10 Vacation Rentals In Rapid City, South Dakota - Updated 2021

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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.

1. Condo in the middle of town (from USD 125)

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.
62 reviews
condo 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
No one was in the upstairs part except during the day
It had a nice bed and bedding
I appreciated the use of the garage since street parking was limited
There was plenty of space for the two of us to spread out
Had laundry facilities in the basement--and a garage--
Cleanliness:
Apartment was clean comfortable and centrally located A great value for our family vacation
and it was very cool
The house was very clean and had every convenience I was looking for
Updated kitchen and bathroom Washer/dryer with detergent in basement was very convenient for us as we continued on for another week of vacation
just in case it hails
Host:
and they woke us at 8:00
The hosts did and outstanding job of communicating with us before and
We had a chirping alarm when we arrived and Stacey took care of it right away
This home was very cute clean and had all we needed
Stacy 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...
Location:
Centrally located to attractions walking distance from downtown
The house was close to Mt Rushmore and within walking distance of downtown A quaint little town with lots of shops and restaurants
A great place to stay in Rapid City
Lovely house 2 minutes from Main Street
This is a well kept historic house close to downtown Rapid City
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2. Clean cozy abode for five (from USD 89)

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 Old
341 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this cute space appears brand new the beds were so comfortable and had all the amenities of home
my family and i (two adult and two teenagers) had a very comfortable and enjoyable stay at mary's place
Cleanliness:
very clean and bright
clean and fully equipped
very clean and had everything we needed
towels smelled clean were high quality and were beautifully presented
so comfortable and clean and stylish
Host:
mary is a great host
nice place awesome host quick response
responsive host great price
mary is a wonderful host and we were extremely pleased with our entire stay
roomy had all the basics mary is very helpful etc
Location:
perfect location and centrally located
great location for visiting mt
great place to stay close to everything
great place in the perfect location
super nice place excellent location for downtown area and mount rushmore
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3. Cabin in a peaceful neighborhood (from USD 129)

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 View
Rapid City, SD, US
24 reviews
cabin 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The cabin had everything we could have wanted
We slept two in the bedroom and two in the living room
but after we poured some water down it to fill up the pea trap
It was well stocked in the kitchen Fireplace for a romantic evening or two and very quiet
but that must not include the bedroom or bathroom because I measured closer to 320 sq
Cleanliness:
It was very clean and well maintained
It was clean and had everything we needed
The cabin was very clean and the beds were comfortable
etc and coming "home" after a full day of touring
Host:
She also added welcoming touches to our stay
Wind Caves and the Badlands
were good choices for meals
Custer Devils tower and Rapid City gave us perfect eating options
House was extremely clean well maintained and well stocked
Location:
All the Rapid City museums and places of interest were easy to get to Kols and Tally's
The house is in the perfect location
Crazy Horse Hill City
We found plenty of excellent restaurants nearby from a great steak house Indian food and Mexican food
snack bars and some DVDs
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4. Modern solar-powered house (from USD 63)

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 Contemporary
Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
184 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in guest suite 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed was comfortable and amenities were numerous
the amenities are wonderful and exceptionally comfortable
they had breakfast for us and local coffee ready downstairs
it was great having a king size bed and plenty of towel racks in your bathroom
bright spacious and immaculate carol and rick’s place had everything we needed for a delightful comfortable stay
Cleanliness:
super clean and nice
wonderful space very clean and comfortable
beautifully designed clean and attractive space
super clean and quiet wonderful place to stay
the space was beautiful and sparkling clean
Host:
great hosts with excellent information
carol provided great helpful tips
the host is very nice and informative
carol and rick were wonderful hosts
so hospitable and such nice people
Location:
an amazing location and wonderful airbnb
the location is amazingly close to the vibrant rapid city downtown
very safe location as well
awesome place and excellent location
i highly recommend the location
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5. Lovely renovated two-bedroom condo

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 Stays
232 E Philadelphia St B3
condo 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

6. Cozy basement apartment

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&B
Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
122 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great coffee and breakfast items
it was also so lovely to have coffee and breakfast
morning coffee in the sun room was great
fresh brewed coffee and a simple breakfast were unexpected and much appreciated
calm music accompanied breakfast and fresh raspberries were available just outside
Cleanliness:
very clean and cozy
great place- clean comfy and accommodating
it was sparkling clean roomy and convenient
very clean place and convenient place to get around
the apartment was welcoming and very clean
Host:
tom & linda is a really nice host
wonderful hosts amazing home
linda and tom were outstanding hosts
tom and linda were wonderful hosts with a wonderful home
tom and linda are amazing hosts
Location:
location is also perfect
great location close to downtown
location was great just a short walk to downtown
great location to see mt rushmore and then be close to downtown
location is great and a nice little walk to downtown
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7. Big house with amazing city view

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.
38 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Everything worked and the shower was wonderful
I like light especially while cooking and reading
Only drawback was one bathroom for 3 couples
The view from the top of the hill is excellent
Everything you could need in kitchen and well maintained
Cleanliness:
The house is very clean and comfortable
Having laundry facilities was super convenient and detergent was provided which was very appreciated
We were not that bothered as we were so tired after long days
Property 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 bright
The unit owner Mr John is very helpful and will guide u throughout your stay
Hopefully Jon will have us back again on iur next family vacation
the unit is clean and provides us with great hospitality Self-checking is easy and functional
Awesome awesome house on the hill
Location:
Plenty of restaurants near by
The house is located on the edge of this neighborhood
Wonderful location in Rapid City
Unit 1: Located just near the city (perfect location)
Location is close to WalMart and other stores
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8. Beautiful house in the city

beautiful house in the city
Source: Vrbo

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 Backyard
Rapid City, SD, US
21 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It was nice to have the kitchen and
were 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 outside
Also 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 room
Cleanliness:
It was safe clean and convenient to everything we wanted to do
The 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 departure
Lemon bavarian cupcakes greeted me when I arrived
etc all in all would recommend the property
location is great close to all attractions
We only had one minor issue which Shannon took care of
Location:
This house is located close to downtown restaurants stores and attractions
It's conveniently located right off 8th street with grocery shopping just 2 blocks away
The house is an ideal location for daytrips around the Black Hills area and for enjoying downtown Rapid City Arriving on a day
30-40 minute scenic drive
Our son is stationed at Ellsworth AFB right outside of Rapid City
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9. Memorable red house for five

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
57 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The children especially liked the shower head with adjustable sprays Well stocked in the kitchen
Was very comfortable place to stay
The house was just as descibed for 4 people and easy to find
and we opted to save some of our vacation funds by cooking at the house
As described in the pictures and details Is an older home but has everything you need and is exceptionally clean
Cleanliness:
but had everything we needed Very clean and
beautiful 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 sightseeing
We were greeted with homemade yummy treats
television had a nice clear picture and the WiFi worked well
Hans was most helpful and responsive to our inquiries
The owners are great responsive and excellent communicators
Location:
Just a few blocks from downtown Rapid City and driving distance to Mount Rushmore Crazy Horse Custer Park
We walked into downtown a lot to shop
we just walked around the neighborhood
It's in a great neighborhood and has its own charm
The house is very comfortable and we really enjoyed the neighborhood for morning walks and proximity to Rapid City's downtown
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10. Large downtown dwelling

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 Charmer
Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
259 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
apartment had a keurig which was great
clean comfortable apartment with updated appliances all the amenities and ease of access to any location in rapid city
it is a charming and roomy apartment with convenient key-less entry
beds were comfortable
Cleanliness:
it was clean and very inviting
patricia’s place is clean and quiet
the place itself was clean and spacious with lots of charm
the house was spotless clean and very well decorated
it was very clean its mount ice when we arrived
Host:
patricia and other co-hosts were very responsive
Location:
comfortable and close to downtown
located in a nice quiet area and close to everything you need
great downtown location only 30 min from mt rushmore
it easy walking distance to a liquor store and other restaurants
we were attending an event downtown so the location was ideal - perfect walking distance
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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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