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Econo Lodge Mt. Rushmore Memorial
Ranked #8 of 14 Hotels in Keystone
Casper, Wyoming
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Reviewed July 8, 2012

Below Par Hotel. Clean but not very comfortable. Located too far from town to walk.

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Reviewed July 3, 2012 via mobile

Indoor pool & jacuzzi are huge, clean & awesome. Free breakfast is decent, better than other places. Room was tight, cramped but doable. Way too far from the main drag of keystone, where all the tourist attractions are. Best customer service & friendliest & knowledgable person ever: TONI...thank you!!!

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Lawrence, Kansas
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Reviewed June 29, 2012

I like to travel Choice hotels because they are generally basic, clean and affordable - this is the best Econolodge I have ever stayed at. In a place that is typically expensive, a great "find" - new carpets, comfortable beds, adequate pool and hot tub area. Extremely friendly and helpful staff. Satisfactory breakfast. Great place to swim, sleep and have breakfast while exploring the area. Would recommend.

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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed June 28, 2012

Overall, we enjoyed our stay here. There was nothing wrong with this hotel but nothing too outstanding.

Location: a bit far from the center of Keystone, but walkable to shops and things if you are willing to walk 20+ minutes (just 5 min. driving).

Room: small and a bit dated but it was clean and everything worked. Wifi was strong!

Hotel: a bit dated but had a large indoor pool and included breakfast. Location in Keystone is good for those wanting to visit Mount Rushmore (better than staying in Rapid City).

Service: excellent! Toni at the front desk was efficient and very friendly. They accept pets free of charge too.

Value: we ended up paying $90 or so after taxes. The price is a bit high for this type of hotel, but you are paying for location in Keystone and proximity to Mount Rushmore.

  • Stayed June 2012
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed June 20, 2012

Other reviews have mentioned it, and it's true: the rooms are smaller than at the average hotel. But as I spent time in the room, it didn't feel cramped due to a layout that uses the area to its best advantage. It was clean, the bed was comfortable, and the staff was friendly and helpful. It's a good budget hotel for the price point. We stayed on the second floor with a room facing away from the road and there was a lovely view of the hillside.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
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Council Bluffs, IA
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Reviewed June 18, 2012

Three people in a room that would have been crowded with one. And the "pull-out" loveseat/bed was simply unacceptable. Our 15 y/o son, who can sleep anywhere, hardly slept at all on it, and the second night slept on the floor. Breakfast was good, the staff was helpful, the location was good, and the prices were OK. Wife and son used the hot tub and pool while I did the laundry at the (offsite) laundromat. They enjoyed it, I think. But it really turned us off EconoLodges!

Room Tip: There are lots of other motels in this area - I'd try one of them!
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed June 9, 2012 via mobile

Traveling with a child and a dog can be challenging but this place rose to the occasion. Front desk was extremely helpful on area information and guidance for having the dog with. Room was adequate and clean. The place was easy to find. They offer a decent breakfast.

The only downside would be the stairs if you have an issue with them. For myself my daughter and the dog it wasn't a problem at all.

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Property: Econo Lodge Mt. Rushmore Memorial
Address: 908 Madill St, SR 40 E, Keystone, SD 57751-2008
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Location: United States > South Dakota > Keystone
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
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Ranked #8 of 14 Hotels in Keystone
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Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Mt. Rushmore Memorial 2*
Number of rooms: 37
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