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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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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the second Badlands park hotel run by Forever Resorts, who seem to be the #3 operator of National Park resorts after Xanterra and Aramark. A couple of hundred yards outside the south entrance (about 1/2 mile from Cedar Pass Lodge) in the "town" of Interior. Just a motel, nothing to look at from the outside, but the rooms... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked this because we wanted to get as close to the Badlands as we could for the next day and there wasn't much to pick from! The room was clean overall but Very basic - a vanilla box. The beds were both so squeaky that I got no sleep. I wasn't expecting a lot but certainly more than we... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Disappointed by some previous reviews who appear to be comparing this to urban hotel chains. This is a motel just outside the Badlands park with nice clean rooms, good service, very nice motel front desk manager, excellent advice, and a simple but easily adequate and fresh, delicious breakfast. Book early, ask for upstairs, enjoy the view, and relax!

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started here for three nights while visiting the Badlands. This is no frills lodging in a very convenient location. The room was clean and the front desk staff were friendly and helpful. We were pleasantly surprised to receive coupons for breakfast at the Cedar Pass Lodge. There was a noise in our room that neither we nor the front... More 

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This certainly was. Not what I expected for what you pay. The building is not in good shape on the outside. The room ok but bathroom was in poor condition. Continental breakfast did not exist. Told they were having problems with staffing in the mornings so no breakfast available. Internet was good. Lovely view but for the price it should... More 

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New Hampshire
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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