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Black Hills Sanctuary - Couple's Cabin
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1.43 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (59 reviews)
Awesome couples getaway!!

"Very easy to find and was exactly what we wanted - private quiet and some relaxing time together"…"

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2019

Black Hills Sanctuary - Couple's Cabin
Lantern Inn
2 out of 5
580 E. Main street, Hill City, SD
The price is $96 per night
0.44 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (139 reviews)

"Very friendly owners. Was clean and comfy and met all our needs for the night"…"

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

Lantern Inn
Trails End Cabins & Motel
3 out of 5
320 Park St., Hill City, SD
The price is $149 per night
0.23 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (82 reviews)
made my stay extra special

"Very friendly owners. They went above and beyond to make my stay better. From reducing my room rate by offering a special rate, to moving their vehicle out of their garage to allow my motorcycle to park inside (a storm was coming). Just great people, a very clean cabin and awesome customer service. ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

Trails End Cabins & Motel
Mountain View Lodge & Cabins
2 out of 5
12654 South Highway 16, Hill City, SD
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3.21 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (189 reviews)

"The pool was closed when we were there. The area is cute and well taken care of"…"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2020

Mountain View Lodge & Cabins
Robins Roost Cabins
3 out of 5
12630 Robins Roost Rd., Hill City, SD
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2.09 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (101 reviews)

"Very nice little cabin, for our family of 5 perfectly."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2019

Robins Roost Cabins
Harney Peak Inn
2 out of 5
125 Main Street, Hill City, SD
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The price is $89 per night
0.03 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (67 reviews)
Very nice

"Within walking distance to everything, comfortable, clean and very homey. However if you want total privacy the walls are a little thin, we enjoyed are stay."…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

Harney Peak Inn
Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
601 E Main Street, Hill City, SD
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The price is $79 per night
0.49 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (714 reviews)

"Staff from cleaning to management was awesome. Pool was great, and hotel was quiet. Breakfast could use variety from day to day, but it was still tasty. Would totally stay again if ever in the area."…"

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2019

Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites
Super 8 by Wyndham Hill City/Mt Rushmore/ Area
2 out of 5
109 Main Street, Hwy 16/385- Main Street, Hill City, SD
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The price is $69 per night
0.09 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (339 reviews)
Amazing stay

"Checkin was good the lady was very nice"…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Hill City/Mt Rushmore/ Area
Lodge at Palmer Gulch
2 out of 5
12620 HWY 244, Hill City, SD
The price is $144 per night
2.91 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (260 reviews)

"Beautiful grounds and lodge was very nice. Forrest location close to all sites."…"

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2019

Lodge at Palmer Gulch
Whispering Winds Cottages and Campsites
2.5 out of 5
12720 S. Highway 16, Hill City, SD
The price is $115 per night
3.24 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (150 reviews)

"Really enjoyed the wine and beer room. Very clean and comfortable. Plenty of towels."…"

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2019

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Visiting Hill City

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Hill City, and many visitors are sure to appreciate the local tours, shopping, and monuments. This city also attracts tourists with its mountain views.

  • There are 53 hotels and other accommodations in Hill City
  • The closest major airport is in Rapid City, SD (RAP-Rapid City Regional), 26.9 mi (43.2 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Hill City

The city's cultural venues include Museum @ Black Hills Institute and Teddy Bear Town. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Wade's Gold Mill and Black Hills National Forest.

In Hill City, you'll find 53 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday retreat. These are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Comfort Inn & Suites Near Mt. Rushmore - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and comfortable rooms.
  • Harney Peak Inn - Our customers like the helpful staff and clean rooms at this motel. With a stay at this 2-star motel, guests can enjoy access to free parking and a business center, along with free WiFi.
  • Whispering Winds Cottages and Campsites - Amenities at this 2.5-star cottage include free parking and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its helpful staff and clean, comfortable rooms.

Dressing for Hill City

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 49°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 15°F
  • From April to June, the average is 77°F during the day and 25°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 81°F during the day and 38°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 63°F as the daytime average and 14°F as the nighttime average
  • Hill City gets about 19.61 inches of rain per year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 79°F, while December and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 15°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Hill City?
Comfort Inn & Suites Near Mt. Rushmore is a favorite with Expedia customers. This hotel is a short 1-minute walk from Black Hills National Forest, and it offers an indoor pool and free parking. Other top choices based on traveler reviews include Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites and Quality Inn Near Mount Rushmore.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Hill City, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the top deals on offer in Hill City.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Hill City?
For additional details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Hill City, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Hill City?
Based on reviews, Mountain View Lodge & Cabins is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Quality Inn Near Mount Rushmore and Super 8 by Wyndham Hill City/Mt Rushmore/ Area.
What's the best accommodation when traveling with kids to Hill City?
Comfort Inn & Suites Near Mt. Rushmore is a hotel with an indoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices for your family trip include Mountain View Lodge & Cabins and Lantern Inn. Attractions in the area like Reptile Gardens and Storybook Island are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple visiting Hill City?
Whispering Winds Cottages and Campsites is a favorite cottage for couples, and features a bar and free WiFi.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Hill City?
Super 8 by Wyndham Hill City/Mt Rushmore/ Area is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers an indoor pool and laundry facilities for its human guests. Lodge at Palmer Gulch is another good choice for a stay with your pet.
Where is the best place to stay close to Prairie Berry Winery?
Mountain View Lodge & Cabins is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this property offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It’s located just a short 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Prairie Berry Winery. Another good choice is Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites, located 2.4 mi (3.8 km) away.
What about the best place to stay close to 1880 Train?
One of the top choices for your stay is Deluxe Accommodations In The Heart Of The Black Hills, located 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from 1880 Train, and this lodge offers private balconies and a spa tub. Hill City’s Finest! Lodge by the Mickelson Trail and Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites are a couple of other good options within a few miles.
What are some accommodations with pools in Hill City?
Quality Inn Near Mount Rushmore is a top hotel with an indoor pool, free full breakfast, and free WiFi. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Hill City and Horse Thief Campground and RV Resort.
What is the best spa hotel in Hill City?
Super 8 by Wyndham Hill City/Mt Rushmore/ Area is a highly recommended spa hotel with an indoor pool. Why not spend some time relaxing in the spa tub? Other popular spa hotels in Hill City include Lodge at Palmer Gulch and Trails End Cabins & Motel.
What's the top hotel in Hill City with an on-site water park or a water park nearby?
Lodge at Palmer Gulch is a popular hotel featuring a restaurant and free water park access.

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