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Black Hawk Motel
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   720 Race Street, P.O. Box 15, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965   |  
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FREE DUAL WATERPARKS
Ranked #1 of 78 hotels in Wisconsin Dells
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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“Clean, recently updated, and great price”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

I have nothing but good to say about this motel. It is not only clean and a great price with modern updates, but conveniently located in downtown Wisconsin Dells. If looking for a place to stay in the Dells again, I will definitely consider Black Hawk Motel again.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BlackHawkMotel, General Manager at Black Hawk Motel, responded to this review, April 26, 2013
Christie, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review regarding your recent stay with us, as both your review and patronage is truly appreciated! We have many newly renovated rooms and even our rooms which are not the most recently renovated, like all rooms still offer: a clean room, w/ a comfortable bed at a great price! When you plan to return to the Dells, please check our web site for detailed room information on our 30 different room types. Kind regards, Brad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013 via mobile

We stay at black hawk every year and always have a pleasant experience. The owners are so nice, and the rooms are spotless. The beds are new and very comfortable. The indoor and outdoor pool areas are always clean and well kept.

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BlackHawkMotel, General Manager at Black Hawk Motel, responded to this review, April 26, 2013
Thank you for taking time to write us a review and more importantly for your continued patronage each year. We appreciate your comments regarding my wife Tena and I. We have a simple recipe that we believe in and that is treating others the way that we would want to be treated, after all...life is to short, so why not be nice? We agree that our Sealy Encore Plush Beds are VERY comfortable and after purchasing new beds for all our rooms, we soon found our selfs purchasing the same new beds for each bedroom in our home. Thanks again for visiting this year and have a great summer! Sincerely, Brad
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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

We were so happy with our stay! Best Value and I was so impressed with the rooms.
Clean. We kept. Updated. Everyone was so friendly.
You get free water park passes and a Splash Pass. What more could you want?
Oh and the beds were awesome.
Thank You Black Hawk for making our weekend!

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BlackHawkMotel, General Manager at Black Hawk Motel, responded to this review, April 25, 2013
Jenny, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review and for choosing to spend your weekend getaway at the Black Hawk! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and found us to be a great bargain. The FREE Water Park Wristbands to Chula Vista's Water Parks and the FREE Dells Splash Pass allow for a great way to extend the fun at no extra charge. The Splash Pass is great buy one get one FREE Discount Card which includes Mt. Olympus Theme park and Wild Fun Zone. We do have 30 different room types to choose from and the best rate and preferred room type is usually always found by calling us direct. Thanks for telling others about us and we hope to accommodate you and your family again in the near future. Have a great day! Sincerely, Brad
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Kaukauna, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

From the time of arrival to departure we always felt welcomed. The check in was smooth and offered to help with directions or help with anything during our stay. We had the king budget room that was so clean. Bed was nice and comfortable. The indoor pool was very nice. This motel is a 70's classic that they keep updated. My only complaint is I wish it wasn't so popular!!!

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BlackHawkMotel, General Manager at Black Hawk Motel, responded to this review, April 23, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write us a review and for becoming one of our many repeat guests! We truly appreciate your continued patronage and the fact that you choose to stay at our classic motel. We continually believe in putting money back into the business and we're glad that you found your King Budget room clean and comfortable and well as our indoor pool, which is always kept warm and open until 11:30 pm each night. Thank you again have a great summer....we hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Brad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013 via mobile

My daughter and I are in town this weekend for a chess tournament so we were originally planning on staying one night but have decided to extend our stay for tomorrow night too. DOnt let looks fool you. They took a traditional motel and gave it modern updates while keeping its classic appeal.
Upon walking into the room it had that "new furniture smell" and was spotless! The beds were comfy with fluffy pillows there wad a table (which unfortunately many motels lack these days)so my daughter and I could practice for her tournament. The water pressure in the shower was awesome and thete are lawn chairs outside for each room (just too bad the weather this spring is not cooperating and it was too cold outside to enjoy them)
The room also had a fridge and microwave. We were right across from the indoor pool (outdoor one was closed for the season) and the pool was clean large and included a hot tub, sauna, shower room and adjacent to a game room with a pool table.
The room came with complimentary passes to the Chula Vista waterpark for all the days we are staying- including the day of checkout and a 2 for 1 passcard good for certain restaurants and attractions. The room has 2 queen beds and was only $70 per night!
With all the ammenities and the room's condition it was the best money I've ever spent on a motel room. Their prices are attractive to tourists and not overpriced like so many other places are in the area. I respect that they offer great rooms and facilities but don't take advantage of your wallet.
From now on this is the ONLY place we will stay at when we come to the Dells!
The only negative was there is no cover on the toilet seat and with the shelf above the toilet it is easy for things to fall into it. But that certainly is not a "make or break" matter. If you stay at a resort you are overpaying and missing out on treasures like here!

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BlackHawkMotel, General Manager at Black Hawk Motel, responded to this review, April 21, 2013
Hello,
Thank you so much for taking time out of your stay to write us a review. We're happy to hear that your stay with us is the best money that you have ever spent on a motel room. We have always believed in providing a clean, comfortable room w/ mulitiple amenities at a reasonable price....in a classic motel with modern upgrades.We hope you found time to enjoy the warm water in our indoor pool, which is open until 11:30 pm each night. Hopefully you did well in the tournament this weekend and we look forward to accommodating you on your next trip to the Wisconsin Dells area. Sincerely, Brad
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Janesville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

This motel does not disappoint- we had a great anniversary getaway. The Balcony King Jacuzzi suite was better than I could have hoped! The bed was extremely comfortable and I am picky and really love my bed at home. The room was clean and warm, temps were not kind for their opening weekend in the Dells! The pictures do not do it justice, I only wish the weather was better so we could have enjoyed the actual balcony area! We both kept saying how awesome it would be in the summer, we are already hoping to bring our teen daughters up this summer for a stay! Thank you!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BlackHawkMotel, General Manager at Black Hawk Motel, responded to this review, April 16, 2013
It sounds like the cold climate didn't stop you from having a great anniversary weekend! I sincerely want to say "Thank You" for choosing to spend your special weekend with us and for taking the time to write us a review. Our whirlpool king balcony suites are two of our most popular rooms and the balcony is always a big hit when the weather permits. Thanks again for joining us on our opening weekend and we look forward to hopefully seeing you this summer when our outdoor pool is crystal clear, surrounded by flowers and our diving board is in full use and Chief Black Hawk is uncovered. BTW...my best friend, Mr. Elsen is a high school teacher in Janesville....perhaps your daughters know him? Thanks again and enjoy the warmer weather..which is finally in the forecast. Kind regards, Brad
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Port Washington, Wisconsin, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Black Hawk Motel is a fabulous throw back to the motels of the '70's. My family and I spent 2 nights and the beds were very comfortable, the rooms extremely clean (yes, I even checked the mattresses), and the staff was very nice. With passes to one of the waterparks included with our stay it was very budget friendly. We will definitely stay here again and recommend it to friends and family.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BlackHawkMotel, General Manager at Black Hawk Motel, responded to this review, April 15, 2013
Hello Lee,
Thank you for taking the time to write us a review and joining us for our opening weekend in 2013! We very much appreciate that you choose to stay with us and that you will be recommending us to friends and family. Our family business has built our reputation on cleanliness, but we have always believed in keeping our room rates reasonable, with budget friendly rates, while providing extra room amentities...both on site and off. Thanks again and we look forward to accommodating you again in the future! Sincerely, Brad
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Address: 720 Race Street, P.O. Box 15, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Wisconsin Dells
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Wisconsin Dells
#2 Business Hotel in Wisconsin Dells
#2 Family Hotel in Wisconsin Dells
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Black Hawk Motel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sealy Encore Plush Beds in all rooms! Choose from 30 different room types, from family to budget, cottages, jacuzzi suites, kitchenettes and two bedroom units. All rooms include Free High Speed Wireless, Fridge, Microwave, DVD/CD player and Reserved parking at your door. Indoor and Outdoor Heated Pools with slides and diving board. Centerally located just 4 blocks from downtown, attraction packages, 24 hour casino shuttle. Family Owned and Operated Since 1945! ... more   less 
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