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Located 40 minutes from Minneapolis, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Elk River, MN is the perfect retreat away from the urban bustle. Spend the day exploring the best galleries, museums, and restaurants in the Twin Cities, and then head back to your inviting hotel room to stretch out on fresh bedding while you watch your favorite movies and TV shows on the flat-screen TV. If you’re not up for a big-city excursion, stay in Elk River to enjoy a family picnic on the shores of Lake Orono, a shopping spree at Albertville Premium Outlets, hiking at Beebe Lake Regional Park, or a round of golf at Cedar Creek Golf Course.

Whether you’re in town for the excitement of Minneapolis or for small-city charm, you can start each morning fueled for adventure with our free, hot breakfast featuring our signature waffles. When you’re ready to unwind after sightseeing or shopping, treat yourself to a soak in the hot tub or join the kids for splash time in the indoor pool. Before heading up to your room, you can round out the day with a free cookie or cup of coffee from the lobby.

Book family-friendly rooms with options for cribs, rollaway beds, and bunk beds

After a day of meetings, hiking, or outlet shopping, relax in your room or suite by streaming your favorite shows onto your laptop with free Wi-Fi or watching an HBO movie on the flat-screen TV. Traveling with family? Ask about our cribs, rollaway beds, or bunk beds to ensure everyone has a comfortable place to rest. And as always, kids stay free in the same room with an adult.

Queen Bed

  •  395 ft²
  • 1 queen
  • 2 adults
Start your morning in this accessible standard room with a fresh cup of coffee and a free weekday USA TODAY® newspaper.

2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 5 adults
Small groups and families appreciate thoughtful amenities in our standard rooms with coffee facilities and HBO.

King Bed

  •  415 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
Prepare a cup of hot tea and then stretch out on the king bed to watch HBO or your favorite prime-time TV show.

Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  •  490 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
In this suite, you can end every night with a soothing soak in your private whirlpool.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  •  465 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 5 adults
Spread out in this one-bedroom suite with a separate living room featuring a sleeper sofa for that homelike feel.

Premium Family Suite

  •  475 ft²
  • 1 king 2 special
  • 6 adults
Ideal for group travel, this premium suite offers a separate living room with a twin/full bunk bed.
Looking to host an afternoon or evening event in Elk River? We offer 450 square feet of meeting space with flexible seating arrangements that can accommodate up to 30 guests. Enjoy access to free Wi-Fi and our business center, as well as a projector and screen. Our team is available to help with everything from event setup to catering arrangements.


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With more than 40 parks and over 75 miles of paved walkways, hiking, and biking trails, Elk River is perfect for outdoor explorers. Be sure to pack your hiking boots for a day at Sand Dunes State Forest and a picnic basket for an outing to Lake Orono. Hit the links at either Pinewood Golf Course or The Elk River Golf Club, or immerse yourself in mid-19th-century farm life with a tour of the Oliver Kelley Farm. If the shops are calling your name, drive less than 10 minutes to reach Albertville Premium Outlets or just 40 minutes to downtown Minneapolis. Nearby attractions include:

Albertville Premium Outlets

7.06 mi / 11.36 km from the hotel
Plan strategically to maximize your time at more than 60 brand-name retail shops, including American Eagle, Gap Factory, lululemon, and Michael Kors Outlet.

Elk River Arena

0.66 mi / 1.06 km from the hotel
Strap on your skates and head out on the ice with your family, or just bundle up and watch from the sidelines at this Olympic-size rink.

Elk River Golf Club

2.55 mi / 4.11 km from the hotel
Whether you’re a scratch golfer or a beginner, you can have fun on the fairways at this 18-hole, par 72 course.

Lake Orono

2.11 mi / 3.4 km from the hotel
Enjoy boating, fishing, and hiking at the scenic 281-acre Lake Orono, which features a public park on its south shore. You can also explore the shores of the Elk and Mississippi rivers.

Oliver Kelley Farm

3.9 mi / 6.28 km from the hotel
Step back in time with a visit to this working farm, a historic landmark dedicated to preserving the ways of Minnesota farming life in the 1860s. Guests can visit barnyard animals, work in the farm’s gardens, and churn butter.

Princeton Speedway

18.01 mi / 28.98 km from the hotel
From April to September, watch a thrilling dirt track race on Friday nights at this speedway located at the Mille Lacs County Fairgrounds.
18894 Dodge Street NW, Elk River, Minnesota 55330, United States

Located off highways 169 and 10, the Country Inn & Suites, Elk River, MN offers easy access to downtown Minneapolis, which is about a 40-minute drive southwest via I-94W. Our hotel is also less than an hour from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) via I-494N. During your stay, enjoy proximity to numerous restaurants as well as great shopping opportunities at Albertville Premium Outlets.

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