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Overview
Custer State Park 25453 Highway 87, Custer, SD 57730 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

I reserved the Commissioners Cabin at The Blue Bell Lodge in Custer State Park one year in advance in August 2018. We were all very excited about being in the actual park and being in a more rustic place than a hotel. I do not...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank NorthStar25078
Reviewed October 5, 2018

After all of the good reviews I was expecting much better, but there are so many different types of cabins perhaps it was just this type that needs updating. We stayed in two different Queen Housekeeping Cabins for 2 nights each, #1 and #3. #3...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Cassie L
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We spent 5 nights in one of the cabins built in the 1930's. What a treat. From there we were just a short drive to Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Badlands, Needles and Iron Mountain roads, Wind Cave, Custer State Park and so much more. We...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank moonturtles
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Our Cabin at Blue Bell was amazing. It is set in the beautiful Custer State Park surrounded by Ponderosa Pines. The cabins are quite far apart from each other so you feel tremendous privacy. We made breakfast in the cabin every morning and ate dinner...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Valerie V
Reviewed September 21, 2018

We were driving through Custer State Park and stopped to eat at Blue Bell Lodge upon recommendations from the gals at the entrance to the park. What a GREAT experience! It was one of the highlights on our South Dakota summer trip! Great food and...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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About
Description
A historical lodge offering horseback riding and camping trips through Custer State park. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
240
Also Known As
Blue Bell Hotel Custer
Location
United States > South Dakota > Custer
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
240
Also Known As
Blue Bell Hotel Custer
Location
United States > South Dakota > Custer
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Jellybean032068
May 18, 2016|
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Response from freqtravelfamilyof4 | Reviewed this property |
1. I didn't need laundry but I am sure there are facilities onsite. 2. This probably depends on when you're going but when we went last July reservations needed to be made ahead of time. In fact, there happened to be a... More
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March 13, 2016|
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Response from florencep242 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe that they do have air conditioning. I believe that we were in 4. We used it!
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February 29, 2016|
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Response from HowlnBubba | Reviewed this property |
The fire pits have grills. You can use from the room (Provided for inside fireplace). If you need more wood, the adjacent general store sells it. The only thing they don't sell is lighters/matches. Odd to have fireplaces... More
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"Don't choose a housekeeping cabin."
134cassiel
Oct 5, 2018
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"We enjoyed staying in one of the original cabins but would not be opposed to one of the newer cabins."
moonturtles
Oct 3, 2018
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"We stayed in Cabin 18"
Val_51_11
Sep 25, 2018
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"Book well in advance to get the cabin you want."
woodinjw
Jun 25, 2018
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