$76 Avg/night
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Dakota Ridge

3 stars
3450 Washington Drive, Eagan, MN 55122-3003
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.9
out of 5
181 reviews
Great location and value

This is my second time staying at the hotel. Easy to get to from the airport, and easy access to... See full review

  • Old Army Ag
  • Jul 20, 2014
Excellent Staff

The hotel was all that I was looking for! The staff at the front desk were wonderful, hard working... See full review

  • Nellie Belle
  • Oct 21, 2013
Handsome and homey in Eagan
The renovated Best Western Dakota Ridge hotel has been a longtime favorite for business and leisure travelers.  Minutes away from the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport and popular Twin Cities destinations, the homey hotel boasts quick expressway access, in-room work desks and free high-speed Internet. Downtown St. Paul and popular destinations like the Mall of America and the Minnesota Zoo are just minutes away. Guests also enjoy a free hot breakfast.


Highlights
  • Complimentary Shuttle to MSP and HHH Airports and the Mall of America
  • Executive suite "Tech Room" includes computer with wireless keyboard and printer
  • Couples can request a romantic whirlpool suite
  • Complimentary breakfast offers breakfast classics like Belgian waffles and scrambled eggs


Location

The Best Western Dakota Ridge is conveniently located in Eagan, Minn., near Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, the Mall of America and area attractions like the Minnesota Zoo and Cascade Bay Water Park.   

Rooms

The 114 rooms at the Best Western Dakota Ridge are tastefully decorated with artful details. Jewel-toned pillows in regal patterns, Tuscan-themed artwork and dark wooden furniture set the hotel a notch above other three stars. Free high-speed Internet, a spacious work desk and coffee maker are standards. The "Tech Room" suite offers a large LCD TV/monitor, a computer with wireless keyboard and printer, an iPod docking station and massage chair.


Features

A contemporary lobby fitted with floor-to-ceiling windows and a comfortable seating area dressed in warm khaki and olive tones greets Best Western Dakota Ridge guests. Unwind in a soft armchair next to Schweizer Falls -- the lobby's water feature and common relaxation area. A computer station affords patrons the convenience of printing out a boarding pass, while the fitness center fuels workouts with a treadmill, elliptical runner, stationary bike and stretching mats.

Transportation
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (7.5 mi/ 12.1 km)


Attractions
  • Cascade Bay Water Park (1.5 mi /2.4 km)
  • Mall of America (6.5 mi/ 10.8 km)
  • Minnesota Zoo (8.9 mi/ 14.3 km)
  • Downtown St. Paul (10 mi/ 16.3 km)
  • Target Field (18.8 mi/ 30.2 km)


Business
  • Three meeting rooms for up to 125 guests
  • Built-in LCD projector and screen in all meeting rooms
  • Business center with faxing and photocopy services available (fees apply)
Policies and fees
Rate per night does not include extended airport parking.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Hotel Map

44.8317 -93.1696
Area served
Stillwater, Minneapolis, Burnsville, Duluth, Chicago,, St. Paul, Chanhassen, Detroit,, Bloomington, Hudson,, Edina, Des Moines,, Apple Valley, Shakopee
Nearby airports
(MSP), 5.00, MI, NW;
Area description
Airport

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Dakota Ridge Rooms

SUITE-2 QUEEN BEDS
SUITE-2 QUEEN BEDS,NO SMK,HI SPD NET,3RDBD SOFA,MICRO RFRG,FULL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,NOSMOKE,WHIRLPOOL,MICROFRIDGE,HI SPEED,FULL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,BATHTUB,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,ROLL IN SHOWER,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST
2 QUEEN BEDS
2 QUEEN BEDS,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,BATHTUB,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST
2 QUEEN BEDS
2 QUEEN BEDS,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,ROLL IN SHOWER,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,NSMK,DESK,ERGCHR,CHROTT,MICRFG,WIFI,FULL BREAKFAST
2 QUEEN BEDS
2 QUEEN BEDS,NSMK,DESK,ERGCHR,CHROTT,MICRFG,WIFI,FULL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,NSMK,FLATTV,MASGCH,DESK,MICRFG,DELU,FULL BREAKFAST

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Free parking
  • Non Smoking
General
Air conditioned
Non Smoking
Free local telephone calls
Elevators
Executive level
Ice machine
Activities
Fitness center or spa
Exercise gym
Horseback riding
Dining
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Laundry service
Express check in
Guest laundromat
Express checkout
Concierge desk
Security
Wake-up service
Multilingual
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Porters
FAX
Conference facilities
Copy service
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Free parking
Outdoor parking
RV or truck parking
Truck parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Phone with speaker
AM/FM alarm clock
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Sofa bed
Computer in Room
Electronic door locks
Ironing board

Dining

Jake's City Grille
0.20 mile(s) from Jake's City Grille, Full Service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, contemporary, innovative and exciting are often used to describe this local steakhouse, also featuring fresh seafood, salads, sandwiches and specials, along with a
Old Chicago
0.30 mile(s) from Old Chicago, Full Service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, great deep-dish and traditional pizza, sandwiches, salads and over 100 brands of beer from all over the world!
Steakbones Grill
0.10 mile(s) from Steakbones Grill, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner, watch the chef cook your steak over an expansive grill, while you select fresh salads and vegetables in this informal, popular local steakhouse. Sandwiches are also
Genghis Grill
0.30 mile(s) from Genghis Grill, Cafe, Pacific Rim, open for: lunch, dinner, For those who enjoy the uniqueness of Mongolian Barbeque! This informal site features countless options of different, fresh ingredients, along with the chance to watch your
Potbelly Sandwich Works
0.20 mile(s) from Potbelly Sandwich Works, Deli, American, open for: lunch, dinner, huge sandwiches made of hand-carved meats and homemade breads are featured in this local sandwich shop, originated in Chicago. The soups and cookies are also homemade.
Cafe Chili Peppers
0.30 mile(s) from Cafe Chili Peppers, Cafe, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner, a unique concept featuring fresh, flavorful, Mexican cuisine, inspired from traditional flavors throughout Mexico. These include fresh ingredients like ripe,Haas avacodos,
Panera Bread
0.30 mile(s) from Panera Bread, Coffee Shop, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, this well-known producer of freshly baked breads and pastries is a huge favorite of locals and out-of-town guests alike. Be sure to get something for later!
Al Baker's
Adjacent to Al Baker's, Full Service, Steak House, open for: lunch, dinner, just steps from the hotel's main entrance, this popular local sports bar and grill is a great place to enjoy a steak, burger, salad, sandwich or fresh seafood. Be sure to ask
Buffalo Wild Wings
0.20 mile(s) from Buffalo Wild Wings, Pub, American, open for: lunch, dinner, the name pretty much says it all. Sample great sandwiches, salads, wings and nearly thirty different sauces while watching your favorite team or sport on one of their dozens
Italian Pie Shoppe & Wine
0.10 mile(s) from Italian Pie Shoppe & Wine, Brasserie, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, as the name indicates, this is a great local spot for pizza, wine, sandwiches and daily pasta specials.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
11:30 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (181)

Ratings and reviews for BEST WESTERN PLUS Dakota Ridge

Overall score

3.9 / 5
5.01.0
181 out of 181
Amenities:
3.7
Room cleanliness:
4.1
Hotel staff:
4.2
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4.1
Value:
4.1

87% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Tabor boy
Business
Middleton, WI
Dec 16, 2012

Great Breakfast

The free breakfast was the best. Not the usual tasteless food. Even the eggs were super.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Several good restaurants within walking distance.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Kitkat85
Business
Chicago, IL
Dec 13, 2012

Bears/viking game

Two of my friends and I drove overnight to Minnesota for a weekend trip and ended arriving around 6am at the hotel. The girl at the counter checked for our room and let us check in at 6am even though our reservations was for 3pm that day and she didn't even charge us extra for coming early. Definitely coming back here =)

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

about a 15minute drive to Mall of America

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Dakota Ridge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
footballchick47
Business
Eagan, Minnesota
Dec 10, 2012

Stayed for the game

We really enjoyed our stay. The room was incredible; the hot breakfast was wonderful; the staff was so helpful. This was a fantastic value and a great experience!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
fl beachpete
Business
FL
Dec 8, 2012

Nice Place

Comfortable, would stay here again.Quiet,, large roons

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Paige Emily
Business
Wisconsin
Dec 3, 2012

What can you expect?

A friend of mine and I stayed at the Best Western Plus Dakota Ridge for a girl's weekend at MOA. Of course the price was just right, however, when we arrived I had wished I paid the extra $50 or so a night for a little bit nicer room. The room just felt grungy. The bed sheets and bed skirts had stains, the shower had hair stuck on the curtain, the bathroom faucets had black sludge around the edges. However, the staff were very friendly and breakfast was wonderful. For the money it's a decent stay, but what can you really expect when you only pay $60 or so a night?

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

MOA!

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Dakota Ridge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Willie1107
Business
Omaha
Dec 1, 2012

I LOVE IT

It is a very nice hotel and it is very convenient to live here. The staffs are very helpful the breakfast is also good. I will be there next time!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Dakota Ridge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Eric Hill
Business
Fargo, ND
Nov 26, 2012

Excellent value on shopping at MOA

Very close to MOA with unbeatable price! Clean and quite!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Dakota Ridge

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
duff28
Business
Minneapolis, MN
Nov 26, 2012

Clean and inexpensive!

This hotel exceeded my expectations. The room was spacious and very clean. The hotel was quiet and pleasant. My only complaint was the complimentary breakfast. I thought the food was subpar with few choices, lots of carbs and no fruit.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Dakota Ridge

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
NE Runner Girl
Business
Nebraska
Oct 28, 2012

Great stay

I stayed here before a half-marathon in St. Paul. It was a great hotel for the price. Staff was friendly and helpful. The breakfast was just okay, not much variety. Overall a great stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Dakota Ridge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Amanda N Derek
Business
Random Lake, WI
Oct 20, 2012

Enjoyed My Stay

The staff was very friendly. The room was very nice. Good breakfast and wi-fi available.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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