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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 #9 of 48 hotels in Minneapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the W for a weekend getaway to go downtown and go to restaurants and bars we don't normally get to. The hotel is in a great location near many good bars and restaurants. The hotel staff was very friendly and helpful in offering suggestions for places to visit. The hotel is a very modern style which doesn't... More

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Coon Rapids, Minnesota, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have stayed at the W a few times; once for fun and twice for business. Each time has been a great experience. The staff appreciates you very much as a guest. Their Anytime/Anything service is excellent. It is just a very wonderful experience staying at the W Minneapolis! Every detail at the W is carefully thoughtout, from the elevator... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our favourite Starwood property in downtown Minneapolis. Well located within walking distance to great shopping, fine restaurants , food trucks and entertainment , as well as a short cycle from major cycling paths that begins from this hotel. Efficient and friendly valet parking ( priced at what is becoming the standard -$34). Personally, the W dim lighting , doesn't highlight... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Interestingly, I read on MSN that hotels often charge for water or internet that guests haven't used…and this W Hotel was sited as one of the offenders. I went there, sure enough I see my "folio", of course emailed to me after the trip so I can't complain in person, and I see the "updated" folio showing a water I... More

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

Hello EddieBaltimore, Thank you for sharing feedback from your recent stay at W Minneapolis-The Foshay. Our team at W Minneapolis-The Foshay is firmly committed to providing a wonderful W experience, and I deeply regret that you were charged in error for the bottle of water and internet usage. Please see my direct message for reservation details and I will ensure... More

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll start with two things: 1. I always worry that I'm not "hip" enough for the W. And in spite of that, the staff always make me feel welcome and at ease, like they are truly happy I'm there. 2. The hotel honestly came to my rescue- I made a last minute reservation at 5 pm on Saturday night to... More

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Hickory, NC
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lobby is quite dark, as are a number of the rooms. However, the rooms are appointed well, are comfortable, and the hotel is very centrally located to get to a large part of downtown. The staff has always been quite nice to me. The upstairs bar (Prohibition) is a nice area to sit around and have a drink (very nice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great, friendly, helpful staff. Comfy beds. Great products. The only disappointing thing was the slamming doors. This has more to do with the people closing them but are they extra heavy? Because they seemed to really slam and be super loud. Good location.

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Holmen, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could not have been happier with our stay. Yes, the lobby is dark...it is part of the ambiance. I didn't really feel like it was an issue. The service at check-in was fantastic....helpful and courteous. We did not use the valet parking, we parked in ramps nearby (fyi the McGladry plaza parking across the street is $5 flat rate on... More

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Montgomery, Minnesota
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the "W" Foshay one evening. We were going to a concert and thought we would stay close to the venue. Our room was immaculate, the staff were professional and friendly. Even though it was a weekend there is a nightclub atmosphere, there were no noise issues. The bed was comfortable and we loved the bathroom with the... More

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41 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm just not a fan. Lobby so dark you can hardly see. You need your room key in elevator and cards demagnetized every other day. Valet is very slow as is housekeeping (one day room wasn't done by 4 and I had to call). Fitness center is very good and well equipped. No sundry store here and their recommendation is... More

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Address: 821 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55402
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Minneapolis > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — W Minneapolis - The Foshay 4*
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