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Lead South Dakota Hotels & Motels

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The Lead center is about 5 miles west of Deadwood Gulch Convention Center and 8 miles south of Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway.

Lead is a beautiful historic town in the Black Hills of South Dakota. It is home to almost 3,000 people and is rich in heritage. The area is known for its history in the mining industry and its close proximity to Mount Rushmore National Monument. Lead was founded in 1876 as a mining town, and it quickly became one of the most prosperous ones in the West. Today, it is a popular tourist destination, with a variety of shops, restaurants, and attractions. Here, visitors can tour the historic Homestake Mine, visit the Black Hills Institute of Geological Research, or take a scenic drive through the Black Hills. In addition, the city is located near Black Hills National Forest, Custer State Park, and Wind Cave National Park, so there is something for everyone here. And if you're searching for a place to stay in Lead, SD, look no further than the local hotels, inns, and suites. The accommodations here are top-notch and perfect for both business and pleasure. They have a variety of amenities that are sure to make your trip comfortable and enjoyable. Plus, their central location makes it easy to explore all that Lead, SD has to offer. More from this guide...

Lead Hotels & Accommodations

Blackstone Lodge & Suites
+1-888-389-4121
395 Glendale Dr., Lead, SD 57754
  • Affordable hotel
From$52
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Spearfish Canyon Lodge : 10619 Roughlock Falls Rd.
+1-888-675-2083
10619 Roughlock Falls Rd., Lead, SD 57754
  • Affordable Mountain hotel
  • 2 floors in property
From$72
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Deadwood Gulch Resort Trademark Collection by Wyndham : 304 Cliff St.
+1-800-716-8490
304 Cliff St., Deadwood, SD 57732 ~5.63 miles east of Lead
  • 3 star Mountain property
  • 87 rooms in hotel
From$40
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Comfort Inn & Suites in Deadwood
+1-800-805-5223
225 Cliff St., Deadwood, SD 57732 ~5.71 miles east of Lead
  • Two-star Mountain property
  • 18 suites in property
From$53
Very Good 4.0 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
Deadwood Miners Hotel & Restaurant
+1-888-965-1860
137 Charles St., Deadwood, SD 57732 ~5.80 miles east of Lead
  • Midscale Mountain property
  • Check in: 3:00 p.m.
From$36
Average 3.5 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
Holiday Inn Resort Deadwood Mountain Grand
+1-888-788-5576
1906 Deadwood Mountain Dr., Deadwood, SD 57732 ~5.96 miles east of Lead
  • Three Star Mountain property
  • Hotel has 5 suites
From$53
Very Good 4.0 /5 Latest Reviews Call BookMore Details
The Lodge at Deadwood Gaming Resort - Deadwood
+1-888-897-9207
100 Pine Crest Lane, Deadwood, SD 57732 ~6.01 miles east of Lead
  • 3 star hotel
  • Check-in time: 15:00
From$90
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The Hotel By Gold Dust
+1-888-311-4278
25 Lee St., Deadwood, SD 57732 ~6.02 miles east of Lead
  • Two star Downtown hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
From$37
Very Good 4.0 /5 Recent Reviews Call BookMore Details
The Branch House - Deadwood
+1-888-469-4795
37 Sherman St., Deadwood, SD 57732 ~6.02 miles east of Lead
  • Two star hotel
  • Check-in: 15:00
From$60
Average 3.0 /5 Guest Reviews Call BookMore Details
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Deadwood-Gold Dust Casino, an : 22 Lee St.
+1-888-734-9421
22 Lee St., Deadwood, SD 57732 ~6.03 miles east of Lead
  • Two star Downtown hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
From$53
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Mineral Palace Hotel & Gaming
+1-888-841-5292
601 Historic Main St., Deadwood, SD 57732 ~6.08 miles east of Lead
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
From$56
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Hampton Inn in Deadwood
+1-888-455-5160
531 Main St., Deadwood, SD 57732 ~6.31 miles east of Lead
  • 3-star Mountain hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
From$79
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Springhill Suites by Marriott Deadwood - Deadwood
+1-888-965-8297
322 Main St., Deadwood, SD 57732 ~6.41 miles east of Lead
  • Affordable Mountain hotel
  • 3 meeting rooms in property
From$74
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Doubletree - Deadwood
+1-888-906-6358
360 Main St., Deadwood, SD 57732 ~6.41 miles east of Lead
  • 3 star Mountain property
  • Check in time: 03:00pm
From$41
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First Gold Gaming Resort in Deadwood
+1-888-749-6785
270 Main St., Deadwood, SD 57732 ~6.44 miles east of Lead
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 4 floors
From$45
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TRU by Hilton Deadwood Sd
+1-888-878-9982
376 Main St., Deadwood, SD 57732 ~6.58 miles east of Lead
  • Mid-scale Mountain hotel
  • 3 floors in property
From$59
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Travelodge Inn & Suites by Wyndham Deadwood - Deadwood
+1-888-389-4485
250 Main St., Deadwood, SD 57732 ~6.86 miles east of Lead
  • Low Cost Highway property
  • 4 suites in property
From$60
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Baymont by Wyndham Spearfish
+1-888-389-4121
323 South 27th St., Spearfish, SD 57783 ~8.38 miles north of Lead
  • Cheap Highway hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
From$60
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Super 8 Motel Spearfish - Spearfish
+1-888-675-2083
440 Heritage Rd., Spearfish, SD 57783 ~8.44 miles north of Lead
  • 2-star Highway hotel
  • Free breakfast available
From$46
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Travelodge by Wyndham Spearfish : 2275 East Colorado Blvd.
+1-800-716-8490
2275 East Colorado Blvd., Spearfish, SD 57783 ~8.46 miles north of Lead
  • Low Cost Highway hotel
  • Check in time: 2:00 PM
From$60
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Quality Inn Spearfish : 2725 1 St. Ave.
+1-800-805-5223
2725 1 St. Ave., Spearfish, SD 57783 ~8.77 miles north of Lead
  • 3 star Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
From$48
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Hampton Inn Spearfish
+1-888-965-1860
240 North 27th St., Spearfish, SD 57783 ~8.78 miles north of Lead
  • Inexpensive Highway property
  • Gym is available on property
From$89
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Spearfish - Spearfish
+1-888-788-5576
2720 1st Ave. East, Spearfish, SD 57783 ~8.79 miles north of Lead
  • 3-star Highway property
  • Free breakfast
From$90
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Holiday Inn Spearfish - Convention Center, an IHG Hotel in Spearfish
+1-888-897-9207
I 90 Exit 14 305 North 27th St., Spearfish, SD 57783 ~8.81 miles north of Lead
  • 3 star Convention Center property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
From$74
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Quality Inn Spearfish : 2075 1st. Ave.
+1-888-311-4278
2075 1st. Ave., Spearfish, SD 57783 ~8.84 miles north of Lead
  • Two-star Mountain hotel
  • Free breakfast available
From$48
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Best Western Black Hills Lodge in Spearfish
+1-888-469-4795
540 East Jackson Blvd., Spearfish, SD 57783 ~9.44 miles north of Lead
  • Three Star Highway hotel
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
From$64
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Days Inn by Wyndham Spearfish in Spearfish
+1-888-734-9421
240 Ryan Rd., Spearfish, SD 57783 ~10.07 miles north of Lead
  • Inexpensive Highway property
  • 50 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$59
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Baymont Inn and Suites by Wyndham Sturgis in Sturgis
+1-888-841-5292
2721 Lazelle St., Sturgis, SD 57785 ~15.88 miles east of Lead
  • Two star Convention Center property
  • 84 rooms in property
From$60
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Super 8 by Wyndham Sturgis
+1-888-455-5160
2600 Whitewood Service Rd., Sturgis, SD 57785 ~16.01 miles east of Lead
  • 2 star property
  • 3 floors in property
From$126
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Days Inn by Wyndham Sturgis - Sturgis
+1-888-965-8297
2630 Lazelle St., Sturgis, SD 57785 ~16.04 miles east of Lead
  • 2 star hotel
From$60
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Sturgis Lodge & Suites in Sturgis
+1-888-906-6358
2431 Junction Ave., Sturgis, SD 57785 ~17.06 miles east of Lead
  • Three Star Highway property
  • 2 floors in property
From$69
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Americinn by Wyndham Belle Fourche
+1-888-749-6785
2312 Dakota Ave., Belle Fourche, SD 57717 ~20.44 miles north of Lead
  • Economical hotel
From$60
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Econo Lodge
+1-888-878-9982
1815 5th Ave., Belle Fourche, SD 57717 ~20.84 miles north of Lead
  • Low priced Rural hotel
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy Read more
From$108
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Super 8 by Wyndham Belle Fourche SD in Belle Fourche
+1-888-389-4485
501 National St., Belle Fourche, SD 57717 ~21.21 miles north of Lead
  • 2 star Downtown hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
Fairfield Inn by Marriott Spearfish
+1-888-389-4121
Exit 14 Off of I 90, Spearfish, SD 57717 ~21.88 miles north of Lead
  • Low priced property
From$60
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Serena Inn & Suites - Sundance : 2719 East Cleveland St.
+1-888-675-2083
2719 East Cleveland St., Sundance, WY 82729 ~24.97 miles west of Lead
  • Cheap Rural property
  • 2 floors in hotel
From$75
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Summerset Hotel & Suites : 7900 Stage Stop Rd.
+1-800-716-8490
7900 Stage Stop Rd., Blackhawk, SD 57718 ~26.87 miles east of Lead
  • Economy Suburban hotel
  • Free complimentary breakfast
From$40
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Summerset Hotel & Suites
+1-800-805-5223
7900 Black Hawk Rd., Black Hawk, SD 57718 ~29.89 miles east of Lead
  • Inexpensive Highway hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
From$60
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Hill City, an IHG Hotel
+1-888-965-1860
12444 Old Hill City Rd., Hill City, SD 57745 ~32.23 miles southeast of Lead
  • Economical hotel
  • 60 rooms in hotel
From$60
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Super 8 by Wyndham Hill City / Mt. Rushmore / Area
+1-888-788-5576
109 Main St., Hill City, SD 57745 ~32.24 miles southeast of Lead
  • Two star Mountain hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
From$99
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Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites
+1-888-897-9207
601 East Main St., Hill City, SD 57745 ~32.32 miles southeast of Lead
  • Low priced property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
From$109
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Comfort Inn & Suites Near Mt. Rushmore - Hill City
+1-888-311-4278
12454 Old Hill City Rd., Hill City, SD 57745 ~32.39 miles southeast of Lead
  • Cheap property
  • Gym is available on property
From$60
Very Good 4.0 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Rapid City - Rushmore South, an IHG : 1611 Caregiver Circle
+1-888-469-4795
1611 Caregiver Circle, Rapid City, SD 57702 ~32.58 miles southeast of Lead
  • Affordable hotel
  • Check in: 15:00
From$80
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Quality Inn Near Mount Rushmore
+1-888-734-9421
616 Main St., Hill City, SD 57745 ~32.60 miles southeast of Lead
  • 3-star hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
From$80
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Days Inn by Wyndham West Rapid City - Rapid City
+1-888-841-5292
725 Jackson Blvd., Rapid City, SD 57702 ~35.31 miles southeast of Lead
  • Low Cost Downtown hotel
  • Fitness center on property
From$60
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Super 8 by Wyndham Rapid City in Rapid City
+1-888-455-5160
620 Howard St., Rapid City, SD 57701 ~35.48 miles east of Lead
  • Inexpensive Mountain property
  • Free comp. breakfast
From$60
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Howard Johnson Inn & Suites
+1-888-965-8297
950 North St., Rapid City, SD 57701 ~35.72 miles southeast of Lead
  • 2 star Convention Center hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
From$139
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The Rushmore Hotel & Suites, BW Premier Collection
+1-888-906-6358
445 Mount Rushmore Rd., Rapid City, SD 57701 ~36.00 miles southeast of Lead
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 8 meeting rooms
From$63
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Mainstay Suites in Rapid City
+1-888-749-6785
3321 Outfitters Rd., Rapid City, SD 57701 ~36.06 miles southeast of Lead
  • Economical Suburban property
  • Access to gym on-site
From$45
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Holiday Inn Rapid City Downtown Convention Center
+1-888-878-9982
505 North 5th St., Rapid City, SD 57701 ~36.12 miles southeast of Lead
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • Shuttle to airport available
From$64
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Graph of Lead, SD Hotel Prices for Next 20 Days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Lead, SD discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Lead hotel for each day and each star rating category.

The Best Time to Visit Lead, SD

The climate in Lead is temperate continental, with cold, snowy winters and short warm summers. The town is located at a high elevation, which contributes to the colder winters. The city gets around 134 inches of snowfall each year. The summers have an average high temperature of 78 °F and the average January low is 14 °F. In the winter, the town is covered in a blanket of snow, and the temperatures can drop below freezing. Many of the animals migrate to lower elevations to escape the cold weather, and the trees are bare. In the spring, the snow begins to melt and the town comes alive again, the mines are back in full operation, and the creatures start to return to the region. The birds are chirping, and the bees are buzzing. In the summer, the area is busy and filled with tourists. The sun is shining, and the flowers are in full bloom. The region is home to a number of events and festivals at this time of the year, including the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. And in the fall, the weather cools down, and the town starts to prepare for winter while still enjoying changing leaves and beautiful scenery.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Lead, SD:

Lead by Star Rating

Below we've posted 3 graphs demonstrating mean rate patterns by star rating class in Lead, SD. You can use these charts to determine the cheapest time period to book in Lead throughout the year.

Lead, SD: 4-Star and Luxury Lodgings

Lead, SD is a great location to stay for those who are searching for 4-star and 5-star accommodations. There are many luxurious lodgings in the area, and they offer a variety of amenities and services to make your trip a memorable one. Some of these places provide complimentary hot breakfasts, free WiFi, and outdoor pools, as well as 24-hour business zones and fitness centers. Besides this, you can find options with on-site spas, golf courses, and restaurants, too. Whether you're traveling solo or with your loved ones, you'll be surrounded by luxury and treated like royalty from the moment you check in.

Lead, SD: Low Budget Hotel Options

3 Star Average Prices: $129.47

In Lead, SD, there are a variety of cheaper accommodations for travelers looking for an affordable place to stay. There are a number of budget-friendly hotels and motels located in the city. For those looking for something even more cost-effective, there are a number of campgrounds and RV parks located just outside of Lead that have very reasonable rates. In addition, there are a variety of cabins and lodges in the area that are perfect for those looking for a rustic experience in the Black Hills. There are plenty of affordable accommodations available in this historic city. Whether you need a cozy bed and breakfast or a spacious hotel room, you'll be able to find something to fit your needs and your wallet here.

2 Star Average Prices: $149.60

Lead, SD Lodging Discounts

From budget-friendly options to elegant suites, there is something for everyone in Lead, SD. And with our convenient online booking, it's easier than ever to find and reserve the perfect spot for your next trip to the area. From AAA and AARP discounts to corporate promotions and government per diem rates, there is a special offer that can help you save on your vacation. Besides this, many local lodgings have price cuts for groups, so if you're coming here with your friends or family, be sure to specify this. When it comes to planning your stay, one thing to consider is the seasonality of hotel discounts in Lead. During the summer months, the city experiences peak tourism and hotel rates can be higher. However, during the winter months, prices tend to be much lower, allowing you to save money on your stay. If you're looking for a great deal on a hotel room in Lead, be sure to check out discounts available during the winter season. From ski resorts to cozy cabins, you can find a variety of discounts on accommodations. You can also take advantage of special deals offered by local businesses, such as restaurants, shopping centers, and other attractions. Regardless of your budget and travel plans, we can help you find the perfect place to stay in Lead, SD.

Tips for Traveling to Lead, SD

There is a wide range of things to do in and near Lead, SD, including visiting the museums and the ski zones. For starters, there is Gold Run Park which is a great spot to enjoy hiking, biking, or picnicking, as well as the stunning views of the Black Hills. With its beautiful scenery and abundance of wildlife, the area is perfect to relax and rejuvenate. History buffs will love the Black Hills Mining Museum. It is a good site to learn about the past of the area. With a variety of exhibits and staff, the museum is perfect to expand your knowledge. The Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center is a tourist attraction that offers tours of the mine. In addition, it provides a variety of interactive exhibits about the local mining history. Besides this, visitors of Lead, SD can experience the Historic Homestake Opera House, which is a drama theater, that was built in 1914 and is one of the oldest operating venues in the area. It offers a variety of shows and events throughout the year, including concerts, live performances, plays, and movies.

FAQs about hotels in Lead

What are the most favored hotels in Lead?

Howard Johnson Inn & Suites, Mainstay Suites and Blackstone Lodge & Suites are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the upper-end hotels in Lead?

Blackstone Lodge & Suites, Spearfish Canyon Lodge and Deadwood Gulch Resort Trademark Collection by Wyndham are the top 3 luxury hotels near Lead city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Lead?

Blackstone Lodge & Suites, Spearfish Canyon Lodge, and Deadwood Gulch Resort Trademark Collection by Wyndham are the properties closest to Lead city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Lead cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Lead can be as cheap as $149.60 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Lead cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Lead has been $129.47 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels in Lead?

Blackstone Lodge & Suites, Spearfish Canyon Lodge and The Lodge at Deadwood Gaming Resort are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in Lead?

Springhill Suites by Marriott Deadwood, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Spearfish and Deadwood Gulch Resort Trademark Collection by Wyndham are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in Lead?

Mainstay Suites, Comfort Inn & Suites and Comfort Inn & Suites Near Mt. Rushmore are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular Best Western hotels in Lead?

Best Western Black Hills Lodge, Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites and The Rushmore Hotel & Suites, BW Premier Collection are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Lead?

Holiday Inn Resort Deadwood Mountain Grand, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Deadwood-Gold Dust Casino, an and Holiday Inn Spearfish - Convention Center, an IHG Hotel are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What did travelers think of the city of Lead?

Below are reviews of the city of Lead, SD from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Concert in Deadwood "
Score 4.0 / 5

Went into Deadwood for a concert.

Nanette O., from 14-Nov-2022
"Vibe, Sandford, Homestake"
Score 5.0 / 5

Vibe, Sandford, Homestake

Gregory R., from 07-Sep-2022
The average traveler rating of the city of Lead, SD shown above is 4.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews
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