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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
    4 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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Burke, Virginia
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5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family has been going to the Bad Lands Motel in Medora since the 70's. Though the appearance in the rooms was updated, the service has gone down as the years progress. No longer is it run by residents of the town but it is operated by students who are studying hospitality in college and international students training in the... More 

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Jamestown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love this newly remodeled motel. We have stayed in Medora several times. This is our first visit to this hotel. The rooms are clean, comfortable, and reasonably priced. The location is perfect for walking uptown, the children's park, miniature golf, and much more. They have a nice outdoor pool and hot tub. I highly recommend this hotel.

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wow, what a nice place. The rooms were awesome. The rooms were recently remodeled and they were very comfortable. The beds were very comfy. That's important if you have a bad back. The motel is located on the edge of town and has ample parking.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour company booked our group in this motel on our recent visit to Medora. Don't let the outside fool you!! Rooms recently got a make over and were very nice. The bathroom had tons of room and was awesome. Very pleased. Not sure what the nightly room rate is as it was booked through Judy's Leisure Tours, Moorhead, MN

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had room 315 and we loved it. Recently renovated, clean, great shower, flat screen decent free wifi. Had a great night of sleep. We kept the fan in the a/c unit running which cut out excess outside noise. We would definite stay here again! Only recommendation would be to put a night lite in the bathroom. Room was very... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cover photo for the hotel does not do the rooms justice - we were told they just had new photos taken to reflect their recent renovations. Yes, it is a motel in a small town (windows can actually open to let the breeze in though there is A/C as well). However...the rooms were very nice (see photos) and the... More 

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Williston, North Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Medora is a fun place to visit. We love staying in a room on the east side facing the butte. Open your door in the morning to a lovely view. The room was very basic, but clean and comfortable. The bed was good, as was the shower. We appreciated the updates. Medora is a great location for a family reunion.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although it is an older motel property, our room had been recently remodeled. Room 212 was clean and had two very comfortable queen beds. Temperature controls worked well and parking right outside your door is convenient. The bathroom was upgraded with a new shower surround and new fixtures. The shower was nothing less than great. All the hot water and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the only place that had a room in June in Medora when we arrived in town late. Reviews made me wonder if we needed to get back on the road however the rooms had been remodeled apparently. The beds were comfortable. No breakfast meant we tried out the Cowboy Cafe which was very good. The lady at the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let's face it. Motels have gotten a bad rap. The exterior pictures of this motel didn't do much to change that. However once we got there our opinion changed. The room was nice, not cramped, and clean. Check in was smooth, staff was helpful. Pretty surroundings and close to the local attractions. Well-priced. I would recommend it.

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