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Kaysville, Utah
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118 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

The Rough Rider motel is centrally located in Medora, ND with easy access to the Roosevelt National Park. It is upscale and on the expensive side for its remote location. No microwave in the room. The staff was not real friendly unless you were part of the convention that was at the hotel. The hotel was clean. A small parking... More 

Thank leboland
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47 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

The hotel is clean and updated with a good view of the Badlands. The price is a little high for an area with little attractions. The staff are not overly friendly which I found unusual for an establishment in such a small town. We ate at the attached restaurant, Theodore's, for breakfast which was expensive and not really good. Because... More 

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Bristol, Tennessee
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255 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Pricey kinda upscale place... can't review it a bunch...used it as a crash pad...room was tight w/ no microwave...bathroom was decent but no bathtub...limited facility parking and street parking is available in abundance...They do offer AAA discount and that's not widely advertised.

Thank Greg C
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Lovely western motel, that's why the not sure in modern. 4 circles rather than 5 because I am a tub person and no tubs. Nice large shower but the AC vent in our bathroom was directly over the opening to the shower. Brrrr

Thank Gaynel D
Greenville, South Carolina
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

The hotel was very clean and new feeling. The rooms were fresh feeling, and very well appointed with furniture. The price was very steep, in my opinion, especially without having a breakfast included in the morning.

Thank Jaymarge
Washington, DC
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186 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Medora is a tiny town so you can stay at this place (the main hotel in town) and stroll to whatever shopping and dining the town has to offer. The staff was helpful and the actual room and the bathroom were a nice size. The bed was super comfy. It is right outside the park and presumably why people stay... More 

Thank Ellen28
Silver Lake, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We first checked the website and it said that there were no rooms available, then we called and they had plenty of rooms. It is a beautiful hotel with excellent rooms. The price was very reasonable and there are a lot of things to do within walking distance.

Thank Roger P
Dayton, Ohio
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143 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Not that there is a whole lot of choice, we stayed here for 3 days the last week of May while we were visiting the Theodore Roosevelt NP. I was very happy with our room in the newer portion of the hotel. The room was furnished quite nicely with 2 easy chairs, each with floor lamp and table, 2 comfy... More 

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Los Osos, California
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114 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We were planning to camp but the rain forced us to stay in a motel in Medora. In spite of some negative reviews (see below) we chose Rough Riders when we learned it was the same price as the AmericInn and when we saw the room. We picked one in the newer part on the ground floor. Beautiful room, nicely... More 

Thank janny45
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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel. Kid friendly. Our only suggestion for improvement would be a little better sound proofing. Couldn't hear other guests, despite a full hotel, but the wedding reception that was happening in the conference room was definitely audible. Would certainly stay here again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • 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
Price Range: $144 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Rough Riders Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 76
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“Rooms at end of hall very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Judie123, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Tower rooms are new.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles cindybO6741WO, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the tower have an elevator; although, there are quiet rooms on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Lovella1960, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“This is a great hotel. Any room is wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnD109, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
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