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Dakota Cowboy Inn

208 W Mt Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730 (Formerly Americas Best Value Dakota Cowboy Inn)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Morrison, Illinois
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6 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel was clean with great price. However we had no air conditioning in our room. We went down to tell the office several times that the air didn't work and there was no help or price reduction for our stay. We will stay somewhere else next time

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoyed our stay. Nice, clean room and bathroom. Friendly staff. Looks a little run down from the outside but don't be deceived. Outdoor pool is ok and the Dakota Cowboy Cafe next door is amazing! My only complaint is the free breakfast. The food was limited and not well stocked. Still, we did appreciate the free breakfast. Nice place to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a terrific place to stay in Custer. It is an above average motel with fridge and microwave and decent beds. It's great advantage besides price is the young people in charge from all over the world. They are great at taking care of the place and of you. We also enjoyed just getting to know them and their... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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108 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms are clean and reasonably comfy staff nice and helpful. Outwardly hotel has a lot of wear and tear. Custer lives in summer many business are for sale some vacant but many are in business including several 1940s style motels so be sure to look around. This one has large AAA yet doesn't take AAA. Rate seemed alittle higher here... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family is on a road trip across the country and this hotel was a great choice. The cost was reasonable. Staff were very helpful and pleasant. Wifi worked great. Breakfast was a nice standard hotel breakfast with hot and cold options. My husband and daughter loved the pool. The room had a microwave and fridge in the room was... More 

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Thank you very much for leaving such kind words, we work very hard to provide an excellent guest experience for everyone. More 

Englewood, Colorado
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm struggling to understand how anyone can rate this above a 2. Stayed three nights in July 2015 with three young children. It was so poor that we switched hotels to The Bavarian Inn halfway through our week stay. The rooms are in decent condition and are marginally clean and tidy. The beds, linens, towels, and other amenities are low... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yeah, okay...I'm not the most discerning traveler. I'm more than willing to spend the night in some cheap hotels, but this place is just off the charts in need of an upgrade. The rooms are down right bizarre. Our room had a double sink next to the front door. Looked like a kitchen sink in an apartment. The bathroom door... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed last june 21 with my sister when we visited custer state park and mt. Rushmore. It was a great vacation. They have enough parking space infront of the rooms. The front desk and rhe owner is helpful. He even recommended good spot to check while in the black hills area. The rooms are spacious and clean. Big tub and... More 

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Monterey, California
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46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There is a pool and parking is available. The town did not have a who lot of places to eat but one of they more highly rated ones was walking distance. It felt like the room was old and in need of an updated. The breakfast was very minimal with some basic cereal, toast, or scrambled eggs.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A few good things first, the staff was friendly, the breakfast was better then average, the price was ok, location was good. The rooms were old, out dated and smelled old. We had a 2 room 2 bed room the layout was very odd but oh well it was a roof over our head. They did wait for us to... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to leave us valuable feedback, we have made the necessary improvements. More 

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