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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Rapid City, SD

Country Inn & Suites, Rapid City, South Dakota hotel exterior
Lobby in Rapid City with a fireplace and a library
Country Inn & Suites, Rapid City hotel pool with water slide
Pool area with a whirlpool tub in Rapid City, SD
Spacious room at the Country Inn & Suites, Rapid City


Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Rapid City, SD
2321 North Lacrosse Street
Rapid City , SD 57702


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  • • Free Breakfast
  • • High-speed Internet
  • • Indoor Pool
  • • Fitness Center
  • • Suites
  • • Pets Allowed
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Affordable Comfort near Rapid City Regional Airport
Conveniently situated off I-90, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Rapid City, SD is beside Rushmore Mall and just a couple of miles from downtown, where you’ll find family attractions like the Journey Museum and Dinosaur Park. Guests flying in to see Mount Rushmore or Badlands National Park are only 20 minutes from the Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP). In addition to a beautiful location by the Black Hills, our hotel offers inviting amenities like free breakfast and books from our Read It & Return Lending LibrarySM. We’ve got two whirlpool tubs and a fitness center perfect for stress relief, and our business center allows corporate guests to work on projects with computer and copier services.

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Hotel Amenities & Services
There’s plenty to do outside the hotel, but only if you can tear the kids away from our pool and fun waterslide. If not, just enjoy watching them play while you relax in one of our whirlpool tubs. Hotel amenities include:

  • Complimentary, Hot Breakfast
  • Indoor Pool with 100-Foot Waterslide
  • Whirlpool Tubs
  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center

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Our Rooms & Suites
Enjoy lots of space for the whole family, including your four-legged family members, in our large rooms and suites. Standard highlights include:

  • Free High-Speed Internet Access
  • Refrigerator and Microwave
  • Coffeemaker and Complimentary Coffee
  • Cable TV
  • Pet-Friendly Rooms

For a little bit of romance, reserve our Whirlpool Suite with a king bed and a whirlpool tub.

Where to Eat While You’re Here
It’s always a good morning with our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. Fill your plate with tasty selections such as cinnamon rolls, fresh fruit and homemade Belgian waffles. Steaks and burgers are just around the corner at TGI Fridays® restaurant and Outback Steakhouse, or you can create your own delicious stir-fry at Mongolian Grill. A number of nearby restaurants provide options for lunch and dinner.

Things to Do Around Rapid City
Take a trolley tour through Rapid City, which makes stops at Storybook Island Children’s Park and Sioux Park Formal Gardens. You also won’t want to miss these favorites during your stay:

Mount Rushmore National Memorial – Visit this famous landmark 27 miles from the hotel. Along with the mountain profiles of four notable presidents, the park features a museum, theaters, bookstores, and historical information about Gutzon Borglum and others responsible for the astounding mountain carving. Admission is free, but there is a fee for parking.

The Journey Museum and Learning Center – We’re just a couple miles from the place where learning and playing come together. This educational forum explores the heritage and environment of the Black Hills region. Participate in experiments, crafts and activities designed for ages five to 105!

Bear Country U.S.A. – Head 13 miles to the Black Hills of South Dakota and experience up-close encounters with reindeer, elk and even full-grown bears. During this three-mile excursion, you and your family will get to see 20 species of animals in large natural exhibits from the comfort of your vehicle. For an extra dose of cuteness, visit the smaller and younger animals in the Babyland area.

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100% Non-Smoking Facility