Timeless Elegance
When you book a room at the Hotel Alex Johnson, you'll be greeted with historic décor, enthusiastic staff & fabulous dining options.

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Seek Satisfaction
Whether you come for happy hour, a private party, or simply dining with a view, the Hotel Alex Johnson offers a unique and unforgettable dining experience.

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Glorious Gatherings
Planning your event just got easier. Let us exceed your expectations to make your next event downright memorable.

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Designed to be Your Place in Rapid City

Welcome to the historic Hotel Alex Johnson. Located in downtown Rapid City in the Black Hills of South Dakota, the hotel is a member of the coveted Curio Collection by Hilton

Since opening its doors on July 1, 1928, the hotel has played host to several presidents, countless celebrities, and a few spirits of its own.

The handcrafted décor and Germanic Tudor-inspired architecture will leave you feeling that every step you take is a step back in time, while the amenities and services immerse you with modern comfort and luxury.

Whether honeymooning, traveling corporately, exploring the history and nature of the Black Hills, or traveling as part of a group, you’ll revel in the stunning and mysterious allure of the Alex Johnson Hotel.

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Christopher MillerChristopher Miller ★★★★★ This is a cool old hotel with nice staff. It has a great roof top bar and terrific architecture. Downtown Rapid City is much more interesting than we expected. A great stay.Lianda CreedLianda Creed ★★★★★ Nice place to stay and eat/drink/relax when exploring the black hills!Lisa HLisa H ★★★★☆ Beautiful hotel. The staff was welcoming and very helpful.Frances SheltonFrances Shelton ★★★★★ Comfortable atmosphere. Historical gem. Friendly Staff.Tina LangnesTina Langnes ★★★★★ What a fun hotel. It's decor is from the late 50 s maybe earlier It's how you imagine a western hotel cozy. They have a Starbucks and a Irish bar attached as well as a gift shop. Nicely centrally located and lots of history and famous people have stayed. They have a rooftop restaurant opened in the evening. Rooms are clean and nice as they used to be.Andrea AlliesAndrea Allies ★★★★★ Cynthia is a very fabulous front desk associate. My friends got hooked up to use the sky bar though a program. She helped us out. We also enjoyed ourselves. We had a blast. She should get a big raise.Tony DiemTony Diem ★★★★★ Cynthia, the receptionist went above and beyond for us this past week. Providing service to my two, very different groups. Total Rock Star. You're hotel needs more staff like this.The Vertex was great, meals, staff were extremely accommodating, helpful and provided service advice par.Thank you.Lerick JohnsonLerick Johnson ★★★★★ Convenient location to downtown area.Raleigh SwickRaleigh Swick ★★★★★ THE BEST hotel in South Dakota.Very competitive rates and the service was impeccable.js_loader