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    State Game Lodge

    13389 US Highway 16a, Custer, SD 57730-8351
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    • Excellent38%
    • Very good34%
    • Average17%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible4%
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 4 September 2017

    The downstairs area of the lodge is great - really atmospheric. It's also got a fabulous restaurant - we had a lovely dinner there and a great breakfast the next morning. We chose a 'hotel' room in an annexe to the main lodge. It had...More

    Thank rosiefromlondon
    Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

    Though the lodge itself is wonderful, I found the room disappointing and over priced. I chose to stay in the Eisenhower room. For pics I saw online, it looked lovely. But it truth it's was disappointing. The furnishings were a mishmash of odds and ends,...More

    Thank Bobbi48128
    Reviewed 30 August 2017

    Driving through Custer State Park and the Wildlife Loop we came across the State Game Lodge. It was a very attractive structure in the middle of the park so we decided to stop in and have some refreshments. We found it to be quite an...More

    1  Thank noraden
    Reviewed 29 August 2017

    The first room we were given was awful! Two queens, very little walking space, one bed right up to the front window, sink, which was in the bedroom was so low you'd have to kneel to brush your teeth. We were switched to a nicer...More

    Thank BethofFlorida
    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    We stayed at 2 lodges at Custer State Park. State Game is a rustic Old Lodge and the nicest of the two. The cabins are spartan but clean. Would have preferred the main Lodge but it was booked. The dinners in the main dining room...More

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    9 March 2017|
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    Response from Jeff J | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, this is the newer property just to the east. Doesn't connect to the original lodge.
    27 January 2017|
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    Response from MHBSoDak | Reviewed this property |
    Custer is about 45 minutes from Rapid City. It is very easy to see Mount Rushmore, the needles, Crazyhorse in one day. Definitely do the wildlife loop! I know the cost is high but the jeep tour is fabulous!! In terms of the... More
    Kathi P
    1 August 2016|
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    Response from jennifer d | Reviewed this property |
    Yes !
    Room Tips
    "TCall to make your reservation. The Creekside Lodge (2 minute walk) is new. Also if booking a cabin book a..."
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    "Rooms were a bit on the small size but we didn't stay in the rooms much. Pick a room in the newer..."
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    "Make sure you can cancel ahead of time if needed"
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    "We were in the lower (newer) lodge about a 5 minute walk from main house. It was quiet and very comfortable."
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