About Us

Exceptionally Dedicated

Liv Hospitality, LLC is a full-service hospitality company based in Rapid City, South Dakota. Over the past 25 years, Liv has developed, owned, marketed, and managed a number of successful hotels, casinos, and restaurants, plus the largest indoor waterpark in the Dakotas. The executive team is an exceptionally skilled group of professionals dedicated to providing the highest level of service, strategy, and property support

From the historic Hotel Alex Johnson with its rooftop bar to the hottest gaming floors in Deadwood, our incredible properties offer award-winning experiences near some of the most captivating vacation destinations in the entire country.


Best of the Black Hills (Voted by Rapid City Journal Readers)

WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort
  • “Best Place to have a Kid’s Birthday Party” - 2014, 2013, 2012
  • “Best Place for Kids on a Rainy Day” - 2014, 2012
  • “Best Pool & Spa” - 2013
  • “Best Place for Kids” - 2013
  • “Best Attraction” - 2011
Vertex Sky Bar
  • “Best High-end Restaurant” - 2014
  • “Best Cocktail” - 2014
  • “Best Place for a 1st Date” - 2013
  • “Best Romantic Dinner” - 2013
AJ’s Wicked Salon & Spa
  • “Best Hair Salon & Spa” - 2014, 2013
  • “Best Massage” - 2014
  • “Best Mani/Pedi” - 2013

“Best Cup of Coffee” - 2014, 2013, 2011

Paddy O’Neill’s IRISH PUB & GRILL
  • “Best Bar”- 2013
  • “Best Happy Hour” - 2013
  • “Best Soup & Sandwich” - 2013
Hotel Alex Johnson

“Best Hotel in the Black Hills” - 2011

Cadillac Jack’s Gaming Resort

“Best Casino” - 2011

Sliders Bar & Grill

“Best Hotel Restaurant” -2011

Destination Guide Best Historic Hotel

As part of The Destination Guide’s “Best of 2012” competition, Hotel Alex Johnson was voted top pick for Best Historic Hotel in Rapid City and the Black Hills.

Tom Didier Excellence in Family Business Award

The Prairie Family Business Association presented the 19th Annual Tom Didier Excellence in Family Business Award to the Bradsky Family of Liv Hospitality on September 26, 2011 at the Hotel Alex Johnson Grand Ballroom. The award, presented on behalf of the Didier family, honors those families who exemplify Tom’s vision, integrity, and sense of caring for both family and community, along with his entrepreneurial zeal.

George S. Mickelson Great Service Award

Cadillac Jack’s Gaming Resort received one of two George S. Mickelson Great Service Awards at the Governor’s Tourism Conference for 2007. The award honors businesses or organizations that take hospitality to the next level. A core component is exemplary customer service and the award illustrates that customer satisfaction is a key to success. In addition, 47 employees of Cadillac Jack’s received the Governor’s Hospitality Certificates.

President’s Award for Carlson Hotels Worldwide

Country Inn & Suites was a proud recipient of the President’s Award for service in 2008, 2007, and 2006.