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Shady Rest Motel

190 reviews
Traveller (124)
Room & Suite (56)
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“hunting lodge”(8 reviews)
“the main street”(17 reviews)
“hot tub”(22 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Pets Allowed
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

By far, this is my favorite place to stay in the Black Hills area. The cabins are cute, comfortable and very clean. Enjoy sitting on the porch, utilizing the hot tub, and walking to nearby places. I love the two orange tabby cats (Thomas and...More

1  Thank everyoneisastar
Reviewed 19 May 2016

hoping to avoid tourism crowds in the historic city, we planned our stay in one of the cabins. Tucked away rather nicely on a hillside just barely outside the city. The cabins also made it possible, and easy, to access the bike trail without needing...More

Thank DragonDad
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

This is my second visit here. I was here almost three years ago and it's even better the second time if that's possible given that I had no complaints the first time. Owners here are awesome - super service oriented and friendly. The cabins are...More

1  Thank Deanne A
Reviewed 10 October 2015

We chose the Shady Rest because of the good reviews it got. We were not disappointed. It is not a 5 star resort - but a cozy, fun place to stay. Our cabin was small, but big enough for the two of us. We arrived...More

2  Thank Krissy313
Reviewed 5 October 2015

My Mom and I (California gals) were joined by our family from Oklahoma so we reserved cabin 8 for plenty of space. But when we arrive Ann felt the stairs would be just too much of a challenge for my Mom's new knee. Ann found...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Hotel Style
#3 Romantic Hotel in Custer
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel Style
#3 Romantic Hotel in Custer
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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John S
25 March 2015|
Response from johndvorak777 | Property representative |
Thanks for asking! Each of our cabins is unique and their rates vary depending on the number of guests, time of year, and length of visit. We do offer a 10% discount for stays of three or more nights. Really, it is... More
Room Tips
"try cabin 5, the best one"
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"All rooms a great."
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"As others have suggested - call ahead to get exactly what you need. All the cabins are different..."
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"Talk to Ann about number of steps you are willing to enter your cabin - they are all different."
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