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4080 Tower Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701
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Big Sky Lodge
Ranked #4 of 52 Hotels in Rapid City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012 via mobile

My family stayed in the suite and it was an amazing place, like a small apartment. The staff was great. The ONLY downside was the somewhat dated decor but that's just nitpicking. Oh, and the view and location are amazing a well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

We had read the glowing reviews here about this place and were eager to give a try. Everything was great. From the front desk people to the guests, we loved it. The view is superb, the location is convenient if you are heading down the road to Mt Rushmore or Crazy Horse or Bear Country or Keystone. I would stay... More

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Parker, Colorado
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27 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

We picked this Lodge off of Trip Advisor - where else. We are traveling with a small dog, and this is really Dog Friendly. The rooms are of a good size with lovely towels and linen. The bed was so good we stayed another night. There is a hot tub on site which overlooks the whole of Rapid City. It... More

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Napa, California
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21 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

We enjoyed our one night stay in this small, older motor lodge overlooking Rapid City. The location gives you a head start on the road to Mount Rushmore if that is your destination. It is also very easy to get into downtown Rapid City from this location. It is a small establishment - essentially 2 rows of rooms back to... More

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14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

Love love love this place, the staff is outstanding the rooms are clean and the view amazing.Elaine was a joy to visit with in the morning during breakfast. This is the second time we have stayed here and were pleased both times

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Geneva, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

I honestly can't say enough good things about this place, I am sad we only stayed here one night. Amazing views of Rapid!! Close to the city but with a country feel. True to other reviews our room was clean and huge even for a suite. We had been upgraded from a standard room do to a booking agent error... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

I booked this based on Tripadvisor reviews and was not disappointed. The room was clean, updated, bed comfortable and a convenient location. Check in was easy and friendly and the view was a plus from the hot tub and picnic area. I love to see the simplicity of the old motel keep up with the standards of today's travel and... More

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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39 hotel reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

The Big Sky Lodge is the perfect location for anyone visiting the Rapid City area. Our family of ten just left the Big Sky Lodge, celebrating our father-in-laws 80th birthday. Mr. Jay Culbertson was the perfect host. We had the Skyline Suite which had two bedrooms, one king and another queen bed. It also included a living / full kitchen... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012 via mobile

We found this gem on a recommendation at the visitors center. The innkeepers were friendly and helpful. The view was magnificent. The value was terrific.

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Winterset, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

meet some friends from Denver on a motorcycle trip, stayed 4 nights at this wonderful mom and pop motel, the rooms were the cleanist we have found, the staff was like family, we were welcomed and greeted each day. Breakfasts were great, internet was available, laundry facilities were available and spotless, what more could you want. We will be back... More

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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
Also Known As:
Big Sky Hotel Rapid City
Big Sky Motel

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