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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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89 reviews 89 reviews
35 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very neat old hotel. The rooms are not too bad however there are problems. The heat system is old and when you turn it on, it is very noisy. Around the windows the wood is degrading and needs to be replaced. Not all rooms have frigs and microwaves which is a bummer. What really need to happens... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I love this hotel. The staff and room were great. Problem: the trains run 2 blocks from the north side of the hotel and blow their horns at each intersection. Kept me up from 2:45 am to 5:30 am the first night. Only once the second night (at 2:45 am)...couldn't get back to sleep in anticipation of more. i understand... More 

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Rapid City on business. The not so good: The rooms are small, and so are the bathrooms. The shower had good pressure but standing in it was a challenge as the tub is old and slanted on the sides. No bathmat or wash cloths or cream. The heater is pretty ancient, though it does work. If you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visit, called ahead for room with a view. Saw one price on line but was quoted another was told i would get cheaper price. Arrived late waited on at first by new employee, then checked in by mgr. Given parking pass for garage a block away and was verbally told to part wherever. Got fabulous dinner and drinks,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found my allocated roo to be very small and the bathroom to be easily the smallest I have Ever Been In Then. Friendly front desk staff then moved me to a Junior Suite and this was much more comfortable The bathroom was still reflective of an older property- inadequate vanity space The downtown location is excellent and the staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

G. Kolb "Great Hotel" --- We enjoyed our stay and Rhett was very professional, friendly and made us feel very welcome. It's a great hotel with lots of history and we recommend it to all. Room was very comfortable.

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Hartwell, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Hotel Alex Johnson on a whim. We drove to see Mount Rushmore and decided to stay a few nights. The hotel was top notch and we thoroughly enjoying the adjoining Starbucks. The room was nice but by far the smallest bathroom I've ever seen and the door would not lock. This wasn't an issue since we... More 

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Austin, Texas
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were greeted by courteous staff. Our rooms, on the 8th floor, were comfy and clean. No ghost sightings, but we enjoyed reading the Haunting Log. Rapid City is a delight. We enjoyed walking to excellent restaurants and shops. Best of all, there are sculptures all over town.

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Lonesome Dove
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is by far the coolest Hotel in town. Great staff and great service in a very unique and historic building. Do not stay if you do not enjoy the quirks of a historic property. It is really a cool place.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good hotel. Great Staff. Nell and Rhett are the best. The rooms we're clean and the location is ideal. The surroundings were happening and progressive. I would recommend to everyone. The restaurant across the street was excellent.

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