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BEST WESTERN Ramkota Hotel

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1901 9th Avenue Southwest, Box 346, Watertown, SD 57201
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Manhatttan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Overall, a very comfortable hotel with an adjoining restaurant and bar. The rooms were clean and comfortable, and the breakfast "Scrambler" at the restaurant was awesome. The staff was friendly and helpful. We had a very good experience--only negative may be location; it's about 4 miles from I-29.

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Racine, Wisconsin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No fridge or microwave, I can’t remember when I’ve stayed at a hotel for five nights that didn’t have a fridge and microwave in the room, I ended up putting food I needed to keep cold in my truck, usually finding it frozen the next morning, but it would thaw out but lunch time. No desk just a small table... More 

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South Dakota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most of the rooms are accessed through a set of doors off of the lobby and into an enclosed atrium environment with interior room access along each side. There are a number of seating areas in the middle of the atrium, and this, along with the echo factor, makes for a noisy time of it any time someone speaks in... More 

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Silver Lake, Kansas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family of four just stayed two nights here while in town for a wedding. It's a beautiful hotel and the staff was very friendly. My daughter loved the pool. The wall mounted heater in our room would run for a few minutes, shut off for 22 seconds and then start up again consistently for two days. It was very... More 

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DKStanley, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Ramkota Hotel, responded to this review

Tammy - thank you for your comments, we are so glad you and your family were here for the wedding and had the chance to enjoy the pool and hopefully Minervas Restaurant while you were here. I do apologize for the inconvenience of the heater and have given this information to our maintenance staff so they can correct it. We... More 

Spearfish, South Dakota
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141 reviews 141 reviews
33 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

Spent three nights while attending a conference. The hotel rooms were on the small side but were nicely furnished. The TV was a nice flat screen. The open areas and rooms were clean. The staff worked hard and were anxious to assist. The restuarant provided some excellent meals and the conference area was well thought out. We especially liked the... More 

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DKStanley, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Ramkota Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind response regarding your stay! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and that your meetings were successful. We are very fortunate to have Minervas Restaurant & Bar and the Watertown Event Center all under one roof - it sure makes attending events much easier! We hope the next time you have a need for... More 

Saint Charles
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92 reviews 92 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Outdated but clean and classic. Bath partially updated. Atrium concept helps avoid cold weather. Contains sofas and plants for hospitable atmosphere. On site restaurant very tasty and close by--again without going outdoors. Interesting building; appears 2 or more building were covered to make huge complex.

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DKStanley, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Ramkota Hotel, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and so pleased that you enjoyed our atrium area - it is one of my favorite places in the entire facility. To me, it feels homey - plus the fact that I cannot grow plants - I truly appreciate the live plants throughout. We are always working to make improvements at... More 

Clearwater, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This hotel is warm and friendly, and the exterior is welcoming, just like every other Best Western I've stayed at. I was really happy to find a Best Western in this area as I drive long distance for work and it's really nice to have a comfortable room to sleep in after a long day of driving.

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DKStanley, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Ramkota Hotel, responded to this review

We are happy that we were here for you - sometimes it is just a place to lay your head at the end of the long day, but we hope you were able to enjoy Minervas Restaurant & Bar right onsite and did not have to leave the building! We look forward to seeing you again and thank you for... More 

Freeman, South Dakota
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81 reviews 81 reviews
14 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I booked this on Hotwire and stayed here for one night. I got what I expected. Nice and friendly hotel staff that were happy to chat and make sure I was content with my stay and nice, clean rooms. This is not very close to the interstate (if that is important to you) but it is still not a bad... More 

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DKStanley, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Ramkota Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay at our property. We are always pleased to hear directly from our guests and appreciate the time you have taken to share your thoughts. We hope to see you again on a future visit to Watertown. Deb Stanley General Manager More 

San Antonio, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This hotel was a relief from the cold weather outside. Let me say I'm from Texas so yes the weather there was a little below what I'm adapted to. Front desk staff was super fast, polite, and knowledgeable. I was able to check in on just minutes, and head to the room. There is a restaurant attached that is friendly,... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Lovely hotel with pool, lovely atrium, great restaurant and on top of it all - they love dogs! Great value. The only downside is that you have to drive through Watertown from I29 to get to it. It's well worth the extra 3 miles.

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