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River Lodge

#4 of 10 Hotels in Pierre
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Racine, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a pleasant surprise! Although a budget friendly hotel, we received great service! Clean, comfortable, and service minded...what more can you ask for! Would stay again. We stayed as a midpoint stop on our way back from the Black Hills...Pierre is a very nice city and we enjoyed our time here.

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Pierre, South Dakota
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24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It may not be the fanciest, the remote could use new batteries, but it was overall a wonderful experience. When I expressed a desire for a 'quiet' room, I was moved upstairs and upgraded a little - no extra cost. The room had an oversized comfy chair with ottoman, in addition to desk and chair, microwave, fridge, larger flat-screen tv,... More 

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Ashland, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always stay in Pierre and The River Lodge only confirmed why. The place was quiet and staff friendly. Accepted pets and was only a block from the beautiful Missouri River where we could walk. Staff was helpful for finding a meal late at night and ensuring that after the rush of fishermen there was still food for us for... More 

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Thank Rebecca P
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good stay. I was in town for a conference that was down the street at the ramada. I have stayed at the Ramada before and that is good. But this hotel was cheaper and literally like a 10-15 minute walk to the conference center. Otherwise, breakfast was pretty good. Included hot food. They didn't have enough seating in the area... More 

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Desloge, Missouri
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed there for one night while traveling to the black hills. Decent room for a great price. I would surely stay there again. The staff were friendly. Waffle maker, biscuits and gravy, toast, cold cereal on the continental breakfast.

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Thank Pumpkinheaver
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Clean rooms, very friendly people. You can't beat this place for the $$$. We'll stay here again on our next trip to the Hills. Going down for breakfast now, which looks fantastic. Do yourself a favor and pick this place over the big chain hotels, you'll be pleased.

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Brisbane, Australia
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26 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

It may be rated as a 2 star hotel but we loved it. It had the best wifi in the US so far. Pity the breakfast wasn't any better, but at that price, we can't complain. The room was clean, comfortable and roomy. Basic but perfect while on the road. This gets a high rating from me because of the... More 

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Thank AnneAndAnthony
Rick P, Owner at River Lodge, responded to this review

Hi AnneandAnthony Thank you for your review, We are glad you enjoyed your stay and found our Wifi great. We are revamping our breakfast bar and hope to have more fruit and variety to it in the next few weeks. please come and see us again. Thank You More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Stayed here in mid March 2016. Just a couple of nights as I was in town to attend to a family matter. Property is basic and relatively comfortable. Professionally run. Nothing exceptional. Would stay here again as it met my needs.

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Thank IberianFan
Rick P, Owner at River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear IberianFan Thank you for your recent review of our family run hotel in Pierre. I am glad to see you enjoyed your stay and will stay with us in the future. Thank You More 

Gillette, Wyoming
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35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

I was very impressed with the room. It was clean, fresh and cozy. You can't beat the price either. Bed was comfortable, furniture was up to date, paint was fresh. Yes, the complimentary breakfast was minimal but sufficient. If you want a fancy spread, go across the street to ClubHouse and pay three times the amount for the room. Overall... More 

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Rick P, Owner at River Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your great review, We appreciate your business and your choice to stay local. We do take pride in our business as it is where many call their home away from home while in Pierre. We take great care to ensure we provide a great room and the right price. We are continuously improving our property and... More 

Pierre, South Dakota
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31 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This is a great place if you are looking for nice staff, basic rooms with WiFi, good breakfast included, and even a place for your dogs! There is no pool, so if you are looking for one, you will need to find a different place to stay. However, I highly recommend staying here. It is right on the main street... More 

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Rick P, Owner at River Lodge, responded to this review

Hi We are glad you had a good experience at our locally owned and locally operated hotel. We strive to provide an exceptional value to our guests. We strive to continuously improve and improve the experience for our guests by keeping our prices low and offer all the features and amenities all the name brand hotels offer in town. We... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Here at the River Lodge We Welcome you as family and pamper you like guests. We offer Better Value than any Franchised Name Brand Hotel on the Strip. We are a mid sized 47 room Locally Owned and Operated hotel, we are not part of any big chain but offer better bigger rooms, better hospitality at a lower rate. The Hotel is under new ownership and is becoming better than ever. We just recently upgraded our High Speed Wireless Internet to be even faster and stronger than before and our business travelers love it. All our rooms apart from our economy rooms now have Microwaves and Fridges with many rooms having a spacious Freezer compartment right in your room. We also have a large freezer if you need to use a bigger one too. We have just finished upgrading our lobby area with large flat screen TV, new lighting and an upgraded breakfast menu. For Breakfast we now feature Fresh Baked Cinnamon Rolls, Sausage Gravy and Biscuits, fresh make your own malted waffles, Four different types of cereal, different types of bagels, toast bar, donuts, English muffins, different flavored instant Oatmeal’s, yogurt, fresh orange juice, fresh coffee, herbal Teas. In the Afternoon join us for a fresh baked cookie reception with fresh baked cookies daily with either ice cold lemonade during the hot summer days or hot coffee and tea during the colder days. No matter what the weather is we always have hot Coffee in our Lobby for our guests. We have started to upgrade our rooms with the latest and the greatest with many rooms now featuring High Efficiency AC units, CFL Bulbs in all our rooms to help save our environment, new BIG 42” HD LED TV’s for your viewing pleasure and i-Phone Docking station Alarm clock radio so you can wake up to your favorite music in our new executive rooms. Stay tuned to our face book page to see all our latest improvements. All our rooms now feature our new upgraded bathroom amenities and bedding, Coffee makers, hair dryers, Iron and Ironing boards, Writing desk and lamp, and many rooms feature comfy relaxing arm chairs for you to relax in and read a book if you choose. If you like to work out then we have special free one day gym passes just for our guests courtesy of River City Fitness. We have plenty of Boat Parking with plug-in, truck and trailer parking and special Motorcycle parking and bike wash during Sturgis Rally week. Many of our rooms on our upper floor have a River view. We have 24-Hour Desk Service, Valet Laundry service if you need and a Business center with High Speed Internet with Fax and Copy service. Choose the River Lodge for your next stay in Pierre and be part of our family of guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River Lodge

Address: 713 W Sioux Ave, Pierre, SD 57501-1856
Location: United States > South Dakota > Pierre
Price Range: $59 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — River Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 47
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