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Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Luck was on our side when our booked hotel was OVER booked and they moved us down the street to the W. Downtown Minneapolis is one of the most artful and fun locations I know in the US and The W does it right. It is sexy, cool starting with the huge, lounge bar as you come in complete with... More 

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ComplexHotelMGMT, Guest Relations Manager at W Minneapolis - The Foshay, responded to this review

Hello Rachelle S- Thank you for your 5 star review about W Minneapolis- The Foshay! We are pleased to hear we were able to turn a less than ideal situation into a great stay. We are also delighted to hear you enjoyed the living room bar, FIT (fitness center), and historic beauty of our building, the Foshay. We look forward... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We pulled up to very happy and excited to park your car employees. Then you go into the hotel with hip music playing and walk down the hallway past the living room bar and we look at each other like what is happening. Very exciting feeling like you stepped into another dimension. You finally reach the lobby check in like... More 

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ComplexHotelMGMT, Guest Relations Manager at W Minneapolis - The Foshay, responded to this review

Hello 853christine- Thank you for posting about your recent stay at W Minneapolis- The Foshay! We are delighted to read your narrative review that includes the services provided by wheels (valet), the welcome desk, welcome ambassador, concierge, dining at Manny's Steakhouse, and drinks at our speakeasy Prohibition, and atmosphere in the living room. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

Highlands Ranch
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85 reviews
75 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed here over a weekend to see Keith Urban at the Target Center. The staff was very friendly and helpful. But the decor, the lighting, the room layouts....all very sexy. We had a fabulous stay and enjoyed lots of couples alone time as the mood throughout the hotel encouraged that.:) The bar at the top is... More 

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ComplexHotelMGMT, Public Relations Manager at W Minneapolis - The Foshay, responded to this review

Hello tboz1976- Thank you for your review of W Minneapolis- The Foshay. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your couples getaway, our speakeasy Prohibition, and dining experience at Manny's Steakhouse. We look forward to having you back to stay with us soon for business or pleasure. We're always in the mood to celebrate with our fabulous guests! Cheers! Ruth... More 

Apache Junction, Arizona
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The W is a very unique place, in the Foshay Tower, it maintains the historic value of the location but also serves a variety of tastes with its high quality service and incredible accommodations. If you've ever been in a rain forest, you won't be surprised by the amazing rain shower in the rooms, they are amazing as is the... More 

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ComplexHotelMGMT, Guest Relations Manager at W Minneapolis - The Foshay, responded to this review

Hello kim g- Thank you for your 5 star review of W Minneapolis- The Foshay! We are delighted to hear you have continued to stay with us when in Minneapolis, enjoying the rain shower, welcome cocktail and treats, living room bar, and our whatever/whenever service. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon for another great W experience. Cheers!... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is now my #1 go to hotel in Mpls. The staff is amazing! They were so polite, helpful and fun to chat with. Our room was very clean and very cool! Complimentary chocolates were brought to our room which was a nice added treat. Will come back time and time again!

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ComplexHotelMGMT, Guest Relations Manager at W Minneapolis - The Foshay, responded to this review

Hello Shawnee P- Thank you for posting about your recent stay at W Minneapolis- The Foshay! We are still thrilled to hear you enjoyed your clean and cool room, and the treats provided! We hope to welcome you back again soon for another great W experience. whatever/whenever, Ruth Fox More 

Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't expect to stay at the W Minneapolis this past Friday but my airline had other plans. When I saw rooms on for only $119 a night I decided to turn a delay into a mini-vacation. The hotel itself is pretty gorgeous. It's in a beautiful historic building downtown and has a great observation deck on the 27th floor.... More 

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ComplexHotelMGMT, Guest Relations Manager at W Minneapolis - The Foshay, responded to this review

Hello Doug90210- Thank you for choosing W Minneapolis- The Foshay. We are delighted we had the opportunity to host you during your unexpected stay in Minneapolis. We also are pleased to hear you enjoyed your check in experience with William, beauty of our historic building, soft bed, and oversized shower. We would love to host you again for another W... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff really went above and beyond at the hotel, providing us with recommendations for where to go eat and visit and making us feel very welcome. They also went above and beyond when i mentioned it was my fiance's birthday, and they sent a birthday card and some local donuts to the room! As for the room it was... More 

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ComplexHotelMGMT, Guest Relations Manager at W Minneapolis - The Foshay, responded to this review

Hello Diane M- A big thank you for the 5 star review of W Minneapolis- The Foshay! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the services provided by our talent, birthday surprises, observation deck and museum, and convenient location in downtown. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon for another celebration! Cheers! Ruth Fox More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beauty of this historic building is preserved on the 27th floor with amazing views out over the city. It was worth the trip up to catch a sunset and cocktail. The lobby and lounge on the entry level are in complete and satisfying contrast as the contemporary and chic are showcased in such a way that speaks to the... More 

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ComplexHotelMGMT, Guest Relations Manager at W Minneapolis - The Foshay, responded to this review

Hello Debra C- Thank you for your post about W Minneapolis- The Foshay! We are thrilled to hear you loved our historic building, The Foshay, and great views from our speakeasy Prohibition. We are also pleased to hear you enjoyed the convenience of our location in relation to other restaurants in the area, and the theatre district. We look forward... More 

Minnesota
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77 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The W is located in a great location in downtown Minneapolis. There are many bars and restaurants within walking distance. As a Platinum member, you are given a voucher towards breakfast to use in Manny's. The eggs benedict with lobster is amazing. I was upgraded to a spacious corner room with great views of the city. The room was clean... More 

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ComplexHotelMGMT, Guest Relations Manager at W Minneapolis - The Foshay, responded to this review

Hello GTINTC11- I’d like to thank for sharing your experience at W Minneapolis-The Foshay. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your spacious upgraded room, great view of the city, and breakfast at Manny's. We do apologize for your experience in the living room bar. We have passed along your comments to the appropriate departments to ensure other guests do... More 

Waterloo, Iowa
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235 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the W at The Foshay and we had a fantastic stay. We were very pleased with the size of the room and the location. All major downtown restaurants and attractions are within walking distance so it was great to park our car and not have to worry about parking for the remainder of the... More 

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ComplexHotelMGMT, Guest Relations Manager at W Minneapolis - The Foshay, responded to this review

Hello Brenda- A big thank you for the five star review from your stay at W Minneapolis-The Foshay!We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your spacious room, the hotels central location, and welcome cocktail. We look forward to hosting you again soon for another great W experience. Cheers! Ruth Fox More 

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The luxurious, historical W Minneapolis Hotel - The Foshay inspires innovative style in a soaring icon of art deco splendor. Take in splendid art, music, shopping, dining and theater. ... more   less 

Additional Information about W Minneapolis - The Foshay

Address: 821 Marquette Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2929
Region: United States > Minnesota > Minneapolis > Downtown
Price Range: RM507 - RM1,916 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — W Minneapolis - The Foshay 4.5*
Number of rooms: 229
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Minneapolis
#7 Romantic Hotel in Minneapolis
#11 Business Hotel in Minneapolis
#14 Family Hotel in Minneapolis
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“All rooms have a lot of natural light, not all have a "view", you should request a view of the downtown if that's what you want.”
 of 5 bubbles kimg40, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher rooms are better. It's the typical W trend-setter crowd so expect some noise in the halls.”
 of 5 bubbles Doug90210, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the higher floors, great views!”
 of 5 bubbles R7928SRdianem, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a corner room on the 3rd floor, not much for a view but at least we got plenty of natural light.”
 of 5 bubbles BrenJ2012, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are small due to being older building.”
 of 5 bubbles 862ryep, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
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