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Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot

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Southington, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Recently stayed at this hotel for business, had stayed several times prior but several years back. Remodel of the lobby / hotel bar / fitness center was impressive. Great location, great value. Very nice job on the remodel.

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

Thank you! We are very proud of our new design and also happy that the renovation is now complete! Michael

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove down to see an NBA game, hotel isn't very far from the Target Center. Was a good 15-20 minute walk but we like to walk so was fine by us. Staff was fantastic! Very polite and helpful. When we got there on Thursday they were just finishing the final touches on the lobby/bar renos. So we got to...

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Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely hotel in downtown Minneapolis, the bed is super comfy, they offer delicious affordable room service with great customer service included. The decor is also very artsy and beautiful, in close proximity to Mill museum and the theatre.

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

We are especially proud of our hotel now that our renovation is fully completed. Thank you for the wonderful review and I hope that you choose us again. Cheers! Michael

Saint Paul
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a special Mom and Dad away from home, my wife and I stayed here although we live not so far away--and thoroughly enjoyed the stay. The Renaissance has recently been completely renovated: lobby and rooms. We had stayed here once before, two years ago--liked it then and loved it now. The new rooms are dramatic. We recommend the spacious...

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

Thank you so much; we are glad that you enjoyed everything. And, thank you for the note on LinkedIn too! It really means a lot not only for the hotel, but also for Jamie and Shawn. Michael

Vista, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Renaissance is a nice hotel, clean, with sizable rooms. Our room was one of the remodeled rooms. I was staying with my cousin, if I was with my husband I probably wouldn't have minded the translucent wall of the shower. If you had the bathroom lights on, privacy was affected. Also the modern sliding barn door, did nothing to...

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

Our renovation is now fully completed and I hope that you will choose to visit us again. I apologize for the things that were not to your liking and thank you for the great staff comments.

Woodinville, WA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

love all the remodeling going on here with the train memorabilia and so glad we stayed here. Wonderful location with lots of food places nearby and shopping on Nicollet. Walking distance to US Bank field too. Room is very well appointed with nice bedding, fixtures and amenities.

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

Now that our renovation is finished, much of the memorabilia will be relocated into a small museum dedicated to our friend Bob Lark who owns much of it. Thank you for the great comments and I hope that you will chose to visit us again soon!

Minneapolis, MN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did not stay over night at this property, but visited last week and utilized their newly renovated restaurant for dinner. The food, a collection of shareable small plates, was superb, and the service was top notch. They also have a fairly large drink menu. I would definitely recommend if you're int he area.

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

We are very proud of our new design and thankful that our renovation is finished. Thank you for recognizing us and also for the great staff comments! Michael

Pequot Lakes, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice hotel, but they put us in a handicapped room, which we didnt request, and the bed is like sleeping on a pool table. The decor is nice, the parking is easy. We hope for a better bed next stay, overall it was fine.

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

I apologize that you were assigned an accessible room and I'm surprised about the bed not being comfortable. All of our mattresses are new due to our recently completed renovation. I will be sure to check this room. Please feel free to reach out to me directly on your next visit and I will personally assign your room and oversee...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came in from WI for the weekend. This is a great hotel, somewhat close to places. Very unique with the train station pieces throughout. Customer service was good too. The bed is really comfortable!!!!

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

The Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel thanks you for your kind words!

Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I was staying at the Renaissance Minneapolis in early February for work. I was there just one night, but I was so impressed by the room, the location, and the staff. The rooms are so beautiful - the design is great and they were able to make it cozy and inviting. They were still working on the lobby while I...

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

Dear Rosenberger Thank you for your kind words about our hotel! We are so happy to hear that the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel was a great stay for you! We will pass your kind words to the appropriate team members. Should your travels bring you back to Minneapolis, we hope you will choose to stay with us again! All my best...

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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: RM536 - RM1,653 (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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