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The Lodge at Mount Rushmore

14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Region of Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this lodge on March 16 to arrive on April 11th which was our 42nd wedding anniversary. We arrived at the Lodge and it was CLOSED!!! A man in a pick up truck was out the front and he said there was nothing to be done as it was not open. Talk about communication and customer service!! What is...

5Thank Judy M
Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We bought a voucher for two nights stay at The Lodge. I called to make reservations, the phone's "no longer in service". I assumed it was a temporary problem, because it's March 2017 and reviews are posted from Jan 2017. I got on their website, emailed a msg we needed to make reservations, and requested an e-mail back. It's been...

5Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Beautiful place to stay the staff were very friendly and helpful. We were nestled off the road yet was very easy to access. Very close to town if not for the busy highway you could walk there. There was one downfall, that was when sitting outside the traffic noise was loud enough that I couldn't sit outside in front and...

2Thank Coleen M
Plymouth, MN
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Stayed here and saw all kinds of neat wildlife, mule deer, wild turkeys, elk, etc. The operators are amazing people and allowed our little puppy to stay as well. Great people here and they helped us map out our visit, big ups to them.

3Thank tmcqueeney
MarkMGT, Owner at The Lodge at Mount Rushmore, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review. Glad you enjoyed your stay! Yes, the staff does a great job. Happy Travels..

Plymouth, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Cute old lodge off the main road into Keystone. Everything in the city was pretty much shut down. Nice clean rooms, pet friendly. Staff was very friendly and had a nice breakfast for there few customers. Lots of wildlife around and quiet. I'd stay again.

2Thank Gretchen M
MarkMGT, Owner at The Lodge at Mount Rushmore, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. We look forward to seeing you again. Happy Travels...

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I choose the Lodge at Mt. Rushmore because of its price and ranking, and for being dog-friendly. Good: Nestled in the Black Hills just outside of Keystone, the Lodge at Mt. Rushmore is open for a limited time during off season. The Keystone off season apparently starts after labor day. The owners/operators were super friendly, showing me a more private...

2Thank Keri O
Hawthorne, Florida
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We stopped to visit Mount Rushmore and since it is way off season and we were traveling with a pet our choices were very limited in the local vicinity. The hotel is a former Best Western and will be shutting down for the winter for updates and repairs. That covers just about any complaint or less than good review previously...

3Thank subsurfcp0
South Dakota
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Although darn near everything in Keystone was closed, the hotel had a (although limited) room service menu with pizza and pasta's. They also have a professional masseuse that will come to your room (no funny business included ). The breakfast was normal, scrambled eggs, sausage, waffles, pastry, toast, cereal... Our room was very clean and the beds were very comfortable...

1Thank kymberlee1967
St. Charles, MO
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived and only one member of the staff was available he helped as much as he could and he was cleaning rooms cleaning the front and trying to check in guests the next day we found a few problems in our room reported them but they were never taken care of we reported them later to Trip Advisor and...

1Thank Dick P
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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Traveling south for the winter. Visited Mt Rushmore and Custer. Stayed at The Lodge at Mt Rushmore in Keystone. Great lodge and great management. One of only a few open at this time of year. Ate at Barlee's. A little pricey but good food.

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Lodge at Mount Rushmore

Address: 24075 Highway 16a, Keystone, SD 57751-6664 (Formerly Best Western Plus Four Presidents Lodge)
Region: United States > South Dakota > Keystone
Price Range: $116 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Lodge at Mount Rushmore 3.5*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus 4 Presidents Lodge
Best Western Plus Four Presidents Hotel Keystone
Best Western Keystone
Keystone Best Western
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“terrible customer relations”
854NancyB854, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a puppy room if you bring your doggy.”
tmcqueeney, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the east side away from the highway are quiet. Also, a room closer to the lobby might help with wi-fi speed.”
TINA60707, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Second floor is nice”
swidga, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“May be in a losing place given the new owners.”
ayjake, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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