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Lantern Inn

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Seasonal outdoor pool
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Lantern Inn

Lantern Inn

2 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F
580 E. Main street, Hill City, SD, 57745

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSouth Dakota State Railroad Museum9 min walk
  • Popular LocationTeddy Bear Town10 min walk
  • Popular LocationMuseum @ Black Hills Institute11 min walk
  • AirportRapid City, SD (RAP-Rapid City Regional)43 min drive

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About this area

Hill City

Located in Hill City, Lantern Inn is in the business district and near a train station. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Black Hills National Forest and Custer State Park. Museum @ Black Hills Institute and South Dakota State Railroad Museum are also worth visiting. Be sure not to miss outdoor adventures like cave exploring, hiking/biking trails, and horse riding, or hop on a moped rental nearby and take a self-guided tour around Hill City. Guests appreciate the motel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • South Dakota State Railroad Museum - 9 min walk
  • Teddy Bear Town - 10 min walk
  • Museum @ Black Hills Institute - 11 min walk
  • Wade's Gold Mill - 2 min drive
  • Needles Highway - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP) - 43 min drive

Restaurants

  • Chute Roosters — 5 min walk
  • Slate Creek Grille — 9 min walk
  • TurtleTown — 10 min walk
  • Hill City Cafe — 10 min walk
  • Twisted Pine Winery — 10 min walk

About this property

Lantern Inn

Motel in Hill City with seasonal outdoor pool
A seasonal outdoor pool, barbecue grills, and a picnic area are available at this motel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a vending machine. All 18 rooms offer free WiFi, refrigerators, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include room service, desks, and free toiletries. Housekeeping is available on request.
Lantern Inn offers 18 accommodations with complimentary toiletries. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Irons/ironing boards, hair dryers, and change of towels can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on request.
Recreational amenities at the motel include a seasonal outdoor pool.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Limited onsite parking

Food and drink

  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Refrigerator
  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • No elevators
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • Change of bedsheets (on request)
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (on request)

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only

More

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests arriving outside of regular check-in hours can use the exterior telephone number for check-in assistance.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3.75 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

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
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from June to September

Property is also known as

Lantern Inn Hill City
Lantern Hill City
Lantern Inn Motel
Lantern Inn Hill City
Lantern Inn Motel Hill City

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 89 out of 167 reviews
5 - Excellent 53%
Rating 4 - Good. 61 out of 167 reviews
4 - Good 37%
Rating 3 - Okay. 12 out of 167 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 167 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 167 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The location, view, and staff were perfect. We made use of the swimming pool and the hot tub. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. We even had our own parking place right outside our room.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Nice facility
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group, Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Quaint inn very clean and friendly helpful innkeeper great location
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Clean, cozy ,compact
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021