6 Things You Didn’t Know About DoubleTree by Hilton St. Paul Downtown

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Sponsored by The DoubleTree St. Paul

1. Location, Location, Location

St. Paul, Minnesota is becoming a hot spot for tons of awesome sporting events and entertainment. With the Ordway Theater, Union Depot, CHS Field, and Xcel Energy Center and more all concentrated in the downtown area, the DoubleTree St. Paul is convenient for anyone wanting to walk to their event. Bonus: skyway connections can get you almost anywhere in downtown, which is perfect for cold winter days.

2. Flexible Space

There is over 13,500 square feet of meeting space at the DoubleTree St. Paul, including a spectacular 4,500 square foot Grand Atrium featuring over 11 stories of glass windows with views of downtown St. Paul and another 4,500-square-foot connecting Ballroom. In addition to these gorgeous spaces, the hotel has three boardrooms and three breakout rooms to accommodate any event needs.

3. Remodel

Starting at the beginning of February 2018, the hotel is undergoing a major renovation of the Grand Atrium and Ballroom featuring all new paint, carpet, lighting, and paneling. Warm grays, ivories, and neutral tones are the key and will provide you with a great base for anything you have in mind for your event. The hotel is currently anticipating the Atrium to be completed by April 2018, and the Ballroom by May 2018.

4. Food All Day, Every Day

The DoubleTree St. Paul has two onsite restaurants; Town Grill for breakfast, located on the second floor, and the Rival House Sporting Parlour for lunch and dinner, located on the ground level. Town Grill offers awesome buffet choices and a custom breakfast menu, but is also a great space for evening events. Rival House has just rolled out a new menu to rave reviews, and features many retro games in the restaurant, including skee-ball, board games, bubble hockey, and more. Bonus: An attached private dining room called the Rival Room is also an option for private parties.

5. Guest Rooms

Many events require a room block, and The DoubleTree St. Paul is happy to accommodate any needs for those blocks. All of the guest rooms include microwave, refrigerator, room service, coffee maker, and any other necessities to make guests feel comfortable and totally provided for, all starting with a warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie upon check in. And the best part? You can put down your Hilton Honors number to receive points for any events and room blocks booked at the hotel!

6. Amenities

The DoubleTree St. Paul likes to make sure that guests and clients are taken care of in the hotel by providing all the amenities you could want. The fitness center and indoor heated pool are perfect for recreation. The connecting Town Square Ramp is a perfect, heated, underground parking option for our guests, with elevators leading directly to the lobby. The hotel’s shuttle can hold 12 people at once, operates from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day, and goes everywhere within three miles on a first come, first serve basis. 

Sponsored by The DoubleTree St. Paul

Plan your next business meeting, corporate event or special celebration at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel St. Paul Downtown. Our hotel in downtown St. Paul offers nine individual event rooms totaling more than 12,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting and banquet space to accommodate groups of five to 500 people. Our location is ideal for business travelers and visitors alike. The DoubleTree is connected to the St. Paul Skyway, which allows you to access five miles of downtown St. Paul. 

Brave the cold and enjoy a unique winter experience at Urbana Craeft Kitchen with their seasonal Ice Bar. Located adjacent to the Hyatt Regency at Mall of America, this cold-weather attraction is running through mid-February in partnership with Fulton Beer.

 

Sponsored by Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge

Spending time on, in or near the shores of a clear, clean lake is a beloved part of life in Minnesota.  A lake turns an ordinary business trip into a retreat. That’s why so many planners look for meeting and conventions locations on the water.

But when the meetings, breakout sessions and eating are done, and your team races to the water, what are some fun, out-of-the-ordinary teambuilding ideas? Here are a few of our favorites.

1. S’mores Contest

 

Kaskaid Hospitality announced that Quincy Hall, located on Quincy Street in Northeast Minneapolis) is booking events for its official debut in September 2018. Quincy Hall is a bold 20,000 square foot space in the heart of Northeast Minneapolis, that can accommodate up to 1,000 seated guests and 2,500 people reception-style. In addition, the venue features soaring 40-foot vaulted ceilings and a 8,000 square-foot outdoor patio.