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509 N Chestnut Street
La Crescent, Minnesota 55947
United States


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Hotel Overview

Welcome to the Apple Capital of Minnesota where vistas of beautiful bluffs and the mighty Mississippi River dominate the landscape, providing breathtaking views. The apple orchards and fall colors are not to be missed. Just a few short miles from La Crosse, Wisconsin, La Crescent offers a small-town feel with the conveniences of city life.

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Best Western Plus at La Crescent Event Center is located in the heart of La Crescent, and is within walking distance to downtown, shopping and services. This brand new property has it all: well- appointed guest rooms and suites, state of the art venue for meetings and special events (up to 350 people), offering advanced lighting and audio visual capabilities, an on-site restaurant and two breakout meeting rooms.

Start your day right with our fresh full hot breakfast, enjoy a swim in our indoor saline pool or workout in the fitness center. Been on the road a while? Take advantage of our onsite guest laundry. Your stay will have everything you need to relax. Corporate travelers will appreciate the onsite business services such as our fully equipped business center as well as meeting facilities.

We offer spacious, well-appointed guest rooms and suites. Each of our guests rooms are designed with your comfort in mind: complimentary high-speed Internet access, microwave, refrigerator and in-room safes.

Enjoy a meal at the Swing Bridge Pub located in the Event Center. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.

Whether you are here for business or pleasure our friendly and accommodating staff are at your service and here to help make your stay as comfortable as possible.


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Pets not accepted


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Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site. The Swing Bridge Pub, located in the Event Center opens daily at 11 a.m., 7 days a week and serves lunch and dinner. They serve upscale appetizers, a variety of salads, soups, cheese plates, shrimp skewers, steak/chicken kabobs, gourmet sliders and specialty mac/cheese options, various grilled cheese sandwiches. For entrees, pasta bowl, steak and chicken.
  • Complimentary full breakfast
  • Cocktail lounge, Swing Bridge Pub is located in the Event Center
  • Indoor pool, heated, saline, open from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (10:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. adults only.)
  • Exercise facility, 24 hours, free
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Rowing machine
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • Interior corridors
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundromat, nominal fee
  • Express check-out
  • Late check-out
  • Cable or satellite television, DirecTV®
  • Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center, 24 hours, free
  • Printer available
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy machine
  • Audio/visual equipment and services
  • Dataports
  • Shipping
  • Wedding services. La Crescent Area Event Center is located next door to hotel. Book a wedding reception, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner.
  • Meeting facilities 432 square foot meeting room
  • Banquet facilities Adjacent to hotel 4800 square foot ballroom can seat up to 350 for banquet. 850 square foot room for smaller more intimate parties and celebrations.
  • Conference facilities Adjacent to hotel Event Center offers 4 options for meeting and breakout rooms
  • Catering
  • Ballroom. Adjacent to hotel 4800 square foot ballroom can seat up to 350 for banquet.
  • Convenience store/Sundry Sundry shop
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged services some rooms
  • Hearing impaired services
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged, 24 hours, free
  • Ice/vending machines, on each floor
  • Airport car, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., 10 mile radius.Call property for pick up. Hotel is 5 minutes from La Crosse Regional Airport. Arrivals outside of hours please call and make arrangements for shuttle to pick up. 507-895-1001.
  • Free parking, 24 hours
  • Outdoor parking, 24 hours, free
  • Truck/RV parking, 24 hours, free
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
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  • Cable or satellite television, CNN® or other 24 hour news station, DirecTV®
  • In-room movies, HBO®
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • AM/FM radio stereo
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Speaker phone available
  • Two line phone
  • Voice mail
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Air-conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Easy chair
  • Sofabed available
  • Adjoining rooms available
  • Cribs, available
  • Rollaway beds, available

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 9

  • Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
  • Bathtub seat available
  • Television amplifier
  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Closed-caption TV
  • Raised toilet with grab bars available
  • Visual alarm available
  • Knock lights available
  • Safety bar in shower available
  • Walk-in shower available
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Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 8.0 mile(s) from Kwik Trip
  • 4.9 mile(s) from Logistics Health Inc.
  • 7.3 mile(s) from Ingersoll Rand
  • 4.8 mile(s) from Gundersen Health System
  • 4.2 mile(s) from Kaplan
  • 4.7 mile(s) from CenturyLink
  • 7.3 mile(s) from Trane
  • 9.2 mile(s) from Festival Foods
  • 4.5 mile(s) from Mayo Clinic
  • 5.5 mile(s) from Marine Credit Union
  • 6.1 mile(s) from Inland
  • 11 mile(s) from Dynamic Lifecycle Innovat
  • .8 mile(s) from AcenTek
  • 29.2 mile(s) from ZF-TRQ
  • 7.2 mile(s) from Reinhart Foods
  • 5.2 mile(s) from Badger Corrugating
  • 27.8 mile(s) from Fastenal
  • 24.1 mile(s) from Wincraft
  • 25.1 mile(s) from Watkins
  • 7.6 mile(s) from Agropur Ingredients
  • 7.6 mile(s) from Great Lakes Cheese


  • 4.7 mile(s) from Oktoberfest, approximately 5,000 miles and over 150 years of history provide the only major differences between La Crosse, Wisconsin and Munich, Germany during late September and early October each year. This time of year both Munich and La Crosse are filled with “merrymaking” and a carnival atmosphere known in both cities as Oktoberfest. One of the achievements which helped La Crosse gain a 1961 All-American City Award, Oktoberfest, USA, is one of the few authentic Old World folk festivals held annually in the United States. Each year, numerous local industries, civic and fraternal groups plus hundreds of area residents, working on a voluntary basis, combine their efforts with those sponsoring La Crosse Festivals, Inc., in developing and presenting the annual autumn festival.
  • 8.3 mile(s) from Grandad Bluff, has become not only a destination point for thousands, but also a symbol of this great Coulee Region. Grandad Bluff is a city park located by following Main Street east which becomes Bliss Road (small vehicle only) as you ascend the bluff. At the top, the entrance is found by turning right on Grandad Bluff Road. The 600-ft high bluff overlooks the city of La Crosse. The view of the Mississippi River Valley includes the three states of Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. Wisconsin Trails readers voted this “the most scenic view in the state”. The park features a shelter house, coin-operated binoculars, picnic areas and is the site of the annual Skyrocker`s New Year`s Eve Fireworks Show.
  • 4.2 mile(s) from Vineyards and Breweries, brewing tradition is nearly as old as the state of Wisconsin, dating back to the 1858 founding of the G. Heileman Brewing Company and the iconic Old Style brand. Since Heileman’s doors closed in 1996, City Brewing Company has taken up the standard, and today you can see the World’s Largest Six-Pack dressed up as their popular La Crosse Lager.
  • 4.5 mile(s) from Arts & Culture, has some of the region’s finest venues for experiencing visual and performing arts. Home to the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra and top-tier arts, music, and theatre programs at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and Viterbo University, there is no shortage of opportunities for a night of cultured entertainment.
  • 18.1 mile(s) from International Owl Center, is the only owl education center in the United States. Established in 2015. The International Owl Center is an outgrowth of the International Festival of Owls, which began as a hatch-day party for Alice the Great Horned Owl in 2003.
  • 32.6 mile(s) from Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center, welcomes you to take a step back in time as you view our nature and heritage displays. You will be escorted on a guided tour of our 1890s restored pioneer log homestead. After your tour, take a refreshing walk on our trails, enjoy a picnic lunch in our open-air shelter, and browse in our arboretum. After this, seasonally, visit our Skumsrud Heritage Farm for viewing many log buildings and our gift shop with the works of local artisans.
  • 58 mile(s) from National Eagle Center, is an educational interpretive center home to live bald and golden eagles on the banks of the Mississippi River in Wabasha, MN. Experience the thrill of meeting their live eagle ambassadors in daily programs and special events throughout the year. The National Eagle Center has two floors of exhibits, winter field trips, and seasonal festivals. Perfect for all ages and open year-round. You can experience these magnificent creatures up close.


  • Swing Bridge Pub, on premises, Pub, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Upscale appetizers, variety of salads, soups, cheese plates, shrimp skewers, steak/chicken kabobs, gourmet sliders and specialty mac/cheese options, various grilled cheese sandwiches. For entrees, pasta bowl, steak, chicken, etc. Opens at 11 a.m. 7 days a week.
  • Adjacent to Timeout Tavern, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Voted Best Wings in the Coulee Region. Sandwiches, salads, wraps and darn good burgers.
  • .5 mile(s) from Kaddy's Kafe, Cafe, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch,
  • .5 mile(s) from Corky's Pizza, Fast Food, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • .5 mile(s) from Sports Hub Bar & Grill, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch,
  • 1.6 mile(s) from Subway®, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 4.2 mile(s) from Piggy's Restaurant, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, A hardwood smoker on property is always stoked with hickory and Minnesota apple wood from the surrounding hills and bluffs. Prime Rib, Pork Back Ribs, Pork Chops, Swordfish and Chicken are a few of the menu entrees that are smoked to perfection. Everything from lactose, gluten, nuts, seafood and anything in between Piggy's will certainly accommodate.
  • 5.2 mile(s) from Senor Villa, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 4.6 mile(s) from Freighthouse Restaurant, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: dinner, Built in 1880 to house the freight offices and handle incoming freight from three railways, The Freight House has a been a long-time historical site in La Crosse, WI.
  • 4.3 mile(s) from The Waterfront, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Menus highlight seasonal American cuisine that includes USDA prime beef and fresh day-boat seafood.
  • 4.4 mile(s) from 4 Sisters, Pub, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 4.0 mile(s) from Hunan, Full Service, Chinese, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 4.3 mile(s) from Diggers Sting, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner,


  • 5 mile(s) from University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, just 5 miles from the heart of UWL campus. This 4 year university boasts nationally recognized programs in allied health and science and an Accredited CBA. A vibrant learning community rich with multi-talented students, faculty, and staff. Our warm and friendly campus is situated between towering bluffs and the mighty Mississippi River. The natural beauty of the 7 Rivers Region on the Upper Mississippi makes this one of the most scenic areas in the country.
  • 4.7 mile(s) from Viterbo University, is a private, not-for-profit university. Campus academic and residential ­facilities are located on approximately two acres on the city's south side. Viterbo's soccer, softball, and baseball fields are located ­approximately 3.5 miles north of the main campus. Average class size is 16; no classes are taught by teacher assistants or graduate students. More than 40 undergraduate degree programs, six graduate degrees, and multiple certification program.
  • 4.5 mile(s) from Western Technical College, is an open enrollment college, meaning we accept everyone who applies. As a technical college, we are uniquely positioned to be responsive to the needs around us. And because Western is ranked in the top three percent of technical colleges nationwide.
  • 4.2 mile(s) from Purdue University Global, a public non-profit university. Learn 100% online and attend interactive live seminars from anywhere in the world. If there's a Purdue Global location nearby, you can also take advantage of local, onsite support and services. Leverage your skills to earn your degree faster and save an average of $10K on tuition for undergraduate programs. We award college credit for work, military, and academic experience.
  • 25.5 mile(s) from Winona State University, Founded in 1858, Winona State University is a comprehensive public university with close to 8,400 students. The oldest member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, Winona State offers more than 80 undergraduate, pre-professional, licensure, graduate, and doctorate programs on its three campuses: the original Main Campus in Winona, the West Campus in Winona, and Winona State University-Rochester.
  • 23.3 mile(s) from Minnesota State College Southeast - Winona Campus, is a Technical and Community College with almost 30 programs in eight major fields: Business and Management; Health and Medicine; Human Services; Liberal Arts and Sciences; Musical Instrument Repair; Technology; Trade and Industrial; and Transportation. Job placement rates for our graduates have averaged over 94% over the last five years. We pride ourselves in being a friendly, student-centered college. Our average student-to-faculty ratio is in the 15:1 range.

Nearby Cities

  • 4.0 mile(s) from La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • 26.7 mile(s) from Winona
  • 4.5 mile(s) from French Island, Wisconsin
  • 10.7 mile(s) from Brownsville
  • 69 mile(s) from Rochester
  • 50 mile(s) from Viroquoa, Wisconsin
  • 6.6 mile(s) from Hokah
  • 18.2 mile(s) from Houston
  • 19.5 mile(s) from Caledonia
  • 6.6 mile(s) from Onalaska, Wisconsin
  • 13.7 mile(s) from Holmen, Wisconsin


  • 4.2 mile(s) from Upper Mississippi, sprawls well beyond its main channel, creating hundreds of tiny islands, channels, and deep pools which harbor more species of fish than any other temperate-climate river in the world. Walleye is king in these waters, but you can catch just about anything here: sauger, northern pike, shovelhead sturgeon, large and smallmouth bass, perch, sunfish, bluegill, crappie, gar, channel and blue catfish, to name a few.
  • 5 mile(s) from hiking, with wooded bluffs topped by craggy sandstone outcroppings, vast marshes teeming with wildlife, pristine prairies and meadows, and rivers, lakes, and streams everywhere you turn, there’s a whole world to explore in this quiet little corner of the Upper Midwest. And with hundreds of miles of designated, well-maintained trails, you won’t need a compass to do it.
  • 5 mile(s) from biking, picturesque bluffs and riverlands and quiet county highways make for some of the best road and mountain biking in the world. Over 100 miles of highly maintained bike paths and trails cover the region.
  • 10 mile(s) from Wildcat Landing, is public boat launch in Brownsville
  • 9.7 mile(s) from Mount La Crosse, start your day off right with a few bracing hours of skiing! Hit the slopes at Mount La Crosse, the area’s most popular Alpine skiing destination. With runs designed for every experience level, from beginner to pro, there’s no better way for family and friends to spend a day enjoying the snow. Try out skinny skis and explore the region on any of the area’s numerous cross-country trails, including the popular trails at Veteran’s Memorial Park, Hixon Forest, the La Crosse River State Trail
  • 5 mile(s) from La Crescent-La Crosse, experience the freedom of the trails! The area features over 650 miles of interconnected, well-groomed trails, with seven different snowmobiling clubs welcoming visitors to the area. Pick up a map at the visitors center.
  • 4.4 mile(s) from Pine Creek Golf Course, is a 9 hole course tucked in the valley below the bluffs.
  • 1.3 mile(s) from Kistler Park, there are 3 post-tension concrete tennis courts.
  • 1.3 mile(s) from La Crescent Aquatic Center, swimming
  • 11.4 mile(s) from National Wildlife & Fish Refuge, chase ducks, geese, deer and turkey, allows hunting and trapping
  • 1.7 mile(s) from Abnet Field, has two softball fields and a sheltered picnic area.
  • 3.2 mile(s) from Pettibone Park, off Highway 61 between La Crescent and La Crosse
  • 0.1 mile(s) from Veterans Park, is behind the hotel has soccer fields, softball fields and picnic shelter. There is also a skateboarding area.


  • .5 mile(s) from Apple Valley Antiques
  • .1 mile(s) from Bauer's Market & Garden
  • .6 mile(s) from Apple Valley Gifts
  • 7.6 mile(s) from Valley View Mall
  • 67.7 mile(s) from Apache Mall, find all the brands you love under one roof at Apache Mall in Rochester, Minnesota. Bring the family and spend the day exploring the mall's famous retailers before sitting down to relax and enjoy a meal with friends and family in the large food court. Choose from a variety of full-service and quick-serve options that are sure to fuel a fun day of shopping.
  • 7.1 mile(s) from Crossing Meadows Shopping
  • 4.9 mile(s) from AmeriDown Factory Outlet


  • 71 mile(s) from Rochester International Airport
  • 144 mile(s) from Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain Airport
  • 6.3 mile(s) from La Crosse Municipal Airport
  • 1 mile(s) from La Crosse MTU a Crosse MTU provides public transportation services to La Crosse, French Island, a portion of Onalaska, and La Crescent, Minnesota. The La Crescent Route is #10 and the closest bus stop is 1 mile from property at Hill and Main Street.
  • 4.3 mile(s) from La Crosse Amtrak Station
  • 6 block(s) from La Crescent
  • Free local shuttle, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., 10 mile radius. Arrivals outside of hours please call 507-895-1001 and make arrangements for shuttle to pick-up.