Choose our family-friendly hotel in Grand Forks near downtown

Located just off I-29 and about 15 minutes from Grand Forks International Airport (GFK), the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Grand Forks, ND is well placed for campus tours and entertainment at the nearby University of North Dakota. You can catch UND’s hockey, basketball, and volleyball teams in action at Ralph Engelstad Arena or see a touring Broadway show at Chester Fritz Auditorium. Our hotel is also less than two miles from Alerus Center, a premier regional destination for conventions and trade shows, and less than 20 miles from Grand Forks Air Force Base. If you’re here to shop, you can visit Columbia Mall and Grand Cities Mall, and our location near a wide array of restaurants makes dining out a pleasure.

When you’re ready to unwind, head to our indoor pool area to swim a few laps and soak in the hot tubs while the kids have fun on the polar bear slide in the children’s pool. To keep up with your exercise routine, you can use the treadmills, elliptical, and other cardio equipment in our fitness center. If you’re craving a snack between meals, visit our well-stocked Inn Case Market. Need to get some work done? Stop by the business center and reward yourself after with a complimentary cookie and cup of coffee in our inviting lobby. Whatever your schedule has in store, you can start each morning with our free, hot breakfast, offering a range of options from oatmeal and eggs to muffins and yogurt parfaits.

Relax with free Wi-Fi and chilled drinks in our well-equipped rooms

Whether you’re in town for a graduation, a family gathering, or a business trip, our spacious rooms and suites help you feel at home with thoughtful features like comfortable lounge chairs, microwaves, and fridges. You can stay connected during your trip with free Wi-Fi and keep up with your favorite shows on the 42-inch flat-screen TV. In-room coffee and tea facilities let you enjoy a hot drink whenever you like. If you need extra space and privacy on a family or group trip, you can book a suite with a separate living room and a sleeper sofa.

2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults
Fighting Hawks fans can enjoy postgame drinks and snacks in this standard room with a fridge and a microwave.

King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 3 adults, 1 child
After a show at Alerus Center, kick back in this room’s lounge chair and savor a cup of freshly brewed coffee or tea.

Studio Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
Treat yourself to a spacious studio suite with an open floor plan, a plush king bed, and a sleeper sofa.

1 Bedroom Suite-2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 5 adults
Make popcorn in the microwave and gather in the separate living room of this suite for a family movie night.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
A private bedroom and a separate living room with a sleeper sofa make this one-bedroom suite ideal for group travel.

Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 2 children
Spark romance in this special suite with a two-person whirlpool, a fireplace, and a private sunroom.

Extended Stay Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king and 2 twin
  • 4 adults
Sit down for family meals in the dining area of this two-room suite with plenty of sleeping options.
Planning a business meeting or a party for a UND or Grand Forks AFB graduate? Reserve our flexible event space at the Country Inn & Suites, which can accommodate up to 44 people. You can use the 42-inch plasma TV to give a compelling presentation and keep everyone connected with free Wi-Fi. If your guests are staying overnight, ask us about booking a block of rooms in advance.


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Cheer on the Fighting Hawks during an athletic event at the University of North Dakota, just a five-minute drive from the hotel. The campus is also home to the North Dakota Museum of Art, which chronicles life on the Northern Plains through painting, photography, and sculpture and also hosts contemporary exhibitions. Take your family to a concert at Chester Fritz Auditorium or go shopping at the nearby Columbia Mall. Check out these local attractions:

Alerus Center

1.34 mi / 2.16 km from the hotel
From University of North Dakota football games and pop concerts to corporate conferences and trade shows, this entertainment and convention complex hosts it all.

Chester Fritz Auditorium

2.1 mi / 3.38 km from the hotel
Featuring outstanding acoustics and a 30-lamp crystal chandelier in the lobby, this auditorium is sure to impress. Spend a delightful evening captivated by a Broadway musical, a classical presentation, or a dance performance.

Columbia Mall

0.69 mi / 1.11 km from the hotel
With about 70 stores including JCPenney and Scheels, Columbia Mall has something to suit all tastes, from timeless classics to the latest trends. When you need a break from browsing, get a bite at one of several eateries.

Grand Forks Air Force Base

14.38 mi / 23.13 km from the hotel
Visit the home of the 319th Reconnaissance Wing. This base offers air support for both military assignments and medical emergencies.

North Dakota Museum of Art

2.02 mi / 3.25 km from the hotel
Featuring work by regional and international artists, North Dakota’s first art museum presents contemporary exhibitions that educate and inspire.

Ralph Engelstad Arena

2.58 mi / 4.16 km from the hotel
Sports fans can get their fill of volleyball, basketball, or hockey at this beautiful facility on the University of North Dakota campus. The arena occasionally hosts concerts and other events as well.
3101 S 42nd Street, Grand Forks, North Dakota 58201, United States

Just off I-29, our hotel is less than five miles from downtown Grand Forks and about two miles from the University of North Dakota. Flying into Grand Forks International Airport (GFK)? It’s an easy 15-minute drive to our hotel. Adding to the convenience, we’re close to a variety of popular restaurants and well-known stores, some within walking distance.

From Grand Forks International Airport

By car:

From the airport, get on 16th Street NE and head south. Turn left onto Demers Avenue and drive for four miles. Turn right onto S 42nd Street, and the hotel will be on your left in less than two miles.