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Lake Front, Farmstyle Cabin on Lake Kampeska w/ Dock & the View
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7.38 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
clean & cute

"We have a great family get away at this lake property. It had everything we needed and was very clean and a super cute home away from home!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

Lake Front, Farmstyle Cabin on Lake Kampeska w/ Dock & the View
Family Country Home Ready for a Getaway in East S Dak. Hunting & Fishing Close
4.9/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Hunting lodge

"Ideal location for a bunch of out of state hunters. Owner was more than accommodating. Thanks!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2019

Family Country Home Ready for a Getaway in East S Dak. Hunting & Fishing Close
Beautiful Lake Front House
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27.15 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Beautiful Cabin

"Our trip was wonderful. The cabin has a great layout. The cabin is very clean and basic needs are provided. Enjoyed being waterfront and was great to have a dock! Watching The fireworks from the deck was amazing. Would definitely come back!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Beautiful Lake Front House

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New Listing! Lake Front Cabin on Lake Kampeska
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5.77 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
Nice to have small yard to play games. Great being right on the lake. Very quiet place.

"Enjoyed it very much! My family really loved it!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

New Listing! Lake Front Cabin on Lake Kampeska
Private Lake Front Property With Huge Patio!
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24.79 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)
Great stay!!

"It was all that we expected plus some! Cozy/comfortable home, with all you could ask for or need. We can’t wait to come back."…"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2020

Private Lake Front Property With Huge Patio!
Travel Inn
2.5 out of 5
1714 9th Ave SW, Watertown, SD
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4.03 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (95 reviews)
Nice little room

"Pretty spectacular for the price considering everyone else's prices"…"

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2020

Travel Inn
Days Inn by Wyndham Watertown
2 out of 5
2900 9th Ave Se, Watertown, SD
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The price is $71 per night
3.38 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (410 reviews)

"The Hallways of the hotel smelled of smoke. But thought it was very clean and nice. Staff was great"…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Watertown
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Watertown, SD
2.5 out of 5
3400 8th Ave Se, Watertown, SD
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The price is $94 per night
3.41 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (400 reviews)

"I liked having a taller building so we could be on the 3rd floor to see the scenery. We didn't like what COVID has done to our ability to talk and eat close to other people."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Watertown, SD
Super 8 by Wyndham Milbank SD
2 out of 5
1205 E Highway 12, Milbank, SD
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The price is $76 per night
30.19 mi from city center
3.3/5 (103 reviews)

"The exterior columns have failing brick work. Just looks bad but doesn't effect anything."…"

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019

Super 8 by Wyndham Milbank SD
Grandstay Hotel and Suites Milbank
2.5 out of 5
1005 S. Dakota Street, Milbank, SD
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The price is $119 per night
29.06 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (51 reviews)

"Still a new feel, but care is apparent in keeping the rooms, lobby and common areas very neat and clean throughout. Sprinklers hitting the exterior wall of our room during the 11 pm hour and the 6 am hour each night were quite startling. Sounded like hundreds of marbles being thrown down a slide. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Grandstay Hotel and Suites Milbank
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites Clear Lake
2 out of 5
920 3rd Avenue South, Clear Lake, SD
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23.8 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (47 reviews)

"The hotel was clean and the staff was friendly. The place could use a facelift as it looks a little tired. The continental breakfast was lacking but the coffee was good."…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

Americas Best Value Inn & Suites Clear Lake
My Place Hotel-Watertown, SD
2.5 out of 5
3409 8th Avenue Southeast, Watertown, SD
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The price is $74 per night
3.39 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (51 reviews)

"Welcoming staff! The hotel is clean and shiny with interesting and convenient concept of being at ‘your place’. The rooms are decent size. Large refrigerator with ice maker. Sink and stove top and microwave. Basket for laundry. Bathroom was shiny, new and clean. White clean fluffy towels. The beds ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

My Place Hotel-Watertown, SD
Hampton Inn and Suites Watertown
2.5 out of 5
2720 9th Ave Se, Watertown, SD
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The price is $107 per night
3.28 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (176 reviews)

"Well appointed, good location, lots of attention paid to cleanliness and keeping distance."…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020

Hampton Inn and Suites Watertown
Ramkota Hotel - Watertown
3 out of 5
1901 9th Avenue Southwest, Watertown, SD
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The price is $97 per night
4.11 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (234 reviews)

"The door lock needed fixing, otherwise everything was as expected"…"

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019

Ramkota Hotel - Watertown
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watertown
2.5 out of 5
3901 9th Ave Se, Watertown, SD
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The price is $100 per night
3.61 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (245 reviews)

"The pool play area was great for our toddler. It’s all been updated recently and the staff were friendly."…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watertown
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Visiting Watertown

Visitors to Watertown are sure to enjoy the shopping. Tourists can also enjoy the city's lakeside setting, university setting, and zoo.

  • There are 15 hotels and other accommodations in Watertown
  • The closest major airport is in Watertown, SD (ATY-Watertown Regional), 3.6 mi (5.8 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Watertown

Cultural venues in the city include Terry Redlin Museum, Redlin Art Center, and Mellette House. Attractions like Bramble Park Zoo and Watertown Family Aquatic Center are fun for everyone, not just kids. The picturesque setting of Riverside Park and Lake Kampeska exemplify the city's natural beauty.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 15 hotels and other lodging options available to choose from in Watertown. Here are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Quality Inn & Suites Watertown - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Hampton Inn and Suites Watertown - Our customers like the breakfast and overall value at this hotel. With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi.
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watertown - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its pool and clean, comfortable rooms.

Dressing for Watertown

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 47°F and the nighttime average to be 3°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 81°F during the day and 26°F at night
  • July through September averages 83°F during the day and 41°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 64°F during the day and 4°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Watertown is 22.03 inches
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 81°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 6°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Watertown?
My Place Hotel-Watertown, SD is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This hotel offers free WiFi and free parking. Other favorite options based on reviews include Hampton Inn and Suites Watertown and Quality Inn & Suites Watertown.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Watertown, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals available in Watertown.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Watertown?
For additional details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Watertown, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Watertown?
Based on reviews, Econo Lodge Watertown is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Travel Inn and Days Inn by Wyndham Watertown.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation to Watertown?
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watertown is a hotel with a children’s pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other choices for your family trip include Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Watertown, SD and Ramkota Hotel - Watertown. Attractions like Bramble Park Zoo and Watertown Family Aquatic Center are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple going to Watertown?
Ramkota Hotel - Watertown is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Watertown?
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Watertown, SD is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options to stay with your pet include Econo Lodge Watertown and Super 8 by Wyndham Watertown.
What's the best place to stay near Dakota Sioux Casino?
Super 8 by Wyndham Watertown is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. You’ll find it 8.7 mi (14 km) from Dakota Sioux Casino. Other good choices around the area include Ramkota Hotel - Watertown and Econo Lodge Watertown.
What about the best place to stay close to Terry Redlin Museum?
One of the top choices for your stay is Quality Inn & Suites Watertown, located next to Terry Redlin Museum, and this hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Days Inn by Wyndham Watertown and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Watertown, SD are two other good choices in the immediate area.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Watertown?
Quality Inn & Suites Watertown is a hotel featuring free breakfast and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Ramkota Hotel - Watertown and Days Inn by Wyndham Watertown. You can tee off at Cattail Crossing Golf Course during your trip.
What are some hotels with pools in Watertown?
Days Inn by Wyndham Watertown is a top hotel with an indoor pool, free breakfast, and free WiFi. Other choices that offer an onsite pool include Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watertown and Ramkota Hotel - Watertown.

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