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Hazelhurst, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Staying here for 2 nights was a very pleasant experience. It is so centrally located in the Black Hills that day tripping from here is the way to go. From the time of check in until we left, everything about the Lodge at Palmer Gulch is first rate. The room was immaculately clean, the bed and especially the pillows were... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

After stopping for directions and calling home for help we found the lodge hidden behind the KOA park. A lovely secluded lodge - lodge decor with a giant wooden carved bear in the lobby. Friendly staff. Beautiful view off the balcony - we arrived late and able to see a million stars. Large room. Free breakfast. Wish we could have... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The lodge compares to low priced motels in terms of newness, cleanliness and appearance. It is convenient to the recreation activities at the resort. The staff is South Dakota friendly and helpful, but overall, it's not a good value.

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Clarendon Hills, Illinois, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The room was very roomy and had a balcony off the back with a view. Better than the other side which overlooks the parking lot. We booked months ago and while we were on the nice side it was right across from the ice machine The carpet was stained and did not look clean. Don't like sharing hotel facilities with... More 

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Thank autumnfoods
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Room was nice, clean with a comfortable bed. But everything else was poor. Spotty wi-fi and tv channels. Breakfast was terrible, cold cereal and dry, old bagels. Juices and coffee were never refilled, at least while my family was present. It was the most expensive place we stayed and the one with the most complaints from my family of 4.

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Heathsville, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I have ever stayed at... And I have stayed at a lot! Where do I start... Well how about the genius who decided to stable dozens of horses RIGHT NEXT TO the pool... Can you smell it now? Or his other brilliant move... Drive the horses thru the campground every morning at 6 am... Yeh haw, crack that whip! Don't... More 

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Wyoming
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4 reviews
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Picture a cabin number21 or 22 (priced north of $400 a night). This “furnished” cabin which was missing too many items to mention, including a working phone, and has no HOT WATER. Once the hot water has been restored at 10:00 at night, the worker says there should be an adjustment made for the night’s lodging. When I go to... More 

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Great place! It was the end of the season and the camp was getting to close when we visited. But the food was great and the beer was cold. We will for sure be returning again to this awesome KOA. We are looking forward to coming back during the summer when the kids can swim and jump on the jump... More 

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mt vernon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved this place. Our room was nice, with a view facing the woods. Most beautiful views! There is no microwave or refrigerator in the room, but the entire property it sits on, makes it very unimportant. Wi-fi has a pretty stinky signal, but if all you want to do is stay in your room, you are staying at... More 

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Thank gccordova
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We stay at the lodge every year and this is the first time I would give it less than excellent rating. The room was average clean, room smelled a bit musty and continental breakfast is cereal and bagels. Staff is very friendly. No cell or wifi service on the property.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whether exploring the spectacular views of Mount Rushmore National Park, hiking through Custer State Park, climbing Harney Peak, or enjoying the day at Sylvan Lake, the Lodge at Palmer Gulch mixes the adventure and relaxation of the outdoors with the convenience of resort style accommodations:∙ 62 lodge rooms∙ 20 full-service private cabins∙ 10 row cabin duplex rooms∙ 6 executive lodges∙ 3 meeting facilities. We also offer fine dining, shopping, and family friendly itineraries! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lodge at Palmer Gulch

Address: 12620 Highway 244, Hill City, SD 57745
Region: United States > South Dakota > Hill City
Price Range: £85 - £366 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lodge at Palmer Gulch 2*
Number of rooms: 62
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“The rear rooms offer nice view from the balcony”
 of 5 bubbles L4972SNsues, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the north side ("premium" rooms) have nice balconies. The rooms on the south side face the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles 667dp, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“they have an elevator”
 of 5 bubbles minneapol, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Cabin 33 had a spectacular view from the ridge, looking over the whole camp and a great view of the Mountain.”
 of 5 bubbles SaraGee, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay in the lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles monicat388, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
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