Hotel Alex Johnson

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Hotel Alex Johnson Rapid City, Curio Collection by Hilton combines an ideal downtown location with a historic setting, providing guests with a unique experience. The hotel has played host over the years to presidents, countless celebrities, and a few spirits of its own. Built in 1928 by Alex Johnson, vice president of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad, who dreamed of building a tribute to the Native Americans and the breathtaking Black Hills of South Dakota. The building blends the spirit of the Plains Indians with Germanic Tudor architecture, representing the German immigration to the region. The handcrafted décor reminds guests of a bygone era, while the amenities and services provide modern comfort and charm.
Image of Guestroom Interior, Hotel Alex Johnson in Rapid City, South Dakota, 1928, Member of Historic Hotels of America, Location Map

Location Map

Take a day to explore Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Badlands National Park, and the surrounding Black Hills National Forest.

Image of Hotel Exterior, Hotel Alex Johnson in Rapid City, South Dakota, 1928, Member of Historic Hotels of America, Discover

Discover

Discover the unique blend of Germanic Tudor-style architecture and Native American design and décor.

Image of Hotel Lobby, Hotel Alex Johnson in Rapid City, South Dakota, 1928, Member of Historic Hotels of America, Explore

Explore

Explore the iconic Mount Rushmore National Memorial in Keystone.

Image of Yesterday's Ballroom, Hotel Alex Johnson in Rapid City, South Dakota, 1928, Member of Historic Hotels of America, Experience

Experience

Experience the gold rush town of Deadwood.

Image of Paddy O'Neill's Irish Pub, Hotel Alex Johnson in Rapid City, South Dakota, 1928, Member of Historic Hotels of America, Taste

Taste

Taste the South Dakota classic dish called chislic.

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