The Hynes Cabin- 1925 Renovated Classic with Stunning Views
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- Minimum stay:Contact manager
- Pets allowed:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Beautiful, renovated split log cabin with breathtaking views and modern amenities sleeps seven. Built in 1925, this cabin has new pine paneling throughout and a recently remodeled kitchen, living room, and bathrooms. Bathrooms have vintage ceramic lighting. One large bedroom and one separate bedroom area on porch, both with queen beds. Three single beds on porch. One full bath with shower and tub, one half bath. Living room boasts new leather sofa and love seat, plus original split log and pine furniture. Large screened porch with spectacular views of Harney Peak and Mt. Elkhorn. Original ball and claw tub on porch is filled with pillows for children to read in. Biking and hiking trails nearby. Three miles from Hill City and five miles from Mt. Rushmore. Guests and their children have full use of the nearby Mt. Rushmore KOA facilities, including free swimming pool, hot tub, water slide, miniature golf, movies, general store, restaurant, bar, ice cream shop, pizza & sandwich shop, general store, gift shop, & laundry. Trail rides and outdoor pancake breakfasts are also available for a fee.
During May and September we offer a special to couples wishing to spend quality time together. $99. per night; $50. cleaning fee & 5.5% sales tax. Couples Only.
Keywords: cabin, log cabin, retreat, historic cabin, rustic cabin
- Vacation Rental
- Pets Not Allowed
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7
Bathrooms: 1.5 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
Pool & Spa
- Deck / Patio:
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Mountain View:
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Basketball Court
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Horseback Riding
- Wildlife Viewing
- Miniature Golf
- Live Theater
- Sight Seeing
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A Fantastic Stay!
A Fantastic Stay!
We really enjoyed our stay at the Hynes cabin, it was more than we hoped for and exceeded our expectations! The photos online are very accurate, the interior is a bit smaller than we thought it would be, but we were hardly in the living room, since almost all of our time at the cabbing was spent on the wonderful porch! The porch was both living room, dining room and bedroom, and large enough for our family of 5 to all be out there and not be on-top of each other. We loved sleeping outside on the porch, the woolen blankets for extra warmth are a nice touch. The view of the mountain and the pasture below was stunning - we saw lots of deer at dusk. A bonus was watching the horses and horse wranglers each morning and evening, when the horses were taken to and from the pasture. The property is located within the KOA campsite, set off a bit by itself. It is a very nice KOA, with a pancake breakfast if you choose and a great swimming pool as well as other activities you can participate in when you stay at the cabin. We went on the horse ride and found the price to be a good value compared to the horse-riding prices we later encountered in the Jackson Hole area. We have rented vacation rentals pretty extensively and can truly say that the Hynes cabin stands out amongst them and is special-- its one of our favorites! About the only negative was the driveway down to the cabin, it was short and treacherous, especially after 8 hours of driving! After the one time of taking the van down it, we left the van on the top of the driveway and walked to and from the cabin. This was not a big deal, unless you have trouble walking up/down small steep hills. Thanks for sharing your wonderful cabin!
- Guest Pinky
- Date of stay 08/11/12
- Review Submitted 08/26/12
Recommended for: Sightseeing, girls getaway, families with young children, romantic getaway, families with teenagers.
Our family of 5 loved the cabin. It was exactly as listed in the description and shown in the photos, a rustic cabin with all the comforts of home. The cabin was clean and had everything we needed. It provided a relaxing start to our mornings and ending to our day when the in-between times were filled with sight seeing. We spend both of these times on the screened in sleeping porch enjoying the view and fresh air. The amenities of the adjacent KOA campground provided evening entertainment for our children ages 12, 10, and 6.
- Guest jm
- Date of stay 06/06/12
- Review Submitted 06/13/12
Recommended for: Sightseeing, people with disabilities, girls getaway, families with young children, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with teenagers.
Awesome SD Vacation
Awesome SD Vacation
Our family had a fabulous vacation in the Black Hills. This cabin was perfect in all ways. Exceptionally clean, well stocked and in a great location with terrific views. We enjoyed the amenities of the KOA campsite - great for families with young children. The children loved the sleeping porch and watching the horses being rounded up in the evenings. We hiked to Harney's Peak, toured Mt. Rushmore, went horseback riding at Rocking R Ranch, visited the Wind Cave and Jewel Cave and explored Custer State Park. Everything was very convenient to the cabin. Thanks for a wonderful stay and a great vacation! We will definitely recommend this cabin to our friends!
- Guest Family of 6
- Date of stay 06/29/11
- Review Submitted 07/25/11
Recommended for: Sightseeing, girls getaway, families with young children, adventure seekers, age 55+, families with teenagers.
Perfect Family Getaway!
Perfect Family Getaway!
We just returned from a stay at this cabin with our four children. Our children range in age from 5 to 14 and everyone had a wonderful time! There are many activities to choose from and the cabin is even stocked with a few games if there is a rainy day. The cabin was stocked with everything you need. I would recommend this cabin!
- Guest Young family
- Date of stay 05/27/11
- Review Submitted 06/02/11
Recommended for: Sightseeing, girls getaway, families with young children, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with teenagers.
Peace and Serenity
Peace and Serenity
My boyfriend and I stayed at this cabin over the weekend and loved every minute of it! The pictures of the cabin were very accurace. There was plenty of place, it was immaculate, and had all the conveniences of home. I loved it that it was stocked with dishes, including pots and pans. We grilled on the bbq grill and did alot of relaxing. There are many places in the area to hike, and close to attractions. I would stay here again and highly recommend it. Thanks for the wonderful stay
- Guest Deb
- Date of stay 05/15/11
- Review Submitted 05/18/11
Recommended for: Sightseeing, people with disabilities, girls getaway, families with young children, pet owners, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with teenagers.
Guest comment entered by owner
We had an incredible time in the Hills and the Hynes Cabin was at the heart of that experience. It is a charming cabin with real history and warmth to it. We loved waking up on the sleeping porch to the views of Harney Peak and the smell of the pine trees. It was a great jumping off point for any activities in the Hills, since it is so centrally located. I loved just reading on the porch, too. I would definitely recommend the cabin to anyone who wants to travel to the hills.
- Guest Greg
- Date of stay 08/19/09
- Review Submitted 03/22/11
All rates include the fees for access to KOA amenities. May 1 to May 24 - $142.00 per night May 25 to August 4 - $198.00 per night August 5 to 11 - weekly rate is $1,798.00 (Sturgis Motorcycle Rally) August 12 to September 30 - $142.00 per night There is a cleaning fee of $92.00 per stay. Consumables are provided. 5.5% is the sales tax rate.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
This owner accepts: Credit cards.
Call the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Year Purchased: 1925
About: The Hynes family has owned the cabin since it was built in 1925. It was the first cabin on what we consider to be the most beautiful valley in the Black Hills.
Why Hill City:
The Black Hills are a serene, beautiful retreat for our family. Despite tourist attractions, the Black Hills are a tranquil getaway for anyone seeking refuge from their stressful work lives. There is a sense of majesty and history to the Black Hills, including both Old West and Native American culture, that is unique to the Hills. You will find your senses reawaken to the smell of ponderosa pine and wildflowers. There are wonderful activities for the tourist, the nature lover, the hiker, the fisherman, the hunter, the historian, and the geologist.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
All guests have full access to the KOA Palmer Gulch, including access to multiple family activities, including swimming pools, minigolf, water slide, giant playground, basketball court, and much more.
- Primary: 605-863-2350
This is our lovely sleeping porch, which faces views of Harney Peak and Elkhorn.
Of our two queen beds, this one is in the interior portion of the cabin.
The view of Elkhorn from the porch.
Sip lemonade and watch the horses come in, or eat a home cooked meal.
Our living area, where you can relax, read a book, or plan your next adventure.
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