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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here two nights for a visit related to UMN. Refurbished rooms, stylish common areas, many thoughtful touches. Staff friendly and welcoming. Could not have been more conveniently located for University of MN activities. Would definitely stay here again.

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Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

So I have to say that my initial experience with the Commons was horrible; I called upon arriving, from the airport to see if I could get an early checkin - and was put on hold three times, and just a lot of dead air. It turns out that a large group was checking out and the staff was busy....

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This place is great! I travel a lot, and this has been one of my best experiences. The front desk staff was uniformly excellent, particularly Erick, who was extremely helpful and informative despite my 12:30AM check-in time. The hotel itself is stylish, fun, and clean. Highly recommended.

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Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Excellent and comfortable room and location, even better attention from staff. We've stayed at the Commons before for a conference, and as far as we're concerned the conference has found a permanent home.

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Naperville
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We checked in and it looked like a nice place in a good location. Walking down the hallway on the 5th floor looks like it has been very used and needs an update. My daughter took a shower and the bathtub filled up and would not drain. The bathtub became very slippery. One of the alarms in the hallway went...

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Hancock, Michigan
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Just returned from a visit - my husband had a conference at the University and we have stayed here before. Great location and the light rail is right outside the door that takes you to downtown, to St. Paul, and the Mall of America. Hotel is clean, staff is friendly and helpful and there is a restaurant and bar on...

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Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The Commons Hotel is by far one of the best hotels. Everything from the room to the personalized service is A-1. The people are warm and friendly and especially helpful. I felt as though I was the most important part of their day. No request was too small or unimportant to be handled. The location is wonderful; close to the...

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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

I stay in a lot of hotels and most are unremarkable but from the minute I walked into the Commons I was impressed. The concierge (really nice kid) met me at the door and started the check in process as he walked me to the reception desk. Without my asking, they had me on the top floor and were able...

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1Thank Joe H
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great location for people touring University of Minnesota. It is right in the middle of campus located near several restaurants. It has a Starbucks attached. Well maintained and clean. The parking was only 15 dollars. The staff was quite helpful. We also toured Macalester and the hotel provided a shuttle to their campus.

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Eugenia, Canada
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I drove to Minneapolis from Canada. MY Tom-tom was not reliable because of construction in town. Parking ok, and in hotel meals above average, with many choices nearby. Perfect location for a Sherlock Holmes conference, and the next one will be in 2019.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: RM589 - RM1,374 (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 Business Hotel in Minneapolis
#2 Family 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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