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Chief Motel

#6 of 19 Hotels in Custer
Certificate of Excellence
120 Mount Rushmore Road, Custer, SD 57730
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Hamburg, Germany
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed 1 night here for our stop in the Black Hills, accidentally just before the big bike festival, so the city was quite crowded and the middle lane in the street were separated as parking lots for the bikes. Arriving early evening at 7 something we were greeted well and whilst courteously yet pragmatically being checked in were asked... More 

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Brisbane
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78 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After reading about this Motel on Trip Advisor we booked our 4 nights accommodation from Australia. We were not disappointed with our choice. The owner who met us at reception was friendly and helpful and book in was quick. Our room was large, clean and comfortable. Even though the motel is situated on the main road into Custer it was... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What we liked about the Chief was that it offers basic, clean, very decent accommodations for those who prefer not to get gouged by the chain hotels that very often are not that much better. Nice pool and hot tub, affable host (Bruce), and your own assigned parking spot right in front of your room. Everything in Custer is within... More 

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Thank David B
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Older motel but clean, clean, clean. Spotless!! The people are very friendly. We had a large room with three beds. We had plenty of room to move around. TV, strong wifi, convenient to everything. Beds were comfy with lots of pillows, and pretty quilts. The owners are very helpful telling us about area attractions and even pulling out a road... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the chief Motel it was clean the pool was okay kind of run-down but clean the kids liked it right in the middle of custard easy to get around they were very accommodating gave us a lot of good information about the surrounding area and things to do

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Versailles, Missouri
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose the Chief Motel because of its location and adjoining rooms. Luggage space was limited and one had to be creative. Bathroom was fine. Office personnel were wonderful. An older AC unit in our room.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the area, and thus our first visit to the Chief Motel. The room was certainly dated, but very clean and the couple that runs it was very nice. (Ask for the 90 second tour - was hilarious) All in all, a good place to stay if you're looking for a comfy place to rest... More 

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Smithville, Missouri
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our stay here very much. Exactly what we wanted in a motel. Room was not very big, but very clean and a great place to spend the night. Owners were very nice and accommodated our needs. Plus was in a great location.

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Thank Richard B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped on our way home from an EPIC cross country trip with our 5 children...we were late checking in but the couple graciously allowed us to still check in even though the office closed at 10pm...we were pleasantly surprised as this little hotel had extremely clean rooms, the cleanest we had seen even when compared to the nicest 5... More 

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Three Lakes, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights. Very comfortable beds and very clean! Towels are super soft. Hot tub is nice and hot and the pool is refreshing! Owners take pride in their motel and are very nice. Only 2 things that bothered me was the hard water and curtain let light in at night. But we fixed that with a towel.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family owned and operated * Free HS wireless internet * Custer's largest indoor pool (in season May 20-Sept 18)* Hot Tub * Sauna * 2 Restaurants adjacent * In-room coffee/cocoa * ref/micro * All rooms no smoking / no pets * Near Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Custer State Park, Wildlife Loop Road (1500 buffalo), Scenic Needles Hwy, Iron Mt. Road* Jewel Cave * Wind Cave* ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chief Motel

Address: 120 Mount Rushmore Road, Custer, SD 57730
Location: United States > South Dakota > Custer
Price Range: $89 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Chief Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
Chief Motel Custer
Chief Hotel Custer
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Custer
#7 Family Hotel in Custer
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