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West Fargo, North Dakota
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Absolutely a fabulous place to stay! All the staff are professional, friendly and ready to do whatever it takes to make your stay pleasant! Andrew, Jacob, Andrew, Matthew, Katie and Josh are great! The valets are very cordial, front desk staff do whatever they can to meet your needs, restaurant staff are attentive and the decor is awesome. It is...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 27 April 2016

I stayed in room 826. The hotel is right on University of Minnesota campus. The staff was friendly and helpful. A lot of restaurants and bars are close by. There was plenty of parking. The rates were reasonable. I would stay at this hotel again.

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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We were on a college visit weekend with our daughter, and the location was ideal. I wasn't sure about the parking initially. The first night we parked in the lot behind the hotel. On the second night that lot was full so we parked in the parking garage. That ended up being better. It was raining when we left the...

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

Jamie D, Thank you for taking the time to time to write and to share your experience with us. We love to hear that our location is ideal as we are located directly in Stadium Village on the University of Minnesota campus. We are glad to hear that our parking arrangements worked out so well for you. We do offer...

Bismarck, North Dakota
Reviewed 26 April 2016

The hotel is across the street from the University of MN campus which makes it extremely convenient but that alone is not why you want to stay here. For the money, this hotel really delivers a great experience. I could sense care with the way hotel staff treated people, the decor, the little touches. The hotel lobby is warm and...

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

RaymondBabbit, Wow! Thank you for the unbelievable review of the Commons Hotel and for taking the time to write about your experience. This is the kind of guest feedback that we live for! Our staff and management team will be beyond thrilled to read this review. It really made our day to hear that you could sense care with the...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 April 2016

When I got in they had transposed my name so they couldn't find my reservation at first, the problem was solved within 10 minutes, so it wasn't a big deal. The staff were kind and friendly. What took it down a notch for me was that while the hotel was clean, the edges of the room were in need of...

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

Sarah D, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience here at the Commons Hotel. My sincere apologies concerning your reservation but I am very happy to hear that the staff was able to resolve the issue right away. Speaking of the staff, they will be delighted to see your review as they thrive off of great...

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Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Had a girls weekend in Minneapolis and really enjoyed our stay at the Commons Hotel. Josh at the front desk was extremely helpful. We used the shuttle service provided by the hotel & our drivers Jacob & Joe we awesome! Our room was spacious & clean. I definitely recommend The Commons Hotel!

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

Thank you for the great 5 star review of the Commons Hotel! We cannot thank you enough for taking the time to share your experience with us. I know that Josh will be delighted to see that he made such an impact on your stay. He has been a great representative of the Commons for a number of years now...

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

This past weekend me and some of my friends stayed at the Commons hotel and had an awesome experience! The hotel it's self is beautiful and the staff was so accommodating. A special mention needs to go to our shuttle driver Joe Coluccy who took us to various spots around the city. He was so funny and nice and made...

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

Aretz13, Thank you for taking the time to share your outstanding experience at the Commons Hotel and for the stellar 5 star review. We absolutely love to hear this kind of feedback about our team and property. Especially when mentioning how beautiful our hotel is and how much of an impact Joe made on your experience. We cannot thank you...

Herefordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2016

I am writing to mention Dan, who served us for a week in the restaurant. He was incredibly energetic, efficient, witty and intelligent. Most of all, he was interested in his customers and listened to what they had been saying. His recommendations from the menu were spot-on. He is a great asset to any establishment he works in. I would...

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

Rosalind R, What a great review and mention of Dan in the Beacon Public House. Thank you for sharing this experience with us! We are so proud of Dan and how he interacts with our guests. He is a great representative of the entire team of Managers and staff here at the Commons. I spoke to Dan about this review...

Davenport, Iowa
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Close to nightlife. First class treatment by staff. A very nice place to stay! I booked through Hotwire - which doesn't name the hotel - for a very reasonable price. When I checked out, I asked what typical room rates were and was told they range from ninety to three hundred dollars. This is not a three hundred dollar hotel...

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

Jacob, Thanks for the great 5 star review of the Commons hotel. We were delighted to see how happy you were with the accommodations while booking through a third party. Our staff will be very proud to hear that you were wowed by our 1st class treatment. Our goal here is to make each stay as memorable as possible. Thank...

southern california
Reviewed 18 April 2016

I have stayed here twice since it got renovated as "The Commons". The first time was soon after the renovation and I liked it. The second time was April 2016 a few years later. You could see the property has now some worn out stuff - like the hallway carpeting. It suggests they used an inferior product during the renovations....

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

Businesstraveller2, Thank you for your candid review of the Commons hotel and for taking the time to write. We are happy to share with you that we will be renovating all the guest hallway carpet this summer thanks to feedback just like this. We are very happy that you enjoyed the Beacon Public House, our location and that you have...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
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: $170 - $401 (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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“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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