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

Conveniently positioned 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 stroll through the stunning works on display at the Redlin Art Center. If you’re here on business, you can easily attend conferences and seminars at The Watertown Event Center, located within 10 minutes of the hotel. When you’re ready for some excitement, enjoy a night of games 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 or indulge in a soothing soak in the indoor pool or hot tub. If you need to convene with colleagues or clients, ask about reserving our well-equipped meeting space. Start each morning with a free, hot breakfast featuring our signature waffles.

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

Get comfortable in our sizable rooms and suites, which come furnished with a workstation and handy appliances like a refrigerator and microwave. Planning a family vacation to Watertown? Upgrade to one of our suites and enjoy extra space plus perks like a private bedroom and a sleeper sofa. You can also request a pet-friendly room for your four-legged family members.

Queen Bed

  • 1 queen
  • 2 adults, 1 child
You can stay focused on work in our standard room with a spacious desk and free Wi-Fi.

2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 5 adults
After a night at Dakota Sioux Casino with a friend, enjoy a great night’s sleep in this standard room with an HDTV.

King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
Plan a Watertown getaway in this standard room with comforts like a microwave, fridge, and coffeemaker.

Whirlpool Suite-Queen Bed

  • 1 queen
  • 2 adults, 1 child
This accessible suite offers upgrades like a sizable whirlpool, perfect for unwinding with your special someone.

Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
End every day in Watertown with a relaxing soak in your suite’s private whirlpool tub for two.

1 Bedroom Suite-Queen Bed

  • 1 queen
  • 3 adults
For a stay that feels more like home, book this suite with separate sleeping and living areas.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
Curl up on the sleeper sofa in the living room of this spacious suite and spend the evening watching an HBO movie.

2 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 5 adults
This two-bedroom suite includes a kid-friendly room featuring bunk beds and cartoon décor.
If you’re hosting a meeting near the ATY airport and I-29, reserve our versatile event space. We offer conveniences like free Wi-Fi and audiovisual rental options to help you engage your participants. Want to take your gathering to the next level? We can offer your guests a variety of refreshments of your choosing.


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Be sure to visit the Redlin Art Center, less than half a mile away, to admire the popular artwork of Watertown native Terry Redlin. Our hotel is also minutes from Watertown Mall and the shops on Kemp Avenue. Take advantage of beautiful weather to explore the area’s glacial lakes or plan a picnic at Sandy Shore Recreation Area. Check out these popular attractions:

Lake Kampeska

7.67 mi / 12.35 km from the hotel
Plan an excursion to this popular lake, which draws outdoor enthusiasts for exceptional boating, fishing, and swimming opportunities. The shoreline features 30 miles of walking trails and two golf courses.

Bramble Park Zoo

3.65 mi / 5.88 km from the hotel
From African hedgehogs to Tessalata eels and 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 prime rib or lobster at the on-site steak house.

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.

Redlin Art Center

0.37 mi / 0.6 km from the hotel
Be inspired as you walk through the Redlin Art Center, home to the nationally acclaimed artwork of Watertown native Terry Redlin. Since admission is free, you can split your visit up over multiple days.
3400 8th Avenue SE, Watertown, South Dakota 57201, United States

Our hotel’s position near I-29 and highways 81 and 212 makes it easy to reach local attractions. For convenient curb-to-curb service around the city, schedule bus service through Community Transit of Watertown/Sisseton. Flying in? Watertown Regional Airport (ATY) is about seven miles away.