This property is located within a 5-minute drive of the Mall of America, which includes more than 400 stores, a theme park, an aquarium, theatres, mini-golf, a comedy club and multiple restaurants. Offering a free shuttle service to the Mall of America and the Minneapolis Saint Paul International Airport (MSP), which is about a 10-minute drive away, this hotel is well located for guests looking for convenient access to the mall and/or airport.
This hotel is 100% smoke free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, free newspapers, a TV, a desk, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer and air conditioning. Suites provide more spacious accommodations and also include a sofabed. Accessible rooms are available.
Parking is available on site for an additional fee of $10 per night. This hotel offers a free 24-hour shuttle service to the Minnesota International Airport (MSP), a nearby light rail station and the Mall of America. Pets are not permitted.
A free breakfast is served from 6 am to 10 am. This hotel does not have an on-site restaurant, however, room service is available daily from 11 am to 9 pm.
Other on-site amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness centre, a business centre, a guest laundry facility, same-day dry cleaning service, an ATM, an ice machine and safe deposit boxes.
The Minnesota Zoo is a 14-minute drive away. Downtown Minneapolis is about 20 to 25 minutes away by car and features the Hennepin Theatre Trust, Guthrie Theatre, the HHH Metrodome Mall of America Field and the Sculpture Garden. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on September 10, 2013: Free breakfast hours and on-site dining details.
Many guests described generally pleasant stays at this hotel, among the reviews used for this analysis, and many reviewers described their rooms as clean. Some other guests added that their rooms were comfortable and spacious, while a couple of reviewers specifically mentioned that their beds were comfortable.
The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service.
Many guests found the location convenient for accessing the Mall of America. Several reviewers appreciated the free shuttle service to MOA and the airport (MSP) and a few of these reviewers described the shuttle service as prompt and the personnel as friendly.
Many reviewers praised the food and selection at the free breakfast, while a couple of other guests enjoyed the indoor pool area.
There were a few common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial, although most guests were happy overall.
A couple of guests thought that the room rates were expensive.
A couple of reviewers found the in-room mini-fridges loud, while one guest was disturbed by noise from a neighbouring room.
While the staff were frequently complimented, as mentioned above, a couple of reviewers thought that they waited too long to check-in.
gave this hotel an average score of 3.9 out of 5, with 85% of 298 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #28 out of 38 hotels in Bloomington, with an average score of 3.5 out of 5, from 209 reviews.
The author called the hotel on September 10, 2013 to verify some information.