We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 49 Minneapolis hotels

W Minneapolis - The Foshay

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   821 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55402 (Downtown)
Hotel website
Hotel deals
Hotel amenities
Special Offer
Book Early and Save
Save Saved
You added W Minneapolis - The Foshay to your Saves list
W Minneapolis - The Foshay
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
79%
Ranked #10 of 49 hotels in Minneapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
elysium4travel Chicago, Illinois
  • Overview
  • Reviews (630)
  • Photos (139)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (167)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

630 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    297
    197
    85
    30
    21
See reviews for
45
275
60
177
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (167)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This great hotel and its staff are unassuming while maintaining an upscale, downtown style. The large room had great views, nice amenities, clean bathroom, and beautiful shower. The W Minneapolis is well situated for visitors to enjoy the city and then escape to a luxurious room.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here one night en route to Canada. The hotel is quirky Art Deco in style. We enjoyed the Lounge, the Prohibition Bar, the scenic overlook of the City, and Manny's Steakhouse. If you are not staying here, definitely make your way to the small museum on Forshay. Overall, it was a great way to start our visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hong Kong, China
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent one night with the family (two small children) at the W Minneapolis (Foshay). This is a brilliant old Art Deco hotel in a fantastic location downtown. It's fair to say the "W style" isn't for everyone, but we like it and felt it blended well with the historical style of the hotel. Service and amenities were exactly as expected-... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owatonna, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We arrived at check-in and I had asked for a room at a higher level. The receptionist asked if we wanted to join the W hotel membership and we said yes. She immediately upgraded our room to a higher level and a corner room with lots of windows. Room was clean and beautiful. When we called the concierge to have... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Minnesota
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We reserved this hotel using Hotels.com and received a wonderful rate. The room was gorgeous, the staff very helpful and the hotel in a perfect location for enjoying the downtown area. We would definitely stay here again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love W hotels. Loved Minneapolis. Weather in late June was perfect. Everyone at the hotel/staff was terrific. Room was great. Love how history and structure of the hotel was maintained but still included the W brand and decor. Shower/bathroom was great and love the products. I always take all the products home with me after I stay at a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In spite of how expensive overnight parking is as we stayed 4 nights but overall, our stay was just perfect. Great location and friendly staff. We had an issue with the original room and requested a different room- no problem and moved us to an higher floor with a great view and the rain forrest shower made it worthwhile! Valet... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Anaheim Hills, CA
Top Contributor
185 reviews 185 reviews
28 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at the W Foshay. We were very busy during our stay and were only in the room to shower and sleep. So we didn't get to take advantage of any of the amenities the hotel. I will say that the hotel is clean and the employees are very good. We did have some billing issues when... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
ComplexHotelMGMT, Guest Relations Manager at W Minneapolis - The Foshay, responded to this review

Welcome Kobesan2000, Thank you for visiting W Minneapolis-The Foshay during your time in Minnesota! It would be a pleasure to welcome you back soon to fully experience the fabulous amenities we have to offer right here onsite including the Living Room and Prohibition bars, Foshay Museum and Observation Deck, and award winning Manny’s Steakhouse. Come back soon to explore, socialize... More

Rosholt
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here for 1-night with my 12 year old son for a baseball game right before the 4th of July. It was very interesting how the decor of the hotel mixed modern and older 'art deco'. I had a hard time finding the hotel from the outside as there is just a silver (I think) "W" just off the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
ComplexHotelMGMT, Guest Relations Manager at W Minneapolis - The Foshay, responded to this review

Hello Love2travel605, Thank you for visiting us at W Minneapolis-The Foshay, I am pleased to hear you and your son enjoyed your W experience! My apologies the Coke you indulged in from the Munchie Box was not properly chilled; I will be sure to address this with the correct department manager to prevent this from happening again. Please let me... More

Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all I just want to preface my review by saying that this was a last minute trip and we booked the hotel on the same day we stayed. The hotel is very easy to get in and out of and the parking in the TCF building attached to the Foshay building is really convenient and inexpensive on the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
ComplexHotelMGMT, Guest Relations Manager at W Minneapolis - The Foshay, responded to this review

Hello KB, Thank you for choosing W Minneapolis-The Foshay for your trip to the Twin Cities. W Minneapolis embraces a contemporary scene mixed with art deco culture all within the historic Foshay Tower. My apologies you found the lighting too dim; please note for your next visit, I would be happy to ensure lighting to meet your expectations are set... More

Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage W Minneapolis - The Foshay, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to W Minneapolis - The Foshay? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about W Minneapolis - The Foshay

Address: 821 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone Number:
Location: United States > Minnesota > Minneapolis > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — W Minneapolis - The Foshay 4*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Booking.com, Expedia, Starwood, Amex, BookIt.com, Tingo, Travelocity, BookingOdigeoWL, Agoda, Hotels.com, Priceline and Otel so you can book your W Minneapolis - The Foshay reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
w Minneapolis - The Foshay Hotel Minneapolis
w Hotels Minneapolis

139 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (134)
Viewed
Room/suite (33)
Viewed
Bathroom (11)
Viewed
View from room (7)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (22)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Other (58)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (4)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (1)

Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#4 Luxury Hotel in Minneapolis #9 Romantic Hotel in Minneapolis #11 Business Hotel in Minneapolis #11 Family Hotel in Minneapolis
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 
Number of rooms
229

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer