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4.5 out of 5

"Excellent view and perfect sized cabin! We required no staff interaction since we brought our own food, trash bags, etc. Great stay! " More

By a verified traveler on Sat 08 Aug 2020

Hotel Description

Beachfront lodge near Custer State Park

On the beach

Stay at this Custer lodge and you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Custer State Park and 2 miles (3 km) of Sylvan Lake. Also, Black Hills National Forest is within 2 miles (3 km) and Needles Highway is within 6 miles (10 km).

Marina, dining

A marina and a restaurant are featured at this smoke-free lodge. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy perks like free WiFi. A terrace, a snack bar/deli, and a grocery/convenience store are also on offer.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

The individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and free local calls. Other amenities include flat-screen TVs, refrigerators, and microwaves.

Basic Room, 1 Queen Bed, Refrigerator & Microwave

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$165* Per night/room Sep 30 - Oct 1

Premium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony, Hill View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premium Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Valley View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

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

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Presidential Cabin

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 19 Max

Sylvan Lake Lodge at Custer State Park Resort ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Sylvan Lake Lodge at Custer State Park Resort

Family (1)
4 out of 5
Excellent view and perfect sized cabin! We required no staff interaction since we brought our own food, trash bags, etc. Great stay!

Posted by , from Omaha on Aug 8, 2020

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5 out of 5
our cabin was amazing with a fantastic view. we ate dinner at the lodge

Posted by on Jun 11, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 11, 2019 by James Jackson

Thank you for the five star review we truly strive for five.

About the Sylvan Lake Lodge at Custer State Park Resort

Location 24572 Highway 87, Custer, SD 57730

Renovations + Closures

The property is closed between October 22 and April 28.

Property Features

Sylvan Lake Lodge at Custer State Park Resort offers its guests a marina. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. There are 2 meeting rooms available. A terrace, gift shops/newsstands, and a fireplace in the lobby are also featured at Sylvan Lake Lodge at Custer State Park Resort. This Custer lodge is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 68 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 1930
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Wedding services available
  • Convenience store
  • Terrace
  • Gift shop
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP) (70.9 km / 44.1 mi)

Room Amenities

Sylvan Lake Lodge at Custer State Park Resort offers 68 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

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

Sylvan Lake Lodge at Custer State Park Resort has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Activities

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

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests arriving after 11 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

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 may be 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. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for local cuisine breakfast: USD 8 for adults and USD 5 for children (approximately)

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

Hotel Names

  • Lake Sylvan
  • Lake Sylvan Lodge
  • Sylvan Lake
  • Sylvan Lake Custer
  • Sylvan Lake Lodge
  • Sylvan Lake Lodge Custer
  • Sylvan Lodge
  • Sylvan Lake Hotel Custer
  • Sylvan Lake Lodge Custer State Park Resort
  • Sylvan Lake Lodge State Park Resort
  • Sylvan Lodge State Park
  • Sylvan At Custer State Park
  • Sylvan Lake Lodge at Custer State Park Resort Lodge
  • Sylvan Lake Lodge at Custer State Park Resort Custer
  • Sylvan Lake Lodge at Custer State Park Resort Lodge Custer

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*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.