7 Best Historic Hotels In Deadwood, South Dakota - Updated 2024

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From the northern end of Black Hills National Forest, you can drive to the historic city of Deadwood. With picturesque locations, Wild West charm, and Gold Rush history, this city is a treasure trove for travelers. Explore the beauty of Black Hills National Forest by hiking through the George S. Mickelson Trail. You can also learn about the city’s Old West history at Adams Museum and relive the Gold Rush by touring Broken Boot Gold Mine. Many hotels in the city offer a touch of history, too. If you’re looking for a unique combo of history and recreation, check out these best historic hotels in Deadwood, South Dakota.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) properties with historic significance, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 09, 2024.

1. Hickok's Hotel and Gaming (from USD 59)

Right at the center of Deadwood lies Hickok’s Hotel and Gaming, a hotel that offers a welcoming ambiance and is housed in a 19th-century building that used to be a department store. 22 restored rooms and suites feature Old West decor and provide modern amenities, such as a microwave, coffee-making facilities, and free Wi-Fi.

For unlimited fun, there is a casino floor with around 100 slot machines and billiards. You can also make use of the meeting and banquet facilities.

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Hickok's Hotel & Casino

Wifi Available

Address: 685 Main Street
41.52 km (25.8 mi) from Black Hills National Forest

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms

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2. The Hotel by Gold Dust (from USD 79)

Book this hotel to stay in a restored historic building featuring the finest rooms and first-class amenities. Adams Museum is 140 m (459.3 ft) away. For working professionals, there is a business center with free Wi-Fi and photocopying facilities. Pets are welcome here.

Dine at Mavericks Steak and Cocktails located just above the hotel. Other than slots and table games in the casino, there are 48 TVs to bet on.

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The Hotel by Gold Dust

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 25 Lee Street
41.57 km (25.9 mi) from Black Hills National Forest

Parking Pets allowed 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Business centre Facilities for disabled guests Free parking Internet services

3. Martin & Mason Hotel (from USD 99)

Martin & Mason Hotel is a great accommodation choice in downtown Deadwood, enabling you to access the city’s popular attractions and prime destinations. Designed with 1890s decor, the property is perfect if you want an accommodation filled with Victorian period pieces and vintage vibes.

Book one of their charming rooms and celebrate a special occasion at The 1898 Grand Olympic Ballroom, which is packed with Victorian-era furnishings and lighting. In addition, you can also try your luck at Wooden Nickel Casino, which is located on the first floor of the building.

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Martin & Mason Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 33 Deadwood Street
41.5 km (25.8 mi) from Black Hills National Forest

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Casino Free parking

4. Historic Franklin Hotel (from USD 29)

Historic Franklin Hotel has been operating since 1903 and has served some high-profile guests, including Teddy Roosevelt, John Wayne, and Babe Ruth. You can choose to stay in one of the 81 aesthetically designed guest rooms that offer ultimate comfort and serenity.

Try your luck at the on-site casino, then head to Legends Steakhouse to savor mouthwatering menu options. You can also use their free Wi-Fi if you wish.

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Historic Franklin Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 700 Main Street
41.48 km (25.8 mi) from Black Hills National Forest

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing

5. Celebrity Hotel (from USD 55)

As the name suggests, this hotel offers a celebrity feel with its luxury Swarovski crystal chandeliers and dazzling gold-decorated ceilings. You wouldn’t know that the same building used to be a gambling hall over 100 years ago. The space is also packed with Hollywood movie props, including James Bond’s tux, relics from the Titanic, outfits from The Terminator, and many more.

Spend a relaxing evening with your friends at Guitar Bar that is decorated with guitars autographed by legendary artists. Every room is designed with antique furnishings and features marble bathrooms.

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Celebrity Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 629 Main Street
41.73 km (26.0 mi) from Black Hills National Forest

Parking Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Casino Free parking Internet services

6. Iron Horse Inn & Casino - Deadwood (from USD 64)

With decor depicting the Old West and the Victorian era, Iron Horse Inn & Casino offers the ultimate recreation and exceptional dining services. Once a feed store in 1893, it’s now a historic hotel with 19 tastefully designed guest rooms across the second and third floors.

Head to the basement to enjoy drinks at Stan & Ollie’s Pub. Don’t forget to taste Chef Steve’s signature pizza at Three Cousin’s Pizza. You can also check out Wooden Nickel Casino on the first floor. Adams Museum is just 100 m (328 ft) away.

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Historic Iron Horse Inn - Deadwood

Wifi Available

Address: 27 Deadwood Street
41.51 km (25.8 mi) from Black Hills National Forest

Parking Restaurant Bar Non-smoking rooms Fishing Facilities for disabled guests Skiing Family rooms

7. Historic Bullock Hotel (from USD 49)

Historic Bullock Hotel is decorated with 19th-century vintage decor but offers modern comforts and amenities. There is a legend that former owner and sheriff of Deadwood, Seth Bullock, still resides on the property.

Savor a scrumptious breakfast at Bully’s Restaurant, which showcases a fireplace from 1895, along with antique tiles, intricate woodwork, and art pieces. A full-service liquor bar is available, and there’s also a casino on site.

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Historic Bullock Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 633 Main Street
41.7 km (26.0 mi) from Black Hills National Forest

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Skiing Casino Free parking

Cherish timeless moments at Deadwood

If you wish to go wild in a Wild West city, head to this alluring destination. With a wide array of fine casinos and historic monuments, Deadwood will surprise you in every way. Begin your journey of unique experiences by booking from our above list of best historic hotels.

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