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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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Watertown, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good hotel. Reservations were easy to make. The staff was very friendly, helpful and professional. The room was clean and a very comfortable bed. We would choose to stay here again. We really enjoyed our stay.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As Diamond rewards members my wife and I were surprised that the rooms did not have a microwave,fridge,pool, nor a breakfast included. I guess we just assumed incorrectly. The air con seemed noisy. As a Diamond rewards member an upgrade is the usual bonus. This is why we are normally loyal to the Best Western chain. Will read fine print... More 

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Howell, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a 400 mile motorcycle trip, this was our home for the night. Imagine our surprise when we entered the lobby of this hotel in the middle of nowhere in southeastern South Dakota! The hotel was clean, neat and way fancier than anticipated. The restaurant was outstanding! The food was prepared exceptionally. Our meal, grilled salmon and risotto was professionally... More 

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent hotel. We were in the cheapest room so slightly small. We had two double beds, and the room still felt a little small. Also the lightswitch for the bathroom also turns on the vanity light which is outside the bathroom.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We stayed at the Ramkota for two nights while my husband competed in the Cookin' on Kampeska BBQ event. Watertown, SD was our farthest stop on our road trip from California. We got a discount since we were competing at the event, so the rate was about $90/night. Overall, the hotel could use some updates. Some of the exterior looks... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Definitely not the best stay I've had at a Ramkota brand hotel. Room floors were wet, bed sheets were damp. Had a musty smell to the room and had an itchy/dry throat for two days after our stay. We had no cell service in our room. You could hear everyone walking by our room, thankfully the hotel didn't have any... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I stayed here for a family wedding and that is the only reason to stay at this hotel. It was over $110/night for a room with 2 queens (2 people) and that is a high price for rooms in this area. The hallways are EXTREMELY humid from the pool and if you are not here for an event being hosted... More 

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Watertown, SD, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The room was very clean and comfortable. If I had one complaint it would be the air conditioner was a bit loud but it worked! We enjoyed a wonderful meal at the Minerva restaurant. The food is incredibly good! The location of the hotel was nice too. It was closer to downtown than to other hotels in the area.

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Cleanliness in the room was a HUGE problem; the outside hotel doors are not secure; the bedding in the rooms are dated and kinda depressing (color); need a free breakfast but on a positive note the staff is very friendly and I believe the Hotel could be very nice with improvements and I would be willing to try hotel again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

GREAT experience at the Ramkota in Watertown SD was. I would recommend Ramkota to anyone for any reason. Renae is an exceptional employee and very personable and helpful. Without her our trip would not have been as enjoyable.

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