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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter

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15739 Audubon Way Highway 371 North, Baxter, MN 56401-6959 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews laser tag pizza water park all ages cinnamon rolls lazy river room was clean birthday party double tubes the grill life jackets a lot of fun double queen hallway noise wonderful hotel hot and cold items young kids
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff was friendly, and breakfast was decent. Room (cabin room with bunk beds for kids) was MUCH smaller than the pictures make it look - felt super cramped and uncomfortable for 2 adults and 2 young children. Game room was down for maintenance for our...More

Thank Carley B
Response from Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-BaxterResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Carley B for your review! I'm very sorry that the facilities were not running during your stay. During the week, we only have our pools in operations. I'm sorry to hear that the swim instructor was rude your family, I will certainly talk...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the end of June in the middle of the week. My two children ages 6 & 9 loved the indoor water park. Two really big slides, lazy river and another splash pad and activity area. Rooms were great for a family of...More

1  Thank Chad L
Response from Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-BaxterResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you Chad L! We hope to see you again as well at the end of summer. Thank you for your compliments and we will do our best to keep up the great work. Appreciate you and we look forward to serving your family again....More

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights while in town for a funeral. Due to the waterpark there are a lot of kids running up and down the halls. We had a hard time sleeping. The staff was WONDERFUL! The breakfast is fantastic. The beds/pillows are comfortable. The...More

Thank ericlA9051AJ
Response from Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-BaxterResponded 30 August 2018

Thank you ericIA9051AJ for your review, we appreciate your feedback on our property. We'll do our very best to address noise and crowd control at night. I'll discuss with our Maintenance team on some updates to spruce up our property. We hope to serve your...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This hotel is top notch with tons of stuff for the kids to do! My 16 year old son loved the laser tag and arcade! The waterpark was very enjoyable - I loved the lazy river! Breakfast was also very delicious with a good variety!

Response from Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-BaxterResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you TLHZD for your review! We are excited to offer all our great activities to enjoy during your stay. We look forward to serving your family in the future. Safe Travels, Thomas V Manager

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed here while in town for our son’s baseball tournament. We stayed in the double treetop room and had plenty of room for our family of 4. The water park and laser tag area was a hit with all of the kids on our...More

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Response from Thomas V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-BaxterResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you ckkrueger3 for your review. We really appreciate being able to host your baseball team during their event. I appreciate your insight in regards to the gathering space. We'll do our best to accommodate and look forward to serving your family again in the...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Shuttle Bus Service
Dry Cleaning
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Price range
US$ 104 - US$ 231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$ 104 - US$ 231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Traveller (68)
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Pool & Beach (18)
Dining (4)
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18 December 2016|
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Response from Jeff O | Reviewed this property |
No they do not have a sauna.
25 September 2016|
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Response from rawbass2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a snack bar that sells pizza and snacks. Also, Tap Beer and Mixed Drinks!
Room Tips
"We did a suite with log cabin bun beds to have 2 of our grandchildren join us"
31 Jul 2018
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"We had 2 boys with us so we had first floor with bunk beds and it was great. There was some noise but..."
9 Jan 2018
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"Stay on second floor, less outside foot traffic..."
20 Jul 2017
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"Great hotel to take your kids to burn off energy."
5 Feb 2017
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