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Mantorville, Minnesota
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently stayed three nights at this hotel. This hotel is very convenient for almost any event at the U of M. Our room was excellent. It was quiet, comfortable, and equipped with everything we needed. The hotel has done an exceptional job at updating their facilities. This hotel gets a great deal of wear and tear because of its...

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Colorado
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Great location for visiting the Univ of Minnesota. It is right on the campus and the light rail station is just outside the front entrance. Take advantage of the Univ of Minnesota recreation center located right behind the hotel for free during your stay. The rooms were nice and clean. They have a Starbucks and Applebee's on site as well...

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North Dakota
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a swim meet on campus. The hotel is directly across the street from the competition pool and that was extremely convenient. The staff was amazingly helpful and went above and beyond for our group. Great place to stay, great staff, easy to get around on campus! All sorts of restaurants within a short walk.

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We held an event here and many of our attendees stayed the night. Everything was great,from the rooms to the food served. The staff was attentive and gracious.The catering was delicious with lots of variety.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a wedding and received a bonus rate of 125. Toss in taxes and $15 to park and I'm expecting a lot more. No free breakfast but way overpriced option is available. No endless free coffee like most hotels but feel free to spend $12 and they'll send a pot to your room. The room was average size...

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Jerrod S, Director of Rooms at The Commons Hotel, responded to this review

Steve G, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. My sincere apologies for the issues you encountered during your stay. We do offer a rate for the Wedding Guests only that is considerably less than our standard rates unfortunately we do not offer free breakfast or parking with these discounted rates. I understand the frustration...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had my wedding reception at The Commons in December and it was an amazing venue! We had such a great experience with the staff who were always very accommodating and helpful with anything we needed. Very cute boutique hotel with tons of space for all of our guests. I highly recommend it!

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Jerrod S, Director of Rooms at The Commons Hotel, responded to this review

Jennifer55415, Thank you for the brilliant review of the Commons Hotel in Minneapolis. I can promise you that the entire team of managers and staff are thrilled to read this outstanding 5 star review but more importantly that we were able to be a part of your big day! It will be our pleasure to share this with the whole...

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for a Gophers football game last year. Really liked the ability to stay on campus rather than deal with the back and forth to downtown, location cannot be beat for anything you are doing on campus. You can tell that they have tried to put a ton of lipstick on this pig, and have actually done a very...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here during a work trip. The staff is extraordinarily friendly and helpful, they even gave me a ride to my morning meeting in the shuttle after the taxi canceled to due to weather. The lobby and rooms are charming. The restaurant attached is convenient, but I found the food to be overpriced and only decent. Beer / wine selection...

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Des Moines
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights during swim meet. Fabulous location...walking distance to UM campus, Fitness Center and many restaurants. 10 minute drive to St Paul Excel Center, Science Center and Cathedral. Nice rooms, rextaraurant on site that we didnt visit, also an Applebees and Starbucks attached.

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Jerrod S, Director of Rooms at The Commons Hotel, responded to this review

Cag3doc, Thank you for the outstanding 5 star review of the Commons Hotel in Minneapolis. We love to hear from our guests and cannot thank you enough for taking the time to write about your experience. We are thrilled that our location was a great selling point for you when making your decision to stay with us and we hope...

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The Commons Hotel is a beautiful place in a great location very close to the University campus. The hotel is quiet large but feels small and cozy and is easy to navigate. There are numerous restaurants and businesses attached to the hotel and across the street. There is a train stop about a block away which makes travel around town...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Commons Hotel is noted for being the only hotel located on the East Bank of the University of Minnesota, making it the perfect choice for accommodations when visiting the university. The Commons Hotel also offers 20,000 sq. feet of meeting flexible meeting space as well a Full-Service Restaurant and lounge, The Beacon Public House. ... more   less 

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Address: 615 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414 (Formerly University Hotel Minneapolis)
Region: United States > Minnesota > Minneapolis
Price Range: $187 - $439 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Commons Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 304
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Also Known As:
Radisson Minneapolis
Minneapolis Radisson
Radisson University Hotel Minneapolis
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Minneapolis
#2 Family Hotel in Minneapolis
#4 Luxury Hotel in Minneapolis
#8 Green Hotel in Minneapolis
#9 Romantic Hotel in Minneapolis
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“Ask for the most updated room that they have....”
 of 5 bubbles Bcn11, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room on upper floors facing courtyard entrance is nice”
  • View from window on our hallway out on campus. Very nice windows and campus views.
 of 5 bubbles Travelartgolf, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There is a bar with food and also a Starbucks in the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles CabinGoer, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Not to facd front of hotel to avoid noise of bar hangers”
 of 5 bubbles BargainQueenHK, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a suite and it was spacious and had a nice sitting area.”
 of 5 bubbles NancyL51, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
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