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Enjoy Our Brainerd, MN Hotel's Central LocationWhile in Brainerd, MN, patrons lodging with us enjoy excellent amenities like free Wi-Fi access, as well as a great location near major businesses and attractions. The Holiday Inn Express Brainerd - Baxter Hotel is nestled in the heart of Minnesota, best known for its beautiful lakes and awesome outdoor recreation.Corporate travelers appreciate our modern facilities, which boast an on-site Business Center with print, copy and fax services and a 975-sq-ft meeting room. We are near St. Joseph's Medical Center, and numerous businesses, including Costco and Mill Motors, also call Baxter, MN home.Our hotel's guests enjoy access to Three Bear Water Park, our on-site water park that boasts everything from a lazy river to a 1,000-gallon dumping bucket. Water Park hours are seasonal. Please call for hours. Check out the area's other attractions, including Brainerd International Raceway and Legacy Golf Course at Craguns. During the spring and summer the area boasts over 400 miles of well-kept biking and hiking trails.After a busy day in Brainerd, MN, guests lodging with us can order an excellent meal from Three Bear Grill or spend the evening in the on-site arcade. "Stay Smart" while you're in Baxter, MN and enjoy our hotel's complimentary, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar, which features such items as scrambled eggs, bacon, biscuits and fruit.


· Accessible facilities
· Air conditioning individually controlled in room
· Bathtub
· Buffet breakfast
· Car rental desk - (In Area)
· Coffee/Tea maker
· Color television
· Complimentary newspaper in lobby
· Converters/ Voltage adaptors
· Cribs
· Desk with lamp
· Direct dial telephone
· Dry cleaning
· Electrical adaptors available
· Florist - (In Area)
· Free newspaper
· Free parking
· Golf - (In Area)
· Hairdryer
· High speed internet access for laptop in public areas
· High speed internet connection
· Housekeeping - daily
· Housekeeping - weekly
· Indoor pool
· Interior corridors
· Interior corridors
· Ironing board
· Late check-out available
· Lounges/bars
· Meal included - continental breakfast
· Meeting rooms
· Microwave
· Mini-refrigerator
· Non-smoking
· On-Site parking
· Onsite laundry
· Parking
· Pets allowed
· Restaurant
· Room service
· Safe deposit box
· Satellite television
· Separate closet
· Shops and commercial services - (In Area)
· Valet same day dry cleaning
· Voice mail
· Water sports
· Wireless internet connection
· Wireless internet connection in public areas

Room Information

Connecting rooms, Stereo, CD player, Rollaway bed
Video games, Cups/glassware, Silverware/utensils, Sofa bed
2 queen beds standard nonsmoking
1 king bed leisure standard nonsmoking

Miscellaneous Information

· American Dollars is the native currency.
· Check in time is 3:00 PM
· Check out time is 11:00 AM
· Time Zone is GMT
· Opened in 2005
· Renovated in 01/01/2015
· 119 rooms.
· 34 suites.
· 3 floors.

Restaurant Information

Three Bear Bar & Grill

We offer a fast casual style dining in our Three Bear Waterpark. Our Grill and Bar is open while the waterpark is open and during the off season is open Monday through Thursday from 5pm to 9pm.

Three Bear Bar

Open 7 days a week during waterpark hours and 5pm to 9pm during closed days of the waterpark.

Meeting Facility

Kodiak Room

Recreation Information

Fitness center on-site

Indoor pool

Water activities


Children's program - Three Bear Waterpark connected to the hotel offer great amusement and fun for the whole family. Open every weeekend year round and midweek during the summer and school breaks, it is a great way to create memories children wont soon forget.

Area Attractions

- Westgate Mall

Major retailers Herberger's, Big Lots, and Dunham Sports along with 15 other boutique and specialty stores.

- The Olde Open Window

New to Historical Downtown Brainerd offers unique knick-knacks and antiques.

- Craguns Resort
- Amtrak Staples MN
- Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport
- Minneapolis/St. Paul International
- Duluth International
- Three Bear Waterpark and Laser Tag

Connected to the Holiay Inn Express our waterpark serves as a fun time for all ages. Walk the water or shoot some hoops in our activity pool, take a relaxing stroll in our lazy river, try out one or three of our slides that include a body, tube, and kid'

- Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area

Abandoned by mining companies more than 30 years ago, this area of former mining pits and rock deposit stockpiles now boasts regenerated vegetation and clear lakes that draw a wide range of recreation enthusiasts. Twenty five miles of natural shoreline c

- Cuyuna Moutain Bike Trail System

With over 30 purpose-built routes to choose from, everyone from beginner to pro can enjoy the breath-taking rides and overlooks. The trails are enhanced by the deep-red soil, turquoise mine lakes, and white bark of the aspen and birch trees. When taking

- Craguns Laser Tag at the Three Bear Waterpark

A great new feature to the Brainerd Lakes Area. Laser tag offers an excilirating experience for all ages. A great family activity which includes an authentic 3000 sq feet arena. Travel into the aztec jungle and see who comes out the victor. Great Fami

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