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Badlands Motel

501 Pacific Ave, Box 198, Medora, ND 58645
Badlands Motel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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80 reviews 80 reviews
17 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I stayed here while I was on a road trip in July 2014. I read the reviews about their newly remodeled rooms. I requested to stay in one of those. It faced the beautiful rock formations and it had a very comfortable king sized bed. It was quiet and comfortable after a long day on the road. It is close... More 

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Regina, Canada
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9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

As a child, we used to go to medora every year and every year I looked forward to my old west getaway. It had been years since I've been back and we decided to go as a last minute road trip. Most of the hotel was EXACTLY how I remember it. We stayed in one of the recently renovated rooms... More 

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Loudon, Tennessee
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

You are right in the heart of things in Medora and can walk to all the restaurants and shops. The staff is friendly and the rooms are nice and clean. Bed very comfortable. The bath was a bit outdated and the fan very noisy. Very convenient to Theodore Roosevelt National Park, South Unit.

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Saint Anthony, Minnesota
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We spent two nights at the Badlands Motel. One of the great surprises was that the Medora Hot Air Balloon rally lift-off was right outside our door! Restaurants within walking distance. A small refrigerator would be nice, but it's an old-fashioned style motel, so one really wasn't expected. Nice to drive right up to your door - just like the... More 

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Minneapolis, Mn
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We have stayed here before 2 years ago. I think they upgraded their rooms. Very clean, spacious. Only shower - no bathtub. Great location. Walking distance to horse stables, shops and eating in Medora. 2 minute drive to Pitchfork Fondue and Medora Musical. We will stay here again! Location, location, location!!!!

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Pagosa Springs
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91 reviews 91 reviews
17 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Medora ND is a tourist trap so what can you expect. Checkin staff most pleasant. Room clean and quiet. No hair dryer (found out later you have to go to the office) No microwave or fridge. Did I mention it is expensive compared to most any other town!

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Glenelg, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This is an old-style drive up motel where you park outside your room. We stayed in the new section (rooms in the 400's). The rooms are clean, good size, but rather spartan. We had two double beds, woodgrain vinyl floors, and a desk in the room. The bathroom had a vanity and shower (no bath). Amenities include TV, single-cup coffeemaker,... More 

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Bismarck, North Dakota, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Wow, just spent the weekend in Medora and stayed at the Badlands Hotel as we have for years . What a great remodel, not just new paint and bedding. The bathes were gutted and replaced with a very nice large shower and great new vanity and flooring. The room was large and tasteful with comfy beds and nice white bedding.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

urchased a golf and stay package and when we picked up the vouchers, were told that check in wouldn't be unitl 4;00 which seemed a little late but since we were golfing was OK. Got back to the motel at 4:30, waited in line while others checked in. Finally got to the counter and told, our room wasn't ready yet... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The Badlands Motel is handy to everything in Medora. The room was reasonably large and the bed comfortable. Overall everything seemed clean. Prices were a bit higher than normal like everything else in Medora. The room would have been a whole lot nicer if a refrigerator were provided. WiFi was available but motel slow during peak hours. Ice is available... More 

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