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The Wales House

1115 5th Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

I have had an absolutely wonderful stay here. It's a beautiful home with lovely features and convenient to the university and where I needed to be for work. My room was quiet and comfortable. Great restaurants close by...couldn't be happier with my experience here

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I stayed at The Wales House while visiting my son who is a student at the U. It's on a perfect location, my room was wonderful (cozy, spotless, large), the rest of the house is beautiful and the owners are amazingly warm and attentive. I will still here again most definitely.

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La Plata, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I would like to thank Kelly and Julie Carver from Wales House for their kindness and patience during our stay in Minneapolis. We arrived on a Sunday, at a really early time, and our child was sick. They immediately allowed us to rest, and later helped us find a clinic where my son could be taken care of. We always... More 

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Gresham, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

One of my most favorite stories as a child, and indeed that endures to today, is of the March family in Little Women by L M Alcott. I've read it many times and seen various screen treatments and often desired to be one of the March daughters - just to taste a smidgen of what life was like in those... More 

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Gresham, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We stayed for 9 nights during the holiday season. There were only a few days when the outside temperatures were above 0 degrees Fahrenheit. Despite that, we easily got around using the bus and light rail system, and walking. Our destinations included St. Anthony Main, The Minnesota History Center in St. Paul, The Minneapolis Institute for Arts, The Mill City... More 

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Menlo Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

I stayed there for a week while at a conference at the university. What a great place to stay. Kelly and Julienne are very nice. Complimentary breakfast, and kitchen. Common area. The people they house are nice. Extremely clean, warm. Free wifi. Close to UMN and a nice downtown area. They have a great atmosphere, lots of interesting international visitors.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

This is more of a dorm for grown-ups than a B&B, with nice vintage furnishings and minimalistic service, though it's kept clean. Several notices posted around admonish you to take off your shoes, not open windows, etc, making it feel a little like Mother Superior is in charge. Breakfast consists of rather weak coffee in a thermos, sliced bread for... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

I was just there for three weeks and had a really good experience. Clean, comfortable rooms, the other guests are quiet but friendly if you run into them in the common areas, and the owners are helpful and accommodating. The location is good, within walking distance of the U and Dinkytown shops and restaurants, and there are buses that will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

I found the perfect home away from home here at the Wales House. Friendly and interesting guests and owners. Comfortable room with bathroom and a perfect supportive bed. Being a walker, I was able to walk all over the university of Minnesota campus, see the weisman art museum and the Mill City Museum and the stone arch bridge and that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

I make annual visits to the University of Minnesota and this was my sixth visit to Wales House. As ever, the stay was a pleasure from beginning to end. Kelly and Julie are fantastic hosts: they are very willing to chat and to give advice about local attractions but are never intrusive. This time my family visited with me and... More 

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