You'll find many chain hotels near shopping malls (especially the Mall of America) and along I-494 in the suburbs.
Near the airport, the Hilton Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport (tel. 800/HILTONS [445-8667] or 952/854-2100; www.hilton.com) offers extensive facilities and services, including free shuttle service to the airport, the Mall of America, and the Mall of America light rail station. Doubles begin at $100. Also near the airport are the Courtyard Minneapolis Bloomington (tel. 800/321-2211 or 952/876-0100; www.courtyard.com), with doubles from $99; and the Embassy Suites Airport (tel. 800/EMBASSY [362-2779] or 952/854-1000; www.embassysuites.com), with doubles from $129.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.