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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter

2.5 of 5 15739 Audubon Way, Highway 371 North, Baxter, MN 56425
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a really fun day we celebrated my youngest ones b-day at the waterpark with my middle sister and her kids and my folks and younger sister. Everybody had a great time. The birthday party included Pizza,Soda,Waterpark passes,and Arcade Tokens. So it was a pretty good value. This waterpark is a really good one for younger kids cuz there... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night. We arrived too early for check in. We left our cell number with the courteous front desk associate. She called us as soon as our room was ready. Water park wrist band included in room rate. We didn't use the water park, but it looked like a fun place for families. The room was spacious and clean.... More

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Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Hello Connie J-- Thank you so much for your review, I'm very happy to read about your overall experience and we will work on correcting our vending room to make it more comfortable. I'm always thankful for reviews that help us improve our services. Thank you, ThomasV More

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The water Park may be a reason others would stay, but I didn't even use the free passes. The room was nice and decent sized. Room cleaning crew was a bit annoying constantly trying to get in to clean. "I'm taking a nappy! Leave me alone!" Great place for the area, a little high on price

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Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Hello kollossos-- Thank you for your must recent stay! I understand that we are not every ones cup of tea, but we do try to insure to satisfy every guest that comes and stays with us. Thank you for brining to attention the housekeepers eagerness, though we are eager to insure cleanliness we certainly need to be mindful of individual... More

Minnetrista, MN
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We loved it because the waterpark had warm water! I am a bit of a wuss when it comes to going down slides and lazy rivers in cold water, but the waterpark had wonderfully warm water. Another perk was the adult only hot tub and a bar inside the waterpark. We traveled with our 2 children but were still able... More

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Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Hello Steph M- Thank you for your must recent stay with us! We do our best to insure that our pool area are comfortable which includes great water temps for a great fun time in the waterpark. We look forward to your next visit in the Brainerd Lakes Area! Thank you, Thomas V. More

Minneapolis, MN
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Excellent location for the Brainerd/Baxter area. Between the two race tracks on 371. It was a holiday weekend, so service was a little shoddy. Never had an issue with early check in til now. Check in is at 4 we got the call at 5 til'. We returned after 8pm checked in and went to the bar/grill located at the... More

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Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Hello LMCMinneapolis- Thank you for you must recent stay in the Brainerd Lakes Area. We strive to provide excellence across the board and I'm sorry to read that we might have missed the mark in some areas, but excelled in others. We will work to improving our staffing levels to insure that there is enough staff to service all guests... More

Boise, Idaho
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Great water park I guess but we didn't use it. It closes at 9:00 pm even in the height of summer. The game room is just so so. Spendy. Breakfast was nothing special. No waffles, the eggs were good though . The lobby is nice and a good place to hang out if you need to get out of the... More

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Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Hello Vicki H: Thank you so much for your honest perspective on our property during your last stay. We will strive to make those improvements both to our breakfast and our rooms. We are working towards getting our pancakes back into operation as it is a good replacement for not having waffles and we are looking towards carpet improvements. I... More

Sioux Falls, SD
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stayed here recently and it was another great stay at the HI Express. There is a massive waterpark attached to this hotel and is included with your stay. If you have kids, definitely spend the extra few bucks and stay here. They would be entertained for hours at the waterpark. The rooms are decent, nothing out of place or... More

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Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Hello sufusimz Thank you for your patronage to our facility, we really appreciate your review coming from someone who is well versed in travel. We will strive to provide a superior experience everytime you come to the Brainerd Lakes Area! Best Regards, Thomas Vasecka General Manager More

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Great family fun, affordable prices! Rooms were very clean and well maintained. Waterpark was kid friendly, even for toddlers and very young children. Multiple family attractions nearby..... Mini Golf and Go Carts, Brainerd international raceway (BIR) shopping, restaurants. Very fun trip that still has that close to home feeling, yet far enough away from reality. ;o)

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Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Hello alex c- Thank you for your review and I'm very happy to read about your experience along with the fun activities you found in the Brainerd Lakes Area. There is plenty to do to keep the family fun going and we love to be a complement to your experience. We look forward to seeing you soon. Best Regards, Thomas... More

Chicago, Illinois, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We knew of HI Express from previous trips to the Baxter/ Brainerd area. We like the HI properties because of the service and cleanliness and pet acceptance. After reading the review; glad we did not bring our furry friend. The "waterpark" is small and serviceable (not too much for teens) for our 1 night stay before heading north. The place... More

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Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Hello Jaye-- Thank you for your review on our facility, I really appreciate your feedback. We will strive for continued improvements and assure you that we will do our best to provide the most positive experience possible. Safe travels in your summer ventures. Thomas Vasecka GM More

Bude, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
27 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

situated on the main highway into Brainerd. Good location with restaurants within easy reach. we were given a lovely corner room with two large windows and had a very comfortable stay. Helpful staff on the reception desk. I went to investigate the pool and water park part of the hotel and found there is not a proper swimming pool and... More

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Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our facility. I'm happy to hear on your visit with us midweek while the waterpark was closed. The waterpark is definitely a great destination for families and I truly appreciate your recommendation for travel for couples during the midweek. We always accommodate each guest to fit their needs to the best of... More

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Address: 15739 Audubon Way, Highway 371 North, Baxter, MN 56425
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Baxter
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter 2.5*
Number of rooms: 98
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