Top 6 Hotels With A View Of Mount Rushmore, Keystone - Updated 2024

Elah Angelica
Elah Angelica 
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One of the most loved destinations in South Dakota is the quaint town of Keystone. It is known for being home to the majestic Mount Rushmore. Apart from the scenic mountain, Keystone also boasts richly forested areas ideal for camping, hiking, and even snowmobiling during the winters. For culture and art enthusiasts, one of the sites you shouldn’t miss is Big Thunder Gold Mine. It was once a large gold mine in Keystone and is now a museum that offers tours and exhibits. Your visit to Keystone will not be complete without exploring Mount Rushmore National Memorial. If you’re planning a trip there, check out our list of top hotels with a view of Mount Rushmore in Keystone for a memorable stay.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to views. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 08, 2024.

1. K Bar S Lodge, Ascend Hotel Collection (from USD 162)

If you’re in Keystone for leisure, consider staying in a place that will give you access to outdoor activities. K Bar S Lodge has access to a number of attractions and activities, especially with its location in the Black Hills. One thing to love about this accommodation is the spectacular profile views of Mount Rushmore. Its proximity to Rushmore Cave and Custer State Park is another perk.

When you choose to stay here, you can enjoy a deluxe continental breakfast, comfortable rooms, fast internet, and coffee. All the rooms boast 32-inch flat-screen televisions to keep you entertained.

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K Bar S Lodge, Ascend Hotel Collection

Wifi Available

Address: 434 Old Hill City Road
2.38 km (1.5 mi) from Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Parking Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services WiFi Available Free WiFi Parking on site

2. Magnuson Grand Rushmore View (from USD 129)

Magnuson Grand Rushmore View is within walking distance to restaurants and is only 4.4 km (2.7 mi) to Mount Rushmore. If you choose to stay here you will surely have easy access to the most coveted attraction in Keystone.

The rooms here include gorgeous views of the mountains, air-conditioning, cable televisions, and bathrooms with essentials. For your convenience, there’s also a fast internet connection, free parking spaces, and vending machines. On the outside, there is a picnic area with outdoor furniture, a fine arrangement for all.

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Magnuson Grand Rushmore View

Wifi Available

Address: 522 South Highway 16A
2.54 km (1.6 mi) from Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Parking Non-smoking rooms Fishing Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Free parking Internet services Lift

3. Roosevelt Inn Mount Rushmore (from USD 78)

Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Blackhills from the expansive terrace of Roosevelt Inn. This hotel features an indoor pool and a games room where both adults and youngsters can indulge in a game of billiards and foosball.

Each of the guest rooms in the property has free WiFi so you can watch your favorite Netflix show on the flat-screen television, a dresser, and of course, a full bathroom. There are also free parking spaces for guests bringing their vehicles. If you’re up for some exploring, some of the nearby attractions to visit are Mount Rushmore, Iron Creek, Old Fashioned Fudge, and Holy Terror Antiques.

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Roosevelt Inn Mount Rushmore

Address: 206 Cemetery Road, Keystone, Keystone (SD), United States, SD 57751
2.42 km (1.5 mi) from Mount Rushmore National Memorial

4. Powder House Lodge (from USD 107)

For vacationers who want to explore the stunning Mount Rushmore, Powder House Lodge is perfect for you. It is located within 7 km (4.34 mi) from Mount Rushmore. Every day of your stay in the hotel guarantees unparalleled views of the mountains.

This property boasts a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and a bar that adults will like. But, for travelers with children, worry not. There are family rooms and a children’s playground suitable for the kids. Plus, you can bring your fur babies with you as it is pet-friendly too.

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Powder House Lodge

Wifi Available

Address: 24125 Highway 16A
3.32 km (2.1 mi) from Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Bar Non-smoking rooms Fishing Laundry Facilities for disabled guests

5. Lodge at Palmer Gulch (from USD 225)

Commended for its facilities and exceptional services, travelers who already stayed in Lodge at Palmer Gulch recommend this dwelling for a comfortable stay. This accommodation features bar and barbecue facilities. There’s also an on-site restaurant ready to serve you mouth-watering dishes and a water park with a seasonal outdoor pool.

For families bringing kids, you have access to table tennis, mini-golf, and there’s a children’s playground to keep the youngsters entertained while the adults indulge in the sauna. Plus, Mount Rushmore is only 7.2 km (4.4 mi) from the hotel.

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Lodge at Palmer Gulch

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 12620 Highway 244
7.01 km (4.4 mi) from Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Sauna Non-smoking rooms Fishing

6. Ramada by Wyndham Keystone Near Mt. Rushmore (from USD 85)

Boasting an indoor heated pool with a hot tub, guests will find Ramada by Wyndham Keystone hard to resist. Apart from the luxuries it offers, it is also close to the scenic Mount Rushmore.

Guest rooms in the property include mountain views, light wood furnishing throughout, and fireplaces to keep guests warm during the cold weather. There is also an on-site bar to visit when you feel like unwinding. If you want to spend your day outside, some of the destinations to explore are the 1880 train, the caves, and trail rides.

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Ramada by Wyndham Keystone Near Mt Rushmore

Address: 115 Swanzey Street
2.78 km (1.8 mi) from Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Physical distancing rules followed WiFi Available Non-smoking throughout Restaurant Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Cashless payment available

7. Quality Inn Keystone near Mount Rushmore (from USD 79)

Indulge in a memorable stay in Keystone when you choose Quality Inn Keystone as your host. With it being only a few minutes to Mount Rushmore, you can easily plan a day to visit the memorial.

This accommodation includes excellent amenities to make your trip memorable, including an indoor pool, a hot tub to soak into after a long day of exploring, and guest rooms with kitchenettes. Don’t forget to explore Keystone’s Historic 1880 Boardwalk, adjacent to the hotel.

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Quality Inn Keystone near Mount Rushmore

Address: 231 Winter Street
2.51 km (1.6 mi) from Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Free WiFi Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Physical distancing rules followed Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines On-site parking Private parking

Experience Mount Rushmore up and close at Keystone

Don’t think twice before coming to Keystone when you need a breather. Be wise to choose the accommodation that promises the best experience here. Consider any of our recommendations above for a stay that offers you views of Mount Rushmore or the proximity to visit the memorial.

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Elah Angelica Casallos, a Psychology student, aspires to explore the world in the future. Currently, she immerses herself in writing to discover and share the world around her. In addition to her...Read more

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