Deadwood Mountain Grand is one of Deadwood’s newest hotels and casinos. It was built on the old Homestake Slime Plant property. Guests will find a casino, hotel, three restaurants and a concert venue here. It is one block from Main Street on the south end of downtown Deadwood.
Deadwood Mountain Grand Hotel
The Deadwood Mountain Grand hotel is affiliated with Holiday Inn. It offers 98 rooms with five suites. All rooms are nonsmoking. Guests may choose between one king or two queen beds. Rates start around $100 on weeknights and $170 on weekends. There is a $12.95 per day resort fee. Amenities include an indoor pool, hot tub, fitness room, free wireless internet and a business center.
Deadwood Mountain Grand Restaurants
There are three restaurants at Deadwood Mountain Grand. Six Strings is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. While dress is casual, the food is more on the upscale side. Breakfast includes typical options like biscuits and gravy, omelets and steak and eggs. Lunch offers soups, salads, pizzas, burgers and sandwiches with a few entrees. The dinner menu consists of Italian, seafood and steaks.
Santana’s Sports Bar and Grill opens at 9am daily. It offers a similar menu to Six Strings with an emphasis on bar food with a few entrees.
The Patio is an outdoor dining venue. It is open seasonally. Thursday is taco day with a limited menu. Weekends offer a limited bar menu with $1 off food and drinks between 2pm and 4pm. It is closed Sunday through Wednesday and through the colder months of the year.
There is a concert hall at Deadwood Mountain Grand that seats 1,800 people. National musical and comedy acts perform here, especially during the summer months.
There are seven live table games at Deadwood Mountain Grand. The limits are $5 to $100 for all games, except double deck blackjack, where it is $10 to $100.
There is double zero roulette, craps with 10 times odds, Three Card Poker, six-deck blackjack and double deck blackjack. All blackjack tables hit soft 17. Players may double down before splitting in both games. In the six-deck, players may also double down after splitting. The double deck table does not permit double down after a split.
There are two electronic table games. Video craps and blackjack have a $1 minimum bet. The blackjack game allows double down before and after splitting, as well as surrender. It hits soft 17.
Most of the video poker at Deadwood Mountain Grand returns under 97 percent. The only exception is 8/5 Jacks or Better with a return-to-player of 97.3 percent with perfect play and five coins wagered. It is on a bank of machines near the bar. The denominations are nickel, dime, quarter, half-dollar, dollar and two-dollar.
Grand Rewards offers new players $5 in free slot play. Guests earn one point for every $2 in coin-in. Players may convert 100 points into a dollar in free slot play. There are five tiers in the Grand Rewards program. The higher tiers offer discounts on dining, shows and hotels, as well as a larger selection of alcohol when playing.