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Located 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Northland Arboretum, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter is within a 5-minute drive of Brainerd International Raceway. This hotel has 98 rooms and welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, a water park, and an indoor pool. Cragun's Legacy Courses and North Central Speedway are also a short drive away.


Free buffet breakfast is included with your stay. Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with room service.


All of Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter's 98 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Free newspapers, free local calls, and hair dryers are also standard.

Property features

At Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter, guests enjoy a water park, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. There's free parking if you drive. Staff members are on hand to provide dry cleaning/laundry services and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Other amenities at this family-friendly hotel include a spa tub, free WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room.


  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter

15739 Audubon Way Baxter MN 56425

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a water park (surcharge), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter features an indoor pool and a spa tub. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities consist of a business center and a meeting room. Event facilities measure 1000 square feet (90 square meters). This family-friendly hotel also offers a fitness center, an arcade/game room, and gift shops/newsstands. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter is a smoke-free property.

  • Computer station 
  • Water park access (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 90 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 98 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter offers 98 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Flat-panel TV 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary buffet breakfast.

Three Bear Bar and Grill - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a water park (surcharge) and a fitness center.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 40 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of USD 150 per stay
  • Dogs only
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet deposit: USD 150 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 40 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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