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25 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

This property is quaint, quiet and clean and worked perfect with my work related travel schedule. Probably one of my better nights sleep in the last month, the bed was great and even had a nice quilt on it! There are only two restaurants that I saw on google maps in the town of Kennebec, but both are within three... More 

Thank Joe Y
2 reviews
Reviewed October 4, 2016

I was in Kennebec for a funeral and needed a place to stay the night before. Gerry's had the 3 most important things I want in a hotel. The room was clean, the bed was comfortable, and there was plenty of hot water for a shower. The breakfast from 7 to 9 was very good. (breakfast casserole, burritos, biscuits and... More 

Thank Dale L
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 31, 2016

There isn't a lot of choice when you stay in Kennebec, but I was very happy with Gerry's. I travel alone so feeling secure is important to me. The area that this little motel is in isn't landscaped, it's just a big gravelly, dusty area, so it seems mildly sketchy, but the woman at the desk (Gerry?) was so pleasant,... More 

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Spery, Iowa
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113 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2016

The room was exceptionally clean, the room comfortable and the owners welcoming at both the motel and the bar for a burger and steak bites. The excellent breakfast the next morning was included and the best free breakfast of our trip by far. We liked so much, we tried to work it to stay again on our way home, but... More 

Thank thbergs
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Needed a place to stop on our way to Yellowstone. Based on prior reviews, we decided on Gerry's. While just a small motel, the room was very comfortable as well as the king bed - comfort plus! Room was very clean and provided the basic toiletries, i.e., soap & shampoo. There was no blow dryer but I had my own.... More 

Thank Packerfan42
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50 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

This gem was half the price of anything listed for miles around it. Not only was the room surprisingly large but was extremely clean. Truly one of the top cheap places I have stayed. The breakfast that all the reviews seem to rave about was indeed good. Recommended

Thank dailyscott
St. Petersburg, Florida
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129 reviews
70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed August 7, 2016

I have stayed here before. The hotel itself is nothing special, but it is clean, and comfortable, and priced for the budget conscious traveler. What separates it from other hotels in this price range is the breakfast. The host makes the breakfasts, very tasty, unique, and filling. It is also well located making the next day an easy reach to... More 

Thank regnadkcin
Cornelius, North Carolina
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59 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this hotel via TripAdvisor and I wanted to throw in my 2 cents. If you want or need to stay in Kennebec you don't have many hotel options. I think I saw one others place but when I read the reviews about how clean this place was I knew it was for us. Here's the interesting thing... More 

Thank jpharkey
Lexington, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 15, 2016

The motel is on the exit of Highway, you will find it easily. But most of all, the room is VERY clean and fresh. It is really a good rest place after long trip. When we check in, they asked if we had supper or not, it impressed me a lot.

Thank Monty-Stone
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

As I write, I am replete with the fine hot breakfast: a square of sausage egg casserole, one biscuit with cream gravy, an airy iced cinnamon roll, and coffee. Scout had a sausage, egg, and cheese on English muffin sandwich, which he found filling. The Japanese women who sat near us had tiny pancakes with syrup. A guest with a... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Casino and Gambling
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A clean motel(cleaner than most big city motels) on the way to Mt. Rushmore and Yellowstone. Reasonable 30-90 dollars compared to Rapid City 70-300 and Chamberlain 60-130 depending on season. Full hot breakfast raved about by many. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gerry's Budget Host

Address: 203 W Sd Highway 248, Kennebec, SD
Location: United States > South Dakota > Kennebec
Price Range: $51 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Gerry's Budget Host 2.5*
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“Very accessible to the freeway. CLEAN rooms. Great breakfast onsite.”
 of 5 bubbles 569marthah, Aug 31, 2016 | Read review
“We had the lower level corner room. No noise from any room or outside. Parking at the door.”
 of 5 bubbles thbergs, Aug 27, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are ground level.”
 of 5 bubbles trippinwithadog, Jul 5, 2016 | Read review
“stayed in non-smoking room”
 of 5 bubbles 308jonathanf, May 27, 2016 | Read review
“if going on Interstate 90 you will have a good nite sleep at Kennebec SD budget host Motel don't pass it up”
 of 5 bubbles post512, Sep 4, 2015 | Read review
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