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Des Moines
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Eagan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked The Pinnacle Ballroom @ The Commons Hotel the beginning of last year and had our wedding 3 weeks ago. Throughout that time we were passed around from Brenda to Chris and then 2 weeks before our wedding passed to someone named Nick, who never reached out to me once, not to even assure me that he went through...

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Vermillion, South Dakota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at The Commons on Labor Day weekend. It was the last weekend of the Minnesota State Fair. The hotel lobby had a very open and welcoming feel, especially with the large fire pit. My husband really loved the complimentary water with fruit at the front desk. And everything about our stay from the ease of hopping onto the...

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Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really nice hotel with a very friendly staff and a real nice location. Close enough to downtown, but on the edge of the University of Minnesota. Not a college hotel by far, but a gem of a hotel with nice public space and comfortable rooms. Would stay here again.

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

Rebel82, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! We live for this kind of feedback and we love to hear our guests say “great hotel”! We will be thrilled to share this with the whole team as they love to hear this from our guests. We hope you have a chance to join us again...

Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There is no better location in Minneapolis. We know. We checked out of one hotel first before we found this hotel. It is also a GREAT VALUE! We have learned after traveling steadily for three months in our SUV. Some breakfasts that are "included" are great when you are there for one night. But with all there is to do...

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Twin Cities
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I performed a wedding here and found the staff to be very attentive, efficient and friendly for anything I needed prior to service. The bartenders and servers were friendly and chatty when appropriate. The wedding food was flavorful but served barely warm. There were only 100 guests, so the food could have been hot. It got delivered out to the...

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 December 2016

This hotel is immediate beside the University of Minnesota, near some of the engineering and other departments. There are a number of restaurants nearby and in the hotel. The room was clean and comfortable, not fancy but nice. The front desk service was good, and the hotels breakfast was also fine. A particularly good place to stay if you are...

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Long Beach, California
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Just an exceptional property - spacious rooms, very clean, the restaurant was great, located near other dining options and transportation, and the staff was super professional and friendly. Even had full length mirror in the room. (it's those small things that matter.) :)

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North Dakota
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This was a quick trip to Mpls for a wedding. The wedding was at 2 and we had just driven for 4 hours. There was no issue with us checking in early. Our room was large and updated from the last time I stayed here. I love the Keurig. And that there was still the Starbucks connected to the hotel....

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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 

Additional Information about The Commons Hotel

Address: 615 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414 (Formerly University Hotel Minneapolis)
Region: United States > Minnesota > Minneapolis
Price Range: $172 - $490 (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 Family Hotel in Minneapolis
#2 Business Hotel in Minneapolis
#4 Luxury Hotel in Minneapolis
#8 Green Hotel in Minneapolis
#9 Romantic Hotel in Minneapolis
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“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
“We stayed on the 7th floor facing Washington Ave and never heard the Metro trains or helicopters arriving at Hospital.”
 of 5 bubbles 945georgem, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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