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Hotel Alex Johnson Rapid City, Curio Collection by Hilton

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Rapid City, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff was exceptional. The décor of the front lobby was original and unique. The bar was an old style Irish Pub where people like to have fun. The location was in the middle of downtown where you could shop all of the non traditional stores. It was a short (3 blocks to the Civic Center) and only a block...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

When booking, I remember looking at picture and thinking my husband would love the architecture of this hotel. Upon arrival, we received a warm greeting from the valet attendants. We checked in and were once again greeted by the friendly front desk personnel. Our room was a corner room that has been renovated. It was a little smaller than a...

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GMAlexJohnson, Front Office Manager at Hotel Alex Johnson Rapid City, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We love hearing that our guests enjoy their stay! I will definitely share your review with all our staff members, and I am sure the valet will be overjoyed that you thought so highly of them. I hope to see you again next time you are in the beautiful Black Hills. April Miller Front Office...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My worst Hilton stay. They are under serious construction that leaves them with a dirty lobby and elevator floors. Lack of overnight cleaning meant to me they didn't really care about keeping it up during construction. At 6:15am I was awakened by a large construction crane working 8 feet from my window, noisily dropping materials on the roof. No kitchen...

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Mitchell
Reviewed 1 week ago

The newly modeled rooms are very nice. Our only complaint with room #304 was that the bathroom exhaust fan was wired in with the light and was very loud and annoying. If they had been wired separately we could have turned it off when not showering.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although my room price was reasonable, my room was so small and Uncomfortable. No chair to sit in except the uncomfortable Desk chair. I hate sitting on the bed. Overall, i felt very cramped and felt i had no room to move around in. Their website stated spacious rooms, well that's a joke!! Ha! Also, They charge you $15 to...

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GMAlexJohnson, Manager at Hotel Alex Johnson Rapid City, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on Hotel Alex Johnson. It helps us see what we are doing right and where we can improve. I apologize for the inconveniences you experienced during your stay. As you mentioned, we do offer a valet service to offset the city’s parking situation. To alleviate further inconveniences, out front of the hotel is a 30...

Northern Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here a few years ago, and while that stay was fine, there was a definite improvement from the last stay. I really liked that I could pick my room using on-line check-in. I've been in most of the room styles, and I knew which one would work for us. Thank you for that! The cleaning staff were friendly...

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Rapid City, South Dakota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my son and his friends to stay over night and experience the "haunted" Hotel Alex Johnson. Despite the renovation and the tour not being in full force the boys were captivated by the story telling of employee, Andrew! He took them to the ballroom, with a ghost finder as a little treat. The boys managed to get some...

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Hurst, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stay away from this hotel - I was here several days and had setup a camera to monitor my room - on first night I found that a member of the cleaning crew went through my medicines. Additionally the AC/Heater ran all night making it difficult to sleep. i reported it and the maintenance guy said to adjust it until...

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GMAlexJohnson, Manager at Hotel Alex Johnson Rapid City, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

David, I appreciate you speaking on the phone with me today in regards to your stay. This situation is taken very serious and has been addressed. I am happy that you did find our front desk and valet staff to be hospitable and I sincerely appreciate you giving us another opportunity in the future to show you what a great...

Simla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay was perfect! The location is within walking distance of anything you might want. The staff members were extremely friendly and helpful. Even though this is an old hotel, it has been beautifully remodeled, and the rooms are nicely decorated. The shower and entire bathroom were great and extremely clean. We plan to stay here next time we come...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a find. Price is more than right, for starters. The lobby has been renovated to the original while the rooms are updated in every way. Great location for day trips to the Badlands, Mt. Rushmore, Black Hills, Crazy Horse monument and it's incredible collection of Native American artifacts, photographs, regalia. It's in a rejuvenated part of the city. Great...

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GMAlexJohnson, Manager at Hotel Alex Johnson Rapid City, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Thank you for such a phenomenal review of the Hotel Alex Johnson. Hotel Alex Johnson was built in 1927 and we are very proud to be registered with Historic Places of America. We do continue to modernize many aspects of the property to give our guests the amenities they deserve while keeping the historic charm intact. I am happy you...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Since 1928, the historic Hotel Alex Johnson has welcomed visitors from around the globe. Located at the heart of Downtown Rapid City, the Hotel Alex Johnson is an easy 25-minute drive from Mount Rushmore and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Hotel Alex Johnson includes 143 rooms and suites and houses the Vertex Sky Bar, Paddy O'Neills Irish Pub, Seattle's Best Coffee, Chubby Chipmunk Hand-Dipped Chocolates, AJ's Wicked Salon and the Alex Johnson Mercantile. The Hotel Alex Johnson Rapid City is now a part of the Curio Collection by Hilton and welcomes Hilton HHonors guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Alex Johnson Rapid City, Curio Collection by Hilton

Address: 523 6th St, Rapid City, SD 57701-2725 (Formerly The Hotel Alex Johnson, an Ascend Collection hotel)
Region: United States > South Dakota > Rapid City
Price Range: €61 - €233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alex Johnson Rapid City, Curio Collection by Hilton 3*
Number of rooms: 143
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#2 Spa Hotel in Rapid City
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#18 Family Hotel in Rapid City
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“To choose a good room, go somewhere else.”
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“Any room is fabulous!”
 of 5 bubbles suzettebbains, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid a room near the alley -- noisy with street cleaning and garbage trucks in the early morning. Otherwise, suit yourself.”
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