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Location: Airport

  • Location: Airport
  • Closest City: SAINT PAUL
  • Distance From Hotel: 5.0MI
  • Local time zone: GMT-05:00

Check In: 3:00 PM Check Out: 12:00 PM

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 12:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age: 21
  • Late checkout available

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  • Number of Rooms:14
  • Parking
  • Service Animals Allowed



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What's Nearby

State Capital
Distance From Hotel:12.0MI
Mall of America
Distance From Hotel:15.0MI



  • Number of parking spaces:150
  • Car Parking Available
  • Our hotel features complimentary parking for each day of your stay. Staying with us before or after your next vacation or business trip? Check out our park and fly package featuring transportation and parking for up to 7 days at a nominal charge!


Standard Internet Service

Standard Internet service is free for all guests
Wireless Internet available in Standard Rooms,Executive Rooms,Suites,Business Center,Public Areas
Wired Internet available in Business Center



  • Total number of rooms:89
  • Total number of suites:20
  • Total number of rooms with only one bed:35
  • Total number of rooms with only double beds:55
  • Total number of non-smoking rooms:89
  • Total number of rooms for the physically challenged:14
  • Interior corridor
  • Total number of floors:3
Welcome to the newest Holiday Inn Express hotel located in Inver Grove Heights, MN.

We are nestled south of I 494 on Hwy 52, offering free shuttle service to Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport “MSP”, Minneapolis-St. Paul Municipal Airport “SGS” and South St. Paul Municipal Airport “SGS”.

Whether for business or pleasure the Holiday Inn Express Inver Grove Heights hotel is the perfect choice! The hotel is close to restaurants, shopping and attractions such as B
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Welcome to the newest Holiday Inn Express hotel located in Inver Grove Heights, MN.

We are nestled south of I 494 on Hwy 52, offering free shuttle service to Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport “MSP”, Minneapolis-St. Paul Municipal Airport “SGS” and South St. Paul Municipal Airport “SGS”.

Whether for business or pleasure the Holiday Inn Express Inver Grove Heights hotel is the perfect choice! The hotel is close to restaurants, shopping and attractions such as B 52 Burgers & Brew, Showplace 16 Movie Theatre “AMC” and the Commemorative Air Force Museum. The hotel is just minutes from the St. Paul & Minneapolis downtown areas, Children’s Museum, Science Museum, Xcel Energy Center, Mall of America Field Target Center Target Field and the Mall of America; home of Nickelodeon Universe. The hotel is also conveniently located to companies such as CHS, Flint Hills Refinery, Wipaire, Target and 3M.

Start your day with a hot breakfast featuring a variety of hot items. The Holiday Inn Express St. Paul South Inver Grove Heights hotel features 89 nicely appointed guestrooms and suites including upgraded rooms with whirlpool tubs, sofa sleepers and free high speed Internet access throughout. Get energized in our brand new fitness center, with state of the art equipment & unwind in our indoor heated pool and spa. Business center and meeting space are available to meet your needs.

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Our hotel is just minutes from the Mall of America as well as the Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport and St. Paul Flight Center with complimentary shuttle service provided to each of these areas.

Guest Reviews

Rated 3.5 out of 5 by 481 reviewers.
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Not up to par Thursday night I was kept up by a party happening 3 stories up from my room. I called and the front desk staff told me that they would be done at midnight and I needed to wait. I had a conference to attend there at the hotel the next day at 7am. I called yet again and asked if anyone else complained and he said yes all the way down to the 16th floor. So I asked why are they still going he stated yet again that they had reservations until 12am. I also spoke to the front desk in person the next day and he stated he was sorry but nothing could be done. The room I stayed in was barely enough to walk in and out of the bathroom and I had to close the bathroom door to get to the closet in the hallway. When I checked in Thursday I had asked if there was a fitness center and he stated yes. I went to check it out after I was checked in and my key did not work, so I went back to the front desk and he had to make me a 3rd key to get into the fitness center. Why did he not do that when I checked in? October 9, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent Staff, Lovely Clean Hotel Small but very clean room with large clean, modern bathroom. Excellent breakfast selection with a friendly restaurant staff. Very helpful concierge. I had a beautiful view of the river and was able to watch the sun come up in the morning. Great downtown location, particularly if you have business at the federal court. October 9, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Too Much Going On, Check In Policy Was Strange There was a loud bash one night while we were there. You could hear the music several levels down. Also, renovations done to only half the rooms on our floor. Booked a room for 3 nights, had to check out and back in each morning to make sure we could stay in the same room. October 8, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Wonderful view and service. Beautiful river view from room. Staff helped us navigate eating establishments within walking distance. We enjoyed our visit to St. Paul to attend a wedding. October 7, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by A great location at a hotel in positive transition The St. Paul - Riverfront hotel is located across the street from the Mississippi River, what an excellent location in the great city of St Paul, particularly if you have a river view, which I did have during my recent visit. The hotel is under renovation with the remodeled rooms tastefully upgraded, very comfortable, with excellent amenities. The hotel service was outstanding and appreciate the support of the front desk, the concierge, housekeeping and everyone I encountered at the hotel. Great people, great service and look forward to my next visit. October 7, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Eating Facilities I was at the Minnesota AFL-CIO Convention. The Convention commenced at 3:00 PM on a Sunday, September 21, 2014. The main restaurant on the lobby floor was closed in the evening and there were over 1000 people in attendance with not much open in downtown St Paul. I can understand the retaurant not being open when there is no convention or conference in the hotel but you would think with a crowd that large the restaurant woukld be open. October 7, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 Great Place to Stay We enjoyed our stay tremendously from the friendly staff to the beautiful room Everything was clean and up to date. We had a tremendous view from our room which was decorated with a nice falir. The hotel is close to restaurants and other attractions in St. Paul. A great stay at a great hotel! October 7, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Kat The renovated rooms were very nice. The problem we encountered were the housekeeping answering our requests for cleaning the room and brining towels and washcloths. One day they left three washcloths and the next day only one!! Called the front desk several times to rectify this problem as there was no housekeeping number to contact. It seemed that the hotel was understaffed. The food in the hotel and for our event there was only average at the best. October 7, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Hotel in St. Paul Area The Crowne Plaza is a great hotel if you find yourself in the St. Paul area. The location is quiet and there's not too much around (except a couple decent bars), but the hotel itself is great. Great atmosphere and amenities. Plus a great guest room. Highly recommended. October 4, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Beware toilets partially hidden under the sink This is a fine hotel, yet I'll never stay there again because of the toilet under the sink configuration in Room 904. The hotel has fine conference facilities, so I might attend a conference there by stay somewhere else. October 3, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Crowne Plaza Riverfront in Saint Paul Overall great stay - have stayed there in the past, and would do so again. Staff is very friendly. September 30, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by The corner room was excellent I would stay here again; great location, the staff was attentive to our needs and the room was excellent. We were able to relax and unwind, just what we were looking for. September 29, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Great location and view We arrived much earlier than check in time. The Front Desk easily accommodated our luggage until we could check in. Basically they kept stringing us along; come back in two hours (10AM), then come back in an hour (11AM), then another hour (12 noon), then another hour (1PM), and another hour (2PM). We finally checked in after 2 PM. Normal check in time is 3PM. We would have appreciated being told from the beginning that we would not have been checked in until 3PM. We were led to believe they would try and expedite an earlier check in. As a result, we felt tethered to the hotel and unable to do any real sightseeing. September 27, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by great location, nice staff Experiences varied wildly within our group, but I found this hotel to be clean, friendly, and very conveniently located. September 26, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Horrible bed, just ok service I talked with someone 3 different times about being able to check in early, as I was part of a wedding party and wanted to check in before we needed to go to the church. I kept getting told different things, and was directed to different people. They did finally let me check in early, around 9:30, which I guess was one of the only nice things about the place. The service was nothing spectacular, one of the bellmen was very friendly and one valet guy as well. There were only 3 elevators for 22 floors, so majority of the time it took forever to get an elevator. The beds were awful, I think they were supposed to be sleep number beds - if so mine must've been broken, because it was hard no matter what setting I had it on. It was also higher in the middle, so I felt like I was going to roll out of bed all night. When I think of a downtown Crowne Plaza, I picture a nice hotel with great service and comfortable rooms - I was highly disappointed. It was definitely not worth the price I paid for room and parking, and I don't think I'll be staying there again. September 25, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by A pretty good hotel We found the hotel to be very convenient to all our excursions around St. Paul, from the river tours to the Fitzgerald Theater, and overall the staff were as welcoming and helpful as anyone could wish. However, there were times when the service was below par, as in the restaurant during a not-too-busy breakfast time, when we had to wait quite a while for a server to offer us juice and fresh coffee. Also, the housekeepers forgot our bath towels one day (leaving us with none) and seemed slow to provide replacement toiletries. While the general condition of the hotel seemed fine, the carpet in our room was rippled and soiled, and the carpet was much worse in the elevators. Still, our room's climate control worked well, it was quiet, and the rate was good. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who is not inordinately picky, as a good value. September 25, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by What happened to the pool? The hotel was nice and my stay very good. Staff was excellent, and room comfortable, except for way too soft pillows. The clock in the room was WAY too bright, and not the right time. But there was a great view. It seems they took out the pool earlier in the year, yet the guest info book in room still said their was one. The word pool was partially scratched out in the elevators, but whether or not there was one was unclear. Removal of the pool was a disappointment. An elevator broke down but was fixed by next day. Overall, it was a nice hotel. September 24, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Rooms need update and upkeep I checked into a room and there were holes in the carpet, stains on the carpet, the wall paper was peeling and the furniture was chipped. There was also a bit of a smell. Not good. I was switched to another room which was less damaged, but not really any nicer. Housekeeping never came the first day - when I inquired at 6:30pm, they offered to send someone over - One of conference rooms had a leak during the convention and water poured into the room. the other parts of the hotel where good. September 23, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by great front desk service/ and maid service I stayed here for a wedding the evening of 9/12/14. From the moment we tried to get early check in, to the time we checked out the front desk team was the best I have been to, very accommodating, our original room was not ready, so they let us look at 3 different rooms to see if it fit our needs (we were bridesmaids looking to get ready in a spacious room) we finally settled in on one room. The only negative thing I have to say about the room was our heat was stuck on in the bridal suite, and after we realized it was not cooling down they had a maintenance team come up and fix it ASAP. After the wedding I had 2 others incapable of driving home that night and I asked if I could fit two cots in my room and they had them in the room with in a matter of 5 minutes and I got my friends safely to sleep. The night we spent there was amazing and I recommend this to anyone planning a wedding event! September 23, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Comfortable beds and great features The Crowne Plaza St. Paul Riverfront provided a good night's sleep in very comfortable beds. The rooms have great features like built in USB chargers and outlets into the headboards and excellant lighting in the bathroom. The only drawback I found was that iHome alarm clock was off by 20 minutes and the only way to get the time set correctly was to sync with an iPhone 5 or newer device. September 22, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Parking Not too desireable for those that are handicapped. Limited parking and seems to be used by those that are not handicapped or do not display their permits and or license plates for that purpose. September 22, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by What Until Renovations are Complete Room sink completely clogged in the morning lost 90 minutes while they fixed it September 21, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Room in Beautiful Area of City The hotel is being renovated, and my room was modern and comfortable. The bathroom was very high end with a wonderful walk in shower. I heard no other guests during my stay unless I ran into them at the elevator. The bed was fantastic; this room met all of my needs for a short business stay. I would, however, recommend this hotel for leisure travel as well and wish I could have stayed longer to explore the area. September 20, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Disappointing Stay Very disappointed this stay. Could not get a room on a higher floor than 7. Room was tiny and felt cramped. Request to change rooms was not successful if we wanted a newly remodeled room. Parking should be included for the price of the room. September 17, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Great location Close to all St. Paul has to offer. Short drive to Minneapolis. September 16, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Home away from home Matthew assigned us to a wrap around suite. It was a SWEET suite. Chris helped us with our luggage and getting us settled in to our comfortable space. The view was spectacular, the location to the river and the wedding we were attending on Harriet Island was wonderful. After traveling for several days before arriving here, we really appreciated the extra space to relax. Thanks for the R&R. September 11, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Comfortable bed I stayed at the Crowne Plaza St. Paul Riverfront for a wedding at the James J. Hill Reference Library September 11, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Never again. I was at the Crowne Plaza for work, but my assistant and I were placed in rooms below a loud dance floor or party. the thumping music lasted until 12:00. Partiers came into our hallways to party, drink and break things until 2:30 a.m. The staff was unable to do anything to help the situation, but we still had to be at the Riverfront Center at 7:00 a.m. ready to deal with our clients. Never again. September 10, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Close the place while under construction! Horrible experience. Listen, close the place and finish construction in half the time without alienating IHG members. Now I have t question whether you care of me as a member and whether I should choose any IHG hotel in the future. September 9, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by No pool and hot tub! I stayed at this hotel for the third year in a row for the Women Rock! half marathon race. One of the main reasons for staying here is the hot tub and pool to relax our muscles after a long run. We were quite surprised to see that the pool and hot tub were no longer operational even though the web site still listed it as an option. We will not be staying here next year! September 5, 2014
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