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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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Middleton
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119 reviews 119 reviews
29 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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6 hotel reviews
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

As soon as you enter from the door you travel in time. Everything in the hotel is carefully chosen to fit the old times theme. Even the guest rooms have metal keys. Very friendly staff and a nice, small restaurant. And location, one of the best you can have in Minneapolis.

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Minnesota
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My wife and I were here for a "stay-cation" to celebrate our 25th anniversary. The inn is in a perfect location to get away from downtown noise but walking distance to a hipster neighborhood with good bars and entertainment, or walk around the adjacent park trails. On the whole, suited for our purpose with some minor complaints. On arrival, the... More 

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southern california
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16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

My husband and I stayed here just this past weekend. It's a hotel with real personality and charm. The staff was extremely helpful any time I called or went to the desk. One example: I needed an early check-in so called in advance to see whether that would be possible. The desk clerk put me on hold while she personally... More 

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