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Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge
Ranked #10 of 16 Hotels in Saint Paul
Minneapolis, United States
2 reviews
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“Best Western PLUS Kelly Inn”
Reviewed 17 March 2014

This hotel is an excellent value, with a courteous staff. The hotel is very convenient to downtown St. Paul. Most downtown hotels charge for parking but this hotel has ample free parking. We shopped all of the hotels in and around St. Paul and this was the best value.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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KellyInnManagement, Front Office Manager at Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge, responded to this review, 28 March 2014
Thank You John for staying with us. You are right about the parking; we are the only hotel by downtown St Paul that offers free parking to you and all of your guest. We are also conveniently located right off Hiway 94 so easy access to the hiways. Make sure to ask about shuttle services too when you come back.
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Bemidji, Minnesota
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Reviewed 11 February 2014

We have stayed at other chains in St Paul and the Best Westen Plus Kelly Inn has been the best! They were very kind and very willing to go out of their way for us. The rooms were very spacious,clean, up to date and comfortable. It felt almost like I was at home. I definitely will stay here again!

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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KellyInnManagement, Front Office Manager at Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge, responded to this review, 28 March 2014
Thank You for staying with us Amelia and I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Make sure that you ask us about our special packages too when you come back. Whether you are here for business or leisure make sure to check us out again.
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Reviewed 8 February 2014

Good value for the price you pay for this hotel. I was in another chain the previous days and it was twice as much and half the value. The room was very good size and the temp in the room was good. The restaurant was ok nothing to write home about. I would stay there again if I have meetings in that area

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled on business
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KellyInnManagement, Front Office Manager at Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge, responded to this review, 28 March 2014
Thank You Anne for leaving us this feedback. I hope that you enjoyed your stay here at the Kelly Inn and hope that you stay with us again whenever you come back.
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Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 24 January 2014 via mobile

I stayed at the best western kelly inn in St. Paul for an nhl game, it was a little bit difficult to find but other than that it was perfectly located. Really close to the excel energy centre, some people we talked to from the hotel walked to the game but there was a really convenient shuttle service there and back. It worked out perfect, was free, fast and was constantly going back and forth so you don't have to be waiting long. The hot tub was broken when we got here but the pool area was nice anyways. The hotel is pretty far from the mall of America but it works well to make a day trip out of the mall. The room I got was very spacious compared to my friends room, we paid the same rate for a room with a pull out couch and a king bed as just a king bed which have us more space. Really great place to stay if you want to be downtown St. Paul and on the lower price end of most hotels.

  • Stayed January 2014
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Thank Jenna K
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KellyInnManagement, Front Office Manager at Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge, responded to this review, 28 January 2014
Thank You Jenna for the response and I'm glad that we had the chance to provide you with a nice place to stay. Make sure you let all your friends know about how your stay was. Yes the shuttle does run back and forth and there is not much of a wait time. Whenever you see it outside you just hop on. As long as you are going somewhere Downtown we will take you within the period that the shuttle runs. Hope you stay with us again.
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Reviewed 23 January 2014

The hotel was in a great location, the complimentary shuttle service to the Xcel Center, and the free hotel parking were great! The rooms were spacious and clean, the beds were very comfortable. In room mini fridge and microwave was also nice.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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KellyInnManagement, Front Office Manager at Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge, responded to this review, 28 January 2014
Thank You for staying with us and I'm happy to hear that the shuttle service was excellent. Whether your here for a MN Wild Game or a Concert we will always have the free shuttle back and forth to the event. Even if you wanted to go early there is a shuttle that can take you down. Also just like you said we are the only hotel next to Downtown St Paul that offers free parking. Make sure you join us again the next time your in town.
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Hugo, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2014

Very nice rooms! Clean and spacious. Towels were brand new (they still had the inspected sticker on them:) Got a good sleep in the comfy bed. At check in, the staff told me about the shuttle that took us wherever we wanted to go ~ was super convenient! Nice bar area. Good price.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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KellyInnManagement, Front Office Manager at Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge, responded to this review, 28 January 2014
Thank You for staying with us and I am glad that you enjoyed your stay here at the Best Western Plus Kelly Inn. Make sure that you ask about our special packages the next time your around. I hope that you can join us again so that we can provide you with our superior customer service.
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Reviewed 14 January 2014

We travel frequently with well-behaved dogs, and this is one of the most pet-friendly we have found. It is in a great location, very nice and clean with friendly and competent staff. Both times we have stayed there in the last year we have used the restaurant and have had excellent meals with good service. We would stay even without the dogs! Since we are in St Paul a couple of times a year to visit family, I know we will be staying at Kelly Inn again.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
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Review collected in partnership with Best Western

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Thank Judith Z
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KellyInnManagement, Front Office Manager at Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge, responded to this review, 16 January 2014
Thank You for staying with us and I'm glad that you joined us again this year. Just like you said we are a pet friendly hotel and we do not charge for your pets. Join us again whenever you back and ask about our special packages
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Property: Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge
Address: 161 St Anthony Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55103-2382 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Kelly Inn)
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Region: United States > Minnesota > Saint Paul
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Saint Paul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 126
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One of St. Paul's best hotels, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Capitol Ridge provides lodging accommodations near the Xcel Energy Center, Rivercentre Convention Center, The Minnesota's State Capitol, and the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. We are also convenient to area businesses such as Lawson Software, Ecolab, and 3M and area attractions like the MN Science Museum and the Ordway Theater. When visiting St. Paul, Minnesota make the BEST WESTERN PLUS Capitol Ridge your first choice for St. Paul Minnesota hotels. ... more   less 
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