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We have reserved courtesy blocks of rooms and/or have received a discounted rate at the following hotels for family and friends who will travel to campus for commencement events. When you make your reservation, please indicate you are reserving for Macalester College Commencement and/or use discount information listed below. Where provided, use the booking link or call the hotel directly.


Saint Paul Hotel
350 Market St
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 292-9292 – mention ACTC Rate
OR go to website and then in the below fields enter the following:
Date Range
Drop down for Rate Type – choose “I HAVE A CODE” & then Corporate
Enter the group code in CODE –    ACTC

Hampton Inn & Suites St. Paul Downtown
200 7th St W
St. Paul, MN 55102
(651) 224-7400
Discounted rate:,

Holiday Inn Downtown-Saint Paul
175 W 7th St
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 225-1515
*Mention Macalester for Discounted Rate

Best Western Plus Como Park
($125-$135 — cut off to make reservation is 5/1/2024)
1010 Bandana Blvd W
St Paul, MN 55108
(651) 647-1637
Booking Link for Best Western Como Park

Courtyard Bloomington by Mall of America
($119 — cut off to make reservation is 4/18/2024)
7800 Bloomington Ave S
Bloomington, MN 55425
(952) 876-0100
Booking Link for Courtyard Bloomington

197 Drury Plaza Hotel St. Paul Downtown
($144 + $14 parking — cut off to make reservation is 4/7/2024)
175 10th St E
St Paul, MN 55101
(651) 222-3337
197 Drury Booking Link

The Places to Stay webpage is also a good resource.