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Big Sky Lodge

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4080 Tower Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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79 reviews 79 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I wish I could give a 4.5 rating. This place has such a terrific location with amazing views, and the owners clearly work hard to make guests comfortable. Very clean. Comfortable beds. Our rooms were on the side of the hotel facing the great views, so we liked to leave our window open (they have screens), and often even our... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The total experience was great...from making reservations on the fly to the last day of the trip. These people KNOW how to run a hotel! The room was impeccable. The service was top shelf and the bed was one of the most comfortable that I've slept in....and that's been a lot...(Horseshoe Casino to Trump Towers). The location was great. I've... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Big Sky Lodge is sure a hidden gem! It's a bit off the beaten path, but the city-view and comfortable (read they thought of everything) surroundings make it a 5 star in my book. Even has bike wash station and at your door parking. The staff (Bobbette is the only name I caught) were all kind, welcoming, responsive, and capable.... More 

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Petersfield, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The lodge is located approx 2 miles from downtown Rapod City on top of a hill giving stunning views across the State. The rooms are comfortable but basic. BBQ grills are available for use with an outdoor seating area together with a hot tub. I would recommend this for a one or two night stay to explore the Black Hills... More 

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Merrillville, Indiana
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95 reviews 95 reviews
25 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our two-night stay at this beautiful location. A log-cabin-style motel overlooks the entirely of Rapid City from high upon a hill. A quaint office serves as their lobby, and every employee we encountered was friendly and more than helpful with any questions we had. Their breakfast room is lovely, and they offer a great deal of continental... More 

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Kadoka, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The view was amazing. I was comfortable and the room was the perfect size. The owners made me feel comfortable when checking in. I would recommend the Big Sky Lodge. The continental breakfast had a variety of options to choose from, it was nice to have more options for breakfast. The Black hills made me feel at home. I would... More 

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chicago
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 3 nights. Location was great just north of town. Near dinasour park on top of hill with a great view. Dont expect much. Clean, accessible and spacious. Breakfast was a bit of s let down. Coffee, oj, milk and many doughnuts. If you need a place to rest after long days at Rushmore/custer this place is for you.

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East Setauket, New York
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101 reviews 101 reviews
22 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, it was not the Hilton or Hyatt, but the room was clean and comfortable. Continental breakfast was enough to start the day--or meet wonderful and unusual guests. The hot tub was overlooking the city. We even had the chance to do our laundry. What was most beneficial was its location--it was easy to navigate day trips to the Badlands,... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were only here for a few hours - stopped in to grab some sleep before getting on the plane home after touring Yellowstone and Wyoming for a week. We wanted something inexpensive and this filled the bill but it's super small (almost couldn't get our luggage in the room!) and very dated. But clean, it was very clean. We... More 

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utah
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room that we had was small. The queen size bed sagged in the middle a little. The bathroom only had one light, and when you took a shower, the dark curtain on the outside made it pretty dark on the shower. The shower is also pretty low, so if you are taller than 5 foot 4 inches, you have... More 

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