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The Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   225 S 3rd Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55401 (Formerly Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown at The Depot) (Downtown)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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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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232 reviews 232 reviews
44 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Depot was an excellent choice located near the Guthrie, across the street from the Carlyle and nearly adjacent to the Mississippi River Upper and Lower Locks area. Our room was very comfortable and well cared for. Easy walk to the downtown area, Nicollet Mall area and the major financial institutions. The Sky Way is within a city block. The... More

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

gapcmp- Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us. I'm glad you enjoyed are location and got to explore some of the neighborhood while visiting. I'm also happy to hear you enjoyed our breakfast buffet, it is a favorite of many of our guests. I do hope you have a chance to visit again and thank you again for... More

Seattle, Washington
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263 reviews 263 reviews
39 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location easy walking distance to the center of the city and the river around the corner from the Guthrie Theater. Fun railroad theme throughout the lobby and common areas with good free WiFi and complimentary newspapers. Staff was always helpful. Would stay here again.

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lesliebauman- Thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us. I'm glad you enjoyed the railroad theme and I hope you had a chance to tour some of the historical areas. As always, it's great to hear you encountered such friendly staff and fantastic to hear that you consider us for a future stay. Thank you again for... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here at the recommendation of a friend and it was very nice. Walked, albeit a tad far, to new Twins stadium, also really, really nice, and walked to the Mill District. Loved that area. Theater there is very different, you can walk thru for free, nice. Hotel is old RR station and the added on to. It is, however,... More

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

Eugene- Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us. I am happy to hear you were able to explore the Mill District and that you were able to visit the Target Field (I'm sorry if we didn't let you know the correct distance to the stadium)! But it sounds like you enjoyed your stay overall. I hope you have... More

Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night. Check in staff were amazing, very friendly on arrival and loved telling me about the history of the building. Valet service was good and efficient. Room was clean and well appointed. Despite other reviews, I found the hotel to be very quiet but I was facing the back lot. Folks, remember you are staying at... More

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

Ann0077- Thank you for your review! I'm sorry to hear the weather spoiled your ability to explore outside, but I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your stay regardless. I'm also happy to hear you got a snippet of the Depot's history at check-in; we love to share with our curious guests all the neat historic elements to the property. I... More

McDonough, Georgia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the opportunity to vacation in Minneapolis with our daughter and stayed at the Depot Renaissance. it was a great experience. Check-in was efficient even though we arrived early. The room was spacious and comfortable. I cannot say enough for the location which got us to every activity we wanted through out the Minneapolis area. We have been long... More

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

Willsman- Thank you for your five star review of your stay with us. I am glad you were able to enjoy time with your daughter and took advantage of our location to explore downtown Minneapolis. I'm also happy to hear you were able to get into your room early and that you found it to be comfortable for you and... More

Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was very nice. Clean room, pleasant and very helpful staff. On site restaurant with good service and food. Hotel was convenient to where I was going. I didn't have a car so I am unsure of the parking situation.

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

MinnesotaJag- Thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us. I'm happy to hear the room was comfortable and that the staff you encountered were friendly. I'm glad it was also convenient in terms of location to where you were going while in Minneapolis. I hope, if you find yourself needing accomodations in the area again, you will... More

denver, co
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61 reviews 61 reviews
52 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a tough hotel to review. You want to rate it well but there are just too many issues to warrant doing so. First, it may be the loudest hotel in the U.S. I was on the street side close to the main entrance on the 2nd floor so I knew it wouldn't be quiet. But, the noise begins... More

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Boston
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146 reviews 146 reviews
24 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Marriott and I love Renaissance. While we had a fine three-night experience here, I can't say I was wowed. It was clean, modern, efficient, and all that. It just didn't sizzle. That's probably because this hotel's location I believe tends to make it more convention and tourist oriented. In any event, check-in was efficient, and my wife's Platinum... More

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

SkyKingBoston- Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at the Depot Renaissance. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay overall and it is great to hear that you are loyal to Marriott properties, as illustrated by your wife's Platinum status. I'm sorry to hear that you were missing the "sizzle" during your... More

New berlin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a 3 hour normal drive turn into a 5 hour pouring rain, traffic filled trip, just to stay overnight while traveling through. Unfortunately our bags on the back rack of the car, we thought were packed water tight in tarp and bags which did not survive the pouring rain. The overhang and check in could not have been... More

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Paul O- Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at the Depot Renaissance. I am sorry to hear you had such a tough time getting to us, not the best way to start a vacation to say the least! I am happy to hear our bellman staff was helpful and that you were able to... More

Hinsdale, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

WE have had over a dozen incredible stays at The Depot over the last 6 years and it just keeps getting better and better. The management, the staff at the restaurants and front desk are just incredibly friendly and helpful. Besides being beautiful, the buildings are historic yet extremely well maintained. Liz and Brittney are always helpful with taking care... More

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

Myriahmor- Thank you so much for your loyalty to the Depot Renaissance! I am so happy that we are able to make your travelling with three kids a little bit easier. I hope you have a chance to visit us again soon, and again, thank you so much for your review and loyalty. Guests like you are what make our... More

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Address: 225 S 3rd Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55401 (Formerly Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown at The Depot)
Location: United States > Minnesota > Minneapolis > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Renaissance Minneapolis
The Depot Minneapolis Renaissance Hotel
Minneapolis Renaissance

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