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Discover this picturesque hotel in St. Paul, Minnesota built inside a historic train repair shop! The BEST WESTERN PLUS Bandana Square is a unique, high-quality hotel located in St. Paul. We are a short drive away from the Twin Cities' premier attractions including the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, the Minnesota State Capitol, the Xcel Energy Center, River Center Convention Center and the University of Minnesota. Sports fans will love our proximity to Target Field and TCF Bank Stadium. Inquire about convenient transportation to St. Paul and Minneapolis. Stylish and spaciously designed guest rooms feature cable television with HBO and free high-speed Internet access. We are wheelchair-accessible and have an elevator for your convenience. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily on a vintage, train stop-inspired platform. Enjoy our indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, sauna or excercise facility during the day, and unwind in the evening with a drink and appetizers at our onsite Bar and Lounge. Our business center is open 24 hours a day and features multiple work stations and free printing. Wedding services and meeting rooms are also available. Pets are welcome at this hotel with some restrictions. Experience the best in St. Paul! Make a reservation today at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Bandana Square. Enjoy your stay.



· 24-hour front desk
· Accessible facilities
· Air conditioning
· Air conditioning
· Alarm clock
· All public areas non-smoking
· Bell staff/porter
· Business center - (In Area)
· Cable television
· Cocktail lounge - (In Area)
· Coffee/Tea maker
· Complimentary breakfast - (In Area)
· Complimentary continental breakfast - (In Area)
· Complimentary in-room coffee or tea
· Complimentary newspaper in lobby
· Concierge desk
· Concierge lounge
· Conference facilities - (In Area)
· Connecting rooms
· Data port
· Data port
· Desk
· Elevators
· Exercise gym - (In Area)
· Express check-out
· Fax service - (In Area)
· Free local calls
· Free newspaper
· Free parking - (In Area)
· Front desk
· Hair dryer
· Hair dryer
· Hairdryer
· High speed internet access - (In Area)
· High speed internet connection
· High speed wireless - (In Area)
· Ice machine - (In Area)
· Indoor pool - (In Area)
· Interior corridors
· Ironing board
· Late check-out available - (In Area)
· Meeting rooms
· Microwave
· Multilingual staff
· Non-smoking rooms (generic)
· Outdoor parking - (In Area)
· Pets allowed
· Photocopy center - (In Area)
· Pool - (In Area)
· Refrigerator
· Sauna - (In Area)
· Security
· Sofa bed
· Speaker phone
· Steam bath - (In Area)
· Vending machines - (In Area)
· Voice mail
· Wake-up calls
· Wedding services - (In Area)
· Whirlpool - (In Area)
· Wireless internet connection in public areas

Room Information

Queen bed, Non-smoking, Internet access, Coffee/Tea maker, Hairdryer, Ironing board, Meal included - continental breakfast
Queen bed, Non-smoking, Internet access, Coffee/Tea maker, Hairdryer, Meal included - continental breakfast
King bed, Non-smoking, Internet access, Coffee/Tea maker, Hairdryer, Ironing board, Meal included - continental breakfast
King bed, Non-smoking, Internet access, Coffee/Tea maker, Hairdryer, Meal included - continental breakfast
King bed, Non-smoking, Internet access, Coffee/Tea maker, Ironing board, Hairdryer, Meal included - continental breakfast
King bed, Non-smoking, Microwave, Refrigerator, Meal included - continental breakfast

Miscellaneous Information

· American Dollars is the native currency.
· Check in time is 3:00 PM
· Check out time is 12:00 PM
· Time Zone is CST
· Opened in 1985
· Renovated in 01/01/2014
· 110 rooms.
· 2 suites.
· 2 floors.


From: St. Paul Minnesota Airport. Take Highway 5 East towards St. Paul. Highway 5 will turn into West Seventh Street. Follow West Seventh Street to Lexington and veer to the left at a six way intersection. Take Lexington one mile north of I 94 to Energy Park Drive and turn left. Take Energy Park Drive to Bandana Boulevard West, turn right. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Bandana Square is on the right. From: The south. Take I 35 East to Grand Avenue, go left on Grand Avenue. Take Grand Avenue to Lexington and turn right. Take Lexington to Energy Park Drive and turn left. Take Energy Park Drive to Bandana Boulevard West, turn right. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Bandana Square is on the right. From: The north. Take I 35 East, south to Highway 36 West. Take Highway 36 West to Snelling South. Take Snelling South to the Energy Park Drive Exit. Take a left onto Energy Park Drive. Follow Energy Park Drive to Bandana Boulevard West and turn left. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Bandana Square is on the right. From: The east.

Restaurant Information

Buffalo Wild Wings

4.00 mile(s) from Buffalo Wild Wings, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, featuring wings, burgers, wraps and salad. Bar offers a variety of beer and mixed drinks. Perfect to watch a game.

Red Lobster

4.45 mile(s) from Red Lobster, full service, seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, variety of seafood dishes: scampi, scallops, salmon and crab as well as pasta dishes. Fresh salads and soups also available.


3.44 mile(s) from Perkins, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 24-hr family style restaurant. Features everything from eggs, waffles, burgers, sandwiches, salads, pot roast and home style turkey.

Gabe's Roadhouse

0.30 mile(s) from Gabe's Roadhouse, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, a sports bar and grill approximately three blocks away. A popular place where the Saint Paul Saints meet after home games. Featuring burgers, sandwiches and salads, full

The Waiting Room

The Waiting Room, on premises, bar/lounge, American, open for: dinner, great place to grab a small burger and a few drinks. Why brave the cold when you can walk down to the lobby have a few drinks, watch a good game and enjoy all the hotel has to

Wild Onion

5.00 mile(s) from Wild Onion, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, breakfast offered on weekends only. Lunch and dinner offer burgers, sandwiches, ribs as well as a variety of salads and desserts.


2.04 mile(s) from Snuffy's, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner, local favorite featuring burgers, hot dogs, fries and malts.

New Asia

3.00 mile(s) from New Asia, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner

Outback Steakhouse

2.97 mile(s) from Outback Steakhouse, full service, steak house, open for: lunch, dinner, featuring steaks, ribs and some chicken dishes, variety of salad and other sides. Bar has a variety of beers and mixed drinks available.


4.00 mile(s) from Chianti, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, features a variety of pasta dishes, desserts and a bar.

Davanni's Pizza & Hoagies

4.03 mile(s) from Davanni's Pizza & Hoagies, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, offers delivery along with dine-in and carry out.

Olive Garden

5.00 mile(s) from Olive Garden, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, variety of pasta dishes, soup, salad and bar.

Ol' Mexico

2.00 mile(s) from Ol' Mexico, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner, features fajitas, carnitas, tacos and other Mexican cuisine. Full bar and televisions to watch games.

Meeting Facility

Accommodates up to: 100

Accommodates up to: 100

Recreation Information

Cardiovascular exercise - EXCKOT

Steam bath - STEAM ROOM

Indoor pool - INDOOR POOL

Garden - 5.00 mile(s) from Olive Garden, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, variety of pasta dishes, soup, salad and bar.

Bird watching - 5 mile(s) from Harriett Island, walking, running, bird watching, picnicking, boating

Golf - 10 mile(s) from Gold Medal Park, jobbing, picture taking, strolling

Theatre - 8 mile(s) from Ordway Center Performing Arts, theatre, plays, musicals and events

River - 4 mile(s) from River Center, St. Paul's Convention Center

Gym - Universal gym

Pool - Indoor pool, heated

Sauna - Steam room, dry sauna

Hot tub - Eight person whirlpool


Area Attractions

- Arden Hills

6.00 mile(s) from Arden Hills

- Bloomington

8.00 mile(s) from Bloomington

- Shoreview

6.00 mile(s) from Shoreview

- Stillwater

35.00 mile(s) from Stillwater

- Maplewood

10.00 mile(s) from Maplewood

- Minneapolis

6.00 mile(s) from Minneapolis

- Moundsview

6.00 mile(s) from Moundsview

- Roseville

3.00 mile(s) from Roseville

- Woodbury

13.00 mile(s) from Woodbury

- Vadnais Heights

12.00 mile(s) from Vadnais Heights

- Caterpillar

6.00 mile(s) from Caterpillar

- Shriners Hospital

10.00 mile(s) from Shriners Hospital

- Merill Corporation,

.44 mile(s) from Merill Corporation, marketing programs and services

- Thomson West,

5.00 mile(s) from Thomson West, materials

- Lutheran Social Services

6.00 mile(s) from Lutheran Social Services

- Cargill

11.00 mile(s) from Cargill

- Dept. of Transportation

1.00 mile(s) from Dept. of Transportation

- Schwans

20.00 mile(s) from Schwans

- Raytheon

8.00 mile(s) from Raytheon

- Pepsico

11.00 mile(s) from Pepsico

- US Bank Lock Box,

.50 mile(s) from US Bank Lock Box, banking depository

- Wells Fargo,

5.00 mile(s) from Wells Fargo, banking

- 3M,

10.00 mile(s) from 3M, business

- A'Viands,

6.00 mile(s) from A'Viands, food service industry

- Health Partners,

6.00 mile(s) from Health Partners, medical

- Department of Corrections,

.59 mile(s) from Department of Corrections, state government correctional institution

- Ecolab,

5.00 mile(s) from Ecolab, pest control

- Ford

15.00 mile(s) from Ford

- Department of Health

.92 mile(s) from Department of Health

- Home Depot

4.00 mile(s) from Home Depot

- FairView Hospital

15.00 mile(s) from FairView Hospital

- GES,

.50 mile(s) from GES, education

- Koch

3.00 mile(s) from Koch

- University of Minnesota

4.03 mile(s) from University of Minnesota

- Concordia University

2.31 mile(s) from Concordia University

- Macalester College

3.07 mile(s) from Macalester College

- Augsburg

5.00 mile(s) from Augsburg

- Hamline University

1.31 mile(s) from Hamline University

- Northwestern College

8.00 mile(s) from Northwestern College

- William Mitchell Law Schools

2.50 mile(s) from William Mitchell Law Schools

- St. Thomas

2.50 mile(s) from St. Thomas

- Kaplan College

.50 mile(s) from Kaplan College

- Bethel University

8.30 mile(s) from Bethel University

- Canterbury Race Track,

35.00 mile(s) from Canterbury Race Track, horse racing

- Model Railroad Museum,

1.00 mile(s) from Model Railroad Museum, railroad prints, art, model trains

- Metrodome,

7.20 mile(s) from Metrodome, located downtown Minneapolis, the Metrodome is home of the Twins, the Minnesota Gophers, and the Vikings.

- Ordway Theatre,

4.34 mile(s) from Ordway Theatre, located downtown St. Paul, this theatre offers Broadway musical productions as well as the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.

- Historic Orpheum,

8.40 mile(s) from Historic Orpheum, located downtown Minneapolis, this expanded proscenium stage offers many varieties of musical and classic theater

- Minnesota State Capitol,

3.33 mile(s) from Minnesota State Capitol, which boasts the largest unsupported dome in the world.

- Science Museum,

4.39 mile(s) from Science Museum, features a two-story dinosaur and omnitheatre as well as many cultural and scientific exhibits

- Valley Fair,

27.70 mile(s) from Valley Fair, an amusement park with over 70 rides, venues, attractions and also includes its own waterslide park.

- Minnesota State Fair,

1.29 mile(s) from Minnesota State Fair, held annually 10 days before Labor day through Labor day. Other major events held throughout the year.

- Como Park and Zoo,

1.34 mile(s) from Como Park and Zoo, large park surrounded with walking trails, a glass-structured conservatory, and a scenic lake

- Target Center,

8.80 mile(s) from Target Center, offers many live concerts and also houses the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Minnesota Lynx

- Underwater World,

14.00 mile(s) from Underwater World, within the Mall of America, this underground aquarium houses many exotic salt-water fish as well as a huge tank with Minnesota species

- TCF Stadium,

7.00 mile(s) from TCF Stadium, new outdoor Gopher Football Stadium

- James J. Hill House,

3.97 mile(s) from James J. Hill House, a 45-room mansion owned by railroad magnate James J. Hill. Tours are available Wednesday-Saturday

- Mall of America (MOA),

12.60 mile(s) from Mall of America (MOA), largest mall and offers a Nickelodean theme park!

- Twin's Stadium,

8.00 mile(s) from Twin's Stadium, Minnesota Twin's baseball outdoor stadium

- Mystic Lake Casino

35.00 mile(s) from Mystic Lake Casino

- Midway Stadium,

0.75 mile(s) from Midway Stadium, the home of the Saint Paul Saints along with other entertainment

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St Paul Downtown Holman Field Airport (STP)

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Cathedral of St Paul

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Minnesota State Fair

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Bethesda Rehab Hospital
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Maplewood Mall

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Midway Stadium - Hamline University
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Cafesjian's Carousel

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