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Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

How many hotels have an incredible waterpark attached to it?! We have travelled to more than a hundred hotels with a little slide in the pool at best, and this one has everything?! We're talking about a kid's area, BB pool, lazy river, toilet bowl, speed slide and a raft ride. That's the same that you get at the outside... More 

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Jenny G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Pam, Thank you so much for taking the time to let everyone know what a great hotel and water park we have!!! It is so wonderful to hear that you are making fun memories here with your kids! We do our best to make sure that everyone has a great experience and love it when guests give us the opportunity... More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

My husband, my one-year old son, my father and I stayed at the Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River over the 4th of July weekend. I was a bit apprehensive to book this hotel, given that it had an overall TripAdvisor score of 3.5 out of 5. We were thinking about staying at the Radisson Hotel Bloomington by Mall of America... More 

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Jenny G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Amy, Thank you so much for the amazing review! I am so happy that you chose to stay with us and had a great experience! We are so happy when our guesst get an opportunity to really enjoy the hotel and our great water park. I hope you also had an opportunity to visit the "Fun Zone" located in the... More 

Minneapolis
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

A bit pricey for the room, but spacious and very clean. We had our 4 year olds birthday party at the water park. The kids loved it. Ages ranged from 4 to 10 for kids and all enjoyed it. Great water slides! Unable to bring outside food into the pool area so it was nice to have a room near... More 

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Jenny G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Karr, Thank you for choosing us to host your child's Birthday party! We host many Birthday parties here and kids really enjoy all the fun things to do! We hope you were able to visit our concession stand inside the water park. There are many great choices along with a very large variety of smoothies to pick from. We hope... More 

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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We had a small group of kids that went to the water park and then a few of us stayed overnight. The kids loved the water park -- it was perfect for them and it was convenient for the adults to monitor them from one of the tables. One complaint -- we were not allowed to bring the hotel lobby... More 

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Jenny G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review! I am glad the kids loved the water park! It really is a lot of fun. The next time you come to visit, you will have to check out our "Buddy's Fun Zone". There is so much to do there as well (blacklight glow mini golf, Buddy Ball, Air Hockey, foosball, ping... More 

Blackduck, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

For being a Holiday Inn - we was quiet disappointed. My husband came down for work and we brought our grand daughters with so we could use the water park. The water park is closed except for weekends and Friday night, and they do not have any other pool for us to use. So we played in the room during... More 

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Jenny G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Andithenana, Thank you for your feedback about your recent stay with us. We depend on these to help us to know what we are doing right and what areas we need to improve on to make sure that all of our guests have a great experience. I am truly sorry that you were disappointed. I hope that you will give... More 

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Collierville, Tennessee
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45 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

We stayed here for a wedding June 2016 and you would think an indoor waterpark would be open in June, not so much. When the block of rooms was booked for the wedding guests the employees told us they had a waterpark, they just failed to mention that it would not be open during our stay, great customer service! Having... More 

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Jenny G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Michael, Thank you for your feedback. I am so sorry that you were not able to enjoy our waterpark during your stay with us. It really is an amazing waterpark. During the off season months, our waterpark is open every weekend, Friday through Sunday. Beginning June 15th through Labor Day weekend, it is open 7 days a week! Our waterpark... More 

Anoka, Minnesota
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13 reviews
Reviewed 3 June 2016

The Hotel beds where horrible. Very hard. The bathroom was not very clean. We stayed on the first floor which was very noisy. You could every noise from the hallway possible. We had to wait for at least 20 minutes to even check in to our hotel room.

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Jenny G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback from your recent visit with us. I am very sorry to hear that you did not find our beds comfortable. I am also concerned about the bathroom not being up to our normal standards and will discuss this with the housekeeping team. I know they will be disappointed. While our hotel is very popular, especially... More 

Kingman, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We were staying at this waterpark recently and they had an issue with the waterpark. It was down for an hour while they inspected the waterpark and then turned back on. It is nice to see a company take their guests safety seriously. It was very disappointing to see guests at the front counter asking for their money back for... More 

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Jenny G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review! We really appreciate that you understand and could tell how much we care for our guests. Safety is so important and when we see an issue, we take care of it as quickly and efficiently as possible. Thank you for being our guests! We hope to see you again in the very... More 

Watford City, North Dakota
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54 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

The motel part was ok. I'm giving it 3 stars only because the motel rooms weren't very clean and the girl at the front desk was 100 percent awful at her job. The bathrooms were very stinky like pee and I could see the floors weren't clean at all. The beds weren't horribly uncomfortable but the pillows were pretty bad.... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Dear Mjwali, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to share your experience. We are delighted to know that you have enjoyed our waterpark facility. However, we sincerely apologize if the room conditions and service level of staff did not live up to your expectations. We assure you that all the points you've shared will be... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We have been to this waterpark a few times. I think the waterpark is in need of some maintenance. It seems as if it is slowly falling apart. There was also like a cup of sand in the hot tub. I thought the staff were friendly and helpful especially Donna at the restaurant, she is a true gem!! However the... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River, responded to this review

Dear sfeekes918, Thank you for your feedback. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We’re sorry we fell below your expectation regarding the waterpark condition, food selection and restaurant service. We will address these concerns. We take all reviews positive and negative very seriously, and your feedback will help us improve... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn & Wild Woods Waterpark Hotel. Home of one of the largest Indoor Water parks in Minnesota! Our full-service hotel is a new facility located minutes from Graco, Great River Energy, Albertville Premium Outlets, Lowes, Cabelas, Cargill, Siemens, Sci-med and Ramsey Industrial Park. Our guest rooms are well-outfitted for the traveling executive, including a spacious and well-lit work area, and Corporate QUIET Floor. Our on site lounge and restaurant, the Mississippi Valley Grill and Bar, is a great place to relax and enjoy dinner in a Northwoods atmosphere. In-room dining is available 7 days a week. The waterpark takes you back to the River Town of old. With three water slides, a lazy river, basketball water court and a child's play area, there is fun and variety for all ages. The waterpark is open daily in SUMMER. WATER PARK HOURS: SEPTEMBER through MAY: Mon. Closed, Tues. Closed, Wed. Closed, Thursday 4pm-9pm, Fri. 4pm-10pm, Sat. 8am-10pm, Sun. 8am-9pm. Call for availability we are open for some school vacations! The conference/ meeting area features 7 breakout rooms with multiple room combinations and up to 120 people for general sessions, parties and/ or receptions. Our constant caring team is empowered and dedicated to providing you with a memorable experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River

Address: 9200 Quaday Ave. NE, Elk River, MN 55330
Region: United States > Minnesota > Elk River
Price Range: $129 - $260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River 3*
Number of rooms: 125
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Holiday Inn Minneapolis Nw-Elk River Hotel Elk River
Holiday Inn Otsego Mn
Otsego Water Park
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“Suites with interior bedrooms have less noise from the hallways. We always choose the top floor so we don't hear people walking above us.”
 of 5 bubbles Familyof5Summer2016, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Top floor very quiet.”
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“becuase it was spring break and we were on the bottom floor it was very loud until 10:30p”
 of 5 bubbles sfeekes918, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“See above. 2 bedroom suite recommended for space for families”
 of 5 bubbles Y2500BGsusanb, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Bring your own coffee!!! Their coffee tasted like hot, brown water!”
 of 5 bubbles NatalieBB21, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
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