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    Dakota Cowboy Inn

    208 W Mount Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730-1800
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          Overview
          • Excellent32%
          • Very good28%
          • Average18%
          • Poor14%
          • Terrible8%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
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          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

          This hotel is very basic. Little expensive for what it is but it's a tourist town. When you first go into the room you get a bit of a smell my husband thought fresh paint. Continental breakfast available but they don't open the lobby til...More

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          Response from DakotaCowboyInn, Front Office Manager at Dakota Cowboy InnResponded 19 June 2016

          Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We apologize for the smell of fresh paint in the room, we repainted all of our rooms less than 2 months, as well as other new renovations. It has dissipated a lot over the...More

          Reviewed 11 June 2016

          It was everything you want and expect in a small historic town. Our room had plenty of space for a family of 4, fridge, microwave and very clean! Amazing staff and walking distance to everything in this great little town. Matt and Shan were working...More

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          Response from DakotaCowboyInn, Front Office Manager at Dakota Cowboy InnResponded 11 June 2016

          Thank you for your kind words! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and that everything was to your liking. We work hard to listen to our guests and improve where needed, as well as keeping a rustic feel around the property....More

          Reviewed 5 June 2016

          While on a 2 month, motorcycle history tour of the Dakotas, stayed at the Dakota Cowboy Inn for 6 nights to see Mt. Rushmore, Harney Peak, and Custer State Park. Although the facility is probably a 1970's era establishment, the current managers/operators (Shan and Matt)...More

          1  Thank 667jerryr
          Response from DakotaCowboyInn, Front Office Manager at Dakota Cowboy InnResponded 5 June 2016

          Thank you for staying with us and we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We appreciate the compliments to our new renovations and hope you come back to stay with us in the future. Have a safe rest of your trip,...More

          Reviewed 2 June 2016

          They have done a lot of updates to the hotel, new beds pillows new tv!!! There are plenty of places to eat all with in walking distance!!! We had a great time very quite place!!! They have a nice deck in front of the rooms...More

          1  Thank Paul L
          Response from DakotaCowboyInn, Guest Relations Manager at Dakota Cowboy InnResponded 3 June 2016

          Hello and thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Our goal here is to continue to work as a team and be sure that all of our guests have...More

          Reviewed 14 October 2015

          This is one for the history books - when we arrived, we were shocked to see the Dakota Cowboy Inn in all of its glory. The customer service was terrible when we checked in, but the sign on the desk said it had a 4...More

          1  Thank Rob W
          Response from DakotaCowboyInn, Front Office Manager at Dakota Cowboy InnResponded 3 June 2016

          Thank You

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Pool
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          • Price range
          • US$73 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 47
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          • Americas Best Value Dakota Cowboy Hotel Custer ,
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          redstroud
          We have 300 acres near Rushmore Caves off of HWY 40. We come twice a year to work on our Land. How far is it from your hotel in Custer? Looking for a arrival date of July 20. Thank You Diane Legacy Hills
          27 June 2016|
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          Response from Nick B | Property representative |
          Hello, We are approximately 20-25 minutes from the Rushmore caves area. Please feel free to give us a call if you have any other questions or if you would like to make a reservation. Thank You
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          Marycfmltj
          do you have laundry facilities on site?
          8 June 2016|
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          Response from Nick B | Property representative |
          We do not have a laundry facility on site, but there is a local laundry mat called the Lost Sock, that is only 0.4 miles away.
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          "There are much better places to say at less money! Just double check your reservation! In high travel season..."
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          "Stayed in the older building. It has a ground floor entry and was quiet."
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          "Good hotel for the price."
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