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“Excellent Stay”
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First Gold Hotel
Ranked #20 of 26 Hotels in Deadwood
Reviewed February 20, 2012

Rooms in Terrace were very clean and quiet. Food at buffet was excellent. Gambling was fun.

Room Tip: We liked the Terrace as it was no smoking and no pets.
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  • Stayed: February 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed February 17, 2012

We have been staying at the First Gold Hotel in Deadwood for years. The staff is always friendly, helpful, and willing to accommodate us anyway they can. The rooms are clean, nice and the beds are soooooo comfortable. The employees at the hotel, the casino, and in the restaurant are absolutely wonderful....I have never met an unfriendly employee at First Gold. The casino promo's are super and their buffet has a great selectiion for everyone to chose from. The crab legs are terrific and the prime rib is mouth watering. You won't be disappointed when you stay at the First Gold Hotel. Their breakfast buffet is one of the best in Deadwood.

  • Stayed: February 2012, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank Helen R
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Reviewed February 17, 2012

The room was in a seperate building away from the casino & restaurant, kind of stranded if you will. Only an ice machine & soda machine. The shuttle service was pretty quick and that was the only contact we had with an employee the first night. The room itself was very basic and no ammenities to mention for $59.99 a night. The morning we were to depart, a housekeeper came knocking on the door @ 815am asking when we were leaving. Checkout isn't until noon and I was quite set back by this. When we checked out the front desk clerk only said it wasn't policy for them knocking on doors and turned around and walked away. Staff is very unfriendly, room was cheezy, and you were so far away from it all. We won't be doing that again!

  • Stayed: February 2012, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank Tracy L
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Reviewed February 17, 2012

We go to First Gold every other week-end all year long...We have a great time, every time...the staff is wonderful and exceptionally helpful. The promos there are unbelieveable!! We LOVE the casino, hotel, buffet, and staff!!!

  • Stayed: February 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Sharon R
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Reviewed February 13, 2012

The First Gold Hotel has the BEST staff working. This Hotel welcomes everyone with a smile and willingness to help make the stay a perfect experience. All the rooms have all the necessities to make your stay comfortable. They also have a huge buffet for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can always walk away a winner at the beautiful casino or enjoy a refreshing drink at the freindly bar.

Room Tip: Ask for a street view if you want a glimpse of the rest of the town.
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  • Stayed: January 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 25, 2011

No problem finding parking and lots of room to walk the dog.

  • Stayed: October 2011
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Reviewed October 17, 2011

We went away for the week-end and took our little dog along. He's very good but I was told ahead of time that there was an additional $25 charge for him. That made the room almost $100. Everyone knows that motels have to do "extra cleaning" of pet rooms. Whatever! The room smelled and there were stains in the carpet. They showed us another pet room if we wanted to move. Wasn't any better but it did come with some dog food on the floor. It's quite a racket motels have with pet charges.

Room Tip: I wish I would have looked at the room first.
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  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled as a couple
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mrg1143, Owner at First Gold Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2012

The pet policy is a refundable deposit of $25.00, not an outright extra charge. the $25 is returned if there is no mess by the pet in the room. We welcome pets and have more walking space than any other Deadwood establishment. Thank you, the owner.

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Additional Information about First Gold Hotel

Address: 270 Main St, Deadwood, SD 57732-1224
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Location: United States > South Dakota > Deadwood
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Casino and Gambling Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#16 Casino Hotel in Deadwood
Price Range: $47 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — First Gold Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
First Gold Resort & Gaming is "WHERE DEADWOOD BEGINS " conveniently located at the site of the first gold discovery in 1876 and directly across the street from the world famous "DAYS OF 76 " rodeo grounds. Amenities include 3 buffets daily with made to order breakfast omelets and all you can eat "prime rib " every night. Gaming includes 330 slot machines and live table games. Free cocktails, beer & wine to all players. Garaged and open parking for over 400 vehicles and home of the largest trailer parking capacity in the entire town. Open 24 hours per day and 7 days per week. ... more   less 
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First Gold Deadwood

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