Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge Hotel - Saint Paul  3 stars

161 Saint Anthony Avenue, Saint Paul, United States, 55103-2362  show mapSave
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The family-friendly Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge is a 3-star property set next to Jackson Street Roundhouse, Mears Park and Minnesota Centennial Showboat. The building was renovated in 2007.

The convenient location makes a cathedral, museums and theaters easily reachable. The property is placed next to Cathedral of St. Paul, Fitzgerald Theater and Minnesota State Capitol as well as golf courses and a mall.

15 minutes' drive from Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl airport.


All 125 comfortable rooms at Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge feature wireless internet, individual climate control, a mini-refrigerator, LCD TV and a writing desk. Other comforts include a microwave, a fridge and coffee/tea makers for self catering.


At the restaurant American dishes are served. Guests can relax in the lounge bar serving hot drinks.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 


For business guests Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge offers a business center, a photocopier and computers, while leisure travelers can enjoy free parking, a lift and a cash machine.


Spa facilities at Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge include a wellness center, a steam room and a sauna. The hotel boasts a fitness center with fitness classes and a gym.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Free Public hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2007.  Number of rooms   127.

City Center Saint Paul - 2000 ft
Airports Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl (MSP) - 7.4 mi, Municipal (STC) - 62.0 mi
Train Stations Target Field Station \x26 Rail Platform - 8.6 mi
Bus stop - 700 ft
Restaurants University Buffet (cuisine: Asian) - 1600 ft, White Castle - 1800 ft
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  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • ATM/cash machine
  • Bus parking
  • Express check-out
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Vending Machines
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Business center
  • High speed internet access
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
Children's facilities
  • Children's pool
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Hot tub
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Hair dryer
  • Cable TV
  • LCD TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone



from  3 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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      Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge LocationWhat's nearby

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      • Tourist attractions
      • Museums
      • Convention centers
      • Stadiums
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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions
      • Alexander Ramsey House
        3700 ft
      Popular areas
      • City Center
        1700 ft
      Convention centers
      Sport related
      Historical sites
      • James J Hill House
        2300 ft
      • 106 Group Ltd
        2700 ft
      • Ramsey County Historical Soc
        3700 ft
      • Warm
        2300 ft
      • Minnesota Children's Museum
        3000 ft
      • Sounds of Hope
        3300 ft
      • Historical Society
        3700 ft
      • United Arts
        3700 ft
      • Schubert Club
        3700 ft
      • Minnesota Museum of American
        3700 ft
      Universities, Institutes
      • Saint Paul Technical College
        1400 ft
      • Tvi
        1400 ft
      • Mnscu
        3300 ft
      • 3300 ft
      • Minnesota Private College
        3700 ft
      • Saint Scholastica Adep
        4300 ft
      Medical care and Hospitals
      • St Joseph's Hospital
        2300 ft
      • Bethesda Rehab Hospital
        3000 ft
      • United Hospital
        3000 ft
      • Regions Hospital
        3300 ft
      • Childrens Hospital & Clinics of Minnesota-St. Paul
        3300 ft
      • Gillette Children's Healthcare
        3700 ft

      Local Attractions

      • Jackson Street Roundhouse
        5000 ft
        193 Pennsylvania Ave East, Saint Paul
      • Minnesota Transportation Museum
        5000 ft
        193 Pennsylvania Avenue East, Saint Paul
      • Mears Park
        5200 ft
        Sibley Street, Saint Paul
      • Twin Cities Model Railroad Museum
        2.6 mi
        1021 Bandana Boulevard East #222, Saint Paul
      • Como Lakeside Pavilion
        2.8 mi
        1360 North Lexington Parkway, Saint Paul

      Near the hotel

      • Minnesota History Center
        1100 ft
        345 Kellogg Blvd W, Saint Paul
      • Cathedral of St. Paul
        1900 ft
        239 Selby Ave, Saint Paul
      • Minnesota State Capitol
        2100 ft
        75 Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Saint Paul
      • Summit Avenue
        2200 ft
        Summit Ave., Saint Paul
      • Schubert Club Museum
        3700 ft
        75 W 5th Street, Saint Paul
      • Science Museum of Minnesota
        4000 ft
        120 W Kellogg Blvd, Saint Paul
      • Grand Avenue
        3900 ft
        Saint Paul, MN

      Restaurants Nearby

      • University Buffet

        76% likes this, based on 15 reviews
        Cuisine: Asian

        1600 ft
        225 University Ave W

        Phone: 651-366-6858

      • White Castle

        57% likes this, based on 20 reviews

        1800 ft
        505 Rice St

        Phone: (651) 290-0030

      • Babani's Kurdish Restaurant

        75% likes this, based on 48 reviews
        Cuisine: Vegetarian, African, Middle Eastern
        Price Range: USD 20 - USD 30

        2200 ft
        544 Saint Peter St

        Phone: 651-602-9964

      • Mai Village

        67% likes this, based on 40 reviews
        Cuisine: Vietnamese
        Price Range: USD 1 - USD 25

        2300 ft
        394 W University Ave

        Phone: (651) 290-2585

      • Moscow on the Hill

        72% likes this, based on 144 reviews
        Cuisine: French, Russian, Eastern European
        Price Range: USD 2 - USD 42

        2800 ft
        371 Selby Ave

        Phone: 651-291-1236

      Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge

      Average guest rating

      out of 10
      Based on 15 reviews

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      Individual guest reviews

      • Single

        Although not appealing, the location is close to the downtown. Staff is very friendly and helpful

        The hotel definetely needs a revamp. It's outdated and looking at price/quality I would not use this hotel again

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      • Group of friends

        Excellent Showers! Very important after years of living in hotels for a previous job! Staff was attentive when we checked in & found our room not quite ready for us. Restauraunt was very good with reasonable prices. Pool was a very nice benefit. Enjoyed the fitness center also. Easy access to parking. Hotel was a good choice.

        Room was supposed to be clean & ready, but was not when we got to it. A little more attention to detail for the housekeeping crew. We got a dfifferent room right away which was very nice.

        • Average rating
      • Single

        As I was traveling with a small dog, this was perfect. The location was close to my activities and it was very clean.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        The bed I have not had comfort like that n a very long time

        • Average rating
      • Single

        At first pool&sauna!!!!!! Very nice hotel, just love it. Comfy bed, clean room, location everything was great! Didnt try breakfast but it was for additional fee that usually means quality food in all hotels around the world. Love it!

        No one!! Great quality for small money

        • Average rating
      • Group of friends

        Cleanliness. I've paid the same elsewhere and gotten much less. I'd be glad to stay there again.

        I thought the menu from the Sports Bar & Grill was a little limited. I had huge and unreasonable expectations. The salmon was fine. The grill staff were friendly and attentive.

        • Average rating
      • Group of friends

        The bartender on the 11th, was very nice and polite. The food we ate was good. The shuttle to the concert was great and the driver was a lot of fun.

        It was a nice place, but really expensive. It will take weeks my check book to be back where it was before. I tried to use websites for deals and the cheapest I could get was over 200 dollars for one night.

        • Average rating
      • Single

        The service was excellent and the location convenient combined with the hotel shuttle services to downtown

        Food/dinner, breakfast choices within the hotel premises

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        Room was comfortable. Shuttle service was excellent. Only had to wait over 5 minutes once in 3 days. Staff was friendly and helpful.

        Service in restraunte was horrible. Food was pretty good though. Hotel was located next to interstate, so noise from traffic was very loud and constant.

        • Average rating
      • Group of friends

        Restaurant staff was very friendly. Close to bus station, which was handy to get to where I wanted to go.

        Without transport, there was nowhere else to go for dinner.

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        Really nice, clean room. No problem with other people who had pets.

        • Average rating
      • Group of friends

        Friendly staff, shuttle drivers, housekeeping. The pictures on the website were not, however like the actually hotel. The rooms were much smaller and the hotel itself was rather old. I feel it was over priced and the restuarant food was of poor quality for the price. Very small rooms and tiny bathrooms, with loud fans. if the website was changed, this would have not been such an unpleasent shock! the pool and related facilties are very run-down and quite "ugly." over all the experience was not BAD, it was just disapointing, because of the way it is portrayed on the website.

        Too far out of the way for any site seeing. Taking shuttle everywhere is not revealed on website, people should know this. way too expensive for the age and size of the rooms...

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers


        No continental breakfast

        • Average rating
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