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41 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Our family of four stayed at this hotel on July 20, 2015. We were on the first floor on the north side of the hotel, and the room was as I expected after reading others' reviews. The carpet was stained and a portion of the bathroom wall by the shower had obviously been replastered. The front desk staff was friendly,... More 

Thank M S
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Clean, comfortable, carb laden breakfast that should keep us full all day lol! Friendly staff. 7 miles off 29 but thank God I found a room, everything was booked between Sioux Falls and Sioux City. Nice beds, nice bathroom, flat screens with many channels. After tenting all week it felt luxurious lol

Thank Tawni B
PrairieInnManager, Manager at Prairie Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are priviliged to have you as our guest. We welcome you to our property everytime you visit Vermillion. More 

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50 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

I stayed at the Prairie Inn with two other friends/colleagues for a conference at USD. We were excited to find that they have (at least) one room with three queen beds, which was perfect for us! The room itself was clean, and the beds were a little soft, but still comfortable. The towels and pillows were adequate, but are showing... More 

Thank Jennifer A
Middleboro, United States
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16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015

The Inn was not worth the price we paid. We made a reservation 2 months in advance because of a wedding and when I checked on the reservation 2 weeks before we were to arrive, they had no record. The same thing happened to others in the wedding party. After a second phone call we got our room for 3... More 

Thank Virgel B
Sturgis, South Dakota, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 May 2015

The rooms were clean. The staff was friendly. Pretty basic things like soap, shampoo were at a minimum. The drink machine wouldn't except bills, change only (it was broken). The overall experience was pleasant. The breakfast was good with plenty of variety.

Thank Mike O
Vermillion, South Dakota
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2015

We were given our reservation here by my fiance's work company. We got to our room, which is a clean room with comfortable beds. It is an older hotel but still a good place to stay with a few issues. We would have prefered one bed and a sofa however. The rooms are joined which both surprised me and concerned... More 

1 Thank Sheri B
Wisner, Nebraska
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Our friends stayed in a more expensive motel down the road; when we went to visit them, I can't say it was any better than our room, honestly. One of the most interesting things that happened is that I and three of my kids checked in, hauled our bags to our room, went to the bathroom, checked out the tv,... More 

Thank Melanie T
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2015 via mobile

So we were given reservation here by my husband's company for work. When we got to the room it was a two been queen (oh and the rooms are a joining). Nothing extravagant. I went to open the blinds the we are on the first store window facing the parking lot. So don't think your going to be able the... More 

1 Thank Peri Z
Pecatonica, Illinois
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357 reviews
90 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2015

We were here to judge a KCBS BBQ contest, and, looking at Tripadvisor, had made reservations here. It was OK, but in my opinion, just OK. The room was pretty clean, the bed was pretty comfortable, and the breakfast was pretty good. The front desk was also acceptable, but nothing outstanding. This three stars says "just average," and that is... More 

1 Thank William M
Vermillion, South Dakota
1 review
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Had to go to store to buy disinfecting spray and wipes! Walked in and room had musty smell and stain on chair. Pulled back comforter, to find what appeared to be bodily fluid stains on blanket. Sprayed and wiped everything down! Pillows flat. Bed linens wrinkled and different colors of white. Would have left, but all rooms in town sold... More 

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PrairieInnManager, Manager at Prairie Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review for our property. We are extremely sorry for the less than satisfactory experience you had at our property. We will work on improving the quality and assure you that your next stay will be very good. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The only full service hotel in Vermillion. The Prairie Inn is attached to Howlers a restaurant and lounge, there is also a bowling alley in our complex. The Prairie Inn was recently remodeled inside and out.We feature all flat screen TVs, new beds,and refrigerators/microwaves.We are most proud of is our real dakota hospitality! We are located across from the Dakota Dome and adjcent to the University of South Dakota. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Prairie Inn

Address: 916 N Dakota St, Vermillion, SD 57069
Region: United States > South Dakota > Vermillion
Price Range: $131 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Prairie Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 31
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