Sturgis is a west-central city in South Dakota, located about 30 miles from Rapid City. It’s become known as “Motorcycle City USA” because it hosts the famous Sturgis Motorcycle Rally each year, an event that attracted almost 500,000 visitors in 2010. The city is just 14 miles from Deadwood, just outside of Bear Butte State Park, and about 53 miles from Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills National Forest. All rates noted for cheap Sturgis motels are as of January 2011.
The Super 8 in Sturgis is 10 miles from the casinos in Deadwood, 15 miles from Spearfish Canyon, and 55 miles from Mount Rushmore. Here, you can enjoy high-speed wireless Internet and cable television in each guest room, along with a complimentary SuperStart breakfast. This motel, with nightly room rates ranging from $90 to $170, has an onsite fitness center and free parking. Within half a mile are restaurants like Chat n Chew Cafe and the Pizza Ranch.
Star Lite Motel
The Star Lite Motel in Sturgis is located in downtown, right off Interstate 90. This motel has 20 guest rooms with queen-size beds. These non-smoking rooms, which have nightly rates around $65, have air conditioning and include free telephone calls. Guests here can enjoy a AAA discount and free, but limited, truck parking. Within a few blocks of the motel are restaurants like Si Senor Mexican Restaurant and Phil-Town Steakhouse and Lounge. The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame and Shenanigan’s Casino are within two miles.
Holiday Inn Express and Suites
The Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Sturgis has 84 rooms and 30 suites. Guests can take advantage of the indoor swimming pool and waterslide, Jacuzzi and onsite game room and fitness center. They also enjoy high-speed Internet access; free shuttle service to Deadwood; and a complimentary breakfast bar with fruit, coffee, juice, cereal, yogurt and eggs. Nightly rates at this hotel are around $90. Within a mile are restaurants like the Pizza Ranch and China Buffet. The property is just 53 miles from Mount Rushmore and 12 miles from Deadwood.
The Days Inn in Sturgis is just a few blocks away from the historic downtown and within 15 miles of places like the Fort Meade Museum, Bear Butte State Park and the Black Hills Mining Museum in Lead, SD. Nightly rates at this hotel range from $48 to $100. Guests can enjoy full cable television and access to Internet, as well as an onsite hot tub and a complimentary continental breakfast. Within one mile are dining establishments like the Chat n Chew Cafe, the Sturgis Dog House and China Buffet.