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Manly, Iowa
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28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room 209....very clean and comfortable. Checking in was very quick without a reservation. Front desk clerk was very accommodating...nothing like being greeted with a smile! Gaming was great....not that I won any big sum, but enjoyed the fact it was a good give and take experience. Machines were fun!

1 Thank Bugt2424
Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016

The entire hotel and casino could use an update. That being said, the rooms were OK, no microwave or fridge. Staff was very accomodating, especially Security in the casino when my daughter accidentally left her purse at a machine. They spotted it and returned it in quick order.

Thank scubak32
West Des Moines, Iowa
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146 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2016

This was a quick stay on my way home from a concert in Sioux Falls. The room was okay, quiet, standard. When you walk into the lobby it has a weird smell from covering up the smoke that lingers from the casino, but there wasn't that smell in the room. There isn't anything fancy about this place, but it is... More 

1 Thank LifeAtlasTravel
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

I can't downgrade a property that is what it is and not necessarily what I like. It is quite inexpensive and attached to a casino. The property is clean, beds are quite acceptable, everyone is very friendly and helpful. It is does not have many amenities and smoke from the casino comes through even though there are smoke-free rooms. If... More 

1 Thank DayliliesForever
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42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

This place is outstanding. If your looking to go to SDSU, Brookings or Sioux Falls this is he place to be. It is way cheaper and better than their sites. The buffet is great and you can do some low key gambling plus they give you free credit. The site hosts mostly elderly people so it is way quiet by... More 

1 Thank Quincey N
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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51 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 27, 2016

We stayed here 2 days on a recent trip. the Casino seemed quite large but rather smoky. We had adequate rooms both nights, not consecutive but on the second stay there we had NO hot water for our Shower and the room was a bit dirty... especially the Carpet. We have to say that the people were very nice, and... More 

Thank Teri K
Red Wing, Minnesota
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35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed May 22, 2016

Our room was very nice, with a big, comfortable bed. There was no fridge or microwave in the room, but the concierge heated my wife's corn bag in the staff break room at the front desk. The room was spacious & bathroom was a good size, with a large mirror. There is no complementary breakfast - food is available by... More 

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Rochester, MN
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100 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed February 28, 2016

We have stayed here 3 times since 2012 as the rooms are clean and the price is right. We usually get the play and stay package which is 30 dollars of food coupons, and 20 dollars of free play of 99.00. I think you can book a room for 50.00 bucks and the rooms are always clean and they have... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

On vacation and stayed over on the "stay & play" package. Clean room, Friendly desk clerk and the waitress in the dining area was absolutely hospitable!! All of this made us overlook the paper thin walls where you wake up hearing "Everything" at 5am and a headboard loudly hitting your wall.

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Oak Grove, Minnesota
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 31, 2015

On a bus tour. Have to unload at the casino, and are herded in like cattle check in at Players Club, and back on the bus to drive around the building to hotel. Unload and get room. Room is clean but somewhat outdated. CAN NOT make any type of calling card call from the Hotel. Customer service is lacking in... More 

1 Thank Karen B

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Since opening our doors in 1990, Royal River Casino & Hotel continues to be the preferred entertainment destination for excitement seekers in southeast South Dakota, southwest Minnesota, northwest Iowa and across the upper Midwest. Located just 35 minutes north of Sioux Falls, SD, Royal River Casino & Hotel fulfills every entertainment and relaxation need with the hottest casino filled with the loosest slots, highest payouts, black jack, roulette and poker; two restaurants offering a delicious variety of menu items and full buffet; soothing hotel rooms, and the best in events and entertainment….every day! The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is comprised primarily of descendents of "Mdewakantonwan", a member of the Isanti division of the Great Sioux Nation, and refer to themselves as Dakota, which means friend or ally. The Flandreau Santee Sioux Indian Reservation is 5,000 acres of combined trust and fee tribal land located along and near the Big Sioux River in Moody County, South Dakota, in a region know as the Prairie Coteau, which consists primarily of undulating or gently rolling land. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal River Casino & Hotel

Address: 607 S Veterans St, Flandreau, SD 57028-1416
Location: United States > South Dakota > Flandreau
Number of rooms: 120
Also Known As:
Royal River Casino Bingo Hotel Flandreau
Royal River Casino Bingo And Motel
Royal River Hotel Bingo
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“Don't stay in rooms close to the lobby, noisy”
 of 5 bubbles Tslammer, Feb 28, 2016 | Read review
“Not sure if any one is better than the other.”
 of 5 bubbles karenbN292KK, Oct 31, 2015 | Read review
“I think the rooms are quite. You may want a middle or lower floor if it is windy or you can hear the fans on the roof.”
 of 5 bubbles mbutterflymn, Mar 5, 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a first floor, in the 100-110 range if you want to be closer to the casino.”
 of 5 bubbles ChickWithAStamp, Feb 5, 2013 | Read review
“They are all good”
 of 5 bubbles dcfrisbie, Sep 24, 2012 | Read review
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