3.5 star hotel
Area: Blackstone, St. Louis Park
1.55 mi from Cedar Lake
Best Rooms: Rooms facing west have views of the pond, while rooms facing east have views of the Minneapolis skyline in the distance. Both views are nice, but you need to be on at least floor 5 to enjoy a better view.
Best Rooms: Odd-numbered rooms on floors 9 and higher, facing 13th Street, have the best possible views of downtown. Meanwhile, even-numbered rooms face the convention center.
2.5 star hotel
Area: Downtown West
2.54 mi from Cedar Lake
Best Rooms: There isn't too much in the way of views, as the hotel is surrounded by other buildings.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing north have the best views of downtown from floor 5 - 6.
Best Rooms: In this hotel, odd-numbered rooms face the exterior and have views of the street, while even-numbered rooms overlook the driveway and parking lot.
Best Rooms: City View rooms on floors 10 and higher have the nicest views.