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    Shady Rest Motel

    238 Gordon St, Custer, SD 57730-1820
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    • Excellent74%
    • Very good20%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “the main street” (17 reviews)
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    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 19 May 2016

    hoping to avoid tourism crowds in the historic city, we planned our stay in one of the cabins. Tucked away rather nicely on a hillside just barely outside the city. The cabins also made it possible, and easy, to access the bike trail without needing...More

    Thank DragonDad
    Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

    This is my second visit here. I was here almost three years ago and it's even better the second time if that's possible given that I had no complaints the first time. Owners here are awesome - super service oriented and friendly. The cabins are...More

    1  Thank Deanne A
    Reviewed 9 October 2015

    We chose the Shady Rest because of the good reviews it got. We were not disappointed. It is not a 5 star resort - but a cozy, fun place to stay. Our cabin was small, but big enough for the two of us. We arrived...More

    2  Thank Krissy313
    Reviewed 5 October 2015

    My Mom and I (California gals) were joined by our family from Oklahoma so we reserved cabin 8 for plenty of space. But when we arrive Ann felt the stairs would be just too much of a challenge for my Mom's new knee. Ann found...More

    Thank Cheryl S
    Reviewed 28 September 2015

    This was a wonderful find for our trip to the Badlands and Custer State Park area. Perfect location and quiet! We loved our yellow cabin. It had all we needed for a comfortable stay, although a bit tight for two----(not quite enough storage space for...More

    3  Thank retiredandlovingit33
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Romantic Hotel in Custer
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
    • Location
    • United States >
    • South Dakota >
    • Custer
    • Also Known As
    • Shady Rest Hotel Custer
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    John S
    25 March 2015|
    Response from johndvorak777 | Property representative |
    Thanks for asking! Each of our cabins is unique and their rates vary depending on the number of guests, time of year, and length of visit. We do offer a 10% discount for stays of three or more nights. Really, it is... More
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    "All rooms a great."
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    "As others have suggested - call ahead to get exactly what you need. All the cabins are different..."
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    "Talk to Ann about number of steps you are willing to enter your cabin - they are all different."
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    "Ask for the cabins up the hill. Easier access and newer."
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