Fastenal Parallel 45

Plan Your Visit


If you have any questions, contact the Director of Logistics, Carla Pardue, at mnwc.logistics@loppet.org.

Due to popular demand, our host hotel for the Fastenal Parallel 45 Winter Festival and 2020 Cross Country World Cup Sprint Finals — the DoubleTree Park Place in St. Louis Park — is now full. More rooms may open soon, but for now please reserve your stay with one of our other three partner hotels: Homewood Suites Minneapolis (St. Louis Park), Holiday Inn Express & Suites Minneapolis (Golden Valley), or AC Marriott Minneapolis (St. Louis Park).

Visitors will appreciate the ideal location, thoughtful amenities, and outstanding service at our partner hotels. As a World Cup spectator when you book as a guest at any of our partner hotels you’ll get a discounted rate and on-site festival information and assistance. Our partner hotels are the closest lodging areas to the race venue and are within walking distance of the free spectator shuttles at the Doubletree and the West End parking ramps. Conveniently located in West End, our partner hotels will provide you with easy access to restaurants, shopping, and other attractions in and around downtown Minneapolis. Reserve now, using the links below!

Block Name: World Cup Spectator
Check-in: 15-MAR-2020
Check-out: 18-MAR-2020
Hotel Name: Homewood by Hilton – St Louis Park / West End
Hotel Address: 5305 Wayzata Blvd, St. Louis Park, MN  55416
Phone Number: 952-544-0495

The newly renovated Homewood Suites now includes a kitchenette in each room. Pet friendly rooms are also available. Guests are offered complimentary breakfast in the morning and a complimentary Happy Hour social with hors d’oeuvres each evening during the week. Whether you are relaxing poolside in the heated indoor pool or conducting meetings from the business center, Homewood Suites helps to meet all your vacation needs. Homewood Suites is conveniently located directly across from the West End parking ramps where World Cup Spectator shuttles will be stopping to bring you to the race and festival venue.


Block Name: World Cup
Check-in: 15-MAR-2020
Check-out: 18-MAR-2020
Hotel Name: Holiday Inn Express / West End
Hotel Address: 6051 Golden Hills Road, Golden Valley, MN 55416
Phone Number: 763-545-8300

With amenities such as free parking, complimentary breakfast, and free wireless high-speed Internet, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites offers guests a downtown Minneapolis experience without the hassle and expense of a downtown hotel. Single, double, or suite-style rooms are available, and a large pool/spa area and 24-hour fitness studio will bring fun for the whole family. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites is only a short walk away from the DoubleTree hotel and the complimentary hotel shuttles that bring spectators from there to the World Cup and festival venue.


Block Name: World Cup Ski
Check-in: 15-MAR-2020
Check-out: 18-MAR-2020
Hotel Name: AC Hotel Minneapolis West End
Hotel Address: 5075 Wayzata Blvd., St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Phone Number: 763-545-0000

AC Hotel Minneapolis West End creates a high-end atmosphere that is both stylish and inviting with local artwork and furnishings. The AC Lounge and AC Kitchen offer great dinner and breakfast options, and guests can take in views of downtown Minneapolis from the rooftop bar REVEAL. The 24-hour fitness center is equipped with free weights and cardio equipment. Each room is complete with a smart TV, which allows you to stream your favorite shows from your Netflix or Hulu accounts. USB ports above the nightstands and complimentary Wi-Fi let you finish your day in the comfort of your own space. AC Hotel Minneapolis West End is also located close to the West End parking ramps where World Cup Spectator shuttles will be stopping to bring you to the race and festival venue.

Please note that the AC Marriott does not have a pool.


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Group Name: World Cup Cross Country Ski 2020
Group Code: KWK
Check-in: 15-MAR-2020
Check-out: 18-MAR-2020
Hotel Name:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis – Park Place
Hotel Address: 1500 Park Place Blvd. Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55416
Phone Number: 952-582-5311

The DoubleTree Park Place in St. Louis Park is full. More rooms may open soon, but for now please reserve your stay with one of our other two partner hotels listed above.

Following a major renovation, the DoubleTree Park Place features guest rooms and suites with new furnishings and Serta Suite Dreams® beds. Enjoy a 50-inch HDTV with premium channels, complimentary internet access, a large work desk with an ergonomic chair, and refrigerator in each room. Upgrade to an Executive Level room for access to the 15th floor lounge with complimentary breakfast and evening appetizers. Plus, you’ll enjoy a DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookie as part of their warm welcome.

This hotel has a heated indoor saltwater pool and whirlpool. Recharge at Dover Restaurant & Bar, or meet in the lounge to sample microbrews. For guests on the go, visit Made Market — a new 24-hour shop located in the lobby. Also take advantage of the complimentary 24-hour business and fitness centers, parking, and shuttle within a 5-mile radius Monday – Friday.

The Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) airport is conveniently located 20 minutes from both our partner hotels and the Fastenal Parallel 45 Winter Festival event location.

Free spectator shuttles will take guests to festival events.

Detailed transportation information will be made available at a later date.

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The Shops at West End

The Shops at West End offers a shopping, dining and entertainment experience like no other. This shopping area is located in the Twin Cities suburb of St. Louis Park, just minutes from downtown Minneapolis, centrally located just off of 394 and Highway 100 and boasts heated indoor parking, as well as ample street parking. From locally-owned boutiques and entertainment to high-class dining and rejuvenation, The Shops at West End will give you a unique Minnesotan experience. Open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 9pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm.

West End Map • West End Directory