We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Prairie Inn Motel

264 Bear River Dr., Evanston, WY 82930
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Prairie Inn Motel
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Prairie Inn Motel
Write a Review

101 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    45
    37
    9
    6
    4
See reviews for
18
31
17
10
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (15)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (101)
  • Mar-May only
    (15)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (49)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (21)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (16)
All months
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed many times at Prairie Inn and I have always Ben pleased with this local motel. It's quiet, rooms are divided by block walls, no sound from neighbors. Beds are decent, no back aches in the morning. And friendly service. It's convenient just off the highway. Breakfast fare is continental, if you want full breakfast, there is a awesome... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Evanston, Wyoming
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This motel is a true blast from the past, with its midcentury style and retro rooms. But don't assume that it's shabby - it's not. For a great price you will get a huge, clean, comfortable room. The retro details are just added fun.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Lexington, Oklahoma
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
38 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

This was the 2nd stay in a year walked into the lobby slash livingroom owners kids with their backpacks laying in floor. I heard from back someone ask if anyone was there. He shows up looking he just got out of bed. Got checked in room was nice TV was dated and reception was poor bed was ok. Shower was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This room was very simple and very dated. You could see the attempt to keep the rooms clean. However the towels had many stains on them, some that appeared to look like washed blood. The beds had very thin mattresses as well as the pillows. The room did provide us with a warm place to stay on a night we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wichita, Kansas
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had driven hours from Coeur d'Lane, Idaho & thought this might be a reasonable stopping place. We had made a reservation earlier in the day & thought we might be in at 1:00AM. We called the staff back at 10:00PM to let them know it would be a couple of hours later. They arranged our getting into our room... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This motel is under new management and is very good. It is rustic with wood ceilings in each room and block walls insure a quiet night sleep. We stayed here 4 days for a wedding we went to. The couple at the desk are very helpful and the maid device is unintrusive and great! Rooms are clean and spacious. No... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hinton, Canada
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We try to pick non chain motels by using our tried and true system; brick and flowers. Brick means quiet and flowers shows someone cares. This motel had both. The check in was quick and efficient and then we got into the room. They are huge! Clean, we'll appointed as in a clock radio. We travel a lot on motorcycles... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Wisconsin
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
30 hotel reviews
281 helpful votes 281 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

While driving back home from out west we needed a place to sleep for 1 night in Evanston. Luckily we got into town at 10:30pm before the front desk closed at 11pm. This is most definitely a “mom & pop” place. It’s an old hotel that has not been modernized but it was clean, quiet, convenient to I-80, comfortable, in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Arapahoe, Nebraska
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I wrote them via Facebook page to check they were open and had rooms. Then called to book. Rooms are spacious and as well as usual door to parking lot also door to inner corridor what makes getting to the very good continental breakfast easy. Bed good and everything clean. Reception lady pleasant. Piece good.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Northern California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

What a pleasant surprise on the road. Clean and comfy, quiet and well appointed. Convenient restaurant right next door (did not visit). The hostess/owner was very accommodating. The place is very retro so if you are looking for new decor head down the road. What you will find is a clean room with both an interior hallway as well as... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Prairie Inn Motel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Prairie Inn Motel

Address: 264 Bear River Dr., Evanston, WY 82930
Location: United States > Wyoming > Evanston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline, Booking.com and Odigeo so you can book your Prairie Inn Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Prairie Hotel Evanston
Prairie Motel Evanston

21 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (21)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Room/suite (9)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Other (4)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay