Best Western Kelly Inn

1607 E Highway 50, Yankton, SD 57078-6406
Phone: +1 605-665-2906   |   Fax: 605/665-4318   |   121 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 2:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to the Best Western Kelly Inn.

Guests at this Yankton hotel are often in the region to enjoy Lewis and Clark Recreation or exciting boating on the Missouri River.

However, this Yankton hotel also regularly welcomes guests in town for special events, such as the numerous weddings that take place nearby throughout the year. If it is your special day, or you are here as a wedding guest, count on the hotel to make the big day just a little bit easier. Friendly staff, spacious rooms and blocked rooms are available for your convenience. If there is anything we can do to make your stay better, let us know and we will try our best to oblige.

The National Field Archery Association also brings in travelers from around the world. South Dakota has some stunning outdoor spaces, no matter what your sport of choice may be. There are three golf courses within five miles, and spending the days on the greens is sheer paradise for many of our Yankton hotel guests. The hotel staff is happy to provide recommendations on attractions and the best spots for whatever you have in mind.

There is an archery building within walking distance of our Yankton hotel, and fishing and hunting are both prime sports in this region. During hunting season, we welcome folks from around the country as they travel for their game of choice. The Riverboat Days are an exciting time, and it is the perfect event to relax with the family.

This Yankton hotel prioritizes guest comfort. That is why the hotel offers a restaurant and lounge on site, as well as racquetball courts on-site. The only full-service hotel in the area, and a reputation that is built on quality and hospitality. Enjoy an indoor water playland, perfect for the kids and a key relaxation sport for all of our guests. Guests receive a maximum of 6 passes into the water playland / pool area per rented guest room.

Reserve a quiet Best Western Kelly Inn room today, and get ready for a relaxing, rejuvenating vacation.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100% smoke free hotel
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breakfast breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, meat, yogurt, juice, coffee, and hot items. Expanded continental breakfast includes a waffle bar.
  • Indoor pool Heated Guests receive a maximum of six admissions into the water playland/pool area per rented room. Water playland includes two slides, water cannon, little tykes wading pool and basketball.
  • Hot tub
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Exercise facility
  • Guest laundry, nominal fee of $1.25 to wash/dry, open 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • Porter/bellman services
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Safe deposit box
  • Cold weather hookups
  • Poolside services, beverages available from Minerva's Lounge
  • Free parking, outdoor for automobiles, trucks and buses
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Catering
  • Conference services
  • Fax services 24-hours
  • Photocopy services
  • Business center
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Interior/Exterior corridor
  • Laundromat
  • Universal gym
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Exhibit services
  • Notary public
  • Equipment rental
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Complimentary coffee
  • High-speed Internet access
  • On-site restaurant

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Conveniently located, the best western kelly inn in Yankton, South Dakota is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 42.878325  /  Latitude: -97.365045


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: All directions. The Best Western Kelly Inn is 32 miles west of Interstate 29 on east Highway or 60 miles south of I-90 on Highway 81.

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We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Dakota Territorial Museum

Located in West Side Park, the Dakota Territorial Museum holds artifacts illustrating Yankton’s history, along with insights into the early Dakota Territory – plus the Native American inhabitants and early pioneers. Plan an educational visit to the Dakota Territorial Museum on your next trip into eastern SD.

The Dakota Territorial Museum complex also features a restored rural school house and a Great Northern Railway Depot, complete with a retired Burlington Northern Railway caboose. There's a vintage Territorial Council Building you can check out, and even Dakota Territory Blacksmith Shop. 

Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

Gavin Point Dam

A popular summer destination, Lewis and Clark Recreation Area is a staple of southeastern South Dakota recreation.

Created by the Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, the Lewis and Clark Recreation Area is a 25-mile stretch of land that acts as one of four reservoirs on the Missouri River.

Summer travelers will find an array of aquatic adventures – boating, fishing, and jet skiing are all popular activities.

Other activities like horse back riding and hiking trails are available throughout the year. Many visitors travel south from Sioux Falls and Canistota.

National Field Archery Association

The largest archery association in the world, the National Field Archery Association headquarters are in Yankton, South Dakota.

Sioux Falls Regional Airport

Also known as Joe Foss Field, Sioux Falls Regional Airport (FSD) is a civil and military use airport serving the city of Sioux Falls as well as nearby cities like Canistota and Yankton.

Set in southeastern South Dakota, the 1,570-acre FSD was originally established as the Sioux Falls Army Air Base, and currently consists of three runways. FSD is served by several major airlines like American, Delta, United, Allegiant, and Frontier.

Yankton Riverboat Days

Held annually in August, Yankton Riverboat Days is a three-day festival set in Yankton. Festivities include a parade, arts and crafts, dance performances, kids' activities, hot air balloon rides, carnival rides, and more, all held at various locations throughout the city, including the Yankton Mall and Riverside Park.

Too, schedule plenty of time to watch the pine wood derby races, the log splitting demonstration, and the Old West Reenactors. Kids love watching performances in the Yankton Children's Theater, as well as the RBD Extreme Bull Riding events, with the adults. 

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1.50 mile(s) from a car rental agency
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Dakota Territorial Capital Replica
  • 2.00 mile(s) from historic Yankton tours
  • 2.50 mile(s) from a hair salon
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Dakota Territorial Museum
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Mount Marty College
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Sacred Heart Hospital
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Meridian Bridge
  • 3.00 mile(s) from the community library
  • 3.00 mile(s) from the National Fish Hatchery and Aquarium
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Gavins Point Dam
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Yankton Mall

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Hot tub
  • Fishing and tennis facilities
  • 2.00 to 4.00 miles from Lewis and Clark State Recreational Area
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Trip Park and ice skating
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Lewis and Clark Marina, water sports
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Midwest Sports Facility, snow sports
  • 5.00 mile(s) from a beach
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Summit Activity Center, volleyball
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Foxrun Golf Course
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Hillcrest Golf Course
  • 50.00 mile(s) from casino gambling

Nearby Restaurants

  • Fine dining on premises, Minerva's Grill and Bar, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner. Hours are: 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Charlie's Pizza, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner, open: 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Fry'n Pan, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, open 24-hours.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Yesterday's Cafe, cafe, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Jo Dean's, full service, American, open for: lunch, open: 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Murdo's, bar/lounge, American, open for: dinner

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