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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Watertown, SD

Watertown, South Dakota Hotel Exterior
Watertown, SD Hotel's Lobby with Fireplace
Hotel with Indoor Pool in Watertown
Standard King Hotel Room in Watertown, SD
Watertown Meeting Space with Flexible Seating


Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Watertown, SD
3400 8th Avenue Southeast
Watertown , SD 57201


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  • • Free Breakfast
  • • Indoor Pool
  • • Fitness Center
  • • Suites
  • • Pets Allowed
  • • On Site Restaurant
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Enjoy the Glacial Lakes Region in Watertown, South Dakota
Delight in the great outdoors of the Glacial Lakes region while staying at the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Watertown, SD. We’re conveniently situated at the intersection of I-29 and Highway 212, about six miles from Pelican Lake and Lake Kampeska. Guests flying in from out of town are just six miles from Watertown Regional Airport (ATY), which is also right beside the Bramble Park Zoo. In addition to a great location, the hotel offers welcoming amenities such as an indoor heated pool and a whirlpool tub. We also serve a complimentary, hot breakfast each morning, and free cookies are available in the lobby every evening.

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Hotel Amenities & Services
After a long day of meetings, work off some stress in our fitness center or relax in the whirlpool tub with a free weekday newspaper. Standard amenities include:

  • Complimentary, Hot Breakfast
  • Indoor Heated Pool and Whirlpool Tub
  • Fitness Center
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Free Parking On Site

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Our Rooms & Suites
Unwind in our large rooms and suites, furnished with work space and handy appliances. You can request cribs and rollaway beds, and four-legged family members are invited, too. Standard highlights include:

  • Free High-Speed Internet Access
  • Refrigerator and Microwave
  • Coffeemaker 
  • Flat-Panel HDTV with Cable
  • Pet Friendly

For some additional privacy, reserve our Parent/Kids Suite with separate bedrooms for you and your little ones. Your children will love the bunk beds and cartoon decorations in their room.

Where to Eat While You’re Here
It’s always a good morning with our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast, featuring everything from cereal to omelets and homemade waffles. Less than a mile from the hotel, feast on juicy steaks and prime rib at 2nd Street Station, or try some European beer from Dempsey’s, among several nearby restaurants.

Things to Do in Watertown
Take a half-mile walk to the Redlin Art Center and admire the stunning works of Watertown native Terry Redlin. You’re also just minutes away from Watertown Mall and the shops on Kemp Avenue. After picking up souvenirs, check out these popular attractions:

Glacial Lakes – Outdoor fun awaits about six miles from the hotel at Lake Kampeska and Lake Pelican. Rent a boat or hike the scenic trails running throughout the parks. This sportsman’s paradise also has some of the best fishing and hunting in the area, making it the perfect place to show your kids how to bait a hook and catch their first fish.

Goss Opera House & Gallery – In 1889, Charles Goss opened this opera hall three miles away at the corner of Kemp and South Maple. Today, this exquisite venue hosts a variety of special events and houses an art gallery, Crossroads Bar and the award-winning Charley’s Restaurant.

Bramble Park Zoo – Enjoy indoor and outdoor exhibits featuring 150 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and invertebrates. The KidZoo and Ottertown are sure to be highlights for your children, so don’t miss this delightful attraction just five miles from the hotel.

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Groups & Meetings
For a convenient meeting space near ATY airport and I-29, reserve our conference room for up to 60 guests. Our professional staff will be happy to assist with details like audiovisual equipment and refreshments.

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100% Non-Smoking Facility