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Circle View Guest Ranch

Certificate of Excellence
20055 East Highway 44, Scenic, SD 57780
Circle View Guest Ranch
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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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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I cannot speak any higher about the Circle View Guest Ranch!! Lodging is very limited near The Badlands and if you are lucky enough to stay at the Circle View you will not be disappointed. You will feel like you are staying in the home of friends. The owners Phil and Amy are warm and welcoming and the interns that... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

had a wonderful stay! very comfortable rooms, Phil and Amy are great hosts and made us feel like family, their kids were adorable and instantly wanted to be our friends. Amy is a wonderful cook! We had a very hearty and filling breakfast. We absolutely LOVED our stay! It was our first B&B experience and all others since have not... More 

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Farmington, Minnesota, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is my 4th trip to the Badlands and the 4th time staying at the Circle View. Amy and Phil treat everyone like family and I never want to leave at the end of our trip. The food is always hot and awesome, the rooms comfortable.

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North Carolina
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

What a great place! I am SO glad I stayed here. I had three days in the park and staying at Circle View was a continuation of it really since it is so close. I mean, it is about 6 miles to the entrance of the park but the ranch sits on top of a HIGH hill that overlooks the... More 

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Holden Beach, North Carolina
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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

What a wonderful place with great hospitality! Our room couldn't have been more comfy, food certainly couldn't have been better and the expansive views were the absolute best in the Badlands! The thing that I did not like AT ALL was that we only had one day to be able to enjoy the setting! Praying for a longer stay in... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Owners were very accommodating and friendly. Clean rooms with exceptional views of White River valley and reservation. Breakfast was great, especially the homemade wheat pancakes. Located close to Badlands NP.

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Richfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This was our second time to the Badlands.The area is a bit remote and I was not looking forward to staying in a chain hotel and eating diner food. When researching places to stay, I typed in, "best place to stay in the Badlands", and Circleview Guest Ranch popped up. This place did not disappoint! I am fairly particular about... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We had a wonderful time here! We could have stayed easily a week. Lots of space and things to do with the kids...animals, nature, jungle gym, not to mention all the toys and games inside! The kids were in heaven. And then the food...wow. Amy is an incredible host and mother. Highly recommend...just don't cut it short!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This place was really great! We stayed here with some friends and really loved it, the location is really great with views across the badlands on all sides. The deck outside is nice in both morning and evening. The breakfast here was fantastic, something different and delicious every morning! I would definitely suggest cooking here in the evening (they have... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My skeptical, urban family was worried about staying on at a ranch as part of our western vacation. Now they say it was a highlight. Beautiful scenery. Friendly guests. Very welcoming hosts. Great spot overall. Can't find a negative thing to say except that we should have stayed longer.

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