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

I have stayed at the Lazy U Motel twice now. I enjoyed both stays. The rooms are comfy and clean. The owners, Verlyn and Cindy are excellent hosts. The are very knowledgeable about Rapid City and The Black Hills. The will help you with all the attractions and the best restaurants. I will definitely stay here the next time I... More 

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

It was good to see you again Kevin and so happy your house sold so quickly. Good luck with your travels. More 

South Dakota
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We usually stay at the Lazy U when in Rapid City as the beds and pillows are comfortable, the rooms are clean, and with all rooms having microwaves & refrigerators this is great place to base out of when traveling the Black Hills of South Dakota. This family owned business is a plus as someone is always on property and... More 

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

Verlyn is the one who always knows where the best trails are or the shortest or most beautiful route. He reminds me why I moved back to the Black Hills. Thanks for recognizing our efforts. More 

Rhame, North Dakota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This is a great place to stay! The rooms are spotlessly clean, terrific comfortable bed with plenty of hot water for the morning shower. They have flat-screen TVs with every imaginable channel available! Nothing to wish for that they don't offer.

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

Thank you so much for your kind words. It's nice to know our hard work doesn't go unnoticed. More 

Jorpeland, Norway
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23 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

After a long drive I wanted a quiet (and not expensive) place to stay. Drove the the Lazy U after reading reviews on Tripadvisor. The owners were very helpful and even though it's right by the road, nothing could be heard from the room. The room was old, but clean. I would definitely stay there again if I'm ever in... More 

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

It's hard to believe how quiet the rooms are when you close the door :) The insulated metal doors and brick front help keep the noise out. And while the room is old, the mattresses and chairs are brand new, which lends to the over all comfort we hope our guests appreciate. And it sounded like you did. Thanks for... More 

Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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47 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The check in was quick and easy, we had reservations, and the owner was helpful with dinner suggestions. We had a single queen room which was tight, but clean and quiet. Everything worked as it should in the room and we had a great sleep. Factor in the price and you can’t beat this motel.

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

We were so happy the room worked out for you. Thanks for your kind words. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Driving from Montana to NY..after reading several positive reviews re: Lazy U Motel, we decided to call and reserve a room. The owners were very nice and accommodating. Our room was clean and comfortable, equipped with wi-fi, fridge, microwave and a flat screen television. Absolutely a great value for the price. We would definitely stay at the Lazy U again.

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

What a long journey you were on. We were so happy you chose to spend time with us and you were rested and ready for the next leg. I very much enjoyed talking to you. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had an accident in our Motorhome hit deer, needed a room for a week and It was during Sturgis Bike Week We owner gave us a room. It was super clean!!! Cable TV. Coffee and Donuts on the AM Owner are friendly and very accommodating. This hotel is older but very nice and affordable I rate it A Plus

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

We were so happy to be here for you as we don't always have rooms that time of year. We admit we are not a fancy motel, but can say our rooms are comfortable, clean and secure at a great rate. We hope to see you again when you are here by choice and not because of an accident. Thanks... More 

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We arrived at the Lazy U Motel on 11th September 2014 after driving from Denver airport in a snowstorm (what an experience), but I'm pleased to say that the welcome was warm along with the very comfortable room or rooms, as there were 2 couples. We had a great time exploring the area, Crazy Horse (our favourite), and Mount Rushmore... More 

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

Can you believe we had snow that early in September? Then a week later it was 90 plus. This is what I like about South Dakota, it is never boring when it comes to weather :) Thanks for the great review. We were happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My wife is a bit of a germaphobe and she was very thrilled with how clean the room was. The owners/managers where very friendly people who love what they do and the prices are the best in Rapid (at least if you want a room that is clean).

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

We are always happy to have our guests check out the rooms before deciding to stay, because we inspect every room after it is cleaned. We were happy your wife approved and you had a pleasant stay. Thanks for your review. More 

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

What a quaint little place to stay. They offer the best customer service we have ever received. Not only was the room clean, but when we ended up with having major car issues, they took awesome care of us. The owner helped arrange for the repair on the car. When the car rental place was unable to come pick us... More 

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

Thanks for the great review, even under the circumstances of car trouble. Verlyn has lived here all his life and loves the Black Hills. We drive them ourselves. always looking for new places to tell our guests about. He knows a lot of people in the area and is always happy to help get someone back on the road and... More 

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