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211 Mt Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730
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Rocket Motel
Ranked #2 of 19 Hotels in Custer
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Greybull, Wyoming
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63 reviews 63 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Fort Collkins, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the sights @ Rapid City SD as a destination, I highly recommend going a bit further to the south (@ 20 miles) to get a great, inexpensive night or 2 at the Rocket Motel in Custer SD where we spent last Thursday night. From here. Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse monument, Needles Hwy, Custer State Park (think scenes right out... More

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Gloucestershire UK
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 4 nights over round up weekend. Rocket has everything you want in a Motel. Clean, comfortable, great location in the centre of Custer and good value. The owners are very friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay again and unreservedly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the nicest motel I have ever stayed at. Nicest folks you ever want to meet. Better than those big name hotels . If you're stopping in Custer, be sure to stay at The Rocket Motel...you'll be glad you did!

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Shelby Township, Michigan
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Rocket Motel is an old fashioned motel that makes one feel as if they rode a time machine back to the 1950's. However, it is very well maintained, very clean, reasonably priced, and provides a good hub for a visit to the Black Hills area. If you enjoy the nostalgia, and don't mind the drawbacks that is. The rooms... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Rocket in late August 2014. Check in was quick and simple. The rooms were small, but super clean - which is very important to this gal! We had the family suite which had 3 full sized beds, great for 2 kids and parents. Not very much storage for the size of the room, but if you... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked two double rooms and they were extremely clean with comfortable beds and the wifi seemed to work fine. There isn't a lot of storage space and while it had air conditioning it worked on a timer making it a little hard to regulate the temperature. There isn't in-room coffee but for just a few dollars more they'll provide... More

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Bemidji, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

When called to book a room asked about parking motorcycles, and was given room with easy motorcycle parking on flatter area (parking lot is basically a hill) which was right outside our room. Room was nice with white linens and black and white decor. Had a little 2 room suite with kitchenette which included stovetop, flatware, utensils, pots/pans, toaster, and... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This is a non-smoking hotel with parking outside your door. Beds are comfortable and the rooms are very clean. This place has a retro feel to it. The people are so friendly and accommodating. I would recommend it if you are looking for a clean, basic place!

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Address: 211 Mt Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730
Location: United States > South Dakota > Custer
Number of rooms: 27
Also Known As:
Rocket Hotel Custer
Rocket Motel Custer

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