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Sylvan Lake Lodge

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louisville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I would recommend it. Cute, old hotel with all the old lodge charm - huge stone fireplace, great outdoor deck, majesty of Sylvan Lake. Restaurant and bar on site with good food and drinks. I've stayed at a lot of national and state park lodges- they are usually not updated. Sylvan Lake was nice but I will say for $175/night... More 

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Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great trip through the Black Hills. Custer State Park is amazing. The Wildlife Loop a great ride. The Needles highway wonderful. The park is A+. Then there's this place. Dated would be kind. The mattress was definitely 20th century. The towels were anything but fluffy. The room was cramped and due to the way it was arranged, one's... More 

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New Castle, IN
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our past visit we stayed in a cabin and we were hoping to do that again. However, with making this reservation at the last minute, we were booked in the lodge. The room was fabulous, with a balcony, wonderful bed and bedding. The dining proved to be excellent and the servers were a delight.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights at the lodge and had a great time. The room was huge and had two queen beds. The food at the lodge's restaurant was great (Breakfast and dinner). Sylvan Lake is a quick 5 minute walk from the lodge.

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Palm Beach, Florida, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous scenic drive that brought us to the Sylvan Lake Lodge where we stopped for lunch. The food was so wonderful, It was truly the best meal we had had in the last week of traveling. The salad with grilled salmon was fabulous! Our server Marcos could not have been more accommodating. Looks like a gem of a hotel... More 

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Thank norestraveller
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is only one reason to stay here. Location. It's just a half mile drive from the lake. Oh!! By the way , the lodge is not on the lake shore as some pictures indicate. The rooms are outdated. Bed and comforter looked old. Bed is not very comfortable. Room was not well lit. Kind of a depressing atmosphere. I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 1 night in the lodge. Room was small but comfortable with a nice view from the window and the front and back of the lodge. Would not recommend the restaurant however. Poor service and expensive for value.

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Orlando, FL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Convenient for Custer State Park, and 25 minutes from Mount Rushmore. A mile from Sylvan Lake. Comfortable, but could stand updating. Rooms have microwave, and a good size refrigerator. No issues with this hotel, and would definitely stay here again.

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

I guess I've been to too many national park lodges to get excited about staying at Sylvan Lake Lodge. Our room was very tiny. We had to step over suitcases and even though there was a small closed with a luggage rack, the closet was too small to get a suitcase into. I think the overnight rate for the tiny... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

Had the grandkids ready to go fishing at Sylvan Lake and needed to make sure no own got 'hangry'... quick service, very tasty, and the front staff were super nice. Its a beautiful location, by the way.

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This accommodation is located on Custer State Park's Sylvan Lake. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sylvan Lake Lodge

Address: 24572 Sd Highway 87, Custer, SD 57730-5201
Location: United States > South Dakota > Custer
Hotel Class:3 star — Sylvan Lake Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 66
Also Known As:
Sylvan Lake Hotel Custer
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