The Crowne Plaza Northstar is a first class hotel located 15 miles from the Minneapolis International Airport and right in downtown Minneapolis. Situated in the heart of the business and retail district the Crowne Plaza Northstar is connected to the Skyway system for easy access to shopping, dining, sports and entertainment. Visitors will appreciate the second story skyways which keep downtown busy and thriving even on the coldest days. The visitors can also visit Nicollet Mall, a 12 block long shopping area closed to automobile traffic and flanked by some of the nation's finest department and specialty stores, is the retail heart of Minneapolis. Close to the Crowne Plaza is Gaviidae Common, City Center, and the Crystal Court. A short distance from the heart of downtown Minneapolis is Uptown, which houses Calhoun Square. The location of the Crowne Plaza Northstar will also afford the visitor a chance to patronize the city's cultural Twin Cities which is second only to New York in per capita attendance at theater and arts events. In Minneapolis the visitor has a choice of more than 30 theaters. The Guthrie Theater and the Children's Theatre Company are recognized as two of the country's best.
The guests of the Crowne Plaza Northstar will find easy access to the two world class art museums, the Minneapolis Institute of Art and Walker Art Center, and the internationally acclaimed Minnesota Orchestra. The guests at the Crowne Plaza Northstar are treated to the beautiful natural and recreational centers found in the 18 lakes that surround a city known for combining the best of urban life with the charming quality of life found in smaller towns. Having recently renovated its hotel, the guests at the Crowne Plaza will find the deluxe rooms refined and tastefully decorated for the comfort only their guests deserve. Guests can also take advantage of the Free Fitness Center and the services of the new Business Center. The hotel's new Cafe Northstar restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with a Scandinavian flair. In addition, the new Krona lounge overlooking 2nd Avenue features light meals, a connoisseur's collection of spirits, complete wine bar and more than thirty beers in a comfortable atmosphere complete with fireplace. With living room lounge style seating around a fireplace, there is a distinct comfortable atmosphere in which to enjoy a light meal and a refreshing glass of boutique beer or classic wine bar offering. The Crowne Plaza Northstar is conveniently located, offering fine amenities and great excursions for the visitor. The staff that is professional and multilingual adds to the quality of service that visitors have come to expect.