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Holiday Inn Express Watertown

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3900 9th Avenue SE, Watertown, SD 57201
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Attica, Michigan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed there for business last week. Overall, the hotel was fine; very clean, good breakfast, no complaints on the room. My only problem was the internet was inadequate for business needs - I found that using the hotspot on my iPhone was MUCH faster than the hotel internet. I noticed speeds of 20kb / sec when my computer needed... More

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Ankeny, IA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here to break up a long drive on a Sunday evening. Initial impression was very good as they had the front row parking spots reserved for IHG Rewards Club Members and everything was clean in the common areas. Check-in was fine although they are one of the few I've stayed at that did not offer bonus points or snacks... More

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Petoskey, Michigan, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Bed was comfortable, front desk staff was friendly even though I ended up having to check out 2 days early. Room was quiet. I did not realize there was also an indoor water park in the hotel. Shower water pressure was great and the drains work. Very important. What I did NOT like was the "high speed internet" was slow.... More

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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We purposely booked this hotel to be able to use the pool after a long day of driving, mistake. It was busy when we first got there but that soon cleared out and we thought we were good to go. Until we tried to actually get in the water - it was freezing. I made it in, but didn't last... More

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Mandan, North Dakota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Wow, where to begin. We stayed here one night on a long road trip. This was actually our second time staying here. We stayed one night last year and loved it. Our room was wonderful, and our 2 little kids had a blast in the kiddie pool. Fast forward a year. This visit was an all together different experience. We... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Watertown, responded to this review

Dear 2crazyboysmom, Thank you for staying with us again on your recent road trip. We are delighted to read you liked the cleanliness of your room and your kids enjoyed our Splash pool. We apologize you were not satisfied with the size of the room you had and your in-room Air Conditioner system was a let down. We are very... More

Watertown, South Dakota
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97 reviews 97 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stay here sometimes for birthday parties for our kids. They let you use the breakfast room at a first come basis. The place is always very busy. They have a nice waterpark for the kids and a great breakfast in the morning

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The front desk staff are friendly and very helpful upon arrival. They provided extra key cards for the rooms. We were also able to check in early. The housekeeping and kitchen crew provided great service. The breakfast area is stocked with a variety of meal choices for guests. If there is anything needed, a kitchen staff person will bring it... More

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ABERDEEN
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I was on my way home in freezing rain and a blizzard when I decided to finally stop. I had no credit card and no cash so I had to have a credit card done over the phone. Steph was great in helping me and getting everything. She got me in my room with no hitch. She was even checking... More

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watertown, sd
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We rented this room to take the grand kids to their indoor waterpark. The kids age 9 & 10 had fun on the large slide. The pool isn't very large but the kids still enjoyed it. There is a nice swim area for kids 8 & under, with a slide and waterfalls. The room was nice and clean. Breakfast was... More

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Oklahoma
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We were in Watertown for a family funeral. The staff at the Holiday Inn Express were amazing. Very genuine, accomodating, friendly. The rooms were clean and had everything we needed. Thank You for helping to make a stressful situation much less stressful.

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Address: 3900 9th Avenue SE, Watertown, SD 57201
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Location: United States > South Dakota > Watertown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Watertown 2.5*
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The Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Watertown is home of the Terry Redlin Art Center, Mellette House, and the Bramble Park Zoo.Conveniently located near shopping.Gaming just minutes north of I-29.Watertown municipal golf course just west on hwy 212. Features include 140 ft. water slide with splash pool, sports pool, children's enchanted pool, large whirlpool and arcade. Winter Hours:September 1st thru May 31st Sunday 8 am to 11 am, Monday through Thursday closed, Friday 5 pm to 10 pm, Saturday 8 am to 10 pm. Summer Hours: June 1st thru August 30th Sunday 8 am to 11 am and 5 pm to 10 pm, Monday through Friday 5 pm to 10 pm, Saturday 8 am to 10 pm. Free deluxe breakfast, free local & 800 calls, free high-speed wireless and hardwired Internet access. Well equipped exercise room, meeting room, guest laundry, and business center. Located at exit 177 on I-29. The Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites offers 66 rooms with 24 suites and an elevator. Visit Watertown, SD and Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel. ... more   less 
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