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Rocket Motel

#2 of 19 Hotels in Custer
Certificate of Excellence
211 Mt Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730
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Ranked #2 of 19 Hotels in Custer
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hastings, Nebraska
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My room was quaint, clean and very well suited. The check-in and check-out was smooth and very easy. My room had a queen bed, a reading chair, small built-in desk and a bathroom. It was all very clean and basic amenities. It is located right downtown and I was able to walk down the road to get dinner and even... More 

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Hastings, Nebraska
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202 reviews 202 reviews
27 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is well kept and the staff is nice and professional. It is a short walk to the restaurants in Custer. My only complaint is that the wifi is horrible. I could get my email but not really anything else as the band width was so limited.

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Westport, Connecticut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this hotel because of the reviews and for the fact that is is "pet friendly". The proprietor is very friendly and was busy updating the non- pet friendly rooms. The hotel is appointed a bit like one would expect a hotel from the 60's to be. The room was very clean.The beds were not that comfortable in my... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I stayed at the Rocket Motel two summers ago, I just had to return. I've already seen all the sights, explored the little town of Custer, and had absolutely no reason to return. Yet, several of the people I traveled with last time all wanted to visit again just to stay at the Rocket Motel. The charming owners, the... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We LOVED this place! Awesome retro motel with all the creature comforts you might need. This is the real deal. The nice couple who owns this place has done an exceptional job of restoring and maintaining it. Clean as a whistle...we loved the cool tiled bathroom. The modern touches (like Wifi, flat screen TVs and cable) were just right. Lots... More 

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rocketmotel, Owner at Rocket Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your awesome review. We are so blessed that you were pleased. Our guest's comfort means a lot to us. We appreciate your stay! Thank you and God Bless, Don and Brenda More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I just spent three nights in the Rocket Motel in Custer, SD and it was great. The rooms are older and smaller but they are very clean and well maintained. I have stayed in three other motels in town and they were not nearly as clean or quiet. The owner / managers were very accommodating, friendly and polite. I will... More 

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Crofton
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Our stay in August 2014 at the Rocket Motel ended up being our favorite motel on our vacation. It was exceptionally clean. Even though our room was small we found it to be cozy. The retro decor was fun and the room included everything we needed: small fridge, microwave, hair dryer, and free wifi.

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Clarksburg, West Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A vintage motel,with vintage decorations but all the modern stuff you need. Park at the door,comfortable beds,and have I said this place is as clean as I have ever seen!!! Run by a husband and wife team that are very friendly and helpful. I wouldn't stay anywhere else in Custer.....we have stayed here 4 years in a row on vacation.

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Greybull, Wyoming
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75 reviews 75 reviews
15 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We came into town for business. As always when we go to a small town, we drove through first to check things out. My wife was immediately drawn to the Rocket Motel. I should mention that we also own a small motel and can appreciate what goes into making it a special place. And a special place this is. Very... More 

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Denver
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Stayed in the "two-room suite." It's two small rooms connected by a short hallway and a bathroom (shower was TINY!) and there's no door to close between the two rooms, so if you get this suite in an effort to obtain some level of privacy or noise dampening from the other half of the room (i.e. if traveling with children)... More 

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