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    Lantern Inn

    580 Main St, (for mail): P.O. Box 744 Hill City, Hill City, SD 57745-2006
    (605) 301-4497
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    • Excellent53%
    • Very good38%
    • Average9%
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    “mom pop motel” (2 reviews)
    “hot tub” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 82 reviews

    Reviewed 19 October 2017

    We had no issues with our room, other than the water pressure in the shower was very very weak. Other than that, the room was clean, new carpeting, comfortable pillow top Queen bed, microwave, mini fridge and TV in the room. We had room 12....More

    Thank Alan G
    Reviewed 7 October 2017

    We stayed here after staying in Keystone to see Mount Rushmore. It is an older motel, but it was convenient to be parked right outside the door of the room and the people running it were very nice. They had a decent little breakfast in...More

    Thank Bigfus2
    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    Stayed here one night while on a road trip to see Mount Rushmore. Room was very small and basic but fine for what we needed which was a place to stay for one nights sleep. Bed was not so comfortable but we managed. The property...More

    2  Thank L S C
    Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

    Good location on Main Street, good room, great owners. Love motels that go beyond what the chain places do. The personal touch means a lot. Clean, comfortable and very good rates. Ground level parking right outside the door.

    2  Thank Rick W
    Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

    We used the Lantern Inn as our base as we explored the many great places in the Black Hills. The innkeeper was welcoming and friendly and the rooms neat and comfortable. The bathroom was small (typical of this era of construction) but the excellent water...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
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    • USD 103 - USD 181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    Room Tips
    "Some rooms can hear the river flowing behind them. Not sure which though."
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    "I usually stay in the end room close to the water, river."
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    "The whole premises is quiet at night. I don't think there is a bad location."
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    "Stayed in back units, very quiet"
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