Mankato Hotels & Lodging

Whether you’re looking for a place to rest your head after a long day of business meetings, an exciting hotel for a fun family weekend, or a romantic getaway, there is a hotel in Mankato to meet your needs.

For the Business Traveler

Each business traveler is looking for something different. It might be points at one of your regular hotels, a hotel near your place of business, or one that offers specific amenities. Whatever your wish, you’ll find a hotel to suit it in Mankato.

If you need a hotel near Minnesota State, the AmericInn Hotel and Conference Center is just next door. The Days Inn is conveniently located at the junction of Highways 169 and 14.

If you’ll be in town for longer than a few days, you might want to consider the GrandStay Residential Suites, an extended stay hotel featuring grand accommodations.

Both the Hilton Garden Inn, and the City Center Hotel are located downtown, and both are connected via skyway to the Alltel Center, a fact you’ll appreciate if you are visiting during the frigid winter weather.

For the Family Vacation

If your plan is to bring the family to Mankato for a weekend of fun and excitement, you’ll want to find a hotel that offers activities for kids and adults, at a reasonable price. There are a few Mankato hotels you’ll definitely want to check out.

The Country Inn & Suites are one family-friendly hotel in Mankato, with a fridge and microwave in each guest room. It also features an indoor pool and whirlpool, and is attached to a TGI Fridays’, for quick and easy family dining. The Days Inn also features an indoor pool and whirlpool, along with a game and snack room.

For families with small children, you may want to explore the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, where families can access an indoor heated pool, whirlpool, and for the little ones, a wading pool. Families on a budget will appreciate the free continental breakfast offered. The Mankato Comfort Inn and the Mankato Fairfield Inn both offer pools and continental breakfasts as well.

The Mankato Super 8 Motel is another budget conscious choice for families, since it offers free breakfast, free internet, refrigerators, microwaves, and a 20% discount for each guest at the nearby Happy Chef Restaurant.

Romantic Getaways

When you’re choosing a spot for a romantic getaway, bed and breakfasts should be on the top of your list. Small, intimate, and usually accompanied by excellent personal service, bed and breakfasts offer the right mix of elements for a weekend of relaxation and romance.

Mankato’s Butler House Bed and Breakfast fits the bill. Featuring turn of the century elegance, the Butler House has only five rooms, guaranteeing you peace and quiet, as well as impeccable service. The five rooms each feature their own design, and are all outfitted with en suite bathrooms. One of the suites features a double jacuzzi bath, and another a romantic, sweetheart-shaped jacuzzi.

The Butler House also features a multi-course gourmet breakfast, prepared by the onsite innkeepers. The feast features scrumptious pastries, fresh fruit, eggs, and Butler House blend coffee. If you’re looking for a unique experience on your trip to Mankato, the Butler House also holds mystery dinners, complete with themed food to accompany the evening.

Another option for a romantic weekend away is the historic Konsbruck Hotel. Located just outside of Mankato in St. Peter, the bed and breakfast was built around 1901, and blends the old world charm with modern day amenities. 

Each of the rooms at the Konsbruck is named after a season, and most feature flat-screen televisions and mini-fridges. Historic features like claw foot bathtubs and in room fireplaces also grace some of the rooms.

The Henderson House, in nearby Henderson, MN, is another bed and breakfast worth checking out for a few days. The Henderson House was named to the Top 10 Romantic Getaways by the Minnesota Tourism Bureau, and has been featured in a number of local magazines.