Dropping your kid off at Minnesota State University? Hotels-Rates will make sure you find the perfect hotel in Mankato, MN. Hotels-Rates can provide detailed information on services offered, convenience to surrounding areas and close-by points of interest. Our comprehensive hotel database shows that there are 13 hotels in Mankato within 5 miles of Minnesota State University, with the lowest rate for those hotels being $59. We also found 1 hotels in Mankato within 1 miles of the school, with the lowest rate for those hotels being $117.99.