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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.

We apologize for the inconvenience , our pool is currently closed through the Labor Day Weekend. Please call the hotel directly for any questions.

Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion.
Child Policy
Children 18 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions


  • 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


  • 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

Nearby Cities

  • 3.00 mile(s) from downtown Yankton


  • 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


  • 5.00 mile(s) from Yankton Mall


  • 5.00 mile(s) from Chan Gurney Airport, 340 miles from Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport/377 miles from Kansas City Airport
  • 26.00 mile(s) from Greyhound Bus Terminal Located in Vermillion, SD
  • 32.00 mile(s) from Interstate 29
  • 70.00 mile(s) from Sioux Gateway Col. Bud Day Field, Iowa Airport
  • 80.00 mile(s) from Joe Foss Field Airport
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Yankton Federal Prison Camp
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Yankton