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Rapid City hotels and places to stay

Rockerville Lodge & Cabins
2.5 out of 5
13525 Main Street, Rockerville, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $61 per night
10.6 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (454 reviews)

"Very good place except the room was a little small."…"

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

Rockerville Lodge & Cabins
The Rushmore Hotel & Suites, BW Premier Collection
3 out of 5
445 Mount Rushmore Rd, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $124 per night
0.05 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (909 reviews)

"Location, easy to walk to downtown stores, resteraunts"…"

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

The Rushmore Hotel & Suites, BW Premier Collection
AmericInn by Wyndham Rapid City
2.5 out of 5
1632 Rapp Street, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $59 per night
2 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (967 reviews)

"Very nice place to stay. The only thing that needs improvement is the towels, they are NOT soft and are extremely rough"…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

AmericInn by Wyndham Rapid City

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Travelodge by Wyndham Rapid City
2.5 out of 5
2505 Mount Rushmore Rd, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $76 per night
1.4 mi from city center
3.2/5 (967 reviews)

"My wife and I stayed three nights and had a pleasant stay. Clean and comfortable. Courteous staff. Good location."…"

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020

Travelodge by Wyndham Rapid City
Best Western Ramkota Hotel
3 out of 5
2111 N LaCrosse Street, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $89 per night
2.18 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (921 reviews)

"Great place plan to stay there again next year great staff love the on site restaurant"…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Best Western Ramkota Hotel
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Downtown Rapid City
2.5 out of 5
950 North St, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $76 per night
0.63 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (949 reviews)

"Nice place for a one night stay. We were passing through"…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Downtown Rapid City
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Rapid City
3 out of 5
1416 North Elk Vale Road, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $63 per night
4.22 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (967 reviews)

"Amazing motel, somewhere will definitely be staying again!!!!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Rapid City
Baymont by Wyndham Rapid City
2.5 out of 5
4040 Cheyenne Blvd, Rapid City, SD
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The price is $61 per night
4.19 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,113 reviews)

"Clean, covid19 sensitive, great beds, overall a great stay!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Rapid City
Hampton Inn & Suites Rapid City Rushmore
2.5 out of 5
825 Eglin St Bldg A, Rapid City, SD
The price is $116 per night
2.05 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (96 reviews)

"Love this place. Clean, new, nice hotel. Great sack breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Rapid City Rushmore
Tru by Hilton Rapid City Rushmore
2.5 out of 5
825 Elgin St, Bldg B, Rapid City, SD
The price is $98 per night
2.06 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (196 reviews)

"Great stay! it was a little confusing when we checked in due to it being connected to the Hilton. But it was fast checking in and checking out. The shower was awesome with great pressure. And nice smelling soap. The breakfast was not the best but as good as can be expected due to COVID. It is nice ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Tru by Hilton Rapid City Rushmore
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Visiting Rapid City

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Rapid City, and visitors give high marks for the important monuments and water parks. This vibrant city also attracts tourists with its art. Top sights in the city include Custer State Park and Black Hills National Forest.

  • There are 199 hotels and other accommodations in Rapid City
  • The closest major airport is in Rapid City, SD (RAP-Rapid City Regional), 9.1 mi (14.7 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Rapid City

Well-known for its art scene, the city's cultural venues include Bear Country USA, Art Alley, and South Dakota Air and Space Museum. Families come for attractions such as Central States Fairgrounds, Reptile Gardens, and Storybook Island. The city is notable for its monuments and landmarks like Main Street Square, Berlin Wall Exhibit, and Chapel in the Hills.

In Rapid City, there are 199 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect holiday retreat. Here are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Black Forest Inn Bed & Breakfast - With a stay at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Best Western Plus Rapid City Rushmore - Our customers like the breakfast and helpful staff at this hotel. With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi.
  • Coyote Blues Bed and Breakfast - This 2.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast and quiet rooms.

Other top sights in Rapid City include Custer State Park and Black Hills National Forest. One of the popular sights in the surrounding area is Mount Rushmore, located 18.1 mi (29.1 km) from the center of the city.

Dressing for Rapid City

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 51°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 13°F
  • From April to June, the average is 81°F during the day and 26°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 86°F during the day and 40°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 67°F as the daytime average and 13°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Rapid City is 16.30 inches
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 83°F, while December and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 14°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Rapid City?
Emerald Hills Bed and Breakfast is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 3.5-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other favorite options based on traveler reviews include Best Western Plus Rapid City Rushmore and Black Forest Inn Bed & Breakfast.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Rapid City, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best options available in Rapid City.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Rapid City?
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What's the best budget-friendly accommodation 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 good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Rapid City, SD and Fair Value Inn.
What's the best accommodation when traveling with kids to Rapid City?
Residence Inn Rapid City is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a water park and a restaurant. Other options for your stay with the kids include Best Western Ramkota Hotel and AmericInn by Wyndham Rapid City. Attractions like Storybook Island and Reptile Gardens are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple visiting Rapid City?
Hotel Alex Johnson Rapid City, Curio Collection by Hilton is a favorite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features 2 restaurants and 2 bars. Another good option for your romantic getaway is Priceless Black Hills View!!!.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Rapid City?
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Rapid City is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a water park and a fitness center for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet’s trip include Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Rapid City, SD and Baymont by Wyndham Rapid City.
Where is the best hotel to stay with easy access to Custer State Park?
State Game Lodge at Custer State Park Resort is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this resort offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It’s located 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Custer State Park. Other good options around the area include Baymont by Wyndham Keystone Near Mt. Rushmore and Chalet Motel.
What about the best place to stay close to Watiki Water Park?
One of the top choices for your stay is Baymont by Wyndham Rapid City, located next to Watiki Water Park, and this hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Rapid City and Sleep Inn And Suites Rapid City are other good choices nearby.
What's the best boutique hotel in Rapid City?
Hotel Alex Johnson Rapid City, Curio Collection by Hilton is a favorite 3.5-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring 2 restaurants and 2 bars. The Rushmore Hotel & Suites, BW Premier Collection and The Nest Hotel are a couple of other boutique hotels.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to Rapid City?
Days Inn by Wyndham Rapid City is a hotel featuring free breakfast and an indoor pool, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Another good choice is The Rushmore Hotel & Suites, BW Premier Collection if you’d like to be close to a golf course while in town. Visit Hart Ranch Golf Course, Fountain Springs Golf Course, or The Golf Club at Red Rock to perfect your golf swing.
What are some accommodations with pools in Rapid City?
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Rapid City, SD is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, free breakfast, and free WiFi. A couple of other options with an onsite pool include AmericInn by Wyndham Rapid City and Grand Gateway Hotel.

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