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Minnesota Capitol – Crowne Plaza St. Paul Hotel

The Minnesota Capitol is one St. Paul attraction that is distinctive among the buildings downtown near our Crowne Plaza hotel. Home of the House of Representatives and the Senate, the Minnesota State Capitol sits at the crest of a hill overlooking the city. Not only will you find the offices of the Governor and the Attorney General, but this unsupported marble dome also features memorials and monuments throughout the landscaped grounds.

At our St. Paul hotel visitors will find enchanting accommodations:

  • Complimentary high-speed Internet
  • Indoor pool and whirlpool
  • 24 hour business center
  • 24 hour fitness center
  • Riverview Suites available
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Late check-out available

The Minnesota Capitol is only a mile away from Crowne Plaza St. Paul Riverside, so it's an easy trip to make when staying downtown or visiting Minneapolis/St. Paul for the very first time.

Minnesota State Capitol

Twin Cities travelers can pay a visit to the Minnesota State Capitol and learn about the history and the preservation of the famous building at any exhibit in the museum. Upon your arrival to our Crowne Plaza hotel you can go see the legislature in action and tour the Minnesota Capitol to learn more about its majestic architecture and get a glimpse of the chambers where government decisions are made. Soak in the emmaculate designs and vivid colors that cover the roof and large dome.

A few fun facts about the Minnesota State Capitol:

  • The current Minnesota Capitol was built in 1905. The first capitol was destroyed by fire in 1881.
  • The present structure is the third building of the Minnesota State Capitol.
  • Cass Gilbert is the architect of the Capitol building and many other capitols.
  • The quadriga figures are made out of copper, covered in 23 ½ karat golf leaf.
  • The first governor to use the Governor's Reception Room was Samuel Van Sant.
  • Four Civil War paintings can be found in the Governor's Reception Room.

Complete your visit in Saint Paul with a trip over to Minnesota State Capitol and enjoy luxurious amenities, and the Capital City at your fingertips when staying at Crowne Plaza St. Paul Riverfront.