St Paul MN Hotels near River Cruise Ship Port Terminal

Hotels near St Paul MN River Cruise Port Lower Landing Park

Steam boat

Saint Paul in Minnesota

When starting or if you have enjoyed your river cruise on the Mississippi, you might
want to extend your vacation by spending a few days in the city of St Paul, Minnesota.
Here you can enjoy the history, culture and cuisine of this interesting town.

It’s is the capital town of Minnesota and sits at the confluence of the river
Mississippi and the Minnesota river. The city, home to F Scott Fitzgerald,
retains its old world charm, especially around the
old port area on the river.

St Paul MN

Extend your river cruise vacation

When you choose to extend your cruise vacation in Saint Paul, you will find several hotels, from the boutique to the business-like, in the Central Business District. Other properties are located in downtown St Paul MN or along the riverfront. Whether you want quirky historic rooms, roadside motels or the reliable standards of well known chains, St Paul will have deals on them all.

Wherever you choose to stay, either near the port or in the city, many rooms will have an en-suite bathroom and Wi-Fi access. A few city accommodations also have indoor pools, fitness centers and spa facilities. Making lodging reservations for a few days before or after your cruise, extends your vacation and gives you a chance to explore this historic city.

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St Paul downtown by night
Hotel 340
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Boutique lodging facility set in the Central Business District.

Saint Paul in Minnesota
Embassy Suites Downtown
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Very popular hotel located just off Interstate 94, close to downtown.

St Paul MN river and downtown
InterContinental Riverfront
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4 star Luxury downtown property located at the city’s riverfront.

St Paul River Cruise Port in Minnesota United States

Riverboats and ships dock at Lambert’s Landing in Lower Landing Park

  • Pier – Lower Landing Park (Lambert’s Landing)

    Vessels tie up at Lower Landing Park at the historic Lambert’s Landing dock, located just outside the downtown area. River boats and steamboats from among American Cruise Lines and Viking River Cruises dock here, taking passengers on trips on the Mississippi River. Longer cruises sail upriver from New Orleans river cruise port to Memphis in Tennessee, the city of St. Louis in Missouri to finally St. Paul in Minnesota.

    In the old days St. Paul’s Lower Landing was the city’s primary place for steamboat landings. Nowadays you can find plenty of open lawns, picnic tables and a biking and hiking trail.

  • Things to do

    When you arrive in this Minnesota city, either before or after your cruise, you will find plenty of deals on hotels and lots to do.

    Popular attractions include the Japanese Garden and the Como Zoo. As you explore the city look out for giant sculptures based on the Peanut’s characters, as St Paul is the birthplace of his creator Charles M. Schulz.

    Music lovers will find plenty to entertain them, from Irish pubs with live music, like the Shamrocks, to French and European jazz found in the Lowertown neighborhood.

    The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra also performs regularly in the city. St Paul is not short of museums.

    Look out for the Goldstein Museum of Design and the Minnesota Children’s Museum, which has plenty of hands-on activities for youngsters to enjoy.

    Look out for hotel deals on refurbished steam or tug boats, moored in the port area of the river. Select a hotel near the port area and you will be close to the historic city center. Many will have great deals on prices.

  • Arriving by airplane

    When flying to or out of the city, the main airport is called Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport.

    The airport is located approx. 10 miles from both Twin cities St Paul and Minneapolis.

    Taxi, limousine, van and shuttle services, and car rental companies all are available from MSP. Plenty of hotels offer a free shuttle service to/from the airport terminal as well.

    Looking for accommodation close to the airport ? Check our best deals nearby.

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