The Grand Gateway Hotel listed as the most beautiful hotel in South Dakota

Architectural Digest names the Grand Gateway Hotel the most beautiful hotel in South Dakota

Surrounded by the picturesque wilderness landscape of Black Hills, this third-generation family-owned boutique hotel is the perfect venue for exploring everything from Mount Rushmore to the Crazy Horse Memorial. The cabin like feel gives each traveler an authentic look into the pride of South Dakota.
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History of the Grand Gateway Hotel

The hotel was built by Carl Lester in 1984 and was designed by Greg Lester. Connie Lester-Uhre purchased her three brothers interest in the hotel in 2001 and has worked alongside of her five sons and daughter in the hotel business for the last 17 years. It is now in the third generation ownership of the Restel Corporation that started back in 1970. The hotel has many unique features and a unique floor plan. It is an independent hotel and not confined to the restraints of the prototype franchised hotels. 
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Staying with the Grand Gateway Hotel just got sweeter

Staying with the Grand Gateway Hotel in Rapid City SD just got a little sweeter.  In partnership with the Mount Rushmore Taffy Shop in Keystone (located at the base of Mount Rushmore), the Grand Gateway Hotel has special taffy treats in your room upon arrival. And if you bring your four-legged canine family member with you, upon check-in we have a special treat for them, of course with Mom or Dad's permission. #grandgatewayhotel #visitrapidcity #hifromsd
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Cheer's Lounge, Best of the Black Hills

Cheer's Lounge is named as one of the Best Bar/Lounge in the Southern Black Hills for 2018.  

1st Buglin Bull Restaurant & Sports Bar (Custer)

2nd Cheers (Rapid City)

3rd The Basement (Rapid City)
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