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    Chief Motel

    120 Mount Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730-1829
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$ 127
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          US$ 127
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          Overview
          • Excellent47%
          • Very good37%
          • Average11%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Breakfast included
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          2.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 306 reviews

          Reviewed 4 November 2016

          Stayed here for 3 nights in September. Nancy the lady on reception was so friendly and very knowledgeable about the area. The room was a good size, the bed was comfortable and the bathroom was clean and modern. We could park right outside our room...More

          Thank calamityjane2016
          Reviewed 22 September 2016

          Room was spotless and spacious, manager very friendly and helpful and the map/insights he provided on the Blackhills proved invaluable - the route he recommended to drive towards Deadwood was phenomenal. Check in was smooth, check-out was as easy as dropping a key. The beds...More

          Thank w1000
          Reviewed 20 September 2016

          Pros - good price for clean, spacious rooms, great AC, nice indoor pool/hot tub/sauna, good wifi, comfy beds. Good location, walking distance to everything in town, and easy drive to Mt Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Custer State Park. Cons - weak shower, no room phone,...More

          Thank riverpark10
          Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

          We have stayed at the Chief in Custer at least three times when visiting the Black Hills area. The owners are so friendly & welcoming and the property is well maintained and charming & cozy. So many shops and restaurants are easy walking distance from...More

          Thank Cheryl5353
          Reviewed 18 September 2016

          Clean and comfortable. Owners are very nice and helpful. Stayed four (4) nights and it was perfect for exploring the area, Would recommend it and would stay again. Only issue was some guests have no clue how to do things quietly.

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          Rocket Motel
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Restaurant
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Hot Tub
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 94 - US$ 154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #5 Romantic Hotel in Custer
          • #7 Family Hotel in Custer
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 33
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          • Custer
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          Bill D
          How about pets? I dont see anything about allowing them.
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          kami19
          Do the rooms have a mini fridge or microwave? What about hairdryer?
          7 June 2016|
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          Response from Steve V | Reviewed this property |
          Yes as I understand it most or all of the rooms have a mini fridge and microwave(ours did). The office does have one or more hair dryers to loan the customer (ask Nancy the owner for one), but there are none in the room. I... More
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