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About Us


The Sandhills Guest House Motel opened it's doors on March 3rd, 2006 as Atkinson's newest independently owned lodging facility.  It boasts 20 spacious interior units; all 100% smoke-free. 


After 18+ years, customer satisfaction remains our #1 priority at the Sandhills Guest House. 

With competitive rates and the cleanest rooms, we strive to meet all of your lodging needs.

Cleanest Rooms ~ Guaranteed!

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Kayak Travel Award Winner
  • In 2008, the SGH was approved as a AAA Diamond Rated Motel & is featured in AAA publications and on

  • In 2009, the SGH was recognized by for its dedication to maintaining a 100% Smoke-Free Facility and its commitment to improving indoor air quality.

  • In April, 2010, the SGH became a Certified Member of Greener Byways of Nebraska by demonstrating environmentally friendly standards and practices. 

  • In April of 2013, the SGH was accepted as a Bronze level GreenLeader, into the TripAdvisor GreenLeaders program.

  • In October of 2013 our staff member, Linda Anson, was awarded the Certificate for Exceptional Frontline Customer Service by the Nebraska Tourism Commission.

  • In January of 2014 our General Manager, Pam Winer was awarded the Above & Beyond award for her involvement & service with the Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce.

  • In April of 2014, the SGH was accepted as a Silver level GreenLeader in the TripAdvisor GreenLeaders Program.

  • In 2014 the SGH was presented with an Award Of Excellence from for having a review score of 9.0/10 as honored by our guests.

  • April 2015, SGH was honored by TripAdvisor as a Silver level GreenLeader.

  • December 2015, the SGH was presented with an Award Of Excellence (as honored by our guests) through for having a review score of 9.1/10. 

  • December 2016, the SGH was presented with an Award Of Excellence through for having a review score of 9.2/10.  

  • In January of 2017 an expansion project of four additional guest rooms was started. New rooms were completed and opened in May, 2017. 

  • December 2017, the SGH was presented with an Award Of Excellence through for having a review score of 9.2/10.

  • October 2018, the SGH was awarded a RECOGNITION OF EXCELLENCE by HotelsCombined. 

  • December 2018, the SGH was presented an Award of Excellence for maintaining our 9.2/10 review score.

  • 2021 Named a State Top 5 Accomodation in Nebr. by TravelMyth

  • April 2021 bestowed the SGH with the "Loved By Guests" Award. 

  • December 2021 was named Nebraska's Best Value Motel by MSN News

  • 2022 RECOGNITION OF EXCELLENCE /Hotels Combined

  • 2022 Kayak Travel Award

  • 2022 Named a State TOP 10 Accomodation in Nebraska by TravelMyth

  • 2022 TM featured business in the following categories: Parking, WiFi, & Accessibility.  

  • 2023 Named a TOP 3 Small Accomodation in in Nebraska by TravelMyth and featured in both Parking and Accessible (ADA) categories. 

  • 2024 Chosen as a featured stop in the Nebraska Passport Program.

Top 3 small properties in Nebraska
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