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The Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel

3.5 of 5 225 S 3rd Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55401 (Formerly Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown at The Depot)
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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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Charlotte, North Carolina
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24 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

All I can say is "Wow!" After a long and exhaustive day traveling on planes and through airports Charles was the pleasant and welcoming person I needed. From the very moment I pulled up to the entry my experience was overwhelming positive. PROS: -Location: Easy to find -Staff: Very friendly, especially Charles -Business Lounge: As expected but with more friendly... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great hotel. There is the waterpark and game area- which while not large it is certainly something fun for them to go do. The Depot skate rink that's attached was wonderful. The staff though- they were excellent. Attentive, polite and smiling. I recommend this hotel for anyone staying in the area.

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Manila
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was the last hotel I stayed in during my 10-day trip to Minneapolis last week, and it was great. The fact that it used to be an old train station and therefore had some history to it just added to the charm. The old school décor and set up of the room was charming and cozy, I loved lounging... More 

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Gillette, Wyoming
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place. The staff was nice, hotel was very clean, breakfast was awesome! Great choices for the Buffet. The kids pool was a little too cold, but they enjoyed it anyway! Ice skating was Fun!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

booked this for holiday trip....water was FREEZING..too cold for the adults to enter....when the attendants are wearing t-shirts and a long sleeve jacket with long pants in a water park you know it is COLD.

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Minnesota
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14 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked three rooms for our family. Were told two rooms were just a door apart when in actuality they were a long hallway apart (we were in the historic section, the other rooms were not). My son-on-law called and asked to be moved. Which they agreed to do, but did not tell them the room they were moving to... More 

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

not-naturally-red- Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at the Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel. First, let me apologize for any inconvenience you experienced in parking and vouchers not being properly explained to you upon check-in. I will be sure to share your comments with the reception team to ensure they understand the impact it can... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I just got back from celebrating our anniversary at the Depot. We had a lovely suite, complete with dining room, whirlpool bath, two flat screen TVs, and the most comfortable bed of all time. From the time we arrived to when we left, everything was perfect. The hotel is so unique; statues that celebrate its railway history... More 

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

Danielle S- Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at the Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel. I am so happy that we were able to help you and your partner celebrate such a special occassion and I'm thrilled to hear you two will be back in the future. We truly love hosting couples and families that... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We wanted to see Minneapolis and walk around the sites. Downtown is great to explore walking or on bikes. We pushed my mom all over in a wheelchair the hotel loaned us. This was a great hotel because of the location...walk to the Mississippi, restaurants, etc. Very close to the sculpture park and other great sites by car. The staff... More 

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

Beth S- Thank you so much for your feedback regarding your recent stay at the Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel. I am so happy to hear you and your family enjoyed your visit with us. I am sorry to hear that the housekeeper that serviced your room did not empty your ice bucket or refill your coffee. As a fellow caffeine-lover,... More 

Madison, WI
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I have stayed here many, many times for business travel and am always incredibly disappointed when it's booked up and I don't get to stay here on my trips to Minneapolis! I would absolutely stay here for personal travel as well. Good location to walk to various restaurants, bars, and some sights. Sure, it's a pretty standard Marriott - maybe... More 

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

RoxyRMR- Thank you for taking the time to review your time with us at the Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel. It's great to hear you are a frequent guest and I'm glad you've been able to experience some of the different room types we have to offer. I apologize for the cold meals you've experienced and for the comments made by... More 

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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I chose the Renaissance based on other great experiences with the brand. This one didn't really hold up to it though property wise. I have to agree with another reviewer that states "this one is tough to review because you want to give it high marks but can't". I understand it's a converted station but the room feel wasn't any... More 

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

DestressedA- Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I'm sorry to hear that we did not live up to your standards as a Renaissance brand but I am happy to hear that you encountered friendly staff on your visit. We are in the process of scheduling a renovation and I hope that you will have... 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*
Number of rooms: 225
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Also Known As:
Renaissance Minneapolis
The Depot Minneapolis Renaissance Hotel
Minneapolis Renaissance
Hotel Style:
#12 Family Hotel in Minneapolis
#19 Romantic Hotel in Minneapolis
#20 Business Hotel in Minneapolis

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