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Rocket Motel

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American Family owned motel. Non-smoking. Pet friendly (designated rooms). Offering Cable TV, Wireless Internet, Coffee and tea in office, Refrigerators, Microwaves, hairdryers,and Serta double Pillow top beds. Kitchenette, Kings, 2 bedroom family units, 1 king suite available. Covered Pavilion, gas grill and fire pit for our guests use. Available for meetings, family reunions or just picnics. We have added a 4-man jacuzzi this year. One story, at-door parking. 8 Restaurants giving our guests 10% off all their meals while at the Rocket. Shops and downtown just a skip away. Michelson Trail across the street. Please remember that you're staying at a 1950's Motel, the rooms and showers are a tad smaller, but the charm is enormous!! We look forward to serving all vacation needs. Thank you, God Bless, Don and Brenda
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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83Good for walkers
Grade: 83 out of 100
20Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
4Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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All reviews blast from the past retro style family room retro feel black hills rooms are small friendly owners place to stay chain hotels room was spotless comfortable beds crazy horse custer state park the main drag restaurants and shops road trip a great stay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rocket Motel is locally owned & managed. A throw-back remodeled 50s style motel which is moderately priced, very clean and ideally located. These folks know and care about hospitality. We will definitely stay here again.

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip with hot tub for our enjoyment... The deer walked right up yo us at the hot tub..toms are comfortable and the bed was good. Small hotel with a Great couple run this and do an outstanding job of treating you like family!

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Anna H
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We were there just for one night. The night before the Buffalo Roundup. Very nice room. The motel is good situated and very important The owner is very friendly and helpful. You will like it. Miles & More. 9920 0415 1276 468

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank pfisterercue
Reviewed 23 September 2018

What a lovely motel and what lovely owners ! Rarely seen a cleaner hotel or motel and so stylish. Rooms have a decent size, nice and updated decor, small but stylish bathroom, fridge. Very good beds and everything so perfectly clean. We loved it and...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank Karel V
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Immaculate, retro Mom & Pop motel. The proprietors are super-nice and friendly and the little porches and patios outside the rooms gave me a chance to meet some other guests and sit up far into the night talking. I just completed a month-long journey through...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Jacks1Lady
14 August 2016|
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Response from andrewgA771BF | Reviewed this property |
We went on the road past the crazy horse memorial and it took about 45 min. Make sure you return that way, we turned left from Rushmore and if took a bit longer to get back and a bit more navigation.
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"The parking lot is sloped - if you need level parking ask for a room at the back."
382curryg
21 Jul 2018
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"There's differences between the rooms, although they have similar decor. Some are bigger than others"
quenneld
16 Jul 2018
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"Obviously rooms further off the main street"
KMANIKKI
28 Oct 2017
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"All rooms are equally the same in quality (exceptional) and noise (very little)."
terrir339
8 Oct 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$76 - US$131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
rocket hotel custerrocket motel custer
LOCATION
United StatesSouth DakotaCuster
NUMBER OF ROOMS
27
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