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BEST WESTERN PLUS The Normandy Inn & Suites

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405 South 8th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New London, Minnesota
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Somehow the Normandy has managed what no others have - at least in my experience. They've kept this place old school but very classy, clean and you wanting to return. The lobby, bar, restaurant, even pool, etc.'s aren't dated but rather leave you feeling like Frank, Dean or Sammy might just show up. The best part though is the rooms.... More 

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Schofield, United States
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel had a musty smell. Gave the feeling we were staying in an old place. Restaurant had a foul order, not very appetizing. Room was clean & beds were good. Not much of a selection as far as TV channels.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel was located conveniently downtown, not too far from the airport or Mall of America. The lobby is well decorated and the pool and hot tub are very nice. Loved the seating area around the pool. The rooms were a bit on the small side. I got the 1 bedroom king suite. It was average, since the furniture looked... More 

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Jeff J, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Normandy Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for selecting Best Western Plus The Normandy Inn & Suites on your latest visit to beautiful downtown Minneapolis! We appreciate your positive comments about our convenient location, beautiful lobby, newly renovated pool atrium and comfortable beds! We also appreciate your feedback about the smell that you encountered and be assured that we are taking care of the issue.... More 

Sidney, Montana
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed 3 nights (8/30-9/2). Rate was very nice because I am a Best Western employee, and the hotel is located at a pretty nice location down town. We had a rollaway for the entire stay, but when we called down front desk neglected to tell us that they were also charging us $15 per night for it so we talked... More 

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Jeff J, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Normandy Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for selecting Best Western Plus The Normandy Inn & Suites on your latest visit to beautiful downtown Minneapolis! We appreciate your positive comments about our centralized location, reasonable rates and freshly baked cookies and milk! I apologize for the miscommunication about the rollaway charges but I am happy to hear that it was resolved. We hope you get... More 

Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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83 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My friends & I stayed here the night before a concert at Target Field. We were able to check in early and when we asked for rooms close together, we were given adjoining rooms (bonus!). Once ready, we met at the bar downstairs and decided to walk to Target Field, 6 or 8 blocks with a dinner and drink stop... More 

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Jeff J, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Normandy Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for selecting Best Western Plus The Normandy Inn & Suites on your latest visit to beautiful downtown Minneapolis! We appreciate your positive comments about our accommodating front desk staff, convenient location, comfortable beds and fantastic Normandy Kitchen Café & Bar! For our guestrooms we have upgraded our pillows to Pacific Coast "touch of down" and purchased brand new... More 

New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Convenient to downtown. Friendly staff except for one brusque young man. Before I posted this I read quite a few of the other reviews to see if any others mentioned the musty smell. We found it overwhelming as soon as we entered from the parking lot. I thought it was because we were located in the section where the pool... More 

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Jeff J, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Normandy Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for selecting Best Western Plus The Normandy Inn & Suites on your latest visit to beautiful downtown Minneapolis! We appreciate your feedback and our management team will do everything within our power to ensure we correct the issues you encountered. We are pleased you enjoyed our centralized location and friendly front desk staff and hope you have a... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Reasonable price for a downtown Minneapolis hotel. Beautiful architecture. Comfortable beds. You pay an additional $8 for parking. My check in experience could have been better. The young man behind the counter lacked personality and was far too serious.

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Jeff J, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Normandy Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for selecting Best Western Plus The Normandy Inn & Suites on your latest visit to beautiful downtown Minneapolis! We appreciate your 5 star review and positive comments about our reasonable rates, beautiful architecture, comfortable beds and convenient parking! Thank you for the feedback on one of our front desk staff members as I will be sure to share... More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a gem of a place to stay. We'd stay there again. The room was clean, very quiet, and had free osmosis-filtered water available. We were new to the area, so we had questions about restaurants, Guthrie Theater, etc.The desk staff were friendly, knowledgeable, and very helpful. They even offered shuttle service to the Guthrie Theater that was very... More 

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Jeff J, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Normandy Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for selecting Best Western Plus The Normandy Inn & Suites on your latest visit to beautiful downtown Minneapolis! We appreciate your 5 star review and positive comments about our clean and comfortable guestrooms, filtered water machines, knowledgeable front desk staff, complimentary shuttle service and fantastic location! We hope you get a chance in the near future to visit... More 

Santa Clarita, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel has it's own restaurant with good food and drink. The rooms were very comfortable and accessible. Ice and filtered water were easily available. There was a guest laundry room where you could do your own laundry, a real plus for us since we were on a two week vacation. The fitness room was next to the laundry room!... More 

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Jeff J, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Normandy Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for selecting Best Western Plus The Normandy Inn & Suites on your latest visit to beautiful downtown Minneapolis! We appreciate your 5 star review and positive comments about our comfortable guestrooms, filtered water machines, guest laundry, newly renovated fitness center and pool atrium, centralized location, complimentary shuttle service and fantastic Normandy Kitchen Café & Bar! We hope you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is amazing. As an architecture major, the design and feel of this hotel was great. The rooms were clean and the beds were so comfortable! I slept like a baby. Not to mention the decent price for a chain hotel in downtown Minneapolis. I would have given this a 5 star rating but I thought it was a... More 

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Jeff J, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Normandy Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for selecting Best Western Plus The Normandy Inn & Suites on your latest visit to beautiful downtown Minneapolis! We appreciate you taking the time to review our property and sharing your comments about our unique design, high cleanliness standards, comfortable beds and great value! Our $8 fee for in and out access to our parking lot is the... More 

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