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68.0% Based on 530 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 out of 5

Hotel Description

Resort near Peter Norbeck Visitors Center in Custer

On river

Within a 15-minute walk of the resort, you'll find Peter Norbeck Visitors Center and Custer State Park Wildlife Loop Road. Black Hills National Forest is within 12 miles (20 km) and Crazy Horse Memorial is within 20 miles (32 km).

Renovated in 2017

A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this resort. Guests will appreciate free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas. A coffee shop, a terrace, and a garden are also on offer.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

The 105 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and comfy beds. Other amenities include private yards, flat-screen TVs, and microwaves.

Classic Room, 2 Queen Beds, Refrigerator & Microwave, Park View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$190 per night

Family Suite, Multiple Beds, Refrigerator & Microwave, Park View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Signature Room, 2 Queen Beds, Refrigerator & Microwave, Park View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Presidential Cabin, 5 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Park View

Bed Count 6 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 20 Max

Premium Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Park View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

68.0% of guests recommend out of 528 reviews


About the State Game Lodge at Custer State Park Resort

Location 13389 US Hwy 16A, Custer, SD 57730

Renovations + Closures

The property is closed between 22 October and 28 April.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. Event space at this resort measures 3000 square feet (279 square meters) and includes conference space. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at State Game Lodge at Custer State Park Resort. Free self parking is available. A complete renovation of State Game Lodge at Custer State Park Resort was completed in May 2017. This Custer resort is smoke free.

  • 105 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 3000 sq ft of conference space
  • 279 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1920
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Convenience store
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking


  • Airport: Rapid City, SD (RAP-Rapid City Regional) (58.2 km / 36.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

State Game Lodge at Custer State Park Resort offers 105 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. This Custer resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Private outdoor space
  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium channels
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

State Game Lodge Restaura - Overlooking the garden, this family restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site
  • Game drive on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Safari on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Cave exploring/spelunking on site
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Game viewing on site


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom

Hotel Policies


  • Minimum check-in age is 19


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.


  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Only service animals are allowed
  • No elevators
  • 24-hour check-in


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: USD 1.00 per accommodation, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 13 for adults and USD 12 for children (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Game Lodge
  • Game State Lodge
  • State Game Custer
  • State Game Lodge Custer State Park Resort
  • State Game Lodge Custer
  • State Lodge
  • State Game Hotel Custer
  • State Game Resort
  • State Game Lodge Hermosa
  • State Game Hermosa
  • State Game Lodge State Park Resort
  • State Game Lodge State Park
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.