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Midlothian, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay for a good price when visiting Mt Rushmore. We stayed one night, the owner was very nice and does a great job. He was very friendly and helped us with the area. Less then 10 miles to Mt. Rushmore and close to Custer National Park. We would stay there again if we were in the area.

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Saskatoon
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30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here on recommendations from friends. Your close to restaurants, groceries and beer stores all in walking distance. The motel rooms are a throw back to the old style cabins. You can sit on a bench outside your room and enjoy the view. There is a light morning breakfast. It is a clean quaint stay that gives you an... More 

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The young man who owns/manages this hotel does an incredible job. Very friendly and professional. The room was very clean and the beds were firm and comfy. There was a free breakfast as well with fresh fruits. We will stay here again.

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Thank Sandy B
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

My mom, teenage twin boys, and myself stayed here for one night while visiting Mt. Rushmore. This is a family run place and it was great! The beds were comfortable and the bathroom was well stocked! The owner was really nice and it was convenient to several restaurants and only about 10-15 min drive to Mt. Rushmore. I am looking... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

I stayed with my friend for two nights at The Lantern Inn. It was one of the highlights of our trip. It is a nice and simple motel that is clean and comfortable. What really made this the best place is the people that work there and the other guests. This will always be my first choice when staying in... More 

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Thank Car_liza9701
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

If you're looking for a small, nice, and simple place to stay, this is the place to be. It's less than a mile from the town where are the shops and restaurants are located. It's family owned and the family is really friendly. They have free wifi however it doesn't work very well in the rooms although the owner said... More 

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Thank Don S
Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for one night while traveling through town on a work trip. The man at the front desk was very kind and checked me in efficiently. The room was outdated and small, but sufficient, especially for one or two travellers. Breakfast included English muffins, oranges, and homemade oatmeal (not the packet stuff) with fixings. The adjacent wetland provided... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

WE LOVE The Lantern Inn. You know it may not be the fanciest place to stay, but there is so much more. The facilities are clean, it is a quiet peaceful place to stay and is very homey. The staff are incredible who will do whatever is required to make your stay a pleasant one. I recommend this place to... More 

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Spearfish, South Dakota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

The Lantern Inn is a great family owned motel in Hill City. It's conveniently located on the main road, across the street from the only grocery store in town, just a couple blocks to access the Mickelson Trail and a couple more blocks to downtown Hill City. This is older motel, well kept grounds with a small pool and a... More 

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Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Me and my family stopped in for 1 night and stayed for 4. This non chain motel is exactly what we look for on our trips better service extremely soft beds and a nice breakfast in the mornings to get us going. It's has a beautiful view and superb location from all attractions in and around hill city. Outdoor hot... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family owned and operated motel with 18 rooms and room front parking. We have a outdoor pool and hot tub,grills and picnic tables and a fire pit. You will also enjoy free Wi-Fi and a private trout stream located on the property with a great fishing lake right across the road. Only 2 blocks from downtown Hill city attractions and a short drive to the world famous Mt. Rushmore monument. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lantern Inn

Address: 580 Main St, (for mail): P.O. Box 744 Hill City, Hill City, SD 57745-2006
Location: United States > South Dakota > Hill City
Price Range: $97 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lantern Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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