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Circle Pines, Minnesota
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Cottage was large and well-appointed. The owners made us feel welcome. We enjoyed our stay here and will return if ever in the area. Worth the trip a couple of miles outside of Hill City downtown area.

Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed October 3, 2016

We had two cottages. One for Grandpa and one for my family of five. It was clean, affordable, close to major attractions, and the owner was very helpful. We had the Nautical cottage and we got a portable bed and it had two queens, so it fit our family of 5. Fridge, coffee pot, and microwave. No utensils, FYI. So...

Thank Reynoldsclan
Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Stayed in cabin called Aspen. Newly built, the cabin has been very well built. Spacious inside and well furnished. Chuck, the owner, was quite superb. Ultra helpful and full of good local advice. He has worked hard to set this place up. BBQ's to grill in the evening, and a log fire lit around 7 pm every evening made this...

Thank phil j
Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night while visiting Mount Rushmore. We had the Tropical cottage and it was perfect for two people. The owners were extremely nice and helpful. Our room was extremely clean. I didn't feel the need to bring out the Lysol wipes. In the bathroom, there was mini Bath and Body Works soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion and...

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Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed September 11, 2016

After spending 10 days hitting motel after motel, we wanted a place where we could catch our breath. Whispering Winds did the trick wonderfully. Family owned and operated, we felt like we were visiting friends. The unit we had felt like a cabin, but was a wonderfully appointed room with a bath. Simple but super comfortable. At night our hosts...

Thank Daryl N
Knoxville, Tn
Reviewed September 7, 2016

This place is wonderful. It is right on the highway and a few miles from Hill City. The owners are super super nice and the cottage was so clean, it was the first place that I have ever stayed, that I didn't pull out the disinfectant wipes. It had a refrigerator, and I believe there was a microwave. They have...

1Thank oneof5Knoxville_Tn
Brigham City, Utah
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here in July 2016. My husband is on a wheelchair and we stayed in the Aspen cabin. It worked out great for us. The cottages are well furnished and the owners are on-site and attentive. The location is wonderful. Close to everything and still quiet.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed August 9, 2016

They have both camper spots and cabins to rent. The campers have full hookups. The cabins are all different sizes, on the small side but nice overall. They have a nice bathroom facility (one men and one women) with a shower. They have a laundry room with one washer and one dryer, but the prices are too expensive for a...

Thank JSprad8
United States
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Family of 5 (kids ages 13, 12, 11) enjoyed the clean, spacious new Family Cabin at the Whispering Winds Cottages. Easy location that was central to Mt. Rushmore, Custer State Park and Hill City. Gorgeous community area that included plenty of seating, grills and a fire pit. We really enjoyed the laid-back vibe that included a nightly fire-pit - bring...

1Thank FiveTravelers2Go
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights in the Sportmans Cottage! It was fitting for our large family and overall comfortable. Chuck the owner was extremely friendly and nice. We didn't take advantage of the cottage/resort amenities since it was a quick trip. Just a couple things to improve on was the pull out didn't have sheets and they were no...

Thank Lyn K
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly renovated lodging facility located 5 miles NE of Hill City, SD. One mile south of Three Forks on Highway 16. Perfect home base for all Black Hills attractions. Great for small groups and families vacationing together. Variety of options with one, two, and three bed units (mainly Queen Beds) Inviting decor. Microwaves and bar refrigerators. Central BBQ area with gas grill and bonfire pit. National Forest on 2 sides. Great Views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whispering Winds Cottages

Address: 12720 S Highway 16, Rapid City, SD 57702-7416
Location: United States > South Dakota > Rapid City
Price Range: $33 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Whispering Winds Cottages 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“All the rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles Lulu1984, Jul 28, 2016 | Read review
“The Nautical Room was GREAT!”
 of 5 bubbles 99jamiel, Jun 19, 2016 | Read review
“We love the nautical room with its 2 bedrooms”
 of 5 bubbles GingerbreadGrlz, Aug 18, 2015 | Read review
“The cottage has indoor plumbing and a kitchen area.”
 of 5 bubbles LainieP, Aug 11, 2015 | Read review
“They have cabins with a kitchen in them but with the grills open to everyone you wouldn't need it. All cabins have a fridge so we just bought stuff at the store and brought a cast iron pan and cooked eggs and bacon on grill for breakfast, went out for lunch, and cooked on campfire at night for supper.”
 of 5 bubbles 67cristals, Nov 8, 2013 | Read review
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