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Lazy "U" Motel

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2215 Mt. Rushmore Road, Rapid City, SD 57701
Lazy "U" Motel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Manassas Park, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The owners are super nice and friendly (they never sounded aggravated on the several phone calls we made before our visit). Even with the construction on the street in front, we would definitely stay here again. Rooms were super clean and the beds were very comfortable. Bathroom was spotless. Quiet and there was no issue with parking. WiFi was good.... More 

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IL.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I like to stay at the mom and pop type motels when possible .After searching Tripadvisor for our trip to the Black Hills area and all it's attractions, we decided on The Lazy U based on the reviews. What a find ! Some of the best prices for Rapid City motels. Great rooms ! No, they are... More 

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Cindy B, Owner at Lazy "U" Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We have always had the cake donuts in the morning at the Lazy U and this year decided on the prepackaged so folks had a variety of choices. It seems to be a big hit. Thanks again. Cindy More 

5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some friends and I spent 4 nights in Rapid City while on a motorcycle tour. What a great little place to stay! The rooms were neat and clean with everything you need for a comfortable stay. The owners here are wonderful, friendly and if you need anything they are right there to help! Trips are all about the friends and... More 

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Cindy B, Owner at Lazy "U" Motel, responded to this review

Hey Jeff, thanks for your review. It makes all our effort worthwhile. Being a former biker, Verlyn knows all the roads around the Hills to make a visit on bikes more interesting. Glad you had a nice stay. Cindy More 

Effingham, Illinois
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We reserved a 1 queen and expected the room to be small and it was, however, it was arranged to maximize the space available. The bed was comfortable and the room quiet. Located on the road to Mt Rushmore and just a short drive to get there. We were very satisfied with our accommodations.

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Cindy B, Owner at Lazy "U" Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Cindy More 

Columbia, Missouri
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 9 was travelling from Missouri to Montana and stayed at this motel. They put us in the duplex unit with a room upstairs and one downstairs. Each room had a full kitchenette and bathroom. The lady that checked us in was the same one planting flowers later than evening and the same one cleaning the rooms the... More 

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Cindy B, Owner at Lazy "U" Motel, responded to this review

I have to be honest, I do clean rooms, but rarely because we have a great cleaning staff, but may have been inspecting the next day. I had a lady from Montana who also owns a little motel helping us get those plants in. I don't think they would have been planted as quickly otherwise :) We love the duplex... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Altho it is small, this older motel on Rushmore Rd is a great choice. GREAT mattress, good pillows, plenty of soft towels, a big TV, and possibly the cleanest room we have ever stayed in. Nice staff and free coffee and pastries in the am. We will use it yearly now.

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Cindy B, Owner at Lazy "U" Motel, responded to this review

The Lazy U was a diamond in the rough when we first found it 14 years ago. It's reviews like your that keep us going. Thanks, Cindy More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this based on the reviews here and I'm glad I did. This is a family owned motel and they are make certain the rooms are clean and neat. The in-room fridge was a little larger than normal and that was nice also. If you want a luxury hotel, go elsewhere. If you want clean, quiet comfy rooms, stay... More 

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Cindy B, Owner at Lazy "U" Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for you kind words. We found our niche when we bought the Lazy U. Clean affordable rooms that are comfortable for our guests. I am glad it worked for you. Cindy More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for a couple of nights while solo touring Mt Rushmore & the Black Hills. This is a good place if you're cost-conscious--as other reviewers mention, rates are quite a bit lower than most other places in Rapid CIty, it's quiet and has microwave & fridge. My room was kind of cramped and dark, had enough room for... More 

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Cindy B, Owner at Lazy "U" Motel, responded to this review

Leonard, I hope you come back when the construction is completed. All the high line wires will be under ground, the road lanes and sidewalks will be smooth and wider. It will be so beautiful and safer for our guests when they add traffic lights at Flormann, which is the street connecting to our back entrance. Construction was two weeks... More 

Zimmerman, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a place to stay in Rapid City for our visit to see the sites. I booked our stay at the Lazy U for a three nights based on TripAdvisor reviews my wife found for the area, and they were pretty accurate. It was one of their rooms with a single queen bed. These rooms are smaller... More 

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Cindy B, Owner at Lazy "U" Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate your taking the time to write about the Lazy U. The newer section has an outside vanity in the bathroom, but the vintage section has the sink in with the toilet and tub/shower. It can make for a cozy bath experience sometimes. I will remind Verlyn there is still a shower to raise. He's added an extension to... More 

McPherson, Kansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked our two night stay at the Lazy U based on TripAdvisor reviews, and they were pretty accurate. This is a very basic older motel...no pool, waterslide, workout room, amazing view, or breakfast buffet...but what you do get it a clean, quiet room with pastries in the morning for a reasonable price. The room did have a mini fridge... More 

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Cindy B, Owner at Lazy "U" Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Trevor. Hope to see you again in the future. Cindy More 

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