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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 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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ny,ny
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a sign on the wall of this property that says you come as strangers and leave as friends. It is completely accurate. This guest house is situated atop a hill in gorgeous country. The breakfast is delicious. The game room was great for my kids to play in. We met interesting people from all over the United States... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second stay at Circle View Guest Ranch. This year we booked for 4 days during July 4th and again we were very happy with the accommodations. Amy and Phil are great hosts and keep a clean ranch. The breakfasts are awesome and we enjoyed all the animals. This is the place to stay in the Badlands!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here on an ad-hoc trip to the Badlands. We were fortunate to find this gem a couple miles outside the Badlands on 44. The family that owns this ranch have a rich history of their own, and speaking with them made our stay a lot of fun. They also have a great network of other... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Circleview Ranch for 2 nights as we visited Mt. Rushmore and the Badlands. It is a family owned and operated working ranch with a bed and breakfast and a couple of cabins. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The full breakfast was great. The family seemed very tired and maybe a bit weary of guests. However,... More

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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family stayed here two nights last week (June 2014). It was a fantastic place to stay! The views were great (My only regret was that it was cloudy both nights and we didn't get to see the night sky). We stayed in the Tree House Cabin and loved it. There are no televisions in the cabins, but you do... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We stayed here for three nights and found the lodging, the family who own the ranch, the view, the breakfast, and the nearness to what needed to be seen in the Badlands top notch. The ranch has multiple guest rooms on the "street level", with the owners living downstairs. The guest area has a spacious living room and eating area,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Really enjoyed our stay at the circle view ranch. Stayed with our family of 6 at the cowboy cabin. Beds were comfortable and area was remote from main guest ranch. Breakfast was delicious. Especially the blueberry scones !!! Family running ranch were super friendly. Views from main ranch were amazing and we all helped feed the chickens and calf. Game... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Since moving to Custer, South Dakota a year and a half ago, Circle View Guest Ranch has been on our list of "must do's." We spent two nights there and were not disappointed! The view from the Ranch is amazing! It sits atop a butte and you can see the Badlands in one direction, and the winding river and cattle... More

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

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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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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Address: 20055 East Highway 44, Scenic, SD 57780
Location: United States > South Dakota > Scenic
Also Known As:
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
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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