We stayed at the Crowne Plaza over a weekend while attending a wedding. The staff was friendly and our check-in went smoothly.
Our room had been remodeled and was nice, but maybe a little small. The king bed did not leave much room for sitting at the desk.
The bathroom was nice and well lit. There was even a lighted side magnifying mirror. The shower did not have anywhere to set the soap or hair products, which was strange. It was also a newer design with just a short glass wall separating it from the rest of the bathroom and no door. That let a lot of water escape.
The bed was comfortable and there were several pillows from which to choose. There was no bedspread. Maybe still to come?
The hotel is located on the river and there are some nice walking paths. It was a short walk to the St Paul Farmer's market. We didn't notice a lot of shops within walking distance, but the Science Museum was next door.
The hotel had a restaurant with a breakfast buffet. Omelets are made to order, there was fresh fruit along with the usual buffet choices. The separate pub was a great lunch stop.
All in all, it was a nice place to stay.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Situated atop the bluffs of the Mississippi River in downtown Saint Paul, the Crowne Plaza Hotel St. Paul-Riverfront is one of the top greater Minneapolis hotels for Minnesota vacations or business travel. Relax in comfortable accommodations while enjoying unrivaled access to the best of the Twin Cities. At Crowne Plaza, guests can enjoy a 24-hour business service, free wireless high speed internet access in rooms and throughout event space, three restaurants, and indoor pool, plus fitness and leisure facilities.Long a favorite venue for meeting planners and conference attendees among greater Minneapolis convention hotels, the Crowne Plaza Hotel St. Paul-Riverfront offers an attentive catering staff and over 50,000 sq. ft. of elegant event space.Our St. Paul, downtown hotel is convenient to: Saint Paul RiverCentre Convention Center, Xcel Energy Center Arena, Mall of America, Minnesota Children's Museum, Minnesota State Capitol, Minnesota History Center, Science Museum of Minnesota, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Como Zoo and Conservatory, Minnesota Zoo, Target Center, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Crowne Plaza Saint Paul
- Saint Paul Crowne Plaza