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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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Germantown, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was very clean and very friendly. The staff was exceptional. Rooms were spacious and clean. The walls were a little thin (heard our neighbor singing in the shower) as were the windows drafty. There was construction in the area and they alerted us of that at check in but I didn't seem to hear much action. The ice... More 

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Cedar Hill, Texas
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168 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is close to lots of activities in Minneapolis. The Depot rink is right next door which has indoor ice skating. They have a water park next door as well but we didn’t look for it. We were entranced with the old world charm of the place. The site is on a former railway depot and they have lovingly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Truly enjoyed the history and roots of the original building as a historical train depot for Minneapolis. They have done a great job of keeping the feel historical with quaint touches in the rooms, timeless memorabilia on the walls and throughout the property, yet providing every modern creature comfort. Kudos to Willie at the front desk who took extra time... More 

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Jamie L, Manager at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

Dear Wadekj Thank you so much for your kind words about our hotel & team members! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay! When your travels bring you back to Minneapolis, we look forward to having you stay with us again. All my best Jamie Assistant General Manager More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My fiancee and I arrived this past Thursday for a three day trip. We arrived after midnight to the hotel with limited power due to renovation work. We understood that before we arrived but it seemed like the people at the front desk didn't care to take care of their guests at that time of night.We were not offered help... More 

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Jamie L, Manager at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

Dear Kevin C I would like to personally apologize if your arrival experience with the reception desk was lack luster. While we pride ourselves on delivering memorable experiences I am so sorry that was not the case. We truly appreciate our Marriott Loyal Guests and most definitely will take your response and use it as a training moment for our... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used The Depot for a block of rooms for our wedding in December. When we checked in they were short staffed so there was nobody to help us with our bags. This was more than a minor inconvenience since our car was practically full since were coming from out of town, had wedding items and were staying for four... More 

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Jamie L, Manager at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

Craig S As we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable hotel experience during your travels, we have unfortunately fallen short of our goal during your recent stay. Please accept our apology for the experiences you encountered. Everything you have mentioned and emailed us about has been addressed and I hope that you found that email helpful. We hope that your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

A group of us stayed for the weekend. We had 5 kids in the group, ages 11years old-8 months. The rooms were big and spacious with a kitchenette for food and bottles. And most importantly, the water park was a huge hit. All the kids had fun, even the 8 month old. It was a lot of fun for everyone.

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depotmgr, General Manager at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Michael Clark, the general manager is very friendly informative and hospitable.hospitable and informative. My girlfriends and I just stopped in to look at that hotel and he gave us a small tour and treated us like family! I will definitely consider staying here for our next family staycation! I would also consider this hotel for events and weddings!

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depotmgr, General Manager at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

Thank you so much! I really enjoyed meeting you guys and be sure to email me when you are ready to stay with us! Michael More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

A little off the beaten path, this Renaissance property has been updated very nicely. We were treated ever so kindly and enjoyed the wonderful food and perks (guitar to use???). Thanks to Maggie for a very memorable stay for our family. Next time, we'll skate!

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New Market, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

It was a very quick visit for me - only one night - but The Depot is everything I've come to love and expect of a Renaissance hotel. Despite undergoing some expansion construction (they're actually adding an entire floor), it was a quiet stay. The entire hotel is themed around trains - the Milwaukee Road in particular - and it's... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

I usual say at the nearby Marriott City Center when in town for work, but I wanted the cage of scenery and this hotel was little cheaper and I could still rack up points. The hotel is former railroad depot and carries that theme throughout the building. The staff was was friendly, the room appeared to have been recently updated... More 

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Taylor S, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

Mark H, Thank you for taking the time to review our property and your kind words about the staff and history of our building. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we cant wait to see you again in the future! Sincerely, Taylor Stille Front Desk Manager TStille@RenMinneapolis.com More 

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