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Fairfield Inn & Suites - Rapid City

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1314 N. Elk Vale Road, Rapid City, SD 57703
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Ranked #24 of 52 hotels in Rapid City
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Aurora, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed with three kids for three nights, but could not get the rollaway we requested. It was a good thing we traveled with an extra air mattress just in case! The water park is $15/day/person, and you have to pay for each day you use it. So, if you come in on one night and leave the next day,... More

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Coarsegold, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The was an average hotel, noisy,and rude staff. With all this, it was very pricey. Note to all there is a water slide complex attached to the hotel, and there are a lot of kids, including their parents with loud voices. As a gold elite member, I was very disappointed.

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fairfieldgm, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites - Rapid City, responded to this review

Coarsegold93614 Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We do have a lot of families that stay with us to enjoy the water park after a long day of touring the area and we do our very best to make sure that all of our guests have a good experience while they are staying with us. I... More

Slayton, Minnesota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there two days. The breakfast was great. The earlier the better because many people came down around 8am. There was a water park but we didn't use it. We ate in the hotel restaurant and it was very good.

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Lafayette, Colorado, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our 4 kids with us and this hotel is ideal for that. They used the water park before and after day trips every day. It wasn't crowded. Breakfast buffet another draw for kids, handled very efficiently even with a lot of families there. The rooms are a bit small, even the suite, but manageable. Management was excellent. Very... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall, this place was an average Fairfield Inn -- decent, nothing special. Very crowded breakfast. The room seemed a little old but it was clean and quiet. Price was more than I would usually spend on a Fairfield Inn but that is likely a function of its proximity to Mr. Rushmore in peak season. As much as it cost, I... More

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fairfieldgm, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites - Rapid City, responded to this review

krepki, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. I was very glad to hear that the front desk staff was helpful and cheerful during your stay. It is our goal to ensure that everyone that stays with us anytime of the year enjoys there stay. It does get very busy during breakfast time and for... More

Nashville, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Mom and I stayed on my Marriott points before our visit to Mt. Rushmore. I didn't realize it is connected to an indoor waterpark, which would be great for young families. For us, having SO many kids in the lobby for breakfast each morning was a little annoying (especially because the breakfast options were very kid focused) and because... More

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fairfieldgm, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites - Rapid City, responded to this review

Daisy326, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us. We try very hard to ensure that everyone that stays with us enjoys their experience whether they are here to enjoy the water park or to take in the sites or on a business trip. I apologize that the amount of people did not make... More

Fort Worth, Texas
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182 reviews 182 reviews
36 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used points here for a night while in the RC area...a ton of points that had to be based on 4th of July week demand, not for the hotel. First thing to know is that this is connected to a water park - if you have kids, this is fine, but if you're a couple with no kids or... More

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fairfieldgm, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites - Rapid City, responded to this review

R W, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I want to apologize for the room not being up to standards. I assure you I have addressed this with the housekeeping staff. Also this hotel was renovated to the exact specs per Marriott in 2013. It is a retro feel however the furniture and carpet, ect. have... More

Kingwood, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location. We didn't use the waterpark... The rooms were clean, but small and awkwardly set up. I was impressed that for as busy as it was they stayed on top of the food for breakfast (which is standard fare). We had a fourth floor room and had no sound issues.

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fairfieldgm, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites - Rapid City, responded to this review

bhkeller2001, Thank you for sharing your experiences on TripAdvisor. We strive to ensure that all of our guests are comfortable during their stay and I will be taking a look at the set up of our rooms to make sure that we utilize the space better in the future. Thanks again for the review. Chris Walker General Manager More

Dickinson, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a loyal Marriott customer, I tend to try to avoid Fairfield Inns because they are the "lowest on the Totem Pole" when it comes to the Marriott family. The Rapid City Fairfield Inn exceeded my expectations in virtually every category. The accommodations and room sizes were better than expected. The amenities, such as the snacks store and breakfast area... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a Marriott Rewards member I seek out Marriott properties almost exclusively. I travel extensively for my job and look forward to a relaxing evening after a hard day's work. I didn't find it at the only Marriott property in all of Rapid City, nor should you expect one either. While the Marriott app for the iPhone shows you the... More

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fairfieldgm, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites - Rapid City, responded to this review

y2kgts, Thank you for taking the time to review the Fairfield Inn & Suites. We do have a lot of families stay with us here to enjoy a relaxing night or two and to enjoy the water park. This does cause some noise as the kids are very excited to have fun in the water park however we do our... More

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Address: 1314 N. Elk Vale Road, Rapid City, SD 57703
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Location: United States > South Dakota > Rapid City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Fairfield Inn & Suites - Rapid City 3*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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The Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites can be found right off I-90 (Exit 59) in Rapid City, South Dakota. The property is home to WaTiki: the state's largest indoor park. With 30,000 square feet of slides, winding rivers and other water fun, it's no wonder why WaTiki continues to be a family favorite. The property's location is a comfortable distance from the area's major destinations, including Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Monument, Wind Cave National Park and more. ... more   less 
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