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580 East Main Street, (for mail): P.O. Box 744 Hill City, Hill City, SD 57745
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Lantern Inn
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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Selden, New York, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

The Lantern in was like being at home, but better, since we were having fun on the road. The owners could not have been more accomodating and gracious. We cooked out on the grill by the pool two evenings and totally enjoyed ourselves. The pool is small but perfect. The rooms are not luxurious by Hilton standards but very clean... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Thanks to previous reviews,we chose the Lantern Inn. The room is clean, comfortable, with mini fidge, & microwave. The location was great for visiting Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial and Custer National Park. We spent 2 relaxing nights here. Krull's Supermarket directly across the street makes picking up snacks very convenient. I would definitely stay again. Thanks Drew.

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New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Returned from a trip to South Dakota to view Mount Rushmore and area sights in September 2013. This was a great location, clean, friendly and very reasonably priced. There is a wonderful train museum and train ride just down the street. Even better is a supermarket directly across the street! The room is equipped with a mini fridge, which made... More

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

This is a great place to know about. The new owner, Drew, is a young man who takes care of the place well and has a good staff that keep it clean. Comfortable room, clean and quiet. Breakfast is good to excellent, hot tub is clean and functional, close to destinations in the Black Hills. Would definitely stay there again.... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

For what we were looking for on our bike trip and the price, the Lantern Inn in Hill City was a great place to stay. Our room was quaint and clean. The bed was comfortable. Even though it's located right next to the highway, the atmosphere was quiet and secluded. The hot tub was great after a long day of... More

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Corinth, Mississippi
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We stayed there for 3 nights in July, 2013. Drew could not have been any nicer, he even helped my nephew string his fishing pole. The room was spacious enough for our family of 5 and all our stuff. The hotel is located within easy driving distance of Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Jewel Cave, Wind Cave, and Rapid City. And... 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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