Best Hotels in South Dakota

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U.S. News & World Report ranks the best hotels in South Dakota based on an analysis of industry awards, hotel star ratings and user ratings. Hotels that scored in the top 10 percent of the Best Hotels in the USA earned a Gold badge. Hotels that appear after ranked hotels are sorted by hotel class and then by user rating, as provided by TripAdvisor.

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    Bavarian Inn, Black Hills
    Custer, SD
    #1 in Best Hotels in South Dakota
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 733 reviewsTripAdvisor (733)
    Free WiFi

    An indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and an outdoor tennis court are available at this hotel. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self-parking are also provided. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, laundry facilities, and a picnic area are on-site.

    Custer, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 733 reviewsTripAdvisor (733)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Holiday Inn Resort Deadwood Mountain Grand
    Deadwood, SD
    #2 in Best Hotels in South Dakota
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 555 reviewsTripAdvisor (555)
    Free WiFi

    This property is situated in Deadwood, South Dakota, famous for its Wild West days in the late 1800s, and is attached to the Homestake Mine Slime Plant, a historic landmark that is now an event center and casino. With views of the city and Mount Moriah Cemetery (where Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok are buried), the pet-friendly property has a grand stone fireplace in the lobby, as well as a spa, an indoor pool and a hot tub. The hotel also features guest laundry services, free valet service, fitness center and business center. Rooms, which guests said were spacious, have custom-built furniture, coffee makers, minifridges, free Wi-Fi access, historic artwork and walk-in showers with glass doors. The hotel has several options for dining, including Six String for lunch or dinner overlooking Whitewood Creek, Santana’s Sports Bar and Grill, Patron Patio with an outdoor deck with views of the town and the Ore Cart coffee shop. There are plenty of activities guests can enjoy nearby, such as biking, kayaking, hiking and horseback riding. The property, which is about 50 miles from the nearest airport in Rapid City, is affiliated with the InterContinental Hotels Group, so guests may earn and redeem IHG Rewards points when staying here.

    Deadwood, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 555 reviewsTripAdvisor (555)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Residence Inn Rapid City
    Box Elder, SD
    #3 in Best Hotels in South Dakota
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 449 reviewsTripAdvisor (449)
    Free WiFi
    Residence Inn Rapid City is a 3.5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 449 reviews.
    Box Elder, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 449 reviewsTripAdvisor (449)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Powder House Lodge
    Keystone, SD
    #4 in Best Hotels in South Dakota
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 341 reviewsTripAdvisor (341)
    Free WiFi
    Powder House Lodge is a 3.5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 341 reviews.
    Keystone, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 341 reviewsTripAdvisor (341)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    ClubHouse Hotel & Suites
    Pierre, SD
    #5 in Best Hotels in South Dakota
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 209 reviewsTripAdvisor (209)
    Free WiFi
    ClubHouse Hotel & Suites is a 3.5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 209 reviews.
    Pierre, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 209 reviewsTripAdvisor (209)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Spearfish Canyon Lodge
    Lead, SD
    #6 in Best Hotels in South Dakota
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 492 reviewsTripAdvisor (492)
    Free WiFi
    Spearfish Canyon Lodge is a 3.5 star hotel. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 492 reviews.
    Lead, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 492 reviewsTripAdvisor (492)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Holy Smoke Resort
    Keystone, SD
    #7 in Best Hotels in South Dakota
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 194 reviewsTripAdvisor (194)
    Holy Smoke Resort is a 3.5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 194 reviews.
    Keystone, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 194 reviewsTripAdvisor (194)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
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    Mineral Palace Hotel and Gaming
    Deadwood, SD
    #8 in Best Hotels in South Dakota
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 208 reviewsTripAdvisor (208)
    Free WiFi

    Located on historic Main Street in Deadwood, South Dakota, the Mineral Palace Hotel & Gaming has an on-site casino with blackjack, three-card poker, roulette and slot machines. Basic room accommodations feature free Wi-Fi access, granite tubs, large bathrooms and in-room coffee, with guests having the option to upgrade to a suite with a flat-screen TV and an in-room Jacuzzi. Other amenities include complimentary valet and on-site parking, a liquor store and a gift shop. For dining, the Gem Steakhouse & Saloon serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, though some visitors said that service was lacking there. Nearby attractions within walking distance of the property include Mount Moriah Cemetery, the Adams Museum and the Deadwood Winery. Recent guests praised the location, as well as the staff, at this hotel and casino. 

    Deadwood, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 208 reviewsTripAdvisor (208)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    High Country Guest Ranch
    Hill City, SD
    #9 in Best Hotels in South Dakota
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 149 reviewsTripAdvisor (149)
    High Country Guest Ranch is a 3.5 star hotel. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 149 reviews.
    Hill City, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 149 reviewsTripAdvisor (149)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
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    Sheraton Sioux Falls & Convention Center
    Sioux Falls, SD
    3.5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 based on 488 reviewsTripAdvisor (488)
    Free WiFi

    The Sheraton Sioux Falls & Convention Center has 243 rooms and suites, all of which feature free wired and wireless internet, coffee makers with Starbucks coffee, complimentary MLB.TV premium access and, for pets, dog beds. Guests praise the pet-friendly hotel, which offers treats for animals and a grassy area in front of the property; however, other recent guests mentioned housekeeping issues The Sheraton Club rooms for members have upgraded bath amenities and free bottled water, and guests also have special access to the Sheraton Club Lounge, which offers complimentary breakfast, afternoon hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Two on-site restaurants, Falling Water Grille and Water’s Edge Lounge, offer casual dining and bar fare, respectively. Because of this Sheraton’s ties to Marriott, Marriott Rewards members can use or redeem points by choosing to stay here.

    Sioux Falls, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 based on 488 reviewsTripAdvisor (488)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Cambria Hotel
    Rapid City, SD
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1128 reviewsTripAdvisor (1128)
    Free WiFi

    Conveniently located near the Black Hills and just off of Interstate 90 in Rapid City, South Dakota, the Cambria Hotel offers guests modern accommodations. Each room comes fully equipped with a microwave, a minifridge, a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi access. The on-site restaurant offers contemporary American fare for breakfast and dinner (though some recent guests were disappointed that their stays didn’t include breakfast), with more shopping and dining options available just a short drive away on Elgin Avenue. Other on-site amenities include an indoor pool, a fitness center and a complimentary shuttle service to the Rapid City Regional Airport. Plus, this Black Hills hotel is a 30-minute drive of the famous Mount Rushmore National Memorial and about a one-hour drive from attractions like Black Hills National Forest and Wind Cave National Park. The remoteness of these locations means that travelers essentially need a car to make the most of their stays. Keep in mind Choice Privileges members can accrue or redeem points by choosing to stay here, as well.

    Rapid City, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1128 reviewsTripAdvisor (1128)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Dakota Dunes
    North Sioux City, SD
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 316 reviewsTripAdvisor (316)
    Free WiFi
    Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Dakota Dunes is a 3 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 316 reviews.
    North Sioux City, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 316 reviewsTripAdvisor (316)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Sioux Falls
    Sioux Falls, SD
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 588 reviewsTripAdvisor (588)
    Free WiFi

    Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Sioux Falls, situated between the Interstate 29 and Interstate 229, is conveniently located near Denny Standard Premier Center and the Sioux Falls Regional Airport. Its 71 rooms all have free Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, minifridges and microwaves. Some accommodations also have views of the Big Sioux River. The Falls Landing Restaurant serves burgers, sandwiches and pizza for lunch and dinner. This Sioux Falls hotel provides a complimentary breakfast. The property also has an indoor swimming pool and hot tub on-site. Though the hotel’s handy location and friendly staff earn praise, it strikes some visitors as a bit worn down. What’s more, this Radisson property participates in the Radisson Rewards program.

    Sioux Falls, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 588 reviewsTripAdvisor (588)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Hilton Garden Inn Rapid City
    Rapid City, SD
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1337 reviewsTripAdvisor (1337)
    Free WiFi

    Hilton Garden Inn Rapid City offers guests an ideal Black Hills location near Interstate 90 in Rapid City, South Dakota. This Hilton hotel has standard accommodations that come complete with a minifridge, a work desk and free Wi-Fi access. Some recent guests felt they should receive more for the hotel’s price though. The on-site Garden Grill and Bar offers guests modern American favorites for breakfast and dinner, with other options are available at Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar, which is next door. On-site amenities include an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a free shuttle service to Rapid City Regional Airport and downtown Rapid City. Attractions ranging from Mount Rushmore National Memorial and the Crazy Horse Monument to Badlands National Park and Wind Cave National Park are all about a one-hour drive from the hotel. Remember that Hilton Honors members can accrue or redeem points by choosing to stay here, as well.

    Rapid City, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1337 reviewsTripAdvisor (1337)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Hilton Garden Inn Sioux Falls South
    Sioux Falls, SD
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 554 reviewsTripAdvisor (554)
    Free WiFi

    Hilton Garden Inn Sioux Falls South is near popular attractions such as Empire Mall, Sioux Falls Convention Center and Sioux Falls Arena as well as multiple hospitals and universities. All 103 rooms offer free Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, minifridges and microwaves; suites have additional living room space and sofa beds. Great American Grill, the on-site restaurant and lounge, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Amenities include a 24-hour business center and convenience store, an indoor swimming pool and a fitness center. Some guests suggest that while practically situated, the property could be cleaner. It offers a complimentary shuttle to the Sioux Falls Regional Airport, about 15-minutes away, as well as free parking. Plus, this Hilton Garden Inn property participates in the Hilton Honors rewards program, which means that members of the program can earn and redeem points here.

    Sioux Falls, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 554 reviewsTripAdvisor (554)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Holiday Inn Rapid City-Rushmore Plaza
    Rapid City, SD
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1170 reviewsTripAdvisor (1170)
    Free WiFi

    Boasting an elegant atrium with a 60-foot waterfall and copious greenery, Holiday Inn Rapid City-Rushmore Plaza provides guests a welcome respite from the road. All rooms come equipped with flat-screen TVs, premium channels and free Wi-Fi access; though, recent guests warn that staying on the lower floors may mean outside noise from the street. The on-site Gold Bison Grill offers hearty regional favorites for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other on-site amenities at this Holiday Inn include an indoor pool and free shuttle service to Rapid City Regional Airport and downtown Rapid City, South Dakota. Guests are a short walk or drive from attractions like the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center and The Journey Museum and Learning Center. Meanwhile, Badlands National Park and Mount Rushmore National Monument are about one hour away by car. Also, keep in mind that IHG Rewards Club members can earn and redeem points here.

    Rapid City, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1170 reviewsTripAdvisor (1170)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Homewood Suites by Hilton Sioux Falls
    Sioux Falls, SD
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 647 reviewsTripAdvisor (647)
    Free WiFi

    Located near Sioux Falls, South Dakota, medical facilities and area attractions like Empire Mall and Sertoma Butterfly House, Homewood Suites by Hilton Sioux Falls is set up primarily for extended stays. All of its 95 rooms (including studios and one- and two-bedroom suites) have full kitchens and free Wi-Fi access. Some suites even have separate living room space and second televisions. Amenities include an indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, a fitness center, an outdoor area with barbeque grills and a 24-hour convenience store. Mondays through Thursdays, a breakfast buffet and light evening snacks are included as part of room rates. Pets are permitted for a non-refundable fee. Some recent guests do say that housekeeping could be improved. Free self-parking is available, as is a complimentary airport shuttle service. This Hilton property participates in the Hilton Honors rewards program, which means that rewards members can earn and redeem points here.

    Sioux Falls, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 647 reviewsTripAdvisor (647)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Sioux Falls ClubHouse Hotel & Suites
    Sioux Falls, SD
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 398 reviewsTripAdvisor (398)
    Free WiFi

    Sioux Falls ClubHouse Hotel & Suites is located close to attractions such as the Butterfly House & Aquarium, Great Plains Zoo and Empire Mall as well as universities and hospitals. All of its 100 large rooms have free Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TVs and coffee makers; its two-room suites also have refrigerators, minifridges, sofa beds and additional TVs. Amenities include at this pet-friendly hotel include a whirlpool and spa, a 24-hour business center, a play area with water slides for children, a courtyard with fire pits and a fitness center. The hotel offers a free airport shuttle service as well as free parking and complimentary rental bicycles. In addition to Carino’s Italian Restaurant, the property has a coffee shop and a wine shop on-site. Though generally described as friendly by recent guests, some of them say that the staff can seem inattentive at this Sioux Falls hotel.

    Sioux Falls, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 398 reviewsTripAdvisor (398)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    SpringHill Suites Deadwood
    Deadwood, SD
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 705 reviewsTripAdvisor (705)
    Free WiFi

    SpringHill Suites Deadwood is located on the northern edge of the developed land adjacent to Black Hills National Forest, just off of Route 85. Surrounded by Deadwood, South Dakota, dining and entertainment options, and the sprawling forest, this Marriott location is ideally located for those wanting to enjoy the best of both worlds. This all-suite hotel sits next to a casino, with Brown Rock Sports Café – which serves American fare – in between. Recent guests recommended taking the trolley downtown, but cautioned that this lodging option charges a parking fee. Visitors at this smoke-free facility can also take advantage of an indoor infinity pool and hot tub, a fire pit and retractable roof, a fitness center, free breakfast, local restaurant delivery, a convenience store and laundry. The spacious accommodations include minifridges, microwaves, sofa beds, lounge chairs, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Marriott Rewards members can earn or use points by choosing to stay here.

    Deadwood, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 705 reviewsTripAdvisor (705)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Staybridge Suites Sioux Falls
    Sioux Falls, SD
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 249 reviewsTripAdvisor (249)
    Free WiFi

    Staybridge Suites Sioux Falls is situated a few miles of popular destinations such as Empire Mall, Outdoor Campus, Sertoma Butterfly House and Great Plains Zoo. All 90 of the property’s spacious suites feature full kitchens, free wired and wireless internet, flat-screen TVs with cable channels and DVD players. Amenities include an indoor pool and whirlpool, a fitness center (open noon to midnight), a business center (open 24/7) and complimentary breakfast. Free self-parking and free airport transportation are available. Despite the spacious rooms, some recent visitors say that the staff could be more responsive. As part of the Intercontinental Hotels Group, the Staybridge Suites Sioux Falls participates in the IHG Rewards Club.

    Sioux Falls, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 249 reviewsTripAdvisor (249)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    The Lodge at Deadwood
    Deadwood, SD
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 655 reviewsTripAdvisor (655)
    Free WiFi

    For those who want to experience Black Hills National Forest and have access to nearby historical sites, dining and entertainment, The Lodge at Deadwood is an ideal fit. Just off of Route 85, this Deadwood, South Dakota, hotel indeed looks like a lodge, with wood and stone features plus a fireplace in the lobby. The property features a casino and a fitness center open 24 hours, two American restaurants (no free breakfast, though), an indoor kids pool, meeting space and a gift shop. Visitors can take the guest-recommended trolley to Deadwood destinations, including Main Street, Broken Boot Gold Mine and Mount Moriah Cemetery, where Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane were buried. Accommodations have classic decor and include free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV; some rooms also have minifridges, microwaves and a fireplace or a balcony.

    Deadwood, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 655 reviewsTripAdvisor (655)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Best Western Ramkota Hotel
    Aberdeen, SD
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 308 reviewsTripAdvisor (308)
    Free WiFi
    Best Western Ramkota Hotel is a 3 star hotel. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 308 reviews.
    Aberdeen, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 308 reviewsTripAdvisor (308)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Cadillac Jacks Gaming Resort, an Ascend Collection hotel
    Deadwood, SD
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 746 reviewsTripAdvisor (746)
    Free WiFi
    Cadillac Jacks Gaming Resort, an Ascend Collection hotel is a 3 star hotel. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 746 reviews.
    Deadwood, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 746 reviewsTripAdvisor (746)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Canyon Lake Resort
    Rapid City, SD
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 162 reviewsTripAdvisor (162)
    Free WiFi

    The Canyon Lake Resort offers travelers quiet, family-friendly accommodations adjacent to the beautiful Canyon Lake. All rooms come fully equipped with minifridges and free Wi-Fi access. There are no on-site dining options, but downtown Rapid City, South Dakota, provides an abundant selection of restaurants and is only a 10-minute drive away. On-site amenities include a heated outdoor pool, off-street parking and complimentary paddle boat rides on Canyon Lake (a favorite according to recent guests). Plus, travelers will find this Black Hills resort to be within walking distance of Canyon Lake Park, just 2 miles from Storybook Island and driving distance from attractions like Mount Rushmore and Badlands National Park.

    Rapid City, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 162 reviewsTripAdvisor (162)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Rapid City, SD
    Rapid City, SD
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1236 reviewsTripAdvisor (1236)

    Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Rapid City, SD offers guests family-friendly accommodations near Interstate 90. All rooms come fully equipped with flat-screen TVs, minifridges and free Wi-Fi access. This Radisson hotel provides complimentary hot breakfast daily, which recent guests loved, but travelers will need to venture off-site to one of several nearby restaurants for lunch and dinner. On-site amenities include an indoor pool with a waterslide, a fitness center and a small library. Attractions like The Journey Museum and Learning Center and downtown Rapid City, South Dakota, are just a few minutes away by car. Travelers can drive to Mount Rushmore National Monument and Badlands National Park in less than an hour. Plus, members of the Radisson Rewards program can accrue or redeem points by choosing to stay here.

    Rapid City, SD
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1236 reviewsTripAdvisor (1236)
    3.0-star Hotel Class