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Mount Rushmore Resort & Lodge

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Whether exploring the spectacular views of Mount Rushmore National Park, hiking through Custer State Park, climbing Harney Peak, or enjoying the day at Sylvan Lake, the Lodge at Palmer Gulch mixes the adventure and relaxation of the outdoors with the convenience of resort style accommodations:∙ 62 lodge rooms∙ 20 full-service private cabins∙ 10 row cabin duplex rooms∙ 6 executive lodges∙ 3 meeting facilities. We also offer fine dining, shopping, and family friendly itineraries!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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I stayed here for 4 nights and had a comfortable room with a king bed looking out on the forest. The bathroom is a bit spartan and could use some enhancements. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. Breakfast is included, but it is quite limited. My room wasn't
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We stayed for 5 nights I the lodge. Had a great room right next to the indoor hot tub. my feedback is that if you are going to have an amenity for guests to use make it useable. The hot tub closed at 9 pm. Most guests are just getting back from the days adventures about 8 or
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We were very pleased when we got to the lodge and found our room. It was nice and clean. We were on the lower level and had a patio and it was easy to visit friends and spend time sitting watching the deer walk through the property. One downside to these room was no key for the
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This lodge is conveniently located to Mount Rushmore and has a lot onsite, but wasn't quite what we expected. There are a lot of RVs parked, in addition to cabins and rooms inside the lodge, and we went during some sort of Biker Event, so the place was very crowded. Our cabin
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We stayed in row cabin. Only to discover that there was no wi-fi, maid service or TV. Told that they were working on TV, only to discover for three weeks! Informed of no services AFTER checking in! When checking out, we thanked them and the 'kid' answers "yea'- no Thank you,
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This was the view from my room, good mile long walk to family fun area
View from Back of Executive Cabin
Why only 2 stars?
koa palmer gulch lodge cabins. just let them know what you're looking for as they have multiple units and styles
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What kind of beds do you have? Actual mattresses? Or just pads on boards/cots?
"Ask for a room facing the forest."
"lodge in the lower level has a hot tub. closes at 9 pm but very nice if you get back in time to use it"
"I honestly can't recommend staying here unless you like it from an RV standpoint or rent one of very few executive cabins."
"We had a balcony room overlooking the adjacent KOA Campground. in my opinion, much better than overlooking the parking lot side."
"Loved the rooms facing out towards the hills. Great balcony view."
US$132 - US$380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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