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Shady Rest Motel

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting place, convenient to downtown restaurants. Cabins are very small and baths are smaller. If it was just my wife and I it would have been fine, but we also had my mother in law who has mobility issues. The stairs to the cabins are significant and not always level or of even height. The proprietors were great and very... More 

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights, wonderful experience. Clean and comfortable cabins, great for a family. Hosts provided great recommendations on places to visit and clearly care about their tenants. Would absolutely stay here again!

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Ozark, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gracious hostes, vey accomadating and give great local history of the town and sites to see in and around Custer. If you are a rock hound Ann will defiantly send you a good location to hunt for rocks or pan for gold. The cabins make a good central spot to go see all the spots and is very easy to... More 

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Teaneck, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hesitated to rate this property with 5 stars since it is basically a modest facility in which small cottages are grouped closely together- but staying here was one of the nicest experiences of our memorable trip to South Dakota. As noted by other reviewers, the owner Ann is extraordinary- gracious, warm, a wonderful source of advice about the area;... More 

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ann was super helpful. We ended up in two cabins because we reserved late. She was super helpful and considerate about the changeover. We stayed for 3 nights. One in cabin 4 and two in cabin 3. Both cabins were clean and great. Cabin 4 does have a full kitchen which was nice. Ann gave us good pointers on restaurants... More 

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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ann was a fantastic Hostess, and a wealth of information. Probably the best info she gave us one day, was when we were loading stuff into the bed of our truck, trying to beat an approaching summer storm. We thought we had enough time, when she told us that there was hail coming. So we closed up our truck and... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Shady Rest Motel the end of July, 2016. It was the most perfect cozy little cabin. It was super clean, comfortable bed, clean sheets, new clean towels and a kitchenette to boot! We couldn't have asked for more! We loved the front porch swing and there was even an outdoor hot-tub! The owners were incredible! Super... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

My sister and I had a great stay at Shady Rest for 5 nights. The first 10 reasons to stay at Shady Rest is Ann, her family and even the visiting neighbors!!! Ann is incredibly friendly and helpful. She is a wealth of information and never seemed to tire of our questions or of offering suggestions if we needed it.... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

We stayed in the Hunting Lodge which is the largest accommodation on the property. It was well appointed, comfortable and exactly what we were looking for. Our boys loved sleeping in the loft and were thrilled to have a park directly across the street. The kitchen is well equipped, wifi was reliable and the large deck gives a nice view... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

We couldn't have asked for more. We stayed for 4 nights in the bunk house - perfect for us and our two teenagers. We so appreciated coming 'home' to our own place after a day of sight-seeing. The guests in the other cabins were very quiet and respectful of others. Wi-fi worked great, nights were quiet & we all slept... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Shady Rest Motel

Address: 238 Gordon St, Custer, SD 57730-1820
Location: United States > South Dakota > Custer
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Shady Rest Hotel Custer
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Custer
#3 Romantic Hotel in Custer
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