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Best Western U-Bar Motel

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Wiehle, VA
Reviewed 5 March 2017

OK... I was apprehensive at first. All the more so driving at night on the backroads once I got off the Supersonic Slab (80 MPH speed limit in South Dakota in an era when 80 mph in VA gets you the Crossbar Hotel!) and driving through the darkened croplands that put bread and cereal on our tables and who knows...

Thank Robert F B
California City, California
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This motel is off the beaten path. It is located in a quiet and peaceful spot. The rooms are furnished with old furniture. My grandmother had the same chairs and I remember my little sister had the same bedspread when she was 7 years old. However, the room was spotless. It was very, very clean. The bed was super comfortable....

Thank jjpi2000
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mothersd, General Manager at Best Western U-Bar Motel, responded to this review

Please be advised that the furniture in the rooms is about 5 years old and we do not have bedspreads -- that was a duvet and cover. We appreciate your business and thank your for your review about the cleanliness of our small motel.

menomonie, United States
Reviewed 15 January 2017

alll is good in the u bar ,jim and judy are the owners they always treat me very good i stay here about 30 to 50 nites in the year clean and comfortable not many places to eat here but you always get a great breakfast here,the ortman clinic is here and they bring in alot of people from all...

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Thank 895terryf
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Nothing fancy about this place, but it was clean and had all of the necessities. An inexpensive motel, but the manager actually cooks the breakfast herself. If you don't want what she's preparing, she'll fix you something else. The breakfast room is like being in a friend's kitchen.

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Miami, FL
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Made a pit stop on the way home from vacationing in Montana...arrived at 11pm at night and driving on the gravel road, it felt like we were heading into the cornfields but by morning realized it is in a nice residential area...the manager informed us they mostly serve the Ortman chiropractor clinic which is nearby...looks like it's a converted mom...

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Libby, Montana
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Good for passing through, and apparently a lot of people stay here for the chiropractor nearby It looks sketchy from the outside, but it seems to be in a safe area. The only trouble is the noise. I had a hard time sleeping because every time someone shut a door it would echo throughout the building. It was cheap though,...

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Thank rb91087
Great Smoky Mountains
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Best Western seems to be improving on the quality of their properties in the last few years. This place does not fall into the "improved" category. Now understand, this property is not bad. The room is clean and what you would expect from a slightly better than average Mom and Pop hotel. But we were surprised to see it is...

Thank livet0ride
Red Boiling Springs
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Greatly enjoyed the stay. The accommodations were great & the town was very interesting. If we are in South Dakota again we will definitely visit this place and possibly take advantage of the clinic in town.

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Thank Marsha T
South Lebanon, Ohio, Usa
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed here two years ago and it is as good as the last time. Check-in was a breeze and the desk attendant was very friendly. After returning from dinner, I went to the front desk to obtain a wifi password. Jim, the owner, was at the desk and I talked to him for a few minutes. Just as personable...

Thank Maddog1947
Pierre, United States
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I stopped here on the way to a business event. Ar first I thought it was hard to get to, but just followed the signs. The motel is quiet, clean, and hearing birds singing was a plus. The Check In man was no end of helpful and gave me all the details I needed. Got up the next morning and...

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Thank Daniel B

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Best Western U-Bar Motel

Address: 130 W Ash St, PO Box 97, Canistota, SD 57012-2009
Region: United States > South Dakota > Canistota
Price Range: €63 - €81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Best Western U-Bar Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Probably every room here...”
r0bertfb, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 11 WiFi is slow.”
livet0ride, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Just tell Judy or Jim what you need. They will work to fill your needs!”
mrs281, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Very small one level motel.....I would guess all the rooms are the same.”
mfjayhawk, 22 Sep 2014 | Read review
“I don't think there would be a bad room at this place.”
Maddog1947, 15 Sep 2014 | Read review
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