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Cedar Pass Lodge

1.0 of 5 20681 SD Highway 240, Interior, Badlands National Park, SD 57750
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ebensburg, PA
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256 reviews 256 reviews
33 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Cedar Pass Lodge while visiting Badlands National Park. We had a very well-appointed and modern private cabin with a nice front porch for sitting and looking at nature. The cabin had two large beds and everything that you need on a visit to a national park, including parking right at your door. And you are inside... More

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Dallas, TX
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night here in October. The cabins are fairly new and very comfortable. They are clean and have all the main amenities you'd expect including a fridge and cable tv. Temperature control worked well too. Our front porch faced the other cabins but you did still get views of some of the scenery. Location is great directly within... More

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I really enjoyed staying at the Cedar Pass Lodge. The cabin was new, filled with sustainable eco-features, really charming with specially made pine furniture, spotlessly clean, and roomy. The temperature control system was quiet and worked well. Comfortable beds, great shower, loved everything about the place. Picturesque and totally comfortable at same time. Even has Wi-Fi. There is a group... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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105 reviews 105 reviews
16 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We really like the cabins, they smell piney inside and seem nearly new and are spotless. The fridge, microwave in room and coffee maker are all as expected. Wi-fi was good. Recommend you ask for a cabin on the side facing the badlands as they have a back porch. Ours only had a front porch which we enjoyed but it... More

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Springfield, Ohio
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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We only spent on night at Badlands National Park and a glad we stayed here. It's a wonderful location inside the NP, restaurant and gift shop on site. The main visitor center for the NP is right next door. The cabin was very cute and more spacious than I had imagined. We had 1 king bed and 1 queen bed.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The new cabins are very nice and spacious. It is really nice to have a microwave and mini-fridge in the room too. I think cabins 1 - 15 have a back porch while cabins 16 and up have a picnic table. There are picnic tables available for everyone though in the center drive area. We stayed in the end cabin,... More

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We stayed in a duplex cabin which seemed very new. Beautiful vistas from our back porch. The shower was on the small side but doable. We spent 2 nights which allowed us one whole day to see the park. We saw lots of wild life that day. The lodge has a building which houses a gift shop, small grocery section... More

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Newton, New Jersey
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113 reviews 113 reviews
55 hotel reviews
311 helpful votes 311 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Maybe it’s because it’s relatively new. Maybe it’s because it’s well connected (TV, Wi-Fi, etc.). Maybe it’s because it’s clean. Or maybe it’s because the accommodations are spacious. The rooms/cabins may lack historical charm, but damn they were awesome. All I kept saying was, “wow.” Some are single cabins and some are duplex style. I was in a duplex cabin... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We stayed for two nights and loved it. You could not ask for a better location. The rooms are large, clean and well decorated. Each room has a fantastic back porch. The staff is friendly, professional and attentive. If you decide to visit the park, make sure to stay at Cedar Pass. You would not be disappointed.

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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20 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

These are, by far, the best cabins I have ever stayed in at a National Park. By far. This is the first time that I felt that what I paid was close to what the room was worth. At other parks, I paid just as much to stay in way, way less. Keep in mind that I am comparing cabins... More

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Address: 20681 SD Highway 240, Interior, Badlands National Park, SD 57750
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Location: United States > South Dakota > Badlands National Park
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Hotel Class:1 star — Cedar Pass Lodge 1*
Number of rooms: 27
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