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Badlands Inn

2.0 of 5
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I-90 Exit 131 Highway 377, Interior, SD 57750-0103
Badlands Inn
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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New Hampshire
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98 reviews 98 reviews
15 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This place was not what I expected. The place is old and not well kept. The rooms were old and when you walked out of the room you needed to be careful or you would slip on bird poop (bird nests on top of lights right outside your door. They only redeeming factor is the personnel at the desk. They... More 

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St. Louis, MO
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We drove without reservations into the Badlands at dusk. Enjoyed the spectacular sunset light on the rock formations and watched herds of sheep in fields. Staying overnight could have been a disaster -- but, instead, we enjoyed a cozy room with lovely quilts and knot-hole pine walls. Not too many TV channels available, but then -- you're in the middle... More 

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My wife and I did not expect much especially when learning that no staff was present until 4PM. The room is definitely classic motel with your car parked out front. The TV picture quality was weak. Internet was good. Bed comfortable and bath linens and toiletries the very best. And the view from the window was spectacular. Continental breakfast was... More 

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Munster, Germany
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The location is great, just a short drive from the beautiful Badlands National Park. The view from the room is wonderful. The staff at the check-in & breakfast was friendly. The room is spacious, but it was not really clean. There was some dirt on the floor, the bathroom part is really old and worn out... Furthermore you can hear... More 

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Land O Lakes, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you're looking for a place to stay where you can relax and enjoy the beauty of this country, this is the place to stay. The rooms are spacious and clean. The continental breakfast was great. If you're here to see the Badlands you can't ask for a better place. The Inn is located a few hundred yards from the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Most of the reviews have already explained the issue on pest control...and...I get it. Due to the location bugs should probably expected; however, the cleanliness of the room made for a quick departure. The motel may look a little sketchy, but the lobby, initial reaction of the room and staff led me to believe otherwise. After checking in, my girlfriend... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The rooms were clean but were very dated. Gaps in the door and around the air conditioner let multiple flies into the room and the water turned cold in the shower multiple times . We would not book a room here ever again way overpriced for what you get.

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

When I was researching places to stay closest to the Badlands it appeared I had 2 options---this one and the cabins inside the park. I made reservations for a cabin. Our travel dates changed, I had to reschedule and the cabins were no longer available. The really nice person on the phone kept confirming that I understood that I was... More 

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Grantsburg, Wisconsin
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I spend a lot of time researching prior to any vacation. And I really wanted to like this place. The location to the park is awesome. I had read the reviews here for this place so I was very aware that it is an older establishment. I also read that at least one person had a big bug in their... More 

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midwest
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I think it's all been said here previously. We were greeted warmly by very genuine people and we were even there a little before 5:00 PM! The place is adequate but, like me, saw better days about twenty or thirty years ago. I think if we stay in the area again we'd look at (ugh...) Wall, or, even as far... More 

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