La Quinta Inn & Suites Rapid City

3 stars
View map of 1416 North Elk Vale Rd, 1416 North Elk Vale Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701

Hotel Overview

3.8/5

Overall score

84%

Would recommend

Amenities:
3.7
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4.1
Location:
3.8
Value:
3.9
Part hotel, part water park -- a retreat on the east side of town
Got kids? La Quinta Inn and Suites Rapid City has the ultimate playground. Home to the largest indoor water park in the state, the hotel boasts 30,000 square feet of aquatic play space (fees apply). Parents can unwind at the on-site restaurant, Sliders Bar and Grill, where a 10-foot video wall plays the latest games and tiny burgers are a must. Mount Rushmore National Memorial is an easy drive from here (27 miles), and guests can also motor to the other major attractions of the area, including Crazy Horse Memorial and Custer State Park.
Highlights
  • Hotel connects to WaTiki Indoor Water Park, a 30,000-square-foot playground with water slides, a lazy float river and more
  • Sliders Bar and Grill, an on-site restaurant with a horseshoe-shaped bar and massive video wall
  • Guests enjoy free continental breakfast every morning
  • Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a 27-mile drive away
Location
La Quinta Inn and Suites sits just off Interstate 90, about four miles east of downtown Rapid City. It is two miles from Rushmore Mall, and convenient to just about every attraction in the region, from Sioux Park (six miles) to Crazy Horse Memorial (40 miles).
Features
Accessible for a fee, the adjoining WaTiki Indoor Water Park draws families with a lazy float river, arcade, lounge and waterslides galore. All rooms and suites at the La Quinta Inn and Suites come with free Wi-Fi. The on-site fitness center has a treadmill, elliptical, recumbent bike and strength-training machine.
Dining
A 10-foot video wall makes the on-site Sliders Bar and Grill a popular hangout for sports fans. Popular menu items include gourmet pizzas and -- of course -- slider sandwiches. The La Quinta Inn and Suites serves free continental breakfast every morning: waffles, hot and cold cereals, pastries, fruit and more.
Transportation
  • Rapid City Regional Airport (6 mi/9.7 km)
  • Airport shuttle service available to hotel guests (fees apply)
Attractions
  • Rushmore Civic Center (4 mi/6.4 km)
  • Sioux Park (6 mi/9.7 km)
  • Bear Country U.S.A. (12 mi/19.3 km)
  • Reptile Gardens (15 mi/24.1 km)
  • Custer State Park (25 mi/40.2 km)
  • Mount Rushmore National Memorial (27 mi/43.5 km)
  • Crazy Horse Memorial (40 mi/64.4 km)
Business
  • Business center, three meeting rooms and 2,475 square feet of event space

La Quinta Inn & Suites Rapid City Rooms

Deluxe
King Room Non-Smoking Relaxing and comfortable room with king bed, recliner, oversized work area and dataport phone with voice mail and free local calls, and 25-inch TV with expanded cable.
Deluxe
King Room Non Smoking Relaxing and comfortable room with king bed, oversized desk and dataport phone with voice mail and free local calls, and 25-inch TV with expanded cable.
Standard
Two Full Non Smoking Relaxing and comfortable room with two full beds, oversized desk and dataport phone with voice mail and free local calls, and 25-inch TV with expanded cable.
Standard
Two Queen-Bedded Room, Non-Smoking Relaxing and comfortable room with two queen beds, oversized desk and two dataport phones with voice mail and free local calls, and 25-inch TV with expanded cable.
Suite
King Suite Non-Smoking Relaxing and comfortable two room suite with king bed, sofa sleeper in living area, oversized work area and two dataport phones with voice mail and free local calls.

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Non Smoking
General
Air conditioned
Non Smoking
Pet friendly
Free local telephone calls
Elevators
FEMA approved
Activities
Exercise gym
Jacuzzi
Children's activities
Game room
Jogging track
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Continental breakfast
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Coffee shop
Meal plan - continental
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Guest laundromat
Express checkout
Laundry/Valet services
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Copy service
Audio visual equipment
Conference suite
Internet
High-speed internet
Transportation
Free airport shuttle
Parking
Free parking
Parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Accessible rooms
Accessible parking
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Phone with speaker
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk with lamp
Free newspaper
Heated guest rooms
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Fire alarm with light
In room movies
Sofa bed
Temperature control
Electronic door locks
Iron
Ironing board
Smoke detectors
Sprinklers in rooms
Bath tub

Hotel Map

44.0996 -103.149
Nearby airports
Rapid City Regional Airport, (RAP), 6.00, MI, NW;
Area description
Suburban

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (70)

Ratings and reviews for La Quinta Inn & Suites Rapid City

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
70 out of 70
Amenities:
3.7
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4.1
Location:
3.8
Value:
3.9

84% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
business traveler max
Business
N/A
Jan 19, 2015

business

Clean comfortable stay. Kind of far from town. I was not impressed with the food. The staff were excellent.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Rapid City

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Heather B.
Business
Sheridan
Jan 7, 2015

Good room

I really enjoyed this hotel, I would prefer not to stay at busy times because waterpark can be overcrowded.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Rapid City

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
SSchaf4
Business
West Chester, PA
Sep 13, 2014

spacious, comfortable room close to airport

Large room with lots of counter space in bathroom. Water park for the kids with water slide that runs right through the fun bar,

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Rapid City

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Suq Madiq
Business
SLC, UT
May 3, 2014

good hotel

The hotel is a little older and could use a refresh on the carpets and furniture. Having the hotel attached to a water park would be neat for kids.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Rapid City

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Air Force Girlfriend Nico
Business
Oregon
Feb 26, 2014

Lovely hotel with great food

La Quinta in Rapid City is a beautiful hotel with bright colors everywhere, giving an over all friendly atmosphere. The food in the hotel restaurant was fantastic and they delivered to the room when we didn't feel like going downstairs. My only complaint would be that the water park was packed full, but what else would you expect on a weekend? Over all, great time.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

Great food!

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Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Rapid City

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Kateabate
Business
Rapid city, SD
Jan 17, 2014

Good Price

Best price we could find in town, nice place. Everything seemed new, clean. Thanks!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Rapid City

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
1Son1
Business
Rapid City, SD
Nov 17, 2013

Excellent Staff very Helpful and friendly

Awesome the best omelets for breakfast and the bar was typical

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Rapid City

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Mpolo12001
Business
Rapid City sd
Oct 21, 2013

La quinta good

Gave us an free upgrade due to bad ac unit. Very good customer service. Bed was comfortable. Would stay again. We went out to eat resturaunt was kinda pricy for what it was. Free breakfast though.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Rapid City

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Super Grams
Business
Harper Tx
Jun 25, 2013

Great Get away!!!!

Great location. Breakfast could have more variety of stuff. Bakery stuff was stale.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Rapid City

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
chris loves to smile
Business
new york
May 7, 2013

good value

Very nice hotel for the price. Has a nice restaurant inside as well as watermark. Staff very helpful at providing info.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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