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Reviewed 20 August 2014

40 y/o father/husband: This place was just wonderful! We stayed in a camping cottage, which was a good value and easy to swing, as we had camping stuff in the car. The space was comfortable and well-maintained and in a beautiful setting. Staff were very friendly, and I really appreciated the stated mission of reconciliation between native and white culture....

1Thank Ben S
Ottumwa, Iowa
Reviewed 18 August 2014

We stayed here out of desperation. We hadn't really decided what to do that day, and then we were trying to figure out where to stay. I had no phone reception and we were there for the Circle B Chuckwagon Show. On a whim, I decided to see if they had anything available. They did, so we booked it. It...

1Thank parsonad
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 17 August 2014

We recently spent 5 days and 6 nights in one of the Native American cabins at High Country Guest Ranch which is in a great location to all the sites and attractions that we wanted to visit in SD. However, there are a few concerns/complaints. First of all one has to remember that it is a CABIN on a RANCH....

2Thank Nancy O
Fishers, Indiana
Reviewed 6 August 2014

After our 5 day stay here at High country Guest Ranch we will not be coming back nor will we recommend it to anyone. This is more of a working Ranch where we do all of the work. From cleaning our own rooms with the vacuum left in each room to bagging collecting our trash to set aside in our...

5Thank Jess a
Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 2 August 2014

just returned from a stay at high country guest ranch. we stayed in the 4 bedroom saddle ridge. was a very nice property. Great location, very clean, hot tub, fire pit and gas grill, full kitchen all in great condition.only suggestion would be to provide kleenex in bathrooms and provide more trash facilities. for a cabin that holds 10 people,...

Thank gary h
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 6 July 2014

We stayed in the Trailside Cabin over a course of four nights. Overall, I would describe the cabin as adequate, but not luxurious or "nice" in any way. We enjoyed our stay. Pros: -The fire ring was nice to have an evening camp fire. You can get firewood at the front entrance for 10 pieces for $5. -It was clean...

1Thank CoMom800
Pensacola, Florida
Reviewed 27 June 2014

My wife and I went to the Black Hills for 3 wks. The HCGR was the perfect place for our family. Our children and grandchildren flew in and out to stay with us...that was not a problem at all for the property. There was plenty to do for the grandchildren when we felt like taking a break. The Circle B...

Thank dennislazear
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed 7 June 2014

For this trip, my family of 6 stayed for 4 days/3 nights. (We plan vacations here every summer.)We loved every minute of it! The accomodations were clean, comfortable, and inviting. The setting is beautiful, complete with a horse round-up every morning and evening. There are a number of outdoor family activities on the property. The owners were extremely friendly and...

Thank 25csm
Reviewed 18 May 2014

My nephews and I stayed at the McGinnis Cabin. We had a wonderful time. Cabin was very comfortable and was very clean. Beautiful setting. The owners John and his wife Barb were very friendly and very helpful. My one nephew is in a wheel chair and they put a ramp up just special for him. All the staff is very...

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Reviewed 15 May 2014

We stayed for 2 nights it was so nice clean and comfortable. The owners and the staff make you feel at home. The cabin we stayed in did not have a wheelchair ramp so Dane built one for it so we could get my brother in with no problem. When we come back to South Dakota we will be staying...

Thank wilmer w

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
High Country Guest Ranch offers a variety of lodging from a fully furnished vacation home to authentic log cabins and camper cabins. Our place will make you feel right at home while allowing you to experience the excitement of the outdoors. If you are looking to get closer to nature, we also have a number of tent and RV sites that include full hook-ups. And best of all - there is no nightly minimum when you stay! High Country Guest Ranch is a great place for your next family vacation or corporate event. We welcome groups of all sizes. Create memories that will last a lifetime, we've got something for everyone. All cabins are non-smoking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about High Country Guest Ranch

Address: 12138 Ray Smith Dr, Hill City, SD 57745-8802
Region: United States > South Dakota > Hill City
Price Range: $170 - $331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — High Country Guest Ranch 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Not the place for those looking for privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles Tranquil_Rose, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask how often the cabins are cleaned before booking and what type of cleaning is done between bookings.”
 of 5 bubbles LKB4763, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We did not stay at the ranch, it's a great location if you want to enjoy the area. The Michelson Trail is close by and easily accessed.”
 of 5 bubbles Q6718TCdebbiep, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Avoid this place, especially the trailers”
 of 5 bubbles lalhasa, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We found something to suit every family; but be sure to book early to get what you need.”
 of 5 bubbles efleis, 13 Jul 2015 | Read review
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