Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites

601 E Main Street, Hill City, SD 57745-2002
Phone: +1 605-574-2577   |   Fax: 605/574-4719   |   87 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to the Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites, a family owned and operated hotel located in the heart of Hill City, South Dakota. This Hill City hotel offers convenient access to many area activities including sightseeing, hiking and biking on Michelson Trail, horseback riding, rock climbing, fishing, boating and golf at Custer's Golf Course.

Stay at this three diamond hotel in Hill City, South Dakota. Hotel located minutes from Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park and Crazy Horse Memorial. View the floor plans our large two room family and other suites under room and amenity tab. Now offering free full hot breakfast in new breakfast room! Included with all rooms and suites.

The Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites offers beautiful, spaciously-appointed guest rooms and suites, each complete with new Beautyrest® mattresses, cable satellite television and wireless high-speed Internet access. Guests will enjoy dining at the hotel's full-service restaurant. Additional amenities at this South Dakota hotel include both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, hot tub, fitness center, business services and meeting facilities. The hotel is 100% non-smoking and is the recipient of the South Dakota Great Service Award. Pets are welcome for a small fee.

Guests staying at the Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites will have easy access to the Black Hills Central Railroad, Bear Country USA, the Jewel Cave National Monument, the Wild Horse Sanctuary and Rushmore Cave. The hotel is also close to local events such as the Crazy Horse VolksMarch and the Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup.

For superior customer service and a convenient location in Hill City, South Dakota, make a reservation at the Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites! Enjoy your stay.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Exercise facilities
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Exercise facility open from 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Hot tub Hot tub available in pool room
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Indoor pool Heated
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee, and hot items
  • Outdoor pool Heated with sundeck
  • Safe deposit box
  • Fishing
  • Horseback riding
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Free parking available
  • Fax services Additional charge to receive faxes at 10 cents per copy
  • Fax machine
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Coffee shop serves coffee and espresso drinks along with delicious desserts
  • Gift shop or newsstand Jackets & Jewels Boutique features Keren Hart, and Michael Tyler clothing. We have an assortment of handbags and fashion jewelry.
  • Ice/vending machines Pop and snack machine are located on our first floor in Building B near the guest laundry. Ice machines on each floor in Building B. Building C has pop machine and ice machine on first floor laundry room.
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Interior/exterior corridor
  • Multilingual staff Spanish, Honduran and Filipino
  • Guest laundry available, nominal fee
  • Laundromat front desk can provide quarters for machines. We also have laundry soap and fabric softener for sale.
  • Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center Guest computer and printer available for guests in our lobby. Front desk can fax any documents needing to be sent out.
  • Photocopy machine
  • Air-conditioning
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking Please let staff know
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Garden area
  • Trail bike rentals

Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites

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Conveniently located, the best western golden spike inn & suites in Hill City, South Dakota is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 43.934745  /  Latitude: -103.565375


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From: all directions. The Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites is located 13 miles north of Mount Rushmore.

Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Black Hills Central Railroad 1880 Train

Black Hills Central Railroad

Black Hills Central Railroad

Reopened in 1957, the Black Hills Central Railroad 1880 Train is a refurbished vintage steam engine, now offering a fun way to see the beautiful Black Hills region of South Dakota.

Step aboard the vintage steam train for a scenic two hour ride between Hill City and Keystone.

Pick up a delicious snack or meal from the High-Liner Snack Shoppe to enjoy along the journey.

Be sure to stroll through the South Dakota Railroad Museum, next to the depot in Hill City, to see the railroad memorabilia from 1872 and interactive exhibits. 

Custer State Park

Custer State Park

Custer State Park

Totaling more than 71,000 acres, Custer State Park is the largest state park in South Dakota.

Set in the Black Hills of western South Dakota, Custer State Park is a popular destination for travelers, yielding tremendous of fun any time of year.

Spring and summer are great for hiking and mountain biking, while the fall and winter open up great skiing and cross-country skiing opportunities.

Visit from nearby Custer, or Keystone – home to the Mt. Rushmore National Monument.

Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Mount Rushmore National Monument

Mount Rushmore National Monument

Started in 1927 and completed in 1939, Mount Rushmore National Memorial is one of the most iconic sights in the United States.

Found in the city of Keystone, the memorial is a tourism staple and a must-see for visitors of the Badlands of South Dakota.

Sitting nearly 6,000 feet above sea level, the sculpture depicts former United States presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln.

Carefully carved into the granite mountainside, each sculpture is roughly 60-feet tall and is easily visible from the highway.

Visitors are invited to stop at the visitor center, Lincoln Borglum Museum, or trek the Presidential Trail to learn more about this incredible memorial piece of American scenery.

The Journey Museum & Gardens

Opened in 1997, the Journey Museum and Gardens in Rapid City strives to preserve the heritage of the Black Hills region. The museum presents the 2.5 billion-year-old history of the region through its four prehistoric and variety of historic collections.

Featured exhibits include the Geology Paleontology, Archaeology, Into the Cosmos, and Minnilusa Pioneer collections. Moreover, don't miss the Western Native Gardens and the traditional Sioux arts in the beautiful Duhamel Collection of Native American Artifacts.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.50 mile(s) from Black Hills Central Railroad
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Downtown Hill City, with a variety of unique gift shops, art galleries and restaurants
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Black Hills Institute of
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Wade's Gold Mill
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Wineries, Prairie Berry, Get Naked and Stone Faces Wineries
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Bear Country U.S.A.
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Reptile Gardens
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Old MacDonald's Farm
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Ft. Hayes Chuckwagon, Supper and Show
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Keystone
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Parade of Presidents Wax
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Rushmore Borglum Story
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Thunder Gold Mine
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Rushmore Cave
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Jewel Cave, National Mounment
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Hot Springs
  • 45.00 mile(s) from The Mammoth Site
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Evans Plunge
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Wild Horse Sanctuary
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Wind Cave National Park
  • 55.00 mile(s) from Sturgis, Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Spearfish, D. C. Booth Fish Hatchery, Spearfish Canyon and golfing
  • 80.00 mile(s) from Badlands National Park
  • 110 mile(s) from Devil's Tower in Wyoming
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Hill City Harley Davidson
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Art Galleries, John Crane and Ben West Art Galleries
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Granite Sports
  • 0.50 mile(s) from boutiques, Hill City has a variety of unique and special boutiques to fill your shopping needs
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Praire Berry Winery
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Rushmore Mall

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Fishing
  • 0.01 mile(s) from Mickelson Trail, a hiking and biking trail
  • 3.00 mile(s) from horseback riding
  • 5.00 mile(s) from boating and lake swimming
  • 13.00 mile(s) from Custer, 9-hole golf course, Flintstone's Bedrock City, Western Woodcarvings, gift shops and restaurants

Nearby Restaurants

  • Golden Spike Restaurant, on premises, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, offers a very extensive menu featuring certified Angus Beef, Mexican menu senior menu or something from the Little Conductor's Menu. Our espresso/dessert counter is here to tempt your tummy with desserts and espresso before or after your dining experience. It serves Seattle's Best coffee and espresso drinks, Cheesecake Factory cheesecake and Wells Blue Bunny ice cream. Open mid May until mid October.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Alpine Inn, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Slate Creek, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner

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