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State Game Lodge

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   13389 Us Highway 16A, Custer, SD 57730
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Ranked #10 of 19 Hotels in Custer
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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St. Louis, MO
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120 reviews 120 reviews
46 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We chose State Game Lodge as we love historic inns. There are three places to stay, the main lodge, which is charming but noisy, the attached motel- like rooms (yuck) or the newest part, Creekside, a few hundred yards from the main lodge. We love our sleep, so that was our choice. Our room was large, with a small sofa... More

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Warrenville, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the State Game Lodge, inside of Custer State Park. If you are looking for luxury, Try Rapid City instead, a short distance away. If you like, history, and times past, it was great. With so much to see and do, how much time do you stay in your room, anyway? In the lobby, there is a big... More

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Chadron, Nebraska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff in the office was friendly. Cleaning crew was inconsiderate parking the wrong way making it difficult to load. Rooms were small heat was on and we had full beds instead of queen. Bathroom had mold carpet felt gross and had carpet strip sticking through.

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Chicago suburbs
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As a last minute reservation, we split 3 nights between the "basic" but quiet and comfortable motel unit (2 nights) and a third night in the much more expensive "historic" but ultimately very unsatisfactory Eisenhower Suite in the main Game Lodge building. Avoid Eisenhower at all costs! The room is tiny, has a bed too high for me (5'2") to... More

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Springfield, Missouri
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved the location as it gave us a variety of directions to choose to explore. The food at the lodge was amazing. The staff very friendly and helpful. There is so much to do in the area that a helpful hint from locals comes in handy. Loved every minute and would stay again in a heartbeat. Also, the lodge... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews 87 reviews
62 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stayed one night in the Creekside Lodge. Everything is fresh and clean. Only drawback was having to walk far in the dark to the other building for meals. The breakfast buffet was yummy. The dinner was bland. It was raining so they let us keep our bicycles in our room - very nice!

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12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying in a creek side cabin at State Game Lodge was the centerpiece of our week long stay in the Black Hills area. The historic buildings and main lodge are filled with information and artifacts. Walking through the halls and public areas brought out the feeling of presidential grandeur. President Calvin Coolidge vacationed here and left his mark. Surrounded by... More

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for lodging with a great location and a lot of history, try the State Game Lodge in Custer State Park, Custer, SD. The Restaurant is a delight offering a buffet breakfast or menu choice, buffet lunch and also menu choices and a variety of gourmet delights for dinner. A lot of history goes along with your... More

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Okemos, Michigan
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75 reviews 75 reviews
31 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had reserved a patio room in the newer lodge a month before we traveled to Custer State Park. Instead , we were first given a room looking out over the parking lot. After a bit of discussion , we were finally given the type of room we had requested. We were congenial in our approach knowing that works best.... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I like to stay inside of a park when we visit parks and we do not camp. This trip we are traveling with our Bernese Mountain Dog. The place is a throwback. The lodge is historic, and staying there gave us a very different feel than staying in one of the nearby towns. The grounds near the... More

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Address: 13389 Us Highway 16A, Custer, SD 57730
Location: United States > South Dakota > Custer
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — State Game Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 101
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Also Known As:
State Game Hotel Custer
State Game Resort

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