Within 30 miles of Rapid City, SD.
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La Quinta Inn & Suites
Rapid City

1416 North Elk Vale Rd
Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone: 1-605-718-7000
Fax: 1-605-718-1825
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NEW! Samsung Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. Easy-access Plug-and-Play feature makes it simple to connect electronics.

100% Non Smoking Hotel

The La Quinta Inn & Suites Rapid City is home to the largest indoor water park in South Dakota. This convenient Rapid City hotel is located at Exit 61 on Interstate 90 with easy access to Mount Rushmore National Monument, Crazy Horse Memorial, R...see more
Amenities & Services
  • Free Bright Side Breakfast™
  • Free Wireless High-Speed Internet Access
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Newspaper
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Facilities Available
  • Business Center
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Lounge/Bar Onsite
  • Guest Laundry Facilities
  • Fitness Center
  • Airport Shuttle Available
  • Airport Shuttle Notes: Subject to availability.
  • Express Checkout Available
  • Pets Welcome

    Please Note:
    Water park tickets are not included in the room price but may be purchased separately at a discounted rate.

Free Bright Side Breakfast®
  • Waffles
  • Hot and cold cereal
  • Bread and muffins
  • Fresh fruit
  • All-you-can-drink coffee and juice
Additional Breakfast Items:
  • Pastries
  • Bagels
  • Milk

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Hotel Details
  • Floors: 4
  • Rooms: 116
  • Suites: 21
  • Check-In Time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-Out Time: 12:00 PM
Guest Room Amenities
  • NEW! Samsung Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. Easy-access Plug-and-Play feature makes it simple to connect electronics.
  • Free wireless high-speed internet access
  • Free high-speed Internet access in all rooms!
  • Microwave in some rooms
  • Refrigerator in some rooms
  • Cable Television
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron with Ironing Board
  • Dataport Phones
  • Voicemail
  • Alarm Clock
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
  • 4.0 of 5 stars  Location
  • 4.0 of 5 stars  Rooms
  • 4.0 of 5 stars  Service
  • 3.5 of 5 stars  Value
  • 4.0 of 5 stars  Cleanliness
Most Recent Reviews:
"DIRTY bedding!!!"
1 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 25, 2014
Jeilen | Omaha
We stayed at Quinta in SD a total of 3 nights. The first night we got into bed we noticed a strong smell of puke. We noticed a mysterious spot in the middle of the bedding. Housekeeping came to change the bedding. When they stripped the bedding there was no mattress pad cover and food crumbles on the mattress. The bedding the second night was fine. The bedding the 3rd night had dried blood stains on it. Housekeeping came to change the bedding and I watched them replace our comforter with another comforter that had stains on it!! The drain in our room did not work, which they promptly fixed and the hair dryer was broken, which they promptly replaced. You get what you pay for, spend a little more and go somewhere that is CLEAN. I would NEVER stay here again!  
 
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"Great for families!"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 24, 2014
TribTraveler | Longmont, Colorado
We had a great stay on our family vacation. We have a 6 and 11 year old....they loved the waterpark. It worked out well....we would sight see all day and come back to the hotel late afternoon. We would swim until 9:00. We would have dinner in the hotel restaurant....they had great food. It is attached to the waterpark and they are very flexible. Highly recommend staying here if you have children.  
 
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"Vacation"
4 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 22, 2014
nursejab | Flint, Texas
Very good location--very easy to access hwy-- shopping and restaurants located in area. Water park wonderful for grandkids also hotel has an arcade . If you stay at hotel the hotel the water park charge is $7 cheaper than it is to the public who can use the facilities--water park is usually very crowded on weekends. There is a restaurant and bar accessible to the park area which makes it nice where you don't have to leave the park to get a bit to eat . Towels provided by the park. Hotel service was good --we had a bump at the beginning when our rooms air conditioner went out but was fixed immediately. Continental breakfast with good selection. I would recommend this hotel for a family traveling with children it is a good break from the historical sites that can be boring to smaller children and needs to be taken in measured amounts or else vacation could be a bust for the kids  
 
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"Great place"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 22, 2014
A La Quinta traveler | 
Nice hotel great employees, front desk people were outstanding. The suite we had was clean and roomy. Food at the hotel was quick and good. The hotel needs a better outside smoking area( covered) . The pet rooms should be located on the same floor to avoid noise. . We had a great stay...  
 
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"Great place to stay with kids"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 22, 2014
A La Quinta traveler | 
We spent 2 days at the motel and had excellent service. We had 2 granddaughters that thoroughly enjoyed the water park and the arcade. We were able to relax while watching the girls at the waterpark. It is close to a lot of area attractions and shopping.  
 
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Area Attractions & Landmarks
  • Bear Country USA, 12 mi.
  • Crazy Horse Monument, 40 mi.
  • Custer State Park, 25 mi.
  • Mt. Rushmore National Memorial, 27 mi.
  • Reptile Gardens, 15 mi.
  • Rushmore Civic Center, 4 mi.
  • Sioux Park, 6 mi.
Area Companies & Businesses
  • Rapid Care Medical Center, 4 mi.
  • Rapid City Regional Hospital, 6 mi.
  • National American University, 6 mi.
  • South Dakota School of Mines, 5 mi.
  • Western Dakota Technical Institute, 4 mi.
  • Ellsworth AFB, 7 mi.
Nearby Sports & Recreation
  • Star of the West Sports Complex, 3 mi.
Nearby Restaurants
  • Slider's Bar and Grille, 0 mi.
  • Outback Steakhouse, 2 mi.
  • T.G.I. Friday's, 2 mi.
  • Applebee's, 3 mi.
  • Chili's, 3 mi.
  • International House of Pancakes (IHOP), 3 mi.
  • Olive Garden, 3 mi.
Entertainment & Shopping
  • Rushmore Mall, 2 mi.
Rapid City, SD
Local Time: 2:56 AM (Mountain)
Local Temperature: 51.8°F
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