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    State Game Lodge

    13389 US Highway 16a, Custer, SD 57730-8351
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent39%
          • Very good34%
          • Average17%
          • Poor7%
          • Terrible3%
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          “game lodge” (42 reviews)
          “bison” (40 reviews)
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Kitchenette
          Pets Allowed
          Wheelchair Access
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          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Bavarian Inn, Black Hills
          459 reviews
          #3 of 17 hotels in Custer
           
          Holiday Inn Express Custer
          520 reviews
          #1 of 17 hotels in Custer
           
          K Bar S Lodge
          857 reviews
          #1 of 14 hotels in Keystone
           
          Gold Camp Cabins
          30 reviews
          #14 of 17 hotels in Custer
           
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          Reviewed 30 June 2015

          Ten of us spent five nights at the State Game Lodge: six in cabins, two in the motel, and two in the campground. My husband and I were in Cabin 8, small but right on the creek, while the others were in Cabin 2 and...More

          1  Thank mamajo44
          Reviewed 29 June 2015

          Custer State Park in South Dakota is a real gem. The Game Lodge is a great place to stay while visiting the neighboring National Parks: Wind Caves, Badlands, and Mt. Rushmore. We stayed in a nice small cabin by the creek and slept hearing the...More

          1  Thank Vivi486
          Reviewed 26 June 2015

          Stayed two nights here as on a coach tour. Main lodge area is lovely with good dining and bar facilities. Dinner and breakfast meals were good and staff friendly and helpful. Rooms were situated just outside main part of lodge, and clean and comfortable with...More

          Thank TAUPOKIWIS
          Reviewed 26 June 2015

          We didn't stay in the hotel, but stopped to check it out during our tour of Custer State Park. It was a beautiful, grand lobby. Clean, modern lobby bathrooms. We watched an artist painting and browsed the gift shop. Beware the crotchety old man working...More

          Thank Laurie B
          Reviewed 25 June 2015

          The Game Lodge is an impressive building built in the 1920's and has been host to 2 presidents. Everything about the Lodge is elegant. My room was furnished in traditional style with antique furniture and a large traditional bed.The room was spacious with lovely furnishings,...More

          Thank UKtourist053
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          #1 of 17 hotels in Custer
           
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          30 reviews
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          About
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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free Internet
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          • Free Parking
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          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
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          • Restaurant
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 101
          • Location
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          • South Dakota >
          • Custer
          • Also Known As
          • State Game Hotel Custer ,
          • State Game Resort
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          Traveller (186)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          laurull
          Do the Creekside rooms have air conditioning?
          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.
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          babyred808
          3 travelers, sept 2917. this looks convenient for mt rushmore, custer, what about the badlands and wall drug, deadwood are these within within a doable driving distance. Needles hwy. love the wildlife, probably no hiking, unless short/easy. will start in portland and drive to mt rushmore and site see on way back. any suggestions, things we can't miss??
          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
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          Kathi P
          Does the small sleeping cabin ha air-conditioning?
          1 August 2016|
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          Response from jennifer d | Reviewed this property |
          Yes !
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          Room Tips
          "Motel rooms are better"
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          "West wing rooms have a nice view, some might have better view to see bison like in the mornings & at..."
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          "Book earlier if planning to stay or just drop in for food and beverage"
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          "WiFi fix? Head east 1/2 mile to the motel piece of the property - comfy lobby with fireplace and easy chairs."
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