Rapid City hotels

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Rapid City, SD
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Rapid City hotels

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Low season

NovemberCheapest month to stay with an average 47% drop in price.

High season

JulyMost expensive month to stay with an average 38% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$96Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$132Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

How much is a Rapid City hotel?

Here are our most popular & best value hotels

2 stars and below

3 stars

When to book a hotel in Rapid City

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Top tips for finding perfect Rapid City hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Rapid City, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Rapid City in November and March.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Rapid City if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book more than 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Rapid City accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Rapid City found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $55, while the most expensive was $219.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Rapid City for 2 days.
  • Traveling on a budget? To accommodate thrifty travelers, Rapid City has plenty of options for those looking to save money while seeing the sights. The Grand Gateway Hotel, The Foothills Inn and the AmericInn by Wyndham Rapid City provide budget travelers with some of the most affordable rooms in the area.
  • If you, like many other travelers, have come to Rapid City to visit Mount Rushmore, it can be advantageous to book a hotel located on the South Side of Rapid City. Hotels like the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Rapid City and the Sweetgrass Inn B&B put you at the closest entry points to Mount Rushmore and the surrounding areas.
  • For those looking to stick closer to the downtown area, there are several hotels in Rapid City to accommodate you in that area as well. Downtown hotels, including the Rushmore Hotel and Suites, the Days Inn by Wyndham West Rapid City and the Hotel Alex Johnson Rapid City, put you close to the action of central Rapid City.
  • Visiting Rapid City with a group? There are plenty of suites available in Rapid City so that you and your party can stay together and enjoy your time in the area. The Rushmore Hotel and Suites, as well as the Country Inn and Suites by Radisson Rapid City can accommodate groups up to four.
  • If being pampered is at the top of your to-do list during your time in Rapid City, you’ll likely be looking for a hotel that has an onsite spa. Some of your options for hotels with spas in the area are the Best Western Ramkota Hotel, the Cambria Hotel Rapid City and the Grand Gateway Hotel.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Rapid City

  • Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Rapid City. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • Travelers who like staying near Watiki Indoor Waterpark Resort recommend Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Rapid City, Motel 6 Rapid City, SD and La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Rapid City.

  • Although the average price for a double room in Rapid City is $187, $35 is the lowest price found by KAYAK users in the last 3 days.

  • If you’re flying into Rapid City via the local regional airport and would prefer to stick close to your gate, there are several airport-adjacent accommodations, many of which offer free shuttles. The Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Rapid City, the MainStay Suites and many other hotels in Rapid City come complete with shuttles to your terminal.

  • Pools have become an essential amenity for a large number of travelers and Rapid City has several hotels that feature onsite pools to accommodate them. The Best Western Ramkota Hotel has one of the most popular pools in the area, complete with its own miniature water park, which features two water slides and a pirate ship.

  • If staying in shape is on your agenda when you come to Rapid City, there are several hotels in the Rapid City area that have fully-equipped fitness centers so you can get a workout in before or after you see the sights. The Holiday Inn Rapid City - Rushmore Plaza has one of the best fitness centers in the area, complete with free weights, ellipticals, medicine balls and more.

  • Aside from Mount Rushmore, many people come to Rapid City for hiking in the nearby Black Hills National Forest. The forest is located just west of Rapid City, and choosing hotels on that edge of town will give you a convenient launch point. Hotels in western Rapid City include the Holiday Inn Rapid City and the Rushmore Hotel and Suites.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Rapid City districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Rapid City city center.

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

Where to stay in Rapid City?

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Best Rapid City hotels

Most recommended Rapid City hotels

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Sweetgrass Inn B&B - Rapid City - Bedroom
Sweetgrass Inn B&B - Rapid City - Bedroom
Sweetgrass Inn B&B
9.5 Excellent
$175+
$175+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
My Place Hotel - Rapid City, SD - Rapid City
My Place Hotel - Rapid City, SD - Rapid City
$144+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Sleep Inn and Suites Rapid City - Rapid City - Lobby
Sleep Inn and Suites Rapid City - Rapid City - Lobby
$155+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Comfort Suites - Rapid City - Bedroom
Comfort Suites - Rapid City - Bedroom
Comfort Suites
8.8 Excellent
$182+
$182+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Big Sky Lodge - Rapid City - Building
Big Sky Lodge - Rapid City - Building
Big Sky Lodge
8.3 Excellent
$123+
$123+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Baymont by Wyndham Rapid City - Rapid City - Building
Baymont by Wyndham Rapid City - Rapid City - Building
$156+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly