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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Clean room, friendly and helpful staff, and a good value. My lodging of choice for Rapid City. Right off of the highway and fairly close to Mount Rushmore. Great view of Rapid City and the surrounding area.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Clean, comfortable, no breakfast, no one at front desk. No staff was ever available at the front desk. No breakfast was provided even though it said it was when I booked the room. Literature in the room also said it was from 7-9:30. We wasted over two hours, until after 8:30 for someone to answer the office door to be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This motel is on the top of a hill just outside of Rapid City - right on the road to Mt. Rushmore. The views are spectacular. The motel less so. It's a motel so you're able to park outside the door. I liked that. I did not like that the motel room was very dated. Well-used is putting it generously.... More 

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Colorado, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The view from this hotel is awesome-it's situated on a ridge above Rapid City. The staff are courteous and helpful, they were very accommodating to our large group. The rooms are small but comfortable and clean. Generally, the hotel is very quiet although we could hear talking and television noise in the rooms next to us in the evenings. Although... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel is conveniently located just Southwest of Rapid City (on the way to Mt. Rushmore) on SD-16. Many restaurants, gas stations and amusements are nearby. The rate was good and the one-time fee for our dog was great - $10.00 for the entire stay, not a daily fee. The room was well appointed with two queen beds, table and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The managers were friendly and the room was cheap but clean. This is an older motel so the rooms are small. They have been refurbished. If you are looking for an inexpensive but acceptable motel, this one fits the bill.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The only very small issue I had was that the in-room information said breakfast served, but there was none. I tried to call the office to ask before I went out in the cold, but no answer. Otherwise, on a road with limited traffic, so it's very quiet. I had requested a quiet room so they made sure I was... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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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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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
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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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