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    Chief Motel

    120 Mount Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730-1829
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    Overview
    • Excellent47%
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    Reviewed 22 May 2013

    My wife and I stayed here for an extended weekend trip which was quite relaxing! The room was very clean and despite it's age was very well maintained. The staff was also very friendly. They have breakfast coupons for a little restaurant down the street...More

    Thank Jesse M
    Reviewed 2 February 2013

    After reading the reviews, we were intrigued. My husband made reservations here to serve as a "home base" during our stop at Custer State Park. The hotel is close enough to the park, but in the cool little town. The Chief has a handy location...More

    2  Thank julie p
    Reviewed 16 November 2012

    We spent one night in this hotel during our midwest roundtrip. The manager was very friendly when we checked in. The room was clean and attractively furnished. We had a good breakfast for two dollar with eggs and coffee served. Three days after leaving I...More

    Thank alice t
    Reviewed 10 October 2012

    We stayed here for one night in August. The rate was the best we could find. The room was clean and had 2 BR. Second BR could (at least) use a ceiling fan. We had the $1.99 breakfast which did not include tea or coffee,...More

    Thank Lynn687
    Reviewed 2 October 2012

    Really good place to stay. A little dated but room was spacious, bed comfortable and owner very friendly and helpful with advice on the area. If I am through Custer again, I will definitely stay here.

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 77 - USD 162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in Custer
    • #7 Family Hotel in Custer
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 33
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • South Dakota >
    • Custer
    • Also Known As
    • Chief Motel Custer ,
    • Chief Hotel Custer
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    Hotel & Grounds (27)
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    kami19
    7 June 2016|
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    Response from Steve V | Reviewed this property |
    Yes as I understand it most or all of the rooms have a mini fridge and microwave(ours did). The office does have one or more hair dryers to loan the customer (ask Nancy the owner for one), but there are none in the room. I... More
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    "The rooms on the side of the motel as you arrive are very quiet."
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    "We stayed in a room closer to the highway and road noise was noticeable. I would think staying farther back..."
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    "Custer isn't a super big place so all the rooms should be relatively unaffected by road noise. Didn't..."
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    "Try to get a room away from the main road"
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