Hotel Alex Johnson

This historic icon in downtown Rapid City remains the ideal place to stay.

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The Alex Johnson Hotel is a landmark property in the state of South Dakota’s, with it’s German-Tudor-inspired architecture and Native American motifs. Since its opening in 1928, it’s hosted several presidents, celebrities and even, it is said, a few ghosts. The hotel is a member of the Curio Collection by Hilton, and combines modern amenities with historical charm.

Each room features unique décor, with handcrafted furniture, original artwork and cosy beds. Depending on the accommodation, some rooms also have a fireplace, a whirlpool tub, or a balcony with a view of the city or the Black Hills.

One of the highlights of this hotel is its Vertex Sky Bar, located on the top two floors. Here, you can enjoy panoramic views, live music and craft cocktails daily. The Alex Johnson Hotel also has a pub, a coffee shop and a restaurant on site for your convenience during your stay.


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Joshua Salter - Travel Expert

Joshua has been travelling to the USA since childhood, visiting his father and four siblings on the west coast. He is fortunate to have travelled to 42 of the 50 US states, and hopes to complete the set by his next big birthday.

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Mallika’s love for North America first began when she attended an American boarding school as a teenager. Her mother’s side of the family lived in the USA, so she enjoyed frequent trips across many states.

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Ben Line is the Head of Sales at Journeyscape and our sister brand Journey Latin America, having lived abroad and travelled extensively over the years.

Dominique Kotsias - Product Manager

Dominique caught the North America travel bug when she was in her late teens and has travelled extensively throughout the USA and Canada, particularly drawn to the countries' outstanding natural beauty and wildlife. With over 10 years of product and marketing experience in North America, Dominique’s passion for the destination is infectious.

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