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Reviewed 28 August 2016

We stupidly decided not to book ahead. When we drove into Rapid City, all the motels on the strip were either booked or way over-priced or both. One kindly hotel clerk recommended and phoned ahead for us to the Gold Star Motel. It was fine. There was ripped anti-bed bug covering on the mattress, but no sign of bugs at...

Thank Lynnsie
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We were delighted to find this very nice motel offering very reasonable rates with clean rooms and exceptional customer service. We were treated with respect and staff were very courteous, gracious, professional, and always accommodated our request for our preferred room. The owner always bakes wonderful cakes which are waiting for us when we arrive and depart the next morning....

Thank eliza7877
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Trying to find a motel in the middle of the night was getting frustrating so I decided to look up motels in Rapid City well I came upon The Gold Star Motel so I called for vacancys for the next two nights the older gentleman that runs it was extremely helpful polite and welcoming! First the rooms are bigger compared...

1Thank Stephanie Benja... B
543deb, Owner at Gold Star Motel, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay thank you so much

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 12 September 2015

I was having a very hard time finding a place for me and my mum to stay...either they were full or closed because it was too late (around...9 pm I think?) we stumbled across this place. It was amazing! Clean rooms, spacious, comfortable beds...it was perfect. Brenda Tillery, the owner was lovely, too. Very kind and helpful. This place is...

1Thank Tselmende
Madison Heights, Michigan
Reviewed 25 August 2015

I was bale to get a room at the gold star on a days notice. I was told that I would be glad I stayed here as opposed to staying at the western thrifty. The room was spacious. It is located very close to restaurants and stores.

1Thank cbo1870
Reviewed 10 August 2015

I stayed two nights at the Gold Star Motel and was very impressed with the cleanliness of the rooms as well as the comfort. For the price, it is a gem. It's just off a main road, but is quiet. The beds are comfortable. They had cinnamon rolls and orange juice in the morning. The one thing that I would...

2Thank MichiganTraveler40
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Very nice size room, staff helpful, clean, quiet and safe. Flat screen TV, coffee maker, microwave, refrig..... all really good. Bed comfortable, good Internet connection, coffee and donuts in the morning, nothing fancy but good Very reasonable rates given what you we're getting. And you can reach ALL of the tourist spots with a 20 minute to 1 hour drive....

Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 28 June 2015

I was very impressed with this motel. The managers and staff were all very friendly and extremely helpful. The rooms are spacious, clean, and the price can't be beat. I would have no hesitation recommending this place to anyone staying in Rapid City.

1Thank zappafanjen
Rapid City, South Dakota
Reviewed 21 June 2015

My family of 7 were in Rapid City for the evening and trying to find a hotel that would sleep us all for less than $300. We got super lucky and found this place. It was well within our budget (1/2 the prices of the competitors) and the beds were more comfortable than rooms three times the price. We will...

1Thank Chad S
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Was a bit weary of going into this place as it seemed a bit cheap and I thought of here we go with just another lowlife grotty American motel but I was totally wrong as it is well managed,clean and all round okay. Rooms are functional and comfortable and have free internet which works. It is well located near town...

1Thank Mozzroom

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
26 Unit motel, queen and king beds, handicapped rooms available. Within walking distance of 12 restaurants. Free WiFi, cable, in room coffee makers, microwaves and refrigerators in some units. 30 Minutes from Mt Rushmore, Crazy Horse. Continental Breakfast ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gold Star Motel

Address: 801 E North St, Rapid City, SD 57701-1647
Region: United States > South Dakota > Rapid City
Price Range: £36 - £79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Rapid City
#11 Family Hotel in Rapid City
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“there is no elevator to the second floor but the stairs are wide and have a good landing”
 of 5 bubbles Lynnsie, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs corner rooms are nice.”
 of 5 bubbles eliza7877, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Dont judge a place unless you try it out”
 of 5 bubbles stephaniebenjaminb, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a hair dryer when you check into the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles MichiganTraveler40, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms on the 1st floor have their own door! YAY!”
 of 5 bubbles 741vickig, 16 May 2014 | Read review
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