Best Hotels For Business Trips To Minnesota

January 4, 2014 7:00 AM

Being a booming center for business and trade, Minnesota welcomes a large variety of business travelers annually. Whether you plan to hold meetings or presentations in hotels or just find a place to hold your temporary office, many options are available in Minnesota’s hotels. Today, several hotels offer business centers, secretarial services and help with most needs of the average business traveler. Check out these hotels, located in the larger cities of Minnesota, that help accommodate business trips.

Graves 601 Hotel
601 1st Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 677-1100

A sleek and unique architectural masterpiece, the Graves 601 is located in the center of downtown Minneapolis. Within walking distance from the business district, art venues and entertainment facilities, the Graves 601 maintains its vibrant history while offering modern accommodations as well. Rooms include bathrobes and slippers for relaxing after a day of meetings, WI-FI service, international calling, ironing boards for keeping your professional attire pressed and a mini-bar for some libations. Take advantage of its business and secretary service and multi-lingual staff as well.

The Kahler Grand Hotel
20 S.W. 2nd Ave.
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 280-6200

If your business trip happens to bring you to southern Minnesota, the Kahler Grand Hotel is one of the best options for your stay. Steps away from the famous Mayo Clinic in Rochester, The Kahler has a 24-hour business center that offers printing, faxing and assistance with all of your business needs. Two restaurants and a coffee shop are also located in the hotel for easy access. Other amenities include a car service, meeting space, wireless internet and a gift shop for any impulse purchases.

The St. Paul Hotel
350 Market St.
St. Paul, MN 55102
(651) 292-9292

Perhaps your business is to be conducted at or near Minnesota’s center of government. If so, the St. Paul Hotel is a wise choice for your stay. Located in a landmark building that promotes luxury and convenience, The St. Paul Hotel offers a view of the Mississippi River as well as a beautiful view of the city. Daily newspapers are delivered to guest rooms and a 24-hour valet service keeps you working around the clock. Rent private boardrooms in the facility or use its complimentary internet to get some important work done.

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Hilton Downtown Minneapolis
1001 Marquette Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 376-1000

Suppose you’re looking for lodging at a well-known hotel that is unique to the city it is in. The Hilton Downtown is an excellent choice for business travelers who wish to stay right in the middle of the action. Right smack in the center of the downtown business district, the Hilton caters to business travelers and understands their unique needs. The hotel is attached by skyway to the Minneapolis Convention Center and all downtown venues. Wi-Fi, parking and airport transport are readily available along with 35 meeting rooms for rent. Don’t forgo your fitness while traveling, the Hilton offers a fitness center and indoor pool as well.

Canal Park Lodge
250 Canal Park Drive
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 279-6000

Any business trip that brings you to northern Minnesota will be best complemented with a stay at the Canal Park Lodge. Located among the beautiful and scenic Canal Park, this accommodation offers a view of the North Shore adjacent to a walk around downtown Duluth. Also available for the weary traveler is a complimentary breakfast, whirlpool suites, free Wi-Fi and massage services upon request. Relax and take care of business at the Canal Park Lodge.

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Andrea Wodele is a freelance writer who has lived in the Twin Cities for eight years. She loves covering all things Minnesota and her work can be found on

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