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2.0 of 5 Motel   |   501 Pacific Ave, Box 198, Medora, ND 58645
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Badlands Motel
Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Medora
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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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Pagosa Springs
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50 reviews 50 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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169 reviews 169 reviews
119 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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120 reviews 120 reviews
17 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Winnipeg, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were passing by Medora on our way back to Manitoba from Moosejaw Sask where we met with friends. We decided to stop in and see if a Motel was available. We picked the Badlands Motel because of the central location. We were able to get a unit and were very happy with it. We wandered around... More

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Oakland, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Our room was clean and a good size, but no refrigerator or hair dryer, which seem to be standard in most motels and hotels these days. Everything else in Medora was within walking distance and it just minutes from the National Park entrance and the Medora Musical. We got the room as part of the package with the show and... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We enjoyed our comfortable bed in our large room after a long day's drive. Staff is helpful and polite. We had a beautiful view of the buttes behind the hotel. The room was clean. WI FI is included with the room and worked great.

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57 reviews 57 reviews
9 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My wife, daughter and our friends (3 of them) were visiting Roosevelt National Park and stayed in Medora. The hotels are basically right next to the park. Nothing in Medora is cheap, but overall, this hotel is a decent value. We stayed in the renovated rooms. They were very nice and comfortable. The bathroom was very modern and update and... More

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Benton, Arkansas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

It was 95 and no working air ... Gee oh well things happen. We told them at two but it was explained I did not understand how air works. At 50+ I kinda have an idea of how it functions and the compressor is not working. Five and still no response. At 530 the lady at the desk is helpful... More

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Address: 501 Pacific Ave, Box 198, Medora, ND 58645
Location: United States > North Dakota > Medora
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Badlands Motel 2*
Also Known As:
Badlands Hotel Medora

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