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Lazy "U" Motel

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Central City, Nebraska
Reviewed 7 August 2016

The owners very nice and the outside grounds were clean...the room was a little small but very clean ....the location is near many food establishments,gas stations and everything to have a great stay...lemonade and coffee in the office for free....I would sure stay again....we were here when the bike rally was going on in sturgis and the price was very...

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

Thanks for your kind review.

Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Our group of 10 stayed here recently for 3 nights. It was SO clean & comfortable. Not fancy but it served us well. They had buckets of towels outside for us to use to wipe down our motorcycles. The lobby had complimentary iced tea, lemonade, coffee & in the morning packaged bakery. The owners were so nice and their dog...

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

We were happy to hear you arrived home safely! It was a pleasure having you and glad you enjoyed your stay.

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We had a great experience at Lazy "U". Although it isn't the most modern facility, it is very clean and the staff were great. The owners have a great operation and offer a very competitive rate. Would stay at again if ever passing through Rapid City.

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

We have found our niche here on Mt. Rushmore Rd. We listened to what was most important to our guests and clean rooms with comfortable beds topped the list. We don't put all the bells and whistles in the rooms, all that adds up to higher room rates. We have blow dryers and irons if you need them. Coffee is...

Long Beach, Washington
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

What more do you need? Clean rooms, friendly owners and inexpensive prices compared to everywhere else. And its one of the last few motels around that are still privately owned and operated! Always nice to see and speak with the owners. Thank you! Will stay again!

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

We wouldn't have near the business we do without our return customers. Thank you for making our small family owned motel so successful. Cindy

Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Lazy U on a cross country trip 2 years ago and had no problem booking them again. As others have said, you might not have all the amenities of the chain motels, but you get a clean room, friendly and helpful innkeepers, and a parking spot right outside your door. The bathroom is small, but the...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your staying with us. Cindy

Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I first booked a room at the motel 6, until I read the reviews. .. (aweful,nightmare reviews)..so I luckily found a room for 3 nights (July 3,4,5) at the Lazyu. Glad I switched, the staff were pleasant ,the rooms were clean, and they switched out our sheets/towels daily while we were exploring SD...we met some interesting people while staying there...

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

Thanks for your review. July 4th week is a busy time for the Lazy U. I am so glad we had room and were able to meet your needs.

New Richmond, Wisconsin
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We read reviews before reserving rooms at Lazy U, and they turned out to be correct. We stayed 2 nights and found the staff and owners very nice and accommodating. The room quality is average, but appreciated having a fridge and microwave. Air worked great, but watch out for the shower power...could take skin off haha. We also liked the...

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

We like to think the Lazy U is at the hub of activity and are grateful to have Safeway, Perkins and the Colonial House in such close proximity. Thanks for your kind words and happy to hear we were part of the nice time you had while visiting the Hills. ps Mostly Chocolates is a favorite to a lot of...

Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The description hits the nail on the head; a true mom n` pop motel. Owners are incredibly kind and friendly. They made us feel welcome (asked where we were from and had us pin our state on their map of visitors!) and were very accommodating. The room was very clean and had most desired amenities. The location is perfect if...

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

We travel vicariously through our guests :) Hope to visit your state one day soon. Thanks for your kind words.

Lawson, Missouri
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed three nights and loved it. They keep your room very clean. You can't beat the price. Even though it's on a busy road, you don't hear the traffic. In the evenings there is lots of shade to sit and visit with those you travel with or other guests. The rooms are small, but they utilize the space very...

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

Thank you so much for your thoughtful review. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Had read the reviews on Trip before booking. Was looking forward to quaint motel. The front desk staff was very friendly. Found the motel old, without modern updates and a very small room/bathroom. Will not revisit.

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

The Lazy U was built in 1957 so will celebrate its 60th birthday next year. When we bought the motel 14 years ago it was in sad shape. We have re-mattresses twice and re-carpeted twice during that time, most recently just two years ago. True, we don't have all the amenities in the rooms. We knew we would never compete...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • 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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