as you say, we think travelers get all the necessities (and plenty of extras) they'll need for a comfortable, high-value stay at the Sunshine Inn. I most particularly appreciate your kind remarks about me and my front desk staff (two professional and experienced ladies, Lorna and Deanna) because our commitment... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Sunshine Inn overnight on our way to the Black Hills. The room was very clean, beds comfy, and the softest towels I've ever seen in a hotel. The staff was friendly and had Danishes, granola bars, coffee, and orange juice available for breakfast. The price was right and is within walking distance of Wall Drug. I... More 

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friendlysdinnkeeper, Owner at Sunshine Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for staying and sharing your favorable (and most appreciated) impressions here. You covered a lot of bases in a few words, every one of which makes us feel pretty special around here at the Sunshine Inn. Your recommendation means everything to us and we certainly hope you'll come again to the "clean, comfy, friendly" confines of our hotel. You'll... More 

Orlando
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87 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my second stay at the Sunshine Inn, and just as enjoyable as the first. If you are looking for a clean comfortable place to stay, this is it. Nothing fancy; just a nice, quiet, individually owned place to spend a night while you enjoy the things to do around Badlands NP, and Wall. Dave, the owner, impressed me... More 

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friendlysdinnkeeper, Owner at Sunshine Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the repeat visit and for sharing your good impressions of the Sunshine Inn here. Your comments reflect our establishment's values: "clean, comfortable . . . nice, quiet" all delivered at "great value." This is what we offer travelers and couldn't be more pleased to see you endorse our efforts. I especially appreciate your kind remarks about our commitment... More 

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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After reading other reviews we decided to try this motel. We got in around dinner time. We chose to stay here instead of in the Rushmore area because it was just over an hour away and we would have time to visit Wall Drug. The room was very "classic" old school motels. Bare bones. .. but super great host. He... More 

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friendlysdinnkeeper, Owner at Sunshine Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for "stopping over" on your way to Rushmore and stopping by here at TripAdvisor to share your positive experience at the Sunshine Inn. As all of our customers "just need a place to sleep for the night," your recommendation covers quite a few of the nice folks who come through Wall as part of their western "adventure." For those... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was perfect for Wall. Within a block of the kingdom of kitsch known as Wall Drug. And, easy to walk to the couple of restaurants located in Wall The hotel is clearly an older facility. But, it is very well maintained. Very comfortable. Personable owner who made us feel welcome. Good place. Easy to recommend.

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friendlysdinnkeeper, Owner at Sunshine Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice remarks. Calling us "perfect" doesn't get higher in the realm of compliments. Our location is one of the Sunshine Inn's most important assets. Yes, we're an older facility (built in 1977), but as you note, our maintenance standards are high, leading to your observation that we are "very comfortable." I'm especially pleased to be referred to... More 

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great little hotel tucked away on Wall's Main Street. Clean, comfortable, quiet and the softest towels I have ever experienced at any hotel !! The lady at the front desk was so helpful and pleasant. Would definitely stay there again!!!!

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friendlysdinnkeeper, Owner at Sunshine Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for finding us--we love your description of the Sunshine Inn as "a great little hotel tucked away on Wall's Main Street!" We are indeed in the midst of a row of nicely designed and maintained buildings just south of Wall Drug Store. We're unimposing and unpretentious--even plain--but filled with great lodging opportunities and values. "Clean, comfortable and quiet" are... More 

Monroe, Michigan
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove from Michigan and stayed a night in Wall on the way to Yellowstone. We stayed in a double room as we had 4 people (Wife, Sis and Bro inlaws). We pulled into town early hoping we'd catch the Badlands at sunrise. We figured we'd go ahead and pay for our stay and be ready for check in at... More 

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friendlysdinnkeeper, Owner at Sunshine Inn, responded to this review

And I thank you . . . I'd love to have you re-visit. As with all my staff, I try to do whatever it takes to give our customers as easy and convenient a stay as possible. Accommodating your early arrival situation was gladly accomplished--and I was most appreciative of your group's patient and friendly nature. Our customers are special... More 

Freeport IL
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quaint older motel room. It was extremely clean and comfortable. Spent 1 night. Nothing fancy but serves all your basic needs. The clerk was very nice and accommodating. They have coffee and Danish with juice in the morning. Price was right.

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friendlysdinnkeeper, Owner at Sunshine Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind and succinct summation of your positive experience at the Sunshine Inn. As you state, "fancy" we're not. I doubt that we could be "fancy" if we tried. But "clean and comfortable" we are--and we couldn't be more appreciative that you made note of it here. We think we do "basic" well, but also think we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

John was very accommodating! We called just a few hours before arriving and he was able to hold a room for us. Sunshine Inn is priced better than surrounding hotels. We are on our way to go backpacking and just needed a good night's sleep before getting back on the road. GREAT nights sleep: quiet, quality matress, AC/heat unit. Small,... More 

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friendlysdinnkeeper, Owner at Sunshine Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us and the kind remarks, especially about me (note: I also have two outstanding renters on my days off who are dedicated to the same friendly service that all our guests have come to expect.) and the generally high level of attention that you got from the Sunshine Inn. That we're "practical" is a given. That... More 

Clarkdale
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice older updated room. Typical motel of the 1960's or 70's. But the room was updated, bed was good, bathroom updated, a small sitting area and coffee+rolls in the morning. Rooms and premises were safe and a very short walk to Wall Drug and the Wounded Knee museum. And.... the price was the lowest in town (and we check everything.)... More 

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friendlysdinnkeeper, Owner at Sunshine Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for staying at the Sunshine Inn and highlighting some of your impressions here. We certainly couldn't be prouder of your descriptions: "nice," "reasonable," "safe." Hard to imagine a more complimentary set of words, and we thank you for them. Yes, we're an older property (built in 1977), but as you note, we maintain and update it, making sure all... More 

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