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Janssen's Lodestone Motel & Cabins

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Reviewed 13 October 2012 via mobile

We stayed twice. First time cabin was nice, and roomy but satellite on TV didn't work, which is no big since we don't have this amenity at home, but owner knew there was problems with it but didn't fix it. Second time cabin was a disappointment. Beds were let's say " less than adequate" and cabin felt small...and once again...

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Algonquin, Illinois
Reviewed 29 September 2012

We chose Janssen's Lodestone for our vacation for the reasonable price and because they were dog friendly. Though we knew they were close to the Black Hills attractions we were pleasantly surprised at how close. Hill City was also very close and a nice town to walk around. We enjoyed log cabin, #4, though it was small it was the...

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2Thank stevenjo87
Minneapolis
Reviewed 30 August 2012

3 adults and 2 kids (suite would accommodate another adult and child or 2) used this very clean and friendly and very conveniently located motel as home base to explore the Black Hills. Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Harney peak trailhead were within a 20 min drive. Wind Cave Nat'l Park was a little further but the drive there on...

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3Thank Sara B
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 29 August 2012

We stayed for one night in a cabin. I will say it felt a bit dated in terms of furniture. The couch could use an upgrade and it felt a bit "old." The bathroom, however, was perfect. It felt remodeled and was nice in the morning. The service was awesome! We got in late and the owner waited up for...

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1Thank mvrandshker
Wisconsin
Reviewed 28 August 2012

There were absolutely no amenities at Lodestone Cabins. It was very, very 'barebones', but it was clean. There is no place to relax or sit and eat except outside which has a table and chairs. Only three hooks in the main room, no where to hang anything. Bathroom is very small. Toilet is between two walls and when sitting, your...

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1Thank lorilynn1717
Fargo, North Dakota, United States
Reviewed 27 August 2012

My father and I stayed here for four nights. It was his first trip to the Black Hills, my second. The central location and easy access was fantastic. We received some good local dining suggestions from the owner and tried different places each day. Our cabin was comfortable and very well maintained. Very pleased with the accomodations and the experience....

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1Thank Erik R
Kaysville, Utah
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Stayed at Janssen's Lodestone Motel & Cabins. We had a cabin. It was interesting and not in a good way. Very cramped. The facility is older and that was very obvious. The cabin had two queen beds in the main room. In the bathroom and small kitchen area the floor was on unlevel that it was an effort to get...

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Reviewed 17 August 2012

I spent 4 nights at the Lodestone and I definitely plan on staying again in the future. My son very much enjoyed the owners grandsons that were visiting, and of course the dog "Watson". The staff was very friendly and informative. We felt like "part of the family" Which made my son and myself, feel very safe and comfortable. The...

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1Thank DMJ888
Flushing, Michigan
Reviewed 26 July 2012

Bottom line: If you are looking for delux accomendations and to be waited on this is not the place for you. We got a clean room with two beds, kitchen area, and a deck to sit out on with a swinging bench. They didn't come in the room daily to clean, which I prefer, but asked if we needed anything...

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3Thank Kevin C
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 23 July 2012

Our stay at Lodestone was outstanding. Our story was very similiar to one I just read. The kids loved their dog Watson and made quick friends with the grandkids that were staying there at the same time. We had a full kitchen when we stayed and that helped on the budget. The price and location were right and it made...

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Janssen's Lodestone Motel & Cabins

Address: 23884 Highway 385, Hill City, SD 57745-6517
Region: United States > South Dakota > Hill City
Number of rooms: 155
Also Known As:
Janssen`s Lodestone Motel And Cabins
Janssen`s Lodestone Motel & Cabins Hotel Hill City
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#5 Family Hotel in Hill City
#5 Romantic Hotel in Hill City
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“Make every effort to arrive with daylight, because if you are coming by way of Rapid City you approach from a quick dark turning corner and the place is quickly approaching on your left hand side.”
631oscare, 3 Sep 2014 | Read review
“all cabins and rooms are on ground level.”
ladeaneb, 23 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Cabins are charmingly rustic...have their own kitchen, plus a grill on the porch!”
  • Cabin 3 Interior - clean and tidy!
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