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Calamity Peak Lodge

#9 of 19 Hotels in Custer
Certificate of Excellence
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12557 US Hwy 16A, P.O. Box 61, Custer, SD 57730
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one night free
Calamity Peak Lodge
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our family of 5 really enjoyed our stay in cabins # 6 & 10 at Calamity Peak. It was so much nicer than staying in your standard hotel room. Joe was very friendly and accommodating to our needs. Since he didn't have one cabin available for the whole week. He offered a second cabin so we wouldn't have to leave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I called in February to schedule accommodations for a family vacation in early June 2015. Joe, one of the owners, was very gracious and welcoming upon our initial conversation. I ended up needing to reschedule twice over the next few months due to scheduling conflicts and Joe was very accommodating. We arrived in June and stayed for 5 nights. Our... More 

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Beaumont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Cabin #10 for two nights mid-May after Mother's Day. The cabin is very nice with a full kitchen and separate bedroom with a king size bed. It is the last one from the road across the stream from the main motel. It has a large deck that overlooks the stream and some beautiful rock formations across the... More 

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Piedmont, South Dakota
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I spoke by phone with the owner in early May 2015 to make a one nigh reservation for September 24, 2015. I gave my card info and received a conformation via e-mail. When I received the conformation I saved it on the computer. Having just found that I have to have a surgery a couple of weeks prior to the... More 

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Lori H, Owner at Calamity Peak Lodge, responded to this review

This is the confirmation email according to our computer records we sent this customer on 3/14/15 @10:00am CDT, clearly stating our deposit policy. This information is also on our website and she was verbally informed of our cancellation policy at the time of making her reservation on the phone, as we do this with all our guests. She had no... More 

South Dakota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Took our good friend from OR. for a last min trip from eastern SD and found this gem of a stay! CLEAN...FRIENDLY...AND THE PERFECT SETTING! The two seperate sleeping areas were so comfortable, the kitchen area was well equipped, and we were able to eat-in, not out! The steam was beautiful and grounds well groomed and very beautiful! We will... More 

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Winona, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Joe is a great host, very accommodating, and knowledgeable about the area. Our unit was very clean, spacious for our family of four, and we loved the wood floors/walls. Everything for cooking and cleaning was provided for. Would definitely stay here again if in the area.

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Colorado Springs
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We recently visited the South Dakota Black Hills for the annual Buffalo Round-Up and some sightseeing. Staying at the Calamity Peak Lodge made our trip special. Family run, the hospitality is friendly, attentive, and personal. Offering traditional motel units or cozy cabins, the lodge is located on attractive grounds, with a quiet stream running through it and is directly across... More 

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Wollongong, NSW
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My family and I planned our stay at Calamity Peak Lodge from Australia, originally booking with the previous owner via email. The website gave us good descriptions of the cabins however we wanted to ensure we were happy with our choice and our correspondence with the manager at the time was great. When we arrived after a very long drive... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The property was lovely. The room had everything we needed and more. Comfortable blankets, pillows, and bed. refrigerator/microwave. there was even a couch. This was one of their smaller rooms and the rates were quite reasonable. The owner was very friendly, even when we arrived a bit late. It was a nice bonus that they recycle on the property too!... More 

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Austin, Texas, USA
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We spent four nights here just outside Custer, SD. Older, well kept cabins with kitchen. We and the couple travelling with us were pleasantly surprised at how clean both cabins were. Friendly owner/staff. Location was perfect for our planned travels near Custer State Park(Buffalo), scenic Needles Hwy, Mt Rushmore, and Crazy Horse Monument. Devil's Tower about 2 hours away and... More 

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