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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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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decent Rooms, could maybe use some freshening up, but clean and good beds. Didn't run into the water problem others spoke of even though both my wife and I took baths or showers during the morning rush and later evening (nine-ish). Great food at the attached restaurant, Minerva's! And having the conference center attached meant not having to leave the... More 

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

Thank you very much for sharing about your stay here in Watertown. We are in the process of updates as you could see and working on the lobby, fitness room and game room areas right now. We have more updates scheduled for the guestrooms and public restrooms still to come in 2016! We hope to see you again for the... More 

Moorhead, United States
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are old and outdated. Heaters are loud and its either too hot or too cold in the rooms. Nothing is more frustrating though than waking up and having no Hot Water to take a shower!! Bar staff do an ok job with service the people at the front desk are awesome!

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Nomad
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the 3rd year in a row I've stayed at this hotel for meetings and I've had at least one cold shower each time. Every time I tell someone they simply say "we're working on it." So for 3 years, at least, they've done nothing to fix this problem. Now I realize I generally stay here when they are... More 

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Aberdeen, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

i dont like a place that cant serve something a little more healthy than 3 day old rolls? seriously!!!! The staff was rude . the only decent staff was the cleaning staff!! They did do a good job but the other staff was rude and were more worried about fooling around on their phones than helping anyone

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Laporte, MN, United States
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

I found the accommodations were more than expected making my stay quite comfortable. I especially liked the in-house restaurant. The pet-friendly atmosphere helped make my stay with my labradoodle quite appropriate.

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

Arlene, Thank you so much for the glowing review - we are so happy you enjoyed your stay and will certainly look forward to seeing you again with your labradoodle! Deb Stanley General Manager More 

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

This facility is one of the best I have been in for a conference. Very nice meeting rooms and easy to get around. the rooms were great nice and clean, the bed was very comfortable. The place was a 10. I believe the Watertown Ramkota Hotel was better than I was expecting when I went but was really surprised.

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

Thank you so much for the glowing review about your conference, the Watertown Event Center and the hotel! We love it when a good plan comes together and now you have discovered our little treasure here in Watertown. We hope you have the opportunity to return when it is not for a conference and have the chance to explore the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Hotel needs an update. Not for you if your going for peace and quiet or relaxation. Also do not stay here if you have Pet allergies. Many people have stayed and were staying with pets while there and not in specific rooms. Clean staff amazing and very helpful but event center staff needs to have some customer service training again.... More 

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

Thank you for your response and review, although not glowing, there were certainly issues to be addressed, please know I have shared this with our management team for corrective actions. We hope that you will choose to stay with us again on a future visit to Watertown so you can see the updates that we are working on. Our lobby... More 

Hankinson, North Dakota
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

They were very accommodating to our pheasant hunting group. The staff was great and the hotel was clean and comfortable. We received a complimentary gift bag at check in. The hotel is quiet. It is across town from the major shopping and restaurants, but overall a good place to stay.

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your recent hunting trip - we certainly hope you will be coming back and making this an annual trip. Hunting season here is almost like a national holiday, we look forward to greeting our friends and always hope the hunt is successful! Thank you again for choosing the Best Western Ramkota... More 

Charlotte, United States
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Excellent place to stay. Staff is very friendly and helpful. The hotel accommodated our conference and made us feel great and provided excellent service to everyone. I would recommend this hotel for both business and pleasure stays.

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

Thank you for your glowing review on Trip Advisor - we have shared this with our staff and enjoy hearing directly from our guests. We trust that your conference went well and you enjoyed all of the upgrades the Event Center has recently completed. We look forward to working with you again in the future! Deb Stanley General Manager More 

Omaha, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

We have stayed here many times over the years. The rooms are always nice and the restaurant is excellent. This time I was by myself. If you are traveling on I29, this is the best spot between the border and Omaha. We once were "blizzarded" in here for a couple of days--not a bad place to be!!

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

Harl - Thank you for your continued faith in us, it was nice visiting with you upon arrival and so glad we are your stopping spot on the way to conference in Bismarck. I am also glad you were able to retrieve the items that you left on the trip home! We will look forward to seeing you again next... More 

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