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    Blue Bell Lodge

    Custer State Park, 25453 Highway 87, Custer, SD 57730
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          Overview
          • Excellent59%
          • Very good26%
          • Average7%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible3%
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          Free Parking
          Non-Smoking Rooms
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          Pets Allowed
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          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Bavarian Inn, Black Hills
          461 reviews
          #2 of 17 hotels in Custer
           
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          Reviewed 11 June 2015

          Custer State Park is in my opinion, one of the nicest places to stay in South Dakota. We visited in early May and there were hardly any other tourists around, this place seems largely undiscovered, or maybe just quiet at that time of year -...More

          1  Thank KatrinaKitty
          Response from BlueBellLodge, General Manager at Blue Bell LodgeResponded 6 July 2015

          Thank you very much for your nice review. Blue Bell's sleeping cabins are among the nicest in the park. More and more people are coming in what we call the shoulder season, Early May and after labor day. It is a great time to come...More

          Reviewed 5 June 2015

          We stayed in housekeeping cabin #3 and found it to be quaint & adequate. The cabin was equipped with everything we needed, surprisingly even a TV and had its own picnic table & fire pit. The only drawback was a hard mattress and #3 is...More

          1  Thank tagnrocky
          Response from BlueBellLodge, General Manager at Blue Bell LodgeResponded 6 July 2015

          Thank you so much for your review. Yes, our employees do live close to a couple of the cabins but we keep strict policies in place to ensure those few guests are minimally affected. The style of cabins you stayed in have history and rustic...More

          Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

          We just happened to see the lodge while driving through Custer State Park. The service was excellent and the food was very good. You will be in heaven if you like buffalo. It is fixed in many different dishes here. We plan to visit here...More

          2  Thank Bill S
          Response from BlueBellLodge, General Manager at Blue Bell LodgeResponded 6 July 2015

          Thank you for your review of Blue Bell's Restaurant. I am very pleased that you loved the food and service. We strive every year to give our guests a wonderful experience. Hope to see you again in the future!!

          Reviewed 22 April 2015

          If you are looking for a cozy cabin in the woods experience, Blue Bell Lodge is a good option. Cabins are small log cabins with a wood burning fireplace, mini kitchen, front porch and outdoor fire pit. We found ours to be clean and in...More

          7  Thank Dan C
          Response from BlueBellLodge, General Manager at Blue Bell LodgeResponded 6 July 2015

          Thank you for your great review. The time you visited was just before our regular season. More and more people are discovering that it is a great time to visit the park. I am glad that you enjoyed the food and atmosphere. We will be...More

          Reviewed 21 February 2015

          I almost hesitate to write a review to tell how great the winter wildlife special is at Blue Bell Lodge! We had the place to ourselves and if word gets out what a great deal this is, it might not always be so! We have...More

          3  Thank christine102262
          Response from BlueBellLodge, General Manager at Blue Bell LodgeResponded 6 July 2015

          Thank you so much for posting this review. It was a pleasure to have you at Blue Bell and I enjoyed helping to make it a great experience for you. We will be staying open again this winter and once again I will be wearing...More

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          • 240
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          • Custer
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          Jellybean032068
          1. Are there any laundry facilities onsite? 2. We are wanting to go horseback riding at the Blue Bell Stables and do the Chuck wagon dinner-do we need to make reservations prior to the day we plan to do either activity? 3. Is it suggested that we make meal reservations ahead of time if we plan to dine at the lodge?
          18 May 2016|
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          Response from freqtravelfamilyof4 | Reviewed this property |
          1. I didn't need laundry but I am sure there are facilities onsite. 2. This probably depends on when you're going but when we went last July reservations needed to be made ahead of time. In fact, there happened to be a... More
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          aet1169
          Do the cabins have air conditioning?
          13 March 2016|
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          Response from Florence P | Reviewed this property |
          Yes, I believe that they do have air conditioning. I believe that we were in 4. We used it!
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          Puddle_Jumper_2010
          I will be staying in a sleeping cabin this summer. Do the fire pits have grills or should I bring a tripod/portable grill? Thanks!
          1 March 2016|
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          Response from HowlnBubba | Reviewed this property |
          The fire pits have grills. You can use from the room (Provided for inside fireplace). If you need more wood, the adjacent general store sells it. The only thing they don't sell is lighters/matches. Odd to have fireplaces... More
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          "Best Chuckwagon Ride."
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          "Be sure to have dinner at the Blue Bell Lodge- Excellent."
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          "Liked being close to lodge, stables and store. And enjoyed the outdoor fireplace!"
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          "Do not rent cabin #9. Check other reviews on other cabins. I did see good reviews on specific cabins..."
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