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atlanta, ga
Reviewed 4 July 2015

This is a family owned and operated hotel. I loved it! The owner was friendly and welcoming. The room was big and clean. Maybe not a luxury property, but it was a delight. I would go back there, and I wish we had spent more time in the area.

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Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

The room was fairly clean, but NOT worth the price or the view. This motel is way overpriced compared to other places in the area. Outdated and old furnishings (i.e. tacky). The shower was really tiny and uncomfortable even for smaller to average persons.

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

Although Trip Advisor feedback can be useful, we feel these comments could benefit from more insight. We regret that the view out the window was of a large trailer and some trash, neither of which was part of the hotel. The trash container apparently belonged to another guest who later removed it. That said, the room this guest occupied is...

Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

Comfortable and clean. Reasonably priced. We prefer hotels with history and caracter that are family owned. Nice balcony to enjoy the sunset, centrally located and easy to walk both down town or to the mall toward Rushmore. Continental breakfast is a nice touch. Staff is friendly and concerned. Loved the home like feel of the place.

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Dubuque, Iowa
Reviewed 20 June 2015

This property is very old. In fact I didn't sleep well thinking about bad tings that could happen with an old building. The shower was tiny and in need of repair. The air conditioning didn't work and parking is awful. The only positive thing to say is the two people I interacted with on the staff were both very nice...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Was very happy with this choice for a hotel in Keystone. Location was great for the small town. Extremely close to Mt Rushmore and within driving distance to other attractions in the area. Hotel was older but clean. Breakfast was subpar but acceptable.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Last August I made the move from AZ to WI, and SD was a huge stop for me on our road trip, as I've always loved Keystone since I was a kid. The Roosevelt took us last minute and was the cheapest of the nicer hotels there. The restaurant attached, was also amazing!!! They do have a smaller pool, which...

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Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 17 June 2015

The couple that own the Inn were great to deal with and talk to. The rooms were very clean and the free breakfast was great too. The over all stay was awesome and we'll plan on staying there again next time we go north.

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Illinois
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Older building. Staff was more than helpful. Bathroom was small and the sink took forever to drain. Could use some major repairs. Wifi was slow. Not much more I can say about this property. Pizza restaurant attached was OK.

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Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Good location, but that's about it. The pool is smaller than most backyard pools. Staff wasn't too friendly. Continental breakfast was a joke, even our kids were less than impressed. The vending machine was empty. Whirlpool came from someone's house. Cheap but not worth the stop unless you only want a bed to sleep on.

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Clear Lake, Iowa
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Reserved 2 rooms on 3/22/15. Asked for adjoining or next door. E mailed that would be done. Got there and the rooms were on opposite sides of the hall and one was 300 the other 305. Parking was on a steep small lot in back or across street or 5-6 places in front. If you had to park in back...

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

Although we regret that the Roosevelt Inn failed to meet your expectations, the points you make are well taken. As others have noted (and with which we agree) Internet service leaves much to be desired. We would only note that all properties in Keystone have the same issues because the entire town is serviced by only one antiquated trunk line....

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • 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 & Hot Tub operate seasonally (June, July, August). Airport transfers available at a nominal charge. ... 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: ₹ 4,694 - ₹ 10,756 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Roosevelt Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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“The top floor rooms with a loft are great for a family. Front rooms face road but are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles KenJ734, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“get a room facing Rushmore, not the back.”
 of 5 bubbles vic4455, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The balcony rooms are a nice touch.”
 of 5 bubbles Bethtravel64, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“For best wifi, go to the lower floors.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles aspen5, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
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