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“Nice for the price” 3 of 5 stars
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Econo Lodge Mt. Rushmore Memorial
Ranked #9 of 14 Hotels in Keystone
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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437 reviews
104 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 506 helpful votes
“Nice for the price”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The rooms are tiny but clean, the bed is super-soft and crowded between walls and all the furniture is past its prime. Sound-proofing is poor, climate control is good. The smoking rooms are all downstairs and there was no smoke smell in our upstairs room.
Parking immediately outside the building is tight and limited but there are large open parking lots immediately next door and across the road. The main tourist drag is a 15 minute walk away through the old town. It was nice to be out of all that noise and tacky madness and yet still be close to the town and the Monument.
There’s a free, very basic breakfast to tide you over till you can get to somewhere else for a decent meal. Check in and check out took but moments.
I wouldn’t stay here for a long break but for an overnighter why pay more?

Room Tip: Upstairs I suppose is quieter, but there's no lift
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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English first
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Nice little place to stay and it was on the outskirts of town. Pool was clean and warm. Hot tub was great! Room was small but everything looked nice. Room did NOT smell like cigarettes. Never heard anyone through the walls. They offered breakfast items such as toast, bagels, muffins, cereal, apples, hard boiled eggs, juice, coffee, and my favorite biscuits and gravy! Only down side was there was no elevator. Staff was very nice and friendly!

Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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Indianapolis, IN
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54 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The hotel is off the beaten-track --tucked back in a small town very close to Mt. Rushmore--, but the value is tremendous. The rooms tend to be small, but clean and comfortable. The indoor pool and spa were really surprisingly nice --in fact, the pool temperature was absolutely perfect! The morning complementary breakfast is not tremendous, but you can get coffee and other basics before heading out to Mt. Rushmore. Very good experience both with the hotel and with the staff.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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158 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This was an older hotel with updated rooms. The staff was friendly. Pool was lovely.
We had a suite with a couch that was torn and I reported it. The manager was happy that I reported it and she said it would be taken care of. But on the 2nd day it still hadn't been. Breakfast was not that great at all. Bed was not that good either.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Mackinaw City, Michigan, United States
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89 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

This is an older hotel but our room was newer and we liked it. Second floor, large room with convenient back door to the steps. We arrived at night and were glad to get a room. Located near Mt. Rushmore, it was a great find.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Merrimac
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Stayed Wed 9-18-13. Lady at the desk was the best ever - friendly, accommodating, good advice on the area. Parking is tight, but I had motorcycle and she had us park right up by front door. Room was small, but adequate. Just need to sleep and bathe so how big a room does one really need? Too old for stairs with bags to carry, so she got us onto ground floor. Was supposed to be a queen size bed but seemed like a full size instead. Liked the breakfast, which is an important part of my travel planning budget for cost and time savings. Room and hotel was plain and clean. I would stay there again. A thought for the owners to consider - covered parking is always something to think about for the motorcycles.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Wellington, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
81 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

This was a good choice as we were close to Mount Rushmore and the town itself is a nice place to walk about. The room itself was a bit small but it was clean and we were comfortable there.The parking was tight. Not too much choice at brreakfast but as we had an early start we were pleased they started serving early.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Property: Econo Lodge Mt. Rushmore Memorial
Address: 908 Madill Street, SR 40 E, Keystone, SD 57751
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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 #9 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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