Policies & Procedures

Please read the following hotel policies and procedures carefully. The staff at Hotel Alex Johnson would like to thank you for adhering to these policies and procedures during your stay with us in Rapid City.

At the time of check-in, you will be required to read and sign the hotel policy agreement, therefore, agreeing to abide by the policies and procedures listed below.


Reservations are only guaranteed at the time of a pre-paid deposit by means of cash, check, or credit card and after such will be guaranteed all night. We require 48 hours advance cancellation notice for individual arrivals. If the required cancellation notice is not received, the guest will be charged for one night’s stay. All remaining days will be released unless the signed contract indicates otherwise.

Quoted rates do not include taxes of 8.7% + $2 Occupancy Tax per room per night. All rooms are based on availability and certain restrictions could apply. Guests must be at least twenty one years of age or be accompanied by someone at least twenty one years of age to check in. Safety deposit boxes are available in every guest room for guest use, and off-street parking is available for guests of the hotel.

For all group reservations, please consult your contract or contact the Sales Department by emailing sales@alexjohnson.com or by calling 605.342.1210, and asking for Sales

We accept Visa, Master Card, Discover, and American Express.


Check-in time is 4 p.m. daily. Exceptions are made per the advanced notice to the hotel staff. All room night fees are due upon check-in via valid credit card or advance deposit.  Note: A valid credit card is required at time of check-in for any incidental charges incurred during your stay.


Check-out time is 11 a.m. without exceptions unless provided by the hotel clerk per advanced notice. If a guest occupies the room past 11 a.m., they will be charged an additional night’s rate.

Charges and Fees

Daily Mandatory Charge will be added to the room rate and includes: Destination Marketing Fee of $5.99 per night plus an $2.00 tax charge, paid to Destination Rapid City. 

Cancellations & Refunds

If an individual cancels their reservation more than 48 hours prior to their stay, they will not be charged a fee by the hotel. If pre-payments have been paid via another third-party provider, the guest will have to contact that company to request a refund under their stated policies. 

If a guest cancels within 48 hours of their scheduled stay, they will be charged for the first night’s stay.


Unlimited valet parking is $28.95/day. 


Smoking is prohibited in all guest rooms and in all public areas of the hotel. A $250 fine will be applied to the account for those who smoke in a non-smoking room.

Pet Policy

The Hotel Alex Johnson is one of the few pet-friendly hotels in Rapid City. If you require a pet-friendly room, a fee of $50 will be charged to the reserved account per pet, per night. Be sure to check out our Pampered Pooch package.

Casino Policy

Guests must be at least twenty-one years of age to enter the casino in Paddy O’Neill’s Irish Pub & Grill. Those who enter the casino will be asked to show valid proof of age. Anyone attempting to enter the casino that does not follow the age restriction limit will be immediately asked to leave.


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