Best Cheap Motels In Minneapolis, Minnesota - Updated 2021

motels in minneapolis
Anne
Anne
Updated

Minneapolis, Minnesota lies along the Mississippi River and forms “Twin Cities” with its neighbour, the state capital St. Paul. The city is known for its many cultural landmarks, including Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, with the Spoonbridge and Cherry sculpture by Claes Oldenburg, and Walker Art Center, with its exhibits of contemporary art. It is also famed for its many lakes and parks. Among the parks is Minnehaha Park, with its pretty waterfalls and biking and walking trails. Those in need of retail therapy will appreciate Mall of America, a massive shopping complex which includes a fun theme park. When visiting this exciting city on a budget, check out the best cheap motels in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA by scrolling below.

1. Snelling Motor Inn (from USD 89)

Snelling Motor Inn is ideally placed opposite Minnehaha Park. The property is 2 mi (3.2 km) from Hiwatha Golf Course and Lake Hiwatha, 6.5 mi (10.5 km) from the Minneapolis city center, and is within easy reach of the light rail system, giving easy access to other attractions in the area. Free parking is provided on the property. While there is no restaurant, the motel does offer vending machines for snacks and drinks. Each comfortable room features a TV offering cable channels, a microwave, and a mini-fridge. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.


Snelling Motor Inn

Address: 5346 Minnehaha Avenue
Price: from 89 USD

Vending machine (drinks) Free parking On-site parking WiFi Parking CCTV in common areas Designated smoking area Free WiFi

2. Metro Inn Motel (from USD 64)

Centrally placed, this motel is a 10-minute drive from the center of Minneapolis and Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. The motel is also an 8-minute drive from Mall of America with its shops and theme park. Rooms on the ground floor have drive-up access and parking is free. Complimentary coffee is served each day and vending machines offer snacks and drinks. Guest rooms feature a television with cable channels, microwave, and mini-fridge, as well as an en suite bathroom. Guests have access to free wireless internet on the property.

Nearby motels

3. Norwood Inn and Suites - Roseville

This motel is located in Roseville, a 12-minute drive from Minneapolis and a 15-minute drive from downtown Saint Paul. Located in a quiet area, the property offers easy access to all the attractions. Rosedale Shopping Center is a 2-minute drive away. Norwood Inn and Suites – Roseville offers a restaurant while a continental breakfast is served each day. The property also features an indoor pool, hot tub, and laundry facilities. Guest rooms offer a TV with cable channels and free WiFi is available throughout the property.


Norwood Inn and Suites - Roseville

Address: 2401 Prior Avenue North

4. Baymont by Wyndham Bloomington MSP Airport (from USD 68)

Baymont by Wyndham Bloomington MSP Airport is located in Richfield, a 12-minute drive from Minneapolis and a 5-minute drive from the airport. The property is located 1 mi (1.6 km) from Mall of America, Minnesota Sea Life Aquarium, and Nickelodeon Universe. Other attractions are conveniently close by. The motel offers an indoor pool and a hot tub. Each room features a 32-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels, a comfortable seating area, and a coffeemaker. Complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning and free WiFi is provided.


Baymont by Wyndham Bloomington MSP Airport

Address: 1200 East 78th Street
Price: from 68 USD

5. Budget Host Inn Eagan (from USD 49)

Budget Host Inn Eagan is located a 22-minute drive from Minneapolis and is just off Highway 494. Cascade Bay Water Park is 3 mi (4.7 km) and Minnesota Sea Life Aquarium and Mall of America are both a 5-mi (7.9-km) drive from the motel. The property offers vending machines for snacks and drinks and a grocery delivery service at an additional fee. Rooms offer a microwave and mini-fridge, as well as a 39-inch flat-screen TV. Free WiFi is available throughout the motel.


Budget Host Inn Eagan

Address: 2745 Highway 55
Price: from 49 USD

Vending machine (snacks) Smoke alarms Vending machine (drinks) Grocery deliveries Room service 24-hour security 24-hour front desk Free WiFi

6. Budget Host Inn Fridley (from USD 65)

This affordable motel is located in Fridley, a 15-minute drive from Minneapolis and a 30-minute drive from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The property is conveniently placed off I-694. Budget Host Inn Fridley offers free parking, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk. Guest rooms feature a television with cable channels, comfortable seating area, free WiFi, a refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker.


Budget Host Inn Fridley

Address: 6881 Highway 65 Northeast
Price: from 65 USD

Vending machine (snacks) Non-smoking rooms Air conditioning Internet services Fax/photocopying 24-hour front desk On-site parking WiFi

7. Quality Inn & Suites Arden Hills - Saint Paul North (from USD 62)

Quality Inn & Suites Arden Hills - Saint Paul North is conveniently placed in Arden Hills, off Interstate 694 and a 15-minute drive from the center of Minneapolis. Mall of America is a 25-minute drive away from the motel. Guests have access to a free continental breakfast each day, laundry facilities, and a fitness center. Rooms feature a television with cable channels, mini-fridge, microwave, and coffee- and tea-making facilities. Free WiFi and parking are available to guests.


Quality Inn and Suites - Arden Hills

Address: 1125 Red Fox Road
Price: from 62 USD

All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Process in place to check health of guests Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Contactless check-in/check-out Cashless payment available Physical distancing in dining areas Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

8. Asteria Inn and Suites (from USD 49)

Asteria Inn and Suites is an affordable motel in Maple Grove, a 20-minute drive from downtown Minneapolis and a 30-minute drive to Mall of America, while the Shoppes at Arbor Lakes shopping district is a 2-mi (3.2-km) drive away. Guests are served coffee and juice each morning and a laundry service is also available. Guests have access to vending machines for snacks and drinks. Each room features a flat-screen TV with cable channels, as well as free WiFi throughout. Free parking is available on the property.


Asteria Inn and Suites Maple Grove

Address: 7285 Forestview Lane North
Price: from 49 USD

Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Free WiFi On-site parking CCTV in common areas Heating Fax/photocopying Physical distancing rules followed Free parking

9. Prime Rate Inn (from USD 59)

Prime Rate Inn is located in Burnsville, a 20-minute drive from Minneapolis. Conveniently placed off I-35W, there is easy access to all the attractions including Minnesota Zoo, 6 mi (9.7 km) away, and Mall of America, 9 mi (14.5 km) away. The property features an indoor pool and hot tub. A continental breakfast and a games room are available to guests while vending machines offer drinks and snacks. Free wireless internet and parking are offered to guests. Rooms have a flat-screen TV offering cable channels and HBO, a comfortable seating area, as well as an en suite bathroom.


Prime Rate Inn

Address: 12850 West Frontage Road
Price: from 59 USD

Heating Indoor pool WiFi Free WiFi Parking WiFi available in all areas Air conditioning Indoor pool (all year)

Save money on your visit to Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

While spending a relaxing time in the fresh air at the lakes and in the parks, shopping at Mall of America, or exploring the museums and art galleries, save a little on your budget by staying in comfort at one of the best cheap motels in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our privacy policy for more information on how we use your data

Still Need Travel Insurance?

You can buy and claim online, even after you've left home. Travel insurance from WorldNomads.com is available to people from 140 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities.

*5% off when you book with our promo code: TRIP101

*For our Canadian and US travellers, unfortunately due to financial services laws, we cannot provide a discount. This promotional code cannot be used with any other discount offer, including World Nomads Members’ discount for travel insurance policy holders.

Anne Sewell was born in England, but has spent most of her life in Africa - Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa - and now resides on the beautiful Costa del Sol in southern Spain. She loves writing...Read more

 Want to contribute as a Local Expert?
Explore Minneapolis
Good things are meant to be shared!