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2018 GEAPS Leadership, Education and Networking Workshop Lodging

The 2018 GEAPS Leadership Education and Networking Workshop, member meetings and lodging are all held at the downtown Saint Paul Hotel, at 350 Market St., St. Paul, MN 55102.

Hotel rooms will be available at the group rate of $142/night.

To make your reservation online, visit the Saint Paul Hotel’s website. Click Reserve, then enter your arrival and departure dates, select Group/Block under Special Codes, and enter our special code: 180715GEA.

You may also make your reservation over the phone by calling (800) 292-9292 and asking for the GEAPS Leadership Conference.

We hope you will enjoy the experience of staying at one of Saint Paul’s most loved institutions. The historic Saint Paul Hotel is regarded as one of the nation’s premier hotels. From President John F. Kennedy to Charles Lindberg, the hotel has hosted some of America’s most defining figures.

Guests from around the country have come to know The Saint Paul Hotel’s trademark style, sophistication and comfort. Whatever your need, The Saint Paul Hotel will meet it with grace, warmth and class. The Saint Paul Hotel is Minnesota’s landmark hotel — luxurious, romantic, timeless — and one of the last of its kind.

The hotel features two restaurants: the award-winning Saint Paul Grill, as well as the more casual M St Café.

If you have not booked a room yet or have questions about your reservation, please email Whitney Bey, or call (763) 999-4300.

Transportation to the Hotel

There are several options for travelling to the Saint Paul Hotel. From the MSP airport, it is a quick 15-minute drive or taxi ride. There is also a bus, route 54, which travels straight from the airport to the hotel ($2.00-$2.50), in about 30 minutes. For detailed route information, check out the Metro Transit website.

If you are driving to the leadership workshop, the Saint Paul Hotel contracts parking at the Landmark Towers Parking Ramp, where you can park overnight for $17.00. For those not staying overnight, there are many options for day parking near the hotel, with reasonable prices. View nearby parking ramps.

Things to Do

The Saint Paul Hotel is in the heart of downtown Saint Paul, with so much to experience within walking distance! Besides restaurants and bars, there are many fun activities. The Mississippi River runs through downtown St. Paul and features many nice trails. We also have easy bike rentals.

Harriet Island Regional Park: Visit our own little island on the river, right in downtown St. Paul.

Being downtown you will also have access to several museums.

Minnesota Children’s Museum

Minnesota History Center Museum

Mill City Museum: Note that this museum is in neighboring Minneapolis but warrants a mention given its relevancy to the industry.

Science Museum of Minnesota

If you are interested in history, there are several historic sites in or near downtown.

Alexander Ramsey House: The Victorian-era home of Minnesota’s first territorial governor.

Cathedral of Saint Paul: A century old, this cathedral has a 120 ft. diameter dome crown.

James J Hill House: The mansion of railroad magnate James J. Hill. You can tour this amazing house and learn about the history of the railroad in Saint Paul.

Landmark Center: Right across the park from the hotel, the Landmark Center was our original courthouse.

Minnesota State Capitol: One of the most beautiful capitol buildings in the nation! There are free, guided tours, including the rooftop with its incredible golden statue.

Wabasha Street Caves: Tour these “caves” (actually old mines) in Saint Paul and learn about their fascinating history, including a period where they operated as a speakeasy.


This is just a selection of the great activities downtown. For a full list, check out  the Visit Saint Paul website.