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621 5th Street SE,, Watertown, SD 57201 (Formerly The Drake Motor Inn & Restaurant)
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Ranked #10 of 11 Hotels in Watertown
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013
Jason12_1969 Winnipeg, Manitoba
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This was our last stop on the way back on a road trip that took us from Winnipeg Canada to California and back again. Reviews online seemed decent when I was researching hotels in Watertown, especially considering the low price I was able to book it for. Hotel was not in the best area (downtown). Older place, some renos seemd... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

You know you haven't selected the Hilton when you choose to stay here. The outside appearance of the hotel is a little scary but it is downtown Watertown SD. The colors inside are quite dreary and the amenities are limited but the size of this room for 3 was the largest I have stayed in, and that includes 5 star... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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79 reviews 79 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

We very much enjoyed our stay and would stay again...Better than expected,room was very nice, clean but no heavy odors from cleaning super quiet..freshly painted, clean bright hallways no offensive odors and for someone with severe scent allergies that is amazing. Thank you Rodeway Inn.

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212 reviews 212 reviews
72 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

I have stayed in lots of Super 8 type hotels and this Rodeway Inn was better than most. Rooms were smallish but the bathroom was super clean with nice tiling and great water temperature and pressure. I have to admit I would not have stayed at this hotel if it were not for its most excellent restaurant. It is a... More 

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Gosford, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Recently on a road trip with my wife, NYC to L.A. the northern states, we stayed here. We booked the night before because it was cheap. When we arrived we were very surprised, the front desk staff were very friendly and helpful. We arrived to our room to find it did not meet our expectations as a Rodeway Inn, it... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

Booked the cheapest hotel I could get for a last minute overnight in Watertown, SD. Room was clean and you can tell they have recently updated it. Free high speed internet is a plus for a cheap room. I wasn't expecting a top end type hotel and I received exactly what I was expecting. I would stay there again, but... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

Booked cheapest room online. At check-in was told that "those rooms" were in an old annex across the highway (no crosswalk). Went to room and there was only one bed. Back to office where I had to wait because the desk clerk was literally out to lunch. Explained problem, and was told, "Oh, we'll just put you up 'in house',... More 

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Watertown, South Dakota, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

We recently helped a friend in need by paying for a room at this hotel. The guests had a house fire and needed a place to stay. They allowed the guests to use their laundry facilities and made them feel at home and welcome. Their room was clean and well taken care of. The front desk help was always friendly... More 

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Yankton, South Dakota
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

It was and OK room. It was reasonably clean. The door lacked any lock beyond the door handle itself.

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Address: 621 5th Street SE,, Watertown, SD 57201 (Formerly The Drake Motor Inn & Restaurant)
Location: United States > South Dakota > Watertown
Number of rooms: 43
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