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Rough Riders Hotel

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Keswick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Pleasantly surprised by both the facilities and service levels given the locale and competition. While not a Peninsula or Park Hyatt, RRH certainly excels and outshines all the competition within hundreds of miles. Simple breakfast was done exceedingly well - e.g., scrambled eggs were done perfectly, unlike most rubberized hotel offerings. The homemade bread pudding was very nice touch. If...

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Pasadena, California
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Surprised to find ourselves back at the Rough Rider this year. Last year was during high season, but this time was in September after Medora had pretty much shut down. Our room this time was rather small and cramped. Only one suitcase holder and not much room for the other case. No surface area in the bathroom to lay things,...

Thank PasCaLady
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Although most every place in Medora is closed, the Rough Riders Hotel is not. Rustic and western stands full of wood and history. Located in the Theodore Roosevelt National Park, I really enjoyed my stay in one of the original rooms from the 1880's

Thank 404anonomus
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to Rough Riders. The off-season rate ($99) was very reasonable. They served a good, free breakfast with hot and cold options. I especially appreciated the complementary coffee that was out most of the day. Medora was quiet on Thursday and Friday, but busier on Saturday. Some places were still open - two restaurants, some gift...

Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We were disappointed that the restaurant was closed already for the season, but the "continental breakfast" more than made up for this since it included cheesy eggs, scrumptious bacon, and perfectly crisp hash browns! Room was great: bed and sheets were soft! Lovely stand up shower. A warning to those who need background noise- not available here.

Thank daisydeb13
Winter Park FL
Reviewed 18 October 2016

What a wonderful place! Rough Riders Hotel (in October) is somewhat quiet, VERY relaxing, extremely convenient, and complete with everything important to me. My room was very nice, everything looked fresh and new, and equipped with a small refrigerator. Beds are comfortable and the decor is very pleasing and restful after long days catching sunrises, sunsets, the turning cottonwoods, and...

Thank BA32792
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The hotel, the town and the park are all hidden treasures. So glad to have discovered them all as we finally visited our 50th state. The walk-in shower was a plus. Great makeover. One day my husband and I would like to go back to visit longer

Thank Fannette A
Miami Springs, Florida
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to stay when visiting Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Hotel has a lot of charm, especially the lobby with library and fireplace. Complimentary breakfast is adequate. Dinner at the TR dining room was very good- service was excellent. Town of Medora very nice as well.

Thank Lynn L
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 17 October 2016

WOW... If you travel to North Dakota, don't miss the opportunity to stay at the Rough Riders Hotel. A real western town and this hotel is so unique. Looks like the wild west with all the amenities of current day. We were there the first week in October and the local show had just closed for the season. Would definitely...

Thank Judie123
Madison, WI
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This hotel was very nice with large rooms, comfortable beds and an extra large shower. The lobby is beautifully decorated with a lending library and large fireplace. Unfortunately, we visited in the off season so Theodore's Restaurant was not available, however, the breakfast that was provided was one of the best we had on our trip and included two types...

Thank WIJourney

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy luxury accommodations with the feel of the old west. The historic Rough Riders Hotel offers Medora visitors 68 new Tower guest rooms with all the modern comforts and elevator access, as well as 8 fully updated historic rooms in the heart of downtown Medora. Rough Rider guests enjoy one of the most luxurious lodging options in the area and access to multiple outdoor swimming pools. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rough Riders Hotel

Address: 301 Third Avenue, Medora, ND 58645
Region: United States > North Dakota > Medora
Hotel Class:3 star — Rough Riders Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 76
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“Extreme;y comfortable beds and pillows.”
Highdevildog, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at end of hall very quiet”
Judie123, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Tower rooms are new.”
WIJourney, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a superb King room, but I'm sure all their rooms are excellent quality. Very quiet accommodations. Elevator included.”
cindybO6741WO, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the tower have an elevator; although, there are quiet rooms on the first floor.”
Lovella1960, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
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