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Big Sky Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This review is a little late but we had a lovely stay at Big Sky Lodge. It is centrally located with a very nice view. Our room was quaint, clean and quiet. We received free breakfast and got tips from the owners about where to go and how to get there. I even overheard the owner help a guest find...

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Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

My son and I experienced a two-month stay at Big Sky Lodge related to my business as an archaeologist, that was at first welcoming, but subsequently went south. At first I noticed the Lodge owners and their housekeeper were daily pot smokers and that their decision-making capabilities were impaired. The housekeeper attempted to sell my son, a recovering addict, pot...

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BigSkyLodge, Owner at Big Sky Lodge, responded to this review

This delusional review is filled with inaccuracies. 1st of all, the stay was 5 months not 2 months. Drug use is not allowed at the Big Sky Lodge and if discovered results in eviction. Both times Tom left his son for multiple weeks, it resulted in the police raiding the room and removing illegal items. The second time we evicted...

La Farge, Wisconsin
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We stay here one night on our way to CO and one night on our way back home to WI Perfect place, clean,dog friendly,small,not fancy but great night time views.. Friendly check in service Good grounds to walk your dog.

1Thank Levi4
Winter Park FL
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Fabulous view of Rapid City, off the well traveled road but close enough to all conveniences. My experience here for 3 nights in October 2016 made me ask myself (for the zillionth time) why owners of lodging establishments do not spend at least one night in every room. If the owners of this establishment had done so, they would have...

Thank BA32792
Huron, South Dakota
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I LOVED this place! Felt like staying with old friends! Very quaint, clean rooms with the modern touches. Breakfast was fresh and always on time. And we got to talk with the owners and other visitors. We actually met some nice people with kids and hung out with them for an afternoon! The location is perfect for seeing all the...

1Thank Sarah T
Marshfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 October 2016

It was a perfectly nice place to stay and the price was right. The location is really not close to any of the local attractions but that was OK. If I were to be going to the area just for Mount Rushmore and Custer Park, I would stay in Keystone which is closer to those parks. PS. I was not...

Thank RoadTripper687
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Stayed at Big Sky Lodge in Rapid City because it wasn't a chain. View was AMAZING, overlooks the city and you can see for miles. Staff is friendly and very helpful. It is very close to Mt Rushmore and a short hop skip and a jump to the airport. Will definitely stay there again. Room were neat and clean the...

Thank Verity S
Rancho Cordova, California
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We picked the Big Sky Lodge because of the reviews. This place is fantastic. The location is perfect for sightseeing in the area. Very comfy beds, clean rooms, and amazing staff. Jay and Alicia, the owners are wonderful to sit and talk to. They are full of ideas as to what to see in the area. We sat in the...

1Thank Ron W
Reviewed 22 September 2016

So comfortable on our trip out west we stayed again on the way home. Very clean and quiet, good comfortable beds. No odors or need to spray Lysol. Able to park outside our door. Loved the view overlooking Rapid City, watching the full moon rise at night and the sun rise in the morning. Nice picnic area out back with...

Thank maryjanes777
Katy, Texas
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Spent four nights here and what a great experience. Everyone there is friendly and know the area well. We rode a motorcycle from Texas and found this gem in rapid city. Close to all the attractions in the Black Hills. The rooms was terrific and the hot tub overlooking the city was the bomb. Bob at the desk will tell...

Thank Jim B

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Big Sky Lodge

Address: 4080 Tower Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701-5391
Region: United States > South Dakota > Rapid City
Price Range: $118 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Big Sky Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Big Sky Hotel Rapid City
Big Sky Motel
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Rapid City
#3 Family Hotel in Rapid City
#7 Business Hotel in Rapid City
#7 Romantic Hotel in Rapid City
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for a room overlooking the city”
499veritys, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Request east side for best view”
maryjanes777, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“i'm not sure there is a good room, but we faced the road and were on the end.”
ItsmeJB, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the east side have the great views.”
Jmegown, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Best views are on the back side.”
622rosss, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
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