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Ramada

2.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

I had to wait because the front desk person was trying to get a drunk family member off the stairs. After I was checked in I had to go to the far end stairs because of the drunk person. My first room was very musty smelling. I was out and about and came back and saw bugs on the sheets. This was after I had to kick the door to be able to get into the room. The front desk person did transfer me to a new room. I went in and initial inspection seemed okay. After I transferred my stuff, I picked up a pillow and it was very stained. Clean or not, I was not going to put my head on it. I walked into the bathroom and it smelled of urine. I looked in the tub and there was man hair all over the place. I brought the front desk worker in and she said she wouldn't stay in that room either. Take the fact that earlier room experiences, plus one of the outside doors not working, plus people having screens off the windows smoking in non-smoking labeled rooms, it was ridiculous. I have stayed plenty of times before and it was satisfactory. I asked for remuneration and packed up and left. I will never stay in this hotel again and cannot in good conscience recommend it. Very disappointed.

Was a little apprehensive after reading some of the reviews, but I found the hotel well worth the price. Very close to several restaurants and stores. Room was very clean, although the hallway was a little musty smelling.

I was pleasantly surprised at how nice the ramada room was. After reading the reviews on-line I was a little hesitant about booking. Everything in the room was perfect.

This was a last minute need, and the hotel staff was very helpful and nice. The night clerk was able to find us a place that delivered late as we got in at almost midnight and even gave us a $2 off coupon. She even said I could use the hot tub after hours as I have a medical condition that causes me to be stiff especially after a 6 plus hour drive.

Excellent location for the purpose of the trip. Staff was friendly. The hotel was very quiet, so had a peaceful night sleep.

The hotel did not meet our expectations. The room was not very clean, and there were several maintenance issues. The Internet service fluctuated on and off, mostly off.

Okay hotel for the price. Not very many choices for breakfast. Could have had more fruit.

The hotel was good. The rooms were clean. The staff was friendly. The price was within our budget and getting the 4th night free was a bonus.

Then agent that did my check in needs training on customer service. The bathroom seems to have a water leak damage.

Hotell was ready for check in and went smooth. Stay was pleasant.

Booked last minute because we just couldn't drive any longer. Wanted a clean, comfy bed to get a quick night's rest. Check in was fine, the girl was nice enough. The carpeting had stains from who knows when, the pull out couch was ripped on the front of one of the cushions and had dark stains on it, the bathroom was old and in my view could use a major upgrade and/or bleaching because you just felt icky going into it. The toilet seems to sit at an angle and the fan, while I am sure does the job, sounds like a cargo plane beginning its takeoff...super inconvenient while others are sleeping and you have to use it in the middle of the night. Went down for ice and apparently the one machine in the building was broken (aka, out of ice altogether). Asked the front desk gal if they planned on getting more and she said no but you can walk to the gas station for some. I have never been to a hotel that would tell its guests to go do something that the hotel should go out of its way to do for guests. So no ice with evening night cap. OK. No big deal. The room also stunk beyond belief like smoke, as did the entire 2nd floor. Might not be a big deal to some people but when specifically requesting a non-smoking room only to have other guest smoking in the rooms right next to you and hallways, it is not ok for all that smoke to come in to a smoke-free room. Gross. Actually, super gross. Disgusting. Had I had my wits about me and not been overly tired from a day of travel after my grandmother's funeral I might have made a bigger deal about it then. But I had my mother and father with me and for their sake only let my father call and complain to the front desk that night. I found this Ramada to be the most disappointing I have ever stayed in. Ramada is doing themselves a disservice putting their names on this particular hotel.

normal for a business trip. worked well with what I had to do.

Great for kids to jump into the pool and spa and have some fun.

It was nice to get all 5 of us in a room. Nice to have a frig and microwave available. The kids enjoyed the pool.

AC anemic, room muggy and over 80 on coldest settings. Hair dryer missing, iron missing, towel rack half out of wall. Manager didn't even apologize when informed.

Price was on the mark. Pool was small and freezing cold. Breakfast room was small which means crowded, not a lot of even easy selections for a free breakfast. Out of most everything including food and plates/bowls/cups. "Business center" was small and old and the printer gave out poor copies with little to nothing of what you printed on it, black streaks. Just really a dump in need of a renovation.

the staff was nice helpfull . overall its an ok hotel .

OK eat at the sneaky chicken next door apples were good orange juice good bisquits and sausage gravy yummy

ok But why did I get charged 70.99 on Dec4th and 62.12 Dec 5th

The staff was very friendly and most helpful.They printed up some information for directions to the church so it would be easy to drive to.

407 South Lyons Avenue Sioux Falls SD

Hotel highlights

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Indoor pool

USS South Dakota Battleship Memorial is a short stroll from Ramada, and other popular attractions like Sherman Park are within a mile (2 km). This 66-room hotel welcomes guests with free breakfast and conveniences like an indoor pool and free in-room WiFi. Near the airport, it's also near Sioux Empire Fairgrounds and Delbridge Museum of Natural History.


Dining

Free continental breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 6 AM to 10 AM.


Rooms

All of Ramada's 66 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. TVs come with cable channels, and free WiFi keeps guests connected. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Other amenities include free local calls, ironing boards, and desks.


Property features

Guests staying at Ramada enjoy an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. Free parking is available if you drive. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help secure valuables, and answer any questions about the accommodations. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, conference space, and a business center.

Room options

Standard Room

Queen 2 | Full 1 | Sleeps 6

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Queen 1 | Sleeps 3

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Smoking

Queen 2 | Sleeps 6

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 6

Guest reviews for Ramada

Everyone (3) Business (12) Couples (13) Family (27) Friends (6) Other (2)
1

very disappointing.

Everyone

I had to wait because the front desk person was trying to get a drunk family member off the stairs. After I was checked in I had to go to the far end stairs because of the drunk person. My first room was very musty smelling. I was out and about and came back and saw bugs on the sheets. This was after I had to kick the door to be able to get into the room. The front desk person did transfer me to a new room. I went in and initial inspection seemed okay. After I transferred my stuff, I picked up a pillow and it was very stained. Clean or not, I was not going to put my head on it. I walked into the bathroom and it smelled of urine. I looked in the tub and there was man hair all over the place. I brought the front desk worker in and she said she wouldn't stay in that room either. Take the fact that earlier room experiences, plus one of the outside doors not working, plus people having screens off the windows smoking in non-smoking labeled rooms, it was ridiculous. I have stayed plenty of times before and it was satisfactory. I asked for remuneration and packed up and left. I will never stay in this hotel again and cannot in good conscience recommend it. Very disappointed.

By , from Pierre, sd on Dec 12, 2016

Review comment responded on Feb 5, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an exceptional experience for our guests in the future. I hope that you will consider staying with us again so that we can have another chance to provide you with a superior experience. Sincerely, Kris Magerko General Manager

3

nice hotel for the price

Everyone

Was a little apprehensive after reading some of the reviews, but I found the hotel well worth the price. Very close to several restaurants and stores. Room was very clean, although the hallway was a little musty smelling.

By , from Ft. Lauderdale on Sep 16, 2016

4

comfortable room with good location

Everyone

I was pleasantly surprised at how nice the ramada room was. After reading the reviews on-line I was a little hesitant about booking. Everything in the room was perfect.

By on Jun 22, 2016

4

very nice

Families

This was a last minute need, and the hotel staff was very helpful and nice. The night clerk was able to find us a place that delivered late as we got in at almost midnight and even gave us a $2 off coupon. She even said I could use the hot tub after hours as I have a medical condition that causes me to be stiff especially after a 6 plus hour drive.

By on Nov 17, 2015

3

county fair trip

GetawayWithFriends

Excellent location for the purpose of the trip. Staff was friendly. The hotel was very quiet, so had a peaceful night sleep.

By on Aug 28, 2015

1

a disappointment

Families

The hotel did not meet our expectations. The room was not very clean, and there were several maintenance issues. The Internet service fluctuated on and off, mostly off.

By on Aug 19, 2015

4

okay hotel for the price

Families

Okay hotel for the price. Not very many choices for breakfast. Could have had more fruit.

By on Feb 17, 2015

4

family reunion

Families

The hotel was good. The rooms were clean. The staff was friendly. The price was within our budget and getting the 4th night free was a bonus.

By on Aug 4, 2014

1

poor customer service

Families

Then agent that did my check in needs training on customer service. The bathroom seems to have a water leak damage.

By on Jul 22, 2014

3

good for business trip

BusinessTravelers

Hotell was ready for check in and went smooth. Stay was pleasant.

By on Jan 5, 2014