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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We stayed 4 nights in the Ponderosa Cabin (5 families) and had plenty of room for everyone. There are 4 bedrooms with attached bathrooms, and the upstairs is another bedroom. The one downside is there is no attached bathroom upstairs. There is a fully equipped...More

Thank runnergirl324
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Blue Bell Lodge is such a beautiful and peaceful place in the middle of Custer State Park. We stopped there for lunch, and it was delicious (I had the bison burger). I would have loved to stay here, although the lodge must book up very...More

Thank lmeckfess
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Blue Bell Lodge is just as wonderful today as my memories from 50 years ago as a child. Its nestled in a quiet Ponderosa forest along beautiful French Creek. The lodge has excellent and reasonably priced meals. The cabins are classic-simplicity: yet comfy, clean and...More

Thank BostinFamily
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We had our family reunion here and the lodge was perfect. Our cabin had 2 queen beds and was extremely comfortable and quiet BUT the pillows were surprisingly bad. We loved the Chuck Wagon Dinner and meals we had at the lodge. The cleaning staff...More

Thank 271diane
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Really nice campground. We stayed in a travel trailer. The restrooms and showers are cleaned daily, hosts are great, and the educational programs for the kids every night have been fun. The only thing negative was that our site, 15e, is tough to back into...More

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Jellybean032068
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Response from freqtravelfamilyof4 | Reviewed this property |
1. I didn't need laundry but I am sure there are facilities onsite. 2. This probably depends on when you're going but when we went last July reservations needed to be made ahead of time. In fact, there happened to be a... More
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aet1169
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Response from Florence P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe that they do have air conditioning. I believe that we were in 4. We used it!
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Response from HowlnBubba | Reviewed this property |
The fire pits have grills. You can use from the room (Provided for inside fireplace). If you need more wood, the adjacent general store sells it. The only thing they don't sell is lighters/matches. Odd to have fireplaces... More
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"All cabins are clean and comfy and maid service is offered daily. They have A/C, TV and a small kitchen but..."
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