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Welcome to the Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites, a family owned, and operated hotel located in the heart of Hill City, South Dakota. This Hill City hotel offers convenient access to many area activities including sightseeing, hiking, and biking on Michelson Trail, rock climbing, fishing, boating and golf at Custer's Golf Course.

Stay at this 3 Diamond hotel in Hill City, South Dakota. The Hotel located minutes from Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park and Crazy Horse Memorial. View the floor plans our large two room family and other suites under room and amenity tab. Now offering free full hot breakfast in new breakfast room! Included with all rooms and suites.

The Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites offers beautiful, spaciously appointed guest rooms and suites, each complete with new Beautyrest® mattresses, cable satellite television and wireless high-speed Internet access. Additional amenities at this South Dakota hotel include both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, hot tub, fitness center and business services. The hotel is 100% non-smoking and is the recipient of the South Dakota Great Service Award. Pets are welcome for a small fee.

Guests staying at the Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites will have easy access to the Black Hills Central Railroad, Bear Country USA, the Jewel Cave National Monument, the Wild Horse Sanctuary and Rushmore Cave. The hotel is also close to local events such as the Crazy Horse VolksMarch and the Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup.

For superior customer service and a convenient location in Hill City, South Dakota, make a reservation at the Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites! Enjoy your stay.

Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80-pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc.) may be accepted at the hotel’s discretion. Pet rate is $30 per day with a $150 per week maximum.
Child Policy
Children 12 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions


  • 0.50 mile(s) from Black Hills Central Railroad
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Downtown Hill City, with a variety of unique gift shops, art galleries and restaurants
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Black Hills Institute of
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Wade's Gold Mill
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Wineries, Prairie Berry, Get Naked and Stone Faces Wineries
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Bear Country U.S.A.
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Reptile Gardens
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Old MacDonald's Farm
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Ft. Hayes Chuckwagon, Supper and Show
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Keystone
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Parade of Presidents Wax
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Rushmore Borglum Story
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Thunder Gold Mine
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Rushmore Cave
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Jewel Cave, National Mounment
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Hot Springs
  • 45.00 mile(s) from The Mammoth Site
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Evans Plunge
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Wild Horse Sanctuary
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Wind Cave National Park
  • 55.00 mile(s) from Sturgis, Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Spearfish, D. C. Booth Fish Hatchery, Spearfish Canyon and golfing
  • 80.00 mile(s) from Badlands National Park
  • 110 mile(s) from Devil's Tower in Wyoming


  • Golden Spike Restaurant, on premises, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, offers a very extensive menu featuring certified Angus Beef, Mexican menu senior menu or something from the Little Conductor's Menu. Open mid May until mid October.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Alpine Inn, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Slate Creek, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner


  • 26.00 mile(s) from National American University
  • 26.00 mile(s) from South Dakota School of Mines
  • 26.00 mile(s) from Western Dakota Technical School


  • 0.01 mile(s) from Mickelson Trail, a hiking and biking trail
  • 5.00 mile(s) from boating and lake swimming
  • 13.00 mile(s) from Custer, 9-hole golf course, Flintstone's Bedrock City, Western Woodcarvings, gift shops and restaurants


  • 0.50 mile(s) from Hill City Harley Davidson
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Art Galleries, John Crane and Ben West Art Galleries
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Granite Sports
  • 0.50 mile(s) from boutiques, Hill City has a variety of unique and special boutiques to fill your shopping needs
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Praire Berry Winery
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Rushmore Mall


  • 45.00 mile(s) from Rapid City Regional Airport