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Bell's Motor Lodge Motel

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Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 30 August 2016

A very nice older motel. Nice clean spacious room with a few amenities, Microwave and refrigerator, Good sleep comfort. It was a good value for the price. We only past through Spearfish, SD but the stay was OK.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night. This is a American owned, ma and pop non chained motel. It is 1950 themed and is the best lodging value in Spearfish. I had a room with one double bed. It had a mini frig and a microwave. No coffee pot. Coffee is ready at 8 in the office. No continental breakfast. No shampoo or hair...

1Thank Joann W
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Bell's Motel is a non-chain-motel bargain. Plenty of motorcycle travelers stay here - solos, groups, families - makes for parking lot chrome and camaraderie. The premises are of the knotty-pine 1950's style: there were not enough outlets to use lamps and mcicrowave simultaneously, economy-brand import-soap and shampoo - we just dealt. No breakfast, but a good coffee shop around the...

1Thank acs898
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

My family of 5 stayed here on our way west. I knew from reviews that it was an older mom and pop place. I was very happy to have such a reasonable priced stay-under $90 for a double room. The room was very clean, though quite dated-older carpet, tube TVs, darker lighting and paneled walls. The kids used the pool...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We have a 1950's themed motor lodge motel (park in front of your first-floor room) downtown in Spearfish, SD. We offer a mini-fridge and microwave in each room. Our beds have new pillow-top type mattresses. Clean and comfortable is our mantra. For two adults our summer prices are $64 plus...

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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Bells was clean and the people very friendly. The way the air conditioning was set in the wall it was difficult to keep the room cool. Better bring your own shampoo, very little available for two people. No real objections just not what I had expected. Would not stay again, just not my style.

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United States
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The motel rooms are great for the price! Employees are very nice and helpful, rooms are clean, beds are comfy, and the showers are massive and recently renovated! We weren't sure how nice a $60 motel would be but trusted the reviews and we were not let down. There is also a cute grass area out front with kids play...

1Thank MtnDivEveryWhere
Georgetown, Kentucky
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We were a bit nervous booking room, but trusted Trip Advisor and we were not let down! Very clean and well maintained property! The gentleman running the front desk was such a BIG help, giving us an experience of a beautiful waterfall we would have otherwise missed. He was super friendly as well! Yes, it's an older motel, but it...

1Thank KevinHope
Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I have been here before and still like the place. It is just time for some upgrade. Flat screen tv's would make the room feel bigger. New chair, mattress, oh heck everything except bathroom sink. Still need to keep the 50's look. The pool is great after a hot July day in Spearfish Staff is still the same and great....

Thank Larry H
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were very impressed with how neat and clean this motel was. Loved the warm feeling of the knotty pine paneling. Owner not only suggested places to eat/visit, but provided a map and circled locations. In room we found a binder listing information on motel and area. Never would find this detailed information from a motel chain!...

Thank Nancy D
Lawrence, Kansas
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Had a chance to stay at bills in Spearfish and it was a vintage trip to the 1950s. I had been to the Black Hills small child and we stayed at the house just like this so I wanted to remove some of that. The Hotel is very very clean and the staff at check-in was awesome. The room I...

Thank JDD800
Scott S, Owner at Bell's Motor Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Regarding wi-fi, we have five transmitters spread out around the buildings so that every room has a strong signal. We check each transmitter once a week to make sure that everyone is getting a strong signal. Please contact the office staff if a transmitter has stopped working. We will be...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • 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 57783-2718
Region: United States > South Dakota > Spearfish
Price Range: $55 - $93 (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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“no breakfast, OK Wi-Fi, pool was closed”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 966terrye, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 138 has one of the routers for wifi”
 of 5 bubbles TetonLover35, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Bring a hair dryer and shampoo”
 of 5 bubbles lisasN640WJ, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We had room 138. King bed, roomis very clean. Fewer people on this side.”
 of 5 bubbles 968JudyB, 5 Mar 2015 | Read review
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