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Badlands Ranch and Resort

HCR 53 Box 3, Interior, SD 57750
Badlands Ranch and Resort
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel had no tile floor. There was literally a plague of locus were outside. There was a racon colony under our cabin. Was told at front desk child playground. Found a tube slide suspended by one rusty screw. Horses on $40 tour escaped and was told to stand on pick nick table to not be trampled. Advertised pool. The pool... More 

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Westlake, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It almost felt like we were camping! In the wilderness... *gasp* My craziest night of my life took place in the cabin. I was stirring in my bed as I heard a rat-mouse creature nibble at my bag. I began to chase after a the creature that soon turned out to be a racoon! So... I scared her out and... More 

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Collierville, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

I cannot emphasize strongly enough that no one should even consider staying here. I made reservations in June for 3 cabins. We were to stay 1 night in mid-July. Based on their web site and some of the reviews it felt like a good choice. When we arrived, we found all the cabins were in a total state of disrepair.... More 

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North Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

2012, June - stayed here two nights. Expensive for having to be self contained. Employees rarely in the office. Park looked neglected. The restroom/shower house was closed. They did have a mobile home pulled in and you could use the bathroom in there, but it was a drive away from the camp area. A family pulled in, went looking for... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

Don't bother staying or even making a reservation here. Disgustingly rude manager...

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Missoula, Montana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2011

This was the first and possibly most memorable stop on a long trip. We stayed at the ranch, and were surrounded by it's sheer beauty. The next morning, my husband was up at daybreak and took a walk while I slept, capturing the area on our newl camera. What a treat because we now have some wonderful pictures..

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Wall, South Dakota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

Like another reviewer, I arrived at 5 p.m.. Had a reservation for a one-room cabin and wanted to go horseback riding. The office was locked, the place was a dump, no people or horses to be found. The pool was so funny I actually took a picture of it to send to people as a joke. It was falling apart... More 

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Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2011

Overpriced tool shed. Took two "cabins" before we found one that was livable. What a dump. I'm trying hard to see how this place was ever much. For $20 it would have been ok...sorta. The Badlands is a nice visit but I wouldn't spend the night around here again. A couple hours is plenty unless you're into hiking/climbing.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2011

We were so excited to go to the Badlands Resort. I originally made a reservation about a month before we were going to be in SD. I was told by the staff at the badlands resort that there were two horse trail rides that went out a day that it had a swimming pool and their website indicated that they... More 

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Watertown, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2010

We started our visit to the Bad Lands and per there Website it looked great. When we arrived I paid for a week But After 1 day we decided to leave and find a real Campground. It is under new management and it just went down the tubes. We asked and setup a trail ride and I was told they... More 

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