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Canad Inns Destination Centre Grand Forks is proud to offer traditional Double Queen and King rooms, Jacuzzi Theme Suites, Kids Theme Rooms, our top level Penthouse Floor featuring Executive Rooms and Suites, and our extremely popular “Penthouse on Main” featuring One and Two Bedroom suites as well as a Fitness Room. Connected to the Alerus Center, (indoor football stadium and conference centre), we are located near excellent shopping facilities including Columbia Mall and other big box retail stores, and just minutes from downtown Grand Forks.

Smoke Free Facility
All indoor areas in our facilities are designated as Smoke Free environments including all hotel guest rooms.

Hotel Facilities & Amenities

Aaltos

At Aaltos, our mission is to serve fresh authentic comfort food in a relaxed environment. Aaltos buffet and a la carte menu offerings are made in-house using fresh ingredients, and authentic recipes. Starting with a hot breakfast to late night snack, Aaltos offers something for everyone and every occasion. Join us!

Tavern United

Tavern United is a new world sports pub that brings the casual pub experience across the globe to your neighborhood. Tavern United – your destination for good food, good friends and a good time.

‘l Bistro

‘l Bistro Mediterranean Eatery is an exciting concept where Urban Italian meets Contemporary Comfort. Choose from a seemingly endless selection of classic favourites and hip inventions, to be enjoyed in surroundings inspired by al fresco dining in an old town square. Full of colour, energy and life, ‘l Bistro is the place good food is made to be enjoyed.

Garbonzo’s Pizza & Arcade

Garbonzo’s Pizza & Arcade is a restaurant with a lighthearted and fun attitude, specializing in pizza, pasta and salads. Children can play one of the many arcade games while enjoying Garbonzo’s famous pizza. A great place for birthday parties and family gatherings.

Splasher’s of the South Seas

Splasher’s of the South Seas is our 40,000 square foot indoor water park featuring the cannonbowl slide, activity pool, kiddie pool, slide pool and lazy river, along with private cabanas that are perfect for any party or family gathering. Splasher’s of the South Seas is the place for weekday and weekend getaways.

Playmaker’s All American Lounge

Playmaker’s All American Lounge is a “boutique casino” where players try their luck at blackjack and games of chance. The lounge features, and pays tribute to, the All Americans from the University of North Dakota. Playmaker’s All-American Lounge is the official pre and post gathering site for UND Athletics. Meet friends at Playmaker’s All American Lounge and relax with drinks and snacks as you watch the big game.

Alerus Center

The Alerus Center, connected to Canad Inns Destination Centre Grand Forks, offers full conference, meeting & catering services. The venue consists of a 26,000 sq. ft. grand ballroom that separates into five individual rooms, and 12 meeting rooms ranging in size from 620 to 1,330 sq. ft.

Guest Rooms & Suites

All guest rooms have small refrigerators, coffee makers, hair dryers, irons and boards and guest voice messaging.

Our guest check-in time is 3:00 p.m. and guest check-out time is 11:00 a.m. / 7-days per week. (Note: these times are specific to this hotel location).

 

Deluxe Queen
  • Spacious room with 2 Queen beds, max 5 people (Adults/Kids)
  • Duvet/four pillows per bed/220 linen thread count
  • Flat-screen TV with premium cable
King Leisure Room
  • Spacious room with 1 King bed
  • Duvet/four pillows per bed/220 linen thread count
  • Flat-screen TV with premium cable
  • Max 3 people
King Leisure Room with Pullout
  • Spacious room with 1 King bed plus Queen Sofa Bed
  • Duvet/four pillows per bed/220 linen thread count
  • Flat-screen TV with premium cable
  • Max 5 people
King Leisure Suite
  • Spacious room with 1 King bed
  • Separate living room with Queen sofa bed, max 5 people (Adults, Kids)
  • Duvet/four pillows per bed/220 linen thread count
  • Flat-screen TVs with premium cable
Penthouse King Room
  • Spacious room with 1 King bed
  • Located on Penthouse Floor, max 3 people (Adults, Kids)
  • Premium room, upgraded amenities & services
  • Duvet/four pillows per bed/220 linen thread count
  • Flat-screen TV with premium cable
Penthouse King Room with Pullout
  • Spacious room with 1 King bed and Queen sofa bed
  • Located on Penthouse Floor, max 5 people (Adults, Kids)
  • Premium room, upgraded amenities & services
  • Duvet/four pillows per bed/220 linen thread count
  • Flat-screen TV with premium cable
Penthouse Suite
  • Spacious room with 1 King bed
  • Separate living room with Queen sofa bed
  • Located on Penthouse Floor, max 5 people (Adults, Kids)
  • Premium suite, upgraded amenities & services
  • Duvet/four pillows per bed/220 linen thread count
  • Flat-screen TVs with premium cable
Penthouse East & West Suites
  • Spacious room with 1 King bed
  • Separate living room with Queen sofa bed and love seat
  • 1.5 bathrooms with Jacuzzi
  • Flat-screen TV with premium cable
  • Located on Penthouse Floor, max 5 people (Adults, Kids)
  • Duvet/four pillows per bed/220 linen thread count
  • Premium suites with exceptional views, upgraded amenities & services
Penthouse on Main King Suite
  • Spacious room with 1 King bed
  • Located on Penthouse on Main Floor, max 5 people
  • Separate Living Room with Queen Sofa Bed
  • Premium suite, upgraded amenities and services
  • Duvet/four pillows per bed/220 linen thread count
  • Flat-screen TVs with premium cable
  • Fireplace
  • Refrigerator and Microwave
Penthouse on Main 2 Bedroom Suite
  • 2 Spacious bedrooms with 1 King Bed each
  • Located on Penthouse on Main Floor, max 7 people
  • Separate Living Room with Queen Sofa Bed
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Premium suite, upgraded amenities and services
  • Duvet/four pillows per bed/220 linen thread count
  • Flat-screen TVs with premium cable
  • Fireplace
  • Refrigerator and Microwave
Executive Jacuzzi Room
  • Spacious room with 1 King bed, max 2 people (Adults, Kids)
  • Jacuzzi
  • Flat-screen TV with premium cable
  • Upgraded amenities & services
  • Duvet/four pillows per bed/220 linen thread count
Fighting Sioux Themed Business Suite
  • Spacious room with 1 King bed
  • Adjoining boardroom seating 8 people
  • Flat-screen TV in each room with premium cable
  • 1.5 bathrooms/upgraded amenities & services
  • Duvet/four pillows per bed/220 linen thread count
  • Fighting Sioux Décor
  • Option to rent an adjoining room for additional space
Kids Theme Rooms
  • Deluxe room with 1 Queen bed – area separated from Kids Bunk area
  • Separate area with 2 sets of bunk beds and themed décor
  • Bunk Beds are made for children 5′ tall or shorter
  • Playstation 4 unit with games/TV within bunk area
  • Themes include: Circus, Galaxy, Pirates, Mermaids, Princess, Under the Sea, Penguins, Dino Safari, Wild Animal Safari and Rain Forest Safari.
  • Duvet/four pillows per bed/220 linen thread count
  • Flat-screen TV with premium cable in Adult area
  • Max 2 Adults/4 Children or 1 Adult/5 Children
Family Theme Suite
  • Master bedroom has 1 King bed
  • Separate living room with Queen sofa bed
  • Kid’s area with 2 sets of bunk beds themed Mermaids
  • Bunk Beds are made for children 5′ tall or shorter
  • 1.5 bathrooms/upgraded amenities & services
  • Playstation 2 unit with games/TV unit within bunk area
  • Flat-screen TV with premium cable in Adult area
  • Duvet/four pillows per bed/220 linen thread count
  • Max 9 people Adults/Kids
Theme Rooms with Jacuzzi
  • Spacious room with 1 Queen bed
  • Jacuzzi
  • Rooms are decorated according to theme: Roman, Japanese, South Seas, Dakota, Egyptian, and Mayan
  • Upgraded amenities & services
  • Duvet/four pillows per bed/220 linen thread count
  • Flat-screen TV with premium cable
Accessible Rooms
  • 1 Kid’s Theme Room
  • 1 Suite
  • 1 Deluxe Queen Room
  • 1 King Leisure Room (ADA Grab Bars)
  • Duvet/four pillows per bed/220 linen thread count
  • Flat-screen TV with premium cable

Guest Room Amenities

  • Kids Theme Rooms – Now featuring PS4!!
  • Complimentary coffee makers, refrigerators, hair dryers, irons and boards
  • Guest voice messaging
  • High speed wireless internet
  • Complimentary parking
  • Flat-screen TVs with premium cable

Guest check-in time is 3:00 p.m. and check-out time is 11:00 a.m. at this destination center. Reservation Cancellation/Change Policy is 48 hours prior to your arrival.

Individual, Group and Convention guest room reservations can be obtained by calling our Central Reservations Department at 1-888-33CANAD (22623).

CAA/AAA members are more than welcome at all Canad Inns Destination Centres! Stay with us and receive a special discounted rate just for you!*

Take advantage of all the amenities we offer with the comfort of knowing that we are CAA/AAA approved.

* Some restrictions apply. CAA discounts applicable on Standard Rooms only unless otherwise indicated.

Ambassador Banquet & Conference Centre

Canad Inns Destination Centre Grand Forks is focused on the needs of our business clients. Directly attached to the region’s largest convention and sports complex, the Alerus Center, we have the luxury and services to make doing business comfortable and efficient. Our Ambassador Banquet and Conference Centers are ideally suited for your needs. Our Sales and Catering Professionals work to ensure your event is a success, leaving no detail unattended.

Ambassador A & B

The Ambassador Meeting Rooms are perfect for business meetings and small social gatherings, located within AALTOS Garden Café. Have your meetings catered by our talented Culinary Team or enjoy selections from our full menu or daily buffet.

Ambassador C

Canad Inns’ newest and largest meeting space overlooks the main atrium and can accommodate 120+ guests. Flexible set up options transform Ambassador C from a banquet reception space to a boardroom. Portable bar services, personal bartenders and audio/visual equipment are available at your request.

Upper Playmaker’s

A perfect blend of luxury and entertainment! With comfortable social seating for 100+ guests and a full service bar, Upper Playmaker’s relaxed atmosphere is perfect for any private party or reception! You have the freedom to choose your custom layout in Upper Playmaker’s. From cozy couches and plush chairs to group table settings, we’re here to accommodate you!

The Alerus Center, connected to Canad Inns Destination Centre Grand Forks, offers full conference, meeting & catering services. The venue consists of a 26,000 sq. ft. grand ballroom that separates into five individual rooms, and 12 meeting rooms ranging in size from 620 to 1,330 sq. ft.

Canad Inns offers a variety of choices for your delegates with three restaurants, a lounge and a reception/meeting room (capacity 10 – 200 people).

When planning your next event be sure to consider the Canad Inns Destination Centre Grand Forks!

Accessibility

Please note that all function rooms at the Alerus Center are accessible.

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Smoke Free Facility
All indoor areas in our facilities are designated as Smoke Free environments including all hotel guest rooms.

Location & Directions

Grand Forks is conveniently located at the junction of U.S. Highway 2 and Interstate 29 and on the border of North Dakota and Minnesota.
Highway #75 enters the U.S. at the Pembina Border crossing and turns into Interstate 29 on the U.S. side of the border. Follow I-29 until you reach the Demers Ave exit – EXIT 140. Keep RIGHT at the fork to go on Demers Ave. Turn right onto South 42nd Street. Continue on South 42nd Street to Canad Inns Destination Centre– Grand Forks. The hotel is a high-rise building and very visible next to the Alerus Center.
From I-29 exit on the Demers Ave exit – EXIT 140. Keep RIGHT at the fork to go on Demers Ave. Turn right onto South 42nd Street. Continue on South 42nd Street to Canad Inns Destination Centre– Grand Forks. The hotel is a high-rise building and very visible next to the Alerus Center.
US Highway 2 runs east and west on the north end of Grand Forks. Highway 2 turns into Gateway Drive within the city. Follow Gateway Drive until you take a RIGHT at South 42nd Street. Continue on South 42nd Street to Canad Inns Destination Centre– Grand Forks. The hotel is a high-rise building and very visible next to the Alerus Center.
US Highway 2 runs east and west on the north end of Grand Forks. Highway 2 turns into Gateway Drive within the city. Follow Gateway Drive until you take a LEFT at South 42nd Street. Continue on South 42nd Street to Canad Inns Destination Centre– Grand Forks. The hotel is a high-rise building and very visible next to the Alerus Center.
  • Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada: 145 miles / 246 kilometers
  • Fargo, North Dakota: 72 miles / 122 kilometers
  • Bismarck, North Dakota: 240 miles / 407 kilometers
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota: 311 miles / 527 kilometers
  • Sioux Falls, South Dakota: 328 miles / 555 kilometers

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