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Shady Rest Motel

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238 Gordon St, Custer, SD 57730
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Shady Rest Motel
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Iowa City, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We are just completing a five day vacation in the Black Hills. We originally hoped to stay all nights in Custer State Park, but were unable to book cabins there for our first and last nights. We were fortunate to stay in cabins at Shady Rest for those nights. The cabins are modest, extremely clean, well maintained and comfortable. Shady... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We stayed at Shady Rest for three nights in June 2013. It was a great place to stay for price and location. We are a couple in our late twenties early thirties so we weren't looking for a town that was geared heavily to the kids and we found that in Custer. Having the coffee in the morning before we... More 

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Gracemont, OK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

The managers are excellent and do their very best to please you and the cabin was extremely clean. Beds were pretty comfortable. The arrangement and make up of the beds in each room would suit a family very well. There was also a small kitchenette, we didn't need it but it would have suited us just fine if we would... More 

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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Stayed here for 4 nights as part of a cross country road trip. Loved both of the cabins we rented. They are very clean and have everything you need. Hosts were wonderful to work with and a wealth of information regarding local sites. Custer itself is full of things to do! We had full days and still didn't see it... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Fantastic place to stay in Custer SD! We took our two small dogs with us on this vacation, and it's hard to find a good place to stay with pets. Now we think we've found the BEST place to stay in Custer with our pups. The cabins were immaculately clean, the host (Ann) was friendly and welcoming, and the location... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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224 reviews 224 reviews
29 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

This was a nice place to stay right in the heart of the southern Black Hills. The cabin we stayed in was on the small side and we both banged our shins on the bed more than once, but outside of that this was a good place to stay. WiFi was excellent and having a microwave and refrig made life... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

We spent one night here in a cabin. The cabin was extremely clean and the owner is very friendly. The location is great, we were able to walk to restaurants. You are a couple of blocks off of the Main Street so it was very quiet

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

We stayed in the bunk house and absolutely loved it. It was a very nice, clean, well kept cabin. The bunk above the dinner table worked well for my son and would be a blessing to most children 12 and under. The main bed was a bit stiffer thanIi prefer but pretty normal for such lodging. The cabin was stocked... More 

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166 reviews 166 reviews
77 hotel reviews
229 helpful votes 229 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

I was having second thoughts when we were underway to Custer . . . hubby is 5-star guy, I am budget, no-stars . . . the place is billed as rustic. We drive up and the place looks nice. We check in, get our key to cabin 5, and enter. It is pouring rain, my camera is in the car,... More 

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Christiansburg, Virginia
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336 reviews 336 reviews
55 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We made reservations last January for our 3 day visit in June. Good thing we did - they are sold out this week even though there are plenty if other motel rooms around. Basic cabins, immaculately clean. Our had 2 double beds in a single open room plus bathroom. There us a front porch convenient for chatting with the neighbors.... More 

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Address: 238 Gordon St, Custer, SD 57730
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Location: United States > South Dakota > Custer
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Shady Rest Hotel Custer
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Custer
#2 Romantic Hotel in Custer

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