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4100 W Shirley Place
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57106-0707
United States


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Hotel Overview

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Welcome to the Best Western Empire Towers!

Take a dip in our indoor heated pool, just one of the many things to keep our guests staying at our Sioux Falls hotel longer.

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When looking for Sioux Falls hotels near Empire Mall, our hotel is less than half a mile away. You'll also be minutes from the Falls Park Visitor Center. Getting away from it all is taken to another level here.

Fresh baked cookies in the evening Sunday-Thursday is a touch of home and a perfect treat during your stay. Whether you're headed to the Sanford® Sports Complex for an event or hiking one of the local trails, we know it's the little things that make your trip special.

Free high-speed internet and a free full hot breakfast make your stay even more comfortable. Before heading out for the day take in our generous buffet spread featuring waffles, fresh pastries and fruits, yogurt, cereal and bottomless 100% Arabica coffee. The annual Jazz Fest and the Hot Summer Nights in July are just a couple of local events that bring crowds to the region.

If you're here to visit a loved one at Avera Heart Hospital or Sanford Children's Hospital, you can enjoy a quick commute from our Sioux Falls hotel. Guests in town for events at the University of Sioux Falls or Augustana University can also get to campus in just a few short minutes. From the Denny Sanford PREMIERE Center to the Dakota Alliance Soccer Association annual events, location is superior here.

Our Sioux Falls hotel is also near the Sioux Falls Arena, perfect for business travelers who want to be near their daily destinations. Just don't forget a hearty American breakfast and your afternoon cookie even while here for work. It will help get you through the day so you can enjoy some well-deserved leisure in the evenings.

Reserve a room at the Best Western Empire Towers today and feel at home!


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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. Pet rate is $20 per day with a $100 per week maximum.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, eggs, meat, biscuits and gravy available daily, along with waffles, fresh fruit, and the standard continental breakfast options. Gluten free options also available.
  • Elevator
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking,
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Fax services, no charge except for international calls
  • Photocopy services, 24 hours
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Business center, personal computer with Windows XP and a Laser Printer.
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available, Internet connectivity
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Air-conditioning self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Complimentary coffee and tea in lobby 24 hours a day
  • Dry cleaning services available
  • High-speed Internet access, wireless
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Interior corridor
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business services,
  • Hearing impaired services TDD phones available
  • Physically challenged facilities Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes. Accessible tables in eating area. Public restrooms accessible. Accessible business center. Accessible pool area with lift chair
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged appropriate access aisle
  • Cold weather hook-ups
  • Airport car 5 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. M-F 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
  • Public restrooms accessible

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control
  • Visual fire alarms
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  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Free local calls
  • Free long distance access
  • Wireless high-speed Internet access
  • Air-conditioning
  • Wake-up calls
  • Additional in-room toiletries
  • Standard rooms with queen beds
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Desk/work area, with lamp
  • Bathroom phone available All handicap accessible rooms have phones in the bathroom.
  • Crib available for a fee
  • Business services, no charge for copies up to 100 pages
  • Private bath
  • Rollaway beds available for a fee

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 4

  • Physically challenged rooms/facilities available Accessible doors and doorways (36-inch passages) Lowered door viewer Lowered hangers and shelf in closet space
  • Bathtub seat available
  • Rails in bathrooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Closed-caption TV
  • Raised toilet with grab bars available
  • Safety bar in shower available
  • Walk-in shower available
  • Extra wide doorways in bathrooms
  • Lowered vanity areas
  • Access ramps
  • Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space
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Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Sioux Falls Ballooning Association
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Sioux Falls Convention Center
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Minnehaha County Courthouse
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Citibank
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Wells Fargo


  • 2.00 mile(s) from Sertoma Butterfly House, you can walk among hundreds of butterflies from around the world
  • 2.00 mile(s) from W.H. Lyons Fairgrounds
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Outdoor Art Gallery, learn about the outdoors and walk around native grasses
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Great Plains Zoo & Delbri
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Great Bear Recreation, skiing, tubing, snowboarding in the winter and hiking and weddings in the summer
  • 3.00 mile(s) from USS South Dakota Battlesh, a replica of the battleship that sailed during WWII
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Wild Water West, largest water slides in the area. They also have batting cages
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Shoto-Teien Japanese Garden
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Falls Park Visitor Center
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Downtown Sioux Falls
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum, public gardens and plant collects. Hiking trails
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Pettigrew Home and Museum
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Cathedral of St. Joseph
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Washington Pavillion
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Strawbale Winery, country setting with local wine, food, and local music
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Old Courthouse Museum


  • 0.10 mile(s) from Fryn' Pan Family Restaurant, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Red Lobster®, full service, seafood, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Old Chicago®, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.10 mile(s) from McDonald's®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Arby's®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Wendy's®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Foleys, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, fine dining
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Cracker Barrel® Old Country Store, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Perkins® Restaurant & Bakery, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Applebee's®, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Ruby Tuesday, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Bennigan's, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Chuck E. Cheese's®, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Chevys Fresh Mex®, bar/lounge, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Granite City Food and Brewery, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Outback Steakhouse®, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Culver's®, ice cream/dessert, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Johnny Carino's®, bar/lounge, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Peking Chinese Restaurant, bar/lounge, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Lone Star Steakhouse®, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Minervas, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, fine dining,


  • 3.00 mile(s) from University of Sioux Falls, 605-331-5000
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Augustana College, 605-274-0770
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Southeast Technical Institute
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Colorado Technical Institute
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Center for Western Studies
  • 8.00 mile(s) from South Dakota School for the Deaf

Nearby Cities

  • 60.00 mile(s) from Brookings
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Vermillion
  • 65.00 mile(s) from Mitchell
  • 85.00 mile(s) from Sioux City, IA
  • 180 mile(s) from Omaha, NE
  • 250 mile(s) from Fargo, ND
  • 270 mile(s) from Minneapolis, MN


  • 1.00 mile(s) from Sioux Empire Fitness, and Sioux Valley Wellness Athletic Clubs
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Keuhn Park, picnic area, tennis courts, swimming pool
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Kuehn Park Golf Course, a great par 30 executive course.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Empire Sports Dome
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Sioux Falls Outdoor Campus
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Thunder Road Family Fun Parks
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Covell Lake
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Elmwood Golf Course, 27 holes
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Prairie Green Golf Course, ranked by Golf Digest as the Best Public Course in South Dakota
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Great Bear Ski Valley and Recreational Park
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Catfish Bay Waterski and Stage Show


  • 0.10 mile(s) from Empire Mall
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Western Mall
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Austads Golf Store, 605-275-2582
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Proud Panda Antique Mall, 605-338-0000


  • Yellow Cab, 605-336-1616
  • Enterprise Car Rental at the airport, 605-338-1322
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Bus Lines and Sioux Falls (bus stop located .25 miles away from motel)
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Joe Foss Field Airport, Go right (south) onto Minnesota Avenue one mile to Russell Street turn right (west) for 2.3 miles get on I-29 south for 4.1 miles to the 41st Street, Exit 77 and turn left for .3 miles. The Best Western Empire Towers will be on the left side.
  • 187 mile(s) from Eppley Airfield, Interstate 29 north to Sioux Falls, Exit 77 then east two miles, then north .50 miles to Shirley Place.
  • 250 mile(s) from Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain Airport, Interstate 35 to Interstate 90, west to Interstate 29, south to exit 77, East .20 miles to Shirley Avenue, north .50 miles to Shirley Place.
  • Free local shuttle from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.