Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to the most commonly asked questions about the Best Western Plains Motel. If you do not find the answers you’re looking for, please contact us for further assistance. 

General Questions

Q. What are your hotel rates?
A: Rates vary by type of room and time of year. Please call for current hotel rates 1-605-279-2145

Q. Do you give discounts for AAA or AARP?
A. Yes.  AARP is 10% off current hotel rate.  AAA discount rates vary.  (1 discount per family)

Q. What is the best time of year to come to the Badlands?
A. Spring and Fall are both excellent times to visit us. Benefits for arriving these times are lower rates and great weather. Summers are busy for the Badlands please call in advance for reservations. 1-605-279-2145.

Q. Can I bring a pet?
Pet friendly rooms are limited. We do charge an extra fee for accommodating your pet. Please call hotel direct when traveling with your pet as space is very limited.

Q. What are the directions to your hotel?
A. We are located 2 blocks North of I-90, Exit 110 on Glenn St.

Q. What are the hours of the hotel?
Lobby hours are from 6:30am to 11pm. We do have overnight staff & the phones are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Q. What are the hours of the pool?
A. 6am to 10pm everyday, we do close our pool from 10am to noon everyday for maintenance.

Q. What is the weather like in Wall, SD?
A. Summer can range from 40′s-50′s at night and 80′s-to around 100 degrees during the day.

Q. Do you have microwaves or refrigerators?
A. Yes. We have them available upon request in limited numbers.

Q. How big is Wall and where in Wall are you located?
A. Wall has a population of less than 1,000 people but nearly 10,000 people per day visit Wall Drug. The motel is located just 4 blocks from Wall Drug.

Q. Do you have handicap rooms available?
A. Yes. Please call ahead to reserve them, as they are limited in quantity.


Q: How far are you from the Badlands?
A: Motel is Approximately 7 miles north of the Pinnacles entrance to the park.

Q: What is the best way to get to the Badlands?
A: From our motel, drive South 7 miles on Hwy 240 “Badlands Loop Road” to the park entrance.

Q: What are the visiting hours of the Badlands National Park?
A: Hours of operation are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Q: How much does it cost for entrance into the Badlands National Park?
A: The Park charges $20.00 for 7 Days for carloads, or $5.00 per bicycle or motorcycle + $5.00 per passenger. These are the year 2005 rates please call for updates.

Wall Drug

Q: How far are you located from Wall Drug?
A: We are located just four blocks away!

Q: What are the hours of operation of Wall Drug?
A: Wall Drug is open year round with abbreviated hours seasonally.

Q: How much does the Ice water cost at Wall Drug?
As it has been since the early days, it is absolutely free!