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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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Wantagh, New York
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17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at this motel two separate times in my week visit to South Dakota with my family. This motel is family owned and operated. I was told the owners bought the motel 14 years ago. I didn't know this lovely property existed until I went to a bazaar in my community. I took a picture of a vintage postcard.... More 

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Mason City, Iowa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just a nice motel. We stayed there on our way out to Montana and again on the return trip. Clean, comfortable rooms. Clean bathrooms with a good shower. The owners/managers are on-site and are very friendly and helpful. If you're looking for a place to park your head on a pillow in Rapid City, you can't go wrong with the... More 

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Iowa
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38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I recently spent 2 nights at the Lazy U. I had stayed several years ago with my family, so I knew It would be quite adequate for my needs. What I didn't remember was how clean it was! I had a small (just me) corner room with a great parking spot. Fridge, microwave, large flat screen TV, table, 2 chairs... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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63 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stay at the Lazy U Motel because our friends had stayed there before. We went up for the 75th Sturgis Rally (the week before the crazy). The people who run the Lazy U are very, very nice and so was the staff. They really like Bikers! When we arrived, they served coffee and juice in the lobby. The room... More 

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

I am so glad you had a good time during the Rally. Some of our guests started staying with us when we first bought the motel 14 years ago and are now old friends. We hope to see you again. More 

Waskish, Minnesota
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lazy U does not have marble counter tops in the bathrooms, fancy multi-head showers or even an oversized lobby with gold trim and rude help...but we survived. :) The Lazy U is a family owned ma and pa operation and it is perfect for the real people traveling this world. Friendly staff, warm cozy feel and just what a... More 

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

The penthouse is always a great room to stay in, even though it's our only room with stairs. Glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

Manassas Park, Virginia
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48 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

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

Thanks for your kind words. It has been a good Summer and we can't believe it is almost over. We hope to see you again. More 

IL.
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34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

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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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

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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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

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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