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Econo Lodge Custer
Ranked #9 of 17 Hotels in Custer
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Lincoln Park, Michigan
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30 reviews
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“no problem with this stay”
Reviewed 6 July 2013

stayed here for 4 days room was clean the bed was comfortable and shower worked well.
nice town walkable hotel was in the center of town. staff was good not great.
this is a small hotel. this means a small breakfast area,pool and outside sitting area.( there is a restruant 2 doors down) but at least it has these things and is close to Crazy Horse,Mt Rushmore and Custer State Park.
i have stayed in many of these small towns in the Black Hills and enjoyed this stay in the town of Custer. this is a great vacation area hope you enjoy it as much as i do. cant wait to come back.

Room Tip: no elevator at this hotel and washer and dryer is in the lower level in case you have a problem with...
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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jos2000, General Manager at Econo Lodge Custer, responded to this review, 9 July 2013
We appreciate your comments about our motel. Custer is a great place to vacation! Come see us again.
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Johnstown, Pennslyvania
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Reviewed 27 June 2013

We chose this hotel based upon location.to attractions and Custer State Park. We had made the reservation last December at a low cost. In Feb. we had to shorten our stay by a day and our room price increases by $30 a day. The staff was able to resolve the matter. The hotel is very clean and town is walkable. I also had difficulty connecting to Wi-Fi and a staff member took care of it. Great place to stay when in the are.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
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jos2000, General Manager at Econo Lodge Custer, responded to this review, 29 June 2013
We do our best to offer friendly and helpful service to all our guests. Thanks so much for your kind words. Hope to see you again.
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Lakewood, Colorado
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Reviewed 14 June 2013

This motel was clean and quiet. The furniture looked new and was charmingly rustic to go with the area's cowboy theme. The shower was terrific. Staff members are very nice. The motel is very close to Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse and other activities. This is a great place to stay at a great price.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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jos2000, Manager at Econo Lodge Custer, responded to this review, 15 June 2013
Thanks so much for taking time to comment on our motel. Our furniture is brand new--aspen and alder. We're glad you liked it. We want all our guests to feel special and enjoy their stay
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Reviewed 8 June 2013

We stayed at this hotel during our visit to Mount Rushmore. After a nights camp in badlands, more than the room,we were extremely happy to get a room with extremely clean and spacious bathroom. The rooms didn't have microwaves though but the staff was kind enough to let us use the kitchen microwave to heat our packed dinner.

Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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36dodge, Manager at Econo Lodge Custer, responded to this review, 11 June 2013
Thank you for taking the time to comment on our Hotel. We are glad that the accomodations were up to your expectations. Glad that we were able to accomodate you with a microvawe. Hope you think of us again, the next time you are in Custer.
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Reviewed 28 May 2013

The rooms were newer feeling and clean. Beds are comfortable and the hallways were quite even on the busy holiday weekend. The classic continental breakfast was spare but would do for fast in and out with cereal and donuts. The pool was a real letdown.. very tiny and dirty.

Room Tip: Good place for a good nights sleep.. bad place if you need a decent pool for kids or yourself.
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with family
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jos2000, Manager at Econo Lodge Custer, responded to this review, 29 May 2013
Our pool is cleaned and maintained DAILY. I am sorry the guest did not feel it was up to their standard.
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Minnesota
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Reviewed 6 September 2012

We stayed at this hotel on Labor Day. The Continental Breakfast was very good but the room was a little small to eat it in. We would stay there again. Very reasonable price in downtown Custer. If you are hungry after 10pm there are no restaurants open on a Saturday night!!

Room Tip: The parking lot does not have enough spots for all the rooms
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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 August 2012

I just returned from 4 day stay in Custer at Econo Lodge.When I checked in front desk personal was friendly and helpful. The beds were very comfortable the scary part came when I pulled down the sheets, they were noticeably dirty and even had hair and little dirt fragments visible how dirty they were had to wonder how many guest5 before me since they had been changed!. I was traveling alone but had double room so since it was late I chose the cleaner of two beds and went to sleep. I left note for maid to please change the sheets so she wouldn't get in trouble. When I returned that evening sheets had not been changed so I called front desk and informed them they apologized and offered to come change sheets. The next mornng spoke to head housekeeper and she assurred me the maid responsible, who was foreign and couldn't read English she said, would be talked too. I spoke also to manager she did compensate me. The tub also was lacking in cleanliness. Think they want their guest happy with clean room but need to check their maids work more closely. The shower was wonderful, breakfast was adequate, front desk very friendly, good value with great location. Just if you run into same cleanliness problem as I did notify front desk right away no use in trying to communicate with maid to save her from getting in trouble.

  • Stayed August 2012
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Property: Econo Lodge Custer
Address: 342 Mount Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730-1928
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Region: United States > South Dakota > Custer
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Custer
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Custer 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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