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Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot

Renaissance HotelsUS$134*
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Pequot Lakes, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Nice hotel, but they put us in a handicapped room, which we didnt request, and the bed is like sleeping on a pool table. The decor is nice, the parking is easy. We hope for a better bed next stay, overall it was fine.

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Michael C, General Manager at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

I apologize that you were assigned an accessible room and I'm surprised about the bed not being comfortable. All of our mattresses are new due to our recently completed renovation. I will be sure to check this room. Please feel free to reach out to me directly on your next visit and I will personally assign your room and oversee...

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Came in from WI for the weekend. This is a great hotel, somewhat close to places. Very unique with the train station pieces throughout. Customer service was good too. The bed is really comfortable!!!!

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Michael C, Owner at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

The Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel thanks you for your kind words!

Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I was staying at the Renaissance Minneapolis in early February for work. I was there just one night, but I was so impressed by the room, the location, and the staff. The rooms are so beautiful - the design is great and they were able to make it cozy and inviting. They were still working on the lobby while I...

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Jamie L, Guest Relations Manager at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

Dear Rosenberger Thank you for your kind words about our hotel! We are so happy to hear that the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel was a great stay for you! We will pass your kind words to the appropriate team members. Should your travels bring you back to Minneapolis, we hope you will choose to stay with us again! All my best...

Neenah, Wisconsin
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I was double billed and they still have NOT corrected it. M.H. In accounting was useless and failed to assist and failed to return phone calls. The hotel is old and lots of construction was going on. Do NOT stay there!!!

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Jamie L, Manager at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

Dear Scottyp920, Sorry to hear that the portion of the lobby being renovated had such a negative effect on your overall stay with us. The Hotel, as well as most of our guests, are very excited about our new modern look in both our renovated rooms and our soon-to-be completed lobby, restaurant and bar area. I am glad that we...

Coralville, Iowa
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Was in the city for a large volleyball tournament. We chose this property because it's a Marriott brand. Great location, close to many things to do. The property was under renovation but managed to put on a great product while we were there. When we arrived we were greeted by a very professional young woman named Unique. She provided excellent...

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Michael C, Manager at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

Thanks you Dave!

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This was a staycation night with my boyfriend. The hotel has been renovated, and is still undergoing some renovation on the main level. Our room was gorgeous, comfortable, and unique. I appreciated all of the touches and we had a great stay.

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Naples, Florida
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I've stayed at the depot a few times since they renovated the rooms and let me be the first to say that everything here is top notch! It has maintained its prominence as one of the most historic and iconic staples of downtown Minneapolis while tastefully updating the guest rooms to a modern feel without overdoing it. I stay in...

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Michael C, Manager at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

Thank you! We especially appreciate your comments regarding our staff and will make sure that they are shared.

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I've probably attended 20 charity events at The Depot over the past 19 years and they consistently do a good job, if not spectacular. I'm not a huge fan of the large hall (the old train depot itself) especially if the event doesn't fill the entire space. On he other hand, I really enjoy the atmosphere in the smaller rooms...

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Michael C, Manager at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

Thank you! Charity events are an important part of our catering program and we truly appreciate being part of raising money for the community.

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I am thrilled with the renovations so far. Rooms are sleek and modern with the same comforts as before . I love that you can login from Netflix on the tv. Lounge was closed as we were here during the holidays but if you have gold or platinum access is free and so is breakfast .

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Jamie L, Guest Relations Manager at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

Dear Michael A Thank you so much for the great review! We appreciate you feedback and cannot wait for you to return to see our completion. Whenever your travels bring you back to Minneapolis, we hope you choose to stay with us again. All my best Jamie

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

The hotel was being renovated while we were there. The lobby is a bit of a mess. We stayed in a renovated room. It was small but clean. The beds were very comfy. The price was affordable. The staff was nice. It will be interesting to see after the renovations are done.

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Taylor S, Manager at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

Dear "The K", Thank you for your kind words about the hotel and staff. I apologize if the renovation of our lobby caused you any inconvenience. The great news is we should be completed with this process in the next couple of months! Please feel free to reach out to me directly with any questions or concerns. Sincerely, Taylor Stille...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel is the perfect blend of history and style. We are located in downtown Minneapolis' Historic Mill District on the banks of the Mississippi River yet close to Nicollet Mall, popular local dining, sports venues, theater the riverfront area. Discover something new and exciting at our Renaissance Hotel. Our hotel has exceptional dining at Milwaukee Road. We are also connected to a seasonal indoor ice rink at the Residence Inn by Marriott hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot

Address: 225 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55401-2524 (Formerly The Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel)
Region: United States > Minnesota > Minneapolis > Downtown
Price Range: $157 - $532 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot 3.5*
Number of rooms: 225
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Also Known As:
Renaissance Minneapolis
The Depot Minneapolis Renaissance Hotel
Minneapolis Renaissance
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Minneapolis
#20 Romantic Hotel in Minneapolis
#23 Business Hotel in Minneapolis
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