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Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Hotel needs a lot of work. The rooms are in desperate need of updating. The smell of smoke and a very sweet smell of something the use to mask the smell of smoke made me absolutely miserable during my one night stay. Food was good didn't go into casino as I was apparently allergic to what they were using to...

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1Thank Shirley T
Moorhead, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Hotel carpet was rippling in the room & hallways. Room was clean but could use a little updating. Didn't eat at the restaurant but did try our luck in the casino. Staff was very friendly at the players club card registration area. We will visit again.

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Thank LeeB56560
West Wendover, Nevada
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Working in the area, stayed four nights here. Great place, nice rooms, quiet, and the most TV channels I have ever seen. Good food in the restaurant and right down the street too. The casino is also very nice and the customer service was great, all the way through.

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Thank RonGiovo
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 29 June 2015

I was on a bus trip of mostly senior citizens heading back from deadwood and we were scheduled to spend the night at the royal river casino. approximately 30 or so miles from the casino our bus blew a tire. the first tow truck that showed up could not change the tire so they had to call another one. in...

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3Thank Gerry W
Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Stayed at the RV park which provides only electric but the price id right. The casino and hotel are showing signs of old age and in need of some work. A good coat of paint and maybe a few upgrades. The casino is laid out nicely but a manly perfume about it which I'm sure is to mask the nicotine...

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1Thank filecutter
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 25 June 2015

We were visiting family in Brookings and thought we would take a drive to this casino just to check it out. Living in Las Vegas we like looking at different casinos on our travels. Very surprised at how nice this was - large - very clean inside - plenty of machines - very friendly casino hosts - actually got $15...

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Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

5 months before our stay we made reservations for an important event.one of the members of our party called to cancel only one room in our reservation and made it very clear that it was only to be one room. Someone at the front desk staff cancelled our entire reservation and we were told all that was left was a...

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3Thank Cyndie H
Onawa, Ia
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Spent one night at the Royal River casino and hotel. When I called to make our reservation I talked to Troy. He was so helpful and when we arrived at the hotel he had made all the arrangements which turned out to be an excellent room for us. Room was large, big screen TV. Room was very clean and smelled...

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Thank Marge22
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

After how much money you spend here you would think the beds would be comfortable. My husband and I woke up so sore and could barely move and we are only 30! Flat pillows and a hard bed. Love how you read the website and it says the rooms are so relaxing and with their comfortable beds! Ha! Never enough...

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Thank Ashleykurtz3
Hawarden, Iowa
Reviewed 2 February 2015 via mobile

My wife and I and a couple friends stayed at the hotel, expecting a nice weekend. Wrong. The wife took her shower the next morning only to find a used bar of soap with hair on it. The hotel smells of cigarette smoke. The food in the restraunt was adequate. Nothing spectacular. Will never go back again. Mike Snedeker

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Since opening our doors in 1990, Royal River Casino & Hotel continues to be the preferred entertainment destination for excitement seekers in southeast South Dakota, southwest Minnesota, northwest Iowa and across the upper Midwest. Located just 35 minutes north of Sioux Falls, SD, Royal River Casino & Hotel fulfills every entertainment and relaxation need with the hottest casino filled with the loosest slots, highest payouts, black jack, roulette and poker; two restaurants offering a delicious variety of menu items and full buffet; soothing hotel rooms, and the best in events and entertainment….every day! The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is comprised primarily of descendents of "Mdewakantonwan", a member of the Isanti division of the Great Sioux Nation, and refer to themselves as Dakota, which means friend or ally. The Flandreau Santee Sioux Indian Reservation is 5,000 acres of combined trust and fee tribal land located along and near the Big Sioux River in Moody County, South Dakota, in a region know as the Prairie Coteau, which consists primarily of undulating or gently rolling land. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal River Casino & Hotel

Address: 607 S Veterans St, Flandreau, SD 57028-1416
Region: United States > South Dakota > Flandreau
Number of rooms: 120
Also Known As:
Royal River Casino Bingo And Motel
Royal River Casino Bingo Hotel Flandreau
Royal River Hotel Bingo
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“Ask for a first floor, in the 100-110 range if you want to be closer to the casino.”
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