The Radisson Blu Hotel at the Mall of America will be the Carlson Companies second upper-up scale hotel in America. Radisson Blu is the European high-end sister brand to Radisson Hotels. The first Radisson Blu is located by Millenium Park in Chicago.
The Radisson Blu Hotel will be located at the south end of the Mall of America, the largest shopping center in the United States. The hotel contains 501 keys and 23,000 NSF of function space. The main lobby and other public spaces are located at level 2 to allow for two levels of structured parking under the lobby, and to connect hotel public space by skyway over the roadway/fire lane directly into level 2 the Mall of America. The hotel is being developed over the main Mall of America loading docks, which must remain open during the entire construction period. There will be 509 structured parking stalls.