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Chief Motel

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Plymouth, MN
Reviewed 21 August 2012

We booked the Chief Motel primarily on the previous good reviews on TripaAdvisor and we are so thankful! It really was an excellent place to stay for many reasons, a few are: - Location - excellent central location within the Black Hills. - Cleanliness - our room was very clean when we arrived and the staff did a great job...

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Pekin, Illinois
Reviewed 16 August 2012

modest clean and friendly, the pool and spa and suana make it a plus, there are some tiny tiny rooms and some spacious ones, make sure to ask for a spacious one. they provided a place for us to wash our motorcycles, and there was a clean soft cloth on every bike in the morning to use to wipe down...

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Adrian, Missouri
Reviewed 16 August 2012

The Chief Motel was a great mom & pop style motel. It was squeaky clean and had everything we needed. Our room was actually a 2 bedroom. There was a full size bed in one room with a closing pocket-style door and the other room had a queen sized bed, fridge, microwave, tv & desk. The beds were very comfortable....

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Indiana
Reviewed 12 August 2012

After reading the reviews on the Chief I was very optimistic. We were disappointed with our stay. The location was great. One of the rooms we booked (king) was very small. It is my understanding that they have different size rooms even though the beds are the same. Meaning you can have a king room that is decent size or...

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Oak Creek, Co.
Reviewed 12 August 2012

We stayed at the Chief Motel for 3 nights. I was traveling with my 16 year old nephew , so I reserved 2 queen rooms . I chose the Chief because of the TA reviews, but noticed before we departed that its rating had dropped. However, after our 3-night stay,I was totally satisfied. The rooms are small and I was...

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Kittanning, PA
Reviewed 11 August 2012

I really wanted to like this place. I was trying to save money and the TA reviews gave me hope that it would be a clean, comfortable, although outdated establishment. I was willing to overlook the room that was so cramped we had trouble finding room for our luggage, or the fact that all 4 of us had to pile...

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Reviewed 9 August 2012

We stayed 4 nights. We liked the comfortable beds, 25 cent soda, 1.99 vouchers for breakfast at the Wrangler, 1.99 voucher for pie at Bobkats, and location for area. Yes, the hotel is antiquated, but this is not a place we're spending 8 hours a day in. It's a hub. The shower was okay and yes the wireless internet was...

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Reviewed 30 July 2012

My family stayed here for two nights while we were traveling in the area to see Mt. Rushmore. When I first seen the place I thought it would be a dump, but when I got into the room I was thoroughly surprised. Very very clean. The beds were very comfortable, the towels were nice & soft. Nice location, nice little...

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OKC
Reviewed 29 July 2012

Writing this review from the motel. Smaller property which translates into quieter property. Kids liked the .25 sodas. At times the wirelesss has been spotty. The decorative quilts add a nice touch. The microwave and fridge came in handy. The indoor pool was well liked by the family. We slept well and did not have any issues but the motel...

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wisconsin
Reviewed 27 July 2012

As time goes on, this place stayed behind. Stay here if you want to experience where your parents stayed while driving their new 1952 Chevy. First of all, the stinky dumpster was no more than 30 from our door. Had to close the sink drain to keep the sewer smell and sewer flies from coming in. I think it would...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family owned and operated * Free HS wireless internet * Custer's largest indoor pool (in season May 20-Sept 18)* Hot Tub * Sauna * 2 Restaurants adjacent * In-room coffee/cocoa * ref/micro * All rooms no smoking / no pets * Near Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Custer State Park, Wildlife Loop Road (1500 buffalo), Scenic Needles Hwy, Iron Mt. Road* Jewel Cave * Wind Cave* ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chief Motel

Address: 120 Mount Rushmore Road, Custer, SD 57730
Region: United States > South Dakota > Custer
Price Range: $128 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Chief Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
Chief Motel Custer
Chief Hotel Custer
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Custer
#7 Family Hotel in Custer
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“Try to get a room away from the main road”
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“The rooms closest to the road hear a little road noise.”
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“The room with 2queen beds is nice to have the extra space...”
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“Motel is U-shaped, rooms in the corners are furthest from street and have only 1 neighbor (although only minor detail)”
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