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Chief Motel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was spotless and spacious, manager very friendly and helpful and the map/insights he provided on the Blackhills proved invaluable - the route he recommended to drive towards Deadwood was phenomenal. Check in was smooth, check-out was as easy as dropping a key. The beds were comfortable, bathroom well stocked, and everything worked as planned. Excellent value too for a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros - good price for clean, spacious rooms, great AC, nice indoor pool/hot tub/sauna, good wifi, comfy beds. Good location, walking distance to everything in town, and easy drive to Mt Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Custer State Park. Cons - weak shower, no room phone, noise starts about 6:30 in the mornings from the cars, trucks and motorcycles parked in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have stayed at the Chief in Custer at least three times when visiting the Black Hills area. The owners are so friendly & welcoming and the property is well maintained and charming & cozy. So many shops and restaurants are easy walking distance from this quaint motel and the "drive-to" attractions nearby are world class as well as the... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean and comfortable. Owners are very nice and helpful. Stayed four (4) nights and it was perfect for exploring the area, Would recommend it and would stay again. Only issue was some guests have no clue how to do things quietly.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to stay and convenient to the attractions. The rooms were clean and the bed was comfortable. It was a little noise (some of the other guests congregated on the walkway in front of our rooms), but it was tolerable.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a 4 night stay at the Chief and loved it. Fit our needs except for the dorm-size refrigerator being on the floor. Got tired of having to get on my hands and knees to access it. Room was very comfortable otherwise. Owners are so friendly and welcoming. It's a great location if you are planning a trip to... More 

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Stockton, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night while in the black hills and custer state park area. Unusual 2 room room, a sliding pocket door dividing the 2 beds. Liked it for privacy. Hot tub was appreciated but didn't see the jet control til we got out. It's on a different wall. Still nice to soak. Quiet room. Very clean. Only drawback is no... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were really disappointed in our room. Room was fairly clean and bed comfortable. Had a choice of 2 different rooms but one was stuffy so chose the other. Had to step up into the shower but the floor was slick with not enough traction for someone with bad knees and no handle for assistance. Floor in front of toilet... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got a double room. Was smaller than what we were expecting The rooms were very clean. and the staff was very helpful. The pool was way too cold to swim but the hot tub was good for the three of us and not much more

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 4 nights at The Chief. The room was very clean and the location couldn't have been better. The check in was quick and easy with a very nice man behind the counter. There was an indoor pool that we didn't use but looked nice. The beds were comfortable and the room had a large flat screen tv. The price... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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 Rd, Custer, SD 57730-1829
Location: United States > South Dakota > Custer
Price Range: $99 - $137 (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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