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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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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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 

Rogers
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I attended a conference at The Depot Renaissance Hotel in Minneapolis, and I hope my company returns soon. The guest rooms and beds were comfortable. We used almost every meeting room. My favorite room was the Great Hall which we used for our awards dinner. I am an avid runner and the trails near the river were great and fun... More 

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

Rober9240- Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us! I am thrilled to hear you had such an enjoyable stay with us and I am happy to hear you were able to find some good running trails. It is great to hear you will be returning with your family and we are certainly excited to host... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a suite that we had won at a charity auction so I am not sure what our room would have cost but it was huge, beautiful and clean. The historic renovation was beautiful and will stay here again. We had our three small kids with us so we tried our hand at ice skating which was a... More 

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

Rkpampeep- Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel. I'm sorry to hear that the watepark was not warm enough for you and your family to enjoy but I am happy to hear you were able to take advantage of the ice rink while visiting. I hope you are able to... More 

Green Bay, Wisconsin
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at about 7 pm and checkin went very smoothly. I reserved the rooms directly from the website and was guaranteed that our 2 rooms would be adjoining. I called when we were on our way just to make sure and they told me that adjoining rooms was marked a priority on my reservation and upon our arrival and... More 

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

jjwitt- Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I'm happy to hear we were able to accommodate your request for adjoining rooms and that your family was comfortable during your visit. I will definitely share your suggestion regarding pool chairs with our waterpark manager to see what we might be able to do to better... More 

Hibbing
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This clean and conveniently located hotel is a breath of fresh air. The restaurant staff is always kind, pleasant and friendly - with an excellent breakfast. Great location close to the downtown. Parking is convenient and easy.

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

Michael Z- Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us at the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us. Hopefully, you were able to take advantage of our location and explore the city; and hopefully, you'll have a chance to visit us again soon! Thank you again! More 

Ashburn, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We took our two daughters (ages 4 and 9) to Minneapolis for the sole purpose of going to Mall of America. Our 9 year old daughter is obsessed with barbies so we decided to surprise her with a visit to the Barbie Dream House Experience at MOA. We chose to stay at the Depot Renaissance because we were impressed that... More 

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

smcmahan66- Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I apologize for the delay in getting you checked into your room. That is definitely not a standard of ours and I'm sorry if it caused an inconvenience for you and your family. I'm happy to hear you were able to utilize the waterpark as well as... More 

Seattle, WA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

I had a king suite and it was large and spacious. I had requested a high floor, but was placed on the second floor with a view of what looked like some kind of heating unit. Basically my view was metal and steam swirling off it. I stayed at the Loews last time and had a beautiful view so that... More 

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

SeattleMember88- Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am terribly sorry to hear about the staff service you received - this is definitely not our standard and I will be sure to address it with the team. I'm also sorry to hear that we did not have a room with a better view for... More 

Inver Grove Heights, Mn.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Once again we chose to stay at the Depot, this time it was to celebrate New Year's Eve. After check in, and settling into our room, we headed to Acme comedy club for a great dinner and great show. Acme is about a mile walk, but because of the cold temps that night we took one of the town cars... More 

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

Whatonewon- It sounds like you had a very festive New Year's Eve and I'm happy to hear you chose to spend it with us! I am thrilled to hear the staff was in good spirits despite the busy evening and I'm glad you were able to take advantage of some of the extra activities we had planned for the evening.... More 

Burnsville, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

We went to the Depot to celebrate my daughter's 6th birthday. An amazing time was had by all. The water park was perfect. My kids are 6 and 3, and they loved it. The breakfast was included and was an excellent buffet with an omlet station and everything else you could want. The service was amazing at every encounter during... More 

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

eetep- Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are honored that you chose to stay at the Renaissance to help celebrate a birthday and I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the milk and cookies! It is fantastic to hear that your expectations were exceeded and I hope you'll have a chance to visit us again... More 

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