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Shady Rest Motel

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238 Gordon St, Custer, SD 57730
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Shady Rest Motel
Ranked #2 of 19 hotels in Custer
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Anne and John are absolutely the best people you will ever meet! They made us feel right at home. These are full service cabins, you make your own meals! They provide silverware, pans, plates, bowls, toaster, microwave, can opener, towels, soap for hands and shower, all bedding pillows and t.p and free wifi and air conditioning.. There is fresh brewed... More

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was great. It was easy to find in the center of Custer. We didn't want to stay in Rapid City or Keystone. Since we traveled at the end of the Sturgis Bike Rally it was hard to find rooms. Ann worked with us to make sure we were accomodated. They stayed up late for our arrival after 10:00... More

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Hinton, Oklahoma
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104 reviews 104 reviews
34 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy location to find, overlooking the town. Nice comfortable cabins with kitchenette. Good quality bedding, Very clean, Owners are very friendly and helpful. Only coffee for breakfast. Numerous eating places within walking distance. Large porch with rocking chairs, great place for a sunset drink. Pet friendly lots of good places for walks around the Motel, watch the deers.

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Naperville, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented two cabins for our family of five. Both cabins were clean and comfortable, and it didn't cost much more than one room in a chain hotel. The owners were so considerate and helpful. We were greeted warmly and made to feel right at home. We received a number of recommendations of what to see and do and how... More

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Ogden, Utah
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This motel is on the south end of town located against a hill. Has a city park across the street and is in walking distant of the main area of town. Small place with a personal touch. The owners were nice and friendly. Checked us in with efficiency and a good attitude. The cabins are older but have been kept... More

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Southwest Harbor, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

John and Ann are gracious hosts. The cabins are charming and clean, and we could not have had a better stay. All of the guests were friendly, the location was perfect for walking to town. Our 7 year old son had the time of his life playing with the owners son, and other children staying there. We only wish we... More

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Washington, DC
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Spent one night here and toured Custer state park and Mount Rushmore. The owner was incredibly helpful and friendly. It was nice to have a cabin with a separate room. It had everything we needed. The location was close to town but back a bit so it was nice and peaceful. I highly recommend it.

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Harrisburg, South Dakota
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

These cabins were so cute! I just loved staying there! We had a 2 bed cabin & it came with an indoor bathroom & cooking pans & dishes in the kitchen. All linens were provided as well. It also had a heater/air conditioner & tv. It was decorated cute, had a front porch swing & a charcoal grill at each... More

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Pittsburgh, PA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This was our second visit to the Shady Rest Motel in three years. We stayed four nights. Once again, the cabin was very clean, the bed comfortable and well equipped if you wanted to cook a small meal. The location is quiet and you can enjoy an evening out on a porch swing. We will stay here again when in... More

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Smyrna, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We stayed at Shady Rest for four days in June 2014. It was a wonderful experience. The people who own these cabins are the most cordial people I have met in a long time. The cabins were very clean and location was ideal to all attractions in the area. I would stay there again without hesitation.

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Address: 238 Gordon St, Custer, SD 57730
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Location: United States > South Dakota > Custer
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Shady Rest Hotel Custer

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