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The Commons Hotel

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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

If you're visiting the u of Minn it's perfect. Right on the edge of campus, an easy walk to several restaurants, the park, and the student union. Friendly staff, relaxed, great interior and decor, spacious but comfortable public space, and excellent rooms. I'd definitely stay here again.

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Cary, Illinois
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We had a wonderful hotel experience staying at The Commons Hotel. The location is perfect, right on the Univ. campus, is 2 blocks from the TCF Stadium and the Light Rail train system stops right outside the hotel. The lobby is beautiful and inviting. The staff is very personable and attentive and ready to assist you with directions or answer...

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Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I asked for a working hair dryer for 3 days and never received it. I have stayed at the hotel for the last 2+ years regularly during business trips. The upkeep and service levels have consistently decreased.

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I was visiting Minneapolis for a day and decided to stay at The Commons based on TA reviews. I would highly recommend this hotel and would definitely return. My room was on the third floor and overlooked the stadium. It was tastefully decorated in a minimalist style, which was on point. Staff members were excellent at providing directions and accommodating...

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MOUNT PROSPECT
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I've stayed at the Commons several times and wrote a review last year. It has consistently great, friendly service, clean and well appointed rooms and perfect location. The rooms are very nice and updated - clean, plenty of pillows, plush towels, great shower pressure, free wifi - the important things! The front desk staff is very friendly, personable and quick...

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Rockford,IL
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is our new home away from home when visiting the university. We had phenomenal service from all at the hotel. The location is excellent if you have business at or have a student at the University. Josh at the front desk was outstanding and helped us book a couple of return visits. The room was clean and beds comfortable....

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Reviewed 15 July 2016

This hotel and its' staff was great. The rooms were large, updated, clean and quiet. The dining room served good, freshly prepared food and wait staff was friendly. I love that it was by the University and public transportation. I would highly recommend staying there.

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Reviewed 14 July 2016

Spent several days there as part of a corporate recruiting event. Facilities were top-notch: clean, air conditioned but not cold, reliably set up each morning with the necessary tables and whiteboards. We had several catered meals and snacks every day, and both the food and the service were excellent. Nick, our banquet captain, was attentive without being overbearing, and was...

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Lawrence, Kansas
Reviewed 14 July 2016

A wonderful hotel experience, great rooms, great location, great ambience, exemplary service -- Riley and Madison at the front desk helped make what could have been a sticky billing situation a smooth ride. Also the conference space was excellent as well.

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Reviewed 14 July 2016

We were hosting a hiring event here for the week and after having done several across the U.S., this was by far the best hotel we've stayed at. The hotel is beautiful and charming with its industrial chic interior from the overall style to the details on the ceiling. The staff was personable and attentive, demonstrating exceptional customer service. Their...

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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 55414-2931 (Formerly University Hotel Minneapolis)
Region: United States > Minnesota > Minneapolis
Price Range: $195 - $441 (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
#5 Luxury Hotel in Minneapolis
#8 Green Hotel in Minneapolis
#9 Romantic Hotel in Minneapolis
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“standard... high floor away from the elevators”
ericm134, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We got moved to an upper floor and it was quieter and larger (I think it usually costs more).”
Wellsprings, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the most updated room that they have....”
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.
Travelartgolf, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There is a bar with food and also a Starbucks in the hotel.”
CabinGoer, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
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