The Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Rapid City

Where to Stay for a Family Vacation with Kids in Rapid City

Mount Rushmore, near Rapid City, South Dakota Mount Rushmore, near Rapid City, South Dakota

Families will find a wide range of terrific kid-friendly hotel choices when planning a visit to Rapid City, South Dakota. Below we've listed the top family-friendly Rapid City hotels so that you can reserve the ideal place to stay with kids for your next family trip. All of these hotels have lots of great amenities for a family of 4, a family of 5, or even a large family vacation. We've analyzed many of the best kid-friendly hotels in the area, and based on the prices, amenities, activities, guest ratings, activities, and location, below are our picks for the absolute best places to stay for those of us with kids. You'll likely be interested in extra bedrooms and perhaps even a kitchen to prepare meals if you're traveling as a family. And plenty of family-oriented amenities can be found in hotels such as games, swimming pools, nearby kid-friendly activities, and more. So, let's get started. If you're looking for where to stay with children in Rapid City here are the most family-friendly hotels for your next family vacation.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

Grand Gateway Hotel

3-star Hotel with prices starting at $123 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Kid-Friendly Hotel in Rapid City
  • Great Value: The price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Water park
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool

Located at 1721 N. LaCrosse St., Grand Gateway Hotel has great rooms from $123 (before taxes). It offers room service, a casino, a water park, a restaurant, and a fitness center. It has a terrific 7.50 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only 2 miles from the city center, families will especially love a bar, laundry services, golf, pet-friendly rooms, and a hot tub at this family-friendly hotel. Nothing says relaxation like having room service delivered. The price of this hotel is less than average for family-friendly hotels, which makes it a great value.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Laundry service
  • Indoor pool
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Water park
  • Restaurant
  • Pool table
  • Table tennis
  • Microwave
  • Picnic area
  • City


Hilton Garden Inn Rapid City

3-star Hotel with prices starting at $176 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Top Family-Friendly Hotel
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family rooms

A great place to stay is Hilton Garden Inn Rapid City which has nice rooms starting at $176. Offering room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and rooms with kitchenettes, it also has a great guest rating of 8.70 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at 815 E. Mall Drive. This kid-friendly hotel is also nice because it offers laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, a hot tub, an indoor pool, and free parking which families with kids will enjoy. Also, it's just 2.6 miles from the city center. Everyone loves a good hot tub, and this one is really nice.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Indoor pool
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Microwave


Hotel Alex Johnson Rapid City Curio Collection by Hilton

3-star Hotel with prices starting at $176 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Terrific Place to Stay with Kids in Rapid City
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family rooms

We found Hotel Alex Johnson Rapid City Curio Collection by Hilton to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $176. We loved the room service, a casino, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 8.30 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at 523 6th St. You'll also find parking, hiking, laundry services, golf, and pet-friendly rooms which visitors with kids will love. And this family hotel is just 0.2 miles from the center of town. The service at the restaurant is terrific, and so is the food.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Luxury


Holiday Inn Rapid City - Rushmore Plaza

3-star Hotel with prices starting at $208 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Recommended for Families
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

With terrific rooms from $208, Holiday Inn Rapid City - Rushmore Plaza, at 505 North Fifth Street provides room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and parking. Its terrific guest rating is 8.40 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Travelers will really like this fun hotel which also offers laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, a hot tub, an indoor pool, and laundry facilities. It's located just 0.7 miles from the city center, too. The indoor pool here is terrific, and makes for a great place to relax and have fun no matter what the weather is like.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Laundry service
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Microwave


The Rushmore Hotel & Suites BW Premier Collection

3-star Hotel with prices starting at $174 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for Family Fun
  • Family rooms

The Rushmore Hotel & Suites BW Premier Collection has a great guest rating of 8.12 out of 10, and offers room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and laundry services. The great rooms here start at $174 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at 445 Mt. Rushmore Rd.. Furthermore, it also offers golf, pet-friendly rooms, free parking, evening entertainment, and laundry facilities, which is nice for families. Just 0.1 miles from the city center, this relaxing hotel is a terrific choice.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant


For more terrific hotel ideas in Rapid City, make sure you also see Best Pet-Friendly Hotels in Rapid City, Best Hotels for First Time Visitors in Rapid City, Best Hotels for a Weekend Getaway in Rapid City, Best Hotels for One Week in Rapid City, Best Hotels for One Night in Rapid City, Best Romantic Hotels for Couples in Rapid City, or Best Business Hotels in Rapid City.


How much do family-friendly hotels cost in Rapid City?

Rapid City Average Family-Friendly Hotel Price
$171

Travelers to Rapid City, South Dakota will have a large number of terrific family-friendly accommodation options with a variety of great prices. The price of family-friendly hotels here can vary by amenities, dates, and the neighborhood. Based on thorough data from 5 family-friendly hotels, their average price is a very reasonable $171. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Rapid City.

The average prices of our suggested family-friendly hotels by star rating:

  • 3-star hotels: $171


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