I stayed for a week for a business trip. There were a number of annoyances, but they were all offset by the superb work of the staff - especially the young gentleman working the night desk. From the chambermaids to the desk staff, all service was top shelf for a budget hotel.
The hotel is showing its age for sure, but it is very clean and comfortable. The king room was a decent size. Location is alright, you're 10-15 minutes from downtown ($15-$20 cab ride), and there's some restaurants and a 24 hour Cubs Foods within a 5 minute walk. Shuttle service was quick and friendly, but they won't got to the airport ($30 - $35 cab ride). Sore spots include ridiculously slow wireless internet, flaky tv/movie system, not a decent cup of coffee to be found anywhere, and restaurant/room service that is just a hair north of palatable.
Not a bad stay for the price overall. Not a place you'd want to bring your wife, but if I'm back in town for business it will certainly be considered.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Holiday Inn St Paul East is a full service hotel that fits the needs of many travelers. Whether you are here for 3M, business meetings or leisurely travel, the Holiday Inn St Paul East will fit your needs. The Holiday Inn St Paul East offers a swimming pool, whirlpool, game room, fitness center, shuttle service within 10 miles (based on availability), a restaurant that serves breakfast and dinner with room service and much more! Our restaurant is called McKnight's Bar and Grill, and we have a wide variety on our great menu! Come and enjoy the great amenities and comfortable rooms at the Holiday Inn St Paul East! ... more less
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- Holiday Inn St. Paul-i94-East (3m Area) Hotel Saint Paul
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