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Lazy "U" Motel

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2215 Mt. Rushmore Road, Rapid City, SD 57701
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

The Lazy U is a great little place to stay. I checked in last night and though I read the reviews it's not what I expected. It's clean, quite, and very friendly I'm here for six weeks and I think I'm going to enjoy my stay.

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

We appreciate you staying with us and that your first impression was so positive. More 

Cibolo, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

A small, but clean motel, well located. It gave us everything we needed: bed, bath, microwave, TV, fridge, Wi-Fi. Loved the designated parking space in front of the room. Cindy and Verlyn were always helpful with restaurant suggestions and other questions we had about the area. They were also fun to visit with about "the truck" and other impromptu subjects... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the Lazy U. We appreciate your kind words and very much enjoyed your visit here too. More 

Spanaway, Washington
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at the Lazy "U" motel. The owners are experts in hospitality. Its conveniently located on US 16 on the way to Mt Rushmore and other attractions. Our room included a good sized Fridge, microwave, large flat screen HD TV with HD service, Free WIFI with excellent signal, a good sized table with 2 chairs and... More 

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

Wow, what a great review of our little motel! After 14 years in this business we are still still inspired by words such as yours. Glad you enjoyed your stay. We love the Black Hills and are happy when our guests get a good nights sleep so they can get out there and enjoy them. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Lazy U is the perfect spot in Rapid City - it's close to downtown and all the 'hot spots' to visit while there. The rooms are cozy (not too big, not too small), clean, quiet with good beds. Shower is strong and hot! For an extra bonus, they provide a pay washer and dryer - really helpful when on a... More 

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

Thanks for your kind words and all the health tips while you were here. The lemonade and ice water was new this year. Glad you liked it :) Cindy More 

Gillette, Wyoming
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50 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Cute and cozy. We stayed for 3 weeks. Each week we had a different room. One had low water pressure when showering, one had a toilet that ran all the time, just make sure to mess with the handle cured the problem. The final room was next to the guest laundry room and below the owners apartment... Noisey and busy... More 

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

Thank you for your well thought out review. Just in case you decide to stay with us a 4th time I wanted to remind you that we don't mind being told when there are problems in our rooms, especially running toilets. When we did hear about it, it required a whole new mechanism in the back of the toilet. There... More 

Collinsville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Spent 3 days at motel, owners were great, room very clean we were upgraded to a kitchen unit which was very spacious. I am sure they will be glad when roadwork is done. Close to downtown and Mt. Rushmore sites. Restaurants within walking distance. Will definitely recommend to anyone going to rapid city

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

Thanks for the kind words Kim. We will be happy to have the construction move further north next year. They are ready to pour concrete on the last half of our road, Yay ! Hope to see you again. Cindy More 

MANKATO
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

This was our third vacation in 5 years to the Black Hills, and we made sure to spend at least a couple nights here. One night we stayed in a room with 3 queen beds for 89, senior/AAA rate, which we had stayed in a previous year. Another night we stayed in the unit which is located on the ground... More 

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1 Thank 110kitty
Cindy B, Owner at Lazy "U" Motel, responded to this review

We get a little busy in the summer and had to move you around a little. Thanks for staying with us even though it meant moving around a little. Cindy More 

Wantagh, New York
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

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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3 Thank James J
Cindy B, Owner at Lazy "U" Motel, responded to this review

That was a fun stay especially after your son for the trails to run around M Hill. We enjoyed meeting you all and were happy to hear you made it home safe. Cindy More 

Mason City, Iowa
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

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

Thanks for your review. We were happy to hear you had a restful night. Cindy More 

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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

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

Thank you so much for your thoughtful review. We added the prepackaged pastries this year because we felt they were more sanitary than an open box of donuts, but yes, they are not GF. We did add Truvia for the more health conscious and folks appreciated the addition. Hope to see you again. Cindy More 

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