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“Great Family Friendly Resort” 4 of 5 stars
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2720 Chapel Lane, Rapid City, SD 57702 (Formerly Lake Park Resort Motel)   |  
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Ranked #24 of 52 Hotels in Rapid City
La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great Family Friendly Resort”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

We stayed in a large 2 bedroom cabin. Comforts of home but with rustic campground feel. Staff and service is exceptional. Kids wanted to be at resort more than out visiting attractions. Would recommend to a family looking for a comfortable place to stay without the confinement of hotel walls.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wilmington,DE
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

Loved this cabin on the lake. It was clean and roomy. Nothing fancy but for the price it was a deal. Great location close to downtown (10 min) and Mt. Rushmore (40 min).

Room Tip: We stayed in Cabin 32 close to entrance and it was perfect.
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Pipestone MN
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

My son got married a week ago in Rapid City, SD. All of my family stayed at Canyon Lake Resort. We had absolutely fantastic service from these people - way beyond expectation. The lodge is a really beautiful place - a great family gathering place. Our bed was very comfortable and the room was clean. We would definitely stay here again! Thank you for a great weekend!

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Edgemont,SD 57735
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

My experience at Canyon Lake Resort was wonderful,I have never stayed at a place where the employees were so concerned about your well being,to see if everything was okay & if you were comfortable & if you slept good,& always asking if there is anything they could do to make a persons stay any better let them know.

Room Tip: It wouldn't matter what room was available it would be great. A person can watch the deer,ducks...
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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011 via mobile

Room/bathroom clean. Location was good for my day trips that took me in different directions each day. Downside: horrible bed. I only stay in motor courts and cabins on my annual cross country road trips and this is worst in years. Also, bedroom is tiny, which presents an issue if two adults are in room; you can't walk between wall and one side of bed. Also, the website is misleading in that it gives appearance of a secluded lake . Not the case; plenty of traffic one block away and the lake is with a city park. Disappointed it lacked the serenity I anticipated; all that aside, if you just need a place to sleep, it's a good deal---if you get a room with decent mattress.

  • Stayed October 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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shootingstar46, Manager at Canyon Lake Resort, responded to this review, December 30, 2011
Thank you for submitting your review. We appreciate your comment regarding the discomfort of your bed. Since your visit we have upgraded our mattress for a more comfortable stay. We find every comment helpful and useful in providing customer satisfaction throughout his or her stay in the Black HIlls. I hope you will reconsider staying with us again in the future.
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Wessington, South Dakota, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2011

I have stayed in both the motel rooms and the cabins. Clean, and very comfortable. The management and staff are very friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Carter Lake, IA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2011

My husband and I have stayed here several times over the last ten years. ALWAYS have a wonderful time. We have stayed in the motel section but mostly at the large cabin next to the laundry facility. It is like our little 'home away from home'--we just love it! They have always been VERY accommodating and kind to us. We look forward to taking a trip there soon.

Room Tip: Get the large cabin if you can--very homey!
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  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Canyon Lake Resort

Address: 2720 Chapel Lane, Rapid City, SD 57702 (Formerly Lake Park Resort Motel)
Location: United States > South Dakota > Rapid City
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Rapid City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 22
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Canyon Lake Resort is located on the west shore of Canyon Lake in Rapid City, South Dakota. Nestled in the foothills of the Black Hills, Canyon Lake Resort offers a restful and peaceful atmosphere. Join us at our locally owned, family-friendly lodge, motel and cabins. Accommodations range from motel rooms with 2 queen beds, single cabins, 2 bedroom cabins, 3 bedroom and our 5 bedroom lodge. Our lodging is available year round with all of the units equipped with some type of cooking capability, with microwaves and/or stoves and refrigerators. Our beautiful resort is the perfect location for any family milestone or gathering, including reunions, family vacations, weddings and more. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Canyon Lake Hotel Rapid City
Canyon Lake Motel

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