Just off I-29, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Grand Forks, ND places you near the action at Ralph Engelstad Arena, a top event venue and home of the University of North Dakota’s hockey team. You’ll also be close to Columbia Mall and Grand Cities Mall, perfect for a shopping vacation. When you’re ready to relax, slide into one of the hotel’s hot tubs while the kids have fun on the polar bear slide in the children’s pool.
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Hotel Amenities & Services
Arriving in town late for your concert at the Ralph Engelstad Arena? We offer express check-in, adding extra time to your schedule. After the show, you can cool off in the pool or warm up in a hot tub. Amenities and services include:
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Our Rooms & Suites
Plan your shopping route using the free Internet that's available in every guest room and suite. After a great night’s sleep, you can turn on the coffeemaker for a fresh cup of joe as you get ready for another fun day in Grand Forks. Room amenities include:
Make your trip special by reserving a Sunroom Suite, complete with all standard amenities as well as these extras:
Where to Eat While You’re Here
Great mornings start with a great breakfast, which you’ll find at the hotel’s complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. Enjoy waffles and a variety of morning favorites. For lunch and dinner, try a nearby restaurant like the Red Pepper, known for some of the best late-night food in the country. A favorite hangout spot for UND students, the Red Pepper serves its famous grinders and tacos with homemade sauces you can purchase by the pint.
Things to Do in Grand Forks
Cheer on the Fighting Hawks or admire Native American art at the University of North Dakota, just a five-minute drive from the hotel. The campus is home to the North Dakota Museum of Art, which chronicles life on the Northern Plains through painting, photography and sculpture. Check out these local attractions as well:
Alerus Center – NoDak Nation meets here during football season, so join in the fun of a UND game at the Alerus Center. The center also hosts conferences and weddings and is less than two miles away.
Columbia Mall – As the largest shopping center in Grand Forks, Columbia Mall offers the latest trends in fashion at places like Macy's, Boot Barn and Rue21. You can find a world of bargains and hot brands less than a mile from the hotel.
Ralph Engelstad Arena – From the biggest names in music to national sporting events, the Ralph Engelstad Arena has become the premier event venue in North Dakota. Catch a concert or a UND hockey game from the comfort of a leather seat at this beautifully designed arena that sits just nine minutes from the hotel.
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Groups & Meetings
Plan a graduation party at the Country Inn & Suites, which offers a meeting space for up to 44 people and is convenient to Grand Forks International Airport (GFK). If your group is staying overnight, be sure to ask about our group rates and extra amenities.
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