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The Best Western Plus Blaine at the National Sports Center is the prime location to arenas and event spaces for the most exciting games in the region. As a hotel near Fogerty Arena, this property regularly hosts teams and fans alike. There’s also a delicious and complimentary hot buffet breakfast available to enjoy each morning.
A large indoor heated pool, hot tub and kiddie pool is the perfect place to relax and soothe sore muscles after a game. Relaxation is the key word at this Blaine hotel, from the expansive pool to all 98 oversized suites. Families will appreciate the arcade room full of games, children of all ages will enjoy. This makes the property a favorite for weddings and groups. Our hotel in Blaine, MN have close relationships with wedding vendors and sites, such as the Banquets of Minnesota, TPC, Majestic Oaks, Bunker Hills, and the Elegance Room. You can work with a staff member to help create the ultimate big day.
Golf courses are all around this Blaine hotel, plus the Target Center and Xcel Center for even more games, tradeshows and conferences. You can spend a day at the TPC Twin Cities and experience PGA style golfing. Renowned hockey tournaments take place just a few blocks away at the National Sports Center, as well as soccer during the summer months. Head to the Fogerty Arena for curling competitions and a variety of other MN events.
The Minneapolis-St. Paul light rail and airport are nearby, making travel easy. Whether it’s a meeting in the Blaine area, or you’re in town for a major event, where you stay makes all the difference.
Book your stay at the Best Western Plus Blaine at the National Sports Center.
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Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel’s discretion. Pet rate is $20.00 per day with a $100 per week maximum.
Hotel location and the surrounding area
This Best Western Plus was one of the best I have visited in the chain. The breakfast was great both days and was very well maintained by the ladies there. I would not hesitate to go there again. The...
Rochester, Minnesota on 13-Jan-2020
My family and I stayed at this hotel just this past weekend. Our family of six has stayed here numerous times. It is an excellent location for numerous reasons, but what really makes this a great...
Minnesota on 11-Dec-2019
We stayed here November 2-3 for my dear friend's wedding. This hotel is beautiful with great amenities! I loved that there was a mirror, shelf, and cushioned bench outside the bathroom to put my...
Pease, Minnesota on 03-Nov-2019
In for a couple nights for business. Hotel has been updated in past few years and looks very nice. Clean, pleasant service, spacious room. Nice indoor pool and hot tub area. Breakfast (although I...
Marco Island, Florida on 26-Oct-2019
Check in was fast and easy. Rooms are extremely clean and updated. Host was extremely well spoken and presentable. I know this will be a favorite Hotel of mine every time that I stay in Blaine...
Complimentary full breakfast, we serve a hot buffet breakfast seven days a week. Our breakfast menu ranges from biscuits and gravy to potatoes, bacon, sausage and eggs.
Indoor pool Heated regular depth pool plus a separate zero depth entry wading pool.
Exercise facility, 24 Hour
Weight lifting equipment
Elevator, two elevators
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff English, Spanish, Farsi, Hindi
Laundromat, our guest laundry room has two coin operated washers, two coin operated dryers and folding area. We also have laundry soap, fabric sheets and laundry bags available for purchase in our guest laundry room. Cost is $4.00 per load.
Game room, over 25 games available
Cable or satellite television
Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless internet access
Business center, located off the lobby with a door for privacy. There are two computer stations and a printer.
Audio/visual equipment and services
Mail services. Guests can leave their mail at the front desk. There is also a Post Office just 0.4 mile away.
Wedding services. We have Bridal Suites available for our brides. We also offer special discounted rates for all of our wedding blocks. All wedding blocks can use our shuttle service for free depending on the number of rooms reserved. Meeting room for use as well.
Meeting facilities, seat up to 60 people. A projector and projector screen are available for use.
Banquet facilities, seat up to 60 people. We have round tables and conference style tables available. We set up in any style or arrangement that you would like.
Conference facilities, seat up to 60 people. A projector and projector screen are available for use.
Convenience store/Sundry. Our Four Seasons Corner Shop carries a wide range of drink, snacks, treats, ice cream, chips, pizza, pot pies and much more.
Hearing impaired services
Elevator, wheelchair accessible
Parking for the physically challenged 24 hours, free
Cold weather hook-ups
Ice/vending machines, located on each floor
Local shuttle. We offer shuttle service to our guests to local sports arenas, wedding venues and colleges. Guests must call the hotel to set up shuttle services. There is a 10 mile radius.
Free parking, 24 hours
Outdoor parking, 24 hours free
Truck/RV parking, 24 hours free
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Kitchenettes: available Only available in our Suite-1 King 1 Queen rooms.
Pots/pans/dishes Only available in our Suite-1 King 1 Queen rooms.
Cable or satellite television,
AM/FM alarm clock
AM/FM radio stereo
Iron, ironing board
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Adjoining rooms available
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 6
Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
Bathtub seat available
Rails in bathroom available
Wheelchair accessible available
Raised toilet with grab bars available
Visual alarm available
Safety bar in shower available
Walk-in shower available
Emergency alerting lighting
Extra wide doors in bathrooms
Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)
4.5 mile(s) from Aveda Corporation, 4000 Pleasant Ridge Drive NE
Blaine, MN, 55449
5.6 mile(s) from Medtronic Inc, 8200 Coral Sea St NE
Mounds View, MN 55112
7.3 mile(s) from Deluxe Corporation, 3680 Victoria St N,
Shoreview, MN 55126
8.3 mile(s) from Plunkett's Pest Control, 40 52nd Way NE
Fridley, MN 55421
2.4 mile(s) from Lucas Corporation, 8833 Central Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN, 55434
6.8 mile(s) from MSP Corporation, 5910 Rice Creek Parkway
Shoreview, MN, 55126
2.9 mile(s) from Alpha Air Corporation, 12527 Central Ave NE #100
Blaine, MN, 55434
1 block(s) from Gander Mountain, Large shopping facility as well as training center for management.
One block north of the hotel.
4 mile(s) from Infinite Campus, 4321 109th Ave NE
Blaine MN 55449
4 mile(s) from PTC, 3785 Pheasant Ridge Drive NE
Minneapolis MN 55449
.5 mile(s) from National Sports Center, is the world's largest amateur sports and meeting facility. The NSC campus operates over 100 unique programs and events in a variety of sports as well as hosting numerous national and international competitions annually that in total draws over 4 million visitors a year. The NSC is a priceless, innovative and unique state asset.
The complex opened in 1990 and was built by the State of Minnesota as part of a statewide building program to improve Minnesota’s amateur sports facilities.
The complex is a 600-acre multi-sport facility located in Blaine, Minnesota. The campus includes:
-50 plus athletic fields
-Eight-sheet Schwan Super Rink
-Schwan Center meeting and events building
-Multi-faceted family golf center; the National Youth Golf Center, which features the 18-hole Victory Links course
-Indoor Sports H
3.8 mile(s) from Lakeside Commons Park, come out and enjoy Blaine’s newest Park! Lakeside Commons Park (3020 Lake Parkway, Blaine 55449) has something for everyone!
Parking Permits will be required for all Park users.
Blaine Residents FREE w/Valid Driver's License as proof of residency.
Non-Residents $5 Daily OR $25 Season Pass
Get your permit at Lakeside Commons Park or Blaine City Hall starting June 5, 2015.
Lakeside Commons Beach is open June 5 thru September 7, 2015.
Beach Hours 10 am to 8 pm
Splash Pad Hours 10 am to 6 pm
Park Hours 5 am to 10 pm
Boathouse Hours 11 am to 5 pm
Canoe, Kayak , Paddle Boat Rental $7/hour
Concessions are also available.
Park Amenities feature public beach, splash pad, beach house, boathouse with concessions and canoe, kayak, and new paddle boat rental, playground, volleyball court, and a rentable picnic pavilion!
Lakeside Commons Park is located off of Radisson.
2 mile(s) from TPC of the Twin Cities, experience extraordinary golf at Minnesota's only private PGA TOUR-owned property located just minutes north of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Designed by the legendary Arnold Palmer, our 18-hole golf course features 235 acres of breathtaking countryside. The immaculate fairways and white sand bunkers provide every golf enthusiast an unforgettable experience.
While challenging enough for the best players in the world during the Champions Tour’s 3M Championship, the par-72, 7,164-yard championship golf course features six sets of tees - including a family tee - on each hole so golfers of all abilities can experience an enjoyable round of golf.
7.5 mile(s) from Majestic Oaks Golf Club, for all your Banquet & Event needs.
One of the Twin Cities’ Premier Golf Clubs, Banquet, Event, and Golf Outing Destination
We invite you to entrust us with the details of your special event while enjoying gorgeous surroundings and fabulous service. Whether we host your next corporate event, social gathering, golf outing, or the wedding of your dreams, Majestic Oaks Golf Club is your ideal setting.
The unsurpassed beauty of our facility and our
professional staff’s attention to detail will assure that your special day is both successful and memorable.
With accommodations or up to 450 guests, our venue offers three uniquely designed banquet rooms that overlook the lush golf course, pond with fountains, and two amazing waterfront ceremony sites.
Offering two beautifully groomed18-hole courses, an executive nine, foot golf, and a full-service golf shop.
2.6 mile(s) from Victory Lane Golf Course, the Only PGA Tour-Designed Public Golf Course in Minnesota.
15 mile(s) from Minnesota State Fair, this end of summer tradition is always held the twelve days leading up to and through Labor Day. Inquire at the front desk for exact schedules and entertainment calendars. Located midway between Minneapolis and St. Paul, the 320 acre Minnesota State Fairgrounds is renowned for its beautiful gardens and architecture reflecting the art deco and Works Progress Administration eras.
16 mile(s) from Como Park, for over 100 years, Como Park has played a vital role in meeting the recreational needs of area residents.
The zoo features a seal island, a large cat exhibit, a variety of aquatic life, a world class polar bear exhibit, and lots more.
The Visitor Center at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory features meeting rooms, event space, as well as a large auditorium and the Zobota Cafe.
18 mile(s) from US Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings, Super Bowl 52 in February 2018, and the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four.
27 mile(s) from Minnesota Zoo, a world class recreation destination home to more than 4,700 animals - many endangered - in award-winning exhibits. The zoo has a 485 acre campus featuring miles of outdoor trails and the largest indoor interconnected zoo exhibits in the country, allowing for enjoyable visits all year round.
31 mile(s) from Mall of America, since opening its doors in 1992, Mall of America has revolutionized the shopping experience and become a leader in retail, entertainment and attractions. Mall of America is one of the top tourist destinations in the country.
From musical acts to celebrity book signings to fashion shows, Mall of America is the Hollywood of the Midwest. With more than 400 stores, and hosting more than 400 special events each year, the Mall has become the place where fans can meet and greet their favorite celebrates or take part in interactive, one of a kind events.
The Mall also features the Nickelodeon Universe theme park, Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium, The Lego Experience, and the Minnesota Children's Museum
27 mile(s) from Albertville Prem Outlets, shop more than 100 stores on 80 acres of Northwood scenery. Albertville Premium Outlets offers a variety of shops from clothing and shoes to toys. The entire team looks forward to your next visit for truly extraordinary everyday savings.
2.9 mile(s) from Baseball Complex, park Amenities
Baseball Field(s) w/Lights
- Bases - 60 feet
- Bases - 75/90 feet
- Bases - 90 feet
- Outfield Fence - 200 feet
- Outfield Fence - L/R:320 feet, C:360 feet
- Pitching Plate - 46 feet
- Pitching Plate - 60.6 feet
- Pitching Plate - 52/60.6 feet
Lake / Pond
Open Play Field
- Public Restrooms (Handicapped Accessible)
- Public Restrooms (Temporary Seasonal)
- Toddler Playground
Skate Board Park
Trails and Walkways (Miles)
3.4 mile(s) from Blainbrook, is your total entertainment center. Whether you're looking to enjoy the company of family and friends in our sports bar, eat great food, watch sporting events on our big screen tv's, bowl, join one of our many leagues, or play in our 4100 sq. ft. arcade space, we have something for everyone at any age. We are home to over 50 pinball games along with our many state of the art games. On our menu you will find over 100 items, from appetizers, soups, salads, wraps, pizza, sirloins steaks and many other entrees. If you like to bowl we have 24 automatically scored lanes. We also have bumpers for the younger bowlers. If you're looking for a hall to hold an event formal or informal, Brookhall is the perfect place and gives the atmosphere of classic elegance.
4.5 mile(s) from Jim Peterson Athletic Complex, our athletic complexes are well known for their quality and appearance. Our Complexes are host to soccer, baseball, and softball tournaments.
Across the street from Bricks Kitchen & Pub, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Adjacent to Culver's®, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2 mile(s) from Wild Bill's Sports Saloon, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2 mile(s) from Chili’s®, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
1.7 mile(s) from Ole Piper Inn, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
Across the street from Clives Roadhouse Blaine, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Across the street from Chipotle Mexican Grill, Fast Food, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
1.8 mile(s) from Acapulco Mexican Restaurant, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
.8 mile(s) from Tavern Grill, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
3.4 mile(s) from Brunswick Zone XL, Cafe, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2 mile(s) from Rintaro Japanese Sushi an, Full Service, Japanese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2.5 mile(s) from Wing Joint, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
.8 mile(s) from Which Wich®, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2 mile(s) from Gabe’s Rinkside Bar &, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Grill
3 mile(s) from 5 Spice Asian Takeout, Bar/Lounge, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
4.4 mile(s) from Green Mill, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
.3 mile(s) from Starbucks®, Coffee Shop, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
4.9 mile(s) from Applebee’s®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2.9 mile(s) from San Jose Mexican, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner, Restaurant
3.4 mile(s) from Chanticlear Pizza, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
.4 mile(s) from Buffalo Wild Wings®, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
16.8 mile(s) from University of Minnesota, 222 Pleasant St NE
Minneapolis, MN, 55455
20.4 mile(s) from University of St. Thomas, 2115 Summit Ave, St Paul, MN 55105
4.4 mile(s) from Rasmussen College, 3629 95th Ave NE
Blaine, MN, 55014
4.4 mile(s) from Blaine High School, 12555 University Ave NE
Blaine, MN, 55449
15.8 mile(s) from Minneapolis Community and, 1501 Hennepin Ave,
Minneapolis, MN 55403
15.7 mile(s) from Minneapolis
18.8 mile(s) from St. Paul
4.7 mile(s) from Coon Rapids
4.6 mile(s) from Spring Lake Park
5.4 mile(s) from Circle Pines
6.3 mile(s) from Fridley
7.8 mile(s) from Hilltop
9.7 mile(s) from Anoka
8 mile(s) from Ham Lake
9.9 mile(s) from Constance
10.6 mile(s) from Lake Netta
9.9 mile(s) from Lino Lakes
6 mile(s) from Bunker Beach Water Park, 701County Rd A
Coon Rapids, MN, 55433
31 mile(s) from Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport
55 mile(s) from St. Cloud Regional Airport
4.1 mile(s) from Coon Rapids-Riverdale Station, travel time to downtown Minneapolis: About 28 minutes
Station enclosure is open:
Monday-Friday 4:45 to 8:15 a.m. and 4:45 to 7:15 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
4.1 mile(s) from Coon Rapids-Riverdale Station Travel time to downtown Minneapolis: About 28 minutes
Station enclosure is open:
Monday-Friday 4:45 to 8:15 a.m. and 4:45 to 7:15 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
4.4 mile(s) from Blaine/Coon Rapids
Free local shuttle from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Guests must call to set up shuttle service, on a per request basis. There is a 10 mile radius limit.