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W Minneapolis - The Foshay

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   821 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55402 (Downtown)
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Ranked #10 of 49 hotels in Minneapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
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  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I booked the W Foshay a few weeks ago in a late spring snowstorm. My son and I had a very early train departure about 10 minutes from downtown Minneapolis and wanted to be closer than the far suburbs where we live in case of traffic in the snow. I booked the Fantastic Suite non-refundable rate on the Starwood website... More

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed over three nights recently, on a combined family/business trip. The pluses: the rate was a great, discounted rate I found on Orbitz, my room was dead quiet, and the blackout curtains are 100% effective. But the dim disco lounge lighting in the lobby/reception area is matched by the dim in-room lighting. They aren't counting on anyone doing much reading... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is among my favorite hotels I've ever stayed at. The staff and the customer service are impeccable and the decor is really fun and cool--20s art deco complete with brightly colored neon lights in a historic building. The room was spacious and very comfortable and attractive. The restaurant (Manny's) has delicious food, although it's quite expensive. As a W... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I rated this hotel a 5/5 on the site through which I booked it... and then I received an additional charge on my card for $48.17 after the $100 hold fell off. Also, it is not a hotel designed for business trips, but perfect for party trips.

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great times when we were kids in the 50's. The Foshay Tower was the tallest building in downtown Minneapolis and as kids we would buy large balsa wood airplane and go up to the tower and sail them into the air. We would watch them fly miles and miles and they would land as far as south Minneapolis.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I regularly visit Minneapolis for leisure getaways and although I've stayed at other hotels downtown, the Foshay W Hotel is decidedly my favorite! The location is perfect, the staff is ever helpful and the concierge staff invariably makes me feel like I'm "coming home" each time I arrive (even with hugs!). The hotel has two "happening" bars (I'm a nut... More

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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Foshay was recommended to me because of its beautiful art deco style and history. The Foshay is so beautiful and classy, with an interesting history. I had never been to Minneapolis before, so I had a few questions before I arrived, which were nicely answered by the Whatever, Whenever staff. The Whatever, Whenever staff was also a great help... More

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

Welcome Teresa Y, Thank you for making W Minneapolis your home away from home, it was wonderful to have you as our guest! It was our pleasure to upgrade your guestroom, answer any questions and show you exactly what the W’s Whatever/Whenever service is all about. Spring is in the air, and the arts and entertainment district W Minneapolis is... More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended the Grand Red Tasting that is held there. This was my 2nd time staying at the hotel & everything was top notch. This time we had a suite & the other person in the room said that all the rooms at the W are so nice it's hard to appreciate a suite because every room feels like a suite.

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

Hello Prettegrl, Thank you for being our guest at W Minneapolis-The Foshay and for attending the 2014 Grand Red Tasting event! I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay, including the vivid art deco design, modern amenities and spaciousness of your guestroom during your roam away from home. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best Wishes, Matthew... More

Fremont, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a hotel in downtown Minneapolis, your search ends here at the W Minneapolis-The Foshay. The building is historic and is centrally located in downtown; 1 block from Target and a few blocks from everything else and all accessible by Skyway. Upon arrival, the valet staff will greet you and take care of all your parking... More

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

Hello John N, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent W Minneapolis visit with the TripAdvisor family! I am thrilled you fell in love with our onsite Living Room and Prohibition Bars, not to mention the Munchie Box minibar setup in your guest room. It was a pleasure to deliver a Whatever/Whenever experience and we can’t wait... More

Pingree Grove, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At our recent stay everything was perfect staff really goes the extra mile to take care of guests. Room was very clean with great views. Lots of great amenities in the hotel and nearby in case weather is not cooperative.

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

Hello AKwik6, Thank you for sharing feedback from your stay with us at W Minneapolis-The Foshay! It is a pleasure to receive your 5 star review and to deliver a real Whatever/Whenever experience. Come back soon to sip, bask and celebrate at W Minneapolis! Warm Regards, Matthew Hawkins More

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Also Known As:
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Address: 821 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55402
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Minneapolis > Downtown
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Minneapolis
#7 Luxury Hotel in Minneapolis
#11 Business Hotel in Minneapolis
#16 Family Hotel in Minneapolis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — W Minneapolis - The Foshay 4*
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 
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