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“With an excellent location and an excellent price, it's worth staying here for those weekend trips to The Dells.” 5 of 5 stars
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River Road Motel
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   828 River Road, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965   |  
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Ranked #33 of 72 Hotels in Wisconsin Dells
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“With an excellent location and an excellent price, it's worth staying here for those weekend trips to The Dells.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2011

This is a great place to stay. Not a brand new motel or anything, but rooms have a microwave & fridge, and are clean with cheap rates. A smart choice if you'd rather spend more money on having fun in the Dells rather than just on your room. Easy walking distance from everything downtown, so no driving back from the bars at 2am.

  • Stayed July 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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17 hotel reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2011

I was in the Dells with a group. I had to book more or less at the last minute and the motel where my group was staying was full. The rooms were in decent shape. The bathroom was clean but the shower had no water pressure and left something to be desired. The owner didnt seem to like noise when my wife hit the panic alarm button on her car remote instead of lock. He seemed drunk and yelled "SHUT UP" when the alarm was going off. Place is clean and near old downtown.

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Franksville, Wisconsin
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2010

To be honest, no frills but a nice quiet and reasonably clean motel. Just a Saturday over nighter with one double bed and a cool air conditioned room on a HOT and HUMID August evening. Check in was effortless and though the stairs to the upper room could be non-negotiable after a few cocktails (steep), room was well kept and inviting after a day in the sun.

Located behind Nigs, I'd pick it over the Top Hat but both are showing their age and revamping is a distant thought. Short walk (under a block) to the OLD Dells downtown and shops and a great Sunday morning breakfast at the Keg just one more block from the main drag. The room could be a little cleaner with years of wear and imbedded grime on the arm of the chairs in front of the window but over all, it was $72.00 total with the tax and I'm sure it doesn't include maid service!

We've been to all the resorts and upper end hotels with the waterparks but if you're looking for "a bed for the night", highly recommended and when all those parks close in the winter, rates are even cheaper at the River Road. Only saying, economical room, quiet area and serves the purpose for a night!

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2010

my wife and I spent 1 night here because everything else was sold out . we got the room for 65.00 for a saturday night, room was ok, nothing fancy just a basic older room wish tv was bigger, no swimming pool switched hotels for sunday night.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about River Road Motel

Address: 828 River Road, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Wisconsin Dells
Amenities:
Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Wisconsin Dells
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — River Road Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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