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Nicollet Island Inn

95 Merriam Street, Nicollet Island, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Nicollet Island Inn
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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
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241 reviews 241 reviews
30 hotel reviews
237 helpful votes 237 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If this were on the Left Bank it would be the screaming deal of the century. This has the charm of a Paris hotel, but with larger rooms. Everything has a well worn, but authentic look. The restaurant is fine, and the common areas are charming. The beds and bedding are a bit tired and the towels are YMCA quality.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Living in the country we sometimes go to the nearest big city for a vacation. From the comfort of the Nicollet Island Inn, our room and restaurant, we can watch the Mississippi River flowing by. Fun to walk to wonderful restaurants. Also, get on the light rail train and visit - Mall of America and Surley's Brewery.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is on the National Register of Historic Places so do not expect a Hampton Inn type room. The NII is charming with a very nice staff. It is located near great walking/biking/running trails. It also has a pleasant bar and restaurant. I would definitely stay at the NII again!

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Middleton
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29 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

My financial advisor recommended this hotel and what a neat place. The hotel is funky fun just outside of the Minneapolis downtown on the way to UMinn. Rooms are dated and comfortable. Great bed and pillows. The restaurant is awesome. I had the best lamb dish. The bartender was off her game, and I let the manager know it, and... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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81 reviews 81 reviews
35 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We have stayed here many times before and enjoyed the hotel and the restaurant. This time we were quite disappointed, and we are unlikely to return. We got their best room....a premiere corner room with a King bed. The room was clean and the maid did about the best job I have ever seen cleaning our room while we occupied... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I was excited to stay there when I came to town for my Class Reunion. When I arrived there was no help for my luggage only the front desk girl. We went to my room and to my surprise there sure were no ammonites Oh wait a few were in the closet. The room had no refrigerator! They could have... More 

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Long Beach, California
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Charming hotel and we ate here thirty years ago and it was wonderful! The hotel was booked. Came back as we were on a Roots Trip" again and made sure we had lunch here. Once again, their French Onion Soup and Quiche are the best! Views are very pretty, service was very attentive, and their food all delicious!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had our wedding ceremony and reception at this venue in September 2014. I cannot say enough about the Event Director (Sarah G) and all the staff (from the receptionist, servers, bartender, etc.) at the Nicollet Island Inn. Our event was for just under 65 people and every detail exceeded our expectations. Food, service, and the setting were all exception.... More 

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Tustin, California, USA
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This is a quality hotel with old-world charm. Our king-size room was spacious, and clean. What was best about the hotel is the location on Nicollet Island. It's an easy walk to visit a wonderful array of restaurants on Main, or up E. Hennepin Avenue. The legendary Nye's Polonaise Room is but a short stroll away, for a trip back... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We were looking for unique hotel in Minneapolis for a short stay. The Nicollett Island Inn is located on an island in the Mississippi River right across from downtown Minneapolis. It is a popular park area used by everyone for walking, running, and skating. Quick walk to St. Anthony Main, a restored area of buildings dating from the founding of... More 

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