We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Thrifty Motor Inn

Save
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Rapid City
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

4 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 4: English reviews
Atlanta, Georgia
Level Contributor
125 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2013

A friend and I drove to Rapid City on a Friday night with no reservations and this was the only place we could find with a room under 150. I thought the price was super high for what we got, but I guess with other hotel prices being so high they can charge 88 for this place. We found the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Anna P
Smyrna, Tennessee
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2013

The name and the first impression could be misleading but this turned out to be a positive and rewarding stay. The room was big and with coffeemaker, fridge and micro. The staff is nice and welcoming, they also offer coffee and donuts in the morning. Conveniently located at walking distance from a commercial plaza and at half an hour from... More 

Helpful?
Thank Matt W
Level Contributor
12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2013 via mobile

I got snowed in and needed something fast and cheap. I stopped here first and was let in the room a few hours early. Big plus! My finances are awkward right now so in the end I had to use my limited cash but I understand. The room was standard but being stuck in town during a storm I could... More 

Helpful?
Thank HereForFunTimes
Walpole, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
87 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2012

This little place across from Wal-Mart and Golden Corral is inexpensive, friendly, and about what you'd expect! But I'm saying that's a good thing! If you're just passing through town or on a tight budget, it'll do! The owners are very nice, the cleaning staff is friendly. It's conveniently located near I-90, half a mile from the mall...the rooms are... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank William C

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Amenities

About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning

Additional Information about Thrifty Motor Inn

Address: 1303 N Lacrosse St, Rapid City, SD 57701-6956
Region: United States > South Dakota > Rapid City
Amenities:
Wheelchair access

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Thrifty Motor Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?