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San Jose
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is a lot of street noise from my room. The sheets and bedding are not luxurious by any stretch of the imagination. I am talking 200 TC and yes I checked the tag on the sheets to confirm. They really just don't feel like high quality linens. The worse part is te bathroom smells like cigarette smoke. It at...

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

Dear lumi_gal, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback regarding your recent stay. I sincerely apologize for your disappointment in the state of the room and the linen quality. Please feel free to reach out to me directly so that I can look into your reservation to ensure these issues are corrected immediately. I look forward to...

Oak Park, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful hotel starting from the time I booked the trip until check out ! The room was thoughtfully laid out, the vanity and dressing area had amazing lighting, the bedding and beds very comfortable. Front desk staff, restaurant staff all so very friendly and helpful and WELCOMING! The meals we had (breakfast and dinner ) tasted great...

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

Dear Lori W Thank you so much for your kind words about our hotel and our team members! I am happy to let you know that the construction going on near 3rd Ave & Washington have stopped for the winter. We hope to see you again the next time your travels bring you to Minneapolis! All my best Jamie

Kirkwood, Missouri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here while in town for a Vikings football game and were very impressed with the staff and rooms. Very clean, well laid out and nice bar and restaurant area. Parking is convenient, there is a lot of road construction surrounding the hotel but did not bother our stay. We will probably look at staying here again due to...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and historic property conveniently located in the Mill District downtown. I've experienced multiple visits here and enjoy food at the restaurant, the lounge is an excellent area to entertain business clients and is typically very busy weeknights, and the architecture is historic and has a rich feel. Now for the bad...the really bad. Customer service is sub part. I...

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

Dear Sam D, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback regarding your recent stay. I am so sorry for the challenges you experienced. Please feel free to reach out to me directly and I would be happy to discuss your concerns. I hope that we have an opportunity in the future to provide you with the customer...

Webster, NY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel while in town for a wedding. The accommodations were quite nice and the location was convenient for walking around the river on a nice footpath as well as visiting the Mill City Museum. Uber made it easy to get to various restaurants, and there is a light transit rail nearby. There is a great deal...

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Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very good hotel in many respects. There is ample easy parking available. The downstairs seems mostly the restaurant but there is a nice bar as well. The room has all the modern amenities without the ultra-modern look, a combo I happen to like a lot. Specifically, their bathroom is very spacious and excellently designed. The TV against...

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Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms were very clean and neat however there was no dresser or drawers to unpack your items. The construction noise was from the street and loud. The construction in the hotel was very well enclosed and not disruptive. The in house restaurant was average but poor service. the pool and fitness centers were very nice. Got the feeling that...

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

Dear Wiscostef, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback, and your kind words about our new pool and fitness center. I am sorry that you felt the service in the restaurant was poor, I will communicate this to our restaurant manager so that we can focus on this opportunity for improvement. If there are any questions or...

Estacada, Oregon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice room and very nice environment except a lot of construction going on in the hotel and on the streets surrounding the hotel. I was on the 3rd floor and I did not find it disruptive at all. Nice lounge are that had a feeling of classic style.

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Riva Del Garda, Italy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at this hotel is amazing! They are genuinely kind and care about their guest. I mean everyone, from the restaurant staff to the hotel managers, are great! The hotel itself is very clean and comfortable. I have been lucky to travel to a number of countries and stay in some pretty fancy hotels but this one is something...

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

It was our pleasure! Thank you so much for the wonderful review and please look me up when you are ready to come back. Michael

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely old train depot converted into a hotel and banquet center with restaurant. Modern decor - very clean, neat and well maintained. Very nice staff. The beds were incredibly comfortable with plenty of pillows. The property was quiet - no elevator noise or rowdy guests while I was here and there was a wedding in the banquet area. The restaurant...

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

Thank you! We are very proud of our history and appreciate your kind comments. Michael

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Charley’s Grill
Charley’s Grill
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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  • Family Rooms
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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 in Charley's Grill or our Stone Arch Bar and Patio. 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: $168 - $499 (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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“As for a room away from the street noise”
 of 5 bubbles lumi_gal, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles rich3217, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Excellent location mid city”
 of 5 bubbles Wiscostef, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the quaint original suites for a romantic getaway...”
 of 5 bubbles artairman, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“High Floors are the best. Stay clear of rooms near the roof AC Unit.”
 of 5 bubbles KeithB913, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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