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Calamity Peak Lodge

#7 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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South Dakota
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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 26 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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 22 reviews
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10 helpful votes 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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Lakeville, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

August of 2014 was our second year to stay at Calamity Peak Lodge while visiting the Black Hills of SD. The lodge is in a quiet area outside of Custer, near enough to Rapid City, Mount Rushmore, and other attractions, yet far enough away from crowded noisy places. Rocky peaks, pines, and a creek with picturesque bridges complete the peaceful... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Couldn't be happier with my stay there. Everyone in the office was super friendly,made my boyfriend and I feel very welcome. We stayed in cabin #10 and we loved every minute of it. It was incredibly clean,spacious,and just all around cozy. We would definitely come back.

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We booked a somewhat last minute vacation to the Black Hills in mid-July. Another resort recommended Calamity Peak to us and we were happy to find availability and a reasonable price. We stayed in Cabin #6. Loved the view of the namesake peak across the road from the deck. Cabin was clean and comfortable, host very friendly. Kids loved the... More 

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Winnipeg
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Great little place just 2 minutes outside of Custer and very reasonably priced. Have stayed here before in the larger cabins (and loved them!) as it is not only clean, but also central to everything in the Black Hills. This year only the smaller units were available, and Lori and Joe (new owners this year) have already been making improvements... More 

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