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120 Mount Rushmore Road, Custer, SD 57730
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Chief Motel
Ranked #5 of 19 Hotels in Custer
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Winnipeg, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed 3 nights while in the hills for the buffalo roundup. We normally stay in Hill City , but booked here due to the good reviews. Unfortunately we were not as impressed as the other reviewers. The room was clean, but the furnishings are definitely in need of some upgrading. We were in a room close to the road... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean and in great shape. Rooms aren't super-sized but plenty large enough. Family-owned rather than a chain. The pool was actually large enough to swim in. Plenty of restaurants in walking distance. Really enjoyed our stay there. Say hello to the dachshund in the lobby if she's there.

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Fentress, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Couldn't believe it for the price we paid. Super friendly staff that seemed happy we were in the Black Hills. They provided us with park passes, food coupons, maps, and even too time to point out things to see and do. The room was small, but everything worked! The bed was comfortable and adorned with colored sheets and a real... More

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Chicago, IL
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85 reviews 85 reviews
20 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed four nights in a double queen room. The rooms were sizable, but a bit dated, and there was a gap under our door which let bugs in overnight. But service was great, the front desk staff/owner was very friendly and helpful, and the motel had a big indoor pool, a plus with a five year old in tow.... More

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Bay Minette, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owner is very friendly. The place is clean and quite comfortable. Also has free Wifi. We stayed there for 2 nights, wish we could have stayed longer. Biker friendly. We were able to park Bike in front of door and early in the morning, they brought out cleaning rags and laid on the seat of each bike to clean... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean , small room but just what we needed. The owner was very helpful in recommending travel routes and attractions. His restaurant choices were great. The $1.99 breakfast coupon he sells is a great deal and short walk from hotel

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Chief Motel in mid-August. We picked this room because it had three beds. That is hard to find. We were very glad we picked Chief Motel. Very clean room. Very comfy beds. Enjoyed the $1.99 breakfast. We planned on trying out the indoor pool. It looked very inviting, but we ran out of time since we... More

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USA
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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

This older independent motel is very clean and well maintained. Staff was friendly. Our queen room had a microwave, refrigerator, desk with chair, table with chair, Gideon bible, Book of Mormon, small flat screen TV and coffee making facilities. No phone or hair dryer. Our room had one ungrounded outlet over the desk and one in the bathroom. WiFi was... More

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Salina, Kansas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During the middle of June, I and my daughter-in-law stayed here 4 nights--originally we had planned to stay one night and then decided it made a great location to depart from each morning without the hassle of packing up and moving again. We were able to enjoy Custer State Park at various times during the day as well as Crazy... More

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Paris
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed there for a night and was very pleased with the room, everything was clean. The Motel was very easy to find and was a good spot to stop for a night on the road. Overall I was very pleased with this motel, I saw there was a pool too but I did not have the time nor the... More

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Additional Information about Chief Motel

Address: 120 Mount Rushmore Road, Custer, SD 57730
Location: United States > South Dakota > Custer
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 33
Also Known As:
Chief Motel Custer
Chief Hotel Custer

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