Explore South Dakota’s glacial lakes from our hotel in Watertown near I-29

Located near Highway 81, Highway 212, and I-29, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Watertown, SD makes an ideal launching pad for your adventures in the glacial lakes area. Spend an afternoon on the water at Lake Kampeska, less than 20 minutes away, or take time to see the stunning works on display at the Redlin Art Center. If you’re here on business, you can easily reach conferences and seminars at The Watertown Event Center, located about four miles from the hotel. When you’re ready for some excitement, enjoy a night of gaming at Dakota Sioux Casino.

After your flight into Watertown Regional Airport (ATY), grab a fresh cup of coffee in our lobby and take a moment to unwind by the fireplace. You can maintain your workout routine in our fitness center and soothe sore muscles in the indoor pool or hot tub. Before heading out each morning, look forward to a free, hot breakfast featuring our signature waffles.

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Connect to free Wi-Fi in our pet-friendly hotel rooms

Feel at home in our comfortable rooms, which come furnished with a workstation and handy appliances like a refrigerator and a microwave. Planning a family vacation to Watertown? Upgrade to a two-bedroom suite for extra space, plus perks like a private bedroom and a sleeper sofa. You can also request a pet-friendly room so the whole family can enjoy Watertown.

Queen Bed

  • 1 queen
  • 2 adults, 1 child
You can work efficiently in this standard room with free Wi-Fi, a well-lit desk, and coffee facilities. 

King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
After a day of fun at Lake Kampeska, unwind with an HBO movie on this standard room’s flat-screen TV.

2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 5 adults
Traveling in tandem? Split the cost of this standard room and enjoy amenities like a fridge and a microwave. 

Whirlpool Suite-Queen Bed

  • 1 queen
  • 2 adults, 1 child
You and a loved one can cap off a night at Dakota Sioux Casino with a soak in this suite’s whirlpool. 
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Watertown, SD - Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
Feel pampered in this accessible suite where you can recharge in a private whirlpool for two.
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Watertown, SD - 1 Bedroom Suite-Queen Bed

1 Bedroom Suite-Queen Bed

  • 1 queen
  • 3 adults
Enjoy some extra space to relax in this suite with separate sleeping and living areas. 

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
Make yourself at home during your Watertown stay in this suite with a separate living room and two TVs. 

2 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 5 adults
Geared toward families, this spacious suite includes a second bedroom with bunk beds and cartoon decor.
Planning a meeting near the ATY airport and I-29? Reserve our versatile event space with amenities like free Wi-Fi and audiovisual rental options. To enhance your gathering, we can offer your guests a variety of refreshments including juices, Danish pastries, and doughnuts. Ask about our customized packages.


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From historical exhibits to lakeside recreation, you’ll find plenty of things to see and do during your stay. Don’t miss the Redlin Art Center, less than half a mile away, featuring the popular artwork of Watertown native Terry Redlin. Our hotel is also minutes from Watertown Mall and the shops on Kemp Avenue. Interested in outdoor pursuits? You can plan a family picnic at Pelican Lake or explore the area’s glacial lakes. Check out these local favorites:

Lake Kampeska

7.67 mi / 12.35 km from the hotel
Plan an excursion to this popular lake for exceptional boating, fishing, and swimming opportunities. The shoreline features 30 miles of walking trails and two golf courses. Visit the Sandy Shore Recreation Area to picnic or enjoy outdoor games.

Pelican Lake Recreation Area

7.54 mi / 12.13 km from the hotel
Go water skiing, practice at the archery range, or just relax on the shores of Pelican Lake. If you’re visiting during the winter months, you can cross-country ski or try your hand at ice fishing.

Bramble Park Zoo

3.65 mi / 5.88 km from the hotel
From African hedgehogs to Bactrian camels, the hundreds of animals at Bramble Park Zoo will keep your family entertained for hours. Commemorate your trip with a souvenir from the gift shop.

Codington County Heritage Museum

2.61 mi / 4.21 km from the hotel
Learn all about the area's history through exhibits at this former Carnegie Library building. The museum also offers special events, including lectures and murder mysteries.

Dakota Sioux Casino

8.91 mi / 14.33 km from the hotel
Feeling lucky? Then head to Dakota Sioux Casino for a fun-filled evening of slots, table games, and poker. You can celebrate a big win with a savory entrée at Mustangs.

Mellette House

3.14 mi / 5.06 km from the hotel
Take a tour of the former home of South Dakota’s first governor, Arthur Calvin Mellette. This ornate mansion gives visitors a glimpse of life in an 1885 Dakota Territory home.
3400 8th Avenue SE, Watertown, South Dakota 57201, United States

Our location near I-29 and highways 81 and 212 makes it easy to reach local attractions like Dakota Sioux Casino. Flying into the area? Watertown Regional Airport (ATY) is about seven miles away.