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Lazy "U" Motel

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Porcupine, South Dakota
Reviewed 28 February 2017

When I travel to Rapid City, SD, whether for business or pleasure, I always stay at the Lazy U, it is clean and quiet with super comfortable beds. The owners are so helpful and friendly,,to me, its like family. I've been staying there for years and always recommend the Lazy U to friends and family.

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Desmet, Idaho
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Owners were so nice and helpful.. Motel is older but kept up well ... very very clean... beds are comfy. no frills but we didnt need them we traveled a long way and needed sleep ... we will stay there again... rates were reasonable and Over all experience was very good 2 happy travelers

Thank rsfreedom
Cindy B, Owner at Lazy "U" Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! And thanks for your kind words.

Eads, Colorado
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Don't judge a book by it's cover! Please don't pass this motel to stay at a name brand. Wonderful people to visit with, they made us feel right at home! Fresh coffee every morning in the office! Very clean and extremely well taken care of. They have pride in this humble abode. There is a Perkins, Sonic, Safeway, and many...

Thank Victoria M
Cindy B, Owner at Lazy "U" Motel, responded to this review

It's nice when folks get to stay longer than a couple of days, not that you had planned on staying so long, but we were glad you didi. We also enjoyed all the morning chats. Thanks for the thoughtful review.

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 10 October 2016

As the other reviewers have stated, this motel gives a clean room, refrigerator and microwave, tv, and the nicest innkeepers ever! No bells and whistles, but we were primarily in the room to sleep at night. I was slightly taken aback when there was no email confirmation of the reservation, but that's just how they do business... they just keep...

Thank Ellie T
Cindy B, Owner at Lazy "U" Motel, responded to this review

There's nothing better than having the time to really enjoy a vacation. There is so much to see here in the Hills and Verlyn loves being able to tell people about all the places he has enjoyed visiting. Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we hope to see you again in the future.

Los Barriles, Mexico
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Perfectly situated for our overnight needs right next door to a good restaurant with a great bar (awesome beer selection.) The motel is right on a busy street but it is set back and the street can barely be heard. The internet is hit and miss and there is a fridge and microwave but haven't seen a coffee maker, maybe...

Thank bajadevi
Cindy B, Owner at Lazy "U" Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Return business and word of mouth are why we are still in business after 14 years. We appreciate the kind words.

Reviewed 1 September 2016

I wish I could find motels like this in every town on my travels. The rooms are basic, simple, and inexpensive. Everything you need, nothing you don't. More importantly, they are absolutely spotlessly clean. The rooms are very quiet, the beds are comfortable, and the proprietors are the nicest folks on the planet. It is also motorcycle friendly with an...

Thank djpimpstick
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Found this quaint little motel when looking for a place to stay after flying in from out of state to be with a sick family at the local hospital. Two other hotels had no vacancy, so I ended up calling this little place. I was warmly greeted by one of the owners, and felt like I had just talked to...

Thank Jacquie R
Cindy B, Owner at Lazy "U" Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We were happy to hear your family member made it out of the hospital and that you felt comfortable in our room while you were here.

Clifton, New Jersey
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

This was a surprisingly great motel. The owners are a couple who are extremely friendly and helpful. The rooms are very clean and even had extra towels and pillows. Rooms also had magazines about local attractions which are helpful. They even had rags prepared for the bikers since it was Sturgis week with buckets for clean and dirty rags. The...

Thank nchyshkevych
Cindy B, Owner at Lazy "U" Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. It's hard to believe Summer is almost over. We enjoyed sharing our collections with your daughter. We have a special place in our hearts for the kids who travel since our grandkids all live so far away. Thanks for sharing her with us.

Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at Lazy "U"Motel. Our was room was clean, beds comfortable and close to many restaurants and shopping. Check in was easy, very accommodating owners. Coffee, tea etc. available all day. We appreciated being close to local and friendly staff.

Thank anntripadviser
Cindy B, Owner at Lazy "U" Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words. It is truly a family operated motel. We have a cousin Jackie, in the office, two young cousins as housekeepers and Sharon in the laundry who feels like family because she has been with us for over a decade.

Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here three nights. We had 3 queen beds, full sized frig, table and chairs. Room was very clean and priced reasonably. It was especially nice to have laundry facilities on the location. The owners are very friendly and gave us good advice on where to buy good quality black hills gold jewelry. Would definitely stay here again and...

1Thank Connie K
Cindy B, Owner at Lazy "U" Motel, responded to this review

We were happy your mom found the gold she was looking for and that you had such a nice stay. It helps when you can spread out a little. The three bed unit was just the right size for your family. Thanks for staying with us.

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lazy U Motel is one of the last Mom and Pop motels, family owned and operated. We have 25 rooms we keep in immaculate condition. Each room has a frig and microwave, cable tv, tub and shower. The doors are metal and secure. No pool, so enjoy a quiet one-level motel with parking in front of your room. Free WiFi, no charge on local calls, guest laundry and in walking distance to several restaurants. MC/Dis/Visa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lazy "U" Motel

Address: 2215 Mt. Rushmore Road, Rapid City, SD 57701
Region: United States > South Dakota > Rapid City
Number of rooms: 25
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Rapid City
#6 Romantic Hotel in Rapid City
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