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Big Sky Lodge

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4080 Tower Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701
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Alcester, Sd
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91 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we arrived on a Friday night and stayed 2 nights. the guy that checked us in was GREAT! we paid and after the 1st night wish we would have only paid for one night and moved on the next. very low to the ground beds, old and hollowed out, no phone in the room and the shower? oh, my goodness.... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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73 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

In Rapid City my wife and I found a motel with moderate prices along the former main street into Rapid City. Big Sky Lodge has the address ”Tower Road” thanks to the water-tower south of Rapid City (on highway 16, at the cross-roads in question, 800 meter South from Big Sky Lodge) which looks like a chemist's flask placed upside... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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88 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

It's a basic Inn (motel). The staff were friendly and rooms slightly dated and on the small side. I wasn't a fan of the continental breakfast they served and skipped it for two days. If you're just in town and need a place to stay, it's for you. But I did find it odd I had to walk to reception... More 

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London
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69 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here out-of-season so there was no breakfast but that was absolutely fine for us (meant we got to try the brilliant Black Hills Bagels). The location means you have to drive to downtown Rapid City & can't really walk anywhere but is convenient for loads of attractions. The room was very good value and very clean. Everything was... More 

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Powdersville, SC
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Older motel that is clean and neat and good location for visiting sites around Black Hills. The breakfast is adquate and washer/dryer is available if needed. It is reasonably priced for what it is and would stay again.

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Huron, South Dakota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

Most family and friendly place I've found! Clean and fresh, feels just like a "lodge" except better amenities! Great breakfast!, pet friendly, So close to the water park and the hockey arena for 1/2 the cost!! Felt like staying with family! Then I realized we were on top of Rapid City, with the lights below us! Beautiful, and so close... More 

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Newton, NJ, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Stayed here 3 times, wouldn't even think of booking anywhere else. So they don't serve breakfast, I'd rather have the family atmosphere, beautiful view and setting. You are above all the noise, but 5 minutes you can be on Mt. Rushmore Rd. with all types of eating choices. Jay and Alicia are wonderful hosts, greeted us every morning, I think... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This motel is just a basic, clean(ish) motel room with a really fantastic view. The owners were very nice. My complaints, and the reason for only three stars are (1) we were told when we made the reservation that they serve breakfast every morning. Upon arrival, we learned that ended for the season the morning of our arrival, hence no... More 

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BigSkyLodge, Owner at Big Sky Lodge, responded to this review

We serve breakfast from memorial day until labor day for sure. After that, our rates drop and we usually continue serving breakfast until Oct. first, if we are busy enough. Oct. 1, our rates drop again, and we are usually not as busy for the rest of the non-season. So sorry this guest was under the wrong impression. Hope they... More 

Morgan Hill, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Well maintained older motel/lodge with nicely appointed rooms with a feeling of home. Great view of the Rapid city area. The management was very helpful and professional. I would stay here anytime I had a reason to be the area. The Lodge is also convenient to local attractions like Mt. Rushmore.

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Huron, South Dakota, United States
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Big Sky Lodge is a hidden gem in Rapid City. Owners, Jay and Alicia and staff made us feel welcome and appreciated. Sitting atop the highest hill in Rapid City the views are amazing. There is a hot tub available that we didn't use. The rooms were clean and queen size beds comfortable. Although a four lane highway runs down... More 

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