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Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9200 Quaday Ave. NE, Elk River, MN 55330
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Elk River
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    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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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was OK. Beds and pillows were not too old to be too lumpy. Bathroom was nice. Room was clean. The problem was there was just not enough sound proofing. When the bar across the parking lot closed, we had some very loud disorderly people yelling in the hallways and pounding on the doors searching for their buddies. They... 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 with us. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the guest room and also our fabulous restaurant. Our security staff does its best to keep the noise in the hallways to a minimum, and I apologize that this was an issue during your visit. Thank you... More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

Reserved 2 queen suites for a fun night with family. We hit the waterpark which is wonderful. We've been here before for just the waterpark. Its a smaller scale of the waterpark of America and it's not as crowded. The rooms on the other hand were not that clean. There was a couple strands of pubic hair in the bathtub.... 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 experience with us, we appreciate your continued patronage. I am disappointed to hear of your findings in the guest rooms, our goal is to provide a clean and comfortable guest room for all of our guests. We will discuss your feedback at our staff meeting and address these concerns. Thank you... More

Rochester, MN
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The water park is the best one around, especially for the price. My daughters loved it. We stayed 4/3/14 and moved to the Holiday Inn Arbor lakes for 4/4/14 since it came recommended, but we wish we would have stayed both nights at the NW-Elk River one as the pool was 10x better. The beds are a little firm, and... More

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

Thank you very much for your feedback, we appreciate you taking the time to share. Our staff works very hard to make sure all of our guests have a great experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Sincerely, Greg Pike More

Hamel, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We live locally and often take weekends or overnights at a water park with the kids to get away during the year. Previously, we had always stayed at a nearby Holiday Inn, but this week decided to branch out. I'm SO glad we did - the kids and I had the best mini-vacation ever! Let me start off mentioning the... 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 regarding your stay with us. I will share your comments with our entire team to address the areas of concern and also the positive areas you mentioned. Thank you again, Greg Pike More

White Bear Lake, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I recently took my daughter and a few friends to this hotel to celebrate her birthday. While we had a wait for our room, everything about our experience was excellent! Because of our wait they offered us many extras which is definitely excellent customer service! I overheard quite a few other patrons complain and even snap at the customer service... More

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Thank you very much for your positive feedback regarding your experience. We appreciate your understanding and we look forward to serving you again in the future. Sincerely, Greg Pike More

Red Wing, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Will start off with the positive - We were very happy with our room - quite spacious, clean and just overall nice. The pool staff was very attentive. Note - this waterpark is ideal for children 12 and under. Not impressed with desk staff. Customer service is not this hotel's strong suit.

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

Thank you very much for your feedback regarding your stay. I am pleased to see that you enjoyed your large and clean guest room, as well as your time in the waterpark. I will share your comments with our front desk team so we can address the issue you mentioned. Thank you again, Greg Pike More

Ramsey, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I wrote a review in March 2013 about breathing issues in the pool area. We were given passes to return another day. After a year, the boys decided to try it again but decided not to go into the hot tub...the place where they had problems breathing. Everything seemed to be going fine. The pool was packed and spectators were... More

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

NL99, Thank you for your feedback. I have shared your comments with our maintenance team for review. I did look at our pool logs to ensure the readings were in line. Our maintenance department checks the chemical levels a minimum of 4 times when the park is open. Sincerely, Greg Pike More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Stayed here for one night while in town for a work-related conference. Had extremely noisy neighbors (upstairs and next door), thus a restless night of little sleep, had a completely unacceptable meal from the restaurant via room service, and received no forms of apology from the staff for our inconveniences. Very unsatisfied customer, would not recommend.

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

Rebecca, I would like to thank you for taking the time to share your comments about your experience. I would like to apologize for the lack of follow through from our staff. I will share your comments with our management team so they can address them with their teams and correct the deficiencies. Sincerely, Greg Pike More

Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
20 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We brought the grandkids to stay at the Holiday Inn and use the waterpark. We chose to spend a little more and got a suite which had two bedrooms--one King bed and two bunk beds. The living area also had a pull-out couch. Our room had a microwave and fridge. At check in we were given certificates for free dinners... More

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

Thank you very much for the taking the time to share your excellent family experience! We are thrilled that your visit was outstanding and you were able to enjoy all the wonderful offerings we provide. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Greg Pike More

Elk River
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

The staff at the hotel/waterpark were really great and did provide good service under the circumstances. We tried to check-in to our room (along with many other guests) at the check-in time and ended up making two different trips to the front desk and waiting an hour to get our room. The waterpark locker rooms were a mess and used... More

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

Thank you for sharing your feedback abour your stay with us over the President's Day holiday. I am happy to hear that our staff was helpful during this busy weekend. Unfortunately we did experience some issues with our laundry equipment that did affect our production. I certainly apologize for the delays you encountered, as our team always works hard to... More

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Address: 9200 Quaday Ave. NE, Elk River, MN 55330
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Elk River
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River 3*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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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 
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