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Roosevelt Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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San Clemente, California
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is the place to stay when visiting Mt Rushmore. A quick walk into town and only 2 miles from Mt Rushmore. The room is clean and quiet and the price is very reasonable. Did not have their breakfast in the morning, but many other guests did...Would stay their again..

1Thank jay b
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I stayed here for 3 nights and it worked out great. The microwave and fridge in room was convenient. The main thing I care about with motels is that I can sleep and that worked out great. The balcony was a nice little touch and a good place to hang and drink your morning coffee. The lobby is closed from...

1Thank Adam B
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel is convenient to Mount Rushmore and is certainly competitively priced. The hotel appeared to be clean and I had no complaints about the amenities. The problem comes with the front desk only being manned for certain hours. Our key card failed to open the door and with the front desk being unmanned and and the lobby closed we...

Thank Michael L
Greeley, Colorado
Reviewed 21 September 2016

IF I had not gone through booking.com I would have gotten maybe two discounts plus find out if the mattresses were hard or soft. Hard really hurt, but they are set to remodel/renovate. I do suggest that they change those mattresses! We had a good location that we could walk everywhere except to Rushmore. Found many unhappy people downtown, must...

Thank vic4455
Dean B, Owner at Roosevelt Inn, responded to this review

You make an excellent point. Had you contacted the hotel directly you would have been told that most of our mattresses are rated as medium firm, which is a middle level of firmness most often recommended by manufacturers as the best compromise for hotels. Firmness is rated on a scale of 1-10 with medium firm being as 5, our beds....

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Very happy with this hotel. It was clean and tidy. The rooms are large and there is plenty of parking. Staff are very friendly and are always happy to help. Breakfast was included but was very basic. It's the standard breakfast in the states that all motels/hotels have. Not like Europe. Acceptable though. Very close to Mount Rushmore and a...

1Thank nicholas84
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is an older hotel that needs some updating but was clean and quiet. We stayed three nights and my only complaint was the bathroom was VERY small. We had a king room with a balcony, which was a nice extra. We had no problem with parking or the drive to the back, unlike some other reviews. The staff was...

2Thank Bethtravel64
Woodland, California
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This older hotel now in the off-season. The Roosevelt Inn is in the heart of Keystone, close to the zip line and restaurants. It has a nice front porch for people watching. The fourth floor room layout a little funky with a table and chairs three steps above the rest of the room, and the vanity/sink right next to the...

Thank juanita_v
Springfield, Illinois
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

It's an OK place - needs updating. I thought the room had a bit of a smell and I try to be flexible on budget travel. They do take pets so maybe I was just smelling the pets of others. Parking is a bit tricky - but the staff were very helpful and nice. We got there late and the...

Thank deneenomer
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very easy to find coming from Mt. Rushmore. Didn't have any trouble with parking like some of the other reviews. Was very clean! Could use a little updating but overall was nice. Enjoyed the pizza from the attached restaurant.

Thank Diana R
Defiance, Ohio
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nice hotel, closest to Mt. Rushmore. Very nice room on third floor.Had stairs to a loft with twin beds which we did not not but was cute. Clean. Breakfast was nice, a bit crowded but they did the best with what was available.

Thank PrincessDog065

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A small, family owned and operated, limited-service hotel located in the city limits of Keystone, SD, at the base of Mt. Rushmore National Memorial. Property has a variety of rooms, ranging from small, economy rooms with one queen sized bed to large family suites that can accommodate up to seven persons. Pool operates seasonally (June, July, August). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Roosevelt Inn

Address: 206 Cemetery Road, Keystone, SD 57751 (Formerly Guesthouse Mount Rushmore)
Region: United States > South Dakota > Keystone
Price Range: ₹ 4,072 - ₹ 11,248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Roosevelt Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“The top floor rooms with a loft are great for a family. Front rooms face road but are quiet.”
KenJ734, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“get a room facing Rushmore, not the back.”
vic4455, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The balcony rooms are a nice touch.”
Bethtravel64, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“For best wifi, go to the lower floors.”
32fredc, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“DO NOT park under the balcony to the right of the office/lunch room. Rain will bring some sort of residue on top of your car.”
aspen5, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
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