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Big Sky Lodge

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
    4.5 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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Sun Valley, ID
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

After suffering a tire blowout on our RV while heading out of town, we limped into the Big Sky Lodge (the closest to our breakdown) and were so relieved we did! We loved, loved this little hotel and would have stayed the entire time if we could have had our cat there. The hotel is very well cared for and... More 

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Vista, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Stayed 4 nights at this great hotel. The location was just right and the service was too. I chose this hotel because of the good reviews from prior visitors to this area, and I am glad we did . We got some good advice on places to see and visit in the area from the friendly staff. Although we did... More 

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San Rafael, California, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Having never been to Rapid City, i chose this place because it had good reviews. Well i was not disappointed. The room was clean and comfortable and the view was incredible. Also the pleasure of being in the hot tub, under the stars, with the awesome view overlooking rapid city, i truly felt blessed. i met the owners (jay and... More 

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Newton, NJ, United States
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is the second time we stayed here with our little dog, Pepsi. We love it here, Pepsi loves it here. Very rustic, up above all the hub bub of Rapid City. Beautiful landscaped grounds, beautiful view, you feel like you are in heaven. Owners very friendly, go above and beyond to help you. We would definitely stay here again,... More 

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Hillsboro, New Mexico, United States
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102 reviews 102 reviews
21 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We found this place while doing a review on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a go. We knew we would be out playing tourist most of the day so all we needed was a clean quiet friendly place to stay. The price was very good, the beds are very nice, the place was clean and the shower worked... More 

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Sioux Center, Iowa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I stayed here on 9/25 and was very happy with my very clean room. I always check corners to see if they are clean and this room was great! I would definitely stay here again. Room was nice, price was very reasonable. Thanks Big Sky Lodge.

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Neoga, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We came upon this lodge by accident and we were very glad we did. It was so clean and well maintained! The view from this lodge is spectacular. If we are ever back in this area we will definitely stay at this welcoming lodge again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My mother and I stayed here on our way through SD on Sept. 11, 2014; the earliest day on record that Rapid City received snow. The view of Rapid City from this motel was amazing, and the owners are very friendly and really care about the service that they give. It is NOT a corporate owned hotel! The rooms were... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida, USA
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88 reviews 88 reviews
28 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

During our 15 day motorcycle adventure in the Black Hills we stayed here a total of three days. The owners Jay and Alicia could not have been more accommodating and pleasant. The night manager Bob was also gracious. The views of Rapid City are spectacular. We both loved this place and if ever back in the area, we'll be back.

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Oakville, Canada
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The lodge is in a beautiful location with a great view, is well-maintained, very clean, and has many thoughtful touches. The price was very reasonable. We found the beds were too firm, but still got a good night's sleep.

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Address: 4080 Tower Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701
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Location: United States > South Dakota > Rapid City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Big Sky Hotel Rapid City
Big Sky Motel
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Rapid City
#3 Best Value Hotel in Rapid City
#4 Romantic Hotel in Rapid City
#21 Business Hotel in Rapid City

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