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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Big Sky Lodge for one night in late July. I made the reservation over the phone, and I was treated very well. We were welcomed when we arrived, and our room was modest but clean and very much met our needs for one night. The motel is a throwback to the days of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

PROS The view, the outside hot tub, and the staff Central location to Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, the Badlands, the Black Hills, Custer State Park, Wind Cave, Deadwood, and Sturgis Clean bed linens and towels CONS Bath tub was very slippery; abrasive strips added later did very little to prevent slipping Quilt and badly "pilled" blanket had to date back... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is well located for seeing Mt. Rushmore and the other attractions South of Rapid City. It is clean, the bed was comfortable and the breakfast adequate. The rooms could use some improvement as well as the bathrooms, nothing fancy. The front desk people are very helpful and nice.

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very large room with 2 queen beds which was great for traveling with 2 teenage girls. This is not a modern motel; everything about it is dated. We were gone all day anyway so it was perfect for what we needed. AC was cold and the right size for the room. Bathroom was small but plumbing worked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I take a trip yearly; This year we choose South Dakota. We were there a week. We stayed at 4 different hotel/motel inn's & out of all of them, Big Sky Lodge was the most welcoming as well as spectacular views. While not as up to date as modern hotels, Big Sky was like visiting with family.... More 

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

A friend who lives in Rapid City recommended this Lodge. It has an awesome view of the Rapid City skyline below the lodge, especially at night! We stayed there for 5 nights (July 16 - July 21) and only had 1 problem. On our last night there, we came back from a long hot day of sightseeing to find the... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

If you want a hotel with a pool and a blow dryer in the room and all the luxurious amenities that don't really matter if you're just there to sleep, don't go here. If you want an affordable and more down home, quaint experience in a western town with a killer view and pet friendly rooms, choose this place. My... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

It offers a great view and the staff were nice. Could use some updating of the rooms. Had a nice breakfast and it was a nice change from the usual chain hotels. Good location to get to Mount Rushmore and crazy horse monument.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We stayed at Big Sky Lodge for one night. We spent most of our trip camping, but stayed here the first night because we were arriving late. The lodge is great for a quick and convenient stay. The rooms aren't super updated or fancy, so if you are looking for something more that speed I wouldn't recommend this motel. But... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We stayed 2 nights while seeing the sights near Rapid City. The room was fine, as was the breakfast. What we liked most were the owners, who were friendly and helped us in planning our sightseeing. We will stay there again next time we are in the area.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Big Sky Lodge

Address: 4080 Tower Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701-5391
Location: United States > South Dakota > Rapid City
Price Range: $85 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Big Sky Hotel Rapid City
Big Sky Motel
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#3 Family Hotel in Rapid City
#3 Best Value Hotel in Rapid City
#7 Business Hotel in Rapid City
#7 Romantic Hotel in Rapid City
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