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Sheridan, Wyoming
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Good breakfast, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, fruit. Pool was still open, but did not have a chance to use the pool. Rooms were nice. No elevator and carpet in the hallways should be updated. This property had the best rates for Rapid City for the Labor Day weekend.

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Eric S, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear 24tennis2015, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am so glad that you were able to stay with and that you found our hotel comfortable and affordable. We do have an elevator and I am so sorry that front desk staff failed to point that out to you. I have already addressed that at our...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place clean, quite an comfortable,very good breakfast in the mornings, staff was helpful an courteous I would highly recommend this property to any one you will not be disappointed

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Eric S, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ed K, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel. We truly appreciate your feedback, and I will be sure to pass your kind words along to our staff. Sincerely, Eric Seljeskog

Corsicana
Reviewed 17 November 2016

I very seldom book at this kind of hotel for in the past I have not had very good endings, but tonight was a delightful surprise. This one was very clean, had an elevator, bed was very comfortable. This was one that was upscale compared to others of this kind and best was the breakfast, wide variety and very fresh...

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Eric S, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear Frank G, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay and that we were able to exceed your expectations. I will be sure to pass your kind words along to our staff. Safe Travels, Eric Seljeskog

philippines
Reviewed 8 November 2016

My family and I stayed here for a few nights when we visited South Dakota (Rapid City, Badlands, Mt. Rushmore). The room was comfortable and clean. The room and the hallways are well-lit. There is a microwave oven (but no electric kettle) in the room. There is a swimming pool near the dining area. The breakfast was good and staff...

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Eric S, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear 1step_1kmilejourney, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay, but wish we could have done a better job to exceed your expectations. If there is anything we can do to make future stays more comfortable, please don't hesitate to let us know. Sincerely, Eric Seljeskog

Hawaii
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Stay away from this hotel if you have pet allergies. We had booked a room here for 3 nights. We knew that the hotel was "pet friendly" from it's website, but little did we know that there was a dog show in Rapid City and the hotel would allow dogs to outnumber guests in its establishment. The first night, my...

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Eric S, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear Joe_Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We take all comments and suggestions to heart and will consider them with our options for next years dog show. I am sorry that we were not able to exceed your expectations and hope that you understand that this type of pet traffic is not the...

denver
Reviewed 23 October 2016

For a budget hotel you can't go wrong staying here. The rooms were clean and super quiet (not always the case at budget hotels), the staff were helpful, the breakfast was way beyond continental, and the hotel is very close to restaurants and shopping. Whenever we visit family in Rapid City we will be sure to stay her. You get...

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Eric S, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear nonnygirl, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again. Thank You, Eric Seljeskog

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is not my first time to stay here. I keep coming back because the rooms are great, price is right, and there is truck parking. Staff is always excellent. After a long day of driving, not having to worry about having a room, shower, and a comfortable bed is a big plus. There's also lots of places to eat...

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Eric S, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear Erik S, First off let me say; great name! Secondly, thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am so glad that you enjoy staying with us. If there is ever anything else we can do to improve your time with us, don't hesitate to ask. Sincerely, Eric Seljeskog (a.k.a. Eric S)

Letcher
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stayed on Saturday, October 8, 2016. A good night's sleep is a must so was pleased that our bed and pillows were very comfortable. We also enjoyed the morning breakfast as there was plenty of fresh fruit.

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Eric S, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear Carla A, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am so glad that you found the beds comfy and were able to get a good night's rest. We truly appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you again if you travel plans should ever bring you back to the area. Sincerely, Eric Seljeskog

Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Looks nice from the outside but on arrival in the lobby I though im not sure I like this hotel, very dated and dull, the room looked ok but for me I like to see nice white sheets these were grey and looked very old there was dust on the top of the microwave, no iron or ironing board, we...

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Eric S, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear Christine G, I am so sorry that your stay with us was not exceptional. I have addressed this issue with our housekeeping staff and, as you know, our general manager has contacted you to apologize and resolve any outstanding problems. Our goal is 100% customer satisfaction and, as you can see from the majority of our reviews, your stay...

Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I was a little concerned about this place, but found it to be a nice place to stay. The room was pretty clean; I felt the hallways were a little confusing and dingy, but that wouldn't be enough for me not to book there again. The staff was very friendly; we arrived a little early and they let us in...

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Eric S, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear kjones406, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and provide us with your feedback. We are currently looking at new and updated signage for the property and hope to have it replaced by next spring. Otherwise, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and will be sure to pass your kind words along to our...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Americas Best Value Inn Rapid City, located on the eastern slopes of the world famous Black Hills in western South Dakota. Our Rapid City hotel is close to a variety of scenic outdoor landscapes and attractions such as Journey Museum, Reptile Gardens, Haines Ave Casino, and Dinosaur Park. We are also near National American University, South Dakota State University, and Oglala Lakota College. Famous local attractions include Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Mountain Memorial, Mammoth Site, Black Hills National Forest, and Spearfish Canyon. Taco John's, IHOP Restaurant, and Hardee's Restaurant are only a few of the restaurants located within half a mile of our hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Americas Best Value Inn

Address: 620 Howard St, Rapid City, SD 57701-0482
Region: United States > South Dakota > Rapid City
Price Range: $70 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 97
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Also Known As:
Americas Best Value Hotel Rapid City
Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in Rapid City
#13 Family Hotel in Rapid City
#14 Business Hotel in Rapid City
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“Might want to book a second floor room away from exit doors. That could be an issue if you want to have a quiet night sleep.”
thndr9285, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Smoking rooms avail”
jackfritz2017, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“second floor Hotel has a elevator , I believe all rooms are quiet.”
jimmylouannwanner70, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Indoor pool”
657frankg, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“l always like the top floor and would ask for a room on the North side”
kjones406, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
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