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Ramada Keystone Near Mt Rushmore
Ranked #6 of 14 Hotels in Keystone
Dayton
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“Great Hotel”
Reviewed 6 August 2012

My family and I stayed here July 1,2012. Great place to stay. Just make sure you book online because the rooms go fast. It's a cute little town, with everything you need in walking distance. It has that old little town feeling.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with family
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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 August 2012 via mobile

We decided on this hotel for our one night stay in Keystone to visit Mount Rushmore. The hotel was decently priced at $94 for the night, but you get what you pay for. Decently clean room, but we did find hair on one of the pillows (we returned the pillow to the front desk for a new one). Bathroom clean. Beds ok, one squeaked, sheets were paper thin. The parking is a huge problem! The spots are way too small and everyone takes up two spaces. At night, there is no parking in the lot and we were forced to park on the street. The front desk service at night was awful. It took 30 minutes for a simple check in. We almost missed the Mount Rushmore 9 pm show (which is well worth it!) The hotel is located right in town, which is nice to walk through. There are other hotels in the areas just as reasonable. I would not recommend it.

  • Stayed August 2012
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Reviewed 30 July 2012 via mobile

When we stay at a hotel it is just a place to sleep. So for us we are looking for a quiet room and a comfortable bed, in a place that is safe. This place had all three requirements for us. It was a good place to stay the night. The kids went swimming and it is in walking distance of the cute little main street. Just don't eat at the on site restaurant. It was horrible.

  • Stayed July 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 29 July 2012

This hotel has a great location in a really beautiful town, our room just a standard room, with a fridge and a microwave, it did have free wifi, which is one thing I enjoy with any accommodation. If you wanted a coffee you had to walk to the lobby, to get it, a cop or even a pot was available, and bring it back to your room. The staff were quite helpful with enquiries. the bed in our room was terrible, it had a plastic mattress protector, which led to an uncomfortable nights sleep, the bed also squeaked. There was no safe in the room, no shampoo and the shower had a lousy spray.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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lafayette
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Reviewed 28 July 2012

Front desk staff were very rude and unhelpful. The room smelled. There was not enough parking so we had to park in a 3 hour zone and move our vehicle by 0830 in the morning. So much for sleeping in on vacation. The restaurant discounts were a lousy one dollar for overpriced mediocre food. We specifically asked for a room close to the pool and had the room the farthest away. The coffee was lukewarm with nothing to stir cream and sugar in. While this hotel is very close to mt rushmore there are many others just as close. Next time I would be willing to spend alittle more.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with family
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 23 July 2012

This is the first time we have lodged here. The parking is tight if you try to park in between the lines, so the best approach here is to gauge what a normal parking spot size is and park accordingly. It seems a large portion of the guests have embraced this idea.

The first impression of the building public area indicates that upkeep is maintained fairly well.
The front desk, pool and conference areas look nice. Our room however was a different story.

We reserved one of their largest rooms which was not a suite, but included a kitchenette. The dark carpet looked old and really requires a good cleaning, if not replacement. The bathroom was fairly clean, but I noticed a little dirt in the corners behind the toilet. The shower was clean, but the tub drain didn't drain well shortly after beginning to use the shower.

In the kitchen area, there was an insulated thermal pot for either hot or cold liquids that should really stunk and be thrown away.

We had two queen beds in our room. At least one of the mattresses was thin and is well beyond its useful life. The mattress side sheet had a stain on the side, which looked like it could have been a blood stain. The sheet was not replaced the by housekeeping the next day either.

The window air conditioner cooled, but the temperature rheostat control didn't work. So while operating, it was very cold in the room or you had to turn off the cooling switch to stop the cooling. This room had a working gas fireplace but I wasn't interested in regulating temperatures with both items.

We didn't care for the room card key system they use. You place the key card in the door slot and a sign on the door says you must wait a minimum of 20 seconds for the door lock to release. It was actually closer to 30 seconds with one card and another card required a little over a minute to unlock the door. Not a good system.

So the good news: There are no bed bugs seen or noted. Coffee is available in the lobby. Located in the heart of downtown Keystone.

All in all, the White House could be a great lodging option if:
1. The ownership/management were to update their rooms.
2. Mandate improved cleaning procedures for their staff and institute cleaning compliance verification.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with family
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Bailey, Colorado
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Reviewed 19 July 2012

My family and I stayed here 1 night during out vacation in the black hills. We were planning on being in Keystone for the day but when my son saw the train he wanted to ride it and because our vacation had leeway we decided to stay here for the night.

This place is horrible! Where do I begin?

First off the parking spaces are tiny. I don't have a large car (VW Jetta) and the spaces were barely big enough for my car. Lots of people completely ignore the parking lines which leaves less space. I was able to sandwich myself between to larger cars and luckily didn't have any dings.

The pool was freezing, the hot tub had a brown dirt (or who knows what) film around it and the hot tub was VERY foamy. When I asked how often they clean the hot tub I was told daily. I doubt that.

The lobby bathrooms had no toilet paper in the men's room. We at breakfast in the restaurant the next morning. Yes, we did the buffet but it was still nasty. I know one cannot expect much out of buffets but come on.

They were supposed to have free wifi but I could never get it to work.

The only thing that was good about the stay was the staff. They were great. That is the only reason I am giving this place a "poor" rating. Otherwise I would give a "horrible" rating.

Will definitely NOT be going back here ever or any of the sister locations in Keystone for that matter.

Room Tip: Our room was on the 3rd floor and just off the open area to the pool. I was a bit concerned about th...
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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with family
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Property: Ramada Keystone Near Mt Rushmore
Address: 115 Swanzey Street, Keystone, SD 57751 (Formerly Mt. Rushmore's White House Resort)
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Region: United States > South Dakota > Keystone
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #6 of 14 Hotels in Keystone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2 star — Ramada Keystone Near Mt Rushmore 2*
Number of rooms: 225
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Mt. Rushmore`s White House Hotel Keystone
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Mt Rushmores White Keystone

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