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Big Sky Lodge
Ranked #15 of 49 Hotels in Rapid City
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 8, 2012

This place is great. Nice clean rooms. Nate at the desk was very friendly. Beautiful views of the city from this Motel. One of the nicest budget Motels I have seen. Price was very reasonable. I will stay here vereytime I am in Rapid City area.

Room Tip: Request a room at the back of the Motel. Beautiful views.
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  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 2, 2012

We stayed at the Big Sky Lodge for four nights in October. The motel was spotlessly clean and the staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful. The motel sits high on a hill with an outstanding view of Rapid City. The high speed Internet was fast and connected easily. There is so much to do in the Rapid City area, I would definitely recommend a trip there!

Stayed: October 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

I booked this hotel based on reviews from other Trip Advisor members and was happy I did! Our room was small but clean and I felt totally comfortable and safe. The location was perfect as we went sight-seeing every day. The breakfast was good - bagels, donuts, sweet rolls, english muffins, juice, coffee and some fruit. It was weird getting ice for our room out of the main freezer in the office but that was a minor thing. The young lady working the breakfast room was a kick - she was very friendly and made suggestions for where to go and what to see in the area. She was surprised that we had already done some of them the day of our arrival (Spearfish Canyon, Spearfish Falls, Roughlock Falls). The property has a beautiful view of Rapid City. I took a walk one morning and saw beautiful homes in the area. We enjoyed a beautiful sunrise the day we left. I highly recommend this hotel!

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

Picked this motel from the reviews I read on Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed. The view from the location on top of a big hill is lovely both night and day. We stayed during off season and the breakfast was not available but plenty of great restaurants down the hill a short drive. Peaceful and quiet. Only two other guests. Staff very nice and helpful. It's not fancy but clean and homey. Will definitely stay here if go back to Rapid City.

Room Tip: The back rooms have the best view.
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  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

Most motels near Mt. Rushmore are very expensive so the Big Sky was a wonderful find. The rooms are old and small but very clean and the beds comfortable. We arrived after dark and left early the next morning but the place does have a spectacular view and if you are staying a few days enjoy the hot tub, grill and picnic tables. The breakfast was very good and the staff friendly and helpful. I would definitely stay there again.

Room Tip: If arriving after dark the place can be difficult to find plus the maps we had were not very helpful...
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  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 10, 2012

We spent one night here as we toured the Black Hills. From the moment I entered the office until the moment we departed, we were treated like family. Good information that organized our Black Hills excursion in a way to maximize time and not leave sights out. We had a room separate from the main building and it had all the comforts of home, including a back door that led out to a sort of private patio so we could enjoy the view. We especially enjoyed sunrise....BEAUTIFUL! Breakfast was good. Overall, just a great place to spend some time.

Room Tip: Ask for the room near the owner's home...separate from the main building.
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  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 7, 2012

It was a great price. The view was spectacular with a hot tub, grill and picnic tables. The rooms were a little bit dated but clean. Average breakfast but the staff in the morning was friendly. Couldn't get the gal running the place at night to smile.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Big Sky Lodge

Address: 4080 Tower Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701-5391
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Location: United States > South Dakota > Rapid City
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Rapid City
#7 Romantic Hotel in Rapid City
#7 Business Hotel in Rapid City
Price Range: $63 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Big Sky Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 31
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