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Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Rogers, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They throw a decent bday party for kids. My son loves to hang out with friends in the water park. The party package has pizza and pop. We brought our own cake. It's loud and sometimes warm in the park. Wear layers.

Thank Debrizk
Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 6 July 2016

My husband, my one-year old son, my father and I stayed at the Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River over the 4th of July weekend. I was a bit apprehensive to book this hotel, given that it had an overall TripAdvisor score of 3.5 out of 5. We were thinking about staying at the Radisson Hotel Bloomington by Mall of America...

Thank Amy J
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Jenny G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Amy, Thank you so much for the amazing review! I am so happy that you chose to stay with us and had a great experience! We are so happy when our guesst get an opportunity to really enjoy the hotel and our great water park. I hope you also had an opportunity to visit the "Fun Zone" located in the...

Bemidji, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We needed a hotel in the northwest suburbs and being an IHG rewards member I was able to use points for the room. As it was a Friday night I was concerned about noise at this hotel that features a Waterpark. I don't know if it was by design or luck but we had a room on the 4th floor...

Thank tourchick
Jennifer G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review! We are so happy that you were able to use your Rewards Points to stay with us! We do apologize about the WIFI signal and are working on getting that fixed. Thank you for your feedback. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to visit family in the area. The water park was an afterthought, thankfully. The room was clean and large with a refrigerator, microwave, and hairdryer. It was plenty big and was comfortable. The water park.... It was utter chaos. Kids running (literally) everywhere. All of the adults sitting along the side of the pool drinking. The lifeguards were...

1Thank HappyCamperandStuff
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Hello HappyCamperandStuff! Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We appreciate your nice comment about the room. However, I'm sorry we fell below your expectation regarding your waterpark experience. We will look into these concerns.We take all...

West Fargo, North Dakota
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The hotel was busy the weekend we stayed there as a family. Water park was busy too. They could use a few more inflatable tubes to float down the lazy river. All in all a good stay. Breakfast wasn't included but had a nice breakfast buffet for $5.99. Good service too.

Thank sr21670
Jenny G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review! We have added some more tubes as suggested. We are so glad that you had a good experience and hope that you will come back for another visit very soon!

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Went to this hotel last Sunday. Wanted to try a new waterpark. It was VERY busy. The front desk staff was friendly. However, some of the lifeguards who were kids weren't friendly at all. Tired to ask what time waterpark opens next day and got a rude answer. There was hardly any clean towels for the waterpark. Again staff was...

Thank cbnb
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Dear cbnb, Thank you for choosing to spend the night in our hotel and going out of your way to share your feedback. I'm pleased to read about your kind words for our Front Desk staff and clean and expansive rooms. On the other hand, I regret to know that there was a negative encounter with some of our staff...

Breezy Point, Minnesota
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This would be a good place for a family with very young children to stay, as we have boys ages 16, 13, and 10 and were disappointed that there wasn't more to do in the evening. We had supper at the restaurant and it was extremely loud. I'm not sure if the floors made the room echo or if there...

Thank MindiBrill
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Dear MindiBrill, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. We are pleased to know that you found our water park to be good. However, we would like to apologize for the inconvenience caused by the noise level during your visit and for falling short of your expectations regarding our restaurant and pool....

Fargo, ND
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I have stayed at this location before so I knew it was a nice place to stay. It was MN spring break for students and the hotel was PACKED with kids and their parents enjoying the water park. Unfortunately there was a LOT of noise everywhere, including the floor I was on. It got so bad one evening I had...

Thank suzb_00
Jenny G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review! We apologize for the noise. We are a very popular place for families, especially during spring break! So happy to see that you will be coming back to stay again! See you then!

Reviewed 12 March 2017

Overall, the hotel seems pretty nice. The staff at the front desk were very friendly and welcoming, even though the lobby was swamped with people checking in. They were organized and check in went quickly. Our room was pretty nice, but I can't give it 5 stars because our drapes were super stained and gross with big red stains. It...

Thank Dakota5905
Jenny G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review! I am so very happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed the waterpark so much! It really is a great place for "kids" of all ages! We will use the remainder of your feedback to continue to improve, so thank you so much for the great feedback! Thank you for...

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

For a holiday inn waterpark I was nicely surprised by the park, the price, and the accommodations. It is on par with other waterpark resorts I've stayed at that are on a similar cost level (Three Bears and Mt. Olympus). My only real complaint is the pizza. You aren't allowed to bring in outside food and they have a snack...

Thank Gillian B

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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn & Wild Woods Waterpark Hotel. Home of one of the largest Indoor Water parks in Minnesota! Our full-service hotel is a new facility located minutes from Graco, Great River Energy, Albertville Premium Outlets, Lowes, Cabelas, Cargill, Siemens, Sci-med and Ramsey Industrial Park. Our guest rooms are well-outfitted for the traveling executive, including a spacious and well-lit work area, and Corporate QUIET Floor. Our on site lounge and restaurant, the Mississippi Valley Grill and Bar, is a great place to relax and enjoy dinner in a Northwoods atmosphere. In-room dining is available 7 days a week. The waterpark takes you back to the River Town of old. With three water slides, a lazy river, basketball water court and a child's play area, there is fun and variety for all ages. The waterpark is open daily in SUMMER. WATER PARK HOURS: SEPTEMBER through MAY: Mon. Closed, Tues. Closed, Wed. Closed, Thursday 4pm-9pm, Fri. 4pm-10pm, Sat. 8am-10pm, Sun. 8am-9pm. Call for availability we are open for some school vacations! The conference/ meeting area features 7 breakout rooms with multiple room combinations and up to 120 people for general sessions, parties and/ or receptions. Our constant caring team is empowered and dedicated to providing you with a memorable experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River

Address: 9200 Quaday Ave NE, Elk River, MN 55330-6661
Region: United States > Minnesota > Elk River
Price Range: $122 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River 3*
Number of rooms: 125
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Holiday Inn Minneapolis Nw-Elk River Hotel Elk River
Holiday Inn Otsego Mn
Otsego Water Park
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“If traveling without kids, ask for 4th floor on end. No little running feet above you.”
tourchick, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the first floor have easy access to the Water Park and Arcade”
MindiBrill, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Suites with interior bedrooms have less noise from the hallways. We always choose the top floor so we don't hear people walking above us.”
Familyof5Summer2016, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Top floor very quiet.”
ontheroad6, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“becuase it was spring break and we were on the bottom floor it was very loud until 10:30p”
sfeekes918, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
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