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State Game Lodge

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 February 2015

The hotel i nice but could be better for my thinking is too old and need to be renew The service doesn't not exict but maybe is part of the athomphere and the hotel. Good location Is better to sleep in the park

1Thank Rickyus-newyork
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 31 December 2014

Our family enjoyed our stay here. We had two queens and a pull out sofa with a patio overlooking a beautiful creek. Mountain style decor with top quality amenities. The Game Lodge was short walking distance to have our meals. The beds were very comfortable and the room and bathroom was clean. Staff was very friendly and helpful about things...

2Thank SunshnLvr
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2014

We drove to Custer State Park from Cheyenne and enjoyed the scenery a little too much and it was getting late. As a heavy mist descended it was a bit of a race against time to travel along narrow bendy roads, even if well sign posted to get to the Lodge. We got there in the dark and checked in...

3Thank markyp89
London UK
Reviewed 28 October 2014

The location is excellent - very convenient for everything in the park with wildlife at the door. Local store not well equipped but at least it was open. The rooms were rather gloomy, the food a bit "odd" (not sure what to make of it) and the tea positively cold. Free Wi-Fi but the quality of the connection was poor.

Thank gcluer
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Will not come back. Yes, I am a bit of a hotel snob. Only to the extent that I expect a completely clean 'room' and one in which I am comfortable walking around barefooted or at least in socks. Stayed in the house keeping cabin #2. It is literally twenty paces from the highway (16A)....too close. Thought we would have...

3Thank Arkansas B
Reviewed 17 October 2014

We stayed in one of their cabins. It was very clean and the furnishings more than adequate. We could park right at the door. Maid service came around daily with any needed supplies. It was very quiet and a great location for driving the wildlife trail. We would definitely stay again.

2Thank TexarkanaSadiebelle
Bismarck, North Dakota
Reviewed 8 October 2014

We stayed in the motel portion of the State Game Lodge for a wedding. Other friends stayed in cabins and I actually thought the motel portion was nicer and a better deal for the money. The only problem we encountered was regulating the heat at night. It didn't seem to stay consistent - which led to us getting too hot...

3Thank Kara J
Washington, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 7 October 2014

The State Game Lodge was a beautiful historic place to stay and made a convenient starting point to explore a wonderful State park. It also had a very good restaurant on the premises. I would recommend a room in the historic part of the hotel.

Thank Irma C
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 October 2014

We stayed two nights at the State Game Lodge while visiting Custer. From there we visited the Crazy Horse Memorial, Deadwood, Mount Rushmore Memorial and the State Park through the Buffalo Safari. The room was small and reasonably clean. No air conditioning. We used the fan or the heater setting. Bathroom was small and tight. But it was a convenient...

Thank Tiger L
Media, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

We had a nice stay at the State Game Lodge. The Lodge itself is charming. Plenty of seats in various locations outside. The rooms were a little small for 3 adults with bags, but were fine. Our rooms came with a microwave and mini-refrigerator, which is nice if staying several nights and enjoying Custer State Park.

Thank KrisT77

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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
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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