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Bavarian Inn
855 N Fifth Street, PO Box 152, Custer, SD 57730   |  
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Ranked #4 of 19 Hotels in Custer
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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“Amazing personal touches”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This wonderful hotel was the favorite hotel I've ever stayed in. Owned by a young couple-they have added so many personal touches-cookies at the desk, sprinkles for the kids (and adults) at breakfast, even cute tiny rubber ducks w/ your soap. Rooms were spotless. Service was super friendly. Totally recommend this wonderful gem to anyone traveling around Mt Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Wind cave area.

  • Stayed April 2015, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Rapid City, South Dakota
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Bavarian is an excellent hotel to stay at. It has a rustic look but with all the modern amenities that on looks for in a hotel. The view around the Bavarian is breath taking views of the Black Hills. The staff at the Bavarian is very courteous and helpful. An awesome to hotel to stay at in Custer with the family or for business

  • Stayed April 2015, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sherry B, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review, 6 days ago
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of our property. We appreciate your business and enjoyed serving you.

Sincerely,

Marcel & Sherry Wahlstrom
Bavarian Inn, Black Hills
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Benton, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bavarian Inn is a wonderful place to stay. The owners and staff are super friendly. The rooms are very clean and the buildings and grounds well kept. If you are traveling to the Black Hills you will definitely want to stay at the Bavarian Inn at Custer! Continental breakfast,pools, hot tub and outdoor decks!! Will be back!!

Stayed April 2015
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Sherry B, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review, 6 days ago
We loved your review of the Bavarian Inn titled AWESOME STAY! Thank you so much for taking the time. Online reviews are so important to our small business. We really appreciate your business and would love to see you again soon.

Sincerely,

Marcel & Sherry Wahsltrom
Bavarian Inn, Black Hills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have a great group of staff. They were willing to accommodate a large group for stay and place for us to cater a supper. Always greeted us with a smile and asked if there was anything else they could do to make the stay more enjoyable.

Stayed April 2015, traveled with friends
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Sherry B, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review, 1 week ago
It was such a pleasure serving you. Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. We appreciate the 5 star review and hope we see you again soon.

Marcel & Sherry Wahlstrom
Bavarian Inn, Black HIlls
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Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice staff, clean rooms, and the renovations to office and pool area are amazing! Savannah, the Assistant GM went above and beyond to welcome our group and even provided the restaurant for us all to meet before it was officially open. The Bavarian Inn is also a great location for vacationing or a couples getaway.

  • Stayed April 2015, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sherry B, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review, 1 week ago
Thank you so much for choosing the Bavarian Inn for your group. It was such a pleasure having you all here. We really appreciate your flexibility with the catering arrangements. It was so much fun setting up our new dining room and seeing how the space was utilized. I know Savannah really enjoyed working with you all as well. Your business is appreciated and we hope to see you all again.

Sincerely,

Marcel & Sherry Wahlstrom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the first time I talked with the receptionist I felt like I was a regular patron at the Bavarian. So friendly and accommodating, gave me a great deal, and informed me the pet fee was only $25 per stay for both dogs not each. Wow.
When we arrived a couple of hours late (spent some time at devils tower wy)
The front desk was so pleasant and accommodating, recommended a local restaurant as we wanted to eat before moving in.
When we moved into the room my wife and I Were very impressed. Clean comfortable and affordable.
Breakfast was continental style, and adequate. The morning desk guy doubled as the most amazing tour guide.
And all the staff were amazing.
And they even had a doggy poop bag dispenser on the well groomed rear yard
A definite 10 out of 10

Stayed April 2015, traveled as a couple
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Sherry B, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review, 1 week ago
Thank you so much for writing such a wonderful and heartfelt review of the Bavarian Inn. We really appreciate your time in spreading the good word. Your patronage is very much appreciated and we hope the hills call you back.

Sincerely,

Marcel & Sherry Wahlstrom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a chance on the Bavarian Inn because of the reviews. On our cross country trip we stayed in a variety of places-upscale city hotels, big chains, B&bs. This is not the usual for us and it proved to be one of our favorites. This place is basic, but they take basic to the perfect level. The bed was VERY comfortable with 6 (!) pillows. The room was spotless and the standard amenities (coffee, lotion, shampoo) were of a higher quality than I expected. The breakfast was what we eat at home -cereal, coffee, fruit, yogurt-but the cheeriness of the breakfast room and the conversations I had with other guests as well as the owners just made the day start out right. The big kicker is this place is cheap-at least for me it is. I spent 50% more at a Days Inn a few nights before out in the middle of nowhere. I was so glad to have found this gem!

Stayed April 2015, traveled as a couple
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Sherry B, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review, 1 week ago
Thank you so much for your business and your very kind words. It was a pleasure to serve you and we hope to see you again soon.

Marcel & Sherry Wahlstrom
Bavarian Inn, Black HIlls
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Additional Information about Bavarian Inn

Address: 855 N Fifth Street, PO Box 152, Custer, SD 57730
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Location: United States > South Dakota > Custer
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Custer
#8 Romantic Hotel in Custer
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 64
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled in a picturesque mountain resort setting, the Bavarian Inn offers 64, deluxe rooms, suites, and jacuzzi rooms. Amenities include flat screen televisions with HD programming, free high speed wi-fi, indoor/outdoor heated pools, hot tub, sauna, tennis court, playground, fitness trail, on-premise laundry and a wonderful restaurant and lounge. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Bavarian Inn Motel & Restaurant Hotel Custer
Bavarian Inn Motel And Restaurant
Bavarian Hotel Custer
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