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Battle Creek Lodge

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Austin, Texas
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This small family run accommodation is uniquely wonderful in a world run by big hotel chains. Very friendly, helpful staff, clean, comfortable, affordable, and many small touches to make it a good experience. Don't let the outside deceive you, all your needs will be met. I especially love the wicker chairs on the covered porches as afternoon showers are common... More 

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Jessup, Maryland
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This property is right in Keystone, with enough on-street parking right in front for the 10 rooms. 2 miles from Mt. Rushmore. The customer service was wonderful. Reservations are made by email or phone and it was nice to connect with the proprietor. She was friendly and helpful. On the day of my stay, she called to see when I... More 

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Thank Kellamina
TammyInKeystone, Managing Partner at Battle Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Kellamina, What an outstanding review! This is exactly the kind of experience we strive to have all of our guests to have. We only wish you would have had a little more time to spend with us. I guess you will just have to come back! Again, Thanks for the great review and for you kind comments. Safe Travels!... More 

Mansfield, Ohio
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We selected The Battle Creek Lodge based on other visitors reviews and were not disappointed. There are several levels of rooms. My wife and I selected a street level room as we do not do stairs well. The twin doubles were perfect for us. We could park in front of our room each day which saved all walking. Our daughter... More 

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Thank lbjackson624
TammyInKeystone, Managing Partner at Battle Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Your review is EXACTLY what we love to hear! We are glad you enjoyed the accommodations, breakfast, and appreciated the little extra's we try to provide. That said, my FAVORITE part of your review is when you made "New Friends" in us. We really value the "community feel" that BCL embraces. From the breakfasts in the morning, to the evening's... More 

Crozet, Virginia
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17 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My experience at the battle creek lodge was amazing! Tammy and Cine were so friendly and welcoming. The day we had the leave they gave us breakfast for the next morning because there food is so good! I would go back in a heart beat! Our room was very nice, we had two double beds and a large bathroom. My... More 

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Thank mollyswales9
TammyInKeystone, managing partner at Battle Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Molly ~ We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! It was great getting to know you, your mom, and your grandma -- as well as getting to share in your "girls trip". We hope that you will come and visit us again -- I will even make your favorite turnovers! Thanks Again! Safe Travels, Tammy More 

Lapeer, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked late and then had to cancel. Tammy at the front desk was amazing. She worked with us and even asked about my husband's condition. (He ended up in ER and is still in the hospital). We didn't feel safe doing the 40 hour drive at this time. When we do go, we will DEFINITELY be staying at Battle... More 

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Thank Ruth S
TammyInKeystone, Managing Partner at Battle Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Ruth ~ We were so sorry to learn of your husband's health issue and hope that he is doing better soon. We really do our best to treat our guests how we would want to be treated, so although we were disappointed you weren't going to be able to make it -- we totally understand and appreciated you giving... More 

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30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family, including two children stayed at this lodge based on reviews from other travelers and we were not disappointed. Tammy and Cine were very hospitable and accommodating. The lodge is very well-cared for and the owners sincerely want you to enjoy your stay. During breakfast, which was Continental with many extras, there was also good discussions and interactions with... More 

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Thank Healthy4life99
TammyInKeystone, Managing Partner at Battle Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Healthy Life Family! Thank you for the amazing review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! We love what we do and it is our pleasure to be able to make our guests stay as nice and convenient as possible. We are glad that you could feel our pride and appreciation for our property and... More 

Fargo, North Dakota
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Occasionally we like to get away from the chain hotels to experience something different, but still want a good location with clean rooms and amenities. Battle Creek Lodge is a hidden gem! Rooms were clean, comfortable, and mostly up-to-date. Great location less than a block off the main street with restaurants and shopping (which also means more quiet for sleeping).... More 

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Thank LHovde
TammyInKeystone, Managing Partner at Battle Creek Lodge, responded to this review

What a nice review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and our lodge. We are lucky to have a great location and do our best to provide our guests with great service, clean rooms, traveling advice, and opportunity's to enjoy the beautiful surrounding's. We are always looking at ways that we can improve our guests experience and... More 

Papillion, Nebraska
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tammy is great. She worked hard for us when there was a room that 'went out of commission' and we no longer had the 2 queen beds we'd requested. But, we still got a king, which was okay, but not ideal for 2 grown women. There were cobwebs hanging from the light fixture and some rolled up material jammed beneath... More 

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Thank Christine S
TammyInKeystone, Managing Partner at Battle Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Christine~ I want to apologize for your experience. As you know, we had a room that was out of service and we did our best to accomidate you. In doing so, we "created" a room that had not ever been used as a guest room. The intention was to have the room completed the following week, but when the... More 

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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would describe this establishment as very friendly and accommodating, in a quiet location. I would say that the accommodations are basic yet very suitable for being a tourist in the area....you don't have to worry about large crowds as you would at a big chain hotel, as this is very small and personal. Other establishments in the area seemed... More 

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Thank 483sybilc
TammyInKeystone, Managing Partner at Battle Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Hello ~ I am glad to hear that you had a nice stay and enjoyed our friendly and accommodating staff. Our primary goals are to provide clean, comfortable rooms with the conveniences of a motel, but the attention of a Bed and Breakfast. In addition, we are proud that we are one of the least expensive properties in the area.... More 

Council Bluffs, Iowa
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent, clean place with very friendly staff! Great breakfast and location. Would stay here again. The lady at the front desk was extremely friendly and accommodating. Cute place. Very close to Mt Rushmore. Close to shops and restaurants.

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TammyInKeystone, Managing Partner at Battle Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Thank You! We can't tell you how much we appreciate you and other people taking the time to give us reviews. Not only does it help our future guests get a better idea of what we are like, but it really helps us to see what we are doing right and what we can improve on. We are glad that... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Battle Creek Lodge is a quaint Lodge located just minutes away from Mt Rushmore, in the beautiful and Historic Keystone South Dakota. Just blocks away from the Keystone "strip"' Battle Creek provides you the benefit of being within walking distance to all of the local attractions, restaurants, and bars- without the noise and chaos to keep you awake at night. A gas fire pit to enjoy on the cool evenings and a Breakfast that will jump start your vacation though the hills are just a few of the things Battle Creek has to offer. Owned and operated by locals, you are sure to get an insiders guide on what to see and do during your stay, by people who REALLY care about your vacation and are committed to making your time in the Black Hills enjoyable and memorable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Battle Creek Lodge

Address: 404 Reed St, Keystone, SD 57751-4101
Location: United States > South Dakota > Keystone
Price Range: $89 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Battle Creek Hotel Keystone
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