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Calamity Peak Lodge

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Reviewed December 7, 2016

This lodge is actually two parts, one side is cabins and the other is more like a motel. The grounds are lovely and well-kept. We stayed in a cabin with a kitchenette and a deck that faced Calamity Peak. It was so cool! There were just two of us so we didn't need two beds and a pull out couch...

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Bella Vista, Arkansas, United States
Reviewed November 7, 2016

We spent 3 nights in unit 6, with a bedroom and separate sleeping area in the open space living room with kitchen and refrigerator. The cabin was immaculate and the beds were excellent with soft linens. This unit is next to the highway but sits back from the road and we never heard any traffic noise plus we were able...

1Thank Michelle T
Lori H, Owner at Calamity Peak Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks you Michelle for such a great review. I'm so glad that people get to see the same beauty we do day in and day out. When people come here they can see why we fell in love with this place. We hope to add you to our repeat customer also. This place is like family to us. Hope to...

Fayetteville, Arkansas
Reviewed October 30, 2016

I'm so glad I took a chance on this lodge. I visit the Black Hills about once a year and normally stay in a hotel, but I wanted a kitchen and deck this trip. My cabin had both those things, along with a wonderful view, so I had a very enjoyable spot for morning coffee and evening wine! This was...

1Thank Pamaloha
Lori H, Owner at Calamity Peak Lodge, responded to this review

Pam it was a pleasure to meet you. I look forward to seeing you again so you can take me to Black butte, that sounds wonderful to see. I'm also so glad you took a chance on us. This place is amazing. I'm so glad other see what we see here.

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Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

After staying one night at Calamity Peak we enjoyed ourselves so much we decided to stay another. Joe and Lori were awesome hosts, so helpful and accommodating of our three small dogs. The cabin was so cozy and the sheets and bed heavenly! We enjoyed having the kitchen and the barbecue. Easy to drive around to see incredibly beautiful sights...

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Reviewed October 3, 2016

We stayed twice during our ten days in South Dakota. The first time was in Room #9 which is upstairs in the owner's home. This room has a king size bed and is very large with a porch to sit outside and drink coffee in the mornings. The second time we stayed in Room 1A on the motel side of...

Thank BBTex
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed October 2, 2016

From the moment of check in throughout our 5 night stay the hosts couldn't have been nicer or more helpful. Our cabin, #9 was a delight! A log cabin feel, with beautiful pine paneling, spacious....everything one would need. Its proximity to park and town is a plus. Should I find myself in the area again, Calamity Peak Lodge would be...

Thank lolapat
Fresno, California
Reviewed September 24, 2016

We stayed at Calamity Peak Lodge on our first visit to South Dakota in September 2016. This family run motel is located near the west entrance to Custer State Park. Owners, Joe and Lori gave tips on sightseeing and restaurants. The rooms at the lodge are as described. We stayed in units 2 and 3 (with full kitchen), each unit...

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Reviewed September 23, 2016

This place is a short drive out of downtown but the nice quiet room was appreciated. Central to many of the attractions in the Custer area. No continental breakfast available. We stayed in # 9, room was nice but bathroom area could use an update. Overall good value for the price, I would stay here again.

Thank Carrie S
Reviewed September 22, 2016

Another yr another great visit. Again in unit 7. Since last yr all outlets have been upgraded to 3 prong and shower was retiled. Each unit is different some with kitchens and some with just microwave. So look at website before booking. Back to unit 7, it does have about 30 steps so not for someone that has trouble stairs....

Thank seniortvlr
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

We have wanted to stay at Calamity Peak Lodge after driving by for years. We were not disappointed. We stayed with family and had 3 rooms. Each was clean and well appointed. The rooms are small, but really perfect for this kind of stay. You really feel like you are away from it all. There is a great gathering place...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Calamity Peak Lodge

Address: 12557 US Hwy 16A, P.O. Box 61, Custer, SD 57730
Location: United States > South Dakota > Custer
Price Range: $52 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Unit 6 was quiet, had a deck and awesome unobstructed view of mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles 990MichelleT990, Nov 7, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are unique and good.”
 of 5 bubbles bigg156, Jul 14, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in 6 and 10. #6 had a great view of Calamity Peak from the balcony. #10 was an updated room with improved features.”
 of 5 bubbles JonS759, Oct 17, 2015 | Read review
“look at their website each room is different rooms 6, 7 and 9 require you climbing at many stairs at 5000'”
 of 5 bubbles seniortvlr, Sep 29, 2015 | Read review
“the cabins east of the creek are awesome”
 of 5 bubbles 87debrajr, Sep 22, 2015 | Read review
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