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Circle View Guest Ranch

20055 East Highway 44, Scenic, SD 57780
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Circle View Guest Ranch
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    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
    5 of 5 stars
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Schaumburg, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Why live in a hotel when you can stay in a Ranch with an absolutely adorable family and its animals? We stayed in a king-size room with attached bathroom that was enriched with the three Cs - Cleanliness, Comfort, Charisma! The ranch has its share of chickens, Hank - the dog and horses as well. But the night-time view of... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

My friend and I stayed in the 1880's Homestead Cabin, part of the Circle View Guest Ranch, back in October 2013. It is a two bedroom cabin with no electricity,running water and has an outhouse. We enjoyed the beauty and adventure, with a few recommendations. We stayed there right after the big snowstorm out there. We got there just before... More

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Welch, Minnesota
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

I recently stayed 6 days at the Circle View Guest Ranch the first week of December 2013 and had a wonderful time. The owners, Phil and Amy, were excellent friendly hosts and their kid a blast. Amy is a phenomenal cook and breakfast is more then you could every want. Fresh chicken eggs and oven baked brown sugar thick sliced... More

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New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We never thought we'd find a favorite B&B on a 2800-acre cattle ranch in the middle of the Badlands. The Kruse family's home sits atop a butte with 360-degree views for miles. Nice sheets and towels and, something that's very hard to find, plenty of hooks in the bathroom. Spotless room with comfortable king bed. Avoid the town of Wall... More

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Boulder, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

My family (husband, two elementary school aged kids, and me) stayed at the Circle View Ranch last summer and absolutely loved it. Amy and Phil and their kids couldn't be nicer and the place is STUNNING. Worth the price just to see the sunset here. We stayed in the Cowboy Cabin, which was perfect for a family....let us enjoy some... More

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I just returned from a western loop of a trip that included Colorado and had on my list a return to CIRCLE VIEW GUEST RANCH (South Dakota) where I have previously stayed. THAT in itself is a recommendation. It is "I need to go back there again" place with "I need to eat breakfast with that nice couple again" hosts.... More

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portage wi
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75 reviews 75 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

If you're not just driving through the Badlands, this is definitely a place to check out. It's right smack dab in the Badlands so you have a great view from the house as well as close to the drive through the park. The rooms are comfortable, the owners are friendly and knowledgeable about the area and the night sky is... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

This B&B 4 miles south of the eastern visitor center in the Badlands was designed as a B&B so the 8 rooms here are spacious, each with their own bathroom. There are also some cabins. Hearty breakfasts are fit for the working ranchers, including homemade blueberry granola, fresh eggs from the chickens running about, and whole wheat blueberry pancakes. Many... More

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Albany, NY
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We were originally wanted to stay at a lodge in Badlands national park but there were no availability and that turned out to be a good thing. This was our first bed-and-breakfast we ever stayed at so it was a bit strange to sleep in one of the bed rooms like you were in someone's house but I guess that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

We weren't able to check in until evening due to exploring the badlands, and had to leave after breakfast for our next vacation stop. Wish we could have had an extra day to experience the ranch. So much to see and do. Stunning views, welcoming atmosphere. Breakfast was delicious, very fun eating with the other guests. Phil and Amy's children... More

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Also Known As:
Circle View Guest Ranch Hotel Scenic
Circle View Guest Ranch Hotel
Address: 20055 East Highway 44, Scenic, SD 57780
Location: United States > South Dakota > Scenic
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Specialty lodging in Scenic
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Come stay with friends high atop our butte on our ranch that borders Badlands National Park. Clean, casual lodging in our 9 room guest house with full kitchen use, Wi-Fi, game room, AC and the biggest view in South Dakota! Rooms have queen or king beds and private bathrooms. Bonfires, ranch tours, homestead cabin and full breakfast served daily. Come stay with the local cowboys and make your vacation more memorable, you'll be glad you did. ... more   less 

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