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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter

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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I suspect the time of year makes a huge difference. Schools weren't out yet for summer break. There is a laser tag/small water park attached to the hotel and based on other reviews, it can get noisy when those are open and busy. My room was clean and well maintained. The staff was very friendly. The breakfast in the morning...

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

Thank you Robert R for your review and observations! We definitely appreciate your patronage. During the summer we do tend to pick up with families celebrating their summer vacation. If you are traveling on business a great recommendation is to request a top floor. We do find that the vast majority are very respectful of other guests. Thank you and...

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Went to the 10k Hole Tournament as a family this time. Us girls stayed behind and played in water park. Our room was nice and big for King Suite but not separated... The hotel is perfect for families. The water park is geared for kids under 10? Our 2yr old was able to navigate the little section by herself. Our...

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

Thank you Ann A for your review on our property! I'm excited to read that your family had a great time during the Ice Fishing event. We look forward to serving your family in the future and good luck to your future ice fishing journeys. Safe travels to you and your family, Thomas V Manager

Sebeka, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

We brought our 2 daughters and 2 of their friends to stay for a min-birthday party getaway! I was blown away upon check-in with the amazing service. The desk workers were kind, helpful and patient with all of my questions. The hotel room was large and slept all 6 of us comfortably. The kids ranged from 8-11, and 2 of...

Thank 75BeccaP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So let's start with people calling it noisy, this place is for family fun, if your a stick in the mud and can't handle noise or fun don't go. But don't write a bad review because you do y know how to have fun. We have now been to all the water parks in Minnesota, this by far being our...

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

Thank you Kayla K for your review! I see that you are an expert in waterpark travel and I'm very excited to see that we earned high remarks at our facility! We will continue to do our best to provide the best possible experience. Safe Travels and we cant wait to serve your family again! Thomas V Manager

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed there for one night my family and I. Just so we could use their Waterpark. The room was very nice the beds were very comfortable very very clean. The breakfast was stellar and the arcade room for the kiddos was sweet. They have laser tag but my kids aren't old enough for laser tag so we didn't try...

1Thank Dylan J
Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Thank you Dylan J for your review and observations! We will work on making the tubes more readily available to all our guests to ensure that they are being shared throughout. We look forward to serving your family in the future! Safe travels to you and your family, Thomas V Manager

Mapleton, Minnesota
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We stayed this past weekend at the hotel. Our stay started with an unorganized check in process. The front desk was slammed with guests. While the ladies at the front desk did an excellent job of handling all of the guests, it was about a 25 minute wait to check in. Once we were checked in, we were later told...

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

Hello Christine G! Thank you so much for your review, observations, and suggestions. A lot of times we are faced with the shortage of tubes due to demand on the tubes. We certainly do our best to provide an ample supply, but I love your suggestion on having separate tubes for the slides and the lazy river. I'm so happy...

Bismarck, ND, United States
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We recently stayed at this hotel The staff was very friendly, the room was clean and breakfast staff friendly. We stayed in a room on the first floor on a Friday night. Early Saturday morning we could hear above us what sounded like a heard of kids running around. Though we were upset at first about this it brought back...

Thank Harry E
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, responded to this review

Dear Harry E, Thank you for writing a review on our hotel. Our goal is to deliver exceptional service and comfortable accommodations, and we appreciate you choosing to stay with us. It is nice to know that the cleanliness of the room received are at par and for acknowledging our friendly staff. However, we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience the...

Plymouth, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I exhaustively researched hotels with indoor water parks in Minnesota and choose this hotel due to the size of the 'splash pad' area and options for younger children. It did not disappoint! We stayed in a beautiful double queen executive suite which had plenty of space for the girls (3.5 and 2) to run around. The hotel was very clean...

Thank Nateandbri
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Very very noisy little brats running around slamming doors at 10:30 at night was here on business rough trying to sleep with LOUD Brat screaming and slamming doors if ya want a quiet hotel this place isn't it

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

Hello PELOQUINS- Thank you so much for reaching out to us. We do our very best to block our business travelors away for potential noise. I'm sorry that you did not find that during your stay. We will continue to do our best to accomodate every guest that is staying with us. Thank you, Thomas V Manager

Goodland, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We had a really great time. My husband and I, our 2 year old twins, 13 year old daughter and her friend all stayed in a Queen and 2 bunk room. The curtained off bunk room was a huge bonus since we had 4 kids with. Although, It could have an updated TV/DVD player and the bean bag was very...

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

Hello Andrea B Thank you so much for celebrating your break with us, I'm very happy to hear that overall you found the recreation facilities to be top notch and the added benefit of our additional seating in our breakfast area. Our hotel guests are certainly are our top priority. We will certainly work on the items you suggested that...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
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  • Microwave
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • 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: $170 - $349 (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.”
29harrye, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I prefer rooms on the top floor, they're a bit quieter.”
PeterRayV, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“left a tip as the room was always cleaned and fresh towels in the room”
joannb746, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“First floor room in the middle of the hall was noisy, both from above and from the hallway. Paper thin walls!”
27JeanG, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Away from water park”
MsMMiler, 17 May 2016 | Read review
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