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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
John T Cinnaminson, New Jersey, United States
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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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Cinnaminson, New Jersey, United States
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed as part of in Insight Vacations Package Tour. We were in the Creekside Inn which part of teh Lodge and within easy walking distanmce. It is basically a very nice motel with large rooms, balconyies and a main area with fireplace. We were there is September which was a little cool. From this pint you can easily tour... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a small cabin by a creek. It was clean, comfortable and very quiet. It is close to many area attractions so it could be used as a vacation base. It was expensive compared to other hotels. However, we loved it!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Too many flys, killed a roach and then a spider in the shower and for the price they need a washer and dryer for public use and free breakfast. We were at places for nights at $45 or $55 and you had cereal and muffins. At least let your customers know before they get there that you do not serve... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 4 nights at the Creekside Inn, which is a part of the Game State Lodge in Custer State Park. Fantastic location, easy to get to everything in the park The room was large, comfortable and clean. It was nice to be apart from the Main Lodge but able to take advantage of the good dinners at the Lodge's... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have loved our two nights in Custer State Park. The hiking is gorgeous, the wildlife sightings are so exciting and the abundance of activities make it a favorite trip of our family of three. We stayed in the State Game Lodge's Housekeeping cabin #35. Aside from a little more thorough cleaning and some little updates, the quaint log cabin... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After staying at Sylvan Lake, this place was disappointing. It has a terrific facility that sits on the game migration path of Custer State Park. In fact, both mornings we got bison wake-up calls as they passed by our room. We loved sitting on the porch watching the moon rise. It really is beautiful but lacks the touches that make... More

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Hinsdale, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, first of all, I have never nor will I ever CAMP out in a park! On my last visit to Custer State Park many years ago, I stayed at the cabins near Sylvan Lake. The noise of the critters between the walls drove me nuts! So this time, I told my husband we either stay at a Lodge or... More

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Kansas City, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Picked this spot on our way to Yellowstone because it made it possible to do the Wildlife Loop the next morning as we headed towards Deadwood. We had come from the Badlands the night before and visited Mount Rushmore earlier that day.(BTW-The Loop is fantastic and should not be missed!) Staff and check-in were easy and we stayed in one... More

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ambiance and history is what the State Game Lodge has going for it...but the service needs help! We're local to the area and enjoy having cocktails or light suppers in the bar area (indoors and outdoors) and on several occasions, the bartender is visibly and self-admittedly overwhelmed. Perhaps during the summer season it would be helpful to have two bartenders... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a very long drive through South Dakota, the State Game Lodge is a wonderful, serendipitous place to arrive to. The lodge is located in a perfect location in the park with vistas and a stream running through the property. It is historical as parts of it were used as the 1927 summer White House by the Coolidge family.. In... 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*
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