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Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River

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Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“water park”(87 reviews)
“kids eat free”(18 reviews)
“lazy river”(24 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
3 Star 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...
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Location and contact
9200 Quaday Ave NE, Elk River, MN 55330-6661
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32.4 miles to St Paul Intl Airport
11 restaurants are within a 1 mile radius
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Originally we planned to celebrate my brother's 50th birthday here, but plans fell through for that. Fortunately, our family of four decided to use the time to stay. Upon check-in, we feel as though the front desk was very short with us in her delivery....More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

The family room - which is a living room, adjoining bedroom with king bed, and additional bedroom with large bunk bed is a great buy for a family get away or kids birthday party. The room runs about $200-250 depending on the date and easily...More

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Response from Jennifer G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk RiverResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you so much for choosing us and for taking the time to write such a great review! We do appreciate both!!! See you next year!

Reviewed 10 May 2018

We met our daughters Godparents here and both got rooms. It was a fun time for her and for us. The waterpark is out of this world and the kids love it. The area downstairs is also very cool. We are planning on making it...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Booked this hotel because it looked to have lots of things to do with kids. The pool was so overcrowded it was not enjoyable. When the hotel is at maximum capacity there should not be birthday parties allowed. The water was extremely dirty (not surprised...More

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Response from Jennifer G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk RiverResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you so much for choosing us and for your valuable feedback. Spring Break is our most popular and busiest time of the year! We apologize that you felt the water in the water park was dirty. We have never had any issues or other...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We arrived at the room to find dirty floors. Shirt tags and bobby pins on the floor, chunks of carpet missing, stains on the floor, long hairs hanging from the ‘clean’ towels, fingernail clippings left on the bathroom sink. Pretty bad start. I called down...More

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Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk RiverResponded 17 April 2018

Hello Valued Guest, Thank you for your stay and for taking the time to leave us feedback. While I am glad that you found the water park great, I am sorry that the room floor and bathroom cleanliness fell below expectations. I want all your...More

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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Microwave
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
US$121 - US$213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$121 - US$213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Dining (4)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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MelissaLN
20 June 2017|
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Response from Dakota5905 | Reviewed this property |
My seven year old is average height and was tall enough to go on the bigger water slides. (they have a smaller kiddie pool area with small slides and a larger area with 3 big water slides and a pool with deeper water) They... More
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Nikki624
6 June 2016|
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Response from Jennifer G | Property representative |
Nikki, Yes, the cost of your room will include 4 waterpark passes (unless you are receiving a special or restricted rate). Please check out our waterpark calendars and info on our websites for open days and... More
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Cheryl P
19 September 2015|
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Response from Jennifer G | Property representative |
Our check-in time is 4:00PM. You can call the hotel at 763.656.4400 and check to see if an earlier check in is available. Thank you.
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"If you can, get a regular size room in the corner of the hallways."
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"The family room with adjoining kids room with bunk bed fits a lot of kids (way more than 2)"
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"If you can spend the extra money to get a suite with a separate room with the bunk beds, I definitely..."
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"If traveling without kids, ask for 4th floor on end. No little running feet above you."
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