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State Game Lodge

13389 Us Highway 16A, Custer, SD 57730
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Bli Bli, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

This lodge is a fairly new addition. This lodge has a homely feel. Our room was down stairs and faced the creek. The room was quite a good size and contained all the comforts. A question. Why do hotels stock coffee machines with fifty percent decaf when less than ten percent of people consume it? Go figure! A lovely lobby... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We had a bit of trouble finding accommodations near the Black Hills, so we opted to reserve a cabin (the only thing available) at the State Game Lodge in Custer State Park. To echo the sentiments of other reviewers, the cabin itself was overpriced based on its size and overall condition, but the beauty of the surrounding area and the... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

My daughter and I stayed at the Lodge in mid October 2015 in the "hotel rooms". The Lodge is spectacular with plenty of charm and wonderful staff. The rooms were definitely updated and very comfortable and quiet. The bathroom was on the small size reflecting the era that it was built but vert doable. The Lodge itself has a magnificent... More 

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Atlanta
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37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Seriously, I didn't want to be that guy. You know, whining about an old hotel as if it should be top of the line. You're paying for ambiance, folks. History - two presidents stayed here, for cripes sakes. So, I was prepared to shrug off minor inconveniences. It's no big deal that your knees touch the door while sitting on... More 

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3 Thank MrHoover
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We stayed in the Coolidge "Suite," and it was a nice room, but was an old room that has been inadequately fitted for modern needs. Bathroom is an old closet; sink doesn't fit in the bathroom, so it's next to the bed. An October stay brought a MASSIVE number of flies. The positives? I thought the King Bed was large... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

I booked the Eisenhower room for a surprise anniversary trip for my husband.. We were so looking forward to staying in this historic room and resort. We toured the park and had a decent lunch in lodge restaurant and decided to settle in early.. We were greeted with a bug infestation!! The front desk person was not too courteous about... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

State Game Lodge stayed in historic room 41 . My son and I where told it had central heat and given 2 blankets when we complained it was cold. FALSE INFORMATION. Later when we informed the night person he went upstairs to turn the heat on. The night person turned on the heat. It never really got warm and I... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

At the State Game Lodge you will find the best lunch buffet at a fantastic low price! The food is fantastic and the service is the best we have ever had! The manager Christopher Parton came over to our table and he and his staff esp Amanda the assistant manager and Brian the chief -all 3 should write a book... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

You need to book this accommodation well in advance of your trip as Custer Park is a stunning location but the motel style room we had was tiny and tired. I feel it was over priced. The main lodge is lovely and you can eat in the main old dinning room. The outside area was neglected. The restaurant had a... More 

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Thank CarolCaley
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Stayed one night; the rooms are very well appointed in a turn of the century style, very solid amenities, shower no tub in an older type bathroom, very comfortable, clean and quiet in the wing we stayed in. Buffalo roaming the grounds, the restaurant was in the lodge and everything we expected it to be. We did have a little... More 

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