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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Hotel had no tile floor. There was literally a plague of locus were outside. There was a racon colony under our cabin. Was told at front desk child playground. Found a tube slide suspended by one rusty screw. Horses on $40 tour escaped and was told to stand on pick nick table to not be trampled. Advertised pool. The pool...

2Thank deeznuts21
Westlake, Ohio
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

It almost felt like we were camping! In the wilderness... *gasp* My craziest night of my life took place in the cabin. I was stirring in my bed as I heard a rat-mouse creature nibble at my bag. I began to chase after a the creature that soon turned out to be a racoon! So... I scared her out and...

1Thank Chrystal F
Collierville, Tennessee, United States
Reviewed 13 August 2012

I cannot emphasize strongly enough that no one should even consider staying here. I made reservations in June for 3 cabins. We were to stay 1 night in mid-July. Based on their web site and some of the reviews it felt like a good choice. When we arrived, we found all the cabins were in a total state of disrepair....

12Thank Thomas C
North Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 19 June 2012

2012, June - stayed here two nights. Expensive for having to be self contained. Employees rarely in the office. Park looked neglected. The restroom/shower house was closed. They did have a mobile home pulled in and you could use the bathroom in there, but it was a drive away from the camp area. A family pulled in, went looking for...

3Thank Jackie V
Bel Air, Maryland
Reviewed 2 June 2012

Don't bother staying or even making a reservation here. Disgustingly rude manager...

2Thank ssdirotm
Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 4 November 2011

This was the first and possibly most memorable stop on a long trip. We stayed at the ranch, and were surrounded by it's sheer beauty. The next morning, my husband was up at daybreak and took a walk while I slept, capturing the area on our newl camera. What a treat because we now have some wonderful pictures..

Thank Anne N
Wall, South Dakota
Reviewed 26 September 2011

Like another reviewer, I arrived at 5 p.m.. Had a reservation for a one-room cabin and wanted to go horseback riding. The office was locked, the place was a dump, no people or horses to be found. The pool was so funny I actually took a picture of it to send to people as a joke. It was falling apart...

5Thank nancy m
Reviewed 22 September 2011

Overpriced tool shed. Took two "cabins" before we found one that was livable. What a dump. I'm trying hard to see how this place was ever much. For $20 it would have been ok...sorta. The Badlands is a nice visit but I wouldn't spend the night around here again. A couple hours is plenty unless you're into hiking/climbing.

3Thank Tasmandevil
Reviewed 24 July 2011

We were so excited to go to the Badlands Resort. I originally made a reservation about a month before we were going to be in SD. I was told by the staff at the badlands resort that there were two horse trail rides that went out a day that it had a swimming pool and their website indicated that they...

7Thank Gehly
Watertown, Wisconsin
Reviewed 30 July 2010

We started our visit to the Bad Lands and per there Website it looked great. When we arrived I paid for a week But After 1 day we decided to leave and find a real Campground. It is under new management and it just went down the tubes. We asked and setup a trail ride and I was told they...

4Thank Thomas M

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Additional Information about Badlands Ranch and Resort

Address: HCR 53 Box 3, Interior, SD 57750
Region: United States > South Dakota > Interior
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Badlands Ranch Hotel Interior
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Choose a room anywhere else in South Dakota - or Wyoming or Nebraska for that matter.”
  • Would anyone stay here? This is 1 of the cabins we were to occupy!
 of 5 bubbles 352tomc, 13 Aug 2012 | Read review
“The KOA looked better and was closer to the park.”
 of 5 bubbles JackieV341, 18 Jun 2012 | Read review
“Do NOT stay here”
 of 5 bubbles Tasmandevil, 22 Sep 2011 | Read review
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