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The Life of Alex Carlton Johnson

The founder of our historic downtown Rapid City hotel was Alex Carlton Johnson. While there have been many changes to the Hotel Alex Johnson throughout its history, we are proud to say that the hotel has been able to retain its historic presence and once...
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Featured Vertex Associate – Kyle

Meet our Associate of the Month, Kyle! He is Vertex Sky Bar’s Assistant Bar Manager and Bartender at Hotel Alex Johnson. We had a minute to visit with Kyle and ask a few questions about his experience working at Vertex and what he loves most about...
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Are You Ready for the 2019 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally?

Do you hear that? It is the rumble of the motorcycles entering the Black Hills of South Dakota as Rally Week approaches. Are you ready for the biggest motorcycle gathering in the world? Do you know what you want to see while you are here? We have put...
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6 Reasons Why Hotel Alex Johnson is One of the Most Unique Hotels in Rapid City, SD

Located in downtown Rapid City stands the 11 story, magnificent Hotel Alex Johnson. Well-known to many Black Hills residents and visitors, this hotel has enough charm to leave a life-long impression the moment you step into the hotel lobby.  From...
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A Murder Mystery at Hotel Alex Johnson

The weekend at historical Hotel Alex Johnson started out as any other weekend would. Guests eagerly made their way through the hotel doors where they were greeted by the friendly valet staff. While checking in for the weekend, the Manager exchanged warm...
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