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    Shady Rest Motel

    238 Gordon St, Custer, SD 57730-1820
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    Overview
    • Excellent74%
    • Very good20%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Bavarian Inn, Black Hills
    493 reviews
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    Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

    Stayed at the Shady Rest Motel for a week . couldn't have asked for better service, better accommodations outside of a hotel. The cabin was impeccably cleaned and Anne gave great advice of things to do in & around Custer! Would definitely stay again!

    1  Thank Jim R
    Reviewed 24 August 2015

    After spending four nights here in mid-August, I have very mixed feelings about this motel. On the one hand, it seemed like a charming family operation, with an all hands on deck approach by parents and children alike – good people running a business to...More

    11  Thank Cherry_Wonderdog
    Response from johndvorak777, Owner at Shady Rest MotelResponded 27 August 2015

    Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. While we don't agree with all of your comments, and we apologize that you were not completely satisfied, we were glad you chose us to host your visit to the Black Hills. Each of our...More

    Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

    We have stayed MANY places in and around Custer over the last 25 years. This was our first stay at the Shady Rest. I had read the positive reviews on TripAdvisor prior to making reservations. These reviews were very accurate! The property is on the...More

    Thank tknopf
    Reviewed 13 August 2015

    I could not believe what a find the Shady Rest Motel and Cabins was! We have never been to South Dakota and were winging it by their website. The cabins were awesome. All contained AC, cable, an dorm size fridge, little electric stovetop thing, toaster...More

    2  Thank Monique1121
    Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

    Great family owned place. Nice owners and clean accommodations. Walking distance to downtown but quiet and off the highway. Easy drive to the monuments and close to Beautiful Custer state park. The new cabins are pretty small and cozy but had the necessities of a...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Spa
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    • Free Parking
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Romantic Hotel in Custer
    • #3 Family Hotel in Custer
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • South Dakota >
    • Custer
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    John S
    25 March 2015|
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    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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