Brainerd hotels

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What travelers to Brainerd are saying

The downtown area is a antique-lovers dream. I also strongly suggest vising the Coco Moon coffee shop.
Andrew H. Sep 14, 2015


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Hotels in Brainerd

Need a comfortable place to stay in Brainerd? How about one that rates highly for Location and Room cleanliness?

Orbitz has you covered with 17 of them. Meaning you can easily find a cozy — and convenient — home base for exploring some of Brainerd's attractions, such as Northland Arboretum, Gregory Park and Oscar Kristofferson Park.

What to do in Brainerd

From the soothing, stress-melting treatments at Salon Seven Baxter to the adrenaline-pumping rides at Three Bear Waterpark, there's something for everyone in Brainerd.

If you're looking for an activity that's fun for all ages, head to the silver screens at Movies 10 At Westgate and Lakes 12 Theatre, where the twisting, turning plots of action, romance and maybe even indie films captivate your attention.

The restaurant scene in Brainerd

Take a load off — or maybe discover a new favorite restaurant — in Brainerd. The dining scene here features popular eateries like Prairie Bay, Culver's and 371 Diner.

Where to shop in Brainerd

Go on the hunt for the perfect new look and gifts at Westgate Mall and Bon-Ton. Those perfect finishing touches and a little extra glimmer are likely waiting for you at Birgit's Jewelers.

If your iPhone needs some sprucing up, pick up new accessories and tech toys at Best Buy.

Outdoor activities in Brainerd

There are ways to kick back in Brainerd beyond its marquee attractions. Pillsbury State Forest and Northland Arboretumare great places to get some fresh air and spend time outside.

Best times to visit Brainerd

A great deal is just as easy to find in Brainerd as a great hotel. You can save 43% on your Orbitz hotel just by traveling in February. It's not the only time of the year that's easy on the wallet: March offers average savings of 42%, January offers average savings of 40%, and Orbitz features great hotel deals 365 days a year.

Getting to Brainerd

If you're flying in, head for Crow Wing County Airport — it's one of Brainerd's main transportation hubs.

Nightlife in Brainerd

When the sun goes down in Brainerd, there's always a chance to get a taste of the local scene. Join the fray at Cherry Berry Yogurt Bar, Lodge Grill & Bar and Baxter's Bar & Grill, where you can dance and drink late into the night.

Arts and culture in Brainerd

Anthropology, history, fine art — there's no limit to what museums can offer. Enjoy an educational and fun afternoon in Brainerd at Crow Wing County Museum. The books in Bethany Book and Gift offer a taste of culture and learning.

Recently booked Brainerd hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Americas Best Value Inn Brainerd 23 days ago 2 stars $71

Recently Rated Brainerd Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Craguns Hotel And Resort And Legacy Golf Courses
4.1 / 5
8 reviews
3 stars $109
Maddens On Gull Lake
4.0 / 5
2 reviews
3 stars Choose dates
Americas Best Value Inn Brainerd
2.6 / 5
15 reviews
2 stars $71
The Brainerd Hotel
3.1 / 5
34 reviews
2 stars Choose dates

Top Flights to Brainerd

Featured Brainerd Hotels

From $108

1 Arrowwood Lodge Brainerd

2 stars
4.2 / 5 25 reviews

6967 Lake Forest Road

Arrowwood Lodge at Brainerd Lakes Conference Center and Indoor Waterpark is the Brainerd areas premier hotel. Featuring 102 beautiful spacious rooms. Six large suites including cinema suite...

Great Family Getaway!
We were impressed by the price and amenities. The indoor water park was perfect for our family. We also liked the location, with restaurants in walking distance.
Jan 5, 2016
From $94

2 Super 8 Baxter/Brainerd Area

2 stars
3.8 / 5 6 reviews

14341 Edgewood Drive

To Guarantee More Than 2 Rooms, Must Call Property Directly Super Start Plus Breakfast Paul Bunyan Recreational Trail Brainerd International Raceway - 3mi Snowmobile Trail - 2blks Recliners in all...

nice place to crash
Needed a place to stay that was half way point on our long car trip. It was just the right spot. Good rate and breakfast included.
Jun 30, 2014
From $96

3 Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Baxter, MN

2 stars
3.9 / 5 17 reviews

15058 Dellwood Drive North

Save 26% on your stay

Country Inn and Suites offers an indoor heated pool, whirlpool and sauna. Each unit features a microwave, refrigerator, complimentary high speed internet access, coffeemaker, and hair dryer. ...

Overnight trip to Brainerd
We have needed to stay in the area before for business reasons and always choose this hotel. The staff is great and the rooms are always clean.
Jun 14, 2015
From $110

4 Holiday Inn Express & Suites BRAINERD-BAXTER

3 stars
4.3 / 5 12 reviews

15739 Audubon Way

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...

kids loved it.
Loved theroom and food. Our package was worth the price.... Almost. Our third adult cancelled so we were given a smaller room, but didn't receive a discount. Other then that all was great. What was...
Mar 4, 2015
From $84

5 Baymont Inn & Suites Baxter/Brainerd Area

2 stars
4.3 / 5 17 reviews

7208 Fairview Road

Save 20% on Suites

You are always welcome at the Baymont Inn and Suites Baxter/Brainerd. This cozy hotel welcomes pets and provides easy access to shopping, dining, lakes, forests and golf courses. You can also...

Stay at the Baymont/Baxter
The Baymont is convenient for us in order to visit our son who lives up in the Brainerd area. We have stayed three times at the Baymont and feel it is a good value. The rooms are comfortable, and...
Oct 22, 2015

6 The Brainerd Hotel

2 stars
3.1 / 5 34 reviews

2115 S 6th St

Welcome to the Brainerd Hotel and Conference Center. In 1970, Ray Madison began planning what would become the Holiday Inn Brainerd, the Brainerd Lakes area*s first destination full-service hotel....

From $71

7 Americas Best Value Inn Brainerd

2 stars
2.6 / 5 15 reviews

11617 Andrew Street

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Welcome to Americas Best Value Inn Brainerd/ located near the annual Crow Wing County Fair. The Brainerd Lakes Area is blessed with an abundance of beautiful sky-high trees that change in autumn...

Look elsewhere for accomidations would still be a poor value for half the price.
Our first room had dead bugs on the bathroom floor more were found under the bed (at least they were dead). The air stank of mold, and indeed there was a large white efflorescence of mold on the...
Sep 14, 2015
From $84

8 Rodeway Inn Baxter

1 star
2.9 / 5 9 reviews

7836 Fairview Road

Enjoy one of our clean and relaxing rooms. Each comes with a 24-inch television with cable, work desks and free local calls. Free continental breakfast served daily. Within walking distance of two...

Weekend Getaway
Rodeway Inn Baxter was a convenient stop on our way to Duluth. The price was certainly reasonable but it reflected what we were getting completely. There were few others staying there, the room was...
Dec 21, 2015
From $89

9 Days Inn & Suites Baxter Brainerd Area

2 stars
3.8 / 5 20 reviews

14466 Dellwood Dr

Maximize value at the Days Inn and Suites Baxter Brainerd Area. This lodging offers complimentary breakfast with hot items, complimentary wireless Internet access and complimentary parking for cars...

So friendly!
We stayed at this location during our track weekend, as we didn't feel like camping. It was wonderful! Room was just what we needed - comfortable and clean. The staff was AMAZING and very friendly....
Aug 4, 2015
From $142

10 Comfort Suites Rapid River Lodge

2 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

7376 Woida Rd.

Nestled in the heart of the Brainerd Lakes Area, we are near Brainerd International Speedway, Gull Lake,Paul Bunyan Land, several of Minnesota finest golf courses, and various shops. Experience the...

Great hotel
I have stayed at this hotel several times, and it never disappoints! The rooms are always clean, and the beds are comfortable. At times it can be noisy, but that is to be expected with family...
Jul 3, 2014
From $56

11 Super 8 Little Falls

2 stars
3.0 / 5 15 reviews

300 12th St NE

- Shopping and VFW next door /Open to Public - Boyhood Home of Charles Lindbergh - Midwests Largest Art and Craft Fair/September - Riverfest/June - Snowmobile Trail behind the motel - Beautiful...

Good experience
The staff was very helpful and when my son-in-law got very wet hunting they dried his clothes and even offered to wash them. That was going beyond expectations.
Nov 10, 2015
From $109

12 Craguns Hotel And Resort And Legacy Golf Courses

3 stars
4.1 / 5 8 reviews

11000 Craguns Dr

From lodging to recreation fine food to fabulous four-season fun.its all here. At Craguns we pride ourselves on being large enough to offer a memorable choice of recreational packages yet small...

Great Winter Getaway!
Many things to do. Buffet breakfast. We stayed weekday they had pastries, muffins, oatmeal, Cheerios, juice, coffee. Stayed in standard room very large with small kitchen and wood burning...
Jan 17, 2016

13 Maddens On Gull Lake

3 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

11266 Pine Beach Peninsula

Maddens on Gull Lake is a true classic Minnesota resort experience dedicated to providing a memorable vacation for our guests.Family owned and operated since 1929 Maddens is situated on a thousand...

Great getaway
Nice place... Pool, patio and golf view very relaxing...
Jan 13, 2016
From $70

14 Americas Best Value Inn Staples

2 stars
3.2 / 5 9 reviews

109 2nd Avenue NW

Winter Sale - Save15% on your stay

Americas Best Value Inn Staples offers the most value for your money when staying for business, pleasure, or just passing through. We offer clean spacious rooms, a 24-hour front desk, free deluxe...

Pleasant stay
Clean rooms, quiet and friendly. Pleasant place to stay while visiting friends.
Jun 27, 2015
From $64

15 Magnuson Hotel Nisswa

2 stars
2.9 / 5 7 reviews

24186 North Smiley Rd

Stay 2 Nights, Save 10%!

The Magnuson Hotel and Suites Nisswa places you minutes from Championship Golf and Outdoor Activities

Just a short visit with family in the area.
The hotel was fine and clean. I would stay there again when in the area. There was no hot coffee at the start of the 0630 breakfast for two days. Lucky for us we had bar soap in the suitcase. We...
Sep 6, 2015

16 Ruttgers Bay Lake Lodge

3 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

25039 Tame Fish Lake Rd

Ruttgers Bay Lake Lodge is a 164 room family friendly resort with conference center overlooking Bay Lake Resort activities and recreation are sure to keep the whole family busy or sit and relax...

Nice place to stay
Great location with lots to do! We stayed in the off season so it was quiet. Nice, clean and met what we needed. The Sunday breakfast buffet was excellent! (and I'm picky about my breakfasts) My...
Oct 1, 2015
From $83

17 Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Little Falls, MN

2 stars
4.1 / 5 8 reviews

209 16th Street Northeast

With turn of the century architecture, this hotel features an indoor pool and whirlpool; whirlpool suites and one bedroom suites. All units offer a microwave, refrigerator, complimentary high...

From $64

18 Rodeway Inn Pine River

1 star
3.2 / 5 6 reviews

2684 State 371 SW

This Rodeway Inn hotel is located on the Paul Bunyan Trail. There are 100 miles of snowmobile and biking trails that run from Brainerd to Bemidji that include the towns of Nisswa, Pequot Lake,...

good enough stay
Nice location in northern Minnesota. Just outside Chippewa nation forest.
Jul 6, 2015