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580 East Main Street, (for mail): P.O. Box 744 Hill City, Hill City, SD 57745
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Ranked #4 of 9 Hill City B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Excelsior, Minnesota
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125 reviews 125 reviews
35 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a fun place. The decor is non-typical, kind of kitchy. Everything was clean and comfortable. The room has a mini fridge which I wanted. I also like that one can park right in front of your room. They have a bike wash area, which we took advantage of daily since we came by Harley. We also liked the... More

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Fort Lupton, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the Lantern Inn for two nights, and we were quite happy with our stay. As a few have said, this is not the Hilton, but who wants to stay at an overpriced Hilton, when you can stay at a nice family run place like this? The owner was very helpful and accommodating, and we were quite pleased.... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pluses: Clean Room Location, walking distance to town Bed Price, $79 in September Large room Minuses: No hair dryer Low shower (not for tall people) No coffee in room Unknown: TV, we never turned it on Breakfast, we left out early before lobby was open

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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95 reviews 95 reviews
44 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Lantern Inn is your typical small-town motel but very nicely executed. The owner is very involved in the operation and goes out of this way to make sure everything is up to snuff. The rooms are super clean, bedding is exceptionally good, and prices are quite reasonable. There are a couple large chain hotels in Hill City which may... More

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Crown Point, Indiana, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An older Mom and Pop motel...but very comfortable. Very clean and quite. Motel staff was ever friendly and helpful. We stayed 4 nights. Would have liked a coffee marker in our room. However we did know before we booked that there was no coffee in room. If we make another cross country trip to South Dakota we would stay here... More

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Seaside, OR
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43 reviews 43 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was clean and comfortable, and included a reclining chair, desk, mini-fridge and microwave. The bathroom was a little small, but not a big deal. Hotel was a little outdated, but was homey. Everyone was really nice and the inn was right across from the grocery store.

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Selden, New York, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were told that this palce is very friendly to bikers. They really are having a place to wash our motorcyles and most rooms are on the first floor. My lights stopped working nd the owner was right there with some tools. The place was very clean with micro, refridge, kitchen sink. Easy walk to the town of Hill City.... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We had the great pleasure of staying at this wonderful family run inn for 2 nights. The owner and his family were hospitable, kind and helpfull. The rooms were spotless and service great. Within walking distance of everything. Highly recommended.

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Houston, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Friendly, helpful service for anyone looking for very basic lodging close but on outskirts of Hill City. Dated and need of a thorough overhaul. Location for Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Monuments is excellent

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

This was a great Mom and Pop place to stay while in the Black shills. We used Hill City for 3 nights as our center of operations while we spent time touring all the local sites. The motel was clean, convenient, and reasonably priced. The breakfast was lacking and they easily could do better in that area, but otherwise it... More

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Address: 580 East Main Street, (for mail): P.O. Box 744 Hill City, Hill City, SD 57745
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Location: United States > South Dakota > Hill City

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