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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2008
Black-Hills-Freak Eagle Lake, Minnesota
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Eagle Lake, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2008

After reading the negative reviews we were somewhat reluctant to stay at the hotel. But, It is very close to the Minnesota State Fair - our destination- and we hoped it would be acceptable. This hotel has always had ambiance that just won't quit! It was very creatively inserted into what used to be a major railroads' locomotive shop and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2008

we came in from out of state for a wedding we stayed here because if we booked a block we would get a discount we had 22 rooms booked 6 months in advance we got there the 14th of aug we found out that lighting struck the building on the 12th and things were not repaired yet like the cable... More

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WIsconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2008

WOW.........where do I start. Oh yeah, DON'T STAY HERE!!!!!! I was appalled when I checked in to this hotel. The dirty concrete floors, open ceiling beams filled with cobwebs, and the smell of the building was an absolute turn off, I thought about turning around and walking right back out....but decided to give it a chance and check out the... More

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Marquette, MI
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2008

I really liked the railroad theme and someone did a nice job renovating this old building 20 some years ago, but it is really looking down at the heels. Our room was large and the beds were fine, but it was not clean. Dirty scuffed up walls, a divider wall that was so dirty it was sticky to touch, etc.... More

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Aberdeen, South Dakota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2008

We stayed at the Best Western Bandana Square Hotel in St. Paul, MN for only one night. We attended a concert at the Excel Center. We had an excellent stay. Our room was nice with a refrigerator and microwave. Not sure if all rooms have this but I believe it is available on request. The bed was very comfortable. The... More

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Portland, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2008

This hotel sounds like it would be great, but they don't have a heating/air conditioning system that functions - I mean, no air comes out. Our room was at least 80 degrees, despite the fan that we were loaned. The staff was kind, but there was nothing they could do. How can you have a hotel with no air system,... More

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Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2008

My husband chose this particular location as it was conveniently located to his nearby training session and because it has a train theme for me, the family train buff. On the positive side, let me begin by saying that the room itself was nice enough and certainly a good value for the money. The housekeeping staff were friendly and kept... More

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Madison, WI
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2008

We stayed there recently and you can clearly see there is potential in the facility, but that the current management doesn't have much interest in bringing that potential to the surface. Maintenance is clearly not a priority. The room's ventilation system howled and whined 24-hours a day. The thermostat had been punished by a previous guest and no longer functioned.... More

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Thunder Bay
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2008

I've actually stayed at this hotel twice.... Once back in 2006 with a bunch of guys on a hockey trip. The hotel was perfect for us... cheap, clean, pool, good breakfast and just down the road from a bar that had a shuttle to the XCel Center. My second trip I brought the girlfriend and two kids (9 and 3).... More

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Caldwell, New Jersey
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2007

When we checked into the hotel we were infomed that our room was one flight up and to the left. No elevator! No one to carry our bags. When I asked about the pool the desk clerk wasn't sure if there was a pool. i had looked at the hotel online and knew more about the place than the desk... 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
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Bandana Square 2.5*
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