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Encinitas, California
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

In July 2016, we (2 teenagers, 3 adult women) traveled via car and van from San Diego, California - Las Vegas, NV - Cheyenne, Wyoming, and back. It was close to 1am when we came out of the mountain pass and dark roads to stop and get gas and find a place to sleep. We happened on Prairie Inn Motel,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a very late check in due to fires and road closures. Owners very friendly and flexible, they left a key under the mat for us. Room Very large with an exterior exit to parking lot and another to interior corridor. The place is old but Very clean. Nice Continental breakfast. Wouldn't hesitate to stay there again.

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Thank Stan o
Hailey W, Manager at Prairie Inn Motel, responded to this review

We were happy to accommodate your needs and are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you didn't have to run into as many road problems as you continued on your trip! We look forward to having you stay with us again. Best Wishes! More 

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79 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed one night in this very spacious Motel. Older motel is very well maintained. Friendly check in and large rooms. Clean, very comfortable bed, sheets were soft bathroom areas large. We throughly enjoyed the mountain on the side of the motel. We watched prong horns graze all evening, it was awesome. We will stay here again if back in... More 

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Hailey W, Manager at Prairie Inn Motel, responded to this review

Thank You for your kind review of our motel. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and the view from your room. Next time you stay with us in Evanston, we recommend you try the river walk near the Motel. This is a beautiful scenic walk where you are able to view more wildlife. Best wishes and happy travels! More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The motel is basic but the rooms are large and clean. Reception staff were friendly. My room had a fridge, microwave and large tv. Great place if you just want to get your head down for the night but I wouldn't want to spend too long there. The air conditioning appeared to be on but the room was hot and... More 

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Hailey W, Manager at Prairie Inn Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Nigel, we apologize that your room seemed warm and unable to quickly cool down, we will be looking into that. We are pleased that you had a friendly reception at the front desk and enjoyed the cleanliness and size of the room. More 

Camillus, New York
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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't ask for better motel for the price. Front desk was amazing, extremely friendly and courteous. The rooms was very large and clean and also very quiet. Definitely a place to stay if you are traveling through.

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Thank Ron K
Hailey W, Manager at Prairie Inn Motel, responded to this review

Thank You for staying with us, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and felt you were greeted with exceptional customer service. We hope that if you find yourself traveling down Highway I-80 through Evanston, WY again that you will stop and stay. Best wishes and safe travels. More 

Pittsburgh
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Prairie Inn is a nice, inexpensive place to stay; we stayed one night on our trip back across the country. The room was extremely large, clean, and quiet. From someone who is used to Residence Inn type hotels, I was quite impressed! The continental breakfast is sufficient, but the coffee tasted great. I definitely recommend staying here. The only... More 

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Hailey W, Manager at Prairie Inn Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at the Prairie Inn. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found your room clean and comfortable. We hope as you find yourself driving across country on I-80 again, that you will stop and stay with us. We appreciate your suggestion on the hair dryers and we will be keeping a small... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

CJ is a great host...like caring family. He was most accommodating to my needs. I was able to work into the afternoon in their lobby. And I even got a little help with faxing. Also this is a great "jumping off" place for driving the beautiful back roads through Wyoming on the way to Yellowstone or any of the national... More 

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Hailey W, Manager at Prairie Inn Motel, responded to this review

Thank You for your kind review Mr. Wiederanenders! We hope that if you are ever in this part of the country again for business that you stop and stay again. We appreciate your business and the opportunity to get to know you, and it was our pleasure to help you with the faxing! More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room was very clean and spacious, with small continental breakfast and laundry facilities on site. Very comfortable. The manager was a wealth of info and the restaurant next door was good, and gives a discount to motel patrons. Highly recommend for anyone on a budget.

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Hailey W, Manager at Prairie Inn Motel, responded to this review

I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the room clean and comfortable. Next time you are in Evanston, Wyoming we hope to provide a wealth of knowledge of activities you can enjoy in the summer as well, such as our city's river walk, which is beautiful this time of year. More 

Wilmington, Delaware
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11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We stopped at the Prairie Inn for one night while on a road trip, and enjoyed the trip down memory lane. The owners of this hotel have preserved the motel's original layout, decor and many of the original fixtures, but everything is spotless and in good working order. Rooms are spacious. The motel serves a basic continental breakfast and has... More 

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Hailey W, Manager at Prairie Inn Motel, responded to this review

Thank You for staying with us at the Prairie Inn. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at our Motel and that it provided the opportunity to visit treasured memories, and we hope you will return to make many more memories with us. Thank You for recommending to our future guests the beautiful river walk, it is a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Maybe I just caught them on a really crazy day, but my experience was pretty nerve-racking. I'd been driving all day and it had gotten dark. I came in without a reservation, paid, and was assigned to a room. A man came in just after I did and was told that technically there weren't any more vacancies. However, the desk... More 

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Thank Elizabeth N
Hailey W, Manager at Prairie Inn Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your patience and understanding, and yes you did catch us on a very "crazy night." We do try our very best to give excellent customer service and the best accommodations possible with a reasonable price range. We are sorry you were unable to stay with us that night and hope you will visit us again as you... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Prairie Inn Motel

Address: 264 Bear River Dr, Evanston, WY 82930-2803
Location: United States > Wyoming > Evanston
Price Range: $61 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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