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The Grand Hotel Minneapolis - a Kimpton Hotel

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615 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55402
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I loved this hotel! We had a corner suite on the 14th floor and loved our experience at this hotel. Our room was very clean and very quiet, which are always my main concerns when staying in a hotel. Even though there were people in the rooms around us, we never heard them, well, except for the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Kimpton took over a building that isn't all that Grand. It has a GRAND gym on the third floor that is a highlight. And we found the staff to be overall excellent....From Jeffrey at the front desk to Dave at the bar who really does work magic with a shaker. The place itself.....meh. It's sort of a contemporary redo of... More 

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12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this an intimate boutique hotel in downtown Minneapolis. The property is a little dated but the furnishings and the service are well done. The rooms are pretty small but they have done a nice job with upkeep and none of the normal issues with older hotels was present. I did not dine in any of the restaurants but did enjoy... More 

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Hayden L, General Manager at The Grand Hotel Minneapolis - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Robert J, Thank you for visiting The Grand and taking the time to write about us! Before the building was converted into a hotel in the late 1990's, it was the iconic Minneapolis Athletic Club. We are actually celebrating the 100th anniversary of the building this year! We completely renovated four years ago when Kimpton took over. The design... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a delightful 6 day stay in this beautiful hotel. The rooms are very comfortable and well appointed. The look is awesome and cheek. Staff was so nice, and the bar in the lobby is a fun place to be, excellent drinks and fun bar food. The hotel is close to everything and linked by sky-walk, which is nice considering... More 

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Hayden L, General Manager at The Grand Hotel Minneapolis - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear KC2005-11, First, congratulations on getting married! Thank you for choosing The Grand for your marriage celebration. I'm pleased that we didn't disappoint. I appreciate you mentioning our bar, The SIX15 Room. Our bartenders make some of the most delicious craft cocktails and our creative Chef is responsible for the fun and unique menu items. Thank you for taking the... More 

Crystal Lake, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently we performed at the Grand Hotel for a corporate event. We had a great time and especially enjoyed the location, as the Grand Hotel is a great venue to host any type of event, corporate up to wedding reception. But of note while here, the exceptional food! Exceeded expectations! Oh, and the hotel gym? Blew our socks off! For... More 

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Hayden L, General Manager at The Grand Hotel Minneapolis - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Felix F, Thanks so much for entertaining our guests at the recent corporate event! I appreciate you blogging about your experience. I am delighted that you were blown away by the food our Chef prepared. I can't wait to share your comments with him and the rest of the food and beverage team. Thank you for taking the time... More 

Bemidji, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

My husband I recently had our second stay at the Grand Hotel (the first time was so wonderful, we couldn't wait to go back!). I had been out of state for business for over two weeks and had a long day of travel, and was just happy to be getting back to MN to see my husband and get some... More 

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Hayden L, General Manager at The Grand Hotel Minneapolis - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear KittyKatVonTassel, Your kind words were such a joy to read! I can't thank you enough for all of the lovely comments. It is so rewarding to know that you feel treated as a VIP every time you're our guest - that's exactly how we want you to feel! Thank you for mentioning all of the little extras that we... More 

Atlantic City, New Jersey
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55 reviews 55 reviews
21 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

One of the best vintage hotels in Minneapolis! The quality of this Hotel was beyond expectations from my exhausted first arrival greeted with friendly smiles to my check out inquiring methodically about my experience. Wonderfully renovated! Amazing comfortable mattress, sheets and towels smelt ocean fresh! I wish I could afford to stay here every trip and would recommend this to... More 

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Hayden L, General Manager at The Grand Hotel Minneapolis - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear nomaticjonathan, I can't thank you enough for this amazing review! Reading your comments brought a big smile to my face! Thank you for mentioning our comfy mattresses and luxurious linens. They are truly the best. Guests often ask me where they can buy them. I'm glad you had time to check out our bar, The SIX15 Room. Our fun... More 

London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
77 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Stayed for one night here on a business trip to the US, and is quite difficult to rate the hotel. The room was great, big, spotless clen, very well equipped, incredible bed, and a very good internet connection. Almost all what you need to have a great stay. Gym wis also very good. So far so good. Now the big... More 

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Hayden L, General Manager at The Grand Hotel Minneapolis - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Alvaro E, I am so sorry that your overall experience with us was tainted by the problems with valet service. I've relayed your comments to the account manager of the valet company we partner with to immediately address with his team. The length of time you had to wait is inexcusable. I can't express how sorry I am that... More 

Pueblo, Colorado
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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I had a great time at this hotel. I was there on business and pleasure ... and the location was great. Parking was no problem thanks to the hotel. The restaurant and bar is lovely... everything is so clean... and the staff is very helpful. I ordered room service 1 night, and it was flawless. My friends and their kids... More 

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Hayden L, General Manager at The Grand Hotel Minneapolis - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ColoradoCaliGirl, Wow, what an awesome review! I'm so pleased that you enjoyed everything about your stay. Thank you for the comments about cleanliness! Our housekeeping team takes so much pride in their work. I'm delighted that your room service experience was flawless. Our Chef cooks delicious food and the room service attendants are so efficient and friendly. I really... More 

Stamford, CT
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Have stayed many times on business. Always excellent. Great sushi. Very smooth sheets and comfortable room. Very good size rooms. Going again next week. Superb gym and sports facilities. Also good spa facilities. Perhaps a little quirky but that what I like about Kimpton.

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Hayden L, General Manager at The Grand Hotel Minneapolis - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MeyrickP, Thank you for your loyalty to The Grand and Kimpton! I'm delighted that you love our quirky style and culture. We are a different kind of hotel company and certainly proud of it. Thank you for the compliments about our spacious rooms, comfy linens and impressive gym and spa facilities. It is so nice having Life Time Fitness... More 

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