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Buffalo Rock Lodge

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Valdosta, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 29 September 2014

...we had very high expectations!!!! What a wonderful place. The lodge is gorgeous and quite comfortable. We stayed in the Peter Norbeck Bedroom downstairs and never went upstairs where there was a communal TV and pool table along with two additional bedrooms. We enjoyed the comfortable living area along with the deck overlooking (at a distance) Mt. Rushmore outside our...

Thank Ken S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 12 September 2014

We pulled in late but Marilyn left the light on for us, and every though everyone had gone to bed, we easily found our way to our clean, cozy room and made ourselves right at home. The breakfasts were great and dessert every night was an added bonus. The location is terrific - you're close to things but it still...

Thank Hilary G
Maumelle, Arkansas
Reviewed 4 September 2014

Marilyn was an exceptional hostess. Her history in the area and her obvious knowledge and love of the land are extremely obvious. She delighted us with her stories and her help in planning our days, providing maps and directions were an added bonus that we'd never find anywhere else. The lodge has a very unique beauty, and is something of...

Thank Rick G
Reviewed 12 August 2014

My husband and I and our three kids stayed at Buffalo Rock for three nights on our trip to the Black Hills. The lodge is beautiful and located amid all the major attractions, but not in the touristy part of Keystone. It is quiet and secluded, and made us feel as though we lived in the Black Hills. This area...

Thank Mjhags
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 30 July 2014

This is a beautiful three bedroom log cabin B&B nicely situated off Iron Mountain Road and has an evening view of Mt Rushmore from the deck (sort of, it is a long way away, but lit up in the evening, and the host, Marilyn, has a telescope and binoculars available). Marilyn has a couple indoor dogs and cats, and even...

2Thank HappyOnez
Streamwood, Illinois
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Everything about this B&B was wonderful. One of the best B&B's we've been to. The Lodge, a log cabin home, is situated on Playhouse Road a few miles outside Keystone in the heart of the Black Hills and about 3 miles from Mount Rushmore as the crow flies. We enjoyed dessert at 9:00 PM on the veranda while visiting with...

Thank LotusExplorerTravel
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights during a visit to Mt Rushmore. Marilyn was a wonderful host, very knowledgeable about the area and provided very helpful driving directions for the Black Hills. Our room was very clean and loved the decorations and little touches all around the room and the lodge. The deck off the back has a view of Mt...

1Thank kayemzee
Hadlyme CT
Reviewed 12 November 2013

Stayed for two nights and found the Buffalo Rock Lodge a great B&B. Marilyn & Art are wonderful hosts. They are just attentive enough to make sure everything is OK, but not overbearing. The rooms are clean, spacious and nicely decorated. The breakfasts are are exactly the hardy spread one would expect in the American West. What's more, Marilyn is...

1Thank HSTyler
Jeannette, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 October 2013

I stayed for three nights recently and could not have asked for anything better. The rooms were huge and the bed comfortable. The Lodge had so may things to look at around the place and plenty of area for relaxing. Whether it is in front of the fireplace downstairs or upstairs with the pool table and tv. There is a...

1Thank Billpa
Reviewed 14 September 2013

Buffalo Rock Lodge B&B is difficult to find, but well worth the trouble. Art and Marilyn Oakes own this beautiful log home and act as host and hostess. The three guest rooms are enormous and beautifully appointed down to the last detail to provide every possible guest comfort. There is even a power strip in each room for recharging electronics....

2Thank DEngelJ

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Buffalo Rock Lodge

Address: 24524 Playhouse Rd, Keystone, SD 57751-6654
Region: United States > South Dakota > Keystone
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Buffalo Rock Hotel Keystone
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“Request the room that has both a shower & jacuzzi tub!”
Hoshawa, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all views are great”
567kareenm, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are only 3 guest rooms, so book early, if possible.”
EPFP, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Norbeck room is on the 1st floor, so choose a room on the 2nd floor if you are a light sleeper (creaky floor boards).”
lorit881, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs' room has a great view and a whirlpool tub.”
kathyhQ6110UY, 2 Dec 2015 | Read review
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