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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Pool
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Yes, it's true. You are looking at Mt Rushmore from the back porch of this beautiful log cabin Bed and Breakfast. As amazing as that seems it is not the best of this wonderful home. The rooms are spacious and lovely. The breakfasts are delicious...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank thebigc050
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We stayed 3 nights in the first floor, Peter Norbeck room. This very large room was quiet, comfortable and felt like home! Marilyn was a fantastic host. Breakfast was always delicious. Marilyn goes over detailed maps and itineraries of day-long excursions...we found this very helpful...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank sharkey999
Reviewed June 28, 2018

We stayed there three nights--minimum stay--in one of the upstairs bedrooms (gideon). It had two queen beds and a futon that could be made into a bed, as well. good sized claw foot tub and a two person jetted jacuzzi. Two other couples were staying...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank TravelingBill
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This place is heaven and Marilyn, the innkeeper, makes it that way! She couldn't have been more friendly and helpful and was so personally attentive to making sure we enjoyed ourselves. When we planned the trip for 5 -6 days, we asked her if that...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank matt8172
Reviewed June 17, 2018

We stayed here three nights and hated to leave! Marilyn and her family were great hosts. This lodge felt like home, very relaxing. The food was wonderful and so was the interaction with the other guests. The lodge is extremely affordable and the location is...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Deanna B
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About
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Also Known As
Buffalo Rock Hotel Keystone
Location
United States > South Dakota > Keystone
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Also Known As
Buffalo Rock Hotel Keystone
Location
United States > South Dakota > Keystone
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Patrice030
August 27, 2016|
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Pets aren't permitted in the lodge. Expansion of the site to include cabins in the future will permit pets.
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Richard I
August 2, 2016|
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Response from John C | Reviewed this property |
You must contact Marilyn. She can answer all your questions.
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Room Tips
"Upstairs rooms are large with view of Mt rushmore"
TravelingBill
Jun 28, 2018
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"All the rooms are great. Two are upstairs and one is downstairs with a view of Mount Rushmore."
Gwenna
Aug 16, 2017
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"We were on the first floor and although there was a family with two children on the second floor, we..."
mizsally
Aug 7, 2017
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"All are lovely"
sandraandroy38
Jul 15, 2017
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