Minneapolis Hotels With Airport Shuttles

by Baldwin Ellis
Downtown Minneapolis' modern skyline is balanced by the beautiful natural environment that surrounds the city.

Downtown Minneapolis' modern skyline is balanced by the beautiful natural environment that surrounds the city.

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Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is within a 10-minute drive of downtown Minneapolis and its sister city, St. Paul. The airport is near Fort Snelling State Park, a 2,900-acre wonderland that flanks the confluence of the Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers, and the legendary Mall of America, a modern masterpiece that offers hundreds of stores, movie theaters, amusement parks and schools under one roof. Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is near several hotels that provide complimentary shuttle service to the airport and the Mall of America.

Comfort Inn Airport

The Comfort Inn Airport offers budget-friendly accommodations within minutes of the airport. The hotel is near the Mall of America and the 14,000-acre Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, which offers hiking trails, fishing, hunting and cross-country skiing. It also is within 15 miles of Valleyfair amusement park, home to thrill rides, go-carts and adventure golf. Accommodations consist of standard guest rooms with traditional furnishings, complimentary breakfast buffet, an on-site Outback Steakhouse and an indoor pool. The hotel offers “Stay and Fly” packages that include overnight accommodations, parking for up to seven days and round-trip transportation to the airport.

Hilton Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Mall of America

The Hilton Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Mall of America is within 3 miles of the airport and near Fort Snelling State Park, which offers dog sledding, snowshoeing, wildlife-watching, playgrounds and picnic areas; and an IKEA furniture store and the Mall of America, which houses the family-friendly Nickelodeon Universe amusement park. Hotel accommodations consist of contemporary guest rooms with marble baths, an indoor pool, two whirlpools, a 24-hour fitness center and wood-grilled steaks and seafood at Blue Water Grill restaurant.

Hyatt Place Minneapolis Airport South

The Hyatt Place Minneapolis Airport South sits adjacent to the airport. The hotel is steps away from the Hiawatha Light Rail line, which provides access to downtown, and within minutes of Fort Snelling State Park and the Mall of America. Accommodations consist of contemporary furnishings, sectional sofas and complimentary Wi-Fi. Hotel dining options include complimentary breakfast buffet and evening wine receptions, and a “Grab n’ Go” case with light snacks and sandwiches. Recreational amenities are highlighted by an indoor pool that offers late-night, adults-only swim hours.

Ramada Minneapolis Airport West

The Ramada Minneapolis Airport West is within a five-minute drive of the airport and the Mall of America. The property also is near the Minnesota Zoo, which offers an IMAX theater and more than 400 animal species. Guest accommodations range from standard rooms with traditional furnishings to romantic whirlpool suites with separate living areas and jetted Jacuzzi tubs. Hotel amenities include a complimentary breakfast buffet, a fitness center with a cardio theater and free weights, an indoor pool and complimentary Wi-Fi.

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