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Bell's Motor Lodge Motel

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Just a basic room, but it was clean and comfortable. The staff was very nice. It was also very affordable (we were able to stay two nights for the price of one at another hotel) and in a great location close to downtown. Will definitely stay again.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Just a nice room! Very clean and staff was very helpful. Very,very affordable. As for quaint, when was the last time you saw a velvet covered, ruffled skirt pul out couch? I was recommended to a local 24hour diner. The staff was extra friendly .

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Wheatland, Wyoming
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We stayed two nights. The owner, Scott, is a great host and very personable. Our room, #147, had a king bed, large flat screen television, large refrigerator and microwave. We had our dog with us and the nominal charge of $3 per night is perfect. The bed linens are nice, not just basic white motel sheets. The bathroom was very...

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Super nice people. Very helpful with very late check in at 3 am. Had the room nice and toasty before we arrived. American owned. Very clean old fashioned room but very large with a full kitchen! Shower room and bathroom was huge and I liked the toilet being separate. Great hot water large shower with tub. Very comfy clean beds....

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Scott S, Owner at Bell's Motor Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Please note that our office is open from 8 am to 10 pm each day. Check-in after 10 pm is available by contacting the office prior to 10 pm and registering by use of the phone. We can fill out a registration card for you and charge your card before your arrival. We then unlock your room and you can...

Reviewed 15 December 2016

On our way pheasant hunting, we stayed here with two dogs. Despite the good reviews, our expectations were low. Boy, were we surprised. Our simple room was a good size for all our gear and the dog beds. It was warm on a cold night and the bed was super comfortable. The front desk was friendly and very helpful. We...

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Scott S, Owner at Bell's Motor Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Bell's Motor Lodge Motel allows small dogs and kenneled cats in a limited number of pet-friendly rooms. Our pet fee is $3 per animal per night. Most guests prefer a room that does not allow animals. Please call ahead to determine if we have a pet-friendly room available for your dates. 605 642-3812.

Rochester, Minnesota
Reviewed 19 November 2016

My son and I stayed overnight en route to Portland OR. We knew we'd be arriving after midnight, so I called the motel to let them know. Scott was very accommodating and checked us in over the phone, and gave us the room number. When we arrived the room was open, and the key & receipt were in the desk...

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Scott S, Owner at Bell's Motor Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Bell's office is open from 8am to 10pm every day. Guests should call us in advance if planning to arrive after 10pm. Bell's Motor Lodge Motel 230 N Main Street Spearfish, SD 57783 605 642-3812

Bismarck, Arkansas
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

If you want modern this is not the place, gret price great room for the price. Scott is very accommodating. I only wish they'd remodel a couple of rooms for handicapped. The pet fee is not $10- $15 like most now, the industry found another way to get more money from us. No hesitation.

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Scott S, Owner at Bell's Motor Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Nick S. I am glad that you were comfortable here. A note regarding pets: We suggest that customers travelling with animals let us know in advance that you need a pet-friendly room. About half our rooms are reserved for customers who want a pet-free room; that is, a room that we do not allow pets in. When we know in...

Berryville, United States
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This is your classic 50s-60s mom and pop motel. The front desk was very friendly and helpful with tips on local places to eat and see. The room was small, but very clean and very well kept. They conveniently had a refrigerator and microwave in the room. With money you save by staying here you can check out a local...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Nice sheets- loved the velvet paintings. Smaller room and smaller parking spots- but the spots are numbered so if you leave- you will still have your spot when you get back. Cleanliness is always the most important thing in a room and that was the case here. But again- why do hotels in general believe that 1-ply is the answer....

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Independence, Missouri
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to spend 4 days here. The motel is a "50's roadside motel" neon lights and all. It was great. Bell's is well taken care of. Scott the owner was so nice and gave us great suggestions of places to visit during our stay. He and Jackie made our stay so pleasant, taking great care of us....

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a family owned motel on one level with parking in front of your room. We pride ourselves in providing a clean and comfortable room at an affordable price. We have a small outdoor pool, AC, and free internet access. Some pet friendly rooms are available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bell's Motor Lodge Motel

Address: 230 N. Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783
Region: United States > South Dakota > Spearfish
Price Range: $58 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bell's Motor Lodge Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Only one smoking room. If this is what you need book ahead. Butt cans outside of all others.”
lorrainezehr, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“It looks like all of the rooms are different. Talk to Scott to get the best fit for you.”
johndonotrentw, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“no breakfast, OK Wi-Fi, pool was closed”
Tomsteffek, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Mine was a no smoking, no pets room toward the back ... it is located on the lower side of the property. Maybe a litte more quiet.”
966terrye, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 138 has one of the routers for wifi”
TetonLover35, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
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