Let’s Drink About It

Open Daily:

4PM – 12AM | Sunday – Thursday
4PM – 2AM | Friday – Saturday

Guests staying at the Hotel Alex Johnson receive complimentary access to Vertex Sky Bar, located on the rooftop of the hotel. Your senses will be delighted with stunning panoramic views of Rapid City and a delectable menu of craft cocktails, appetizers, salads, savory entrees, and exquisite desserts. Whether you come up for happy hour, a private party, or simply dining with a view, Vertex Sky Bar takes service and splendor to new heights.

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Individual Vertex Membership

Individual Membership - $350 per year plus tax

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Corporate Vertex Membership

Discount includes five individual memberships for the price of four - $1,500 per year plus tax

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Day Pass

$25 per day plus tax - Looking to experience the allure of Vertex before you commit to a membership? Purchase a Day Pass to get a taste of our elevated experience atop the Hotel Alex Johnson - Day Passes available for purchase at the Alex Johnson Front Desk

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Seasonal Cocktail Selections

The Elder Collins | $13

Lemon Juice / Elderflower Liqueur / Simple Syrup / Effen Yuzu Citrus Vodka // Crafted by Brandi


Melon’s Marg | $14

Reposado Tequila / Melon Liqueur / Agave Syrup / Lime Juice / Muddled Jalapenos / Tajín Rim // Crafted by Helen


Equinox Lemonade | $13 / (N/A) $8

House-infused Lavender Syrup / McQueen Gin / Lemon Juice / Pea Flower // Crafted by Carly


Killing the Blues | $12

Gin / Campari / Sweet Vermouth / Infused with Basil & Lemongrass // Crafted by Travis

Happy Hour

Monday – Friday: 4PM – 7PM, Sunday: All Day Long

  • $1 Off Bottled Beer
  • $2 Off Draft Beer
  • $3 Off Well Liquor
  • $4 Off Glass of Wine

Vertex Member Happy Hour

  • 1/2 Off Specialty Cocktails

Wine Wednesday

4PM – 12AM

  • $4 Off Wine by the Glass

Allocated Wine Selection

  • Check in nightly to see what special wine bottles are available

Military Mondays

To celebrate military personnel, we are offering free day passes every Monday! Military personnel may bring one guest to accompany them to Vertex Sky Bar.


Sign up and save 10% off your Vertex Sky Bar Membership. Contact us at vertex@hotelalexjohnson.com or call (605) 342-1210 to receive this discount.

*Must have military ID to qualify. Management reserves all rights.


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Vertex Sky Bar aims to provide elevated experiences for all who join us, thus we have set forth Club Rules to maintain a satisfactory atmosphere for all.

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