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M Star Rapid City

2.0 of 5
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2401 Mount Rushmore Rd., Rapid City, SD 57701 (Formerly Budget Host Inn)
M Star Rapid City
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Ranked #40 of 53 Hotels in Rapid City
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My son recently stayed at the M Star for several nights. The front office was friendly and helpful. The room was clean and ample. Air conditioning worked perfectly on a hot day (and night). Big TV. Very clean room. Close to restaurants and park. The entire M Star felt safe, clean and comfortable. Price is fair, reasonable. I would recommend... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Supposedly a family friendly place to stay but the happiest families are the families of bed bugs that you will have a chance of hanging out with. The nastiest experience I had was watching a housekeeper pop one that was fool of blood. The scary thing is that there was almost always "occupied" rooms. Rooms sitting for over a week... More 

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The hotel is working on modernizing the facilities, but they have more work to do. The bathrooms were very dated and the bathroom fan sounded liked a helicopter. I did mention my dissatisfaction upon checkout, and the clerk did say that they were replacing all bathroom fans soon. My other complaint was having to use a step stool to adjust... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

Clean room and friendly people at the front desk. Getting into the parking lot was a little confusing because of construction, but not the hotel's fault. Overall great stay and would definitely book this place again if I'm in the area!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Honestly, I was expecting a little more given the ratings. I was thinking it was going to be on par with a Super8... very basic but clean and maintained. That's not what it is. Its old, needs a good cleaning and paint job (and some new furniture) just to bring it up to 'basic'. Alas, it was inexpensive and the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The beds were comfortable and the staff nice, but we had several problems in our room. AC unit was missing dial to adjust it, deadbolt didn't work, sink leaked, and there were loose tiles in the bathroom. For the price though, it wasn't too bad.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We stayed here 2 nights. Was surprised to find a clean and comfy bed considering some of the reviews. Kudos to them for trying to update a bit. We had a king bed and our room was very spacious. Lots more channels on the tv than most places we have stayed. Breakfast was pretty decent with fresh fruit, yogurt, juice,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We came on a Thursday and stayed one night. It was not impressive. The parking lot was full of potholes and was dirty with trash and cigarette butts. The room was clean but very cramped. There was a tiny sheer curtain on the window. Right outside there was a giant light shining directly into the window. We had to hang... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Looks old on the outside but is a great deal considering the price of hotels in the area. Clean rooms with microwave and fridge. Would stay here again. Outlets in room need replaced. A light breakfast is served but not until 7 a.m. office closes from 11 pm til 7 am.

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