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About Our Luxury Boutique Hotel The Historic Alex Johnson is a luxury boutique hotel located in the heart of downtown Rapid City, within a safe walking distance from many specialty shops, local fare, pubs, and the Historic Elks Theatre. Built in 1928, construction on this piece of South Dakota history was begun the day before construction commenced on Mount Rushmore. Adding to the hotel's luxury is a superb lobby with baby grand piano and a spectacular new ballroom, You'll love our amenities! This South Dakota treasure has been brought into the 21st century with plush pillow top beds, 42" flat screen TVs, HD channels, and AM/FM radios with IPod docks, and luxury bath amenities. Check out our restaurants! We offer Starbucks Coffee, Paddy O'Neil's and the Vertex Sky Lounge. Paddy O'Neil's Irish Pub, named after the hotel's very first patron, boasts one of South Dakota's finest alcohol selections. Paddy's is a local favorite and known for its live music Thursday through Saturday evening. Starbucks Coffee features an extended menu for your coffee cravings early in the morning or late night sweets, as well as ample sitting areas with a large fireplace. On the top floor, enjoy the Vertex Sky Lounge, Rapid City's only rooftop bar that boasts breathtaking views of the Black Hills. Free access to the Vertex for guest is staying in the Chairman, Bridal, or Presidential suites. Relax at AJ's Wicked Salon and shop the Alex Mercantile AJ's Wicked Salon and Spa features hair styling, manicures, pedicures, and a variety of massages. Finally, spend a few hours in the Alex Johnson Mercantile, a gift shop for anyone who enjoys South Dakota History. You'll find that special souvenir for a loved one or that priceless piece of art you've been searching for. Located in Downtown Rapid City The Alex Johnson is walking distance from the best restaurants and nightlife in the city. Spend an afternoon browsing through the fashion boutiques, art galleries, and the specialty shops that surround the hotel and end the evening at the old fashioned Elks Theater just across the street. The Alex Johnson is history, comfort, luxury and convenience all rolled into one fantastic South Dakota stay. The Alex Johnson has a Complimentary Rapid City Airport Shuttle.


Business Services

Audio visual equipment, Business center, Computer, Copier, Desk, Direct dial phone number, Executive desk, Extended phone cord, Fax machine, Flip charts, Free CC access calls, Free local calls, Free toll free calls, Full business center, High speed internet connection, Incoming fax complimentary, Internet access, Large desk, Meeting/board rooms, Network/internet printing available, News stand, Newspaper, Notepads, Office supplies, Outgoing fax complimentary, Overhead projector, Overnight delivery/pickup, Pens, Post/parcel service, Printer, Scanner, Speaker phone, Telephone, Voicemail, Whiteboard, Wireless connectivity, Wireless internet connection

Property Amenities

24-hour front desk, Accessible facilities, Accessible parking, Air conditioning, Casino, Complimentary Hi-speed Internet, Complimentary in-room coffee or tea, Elevators, Motorcycle Friendly, Motorcycle Rags, Pet Friendly, Restaurant, Wedding services, Wheelchair accessible, Wireless Internet



Physical Location
523 6th Street
Rapid City, SD 57701

Written Cancellation Policy

Contact Alex Johnson at 605.342.1210 to modify reservation. Cancellations made within 48 hours of arrival, are nonrefundable.

Written Deposit Policy

Payment is due 48 hours prior to arrival and will be automatically charged to your credit card by the Alex Johnson

Check In

4 PM MT. A credit card is required at check-in to cover incidental charges. Property amenities are subject to change. Hotel photos representative only. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Check Out

11 AM MT.


Pets:$25.00 per night non refundable fee. A signed pet contract is required at check-in and your pet may not be left alone in the guestroom. Please contact the hotel directly to request one of our designated pet rooms.


STURGIS MOTORCYCLE RALLY DEPOSIT: This deposit policy is in effect only for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Equivalent of one nights rental is due at the time of booking and will be charged by Alex Johnson and is non refundable. A contract will need to be signed once reservation is made in order to guarantee rooms. Final payment due June 1st and will automatically be charged to your credit card by Alex Johnson. STURGIS MOTORCYCLE RALLY CANCELLATION: This cancellation policy is only in effect for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. If a reservation is cancelled June 1st or after, no refund is due.


Children 17 and under stay free.

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