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Hills Inn

640 South Sixth Street, Hot Springs, SD 57747
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Ranked #2 of 9 hotels in Hot Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here one night on the way to Rushmore. The owner and his wife are both friendly and very helpful in telling us where to go, where to eat, etc. The free mini-golf course is a plus, as is the brook running in front of the inn. Yes, the TV's are not flat screen, but you don't stay here for... More

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I spent one night in June 2014 at this motel. The owner was friendly and cheerfully answered my questions about the area. The motel dates from what looks like the 1950's - 1960's, but don't let that discourage you. The motel was updated a couple of years ago with new paint, beds, a/c etc. The rooms, while... More

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Sandia Park, New Mexico
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Room was super clean with nice beds. Refrigerator and microwave worked well. Continental breakfast is simple, but adequate. Distance to Mount Rushmore is 50+ miles, but scenery traveling there is outstanding. A quiet little town with a beautiful walking trail by the river. Even a waterfall. I found our room to be quiet. Rooms are inexpensive, you can't expect a... More

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Layton, Utah
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290 reviews 290 reviews
105 hotel reviews
251 helpful votes 251 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

There are a lot of newer places to stay in Hot Springs such as the Stay USA. Yes, the man at the front desk of this hotel was very nice, but it didn't make up for the deficiencies I experienced. 1. The rooms are extremely small and basic. The old style TV (not flat screen) makes the room feel even... More

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Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Wally is very personable but we were disappointed in our stay. We could hear the TV in the next room and anything that happened outside. I wound up stepping outside at about 11pm one night to tell a moron to find somewhere else to chat with his friend online as with the bed being right next to the window I... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 hotel reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This motel just received the 2014 Tripadvisor award. Wally, as everyone else has said, is a fantastic owner and person. He is full of tips and stories, including history. When we left after a four day stay it felt as if you were saying goodbye to a family member! We stayed at Hills Inn for a family reunion during May... More

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Mitchell, South Dakota
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Room was very clean, comfortable for 2 adults and 2 golden retrievers. Guest laundry was a plus after being on the road. Fantatic walking trail, along a creek. Plenty of grass for walking dogs. We walked the trail down to Gus' Best ice cream, nice walk, good ice cream! No pet waste bag dispenser on the property and none along... More

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Thousand Oaks, CA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Stayed here on a cross country road trip. Gateway to Mount Rushmore! This is like a motel, as are most of the places to stay in this town. Outside is a little plain looking but once you walk in the front door the owner(I presume) is extremely personable and very helpful as far as travel, restaurant, etc, directions. He is... More

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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
33 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We recently had a two night stay here and would recommend it to anyone. The owner was so friendly and helpful, he helped us route plan to make sure we got all our sightseeing done. The rooms were clean and spacious and the chairs in them were so comfortable. Very good value rooms, nice breakfast each morning. Enjoyable stay.

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Greeley, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Wow! I can't say enough good things... This was our first overnight stop on our trip so we were looking for a clean comfortable place to stay that wasn't too expensive. I checked out reviews and this place looked good. So glad I trusted the reviews!! Check-in goes until 10 pm - but you can call if you're going to... More

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Address: 640 South Sixth Street, Hot Springs, SD 57747
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Location: United States > South Dakota > Hot Springs
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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