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Sunshine Inn

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Boston MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

THE BEST! Seriously, I have never stayed anywhere so friendly in my life! I wish I could have stayed longer. John the owner works the front desk night and day and he is SO FRIENDLY! SUPER comfy beds, and so cozy. I can't say enough how welcomed I felt. Well priced too! Can we add a sixth star to this?... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was clean and comfortable, the owner and staff were friendly and welcoming. The hotel is a block from Main Street of Wall, so no parking issues. Great value, if we ever come through again, it will definitely be our first choice. Thanks!

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Thank Millergurl62
friendlysdinnkeeper, Owner at Sunshine Inn, responded to this review

Thanks back! We take your remarks to heart and as a reminder to ourselves that the high levels of service and value that we strive to maintain are not only appreciated but expected here at the Sunshine Inn. "Clean, comfortable, convenient, great value" are the words that define our goals . . . and the fact that you intend to... More 

Bronson, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got ahold of John via email, said I needed 2 rooms for 3 nights near the end of August. My husband and I have stayed at the Sunshine 3 times prior, and this time my brother was coming along. It's part of the Wall/Badlands experience as far as I'm concerned. Sadly, we could only stay the first 2 nights... More 

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Thank epica101
friendlysdinnkeeper, Owner at Sunshine Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the return visits and for taking the time to share your experiences at the Sunshine Inn here on TripAdvisor. We have many repeat customers who, like you, reinforce our belief that we're the best lodging value in the region. Our prior commitment to a motorcyclist convention a year ago made a third night's stay impossible, but we... More 

Rochester, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The owner, John ,was very courteous and he has owned this quaint motel since 1977. The room was extremely clean, good size and reasonably priced. It is next door to the famous Wall Drug Store and right up the road from the awesome Badlands! We travel a lot and this is one of the better ones! George and Anne Nick

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Thank Anne N
friendlysdinnkeeper, Owner at Sunshine Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for staying and sharing your enthusiastic remarks here, George and Anne. Yes, I've been here since 1977, hosting a lot of great and satisfied customers like you. I appreciate your mentioning our cleanliness, our room size, and our reasonable prices. Adding in our handy location, just a block away from downtown Wall and its historic attractions, including the world... More 

Gulf Breeze, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Large clean room. Very biker friendly. The owner provides towels and a space to clean your bike. The whole complex is clean and friendly. Only one block from Wall Drugs. Coffee and danish available in the morning.

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friendlysdinnkeeper, Owner at Sunshine Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. At the Sunshine Inn, we go the extra mile to make all of our customers feel like they're getting a good deal. Motorcyclists can count on the few extras that make their special situations fit right into our program of convenience and cleanliness. In addition to providing cleaning cloths in the morning, we have an... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

It was a good place to stay. The staff was very friendly and the room was very clean. The breakfast was small but good. They served coffee, orange juice and rolls. The hotel was located in a great location within easy walking distance to downtown Wall.

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Thank Joe H
friendlysdinnkeeper, Owner at Sunshine Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for staying at the Sunshine Inn and for sharing your positive experiences here. "Very" friendly and "very" clean are comments that are most appreciated by the whole staff, who work diligently to make sure all our customers get great value from their stays here. We pride ourselves on our affordable, competitive rates, so the continental breakfast we offer at... More 

Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

I just made a phone call to inquire about room availability and pricing for next week and was met with the rudest (and even hostile) communication from John. He told me there was a room on the first floor and gave me a price quote. I asked if there was a room on the second floor due to safety (as... More 

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friendlysdinnkeeper, Owner at Sunshine Inn, responded to this review

I have no idea what you're talking about. I do try to let conventional tourists know when the Sturgis motorcycle rally is occurring (for a week every August) because there is a great deal of commotion going on, 24/7. As to calling my motorcyclist customers "scary," I'd be willing to bet that each and every one of them would vouch... More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

The Sunshine Inn was just what we needed for a quick overnight stay for a family of five. Free rollaway, friendly owner, clean. Doors open to outside and office empty at night area felt safe. Walking distance to Wall Drug and close enough to Minuteman Missile Site (15-20 min) to get up early for tour tickets while leaving the rest... More 

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friendlysdinnkeeper, Owner at Sunshine Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for staying and sharing here. As you note, we can be the "perfect" stopover for those who are heading for other destinations. Many of our customers actually do use the Sunshine Inn as a "headquarters" for experiencing the wonders of our region and coming back for what is probably the best lodging value they can find in the area.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Perfect little stop. Affordable, clean, nice and friendly. Exactly what we needed for one night of traveling through. We felt safe and parking was great. Coffee was ready before 6:30 in the morning and was free and good. Definately will stop again.

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Thank Robin S
friendlysdinnkeeper, Owner at Sunshine Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the succinct and comprehensive review! We actually do use "perfection" as our standard at the Sunshine Inn and feel great about your observation that we turned into a "perfect little stop" for you. I'm especially proud that your list of accolades includes my coffee, which I blend myself. My customers seem to love it and I must say... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

I did a solo trip to the badlands earlier in July, and discovered this gem of a place. Very clean, reasonably priced and most importantly, the gentleman at the front desk was the loveliest man! Very sweet and welcoming! I strongly recommend that you support local businesses and stay here if you're visiting the badlands national park/mt Rushmore.

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Thank Sannihitha M
friendlysdinnkeeper, Owner at Sunshine Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the great recommendation! We couldn't be more pleased with your conclusion that we're a "gem" and for noting our ultra-competitive price and cleanliness. Your kind remarks about me can easily be extended to our entire staff. At the Sunshine Inn we love interacting with our customers and take a lot of pleasure in developing a friendly rapport with... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
26 rooms approved by American Automobile Association, one block from Wall Drug Store, free Wi Fi, complimentary juice, rolls, and coffee in the morning. Clean and well-maintained, very competitive rates--locally and independently owned, with owner on premises. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunshine Inn

Address: 608 Main Street, Wall, SD 57790
Location: United States > South Dakota > Wall
Price Range: $69 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Sunshine Hotel Wall
Sunshine Motel Wall
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Wall
#1 Family Hotel in Wall
#2 Romantic Hotel in Wall
#4 Business Hotel in Wall
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