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State Game Lodge

13389 Us Highway 16A, Custer, SD 57730
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  • Custer State Park
    8.3 km
  • 3 star hotel
  • Free Parking
Reviewed 2 days ago
Cabins top notch
The motel no longer accepts pets (boo), so booked a two bedroom... more
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Flower Mound, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The motel no longer accepts pets (boo), so booked a two bedroom cabin to the west of the lodge, backing up to the creek. Consider this a winter review. Cabin clean and serviced daily. Large common and dining/kitchen room stocked with all the kitchen gear. Comfortable bedding. Quite cozy on days with the temps in the teens. FYI, at least...

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Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We stayed in the motel portion of the State Game Lodge in September, 2016. The motel is directly attached by a beautiful outdoor patio area with a pergola with entry to the bar/dining room. The room was recently renovated and modernized. Navajo type blankets on the bed kept with the theme of the area. The bartenders were friendly, and helpful...

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UK
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stayed in the Creekside rooms which are across the car park from the main lodge. The rooms are large and well equipped, however the WiFi is hit a miss. The staff are very nice and helpful, however you can really see the difference between the permanent local staff members and the summer squad who don't give the impression they...

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Chanhassen, MN
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We spent a couple nights in the Eisenhower Room at the State Game Lodge. The hotel in a very beautiful spot and is extremely historic. However, unfortunately I think the actual lodge rooms have been allowed to run down quite a bit. Poor bathrooms and general maintenance. If you really crave the historic nature of a place, then go for...

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Boulder
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Our family wanted to visit Mount Rushmore over a four-day weekend. We decided to rent a cabin in Custer state park. Since it was off-season, we got a good deal. It turned out to average less than $200/night. Having a kitchen, as ill-equipped as it was saved our family from having to eat out. I would gladly put more money...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This place is perfect for a few days to get away from it all. Custer State Park is an amazingly beautiful place and this Lodge is right in the heart of it all. We stayed in one of the rooms that was off the main building. Kind of like a motel room. Place was spotless, nice bathroom, comfortable bed and...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We have been going to custer state park for the last 5 years. The park itself is one of the prettiest places I have ever been. Buffalo roam free and there are trails and hikes for all. There are four lodges in the park and we have stayed at two of them. If you love the mountains and camping atmosphere...

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Eden Prairie
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome buffalo burgers at a reasonable price. Food all seemed high quality and fresh (fruit). Nice ambiance and decor. Wait staff attentive but not overbearing. Would definitely go back another time!

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South Dakota
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The Game Lodge has been my "go to" any time of the year within Custer State Park. It is rustic. It has a lovely gift shop. Great morning breakfast buffet and a historic dining room for the evening. The best part of the last trip was the 600 hundred head of buffalo wandering through the grassy area in front of...

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Yorktown, Virginia
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The restaurant menu selections are limited, pricey, and takes forever; therefore, opt for the buffet, if you must eat here. Our waitress was slow taking/filling our orders and curt to the point of being rude.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Custer State Park, this family accommodation once served as housing for the state's game keepers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about State Game Lodge

Address: 13389 Us Highway 16A, Custer, SD 57730
Region: United States > South Dakota > Custer
Price Range: €204 - €213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — State Game Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 101
Also Known As:
State Game Hotel Custer
State Game Resort
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“WiFi fix? Head east 1/2 mile to the motel piece of the property - comfy lobby with fireplace and easy chairs.”
 of 5 bubbles sheeshman_13, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Creekside rooms are large and spacious”
 of 5 bubbles paripatetic, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“You will be happy in whatever room you stay in.”
 of 5 bubbles bobbyfdny, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the renovated rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Lap45, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay there”
 of 5 bubbles julaineonken, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
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