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Cottage Inn Motel

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Buffalo Lake, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

The rooms where clean but the mattress is the worst , it was like sleeping on a card board box , the ground would of been better. No coffee maker or microwave but they did have a small fridge. Thank goddess the fish where biting.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We spent one night in the two-story building to the west of the main office. The room was spacious and very clean, although everything from decorations, furniture and bed coverings were out-dated. Carpets, walls, and bathroom were well-care-for. Front desk reception was prompt but brusque and matter-of-fact. When I called to make the reservation, I was told that no refunds... More 

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England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This has to be one of my favourite hotels – I don’t think I can fault it. From the very start we were treated like family. The welcome we got from the receptionist (I’m so sorry I’ve forgotten your name) was the warmest I’ve ever received. She was so pleased to see us and she said she’d just been wondering... More 

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Thank gacd
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

My Family The Gearys Have been stay at the cottage inn motel since I was a little girl and as my siblings got older we still continue staying here. Especially the state fair time and the place is clean, nice and the owners are very friendly. I would recommend this place to anyone who was visiting the area

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Thank Ash G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Very clean rooms and is located at the epicenter of De Smet. It's a short drive or walk to explore the surrounding vicinity of most LIW sites. Owners are very friendly and hospitable. The Oxbow Resaturant across the streets has good meals and Ward's store also was a good lunch.

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Thank Janilyn K
Duluth, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stayed there the first time cause it was the cheaper of the two. when we decided to go back to DeSmet we knew we would be staying there again. She is a VERY sweet lady...both times made sure my elderly mother had easy access to our room. The next time I'm in DeSmet...I WILL be staying there again. I... More 

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Arlington, South Dakota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

My husband and I stayed in the Cottage Inn located in DeSmet. The rooms were very clean and the owners were beyond kind and helpful they went the extra mile to make sure we had everything we needed. Thank you. Betsy Lingbeck

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Bloomington, Minnesota, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

A coworker and I stayed here while in the area on business. As someone who travels frequently in the state of South Dakota for work this motel has been by far the worst. Customer service here is nonexistent, to the point of being openly hostile. It is common for staff to become defensive even when asked basic questions about their... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

The airconditioner did not work. My wife slept in the car. I was asked to return later in the day to speak with manager and was told it is working fine. It was blowing air but not cold air. The owner disreguarded our experience. Unless you are a hunter and walk many miles in a day and dont need air... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

The room was clean, the staff was friendly and very helpful, and the location was great... The pool area was clean and the pool was very nice. Kids had a good time...Would recommend this motel to anyone....

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Cottage Inn Motel

Address: Highway 14, De Smet, SD 57231
Location: United States > South Dakota > De Smet
Price Range: $50 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 37
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