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601 E Main Street
Hill City, South Dakota 57745-2002
United States


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Hotel Overview

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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, horseback riding, rock climbing, fishing, boating and golf at Custer's Golf Course.

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Stay at this three diamond hotel in Hill City, South Dakota. 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.


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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.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Exercise facility open from 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Hot tub available in pool room
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Indoor pool Heated
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee, and hot items
  • Outdoor pool Heated with sundeck
  • Safe deposit box
  • Fishing
  • Horseback riding
  • Free parking available
  • Fax services Additional charge to receive faxes at 10 cents per copy
  • Fax machine
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Coffee shop serves coffee and espresso drinks along with delicious desserts
  • Gift shop or newsstand Jackets & Jewels Boutique features Keren Hart, and Michael Tyler clothing. We have an assortment of handbags and fashion jewelry.
  • Ice/vending machines soda and snack machine are located on our first floor in Building B near the guest laundry. Ice machines on each floor in Building B. Building C has pop machine and ice machine on first floor laundry room.
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Inter/Exter corridor
  • Multilingual staff Spanish, Honduran and Filipino
  • Guest laundry available, nominal fee
  • Laundromat front desk can provide quarters for machines. We also have laundry soap and fabric softener for sale.
  • Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center Guest computer and printer available for guests in our lobby. Front desk can fax any documents needing to be sent out.
  • Photocopy machine
  • Air-conditioning
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking Please let staff know
  • Garden area
  • Trail bike rentals

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
  • Public restrooms accessible

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
More Amenities


  • Cable or satellite television
  • 27-inch remote control television
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker,
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Free long distance access
  • Wake-up calls
  • Air-conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Family suites available with oversized family room
  • Fireplace suite available We have our Suite E with fireplace
  • Desk/work area
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Sofabed available Sofabed available in the Suites
  • Adjoining rooms available Some of our standard 2 queens have adjoining doors in Building C
  • Crib, available
  • Rollaway bed, nominal fee available in some rooms
  • King Rooms have New Beauty Rest “Heavenly Beds” by Simmons®

Theme Rooms:

  • Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
  • The Jon Crane Gallery Suite: This oversize family suite with a master bedroom that has one king bed, and two queen beds and sofa sleeper in the main area is decorated with art work by Hill City's local artist Jon Crane. His paintings of the rural settings of our area make this suite nothing less than spectacular.
  • Bathtub seat available
  • Rails in bathroom available
  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Closed-caption TV
  • Raised toilet with grab bars available
  • Safety bar in shower
  • Walk-in shower available

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
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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. Our espresso/dessert counter is here to tempt your tummy with desserts and espresso before or after your dining experience. It serves Seattle's Best coffee and espresso drinks, Cheesecake Factory cheesecake and Wells Blue Bunny ice cream. 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
  • 3.00 mile(s) from horseback riding
  • 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