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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night in Cabin 2 0as part of our cross country drive as part of seeing Mt Rushmore and Crazy Horse. Cabin 2 was spotless and spacious or our needs but it was lacking in light. There are only 3 lamps in the...More

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Response from murphy0046, Owner at Holy Smoke ResortResponded 1 week ago

Hey Stephanie, I am glad to hear that you enjoyed our cabin #2 and identified the lamp problem. We missed it and maint. will be there this morning to remedy that problem. Thank you for the great review. My staff tries really hard to uphold...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

We rented a log cabin at Holy Smoke for three nights. It was wonderful. Super-well located right up the hill from the center of Keystone. The cabin itself was adorable and VERY clean. Each day when we returned from our adventures, the place was spotless....More

Thank Joan W
Response from murphy0046, Owner at Holy Smoke ResortResponded August 26, 2017

Thank you so-o-o much for the great review. Our staffworks very hard to insure that your stay is a memorable one! We hope you will return and tell all your friends about us. Dani

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Holy Smoke. We had the historic Nugget (number 7) cabin and very much enjoyed its rustic charm. It was certainly comfortable enough, with two armchairs and footstools, a bar fridge, tv and wifi ( although slow ) a comfy...More

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Response from murphy0046, Owner at Holy Smoke ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Guests, The Nugget cabin was the place that captured my interest in 1972. The history here is so long. I am happy to share that special place with my guests! Happy you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again when you return...More

Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

We camped at Holy Smokes campground for 3 nights during our visit to the Mount Rushmore area. It is centrally located to all the good sites in the Rapid City area. This campground was very clean and well run and had full hookups. The people...More

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Response from murphy0046, Owner at Holy Smoke ResortResponded May 18, 2018

HEY, Thank you for taking the time to review us! You are our first review this season on trip advisor. You made my day.

Reviewed January 5, 2018

My family and I stayed in 2 cabins at Holy Smoke for 5 days. We loved it! It has kind of a mountain feel to it, as the property is built on the side of the hillside leading into Keystone. We enjoyed ourselves!

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Response from murphy0046, Owner at Holy Smoke ResortResponded January 6, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Dani

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Hello, Cabin 3 has coffee filters and coffee provided. The refrig has a small freezing compartment on the top.
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Hi Scooter access in vacation rental only. Other cabins have 3 to 4 steps to deck.
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"This resort is on a hillside, with gravel driveway. It may be less accessible to people with disabilities."
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"Lots of different styles of cabins. The staff will explain the differences, so you can choose the best for..."
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"They all look fairly new"
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