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2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   161 St Anthony Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55103-2362
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Ranked #3 of 17 hotels in Saint Paul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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69 reviews 69 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I normally use Tripadvisor to search for hotels but even after staying at this one, I haven't looked it up so I honestly don't know what others are saying but this bathroom felt like it hadn't been cleaned. I have pictures of the pee stains on the toilet (NO males with me as I was on a business trip and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is the perfect location for seeing the Capitol, Historical Museum, St. Paul Cathedral and James J. Hill Mansion. We had no idea when we booked hotel how close and convenient it was. Everything was in walking distance. Also, not far from Mall of America and Airport. Would definitely stay here again if we come back to the area.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Checked in super late(@4am) . Quick check in, late night desk help was efficient...up to room. Slept. Woke up... went looking for room service/restaurant menu... found 3 empty alcohol bottles in bureau... clean room? NOT! Long black hairs in bathroom....and they were not ours..super gross! Dirty dishes sitting by the ice machine from Friday night to Sunday when we left...cleaning... More

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Liked: comfy beds, frig and microwave in room, nice pool area and spa, location, offer beer and a decent house wine in restaurant/bar, value, quality maid service Not impressed: restaurant on premises is cafeteria-grade quality (and sometimes nobody is around to serve you), hotel is updating (linens), but is still teetering in the 90s in places. Pool note: There is... More

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Omaha, USA
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66 reviews 66 reviews
39 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Best Western Kelly Inn falls into the “generic highrise by the interstate” category of hotels. With the right expectations, it can be an adequate place to stay. We were in town for a wedding, which happened to be the same weekend as the MLB All-Star Game, so everything was more expensive than usual. We used Hotwire to save money,... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two friends and I ate in this hotel's on-site restaurant, the Sweetwater Grille & Bar. When first entering it smelled of old grill grease; we stayed anyway but should not have. I ordered the beef taco salad. The bowl, itself, was thin and dark and looked as if it was soaked in oil. The beef had no seasoning, it was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is very nice. The location was great for us since the addition of the metro green line. The parking lot has plenty of room. The outdoor bar area was somewhat of a mess, newspapers blown around and other garbage. The rooms were clean and the layout was good. Bed was comfortable, nice sheets and blackout curtains. Not much... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On par with most decent hotels, this wasn't lacking in any particular area, nor shone extra brightly in any either. The room was clean, the bathroom was clean, the beds were comfortable and gave a good night's rest. The location is near the Roman Catholic Cathedral (within walking distance) and you can get right on the highway. But it's not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel while my daughter was admitted to Gillette Childrens hospital. They were very courteous and gracious right from the time of booking our room. Making sure to offer us a hospital discount. Our room was perfect size and beds were very comfortable. It had a great view of downtown St Paul and the Pillows were super comfy.... More

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Lansing, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Rooms were fine, but strange people around hotel. Realized that there are offices on 9th and 10th floor of the hotel. Didn't like having to share an elevator with people who were not guests of the hotel.

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Address: 161 St Anthony Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55103-2362
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Saint Paul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Kelly Inn 2.5*
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Also Known As:
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Best Western Kelly Hotel
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One of St. Paul’s best hotels, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Kelly Inn 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 Kelly Inn your first choice for St. Paul Minnesota hotels. ... more   less 
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