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The Hotel Alex Johnson, an Ascend Collection hotel

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523 6th Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Pros - Great location - 2 bars and a Starbucks - Super friendly staff - Decent beds The Cons - Old smaller rooms that aren't really redone, they just have new paint - No water pressure whatsoever on the 7th floor when showering. Mentioned to staff and was told engineering was "working on it". It was the same the... More 

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Florence, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel looked a bit nicer on the internet. We had a king and the room was pretty small, and the bathroom smaller. The main drawback is parking. The parking garage for this hotel is a block 1/2 down the street on the top open level. On a rainy night (like we had) it wasn't that great. So we elected... More 

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Gillette, Wyoming, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A very sincere thanks to each & every staff member for their wonderful service, food, surprises, comfort of the honeymoon suite, & kindness, making our celebration & respite away from the craziness of life wonderfully amazing!

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel parking was about a block away. They do have valets if you want to use them. The rooms are simple, no refrigerator or microwave, but comfortable. Paddy O'Neills had a great local tap beer and the sandwich we had was great. There is also a chocolates, gift and coffee shop within the the building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for one night in mid-May before an early-morning flight out of the Rapid City airport. Check-in was efficient and friendly. The room was very nice -- comfortable and roomy (and the WiFi worked well). The location in downtown Rapid City is great to explore the downtown area and find restaurants and shops. And as you leave the hotel... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you're a fan of historical hotels, this is an obvious one. Even if you're not, it's still the best place to stay in Rapid City. The location is perfect, and the staff is "hometown friendly." Nell was particularly helpful in making sure my stay was excellent. The staff at Paddy O'Neil's make you feel just as welcome as the... More 

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St. Paul, MN
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff are friendly and accommodating. The hotel is an amazing value; we always stay here when passing through town. It's so much more interesting than the chains. The beds are quite comfy with nice linens. Parking is a non issue if one can ambulate; protocol is to park at the door, register and offload luggage, then park the car.... More 

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Chino, California
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20 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great spot in the downtown area. Good service and great rooms. The hotel has a Starbucks on the ground floor and an awesome rooftop bar. Paddy oneill's is always packed and has great drink specials. Only con is the rooms ending in 19 (219, 319, 419) wrap around the elevator and you can here it operating all day and night.... More 

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Chicago IL
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I see some polarizing opinions of expectations vs experience in some reviews. Yes the parking is a block away is annoying. Yes bathrooms are not modern design. Yes the elevators are slow and low capacity. Once you accept that you can allow yourself to enjoy a very special treat. Beautiful hotel. Kind of a lonesome echo from a by-gone era.... More 

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Avon, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

positives: Starbucks downstairs, Tallys across the street had a good breakfast, other nearby restaurants,great location! negatives: Our air conditioner didn't work well at all-I would hate to think how it would feel in mid-summer. I didn't see a ghost.

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