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Americas Best Value Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   620 Howard St, Rapid City, SD 57701
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Ranked #14 of 52 hotels in Rapid City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Traveler5297 Omaha, Nebraska
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Omaha, Nebraska
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We wanted a nice, inexpensive hotel for our quick trip and this one worked great! The front desk staff were very friendly and quick. The location was literally right off the interstate, making it quick to get to all the surrounding sights. The bed was comfortable, we had a mini-fridge and microwave, and the room seemed pretty clean. Pool area... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel was a gem in the world of more over priced hotels in Rapid city! Very clean, updated rooms, amazing staff that was attenative to all of my needs! Building and parking lot seemed very safe and secure as well. Breakfast had a great selection, and plenty of room for seating. Will return to this hotel!

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Martinsville, Indiana
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The front desk (Heather & Shannon) were awesome. They went above and beyond to make our stay an enjoyable one. The location was great for all the activities we ventured out on while in Rapid City. The breakfast staff did a nice job keeping the food well stocked. Our kids enjoyed the pool and pool toys they had on hand.... More

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Lyons, Kansas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the front desk staff is extremely helpful and the rooms are awesome. very clean and very nice. Thanks for everything Reeva. Summer, and all the staff in general. Made the trip alot better knowing that the hotel staff will go out of their way to accommodate.

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Hibbing, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked five nights at this hotel in June based on the good Trip Advisor reviews. It was an okay stay other than some confusion about moving our luggage from a temporary room on the first night to the room we would have for the next four nights. Per the instruction of the lady at the front desk when I... More

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Melbourne, Florida, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is right off the interstate and convenient to so many restaurants and attractions in the area. Room was quiet. Breakfast was adequate and the staff did a good job keeping plenty of food items available even with so many tour bus patrons staying there.

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Eric S, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sandra S, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Your honest feedback is very helpful to future guests. Safe Travels, Eric Seljeskog More

Lakemoor, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at this hotel for ten days while visiting the Black Hills, and we both enjoyed our stay very much! The staff and management is friendly, and are also very accommodating. We will definitely be staying at this hotel again when we return to the Black Hills next year! :)

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Eric S, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear Dustin S, We appreciate your feedback and are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and your visit to the Black Hills. We look forward to seeing you next year. Happy Honeymoon, Eric Seljeskog More

Jupiter, Florida, United States
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The area has expensive lodging because of Mount Rushmore (I'd presume) and this was expensive, but more economical than most. It's fairly well-maintained and the people at the front are very friendly and helpful. I wouldn't say there's anything luxurious, but it's clean and more than sufficient which is all it pretends to be. The continental breakfast is pretty good.... More

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Eric S, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Nupester, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. As you stated we don't pretend to be a luxury brand, after all we have "Value" right in our name. Rapid City and the Black Hills are a very popular tourist destination during the summer months and the increased demand tends to drive prices up. We try to maintain... More

New York City, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is close to the highway, it has some restaurant around. The area and the parking lot is safe Staff is friendly Rooms are small and relatively clean ( the carpet had a big stain .......) The mattress is not the most comfortable....... But the beddings were clean.

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Eric S, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Doloka, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I apologize for the stain in the carpet. We are in the slow process of updating the flooring in many of our rooms. We have moved that room to the top of the priority list. Thank you for the feedback. Eric Seljeskog More

Wellington, New Zealand
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48 reviews 48 reviews
6 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Pleasant and value for money stay. If you're expecting an amazing hotel, then this is not the place for you; it's what you'd expect from small town USA. Service was good and breakfast was ok, had a decent selection. Overall good value for money. Beware of room keys not working of you don't keep them in the pouch as they... More

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Eric S, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear SarahU81, Welcome to the U.S. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and truly hope you enjoy your entire visit to the United States. Safe Travels, Eric Seljeskog More

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Address: 620 Howard St, Rapid City, SD 57701
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Location: United States > South Dakota > Rapid City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn 2*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#7 Business Hotel in Rapid City #13 Romantic Hotel in Rapid City
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Welcome to Americas Best Value Inn Rapid City, located on the eastern slopes of the world famous Black Hills in western South Dakota. Our Rapid City hotel is close to a variety of scenic outdoor landscapes and attractions such as Journey Museum, Reptile Gardens, Haines Ave Casino, and Dinosaur Park. We are also near National American University, South Dakota State University, and Oglala Lakota College. Famous local attractions include Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Mountain Memorial, Mammoth Site, Black Hills National Forest, and Spearfish Canyon. Taco John's, IHOP Restaurant, and Hardee's Restaurant are only a few of the restaurants located within half a mile of our hotel. ... more   less 
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