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The Best Western Ramkota Hotel in Rapid City, South Dakota is conveniently located off I-90, just minutes from Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, Badlands National Park, Custer State Park, Reptile Gardens, Rushmore Mall, and Bear Country U.S.A.

We offer a conference center 36,000 square feet of flexible meeting space.

Not only is this one of the largest indoor waterparks in the Black Hills, we are the only Rapid City hotel to include four waterpark passes per guest room. Make a big splash on one of our 165 foot waterslides or sail the high seas on our pirate ship..... watch out for water cannons!

Visit downtown and experience local art galleries, fashionable boutiques, and don't miss the City of Presidents statues while strolling through Main Street Square. This Rapid City hotel is also perfect for those visiting family and friends at Ellsworth Air Force Base and the SD National Guard at Camp Rapid.

For your convenience, wireless HSIA is available in public areas throughout the hotel. Other amenities offered include Minervas Restaurant, an exercise facility, business center and courtesy airport shuttle.

Located just 20 minutes from Sturgis, home of the annual Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally, book your stay early for this amazing event.

This pet friendly hotel is perfect for both business and leisure travelers with clean welcoming rooms which include Wi-Fi, cable satellite television and room service to help you rest and relax while on the road. Make your next Rapid City vacation unforgettable with a stay at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel.

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
We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. Pet rate is $20 per day.
Child Policy
Children 17 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 1.00 mile(s) from SymCom, electronic control and equipment specialists
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Fenske Media Group, professional printing company
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Coca Cola Bottling Company, manufacturer of Coca Cola products
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Respec, technical consulting & services firm with expertise in engineering
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Horizon, aerial photography acquisition & photogrammetric mapping firm
  • 5.00 mile(s) from GCC Dacotah Cement Company, manufacturer of natural cement
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Landstrom's BH Gold, manufacturer of Black Hills gold jewelery
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Black Hills Corporation, energy and utility company
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Perdue Manufacturing, wooden furniture & cabinet manufacturing company


  • 2.00 mile(s) from Musuem of Geology
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Journey Museum
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Storybook Island
  • 6.00 mile(s) from SD Air & Space Museum
  • 11.00 mile(s) from Reptile Gardens
  • 13.00 mile(s) from Bear Country USA
  • 27 mile(s) from Black Hills National Fore
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Mount Rushmore Memorial
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Custer State Park
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Crazy Horse Memorial
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Prairie Edge Gallery


  • Minervas, on premises, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from Perkin's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, open 24-hours. On site bakery.
  • Across the street from Texas Roadhouse, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner,
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Millstone, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, great home style cooking.
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Red Lobster, Bar/Lounge, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.60 mile(s) from Olive Garden, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, wine and beer available.
  • 0.70 mile(s) from Golden Corral, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, huge buffets - fresh food served throughout the day.
  • 0.80 mile(s) from Applebees, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, full service bar.
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Longhorn Steakhouse, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,


  • 2.00 mile(s) from SD School of Mines & Tech, Engineering college
  • 3.00 mile(s) from National American Univers, business college
  • 3.00 mile(s) from SDSU, Nursing College
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Western SD Vo-Tech, Vocational School
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Black Hills State Univers, general studies state college

Nearby Cities

  • 22.00 mile(s) from Keystone
  • 28.00 mile(s) from Sturgis
  • 31.00 mile(s) from Hill City
  • 42.00 mile(s) from Custer
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Lead
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Deadwood
  • 48.00 mile(s) from Spearfish
  • 50.00 mile(s) from Wall
  • 56.00 mile(s) from Hot Springs
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Belle Fourche
  • 171 mile(s) from Pierre
  • 273 mile(s) from Casper, WY
  • 305 mile(s) from Cheyenne, WY
  • 345 mile(s) from Sioux Falls
  • 405 mile(s) from Denver, CO


  • 2.00 mile(s) from Rapid City Skating Rink
  • 2.00 mile(s) from swim center
  • 3.00 mile(s) from bike path
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Flags of Fun
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Dinosaur Park
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Meadowbrook Golf Course, included in USA's top 50 public golf courses!
  • 14.00 mile(s) from Red Rock Golf Course
  • 25.00 mile(s) from boating
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Mickelson Trail
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Black Hills Rock Climbing
  • 35.00 mile(s) from jeep rides, open air
  • 45.00 mile(s) from trail rides
  • 45.00 mile(s) from snow skiing


  • 0.50 mile(s) from Rushmore Mall, large indoor shopping center
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Rushmore Crossing, large outdoor shopping center
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Downtown Rapid City
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Prairie Edge, Native American Art


  • 3.00 mile(s) from Rapid Transit, hourly pickup at curb in front of hotel.
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Rapid City Regional Airport
  • 370 mile(s) from Joe Foss Field Airport
  • 420 mile(s) from Denver International Airport
  • 400 mile(s) from Amtrak
  • Free local shuttle from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., complimentary to guests, anywhere within city limits.