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Springfield, Missouri
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Reviewed 26 September 2014

We loved the location as it gave us a variety of directions to choose to explore. The food at the lodge was amazing. The staff very friendly and helpful. There is so much to do in the area that a helpful hint from locals comes in handy. Loved every minute and would stay again in a heartbeat. Also, the lodge... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2014 via mobile

Stayed one night in the Creekside Lodge. Everything is fresh and clean. Only drawback was having to walk far in the dark to the other building for meals. The breakfast buffet was yummy. The dinner was bland. It was raining so they let us keep our bicycles in our room - very nice!

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Wisconsin
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Reviewed 19 September 2014

Staying in a creek side cabin at State Game Lodge was the centerpiece of our week long stay in the Black Hills area. The historic buildings and main lodge are filled with information and artifacts. Walking through the halls and public areas brought out the feeling of presidential grandeur. President Calvin Coolidge vacationed here and left his mark. Surrounded by... More 

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 19 September 2014

If you are looking for lodging with a great location and a lot of history, try the State Game Lodge in Custer State Park, Custer, SD. The Restaurant is a delight offering a buffet breakfast or menu choice, buffet lunch and also menu choices and a variety of gourmet delights for dinner. A lot of history goes along with your... More 

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Okemos, Michigan
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Reviewed 16 September 2014

We had reserved a patio room in the newer lodge a month before we traveled to Custer State Park. Instead , we were first given a room looking out over the parking lot. After a bit of discussion , we were finally given the type of room we had requested. We were congenial in our approach knowing that works best.... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 13 September 2014

My wife and I like to stay inside of a park when we visit parks and we do not camp. This trip we are traveling with our Bernese Mountain Dog. The place is a throwback. The lodge is historic, and staying there gave us a very different feel than staying in one of the nearby towns. The grounds near the... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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Reviewed 7 September 2014

The accomodations in the motel part of the State Game Lodge are OK - I'm sure rooms in the lodge itself or the Creekside Inn are quite a bit nicer. It is certainly adequate for a stay right in the park. We had a small fridge and a TV in the room, and despite what another reviewer said we were... More 

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Lelystad, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 September 2014

The standard rooms are average but they off all you need for a good night's sleep and they are clean. There is no wifi in the rooms, only in the main lodge. The main lodge is impressive and you can't beat the location in the heart of Custer State Park. Sitting on the deck you can see wildlife passing by... More 

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Elmer NJ
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Reviewed 2 September 2014

We stayed here with our Insight Vacations Tour of the National Parks. The Creekside Inn room was a few hundred yards down the driveway from the older original building. What a beautiful room! We overlooked the creek out back, had a suite type room with a couch, microwave and refrigerator. Beds were comfortable, and room was clean. The bar and... More 

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Eaton Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

This is not a AAA 4-Star resort. This is a delightful step back into the past at the time of President Coolidge. The full service property is fully equipped for your needs and is clean. The food was good and the bar, fun. The surrounding area, that's why you are here, is beautiful. Also offered on site was a chuck... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Located in Custer State Park, this family accommodation once served as housing for the state's game keepers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about State Game Lodge

Address: 13389 Us Highway 16A, Custer, SD 57730
Region: United States > South Dakota > Custer
Price Range: ₹ 15,389 - ₹ 15,731 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — State Game Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 101
Also Known As:
State Game Hotel Custer
State Game Resort
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“Creekside rooms are large and spacious”
 of 5 bubbles paripatetic, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“You will be happy in whatever room you stay in.”
 of 5 bubbles bobbyfdny, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the renovated rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Lap45, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay there”
 of 5 bubbles julaineonken, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Not all rooms have balconies so if this important you'll need to check.”
 of 5 bubbles Wintermoons, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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