Rapid City in South Dakota is the second most populous city in the state, and most well known for being the entrance to the Mount Rushmore National Monument. They also have some awe-inspiring lifesized bronze statues of the presidents, downtown. Named after the Rapid Creek, the city is also a stop to visit many nature reserves and parks. Some of these include Custer State Park, Black Hills National Forest, and Storybook Island for kids. There is so much to do in this relatively smaller city, and that includes many great places of accommodation for you, best suited to your needs for the trip. Read on to find out the best place to stay, from our list of 10 vacation rentals in Rapid City, South Dakota.
If you’re looking for somewhere close to town, this condo for up to four people is perfect for you. It is located right in the middle of downtown Rapid City, a walking distance from restaurants and shopping in town. It’s also a few blocks away from hiking and biking trails around, as well as 20 minutes away from Mount Rushmore. There are two bedrooms, one with a queen-sized bed and one with a full bed, as well as one full bathroom. Linens and towels are provided, laundry can be done downstairs too if needed. There is space in the garage for a vehicle or a motorcycle.
Downtown Rapid City/2bed/1bath/1car garage/main floor, Black Hills/ Mt Rushmore.
Top guest reviewsNo one was in the upstairs part except during the dayIt had a nice bed and beddingI appreciated the use of the garage since street parking was limitedThere was plenty of space for the two of us to spread outHad laundry facilities in the basement--and a garage--Apartment was clean comfortable and centrally located A great value for our family vacationand it was very coolThe house was very clean and had every convenience I was looking forUpdated kitchen and bathroom Washer/dryer with detergent in basement was very convenient for us as we continued on for another week of vacationjust in case it hails
Host:and they woke us at 8:00The hosts did and outstanding job of communicating with us before andWe had a chirping alarm when we arrived and Stacey took care of it right awayThis home was very cute clean and had all we neededStacy was very communicative and responded quickly to emails offering information about fireworks during the Fourth of July Home was clean quaint and a great location within walking distance to...Read more reviewsCentrally located to attractions walking distance from downtownThe house was close to Mt Rushmore and within walking distance of downtown A quaint little town with lots of shops and restaurantsA great place to stay in Rapid CityLovely house 2 minutes from Main StreetThis is a well kept historic house close to downtown Rapid City
Up to five people can stay in this clean and big home, so it is perfect for families. It is also located within a walking distance of many places, and right by the highway that goes to Mount Rushmore. Check-in is with a code on a keypad, so you can check in yourself as and when needed to. There are two bedrooms, with two queen-sized beds as well as a sofa bed if needed. There are plenty of pillows and towels available for use, to make sure your stay, no matter how short or long, is as comfortable as possible. The apartment was also refurbished lately, so it is newer and clean.
Reminiscent of Days of OldSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthis cute space appears brand new the beds were so comfortable and had all the amenities of homemy family and i (two adult and two teenagers) had a very comfortable and enjoyable stay at mary's placevery clean and brightclean and fully equippedvery clean and had everything we neededtowels smelled clean were high quality and were beautifully presentedso comfortable and clean and stylish
Host:mary is a great hostnice place awesome host quick responseresponsive host great pricemary is a wonderful host and we were extremely pleased with our entire stayroomy had all the basics mary is very helpful etcRead more reviewsperfect location and centrally locatedgreat location for visiting mtgreat place to stay close to everythinggreat place in the perfect locationsuper nice place excellent location for downtown area and mount rushmore
There is only one bedroom in this adorable little cabin, but up to four people can stay here. There is a pullout sofa in the living room as well as blowup mattresses upon request. All linens can be provided if needed. There is air conditioning as well as heating for a comfortable stay during summer or winter. The living room has a flat-screen television and a DVD player to keep you entertained, as well as an internet connection. From the deck and the back door, you can get a great view of the Black Hills and Rapid City.
Perfect Cabin Getaway In The City - Black Hills ViewRapid City, SD, US
Top guest reviewsThe cabin had everything we could have wantedWe slept two in the bedroom and two in the living roombut after we poured some water down it to fill up the pea trapIt was well stocked in the kitchen Fireplace for a romantic evening or two and very quietbut that must not include the bedroom or bathroom because I measured closer to 320 sqIt was very clean and well maintainedIt was clean and had everything we neededThe cabin was very clean and the beds were comfortableetc and coming "home" after a full day of touring
Host:She also added welcoming touches to our stayWind Caves and the Badlandswere good choices for mealsCuster Devils tower and Rapid City gave us perfect eating optionsHouse was extremely clean well maintained and well stockedRead more reviewsAll the Rapid City museums and places of interest were easy to get to Kols and Tally'sThe house is in the perfect locationCrazy Horse Hill CityWe found plenty of excellent restaurants nearby from a great steak house Indian food and Mexican foodsnack bars and some DVDs
If you’re looking for a contemporary place to stay in style while at Rapid City, look no further! There is one bedroom, with a king-sized bed. An additional one or two guests can stay at an extra cost on a queen-sized air mattress in the living room. This solar-powered house is sleekly designed, with many amenities available for use. The kitchen is fully stocked, also including some extras like a Weber grill and styrofoam cooler for picnics. Breakfast is provided: bagels, as well as farm fresh eggs and toasts. The hosts are extremely gracious and ready to help out with anything you need, including information on the Rapid City area.
Solar-powered ContemporaryRapid City, South Dakota, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsbed was comfortable and amenities were numerousthe amenities are wonderful and exceptionally comfortablethey had breakfast for us and local coffee ready downstairsit was great having a king size bed and plenty of towel racks in your bathroombright spacious and immaculate carol and rick’s place had everything we needed for a delightful comfortable staysuper clean and nicewonderful space very clean and comfortablebeautifully designed clean and attractive spacesuper clean and quiet wonderful place to staythe space was beautiful and sparkling clean
Host:great hosts with excellent informationcarol provided great helpful tipsthe host is very nice and informativecarol and rick were wonderful hostsso hospitable and such nice peopleRead more reviewsan amazing location and wonderful airbnbthe location is amazingly close to the vibrant rapid city downtownvery safe location as wellawesome place and excellent locationi highly recommend the location
This homey and freshly renovated condo is perfect for up to four people. The minimum stay in this house is a week, with longer renting leases available. The two bedrooms have one queen bed and one double bed, with one bathtub and one standing shower in the two bathrooms. The kitchen as well as laundry room, with washing machine and dryer, are all fully stocked and ready for use, perfect for long-term renters. There are air conditioning and heating systems, as well as cable television and an internet connection. There is even a parking garage available for long-term renters.
Nice 2BR Condo - Perfect For Extended Stays232 E Philadelphia St B3
While being located in the basement, this entire apartment has enough space for a family of four or even solo travelers who are looking for more space and amenities than a hotel. There is one bedroom with a queen-sized bed, and a pullout sofa in the living room. The kitchen is fully stocked. There is also a computer station, a printer, paper and free wireless internet connection for a business traveler. The apartment is located just two blocks from downtown Rapid City, and the hosts graciously provide almost everything you need.
Historic District: Coyote Run B&BRapid City, South Dakota, United States
Top guest reviewsgreat coffee and breakfast itemsit was also so lovely to have coffee and breakfastmorning coffee in the sun room was greatfresh brewed coffee and a simple breakfast were unexpected and much appreciatedcalm music accompanied breakfast and fresh raspberries were available just outsidevery clean and cozygreat place- clean comfy and accommodatingit was sparkling clean roomy and convenientvery clean place and convenient place to get aroundthe apartment was welcoming and very clean
Host:tom & linda is a really nice hostwonderful hosts amazing homelinda and tom were outstanding hoststom and linda were wonderful hosts with a wonderful hometom and linda are amazing hostsRead more reviewslocation is also perfectgreat location close to downtownlocation was great just a short walk to downtowngreat location to see mt rushmore and then be close to downtownlocation is great and a nice little walk to downtown
This house is further up the hill from downtown, not too far away but enough to get a great view of Rapid City. It can fit up to six people in three bedrooms, perfect for a large family or a group of friends. There are two queen beds and two twin beds in the three bedrooms, as well as one bathroom to share. All linens, bedding and towels are provided, as well as a smart TV, free high-speed internet connection and a fully equipped kitchen. Parking in the garage is available at an extra cost of 50 USD. The boat at the back of the house can also be rented upon prior reservation.
5 minutes from downtown! WIFI, gas BBQ, in the middle of Black Hills.
Top guest reviewsEverything worked and the shower was wonderfulI like light especially while cooking and readingOnly drawback was one bathroom for 3 couplesThe view from the top of the hill is excellentEverything you could need in kitchen and well maintainedThe house is very clean and comfortableHaving laundry facilities was super convenient and detergent was provided which was very appreciatedWe were not that bothered as we were so tired after long daysProperty was very comfortable and well maintained
Host:questions for owner were answered quickly We were concerned about arriving after dark but exterior lights are on sensors and were very brightThe unit owner Mr John is very helpful and will guide u throughout your stayHopefully Jon will have us back again on iur next family vacationthe unit is clean and provides us with great hospitality Self-checking is easy and functionalAwesome awesome house on the hillRead more reviewsPlenty of restaurants near byThe house is located on the edge of this neighborhoodWonderful location in Rapid CityUnit 1: Located just near the city (perfect location)Location is close to WalMart and other stores
This beautiful and charming home, with its white-lined exterior, is sure to draw you in. The best parts of this house are definitely its spacious open patio, as well as the lovely backyard behind the house. Located near the Black Hills, it’s close to many of the main tourist attractions and just minutes away from dining and entertainment options in town. It has two bedrooms, with two queen-sized beds and one bathroom, great for a family or two couples. Linens and towels are all provided. The kitchen is fully stocked, so cooking, as well as doing laundry, is a breeze.
Charming 2BR Rapid City House w/Large BackyardRapid City, SD, US
Top guest reviewsIt was nice to have the kitchen andwere the temps reached the 100s(hint you have to use the input button on the side of the TV to change it to HDMI 2)although there is not much of a view we enjoyed sitting outsideAlso some more seating options might make it more comfortable I can see 2 couples finding it cramped since there's just basically a love seat and a chair in the living roomIt was safe clean and convenient to everything we wanted to doThe BBQ was clean and ready for us
Host:The owner was very nice and welcoming She had cupcakes on the table when we arrived and gave us a beautiful book about the Black Hills on our departureLemon bavarian cupcakes greeted me when I arrivedetc all in all would recommend the propertylocation is great close to all attractionsWe only had one minor issue which Shannon took care ofRead more reviewsThis house is located close to downtown restaurants stores and attractionsIt's conveniently located right off 8th street with grocery shopping just 2 blocks awayThe house is an ideal location for daytrips around the Black Hills area and for enjoying downtown Rapid City Arriving on a day30-40 minute scenic driveOur son is stationed at Ellsworth AFB right outside of Rapid City
This quaint little house may look small but it is perfect for five, or maybe six people for a cozy fit. There are two bedrooms, with a queen-sized bed in each and a sofa bed for another person. There are linens, towels and a kitchen provided for guests to cook their own meals. There is internet access and a television for entertainment, as well as parking space if needed. One great aspect of this house is the location, it’s just half a mile (0.8km) away from central downtown Rapid City, a very walkable area for convenient access to tourist activities and attractions.
Rapid City Red House - Best Location in Rapid City
Top guest reviewsThe children especially liked the shower head with adjustable sprays Well stocked in the kitchenWas very comfortable place to stayThe house was just as descibed for 4 people and easy to findand we opted to save some of our vacation funds by cooking at the houseAs described in the pictures and details Is an older home but has everything you need and is exceptionally cleanbut had everything we needed Very clean andbeautiful home great space and kept very neat and clean Great location in town
Host:We were welcomed with a batch of delicious home made rhubarb bars that made for great snacks while sightseeingWe were greeted with homemade yummy treatstelevision had a nice clear picture and the WiFi worked wellHans was most helpful and responsive to our inquiriesThe owners are great responsive and excellent communicatorsRead more reviewsJust a few blocks from downtown Rapid City and driving distance to Mount Rushmore Crazy Horse Custer ParkWe walked into downtown a lot to shopwe just walked around the neighborhoodIt's in a great neighborhood and has its own charmThe house is very comfortable and we really enjoyed the neighborhood for morning walks and proximity to Rapid City's downtown
This upstairs apartment is located so close to downtown, that it’s perfect for getting around Rapid City. You get the whole upstairs apartment to yourself. It is newly remodeled with a lot of natural light, as well as peace and quiet. There are two bedrooms with a queen-sized bed in each, as well as air mattresses for additional people if needed. Up to six people can live here. All essentials such as towels, linens and paper are all ready for use. There is also a free internet connection and parking for you. The apartment is completely private, the host lives 10 minutes away but is easily contactable if needed.
925|9TH Downtown CharmerRapid City, South Dakota, United States
Top guest reviewsapartment had a keurig which was greatclean comfortable apartment with updated appliances all the amenities and ease of access to any location in rapid cityit is a charming and roomy apartment with convenient key-less entrybeds were comfortableit was clean and very invitingpatricia’s place is clean and quietthe place itself was clean and spacious with lots of charmthe house was spotless clean and very well decoratedit was very clean its mount ice when we arrived
Host:patricia and other co-hosts were very responsiveRead more reviewscomfortable and close to downtownlocated in a nice quiet area and close to everything you needgreat downtown location only 30 min from mt rushmoreit easy walking distance to a liquor store and other restaurantswe were attending an event downtown so the location was ideal - perfect walking distance
Have a great stay
No matter where you decide to stay, Rapid City is a beautiful place full of American history as well as nature. It certainly makes a great stop on any trip to the United States.
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