Escape from the hustle and bustle of city life and indulge in hot springs with a rustic charm. The Stoppel Hotel and Mineral Baths in Midland offers year-round relaxation in central South Dakota.
The plunges date back to 1939 when John Stroppel dug 1,780 feet below the earth to discover 119-degree mineral-rich water. Now, owners Wallace and Laurie Cox pride themselves on offering this same therapeutic waters in a hotel that can genuinely be described as historic.
Hot Springs Baths
Upon arrival at this rustic hotel with old-world charm, you will be greeted with two distinct baths, each with its own private changing room. The temperatures remain a steady 110 degrees in one plunge and 107 in the other, providing options for all visitors.
The hotel offers customized packages to cater to your specific needs and celebrations. Whether it’s an anniversary, birthday, or a romantic getaway for two, the hotel will accommodate you. They also have 2-day, 7-day, and 21-day wellness retreats.
To further amplify your experience, visitors are encouraged to book a massage session with the on-site licensed massage therapist.
While the hotel offers access to “good ole-fashioned plunges” without an overnight stay, you won’t want to pass up the chance to stay at this historical site. The quaint little hotel has two accommodations to choose from:
- Five room options with ensuite bathroom
- Six room options with a shared toilet/sink/shower
Regardless of the accommodations chosen, the Stroppel Hotel shower, toilets, and sinks all utilize the geothermal mineral waters from below, offering a truly enchanting and unique experience.
The Stroppel Hotel and Mineral Baths are located in the rural town of Midland, South Dakota. This tiny town is two hours away from Black Hills, Sturgis, and Mt. Rushmore.
To get there, take exit 170 off I-90 for approximately 14 miles. Then, turn right onto Main Street.
Address: 602 Main, Midland, South Dakota