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Blue Bell Lodge

Custer State Park, 25453 Highway 87, Custer, SD 57730
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Ranked #4 of 22 Specialty Lodging in Custer
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the basic cabins at the camp sites away from the main Lodge and store (which was still only half a mile away). Super cabins that sleep 6, shower house that was cleaned 3 times a day and QUIET at night. Normally we camp around one of the lakes in the Black Hills but wanted to do something different... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful experience. The adults and children all loved this adventure. Beautiful wagon ride through Custer State park. Cowboy Keith was awesome and made the experience wonderful. He sang songs that we all could sing a long with and then he sang some of his own music which was absolutely beautiful. Ill never forget the song Life is Good,... More

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Urbandale, Iowa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights in the Commissioners cabin and loved it. The cabin was really nice and clean. So quiet and a great area to stay. The food at the lodge was really good and everyone we met that worked there were very nice. We, 4 adults, also did the Chuckwagon dinner and really had a good time with it.... More

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Philadelphia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a review of the Lodge, but of the campground associated with it. We were a traveling family of five-- two adults, teen, and two 10 year olds. Novice campers-- husband and I camped as kids 30+ years ago. Son is a Boy Scout with decent camping experience. Loved Blue Bell. We had a great site-- electric hook up (helpful... More

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184 reviews 184 reviews
24 hotel reviews
502 helpful votes 502 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not plan to give so much business to Blue Bell Lodge, it is a handy spot. The chuck wagon dinner is good, cornball fun. The chuck wagon is not the little covered wagons that stand in front of the lodge, but a big, pickup drawn wagon that seats about twenty-five on padded benches that rim the edge. We... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Custer State Park for a wedding and extended our vacation to explore. We stayed at the Blue Bell Lodge which had individual cabins. Our cabin was a Housekeeping Cabin which included two Queen beds, which was spacious and clean. It included a fire place, kitchen with a stovetop, microwave, sink, mini fridge and dishes. There was also a... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We liked the overall property -- it is very peaceful, cool cabin exteriors, and the lodge itself is beautiful. Actual upkeep of the cabin left much to be desired. See attached pics -- bugs in lights (like, many dead moths, some still alive), mold in the shower, used plunger stored next to toilet (who still does this?). It was gross... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights in Cabin 26; my brother, sister-in law and their two children aged 11 & 7 stayed in cabin 15. We pulled our car up to the cabin and when we got out of the car we watched a family of wild turkeys walk in front of us! There were 4 very take wild baby bunny... More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My wife and I our our 7 and 9 year olds enjoyed this outting. The people making up the group were from all over the US and we all participated in the singing and pre-dinner chatting (which is saying a bit as I usually keep to myself). Cowboy Keith was a large part of the success to the evening. He... More

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Woodstock, Illinois
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3 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We ordered lunch and ate outside on the picnic tables. What a nice pleasant break from a Custer SP / Needles road trip. Everything we ate was very good. The Chicken sandwich in particular was very good. Made from two whole breasts The turkey sandwich was also quite good. The French dip was good, too.

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Address: Custer State Park, 25453 Highway 87, Custer, SD 57730
Location: United States > South Dakota > Custer
Number of rooms: 240
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