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Prairie Inn Motel

264 Bear River Dr., Evanston, WY 82930
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Ranked #4 of 15 hotels in Evanston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Josie06 Golden, Colorado
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  • 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
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Lebanon, Ore
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was 100+ for most of my travels the day I stayed here. This is a cinder block structure with no air conditioning. I guess I assumed they would have air, as this is the ONLY hotel I've been in years that didn't at least have a window shaker. They did supply a box fan which got me through the... More

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Golden, Colorado
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120 reviews 120 reviews
26 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was clean, quiet, comfy bed and pillows. The AC didn't work but there was a fan. If you are l expecting a Marriott don't stay here, but for a great price, it is clean and a safe place to stay. Expect a very invigorating shower though! We were just passing through Evanston, so it fit the bill.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

LARGE rooms!!! Probably the biggest outside of a suite I have ever stayed in. The price was LOW...$58!! :) Beautiful wood plank vaulted ceilings. Pet friendly. Very friendly staff. My only critique would be the breakfast...it was all donuts, bagels, etc, which is FINE, however, several of the items were stale and a bit hard/dried out. Milk & yogurt were... More

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Evanson, Wyoming, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

this motel has the largest rooms I have ever stayed in. it is also one of the cleanest and quietest places I have ever stayed. the desk staff and managers are very helpful people! parking is outside your door, plus there is a door to the hallway which is unbelievably wide, could drive a truck through it.

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Chicago, IL
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The young couple who own the Prairie Inn Motel have done a wonderful job with this really neat retro motor inn. The very large room for our overnight stay was comfortable and clean and we really liked the all-wood ceiling, which helped to give the room a lodge-type feel. At Prairie Inn you drive right up and park outside your... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Not sure how this motel could get such a good rating, but it's really a very basic motel. It was clean, smelled strongly of PineSol or some such disinfectant, plus some other unpleasant odors coming from the pillows, and had probably the worst-smelling hotel soap I've ever come across. The remote controller for the CRT TV didn't match the brand,... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a great place to stay especially if you are into mid century. People were friendly and the bed was comfortable. Love the inside hallway and the breakfast area architecture. The cafe next door looked amazing, but we didn't have time to eat there.

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Edgware
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

We had no idea where to stay, on our way from Jackson Hole, so we broke the journey at Evanston. Am I glad we found The Prairie Inn. CJ, the manager was extremely helpful. The word 'motel' doesn't do it justice. After walking in to a large, comfy lobby, I have never seen such huge corridors leading to large, spotlessly... More

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Middletown, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My wife and I were very pleased with our stay at Prairie Inn, so much as to spend an extra night after sight seeing in area. Three words describing our room, hugh, comfortable and clean. Motel staff were very nice and helpful on suggesting activities in area. Motel was dated but very unique and many updates. We were also very... More

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Cave Creek, AZ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

On a trip with 9 guys on 9 motorcycles, we needed 6 rooms. Reservations were made months in advance. This place takes you back to the 50's or 60's. You will never see a layout like this in modern times. The rooms are huge! For our needs, it was just fine although some people might be put off by the... More

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Address: 264 Bear River Dr., Evanston, WY 82930
Location: United States > Wyoming > Evanston
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