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Dayton, Ohio
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...

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Los Osos, California
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...

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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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Ringoe
Reviewed 27 May 2016

First - the reader needs to understand that this is one of two places to stay in town. It is a pretty hotel but it lacks all aspects of hospitatility. Guests are treated as "passing through" not made to feel welcomed. Check In - Dan - robotic. No smile or welcome. Borderline unfriendly. Several days later, arriving back from a...

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Seattle
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Spent one night here as we were visiting Theodore Roosevelt National Park in mid May. Fedora is a charming town in a spectacular setting, but pretty much everything is closed until Memorial Day. Rough Riders was open-but the onsite restaurant was closed-as was every other restaurant in town but one (which was packed). The hotel provided a rather sparse breakfast...

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Spring Lake Park, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 May 2016

What drew me to this hotel was its history, and there’s plenty of that in the hotel and the town of Medora that surrounds it. As you may already know, Teddy Roosevelt stayed in this hotel multiple times in the years before he was president, specifically in Room 501. There are other characters who played major roles in the town...

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Long Beach, California
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We did not know what to expect on our first trip to North Dakota but found the Rough Riders Hotel to be excellent. Apart from the reception and housekeeping staff, we saw no one else at this hotel. Our visit was in late April and little in Medora was open. We imagine that in the high season this is the...

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Finding a place to stay can be a challenge when you've never been somewhere before, but that is part of the challenge, right? So why not stay somewhere that evokes the spirit of where you are going - Rough Riders Hotel, here we come! In Medora, and even in the lobby, you get a feel for things, with books and...

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Reviewed 26 April 2016

An unexpected nice surprise on trip. We were visiting the Theadore Roosevelt National Park and did not expect to find an excellent hotel in the area. Great location with clean rooms, comfortable beds and a nice shower. Guest service was great and within walking distance of the entire town. Do not miss it!

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Otsego, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Very nice hotel at the base of the TR Roosevelt National Park. Clean rooms, walk in shower, good breakfast with a lot to choose from. The atmosphere is a fun western feel. We really enjoyed staying here and the staff is really helpful and nice too. We stayed in the off season and the price was very reasonable.

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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
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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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
Price Range: $113 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rough Riders Hotel 3*
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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