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Custer's Cottage

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P.O. Box 174, Medora, ND 58645
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Donnybrook, North Dakota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We are annual visitors to the beautiful town of Medora, ND, and every year we always stay here. It is wonderful to have your own house to stay in while on vacation, especially somewhere quaint, where you go to relax and enjoy the peacefulness of the Badlands. Now granted these homes of Custer's cottage are not brand new, nor are... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The host Mary is very patient and helpful. I slept in the wagon at a very reasonable price. The experience is unique. I had a good time staying there, and would recommend to friends. Besides, it is really close to the national park. You cannot go wrong.

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eagan, mn
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Let me start my review by saying, if you are looking for higher end accomodations with all the extras this is definately not for you..however-if you want an inexpensive, clean place to stay for your visit to Medora then I highly recommend this place. This is a privately owned older house and you can either rent the main floor of... More 

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Morocco, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We stayed here as a work crew off and on for 8 weeks. Mary and Kenny are the best hosts for this type of accomodations. We stayed in a partially completed house and they were always there when we needed them. the were very helpful with local services, as there are few, and our stay could not have been better.

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Vermilion, Canada
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205 reviews 205 reviews
34 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Mary has a house that she rents out. That is what we got for the night. She was going through some renovations at the time. The first thing I noticed about the house was the smell. It smelled like cats or dogs had peed on the carpet and the smell just lingered. There was no air conditioning, just a single... More 

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Healy, AK
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

This is a review of the Wooly Wagons next to Custer’s Cottage operated by the same folks at the same location. The wagon is the best value, and most fun surprise, in Medora! It is located within easy walking distance of town. Summer tourism here causes high hotel and camping costs. So this is not only a place to stay... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

We read reviews prior to booking, and the cleanliness of the house was mentioned. This is important to us. However, this house in not clean! The oven looked like it had years of grime inside, the refrigerator was dirty with old food, the ventilation grilles were covered in dirt wiht dust balls in front of them. The front yard was... More 

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Custer, SD
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

We were looking for somewhere reasonably priced to fit 6 people comfortably and we found it at Custer's Cottage. We rented the upstairs which had 4 bedrooms, living area, kitchen and bathroom and had plenty of room. We arrived in 90 + temperatures to find the house was cool and extremely comfortable with a very efficient air conditioner. The kitchen... More 

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Mpls, Mn
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81 reviews 81 reviews
16 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2011

This SO MUCH MORE THAN A HOTEL! You actually get a HOUSE with more than one bedroom, a kitchen, bathroom, TV/living room, and LAUNDRY! There is also a charcoal grill, if you like. Okay, so the look is 70s, but who cares? It could not be cleaner or more comfortable! My daughter actually got a HUGE kick out of the... More 

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Cody WY
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9 reviews 9 reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2008

Stayed here several years ago, but will be back. Good location to see the Theodore Roosevelt Nat'l Park, south unit. In the historic town of Medora, ND. Summer musicals, good food in Medora.

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Address: P.O. Box 174, Medora, ND 58645
Location: United States > North Dakota > Medora
Number of rooms: 7

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