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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Creekside rooms which are across the car park from the main lodge. The rooms are large and well equipped, however the WiFi is hit a miss. The staff are very nice and helpful, however you can really see the difference between the permanent local staff members and the summer squad who don't give the impression they... More 

Thank paripatetic
Chanhassen, MN
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48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a couple nights in the Eisenhower Room at the State Game Lodge. The hotel in a very beautiful spot and is extremely historic. However, unfortunately I think the actual lodge rooms have been allowed to run down quite a bit. Poor bathrooms and general maintenance. If you really crave the historic nature of a place, then go for... More 

Thank Mike S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family wanted to visit Mount Rushmore over a four-day weekend. We decided to rent a cabin in Custer state park. Since it was off-season, we got a good deal. It turned out to average less than $200/night. Having a kitchen, as ill-equipped as it was saved our family from having to eat out. I would gladly put more money... More 

Thank Tanya73Boulder
New York City, New York
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is perfect for a few days to get away from it all. Custer State Park is an amazingly beautiful place and this Lodge is right in the heart of it all. We stayed in one of the rooms that was off the main building. Kind of like a motel room. Place was spotless, nice bathroom, comfortable bed and... More 

Thank bobbyfdny
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to custer state park for the last 5 years. The park itself is one of the prettiest places I have ever been. Buffalo roam free and there are trails and hikes for all. There are four lodges in the park and we have stayed at two of them. If you love the mountains and camping atmosphere... More 

Thank Lap45
Eden Prairie
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome buffalo burgers at a reasonable price. Food all seemed high quality and fresh (fruit). Nice ambiance and decor. Wait staff attentive but not overbearing. Would definitely go back another time!

Thank Angie M
South Dakota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Game Lodge has been my "go to" any time of the year within Custer State Park. It is rustic. It has a lovely gift shop. Great morning breakfast buffet and a historic dining room for the evening. The best part of the last trip was the 600 hundred head of buffalo wandering through the grassy area in front of... More 

Thank JQWD
Yorktown, Virginia
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant menu selections are limited, pricey, and takes forever; therefore, opt for the buffet, if you must eat here. Our waitress was slow taking/filling our orders and curt to the point of being rude.

Thank Patricia B
Rapid City, South Dakota
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't no where to start, Very noisy rooms meaning we could here every flush ,foot step,cough from other rooms. And the cars that drove by. Cleanliness is not a top priority . Dust on the head boards. Most important was what appeared to be mold on the wall in the bathroom just below the fan the very noisy fan.... More 

Thank julaineonken
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

I love staying at the Game Lodge. The best compliment I can pay is that it is easy to stay here. The staff is always helpful and pleasant. The accommodations are comfortable and I always feel at home. You do pay more for the location, but where else can you open your window in the morning and watch 300 buffalo... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Custer State Park, this family accommodation once served as housing for the state's game keepers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about State Game Lodge

Address: 13389 US Highway 16a, Custer, SD 57730-8351
Location: United States > South Dakota > Custer
Price Range: $230 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — State Game Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 101
Also Known As:
State Game Hotel Custer
State Game Resort
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