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BEST WESTERN PLUS Bandana Square

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1010 Bandana Blvd W, Saint Paul, MN 55108-5107 (Formerly Holiday Inn Express)
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Ranked #3 of 17 Hotels in Saint Paul
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We made our annual trip to St Paul to meet our son who flew in from Hawaii for work. We all had a welcoming, comfortable experience, including our pet who was there for his seventh visit. The Best Western PLUS Bandana Square is a hidden gem with perfect, easy access to the entire metro area. Friendly staff, pleasant accommodations, great... More

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North Liberty, Iowa, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found it online and booked. For $129/night I was expecting nicer, more modern amenities. If you're looking for Raddsion- Ramada/ Marriott-esque this isn't it. But it's a good middle ground between those and like, super 8. The bed wasn't the worst ever but it wasn't great, either. There's no way to adjust the temperature in the room yourself -... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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77 reviews 77 reviews
8 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our daughter found this hotel for our trip to visit her. It's out in an industrial area but we found it quite charming. The hotel has been built inside an old train station,it maintains much of the structure and we enjoyed our stay. The included breakfast was fine, the room was nicely done and what my wife really liked were... More

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Fargo, North Dakota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family has stayed here several times because it is close to the U of M hospital where I had brain surgery. I keep returning to this hotel for my follow up appointments because of the charm. It was used to fix trains and still has the tracks running through the building and old wooden beams. My little boy thought... More

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Minneapolis, MN United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best Western Bandana Square is atmospherically different than any other hotel. At first it may seem strange, but you'll grow to love the break from the normal cookie-cutter hotels! Additionally the staff is awesome! You get the sense that the people that are employed there enjoy their job and understand their client's needs. I would recommend this place to anyone.

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really wanted to like this hotel. It's built inside an old train shop, it's close to downtown St. Paul, and it's reasonably priced. But the design means loud guestrooms. Many overlook either the pool or the breakfast area. We were in an interior room (220) which meant noise from the pool until 10:30 pm (though it was supposed to... More

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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 October 15, 2014

Stayed at Best Western Bandana Square when my daughter was a patient at Gillette hospital. Is a really cool hotel. Doesn't feel like your stereotype hotel it feels much more like home and the decor is like bringing the outdoors in. It was an old train station and still has alot of that charm with it with the railroad ties... More

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GMBandana, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bandana Square, responded to this review

Jeff n Sally C, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We appreciate the nice comments and glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you on your next visit to the Twin Cities! Thanks. More

Vacaville, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Stayed here for two nights during a quick trip to St. Paul to see Garrison Keillor live. I requested a quiet room, and that's definitely what I got (a corner room upstairs). Room seemed very clean, and the bed was notably comfy. They do have a pool and fitness center but I wasn't around enough to try them. Biggest problem... More

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GMBandana, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bandana Square, responded to this review

Dear Candace S, Thanks for the nice review of our hotel. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and apologize for the computers in the business center being down. We had been dealing with some computer issues but we had those fixed yesterday. Thanks again and we ope to see you on your next visit to the Twin Cities! More

Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Wow, what a fantastic place to stay. We were here for four days, three nights, hotel staff very pleasant, rooms large and clean, with refrig., microwave, iron and ironing board, (which came was very helpful), hair dryer and the much needed coffee maker. Hotel has a pool and kiddie pool along with a hot tub, a bar ( was surprised... More

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GMBandana, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bandana Square, responded to this review

Dear David A, Thank you for your nice review or our hotel. We are glad you enjoyed your stay for the wedding you were in town for. Thanks again! More

Glenville, Minnesota, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I stay at this hotel often while traveling to St. Paul or near the University of MN campus. THey have a free shuttle which is very helpful and also excellent breakfast and staff. The hotel is beautiful inside and build around an old train station. Ample, free parking are also perks when you are talking Twin Cities hotels!

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GMBandana, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bandana Square, responded to this review

Dear Megan T, Thanks for the very nice 5 star review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you soon the next time you are in St. Paul or visiting the U of M! Thanks More

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Address: 1010 Bandana Blvd W, Saint Paul, MN 55108-5107 (Formerly Holiday Inn Express)
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Saint Paul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Bandana Square 2.5*
Number of rooms: 109
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