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Hills Lodge | Near Mt. Rushmore!

Bedrooms 6
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Hills Lodge

Once In A Lifetime Opportunity! Bring Your Friends! This Spectacular 5 Bedroom/4 Bathroom Home Features Un-Paralleled Craftsmanship Found Only In The Black Hills Of South Dakota! Resting On Nearly 12 Acres, This 3-Story Of Hand-Crafted Log Home Features Sky-High Ceilings, Intricate Wood-Work, Wrap Around Porch, Walk Out Balconies And A Downstairs Bar To Keep Everyone Entertained. Located Directly Off Highway 40 Outside Of Keystone, This Lodge Offers One Of The Black Hills Best Locations With The Ability To Reach Some Of The Most Desirable Attractions In A Matter Of Minutes. This Will Not Last Long!

Property Manager
VACO Vacation Rentals
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2018

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Hermosa Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master suite bathroom attached to main level bedroom.
    Main Level Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen Bed with walk out door to balcony and personal master
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Twin size bed, queen bed, and plenty of room for an air
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks ...
  • winery tours ...
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center ...
  • groceries ...
  • laundromat ...
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Home has a 3 hour hiking trail that the homeowners say is absolutely breathtaking and fun!


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Hills Lodge | Near Mt. Rushmore!
average rating of 4.5 based on 14 reviews

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 5 nights in early June 2017, and we have nothing but good things to say. The house is beautiful - you can tell it was built and decorated with lots of thought and love! The weather was beautiful, so we enjoyed grilling and eating on the deck each evening and taking early morning walks spotting deer. The house had everything we could imagine to make it feel like a home-away-from home for our party of 7 (5 adults, 5-year-old, 2-year-old).

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so thrilled you enjoyed your stay here in the Black Hills! We loved being able to host you and your family. Welcome back anytime! Warm Regards, VACO Vacation Rentals
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Absolutely wonderful, as advertised, but

  • 3 of 5

A perfect log cabin in the woods. All the amenities of home: bbq grill, washer and dryer, five bedrooms, full kitchen complete with a pantry of goodies and the owners' dogs to entertain us. BUT..

The owners' things were everywhere. I had to clear a shelf in the closet to put my stuff. It was a little strange. I have been to several VRBOs, Home Aways, etc., and this is the first time I have felt I was intruding. Also, one of our group stayed back one day (we all piled into the rental van and went sightseeing every day). He came up the stairs from the basement to discover the owner in the kitchen. When he spoke up, the owner became very nervous and said he needed something from the office. On another occasion one of the group said they thought someone had been there while we were gone. The owner said he was staying in the shed out back. That was definitely not the case. We had looked in there one day - not a place for a sleepover. BUT, if the owner had not invaded his guests' privacy, I would have given him five stars. Home Away was wonderful. Answered all questions, instructions were thorough and I will definitely use the service again.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful log home with lots of room

  • 5 of 5

We had 10 people plus a baby and had plenty of room in this new and modern log home. We cooked many meals in the well supplied, modern kitchen. Beautiful location 10 mins from Keystone but off the beaten path. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house. Great location.

Clean when we arrived. In fact, so clean I felt like I was glad to pay the cleaning fee.

Plenty of room.

Wonderful location: close to reasonable distance to most significant vacation sites.


Minor downside: neighbors or owners two dogs hung around. That was fine for the kids until the night the dogs slept on the porch and barked at all signs of wildlife. But blocking the porch entrance solved the issue easy.

We would definitely return if we traveled to the Black Hills again.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved the house and the property

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this house with extended family. There was 10 of us, and all had a great time. This was close to all activities we wanted to do and we were able to cook our own meals, saving money on food and the wait for a table of 10. Our only complaint would be that there is no garbage disposal. Otherwise everything was perfect.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Gathering

  • 5 of 5

We had three families stay at this home over an extended weekend. The house is perfectly laid out, all of the room are comfortable. The extra details and sense of home was an extra touch. We would definitely stay here again and highly recommend to families looking to explore the local area, custer park and Mt Rushmore.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 40
Nearest Restaurant
15 Miles
Keystone or Hermosa
Car: recommended