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My Place Hotel-Rapid City, SD
2.5 out of 5
1612 Discovery Circle, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $54 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3
4.5/5Wonderful! (215 reviews)

"Clean, quiet and great value. Personnel friendly. Easy check in and out."…"

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

My Place Hotel-Rapid City, SD
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Rapid City, SD
3 out of 5
2321 N Lacrosse St, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $40 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 19
4.3/5Excellent! (1,348 reviews)

"Had a good experience!! Very convenient. Pool was open!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Rapid City, SD
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Rapid City
3 out of 5
1314 Elk Vale Rd, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $42 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 19
4.3/5Excellent! (947 reviews)

"This is my new favorite hotel in Rapid City. The staff and room were great. Clean, comfortable and quiet. Excellent laundry room too, and restaurant on site. I will stay here again. See my video review on youtube. Riding with Stymie."…"

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Rapid City

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Baymont by Wyndham Rapid City
2.5 out of 5
4040 Cheyenne Blvd, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $32 per night from Oct 20 to Oct 21
4.3/5Excellent! (1,086 reviews)

"Chose this place do to cost and very glad we did. The staff is great. Wearing masks. Very clean hotel. The rooms are very nice with climate control in the rooms. Modern accommodations. And we even enjoyed the Marcos pizza that was right here in the hotel. They nice ginger gentleman at the front desk ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Rapid City
Quality Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
1550 N La Crosse St, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $42 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30
4.2/5Very Good! (276 reviews)

"Very nice and accommodating when I asked for room away from other guests."…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

Quality Inn & Suites
Summerset Hotel & Suites
2 out of 5
7900 Stage Stop Road, Summerset, SD
The price is $49 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
4.2/5Very Good! (912 reviews)

"The lobby was nice and the staff were friendly. The room was very nice, but needed updating. It was a little shabby, but it was clean. The breakfast was cancelled due to Covid, but they gave us a take-out breakfast bag. It was nothing special, but at least they tried. It was a little ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2020

Summerset Hotel & Suites
Avanti Motel
2.5 out of 5
102 North Maple, Rapid City, SD
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4.1/5Very Good! (138 reviews)
Not what it appears

"This place is the pits. If I had a remolded room, which I did, I would hate to see an old room. No security lock on the door, the parking lot is small and unlit, in a seedy part of town. There is also no over night person working. Went to check out in the morning and lobby door was locked. Would ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2017

Avanti Motel
Gold Star Motel
2.5 out of 5
590 Spruce Street, Rapid City, SD
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4/5Very Good! (182 reviews)

"Hotel manager was exceptional. Deb made sure we had everything we needed. She was very understanding when we had to depart 2 days early for an emergency back home."…"

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2020

Gold Star Motel
Grand Gateway Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1721 N Lacrosse St, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $69 per night from Sep 22 to Sep 23
4/5Very Good! (1,115 reviews)

"Staff was helpful, room was clean, bed was comfortable. Great stop for an overnight travel stay."…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Grand Gateway Hotel
Americas Best Value Inn Rapid City
2 out of 5
620 Howard St, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $59 per night from Sep 22 to Sep 23
4/5Very Good! (737 reviews)

"Really nice place to stay, friendly staff and room was keept very clean."…"

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Americas Best Value Inn Rapid City
Best Western Ramkota Hotel
3 out of 5
2111 N LaCrosse Street, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $65 per night from Oct 11 to Oct 12
3.9/5Very Good! (909 reviews)

"The staff was friendly. Hotel room was huge and very spacious."…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2020

Best Western Ramkota Hotel
AmericInn by Wyndham Rapid City
2.5 out of 5
1632 Rapp Street, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $41 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5
3.9/5Good! (970 reviews)

"Clean room, nice pool area for kids, friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

AmericInn by Wyndham Rapid City
Fair Value Inn
2 out of 5
1607 North LaCrosse Street, Rapid City, SD
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3.9/5Good! (321 reviews)

"Great price value for the central location, ample and well lit parking, very courteous and friendly staff, will most likely be back!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

Fair Value Inn
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Rapid City
2 out of 5
1740 Rapp St, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $31 per night from Oct 11 to Oct 12
3.8/5Good! (982 reviews)

"Three night stay. Left early final day to catch flight. Basic accommodations. Clean room with comfortable bed. Daily breakfast lacking due to COVID restrictions only provided breakfast in bag : granola bar with an apple. Coffee also available only in morning. Bathroom needs updating and cleaning. ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Rapid City
Town House Motel
2 out of 5
210 St. Joseph Street, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $39 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3
3.6/5Good! (470 reviews)

"Central spot in downtown. Close to many businesses"…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020

Town House Motel
Clarion Inn
3 out of 5
1902 N Lacrosse St, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $54 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
3.2/5 (11 reviews)

"Very beautiful and clean and soft bed that provide a great of sleep"…"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2020

Clarion Inn
Travelodge by Wyndham Rapid City
2.5 out of 5
2505 Mount Rushmore Rd, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $42 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30
3.2/5 (964 reviews)

"The room was great overall. With decent beds and good locations to services."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

Travelodge by Wyndham Rapid City
Super 8 by Wyndham Rapid City Rushmore Rd
2 out of 5
2520 Tower Rd, US Hwy 16, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $37 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
2.9/5 (981 reviews)
Amazing

"Grest"…"

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Rapid City Rushmore Rd
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Cheap Hotels in Rapid City

Rapid City has a variety of cheap accommodations and places to visit, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. You can find ways to save money while getting to know this destination, which is home to attractions like Art Alley, Museum of the American Bison, and Main Street Square.

If you're searching for places to stay in Rapid City that won't break the bank, the 34 budget accommodations in the area give you plenty to choose from. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and have positive reviews from Expedia travelers in search of a bargain:

Best Western Ramkota Hotel - 3-star family-friendly hotel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking, and free water-park access at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its proximity to shops and good location.

Americas Best Value Inn Rapid City - Customers like this 2-star hotel for its comfortable beds and central location. It offers free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool.

AmericInn by Wyndham Rapid City - At this 2.5-star hotel, you can take advantage of free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Reviews mention the helpful staff and overall value.

Super 8 by Wyndham Rapid City Rushmore Rd - 2-star hotel. You'll find free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this property.

Avanti Motel - Customers like this 2.5-star motel for its good location and comfortable rooms. It offers free WiFi, free parking, and air conditioning.

Planning Your Trip to Rapid City

Still deciding on your trip dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can plan around good weather.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 83°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average temperature of 14°F
  • Rainiest months: May, June, July, and April, with an average rainfall of 2.35 inches
  • Driest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average rainfall of 0.24 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Rapid City

Rapid City attracts visitors with its notable monuments and major shopping area, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, and then fill your itinerary with activities that are easy on the wallet. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Berlin Wall Exhibit and Chapel in the Hills, or hunt for bargains with some shopping at Rushmore Mall.

Travelers also like Rapid City for its:
  • Art
  • Rollerskating
  • Ice skating
  • Restaurants
  • Museums

Getting Around Rapid City

The closest airport is in Rapid City, SD (RAP-Rapid City Regional), situated 9.1 mi (14.7 km) away from the city center. Rapid City might not have very many public transportation choices so a car rental could be a reasonable alternative to explore more of the area.

Frequently asked questions

What is Rapid City like for travelers on a budget?
Rapid City offers cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions like Custer State Park and Black Hills National Forest, this destination is home to Dinosaur Park and Bear Country USA, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Rapid City?
Based on reviews, Travelodge by Wyndham Rapid City is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Rapid City, SD and Fair Value Inn.
How many low cost hotels will I find in Rapid City?
Choose a hotel that suits your wallet among Expedia’s 34 budget hotels in Rapid City.
When is the best time for a budget trip to Rapid City?
Weather is probably a major factor when you plan your trip to Rapid City, and keep in mind that cheaper options are usually available when the weather isn’t as good. The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 66°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 28°F. The snowiest months in Rapid City are November, April, March, and February, with each month seeing an average of 16 inches of snowfall.
What is there to see and do in Rapid City?
Rapid City attracts visitors with its notable monuments and fun-filled waterpark, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Mount Rushmore, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Check out the local culture at Dinosaur Park and Art Alley, or visit other spots like Black Hills Playhouse.
How can I get to Rapid City and get around on a budget?
Checking out these ways to get around Rapid City is a smart way to keep your trip affordable. The closest airport is 9.1 mi (14.7 km) away from the center in Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP). Rapid City may not have many public transportation choices so a rental car could be an economical alternative to see the area.

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