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Happy Holiday Resort Motel

8990 S Highway 16, Rapid City, SD 57702
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Happy Holiday Resort Motel
Ranked #40 of 52 hotels in Rapid City
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff is friendly and helpful. We arrived a day early, called 30 min before arrival and given a spot..in fact they gave us a tour on a golf cart and a choice of several spots.Service was also good. For example, when the cable didn work college kid staff efficiently diagnosed the problem and they cleaned out our fire pit... More

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Western States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading about this RV park on their website and a phone call. We decided this would be perfect for us. Both the website and conversation told me we would have 2 covered picnic tables. At no time was it mentioned that would be shared by a facing RV. Spaces are very tight with no room for patio awning. Some... More

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Twin Cities, MN
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in one of the cabins last week after our Badlands campsite was flooded after a big storm. Couldn't find a room between there and Rapid City until we found this one. Spoke with hotel managers on the phone who were very patient with us out-of-towners and gave us good directions. Cabin was cute. They are bunks that sleep 8,... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Older campground but well taken care of and the staff are wonderful. Great place to stay and would stay there again. Lots of stuff to do in the area. Would like to see the campground updated, but it was OK.

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Churubusco, Indiana, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 days while on a two family vacation . we got alone time , a nice cabin and met nice people . we used this as a center to area attractions and were not disappointed. we would stay again .

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013 via mobile

We arrived at the motel just after the area was hit by a devastating blizzard. But what we got was a treat - a clean, substantial room for a good price. The owners were friendly and generous to everyone, taking care of those who had been stuck for days by the blizzard and helping those in the RV park as... More

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Buckeye, Arizona, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

There were 4 of us in two separate rooms and both rooms were not very clean. While convenient to Mt. Rushmore and the town of Keystone we would not stay there again. Our room had no towels and when my husband went dow,n to tell them in the office they didn't believe him and actually came down to verify themselves.... More

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puerto rico
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83 reviews 83 reviews
23 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

just in front of hwy 16 on your way from rapid city to the monuments and close to city. there are plenty restaurants and gas stations in the area. the staff was extremely helpful in answering all our questions since it was our first time in the area. the rooms were very clean as well as the surrounding areas. the... More

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Saint John, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We decided to try a cabin as it was cheaper than the hotels in the area. We paid about $50.00 a night in July 2013. The cabin had two rooms, so our children slept in one and my husband and I had the other. It was nice to have a little distance as we were on the road for 30+... More

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Bryson City, North Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Indifferent camp hosts, who appear to run this park, made excuses for bad roads, dirty bathrooms, rust on linoleum floor and acted indifferent to our plight. We were visiting our grandson at Ellsworth AFB, so when escorted to a muddy site, we asked for another. The escort took off, and leaving us with he problem. Rather than spoiling the day... More

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Address: 8990 S Highway 16, Rapid City, SD 57702
Location: United States > South Dakota > Rapid City
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