Hotels in Excelsior, Minnesota

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Excelsior overview

Excelsior is an inviting destination that has something for everyone. Excelsior might not have many attractions within the city, but you won't need to venture far to find places to visit like Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and Paisley Park. You won't want to miss sights in the surrounding area like Deer Run Golf Club and Hazeltine National Golf Club.

Where to stay in Excelsior

Whether you're planning a longer vacation or a weekend getaway, Excelsior has the right accommodation for you. You can shop as many as 903 deals for Excelsior accommodations on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 33%. We have room prices starting at 54 USD per night and here you'll find a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Excelsior as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 6 5-star hotels from 135 USD per night
  • • 50 4-star hotels from 96 USD per night
  • • 147 3-star hotels from 84 USD per night
  • • 37 2-star hotels from 59 USD per night

How to get to Excelsior

Fly into Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.), 19.4 mi (31.2 km) from the heart of Excelsior.

What to see around Excelsior

Outdoor activities are on hand like baseball and boating along with attractions such as:
  • • Canterbury Park
  • • Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park
  • • Raceway Park
  • • Bloomington Ice Gardens
  • • Target Center
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Valleyfair Amusement Park
  • • Venetian Indoor Waterpark
  • • Water Park of America
  • • Water Park at the Depot
  • • Nickelodeon Universe
Museums and theaters are top draws with cultural places to visit like:
  • • Paisley Park
  • • Scott County Historical Society - Stans Museum
  • • Murphy's Landing
  • • Bakken Library and Museum
  • • The Bakken
Its beaches, lakes, and wildlife are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
  • • Normandale Lake Park
  • • Centennial Lakes Park
  • • Fish Lake Regional Park
  • • Cedar Lake
Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (2.5 mi/4 km from the city center)
  • • Paisley Park (3.4 mi/5.4 km from the city center)
  • • Deer Run Golf Club (4.3 mi/6.9 km from the city center)
  • • Hazeltine National Golf Club (4.5 mi/7.2 km from the city center)
  • • Chaska Town Course (4.9 mi/7.9 km from the city center)

When to visit Excelsior

If you're beginning to plan your vacation, you may be curious about the best time to visit. Here's a list of seasonal norms to help you arrange your travel schedule:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 49°F day, 5°F night
  • • April-June: 81°F day, 29°F night
  • • July-September: 82°F day, 44°F night
  • • October-December: 64°F day, 6°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 3.62 inches
  • • April-June: 10.67 inches
  • • July-September: 11.14 inches
  • • October-December: 5.75 inches