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Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot

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225 S 3rd Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55401 (Formerly The Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The former Milwaukee Railroad has been developed into a wonderful boutique style hotel decorated with railroad memorabilia from the first half of the 1900s. Our king size room was comfortable and cozy, the employees were friendly and helpful, and the location was excellent-- close to concert and theater venues, the University of Minnesota, and several convention centers. We will stay... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My employer hosted an overnight event at the Renaissance Depot a few weeks ago. Once we cleared up the Renaissance versus Residence issue check- in went very smoothly. My husband and I were not aware ahead of time that the 2 hotels are connected by the shared water park, or that they also share a parking lot. The confusion was... More 

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Memphis, TN
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall nice hotel. I really liked the decor and the staff were all very friendly. Room: Updated nicely with a coffee maker in the room and temperature control which went beyond 65 degrees (which is great because I love a cold room). Beds are comfortable, but a little on the soft side. Room Service: The overall menu was okay. I... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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188 reviews 188 reviews
25 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for the whiskey tasting event, and decided to stay two nights. The room was very cozy and the bed was really comfortable. With the closeness to the river we went out for three walks. I live in the area and I would definitely come back here. My only issue was waiting until 5:30 for our room, but... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just returned from a trip to Minneapolis for a conference. I stayed at The Depot for 3 night, Wednesday through Friday night. I did not use a lot of the amenities (water park, gym, business center), but did use a large portion of their facilities. I attend an average of 3 conferences per year and found this hotel to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just came back from staying three nights at this hotel. Had trouble sleeping the first night, due to very loud neighbors (the hotel sent Security up right away when we finally called around 2am) and had trouble sleeping the second night, due to a car alarm that kept coming on in the parking lot. When we mentioned it to... More 

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Bogota
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74 reviews 74 reviews
36 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was going to stay at this hotel for a long period but the value they give you is really bad, The rooms they show in their pictures are just the high end ones, but the normal ones are really dated and Small they even feel kind of creepy The hotel is well located to go out in Minneapolis but... More 

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Brittany E, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

vane627- Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am sorry to hear that you did not find our accomodations comfortable enough to stay for the full nine nights. We are in the process of a full renovation and I hope, that after that has been completed, you will visit us again. I am happy... More 

Powell, Ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It you are tired of cookie-cutter hotel rooms, treat yourself to a suite in one of the hotel's beautiful historic suites. We enjoyed the creature comforts and attention to detail in this beautiful, well-appointed period suite. The location and self-parking made it the perfect location to explore on foot or by car. The club lounge offered a great breakfast and... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Someone in your family love trains? Are they 80? They will love this hotel. Are they 6 -- this hotel has train memorability and an indoor water park. Hummm-- says great family reunion weekend to me. Then, of course, do the weekend brunch buffet. We recently just had to get away for the weekend -- long stressful story. We went... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hotel experience, nice staff, clean rooms and easy access to the city or highways. Private underground and heated parking available for enough cars. Gym is a nice to have and right next to the sky hall for great fun. it can can loud in the weekend with kids running around the hotel floors due to the ice ring.

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Brittany E, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

M_Lietaert- Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit. I'm happy to hear you were able to take advantage of our heated parking as well as the gym. I am sorry to hear about the issue you encountered regarding noise. I understand how frustrating that must have been and I can assure you that we will make... More 

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