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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
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
CarK49 Murphysboro, Illinois
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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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    5 of 5 stars
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Murphysboro, Illinois
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rooms are clean, and most have been recently renovated, though they kept the 50's charm. Owners made sure we had everything we needed. The pavilion was perfect for our group. They love motorcyclists, and ride themselves.

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Center Valley, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hey Cats and Kittens, grab your mittens! Staying here reminded me of traveling "back in the day". The rooms are basic, but are perfect for those who are out sightseeing all day, and ready to relax at night. Super duper clean, and the softest bed linens ever! The owners and staff are genuinely pleasant and friendly. Coffee available in the... More 

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Newberry, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

great location, '50's charm, very clean, comfortable, and owners are wonderful and care about the property - fresh paint, rooms being updated. Easy drive to area attractions. Loved it and would definitely stay again!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Rocket is a very good choice for those not seeking a cabin. The staff was pleasant, let us check in several hours early and the room appeared very clean. The rooms are sparsely decorated, which is not a negative in a motel, but clean. The bed was comfortable and they provided a 10% dining discount at a few nearby... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When our family plans to camp in Custer changed, we were redirected to Rocket motel. I was a little hesitant as I am used to staying at Hiltons & Marriotts. To my surprise, this place was great! Refurbished with a rustic look. Also very clean. Staff is helpful & friendly. The owner, Don, spent time with our family sharing about... More 

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Independence
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rocket Motel is a quiet little motel, privately owned and operated by a couple that are putting a lot of work and pride into their motel. It is a 50's style motel, very clean, very reasonably priced. Our group of about 32 people had a great time staying there, and our hosts took very good care of us. It does... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just needed to find a clean and affordable place to rest 6 pair of eyes for one night. Road tripping with six (2 adult, 4 kids!) is very tricky because we always need two rooms (expensive!) and finding a hotel to accommodate us with one room is nearly impossible. Rocket Motel to the rescue! l love that they're keeping... More 

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Dysart, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not let the "vintage" look of this hotel fool you..it is absolutely adorable, very clean, very well maintained, tastefully decorated in a retro style. Our room was perfect for our family of 5. We had 2 areas, separated by the bathroom and short hallway. The kids side had a double bed plus a single bed, their own television, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners of this hotel have done a great job of remodeling this charming motel, keeping it retro with its little red doors, new carpet, bedding, red leather ( Naugahyde?) chair, mint green tile bath...but adding the amenities .... Flat screen, microwave and frig. There was also a picnic area and hot tub. The owners were helpful and the beds... More 

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Danville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nicely updated property with great owners and super clean rooms. It's a great place to stay and centrally located making it easy to visit all the local attractions (Crazy Horse, Mt. Rushmore and the park). Definitely recommend this as a place to stay in Custer.

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