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“Worlds better than my expectations” 4 of 5 stars
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Howard Johnson Inn & Suites
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   950 North Street, Rapid City, SD 57701   |  
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Ranked #11 of 52 Hotels in Rapid City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Jefferson, NY
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“Worlds better than my expectations”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

My family and I stayed here for a week over the Christmas holiday. I had expected an average room and hotel. However, this hotel is was wonderfull. The entire hotel, including our rooms were impeccably clean, spacious , quiet and comfortable. The continental breakfast every morning was similar to other hotels in this pricepoint, but the big difference here was that they offered more variety. Every staff member we encountered was friendly,helpful and efficient. My family travels alot throughout the year, and I would rate this as one of the better places we have stayed in the U.S.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Michelle A, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn & Suites, responded to this review, January 7, 2013
Thank ;You for your review. I am so pleased to hear we exceeded your expectations and that you had a wonderful stay. We look forward to seeing you again should you return to Rapid City.
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Buffalo, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

We stayed at the hotel over the new years holiday. It was an amazing value. The room was very nice and clean. The walls are thick. We heard some noice but not alot. Pool area was great, especially with the two hot tubs. Central location to most activities. Staff very helpful. The breakfast was okay. They did well at keeping it stocked. It does end at 900 so there was a rush.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Michelle A, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn & Suites, responded to this review, January 4, 2013
Thank You for taking the time to share your experience. I'm very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope to have you with us again should you return to Rapid City.
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Provo, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

Rooms were very nice. Sometimes HoJo's are not the best but this place was great friendly and clean and affordable. Its nice to stay somewhere that the room is worth the price. Breakfast was quick and easy and the rooms were easy to get to. Slept good even thought the place was pretty busy.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Michelle A, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn & Suites, responded to this review, December 17, 2012
Thank You for your review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay. I look forwaard to having you with us again should you find yourself in Rapid City.
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Mequon, Wisconsin
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

My wife and I found this Howard Johnson's to be one of the best value hotels we stayed at recently. The room quality was what we would expect from a much higher priced accommodation. They had a nice breakfast and the staff was helpful. We look forward to staying here again.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Michelle A, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn & Suites, responded to this review, December 17, 2012
Thank You for your review. It's always great to hear that someone has enjoyed their time with us and that we not only met, but exceeded their expectations. We look forward to having you with us again.
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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Inn & Suites

Address: 950 North Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
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Location: United States > South Dakota > Rapid City
Amenities:
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 ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Rapid City
#7 Romantic Hotel in Rapid City
#11 Family Hotel in Rapid City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Howard Johnson Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 97
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Howard Johnson in Rapid City, South Dakota, constructed in 2002, is family-owned and features 97 oversized guest rooms including 32 suites and nearly 2,000 square feet of meeting space. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
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