Keystone is considered by many to be the gateway to the Black
Hills region of South Dakota. It's located just a few miles from South
Dakota attractions such as Mount
State Park, and Crazy
Horse Memorial. Keystone's convenient location on Interstate 90 also makes
it easy to explore other cities in South Dakota, such as Rapid
City. There are several types of Keystone accommodations available, including
family-friendly hotels, cabins,
resorts, and inexpensive
Keystone motels. Many Keystone hotels are within walking distance of the shops
and restaurants of downtown Keystone.
One option for cheap Keystone lodging is the Keystone Boardwalk Inn. Located just two miles from Mount Rushmore and twenty miles from Rapid City, this comfortable hotel offers spacious rooms for tourists at reasonable prices. The 33 large guest rooms are equipped with one king-size or two queen-size beds, as well as cable TV. For larger groups, a suite with two queen-size beds, a sofa bed, a microwave, and a refrigerator is also available. Rollaway beds and cribs are available upon request. Each morning, the Keystone Boardwalk Inn serves a complimentary continental breakfast. If you're traveling with your dog, the hotel also has a limited number of rooms where dogs are allowed.
If you're looking for cheap Keystone motels, you'll find the best selection along Interstate 90. One example of cheap Keystone lodging close to I-90 is the Rushmore View Inn. The family-oriented hotel is decorated with rustic pine-log furniture and country-themed artwork. The hotel's onsite restaurant serves home-cooked meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The hotel is an easy walk from the shopping and attractions of downtown Keystone, such as the historic Black Hills 1880 train. The main highlight of staying at the Rushmore View Inn is the clear view of Mount Rushmore that can be seen through most guest room windows.
If you're looking for mid-price Keystone hotels near Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial, the Rushmore Express and Suites is an excellent choice for Keystone accommodations. Guests can choose between standard rooms with comfortable log furniture or spacious suites complete with a granite fireplace, an LCD TV, bedding with a high thread-count, a refrigerator, and a microwave. The hotel also has an indoor pool, a hot tub, and a workout facility. Rollaway beds and cribs are available upon request. The hotel is located just two miles from Mount Rushmore and is an easy drive to Black Hills attractions such as the Big Thunder Gold Mine and the Mammoth Site, a research facility where visitors can view fossils from the Ice Age and tour a paleontological dig site.
Although it's possible to find cheap Keystone lodging any time of year, visitors can save money on Keystone motels during the winter months when South Dakota sees fewer tourists. If you decide to visit Keystone during the summer, be prepared for larger crowds of people and more expensive rates on Keystone hotels.