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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter

HIExpress.comUS$123*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Superior
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Friendly receptionists, clean place with a water park. Close to many restaurants and stores on HWY 371. Mills Fleet Farm, a shopping mall, and the Brainerd International Raceway. If you ask for a room on the end you will have an extra window for viewing. Nice peaceful side streets for a morning walk with a cup of coffee, woods and...

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Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Hello David E- Thank you so much for your review! I'm happy that you where able to take a little nature walk and great tips on our property. We appreciate your viewpoint and look forward to seeing you again. Thank you, Thomas V Manager

Apple Valley, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 May 2015

The hotel here is fantastic! Comfortable beds, great amenities, decent food, and friendly staff. The only reason I didn't rate this place a 5/5 is the lifeguards/staff in the water park. The water park was decent, nothing over the top but pretty good for what it was. However the lifeguards were terrible at there job! Kids climbing up the (un-monitored)...

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Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Hello Laura Y-- I"m very pleased that you found our accomodations great and the waterpark good. Thank you so much for your review, I will make sure to pass your review onto our staff along with our Waterpark Manager so we can address what you found lacking in our staff. I know they strive to provide a great experience for...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 April 2015

I tend to travel a bit for business and it can be tricky to bring the family, but this location makes it easy! My kids are always asking when my next trip to Brainerd/Baxter is! All of my usual business needs are accommodated and there is plenty to do for the kids. The staff was great. The food was good...

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Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Hello Familymanonbusiness- Thank you so much for your review! We strive to provide the best experience for all your travel needs and I will pass on your great words to our staff. Thank you, Thomas V General Manager

Reviewed 7 April 2015

my four kids and I stayed over Easter weekend and they had a fantastic time. The hotel room was the same as any holiday inn express and we had 2 queens and a camp bed. The main area was the swimming pools and the kids loved it. Great bonus in that it's free when staying so the value was brilliant....

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Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Hello Celtic67matt-- Thank you so much for visiting us over the Easter Break! It is awesome to have a great family fun experience for families of all ages. We will continue to provide a top notch experience and look forward to your families future visits. Thank you, Thomas V General Manager

Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

Such kindness is a rare find. Staff were gracious, even hosting an Easter egg hunt this morning. Water park attendants most helpful and kind, going out of their way to create a pleasant experience . Clean, well-appointed and quiet. Definitely will do this again.

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Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Hello Mary W-- It was so great having your family over for the Easter Break. Our staff had a wonderful time with the egg hunt and providing a great experience to our guests. We look forward to your future visits. Thank you, Thomas V General Manager

Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 March 2015

I cannot express how amazing the staff is here they were more than accommodating, super friendly and understanding. Our room was pretty standard for hotel rooms but I did think the beds were more comfortable than most. Our bathroom was very pretty and I loved the showerhead and the fact that they didn't have that weird thing that some hotels...

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Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Hello Amanda P.-- Thank you so much for those great words on our staff. I'm blessed to have such an awesome staff that strives to provide a great experience! I will certainly pass on the great words! Thank you, Thomas V Manager

Marble, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 March 2015

The staff was very friendly so I would love to give a shout out to them. A few complaints however about the facilities. Having a toddler as soon as we got to our room I checked the lock on the door that only allows you to open the door an inch or so and it was broken. I do have...

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Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Hello Lori G - Thank you so much for the review and observations on our property. We do strive to provide a great service experience and I'm very happy to read that the staff went the extra mile to make corrections to improve your stay. I will talk to our departments in improving our room cares to insure that these...

Deerwood, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 March 2015

My family and I stayed here for a night as we decided to take a short trip from home. The service was excellent, the staff was friendly, and the cleanliness of the hotel was exceptional. I would definitely recommend this hotel as our experience was top-notch!

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Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Hello Ted A- Thank you so much for your review, I'll make sure to pass on your kind words to our staff. We strive to provide a great experience. Thank you, Thomas V GM

Woodbury, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 February 2015

My family stayed here for my daughter's 7th birthday and had a great time. We reserved the family suite that had the fun room for the kids (with bunk beds and own tv. The room was pretty small, but was a fun experience that the kids loved. The free breakfast was pretty good as it had bagels, sausage and warmed...

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Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Hello Jason4465- Thank you for reviewing our property, we really appreciate your patronage. I'm happy to read that overall you found great value at our facility. We strive for excellence, we'll continue at reviewing noise at our property to find better solutions to control the hallway noise. Thank you for your suggestions! Thank you, Thomas V, General Manager

Stacy, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 February 2015

We love to spend time at this hotel/water park with our kids and other families, especially over the New Year holiday! We've stayed here more than once and our experience is always the same. Super friendly staff, clean rooms, wonderful family-friendly water park that the kids love, and a great free breakfast! And I have to give them huge credit...

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Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Hello KRS22-- Thank you for your continue patronage to our property. We really appreciate your kind words and I'll certainly pass them on to the staff. We do have a great staff that is proud do deliver superior service in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Look forward to seeing you next New Years Eve! Thank you, Thomas V, General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express Brainerd Baxter is home to the fun and exciting Three Bear Waterpark. Reserve a Waterpark Package & enjoy over 30,000 sq. ft. of water fun, including 3 water slides, lazy river, activity pool with water walk, zero depth Spray Deck with 1000 gallon dumping bucket, family hot tub, and adults only hot tub! A visit to the waterpark can really work up an appetite! Stay the day and grab a bite to eat at Three Bear Grill then onto more fun at Grizzly Arcade Room with a ticket/redemption & prize counter. Business travelers will enjoy our great business amenities such as free high-speed Internet with wireless and hardwire access, fitness room, 24 hour business center, complimentary business services such as FAX and print at the front desk, complimentary beverages for all Priority Club members, corporate quiet floor and discounted access to the FitQuest Athletic Club located 2 blocks behind the Holiday Inn Express Brainerd Baxter.We are conveniently located to all attractions the Brainerd Lakes Area as to offer; closest hotel to Brainerd International Raceway, minutes away from Legacy Golf Courses, Paul Bunyan Trail, and Paul Bunyan Land.We are dedicated to satisfying every guest's needs and desires for an extraordinary Brainerd Lakes experience. Business or Pleasure we ll be right for you!We ll see you soon at the Holiday Inn Express in the Brainerd Lakes Area! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter

Address: 15739 Audubon Way, Highway 371 North, Baxter, MN 56401-6959
Region: United States > Minnesota > Baxter
Price Range: RM550 - RM1,117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter 2.5*
Number of rooms: 98
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“Great hotel to take your kids to burn off energy.”
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“left a tip as the room was always cleaned and fresh towels in the room”
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“First floor room in the middle of the hall was noisy, both from above and from the hallway. Paper thin walls!”
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“Away from water park”
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