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Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Eagan, MN
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently stayed for a weekend, primarily to enjoy the waterpark. It's very well done with a creative woodsy theme. We loved the water slides, lazy river and playing water basketball. There are fun water features for kids of all ages, from little ones to teens. The hotel rooms are large and we had plenty of space for four people.... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We decided against a birthday party for our oldest and went with the stay at the hotel instead. He was not disappointed. The boys really enjoyed the water slides and the suite which they had their own separate room with a bunkbed. Purchasing the package with the passes and pizza was a great option for our family. We plan on... More 

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GPike, Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your great feedback, we are so happy that you chose to celebrate at the hotel and water park! We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Greg Pike More 

Elk River, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were attending a wedding next door at Rockwoods. The hotel was walking distance which was nice. Our room was clean and the service was ok. Pretty plain Jane place. It does have a water park that our kids enjoyed. We could not use the heater/ac because it was very very noisy. So it was very hot in our room.... More 

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GPike, Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your stay. I apologize that you experienced and issue with your guest room heater. I will see if I can determine what room you were in and notify our maintenance team. Sincerely, Greg Pike More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is no Wisconsin Dells in MN hotel, even though they claim to be the best water park hotel in Minnesota, it is a far cry. My family and another family planned this trip for months as a reward for our 4 collective kids. We arranged for adjoining rooms in advance and after checking in my own family, the other... More 

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GPike, Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback. I am disappointed to see that your experience was less than excellent. Our goal is to make sure every guest has a great time while visiting our hotel and water park. I will share your feedback with our management team to be sure the areas you mentioned are... More 

Savage, Minnesota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We went with our daughters basketball team and the girls had a blast in the water park. Unfortunately my daughter got sick in our room a couple of times. The staff that came in and helped clean up was so nice and quick to help. Also let the adults hang out in the resturant overflow late into the evening. Great... More 

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GPike, Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Sue, Thank you very much for the great feedback, I hope your daughter is feeling better. Your team was very well behaved and a pleasure to have as our guests. We look forward to hosting you again soon! Sincerely, Greg Pike More 

Mendota Heights, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Great place if you enjoy hanging with children and grumpy parents. Do not go there if you don't have the patience or want a decent night sleep. Kids running up and down the hall and screaming early in the am I have a feeling is the norm on the weekend. It is a waterpark and quite busy, so the staff... More 

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GPike, Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your stay, we appreciate your time. You are correct, as a family orientated waterpark facility on the weekend, it is quite active around the hotel. Thank you again for your feedback. Greg Pike More 

minneapolis mn
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I was visiting family for Christmas. I stayed at this Holiday Inn/Elk River property on Christmas Eve, leaving Christmas Day. I was traveling with my adult son with Down syndrome and we booked the family suite. The family suite is nice and roomy, with a double bunk bed for my son and a huge king bed in a different room... More 

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GPike, Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you very much much for taking the time to share your feddback, we appreciate to hear how your visit went. I would like to apologize for the confusion regarding the waterpark hours. We will be sure to make things clearer for future holidays. I am glad to see that the majority of your visit was positive and I will... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Notes; - highway noise was very loud. It was louder than my white noise generator at full volume. Get room on opposite side of building from highway - Heated garage is really nice in middle of winter - The heater in my room had a very loud rattle. Louder than road noise....had to turn it off. - Employees were very... More 

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GPike, Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your stay with us, I am happy to see that you will come back to see us again. I will share your comments with the maintenance team to look at the PTAC unit, and also speak with the front desk manager. Thank you again. Greg Pike More 

Buffalo, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We booked four rooms for a family holiday gathering with grandchildren and cousins, adult children and us, the two grandparents. The place was hosting a wedding party, several birthdays and other groups of families with children. The Horel was festive with a lot of happy people getting together for fun and we had a great time. Although 63, I had... More 

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GPike, General Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

WOW! What a great review of your visit with us, We could use this as our advertising piece! We truly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and we certainly hope to serve your group again in the future. Sincerely, Greg Pike More 

Cumberland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I stayed at this hotel because I was attending a birthday party at the water park. The birthday party was done through the hotel with pizza and cake both of which were very good. The first thing I noticed about the water park was that it was quite warm, which is a nice change of pace compared to several other... More 

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GPike, General Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great comments regarding your stay with us, I am glad to see that you found the waterpark to be comfortable anf enjoyable. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Greg Pike More 

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