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State Game Lodge

13389 Us Highway 16A, Custer, SD 57730
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Marysville, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dinner in the lodge was terrific. Breakfast buffet was okay. We stayed in a motel room off the side of the main lodge. Rooms were okay, nothing special. Clean enough, thought kind of a dark setting. Nice gift shop. Did enjoy staying in the park.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We did not stay at the State Game Lodge but we made reservations to eat at the White House Room in the Lodge. You need to make reservations for this room. It has 15 tables only. Your table is covered in a white table cloth and you are served on china and crystal. There is another dining room off of... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A little pricey but they serve alligator and snake along with bison. The actual lodge is nice and historic. Friendly service and gift shop. The food took a while but had good portions and was cooked well.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Best food in the area. The buffet had more than enough food and every choice was excellent. The items off the menu were equally as good if not better. I had the buffalo burger. It was amazing. Note: add butter to your burger. Buffalo is lean and it needs the fat. It was so good that I inhaled it down.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here expecting a room in the lodge but were given a cabin instead. We enjoy a cabin so this was not a problem, but you might want to make preferences known when booking your reservation. The location at the heart of Custer State Park can't be beat...easy access to the visitor center and the Wildlife Loop Road. Our... More 

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Thank Jodi307
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in a Housekeeper Cabin at the State Game Lodge instead of a room in the main lodge. It was perfect! A two bedroom cabin with a kitchen and bathroom as well as a screened porch and a fire pit right outside. Within walking distance of the Coolidge General Store and the main lodge with a stream behind the... More 

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Lodi, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in one of the "motel" rooms off to the left side of the main building. The room was small, very Disney-like, but for the amount of time we spent there (which was minimal) it did the job. The beds were comfortable, the pillows really nice, and the bathroom was clean and well kept. We asked for extra blankets... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our room was the Eisenhower room, one of the historical rooms where Dwight D. Eisenhower stayed. Let me warn you, it's tiny! It fits a queen size bed, one chair and one nightstand and that is about it, but the bathroom was large. No view, which was disappointing, considering you are in this beautiful park. One window looked at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights recently while on tour. There are a fridge and a microwave in the room which had recently been expanded. Here is a nice gift shop and a great bar with a bartender who makes a mean Margarita! During happy hour they serve delicious punch and cookies. They have a breakfast buffet which serves fresh fruit and... More 

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daytona beac, fl
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such a great time at the Lodge. They have renovated a lot of the rooms. The restaurant is really nice and they have a small but friendly lounge. Matthew was our bartender and he was terrific. Make sure you stop in.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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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
Location: United States > South Dakota > Custer
Price Range: $236 - $237 (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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