Stay smart at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites St. Paul NE, Vadnais Heights. Our convenient location, just 10 minutes from the heart of downtown St. Paul, provides easy freeway access to all of the excitement the city has to offer. As a guest at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel we have thought of everything to make your stay the very best. Our 100% non-smoking hotel, includes 28 suites and 5 extended stay kitchen suites. All rooms feature in room refrigerators, microwaves, complimentary high-speed wired or wireless Internet, USA Today and free local calls. Relax in your comfortable room while viewing a still in theaters pay per view movie. Feel refreshed with our exclusive bathroom design, and our Simply Smart bath amenities. Walk-in showers are also available. Enjoy our free hot breakfast including scrambled eggs or omelets, bacon or sausage, hot and cold cereals, juices, fresh fruit, breads and our warm tasty cinnamon rolls. Relax in our pool or whirlpool after working out on our state of the art exercise equipment. Ask about our special offer with Gold's Gym. We have 1 spacious meeting room; which will accommodate up to 60 people. We are connected to a 600 people conference center as well as a restaurant and lounge. Located just 16 miles from the Mall of America, Minneapolis/St. Paul Intl Airport, 10 minutes from the Xcel Energy Center and RiverCentre in downtown St. Paul, 10 minutes from the State Fair Grounds, and 15 minutes from the Natl Sports Complex in Blaine.