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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 7 February 2017

When we saw how far away all the other hotels were we were so glad we booked here. It's definitely out of the way if you're looking to be close to town, but if you've got all the supplies you need and you're actually here for the park then this is your spot. The hotel is clean, a good value...

1Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 5 December 2016

If you are looking for a quick one night stay and nothing fancy, this is a good hotel. It is clean, simple, and has a nice view. Very quiet and just outside the park. There really are not any other hotels within 10 minutes of the Badlands. The Badlands Inn is literally right outside the park which is nice after...

1Thank Krista O
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We called for reservations in the afternoon and told them we would be arriving after office hours once we were told they close the office at 7 pm. They said they would leave the key in the black box by office door. I asked them to leave an emergency phone number also just in case we needed to call someone...

Thank Cheryl K
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Having read so many bad reviews I wasn't expecting much. Very expensive but stay was fine. Had to check in up the road at the Cedar Lodge. Fly's weren't an issue for me as late in season and thunderstorm for most of my stay. I'd have given 5 stars if price had been reasonable.

1Thank cygnusx
Englewood, Ohio
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Clean, simple motel. Surrounded by cows. Very quiet at night. Have to go to Cedar Lodge to check in or eat though. Good view of mountains and prairie. Visiting this time of year means the place is almost empty.

1Thank sharenkirkland
Martinsville, Virginia
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The Badland’s Inn is pretty much the only sleeping option at Badland’s National Park when you can’t get into one of the cabins at the Cedar Pass Lodge. It is older, but the rooms were comfortable and clean so it was OK for a night. It is located just outside the Park and less than a mile from the Cedar...

Thank PapaJerryW
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I am rating it higher than average because i don't care for the alternatives and it has some positives. It is very convenient, right outside the entrance to the park. There is a lodge 3 miles down in the park which is also improperly named. It's a not a lodge. There are individual cabins. The "inn" has very comfortable beds...

1Thank NjAnnette
Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The view from all rooms is out of this world. We enjoyed two sunsets and a sunrise. Convenient to the Park. Room was spacious, comfy, and clean. Had everything we needed. Didn't matter, but the towels were amazingly plush!

Thank Trvl_Lite_10
Monroe, New Jersey
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We had to check in at the main lodge when we arrived at 5.30pm because the office was closed. Luckily it's just a couple of miles away, but still inconvenient for us. The veranda outside the rooms was covered with bird droppings, since birds have made nests on every lamp outside the rooms! Hope we didn't get avian flu or...

Thank CMM2009249
Knoxville, Tn
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Just right outside of the park entrance, managed by Cedar Pass Lodge. Very nice inside. Clean. Bed was comfortable. The floor was laminate wood which to me is cleaner. I would definitely stay there again.

Thank oneof5Knoxville_Tn

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Each of our 20 rooms has a magnificent view of the Badlands. You will rest well in our double queen rooms with upgraded high thread count linens/with bamboo towels (the linens use less energy to dry and are made with long bamboo fibers making them last longer than cotton towels), free WiFi, AC/Heat, cable TV, Energy Star Microwave & Mini refrigerator, Energy Star Coffee Maker with organic and shade grown coffee and complimentary breakfast in the lobby. There is an evening happy hour of local wine tasting in the lobby of the Inn for our guests. Night Skies in the Badlands are particularly dark and we encourage you to experience the FREE Ranger led tours in the amphitheater located inside the Park, less than a mile away. We are an Environmentally Friendly Inn and encourage recycling, plus we are a 100% non-smoking property and welcome pets. (There is a $10/night additional fee per pet). Children 15 years and younger stay free in same room with adult. We are the closest lodging to Badlands National Park (an easy walk from the Interior entrance) and only 9 miles from I-90 at Exit 131 and the Minute Man National Missile Monument. ... more   less 

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Address: I-90 Exit 131 Highway 377, Interior, SD 57750-0103
Region: United States > South Dakota > Interior
Hotel Class:2 star — Badlands Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Badlands Hotel Interior
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“Ask for a room with a view”
 of 5 bubbles kristao189, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“1st floor is best. No elevator”
 of 5 bubbles NjAnnette, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ask to face the park (only a few rooms don't). If you have lots of luggage, ask for first floor or to be near the stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles slikrokbel, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay there”
 of 5 bubbles Quilterpro, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Second floor is best for noise reduction. Arrive at 5 or later to check in; otherwise, you are waiting in the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles LibMan, 17 Jul 2015 | Read review
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