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Rocket Motel

#1 of 19 Hotels in Custer
Certificate of Excellence
211 Mt Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730
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Ranked #1 of 19 Hotels in Custer
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great family owned property. Very cute, clean and affordable. If you are looking for a simple place that is clean and affordable, I highly recommend. Bed are pretty comfotable, great downtown location. Favorite place to stay in Custer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived at the Rocket Motel without a reservation and were lucky to find that they had one room left. The owners gave us a super-warm welcome. This is a retro motel, a real blast from the past with a good, old fashioned western hospitality to match. The room was very comfortable and clean. Highly recommended and we hope to... More 

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Spearman, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our time spent at the Rocket Motel. The owners were very friendly,& helpful. Our room was always in top condition , The staff were very friendly & trust worthy. Enjoyed the environment the room styles are like the good old days when things were simple but still the rooms are still roomy & comfortable. Everything seemed in walking... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First off, the pros, you will not find a cleaner motel that the rocket, second the owners are the nicest people, they are over the top helpful. The motel is in a fifties style, so it is like going back in time. The location to the sights, custer state park, Mount Rushmore, crazy horse, and great motorcycle roads is very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We also picked this motel because of the reviews and they were correct. My wife and I are from the 60's so we loved the place. A short walk to the Buglin Bull where we had a couple of drinks and then ate. We received the 10% discount as well.

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Dillon, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent 2 nights at this wonderful motel. From the outside it looks like any other motel that you would pass by and say. Why would somebody want to stay here. Well you should. Being the summer tourist season hotels and motels are at a premium price. After lots of research on Trip Advisor I found this site. The reviews... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I knew from reviews this would be good but it far exceeded my expectations. The whole place looks freshly painted and wonderfully clean. They have added an outdoor seating area with tables, fire pit and hot tub which was great as we were travelling with 2 other couples. We got upgraded to a king suite which was awesome! The furnishings... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is awesome! It is one of the cleanest motels we've ever stayed in. We had the family room, which was perfect for our family of four. The owners were great, too. We got 10% discount on our supper and breakfast by showing our Rocket Motel key. We had the Wrangler for breakfast just across the street and it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Owners are lovely. Central location to everything. Walk to many restaurants. Rooms nice size and clean. Rooms only have small showers but room size makes up for it. Water pressure and tempoerature also changes throughout day.

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Goldthwaite, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the rocket from July 13th tHru 17. we found it through TripAdvisor and all of the reviews were spot on rooms are so clean it's almost unbelievable. although there is no coffee in the rooms and no continental breakfast there is coffee in the lobby and great conversation great Christian people. Custer is a small town with... More 

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