Renovated Upscale Rapid City Hotel Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites in Rapid City SD. Our prime I-90 location makes us easily accessible and our renovated guest rooms and public areas are sure to please guests traveling with different agendas. Situated 12 miles from the Rapid City Regional Airport seconds from Rushmore Mall and 2 miles from downtown our hotel is ideal for travelers. Nature enthusiasts appreciate our location near Mt. Rushmore Custer State Park Badlands National Park and Wind Cave National Park. The SD Air & Space Museum Bear Country Museum of Geology Reptile Gardens and Storybook Island are also close to our hotel. After touring the area kids can have a great time in the water feature in our pool while you relax in our hot tub. For those staying awhile make use of our guest laundry. Business guests love our proximity to local companies such as the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Rapid City Regional Health Ellsworth AFB and SD School of Mines and Technology. Our business center offers fax/copy services and free Internet. It's hard to find hotels near Mt. Rushmore with the same contemporary comforts and a reputable name like ours. With amenities like free hot breakfast fast Internet a pool fitness center and guest laundry you will have all the amenities you need. Stay Smart at our hotel a perfect vacation destination!