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Calamity Peak Lodge

12557 US Highway 16A P.O. Box 61, Custer, SD 57730-8301
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#5 of 18 hotels in Custer
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See why so many travelers make Calamity Peak Lodge their motel of choice when visiting Custer. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a quaint setting with an array of amenities designed for travelers like you. As your “home away from home,” the motel rooms offer a flat screen TV, a kitchenette, and a refrigerator, and getting online is easy, with free wifi available. Guests have access to outdoor furniture, a picnic area, and an outdoor fireplace while staying at Calamity Peak Lodge. In addition, Calamity Peak Lodge offers barbeque facilities, which will help make your Custer trip additionally gratifying. And, as an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests. Close to Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway (1.6 mi), a popular Custer landmark, Calamity Peak Lodge is a great destination for tourists. While visiting Custer, you may want to try some filet mignon at one of the nearby restaurants, such as Custer Corral Family Buffet. Plus, during your trip, don’t forget to check out some of the popular art galleries, such as Art Expressions and Buffalo Boys. We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Calamity Peak Lodge as you experience all of the things Custer has to offer.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Private check-in / check-out
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Picnic area
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We stayed 3 nights in #4 the last week of September and it was perfect for us. My Husband and I travel with our dogs and this cabin/room was perfect with a front and back door, plenty of room to be comfortable and the owner was really nice and helpful.
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Response from Lori H, Owner at Calamity Peak Lodge
Responded Nov 4, 2019
Thank you for such a great review. So glad you liked our place. We try to make people at home when they stay with us. Hope to see you guys another time.
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If you want the most affordable, relaxed, clean, pet-friendly place in a quiet location in Custer, SD, look no further. THIS IS IT. Joe & Lori made me feel completely welcomed & safe. Genuine, helpful, caring people. Traveling with two pets, my cozy room was ideal for our needs. Loved the rustic western feel and the views out both windows. Bed was SO comfortable I did not want to get out of it in the mornings. Bathroom nicely re-done. Appreciated the shelves! Also closet space in room to hang coats & shirts. Owners put effort into maintaining & updating property and want you to be happy. Best part is feeling like you are staying IN Custer State Park without actually doing so. Serene, beautiful, rejuvenating. I truly feel blessed to have found this little gem and I cannot wait to go back!!! Highest recommendations to all. Only please don't book my room for when I want to return! (smiling) Joe & Lori, you are the best. My heartfelt thanks. God Bless you for your kindness. Laura B. (and Jazzy & Sunny too!) :-)
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This place is awesome. Centrally located to all the great attractions in the black hills. The owners Joe and Lori are great hosts. So very helpful and friendly. The grounds are very well kept. Will stay here again.
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Response from Lori H, Owner at Calamity Peak Lodge
Responded Jul 17, 2019
So glad you enjoyed yourself at Calamity Peak Lodge. The black hills are so beautiful to see. So much to do. Hope to see you guys soon again. thanks so much for the review.
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We stayed in a smaller unit. It was perfect for our short vacation to the hills. The bathroom was recently remodeled and the bed was very comfortable! We walked on the Michelson trail every day. My 5 year old grandson loved our “cabin”! We will definitely stay there again. The owners are very nice nice and helpful.
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Response from Lori H, Owner at Calamity Peak Lodge
Responded Jul 9, 2019
We are so glad you had a great time in the Black Hills. The beauty and wonders that are here can't be beat. Looking forward to having you guys come and stay with us again. Until then have a great rest of your year.
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Owner was very friendly and was expecting us when we checked in. Room was as described and very clean. This property backs right up to the national forest, so you can go for a walk in the woods if you feel like it. Rooms are well maintained and charming. It is more authentic than some other so-called retreats or resorts in the Black Hills and would reiterate that it was much cleaner than other places we've stayed in the Dakotas. Property is dog-friendly and the owners even petted our overly-friendly dog. We will be staying again- maybe every year.
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Response from Lori H, Owner at Calamity Peak Lodge
Responded Jun 18, 2019
So glad you really enjoyed yourself at Calamity Peak Lodge. We take a lot of pride in our place.We look forward to seeing you next year
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Frequently Asked Questions about Calamity Peak Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Calamity Peak Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Needles Eye (4.8 miles), Needles Highway (4.9 miles), and Custer State Park (2.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Calamity Peak Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and barbeque facilities.
Which room amenities are available at Calamity Peak Lodge?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Calamity Peak Lodge?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Calamity Peak Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Calamity Peak Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Skogen Kitchen, Black Hills Burger and Bun Co., and The Custer Wolf.
Are pets allowed at Calamity Peak Lodge?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Calamity Peak Lodge?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Four Mile Old West Town (6.8 miles).