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River Lodge

#3 of 11 Hotels in Pierre
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713 W. Sioux Ave, Pierre, SD 57501
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Gillette, Wyoming
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 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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Pierre, South Dakota
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24 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 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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Casper, United States
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

I've stayed here before and everything seemed fine, but unfortunatley this latest stay disappointed me a bit. When I checked into the room, I inspected the bedding and to my surprise, the turn-down service apparently decided to skip changing the linens. 3 of the pillows covers were definatley grimy from someone else, the blankets and sheets were dirty as well.... More 

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Legal, Canada
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148 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

The room was clean and comfortable. The bathroom was roomy as we had the handicap room. We slept well. Enjoyed the thunder storm that came through. Breakfast was filling. WiFi was free. What else do you need. Felt like a good deal. Better than setting up our tent with a squall of thunderstorms approaching.

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Hutchinson, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

We stayed at the River Lodge on our way to Rapid City in August. The room was clean but you could tell overall the hotel was old and in need of updating. Breakfast served in the morning was basic but sufficient.

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Calumet City, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Spent 10 days in Pierre, SD and it was beautiful. The hotel room was nice and the warm breakfast was great. For the price, I would definitely stay here again. I mean, when you go on vacation, who spends most of their time in the hotel room? It's the outdoors you want to see. The only thing we would have... More 

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St. Louis
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The best thing for this bargain hotel was the cleanliness, which is no small thing. It's more for fishermen and hunters who need a reasonably-priced place to crash rather than tourists. The park by the river was within walking distance which was great for sunsets. Complimentary breakfast was very small, no tea, and the lobby had only a few pieces... More 

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SALINA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Our room at River Lodge was quiet and roomy. It just felt old and it smelled as if someone had been smoking in it. It was clean and the bed was comfortable. Our room was on the second floor and there is no elevator so we were dragging luggage up two flights of stairs. After we checked in we went... More 

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Upton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

In terms of the cleanliness of the room, there was nothing to complain about. However, the room we had was situated above what must have been the air conditioning vent, anyway whatever it was, the noise was pretty unbearable and it kept us up all night! Breakfast was okay, not as much offered as we had found at other hotels... More 

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Park Rapids, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Clean, new beds, soft water, sufficient breakfast, iron, knowledgeable service, location, excellent value....add a desk lamp and you'd have it all! Not a 5 star property, but a solid 4 approval from a business traveler.

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