Running Aces Hotel & Casino, Trademark Collection by Wyndham

    A Supreme Stay in Columbus

    Full-service hotel connected to Running Aces Casino & Racetrack

    Whether you’re here for work, to bet on horses, or play some cards, you’ll appreciate free buffet breakfast and parking, a 24/7 gym, heated indoor pool, hot tub, and restaurant at Running Aces Hotel & Casino, Trademark Collection by Wyndham. Located off I-35, just 32 miles from Minneapolis - Saint Paul International Airport (MSP), this contemporary, non-smoking hotel is adjacent to 24/7 gaming at Running Aces Casino & Racetrack, where you'll find a card room, entertainment, live horse racing (mid-May–mid-September), and simulcast wagering on horse races. Enjoy easy access to companies like Polaris® and Rosenbauer as well as Forest Lake Sports Center and event venues like Redeemed Farm, Dellwood Country Club, and Hangar 97.

    All the Right Amenities

    You’ll love free breakfast and WiFi, a pool, a hot tub, and 24/7 gym

    Start your day with a free breakfast buffet in the hotel while using free WiFi to check emails. Work out in the 24/7 gym, relax in the hot tub or heated indoor pool, and take advantage of free parking and an electric vehicle charging station. You’ll also find guest laundry facilities, a business center, a convenience store, event space, and 24/7 front desk staff. Each non-smoking guest room features a coffee/tea maker, mini-refrigerator, microwave, 65-inch flat-screen HDTV, desk, safe, ironing amenities, bath products, and hair dryer.

    Discover the Area

    Hit the links, visit an epic mall, or try local wines

    Whether you want to spend time in the great outdoors or the largest mall in the United States, you’ll be near it all. Go hiking and swimming in Coon Lake County Park, spot deer and turkeys at Carlos Avery State Wildlife Management Area, or play 18 scenic holes at Tanners Brook Golf Club. The Mall of America® features over 520 stores, SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, and Nickelodeon Universe® indoor theme park. You can also see works from local artists at the Hallberg Center for the Arts or enjoy a wine tasting at Winehaven Winery. Be sure to ask the friendly hotel staff about a trout air fishing experience—you catch the fish and choose how you’d like it cooked at the on-site restaurant, Trout Air Tavern.


    Pool at the Running Aces Hotel & Casino, Trademark Collection by Wyndham in Columbus, Minnesota
    Running Aces Hotel & Casino, Trademark Collection by Wyndham hotel lobby in Columbus, Minnesota

    Map & Directions

    15215 Running Aces Blvd, Columbus, MN, 55025



    Running Aces Casino & Racetrack

    Connected to the hotel, Running Aces Casino & Racetrack is player-friendly environment you’ll love. Try your luck on table games like Blackjack, EZ Baccarat, Three- and Four- Card Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold’em, and more. Please contact the hotel and casino directly for more information.


    Trout Air Tavern

    Dine here all year long in an atmosphere that will make you feel at home. Featuring locally sourced ingredients, the selection of dishes range from handcrafted burgers to Asian-inspired cuisine. During the live horse racing season, the patio provides a unique outdoor dining experience that’s right next to the finish line. You can order your meals and drinks at the bar or take your food to go when you order from the pocket concession stand.

    Hours of Operation: 
    Mon–Sat: 9 a.m.–2 a.m.
    Sun: 10 a.m.–2 a.m.


    The Perfect Space for Meetings & Events

    Plan your business meeting, wedding, or special event at Running Aces Hotel, Trademark Collection by Wyndham. Featuring 2,200 square feet of event space overlooking the horse racing track, this modern hotel offers three polished event venues (including a ballroom/banquet facility and meeting rooms) that accommodate up to 120 guests. The dedicated team can also arrange rates for groups of all sizes.