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Ramada Keystone Near Mt Rushmore
Ranked #10 of 14 Hotels in Keystone
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Level 2 Contributor
3 reviews
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“There's some "stuff", but overall comfortable”
Reviewed September 18, 2012

We stayed 2 nights on sept 15 and 16. I enjoyed our stay and Terry at the front desk was a nice addition. Friendly guy who was welcoming and hospitable. I didn't read the review until after we came home and honestly was glad I hadn't. I may not have stayed there. The review are particularly nit picky for this budget priced hotel and a lot of the negativity just isn't accurate.
We originally booked at the Econo Lodge, but once there was so put off by the location (across the street from a poorly maintained trailer park) and the lack of scenery we just couldn't stay!
The White House has a great location, gave us a great deal on 4 adults in a room with 2 bedroom areas and has a nice big bathroom.
Negative things from other reviews that were semi true:

No shampoo - they DO have shampoo to offer, but not sure why they don't stock the rooms with it. Kinda weird that you have to ask for it.

Uncomfortable rooms - the beds were soft and comfortable. Could have used 2more pillows per bed. I bet if we asked they would have brought more.

The rooms were also very quiet and we were next to the elevator. We were a bit worried about the noise, but were never disturbed by it.

Parking - true, the spots are smaller and they could use more parking. But the area is tight with a lot of people in a little town. Although small, this was not a problem for anyone we spoke with.

Towels - yes, it's time to replace them. They are a bit rough and tired. No problem though. Water pressure was great and had no problems with draining.

Bugs - absolutely not. We are ridiculously thorough when checking out hotel rooms and there is no indications of bugs of any type!

The only negative was the hot tub. WAY over chlorinated, it burned your eyes after just a bit. It was foamy with green and brown layers on the foam. That's my only complaint. Seriously, that tub needs to be drained, scrubbed and maintained!

The overall stay was very nice, and I'd stay again here next time we're in Keystone!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
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Bonney Lake, Washington
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Reviewed September 18, 2012

We had no reservation for this leg of our fifteen day driving trip and were pleasantly surprised to find a generally comfortable room at a reasonable price. There was a microwave and kitchen area, which we used, but the bed was uncomfortable. The parking lot may have been striped to accommodate Mini's or motorcycles because it took two parking spaces to park our truck and we noticed other visitors had the same problem. All-in-all, a generally pleasant stay and the hotel staff was very nice.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 16, 2012 via mobile

Parking is good right outside. Decor is a little dated but overall very clean. There are no coffee making facilities in the rooms you have to walk down to reception and fill a jug and get cream and suger which is a bit of a pain early in the morning and your room is at the opposite end to reception. There are plenty of places to eat around the hotel so you are not restricted to the hotel buffet which is not cheap and always seemed busy . Location is great for mount Rushmore and Custer state park

  • Stayed September 2012
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Morgantown, West Virginia
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Reviewed September 9, 2012

Very pleased with the room they gave us, Very clean and comfortable,The front desk clerk was AWESOME, Thank you Terry, We will be back, Friends are coming too. Will be back in early October to spend 3 days. Cant wait.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Canon City, Colorado
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Reviewed September 6, 2012

This was a nice room. The beds were comfortable and the room was very clean. There is no shampoo so make sure to bring your own. Overall it was a nice stay at a good price. The front desk associate was very helpful. While they don't have in-room coffee, they do have a caraffe that you can take to the front desk and obtain free coffee. Different but fin.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed September 5, 2012

Their website boasted "pillowtop mattresses" and we got in our room the cheapest mattress you can buy on the planet, no pillowtop, just a thin mattress cover on a noisy spring mattress. The motel 6 we stayed at the night before had the exact same cheap beds and flat cheap pillows. Horrible nights sleep. The carpeting in our room was also filthy. They felt and looked like they had not been shampooed all year, yet they take care great care of the lobby. The pool was a nice size, but around it, it is dangerous! Instead of the standard brushed concrete, they used a very slippery tile unsuitable for a pool. The hot tub was also filthy and only as deep as a kiddy pool. Staff was great. Stupid lost card policy--they want to charge $10 for lost room cards. $99 is too much to charge for these beds.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

The appearence of the Hotel was nice. The room was big and wonderful... 2 queen beds and a king bed. The price was just perfect for the area. The pool was supposed to be heated and it was so cold that the kids could not hardly swim. The hot tub is small and it was dirty. We did enjoy our stay the beds were comfortable and the room was very clean.

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Property: Ramada Keystone Near Mt Rushmore
Address: 115 Swanzey Street, Keystone, SD 57751 (Formerly Mt. Rushmore's White House Resort)
Location: United States > South Dakota > Keystone
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #10 of 14 Hotels in Keystone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Ramada Keystone Near Mt Rushmore 2*
Number of rooms: 225
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Mt. Rushmore`s White House Hotel Keystone
Mt Rushmores White Hotel
Mt Rushmores White Keystone

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