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High Country Guest Ranch

12138 Ray Smith Drive, Hill City, SD 57745
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Ranked #8 of 11 Hotels in Hill City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is just my review for the trail rides as I didn't book rooms to stay at the ranch. I was all excited about getting to ride a horse for the first time. The website made it sound appealing as you would get to experience the beauty of the Black Hills National Forest. Amy, I believe her name was, was... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this hotel thinking that it would be fun to stay in the country versus a chain hotel for a family vacation to SD. We stayed in a cowboy cabin. The cabin was fine. Small and no amenities (we brought our own linens) but it worked. The pool was ok. I cleaned/skimmed it each time we swam...it needed a... More

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San Dimas, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being members of a popular hotel chain, normally we choose one of their hotels, but none were in the area. I prefer a sleek and modern style and almost made that choice, but soooo glad I didn't this time. We were on a 6500 mile road trip between California and the East Coast. This was on our return home and... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Guest Ranch for two nights because we had reservations to go to the Circle B Chuckwagon Show and Brule Show. Location was great and easy to find. When we got there, our "Native American" cabin wasn't perfect, but staff was helpful and cleaned up what we had noticed was dirty. We had booked the chuckwagon dinner... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

40 y/o father/husband: This place was just wonderful! We stayed in a camping cottage, which was a good value and easy to swing, as we had camping stuff in the car. The space was comfortable and well-maintained and in a beautiful setting. Staff were very friendly, and I really appreciated the stated mission of reconciliation between native and white culture.... More

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Ottumwa, Iowa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here out of desperation. We hadn't really decided what to do that day, and then we were trying to figure out where to stay. I had no phone reception and we were there for the Circle B Chuckwagon Show. On a whim, I decided to see if they had anything available. They did, so we booked it. It... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently spent 5 days and 6 nights in one of the Native American cabins at High Country Guest Ranch which is in a great location to all the sites and attractions that we wanted to visit in SD. However, there are a few concerns/complaints. First of all one has to remember that it is a CABIN on a RANCH.... More

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Fishers, Indiana
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

After our 5 day stay here at High country Guest Ranch we will not be coming back nor will we recommend it to anyone. This is more of a working Ranch where we do all of the work. From cleaning our own rooms with the vacuum left in each room to bagging collecting our trash to set aside in our... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

just returned from a stay at high country guest ranch. we stayed in the 4 bedroom saddle ridge. was a very nice property. Great location, very clean, hot tub, fire pit and gas grill, full kitchen all in great condition.only suggestion would be to provide kleenex in bathrooms and provide more trash facilities. for a cabin that holds 10 people,... More

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Denver, Colorado
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed in the Trailside Cabin over a course of four nights. Overall, I would describe the cabin as adequate, but not luxurious or "nice" in any way. We enjoyed our stay. Pros: -The fire ring was nice to have an evening camp fire. You can get firewood at the front entrance for 10 pieces for $5. -It was clean... More

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Address: 12138 Ray Smith Drive, Hill City, SD 57745
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Location: United States > South Dakota > Hill City
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