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Hotels in the Cedar Creek Area | Airport Transportation

Hotels in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Area

Radisson Hotel Metrodome

615 Washington Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 379-8888, Reservation Hotline: (612) 379-8430, or 1-800-333-3333

This hotel is located on the Minneapolis Campus of the University of Minnesota, across from the U of M Hospital. There is a complimentary shuttle service to the Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses, Downtown Minneapolis, the Metrodome and other locations within a 5-mile radius. They have a complimentary continental breakfast buffet, beverage, USA Today, exercise room, complimentary use of the U of M Recreational Sports Facility, and each room is equipped with voice mail, a computer hook-up, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board.

Contact them directly at the numbers listed above and ask about the University Rate.

Directions from Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport: Follow Highway 5 north out of the airport to Highway 55 which veers to the left. At the first light you want to continue going straight (not to the right), it turns into Highway 62. Follow this 2 or 3 miles to 35W going north. Take this to the Washington Avenue - East Bank U of M exit. Follow Washington Avenue to the East Bank, over the river and through campus, the hotel will be on your left between Harvard and Walnut Streets.

Sheraton Minneapolis Metrodome

1330 Industrial Boulevard, Minneapolis, MN 55413
(612) 331-1900 or 1-800-777-3277

This hotel is located off of Highway 35W at Industrial Boulevard, about 2 miles north of Downtown Minneapolis and about equal distances from both the St. Paul and Minneapolis campuses of the University of Minnesota. They offer a complimentary shuttle service to and from the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport, the Minneapolis and St. Paul Campuses of the U of M, Downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul, and the Metrodome. Each room has a coffee maker, computer hook-up, hair dryer, iron and ironing board. There is a sauna, sundeck, exercise room, indoor pool, whirlpool and free parking.

For their shuttle service from the airport, call (612) 331-1900, Ext. 4, to reserve a pick up. Between 6:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. they have a shuttle that leaves the airport every hour on the hour. Make a reservation at the hotel for a shuttle back to the airport.

Contact them directly at the above numbers and ask about the University Rate.

Directions from Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport: Follow Highway 5 north out of the airport and take Highway 55 which veers to the left. At the first light you want to continue straight (not to the right), it will turn into Highway 62. Follow this 2 or 3 miles to 35W going north. Take 35W past downtown to the Industrial Boulevard exit. Turn right at the light and the hotel will be on your right.

Best Western University Inn

2600 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 379-2313, 1-800-350-0022

This hotel is located on the edge of the U of M’s Minneapolis Campus. It has an indoor pool and whirlpool, continental breakfast, no credit card access charges, room upgrades (if space is available), shuttle serve to the Minneapolis and St. Paul Campuses (M-F) and Downtown Minneapolis, and free parking.

Contact them directly at the above numbers and ask about the University Rate.

Directions from Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport: Follow Highway 5 north out of the airport and take Highway 55 which veers to the left. At the first light you want to continue straight (not to the right), it turns into Highway 62. Follow this 2 or 3 miles to 35W going north. Take 35W past downtown to the University Avenue Exit and go right (east). Take this past the U of M campus, which will be on your right, down a few blocks, past Washington Avenue, and you will see the hotel on your right.

Days Inn University

2407 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 623-9303, 1-800-325-2525

This hotel is located on the edge of the U of M’s Minneapolis Campus. They offer the following complimentary services, shuttle to/from the Minneapolis Campus, a deluxe continental breakfast, USA Today, local phone calls, in room snack and free parking. It is located next to a Bakers Square Restaurant.

Call the numbers listed above for reservations and ask about the University Rate.

Directions from Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport: Follow Highway 5 north out of the airport and take Highway 55 which veers to the left. At the first light you want to continue straight (not to the right), it turns into Highway 62. Follow this 2 or 3 miles to 35W going north. Take 35W past downtown to the University Avenue Exit and go right (east). Take this past the U of M campus, which will be on your right, down a few blocks, at Washington Avenue you will see the hotel on your left.

Days Inn Roseville

2550 Cleveland Avenue N, Roseville, MN 55113,
(612) 636-7939, 1-800-325-2525

This hotel is located 3 miles north of the U of M St. Paul campus. They offer complimentary shuttle service to/from the St. Paul campus and nearby restaurants, full American breakfast at the Happy Chef next door or a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast at the hotel, coffee in the room, computer hook-up, free USA Today, and free parking.

Call the numbers listed above and ask about the University Rate.

Directions from Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport: Follow Highway 5 north out of the airport and take Highway 55 which veers to the left. At the first light you want to continue straight (not to the right), it will turn into Highway 62. Follow this 2 or 3 miles to 35W going north. Take 35W about 3 miles past downtown to the County Road C - Cleveland Avenue exit (the first one after the Highway 36 split). Follow County Road C which veers to the right and goes back under the Freeway. At the first light take a right onto Long Lake Road. At the next light take a left into their parking lot.

Hotels in the Cedar Creek Area

AmericInn Motel

13440 Highway 65, Ham Lake, MN 55304,
(612) 755-2100, 1-800-634-3444

This motel is located about 10 miles south of Cedar Creek (towards the Twin Cities) on Highway 65. They offer a variety of rooms, from singles to one grand master suite. The rates run from $54 to $92 (plus tax) and vary depending on the number of people in the room. They are part of the Majestic Oaks, which is one of the finest golf, restaurant and banquet facilities in the Twin Cities.

Directions from the Twin Cities: Take 35W North to the U. S. 10 (formerly 118) exit, follow this about 2 miles and take the Highway 65 exit and go north. Follow this for several miles (8-10) to 133rd Avenue and take a left. [There is no signal light here, but it is between the first and second signal lights after Highway 242. If you get to Bunker Lake Blvd., you have gone too far.] Take a quick right onto the frontage road. The hotel will be on your left about ¼ mile down.

To get to Cedar Creek, get back on Highway 65 going north and follow the directions located elsewhere on this website.

Country Inn

300 South Garfield Street, Cambridge, MN 55008,
(612) 689-0542, FAX (612) 689-0950, Countryline 1-800-456-4000

This hotel is located about 10 miles north of Cedar Creek in the city of Cambridge. It is next to a McDonald’s and 4 blocks from downtown Cambridge, other restaurants and a movie theater. They have a pool, sauna, whirlpool, continental breakfast, coffee maker in the room, cable with free HBO and a fireplace in the lobby. Their rooms range from one with 2 queen beds to one with its own whirlpool, king size hide-a-bed, microwave and mini fridge. The rates go from $57 to $82 per night and are slightly higher on the weekend.

Directions from Cedar Creek and the Twin Cities: Coming out of Cedar Creek take a left and get back on County Road 24, take the first right, which is still County 24 and go to the stop sign which will be Highway 65 and go right. Follow this north about 8-10 miles to the second Cambridge exit, which is the bypass to County Road 95. You can see the Country Inn south of the bypass behind McDonald’s. (Please see the Cedar Creek map elsewhere on this website.)

If you are coming from the Twin Cities, take 35W north to the U.S. 10 (formerly 118) exit, follow that about 2 miles and then take the Highway 65 exit and go north. Keep on 65 until you get to the second Cambridge exit, which is the bypass to County Road 95 and you will see the Country Inn south of the bypass behind McDonald’s.

Airport Transportation

Airport Express

(612) 827-7777
$10.00 one-way; $15.50 round trip

Leaves every 15 minutes from the airport. Only goes to hotels on the Minneapolis Campus. Need to make reservations to return to the airport. They pick up every half hour at the Radisson or Days Inn on the Minneapolis Campus.

Located on the Ground Transportation Level at the airport, one level below the baggage claim, you go across and up on the other side of the road, to the Shuttle Area.

Premier Transportation

(612) 722-4467
$11.50 one-way; $29.00 one-way for a Town Car, need a credit card to secure it.

Go to Ground Transportation Level at the airport, one level below baggage claim, you'll see their desk, and ask for the next shuttle to the St. Paul campus.

Return trip: Need to call and make reservations, try to do it a day or two in advance if possible. They usually leave the St. Paul Student Center about 10 minutes past the hour. Allow time for other stops on the way back to the airport.