Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Cottage Grove, MN
8350 East Point Douglas Road
Cottage Grove , MN 55016
At the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Cottage Grove, MN, you stay conveniently near restaurants, shopping and attractions on the Twin Cities’ south side. A whiff of cookies and a crackling fireplace greet you in our lobby when you check in. Drop your bags in your room and head to the indoor pool or jump online with our free Internet access. A night in our comfortable beds and a freshly brewed, in-room cup of coffee will have you ready for a day of adventure. Stop by the dining room for waffles, yogurt or eggs from our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast.
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Hotel Amenities & Services
Plunge into our heated indoor pool or challenge yourself in the fitness center. Then, take care of your workout clothes or wet swimsuit in the guest laundry facilities. Our amenities and services include:
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Our Rooms & Suites
Let our friendly staff check you into a comfortable room or suite equipped with free Internet. Hot, microwaved snacks and your favorite cable show can be a perfect end to a day of travel, work or sightseeing. Our rooms’ standard amenities include:
If you will be our guest for several days, we recommend our Extended-stay Suites, where you can enjoy all the standard amenities, plus extras like:
Where to Eat While You’re Here
Smother your biscuits with sausage gravy, drizzle sweet syrup over a waffle, or choose a light yogurt and fruit at our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. A second cup of coffee, tea or cocoa by our lobby fireplace can fortify you for the day. For lunch or dinner, step next door to Applebee’s or sample the menu at one of these nearby restaurants.
Things to Do in Cottage Grove
Play a round of golf at River Oaks Golf Course or enjoy the shopping experience of your life at Mall of America. Our hotel puts you near all the best things to do in the Twin Cities as well as close to corporations like 3M, Up North Plastics Inc. and Northern Tier Energy. Don’t miss these great attractions:
Afton Alps Recreation Area – Hit the powder or a golf ball at Afton Alps, one of the Midwest’s premier winter vacation destinations, just 15 minutes east of our hotel. With 300 skiable acres, 48 trails, 18 lifts, a golf course and four terrain parks, Afton Alps offers something for everyone.
Mall of America – Take a break in the butterfly garden after browsing through the mall’s more than 500 stores. Mall of America’s amusement park and its array of mouth-watering restaurants can’t be missed, either. The whole experience lies just 20 minutes west of our hotel.
Xcel Energy Center – Home to the Minnesota Wild hockey team, this 20,000-seat arena is a 20-minute drive northwest of us. Don’t miss your chance to see world-class entertainers like Adele and Shania Twain.
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Groups & Meetings
Reserve our 700-square-foot meeting room for your reception, conference or event. Up to 40 of your guests can benefit from helpful amenities, including free high-speed Internet access, audiovisual equipment and a portable screen. Ask our staff to help arrange catering or a block of rooms.
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