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Enjoy Our Brainerd, MN Hotel's Central Location
While in Brainerd, MN, patrons lodging with us enjoy excellent amenities like free Wi-Fi access, as well as a great location near major businesses and attractions. The Holiday Inn Express® Brainerd - Baxter Hotel is nestled in the heart of Minnesota, best known for its beautiful lakes and awesome outdoor recreation.
Corporate travelers appreciate our modern facilities, which boast an on-site Business Center with print, copy and fax services and a 975-sq-ft meeting room. We are near St. Joseph's Medical Center, and numerous businesses, including Costco and Mill Motors, also call Baxter, MN home.
Our hotel's guests enjoy access to Three Bear Water Park, our on-site water park that boasts everything from a lazy river to a 1,000-gallon dumping bucket. Water Park hours are seasonal. Please call for hours. Check out the area's other attractions, including Brainerd International Raceway and Legacy Golf Course at Craguns. During the spring and summer the area boasts over 400 miles of well-kept biking and hiking trails.
After a busy day in Brainerd, MN, guests lodging with us can order an excellent meal from Three Bear Grill or spend the evening in the on-site arcade. "Stay Smart" while you're in Baxter, MN and enjoy our hotel's complimentary, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar, which features such items as scrambled eggs, bacon, biscuits and fruit.
- Black-out Shades
- Rollaway Bed/Cot Available
- Crib Available
- Iron/Ironing Board
- Separate Hanging Closet
- In-Room Heating and A/C Controls
- Bathroom Amenities Available
- Hair Dryer
- Separate/Walk-in Shower
- Mini Refrigerator
- Coffee Maker
- Flat-screen TV
- Work Desk with Lamp
- Free Local Calls
- Premium Channels
- DVD/Video Rental
- CD Player
- Direct-dial Phone
- Phone with Voicemail
- Power Converter Available
- Electrical Adapters Available
- Complimentary Morning Newspaper
- Windows Open by Guest
- Connecting Rooms Available
- Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
- Full Breakfast Included
- Breakfast Buffet Included
- Continental Breakfast Included
- Complimentary Coffee in Lobby
- Room Service Available from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
We offer a fast casual style dining in our Three Bear Waterpark. Our Grill and Bar is open while the waterpark is open.
Location: Grill & Bar is located inside Three Bear Waterpark
Serves: Lunch, Dinner
Hours of Operation: : 11:00 AM-9:00 PM
Hotel Bars & Lounges
Open 7 days a week during waterpark hours and 5pm to 9pm during closed days of the waterpark.
Location: Three Bear Waterpark
- 1 Meeting Room(s) Available
- On-Site Business Center
- Office supplies available
- Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
- Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® One Rewards members
Entertainment & Recreation
- Indoor Pool
- Heated Indoor Pool
- Indoor Whirlpool
- Indoor Pool Slide
- Indoor Lifeguard on Duty
Health & Fitness
Complimentary Fitness Center
Air conditioned room with treadmill, exercise bicycle, eliptical, free weights, television, towels, water fountain.
Hours of Operation: 5:00 AM to 5:00 AM
Fitness Center Type: LIMITED
Fitness Center Equipment:
- Elliptical Machines
- Free Weights
- Stationary Bicycle
Housekeeping & Laundry
- Daily Housekeeping
- On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities
- Hours of Operation: 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
- Wake Up Calls
15739 Audubon Way
Baxter, Minnesota 56425
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Check-in Age: 21
Parking + -
- Complimentary Self Parking Available
- Daily Self-Parking Fee: 0 USD
Shuttle + -
Accessibility + -
- Public Entrance
- Guest Rooms
- Public Restrooms
- Registration Desk
- Number of Accessible Meeting Rooms: 1
Accessible Hotel Areas
- Registration Area
- Accessible Guest Rooms
- Meeting Room
- Exercise Facility
Hotel Areas with Accessible Routes from Accessible Public Entrance
- Accessible Self Parking
- Van Accessible Self Parking
- Ramp Access
- Closed Caption TVs
- Telephone with TDD
- Visual Alarm/Alert in Guest Rooms
- Visual Alarm/Alert in Public Spaces
- Communication Kits with Visual Alarms
Provided by Hotel
Pet Policy + -
- Pets Allowed
- Service Animals Allowed
- Pet Walking Area On-site
- Pet Fee per Night: 25 USD
- A Pet Fee of 25USD per stay per pet will be assessed. We only allow canines and cannot allow cats into our facility. We have limited amount of pet rooms available, so please obtain prior approval from hotel directly to ensure that we have a room open.
Facility + -
- Smoke-Free Facility
- Number of Floors: 3
- Total Number of Rooms: 119
- Number of Suites: 34
- Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 119
- Number of Accessible Rooms: 5
- Connecting Rooms Available
Credit Cards + -
- American Express
- Diners Club
- Carte Blanche
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FAQs for Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter
How much is parking at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter?
Complimentary parking is available at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter for hotel guests.
Can I cancel my booking at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter for a full refund?
Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.
Does Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter have a pool?
Yes, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter has an indoor pool.
When is breakfast at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter?
Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter is available from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM.
What are the check-in and check-out times for Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter?
Check-in at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter is from 3:00 PM, and check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.
Does Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter offer free Wi-Fi?
Yes, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter offers free WiFi!
Does Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter have a restaurant on site?
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter has 1 restaurant. Three Bear Bar & Grill.
Is there a fitness center at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter?
Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter.
How much does it cost to stay at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter?
Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.
How many rooms does the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter have?
The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter has 119 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.
Can I bring my pet to Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter?
Pets are welcome at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brainerd-Baxter. Our Pet Policy: A Pet Fee of 25USD per stay per pet will be assessed. We only allow canines and cannot allow cats into our facility. We have limited amount of pet rooms available, so please obtain prior approval from hotel directly to ensure that we have a room open..