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Rapid City hotels

Originally a mining town, South Dakota's Rapid City has evolved into a research, shopping and cultural Mecca. Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills are grace notes for anyone staying at a hotel in Rapid City. Those seeking budget Rapid City hotels can check in at the Super 8, while the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites features moderately-priced accommodations for hotels in Rapid City. Journey Museum and Dahl Arts Center are easily accessible from hotels Rapid City.

Rapid City Quick Picks and Tips


The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and Black Hills Stock Show & Rodeo take place at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, near hotels in Rapid City.


Pay bargain prices for Saigon's Thai curry shrimp that keeps visitors coming back for more. The Firehouse Brewing Company is a converted old, haunted firehouse with an out-of-this-world shepherd's pie.

Major Point of Interest

The South Dakota Air and Space Museum features Rapid City's history of missiles, silos and air bases. Visitors with rooms in a Rapid City hotel can also see a deactivated silo.


Jewelry collectors with accommodations in Rapid City hotels will be thrilled by Mt. Rushmore Black Hills Gold store, while chocolate aficionados will moan in ecstasy over Mostly Chocolates' fudge and truffles.


Sports fans can witness some of the best amateur games around as they watch junior athletes compete in the Rapid City Post 22 American Baseball legion, the Rapid City Rush CHL Hockey league, and the Rushmore Hockey Association, which features the award-winning Rushmore Thunder kids' hockey league.

Recently Rated Rapid City Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Travelodge Rapid City
3.3 / 5
79 reviews
3 stars $79
Econo Lodge Rapid City
3.1 / 5
136 reviews
2 stars $64
Super 8 Rapid City/Lacrosse St
3.6 / 5
53 reviews
2 stars $70
Baymont Inn & Suites Rapid City
4.3 / 5
22 reviews
2 stars $84
Holiday Inn Express & Suites RAPID CITY
3.9 / 5
35 reviews
3 stars $119
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Rapid City
4.1 / 5
52 reviews
2 stars $79
The Hotel Alex Johnson, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
3.9 / 5
63 reviews
3 stars $119
GrandStay Residential Suites Rapid City
4.2 / 5
28 reviews
3 stars $139
Foothills Inn
3.6 / 5
86 reviews
2 stars $59
Days Inn West Rapid City
3.4 / 5
48 reviews
2 stars $89

Featured Rapid City Hotels

From $79

1 Travelodge Rapid City

3 stars
3.3 / 5 79 reviews

2505 Mount Rushmore Road

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Fresh digs and hot soup in the lobby. How is that for a warm welcome?About three blocks from Rapid City Regional Hospital and 20 minutes from Mount Rushmore, Best Western Town 'N Country caters to...

Not bad
The hotel was perfect for a quick night stay. Had nice flat screen tv and lots of channels to choose from. There where friendly staff and the hotel room was clean.
May 26, 2015
From $119

2 The Hotel Alex Johnson, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

3 stars
3.9 / 5 63 reviews

523 6th Street

Modern luxury meets 1920s grandeur in this downtown historic landmarkThe Hotel Alex Johnson offers a thoroughly modern experience (flat-screen televisions, pillowtop beds) in a rich 1920s setting....

SD Hiking Trip 2015
Been here before in 2012. Like then the room was small, but cozy. I don't really need much more than that.
May 2, 2015
From $99

3 Howard Johnson Rapid City

2 stars
4.1 / 5 72 reviews

950 North Street

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Oversized digs and breakfast on the house, half a mile from downtownBuilt in 2002, Howard Johnson Rapid City draws guests with oversized rooms and suites and a convenient address. The family-owned...

It was okay was great for the location and price Services were also good for the price
Feb 23, 2015
From $69

4 Super 8 Rapid City Rushmore Rd

2 stars
2.6 / 5 67 reviews

2520 Tower Rd

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Minutes from Main Street, a convenient crash pad for the Rushmore-boundFancy? No. Convenient? Yes. The Super 8 Rapid City Rushmore Road lies within walking distance of restaurants like Ruby...

Great Experience
I had a great experience here. The location was great for visiting Mt. Rushmore. The room was clean and comfortable. The value of this stay was great!
Apr 24, 2015
From $153


3 stars
4.1 / 5 49 reviews

505 North Fifth St

Stay at One of the Best Hotels in Rapid City, SD. As soon as you enter our greenery-filled atrium, featuring a 60-foot waterfall, you know you're in for a memorable trip. The Holiday Inn Rushmore...

Great Location
Love staying here. Very nice and people are very friendly. Short drive to many of Rapid City's attractions.
Nov 6, 2014
From $159

6 Comfort Inn & Suites

2 stars
4.2 / 5 22 reviews

915 Fairmont Blvd.

100% smoke free hotel. Great location, just minutes from Mt. Rushmore, area attractions and businesses. All rooms have FREE high speed Internet access. The hotel features a business center,...

Great location, Very friendly staff
Perfect location, the hotel was very clean and staff very friendly. Great family hotel
Nov 24, 2014
From $121

7 Holiday Inn Express RAPID CITY

3 stars
3.6 / 5 31 reviews


Comfy rooms and suites in the medical hub of Rapid CityFor hospital visitors, Holiday Inn Express Rapid City is about as convenient as it gets. The hotel lies within walking distance of Rapid City...

Good location-bad service -10/10/14
Good points: huge room with kitchen, couch and jaccuzi which I didn't need since I was alone. Location was perfect for me to see Mt Rushmore. Also, it was close to anything I needed and on a main...
Oct 20, 2014
From $89

8 Days Inn West Rapid City

2 stars
3.4 / 5 48 reviews

725 Jackson Blvd

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A convenient place to crash near town -- and do a little gaming, tooAbout a mile west of downtown, the renovated Days Inn West in Rapid City makes a convenient stopover for Black Hills explorers....

Family visit
There was an issue with the online booking. The hotel staff took care of the issue very professionally, making our two weeks stay very enjoyable.
Apr 27, 2015
From $73

9 M-Star Rapid City

1 star
2.9 / 5 8 reviews

2401 Mt Rushmore Rd

The Smoke Free newly renovated M-Star Rapid City is located 22 miles from Mount Rushmore and 1 mile from downtown Rapid City. Other nearby attractions include the Childrens Science Center, Cosmos...

Really great for what it is
Keeping in mind that this is a motel, the M-star was a really pleasant surprise!! It felt homey and like a hotel room rather than a one night motel type of thing. Staff are super friendly as well....
Sep 12, 2014
From $109

10 Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Rapid City, SD

3 stars
4.0 / 5 45 reviews

2321 North Lacrosse Street

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A warm welcome (and swimming pool) just off the interstateLocated just off of Interstate 90, Country Inn and Suites By Carlson Rapid City makes a convenient stopover for Black Hills explorers. Both...

Night getaway
We loved the hotel and our room. Staff was nice when we checked in and out. The location is even better! Love how they gave us a card with discounts for various resturants and bars. Would...
Jan 19, 2015
From $94

11 Ramada Rapid City

3 stars
2.8 / 5 80 reviews

1902 N Lacrosse Street

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Basic lodging with big entertainment on the side, just off I-90When it comes to guest entertainment, Ramada Rapid City has no shortage of options. Kids flock to the multi-use pool area...

family trip
The hotel was nice clean and staff was great I had received a room to my disliking but the staff was nice and able to accommodate my needs. very courteous and the weekend security they have is good
Mar 3, 2015
From $139

12 GrandStay Residential Suites Rapid City

3 stars
4.2 / 5 28 reviews

660 Disk Drive

Rapid City home away from home, just off Interstate 90One of the newer additions to the Rapid City lodging scene, GrandStay Residential Suites Hotel Rapid City welcomes extended-stay visitors with...

Great Hotel
Great hotel, very clean, safe and quiet. Always appreciate staying here.
May 20, 2015
From $144

13 BEST WESTERN Ramkota Hotel

3 stars
3.4 / 5 32 reviews

2111 N LaCrosse Street

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Family-friendly, business-savvy, and utterly convenient (just off I-90)An award-winning restaurant, 15 meeting rooms, one of the largest indoor water parks around -- if you can name it, the Best...

good location for sightseeing
Our stay at the Best Western Was very good. Convenient location, a friendly, helpful staff and a great on premises restaurant. The room on the ground level had a sliding door to the outside right...
Feb 12, 2015
From $59

14 Foothills Inn

2 stars
3.6 / 5 86 reviews

1625 N. La Crosse Street

The Foothills Inn a Rapid City Hotel is conveniently located just off I-90 at the gateway to the Black Hills National Forest. The Foothills Inn invites you to experience spectacular geography,...

Great Stay!
The staff was very helpful and my room was comfortable. It was also convenient to be within walking distance of restaurants and a Walmart. I would definitely stay here again!
May 2, 2015
From $139

15 Cambria hotel & suites Rapid City

3 stars
4.5 / 5 12 reviews

3333 Outfitters Road

Cambria hotel & suites in Rapid City, SD is conveniently located off of Interstate 90 near attractions such as Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial and Custer State Park. Our spacious suites are 25...

My kids loved the room! So spacious
Very modern, clean and spacious room, loved the amenities.
Apr 6, 2015
From $64

16 Econo Lodge Rapid City

2 stars
3.1 / 5 136 reviews

625 E. Disk Dr.

Easy access to Black Hills adventures -- and an on-site waterslideLocated off Interstate 90, Econo Lodge Rapid City is convenient to just about every major Black Hills attraction. Mount Rushmore...

Rapid CIty was OK
Staff was courteous and very helpful. Bathtub drain leaked water, but otherwise room was clean and comfortable. Also, beds were a little too soft for our liking.
May 26, 2015
From $69

17 La Quinta Inn & Suites Rapid City

3 stars
3.8 / 5 70 reviews

1416 North Elk Vale Rd

Part hotel, part water park -- a retreat on the east side of townGot kids? La Quinta Inn and Suites Rapid City has the ultimate playground. Home to the largest indoor water park in the state, the...

Clean comfortable stay. Kind of far from town. I was not impressed with the food. The staff were excellent.
Jan 19, 2015
From $84

18 Baymont Inn & Suites Rapid City

2 stars
4.3 / 5 22 reviews

4040 Cheyenne Blvd

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Enjoy the hometown hospitality at this Baymont Inn and Suites Rapid City, just off Interstate 90, convenient to the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, the Black Hills of South Dakota, Crazy Horse...

road trip
nice stay very clean would stay again Dont know about the pillows
May 25, 2015

19 Western Thrifty Inn

2 stars
2.2 / 5 13 reviews

621 East North Street

Thank you for choosing the Western Thrifty Inn in Rapid City South Dakota. We are conveniently located near many area attractions such as Mount Rushmore Bear Country USA Reptile Gardens and more. ...

Basic Accommodation
If you don't care for amenities or comfort, this is a good place as any to spend the night. The staff though is accommodating.
Jul 22, 2014
From $119

20 Holiday Inn Express & Suites RAPID CITY

3 stars
3.9 / 5 35 reviews


Convenient location, fresh amenities, and free omelets for breakfastIn terms of location, Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Rapid City hits all the right notes: Two miles from downtown and the...

Family Trip
Hotel was clean. Staff was very polite. Complimentary breakfast was very good. Definitely would stay here again.
May 25, 2015