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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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Kent UK
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Circle View Guest Ranch for two nights. We wanted to see a clear night sky and a sunset and sunrise as they are supposed to be outstanding. We also wanted to drive the Badlands loop state scenic byway and visit Wall Drug on the way round. Unfortunately, the weather didn’t cooperate and we had cloud and... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was one of my favorite places on our recent trip to South Dakota. The room was clean and comfortable. The communal area was also comfy and had a balcony with a beautiful view of the river. Although I did not tell the owners I was a vegetarian, there was plenty for me to eat at breakfast -- which was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful 2 night stay while visiting the Badlands. Our room was comfortable, clean and quiet. Owners are nice and helped however they could. Things are very well taken care of, nicely decorated and overall the place had a warm inviting feel. Not to mention the views! We arrived late at night in darkness and were amazed to... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've never stayed in a bed and breakfast type place before so I wasn't sure if I would be good with our one year old. There were families and couples of all ages staying here. The staff was so friendly, it felt like we had the convenience of home, there was a living room, play room, yards and animals. The... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were a little uncertain about splurging for a short night near the Badlands, but the reviews convinced us. Really it was the breakfast, for my husband anyway, since we would be there Father's Day morning. The ranch was as described on TA, but we weren't expecting such fabulous views of the river and valley area! We had a clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are so glad we found out about this jewel and that we were able to get a room. We brought our 10 year old grandson on a trip to Rushmore and Custer. We wish our stay here could have been longer. Our grand son enjoyed meeting other kids here, seeing the kid friendly animals and exploring. The room we... More 

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Hudsonville, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not knowing what to expect we arrived to an address on the GPS to a driveway up a hill that we can't see any building from the road. When we get up there we see a couple buildings including a barn with animals around. When we get inside we a greeted and welcomed in and shown to our room. Each... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our third stay at the Circle View Guest Ranch and it did not dissapoint. Comfy room and awesome homemade breakfasts. Amy and Phillip are great hosts and make sure your stay is fun and relaxing. Made sure we made the rounds with all the animals that live here, Cowboy the cat, Hank the dog, the new kittens, chickens... More 

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Westerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Due to a full house, our two night stay was split. The first night was in the 1880 homestead cabin and the second night was in the main house. Both offered fun times. The 1880s cabin is everything that the owners Phil and Amy promised, solitude and relative comfort in a 130 year old cabin on the banks or the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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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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