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The Commons Hotel

3.5 of 5 615 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414 (Formerly University Hotel Minneapolis)
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Berlin, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a beautifully appointed hotel in all areas, especially the lobby and rooms and very conveniently located right on the light rail. The restaurant was excellent although breakfast is slightly overpriced. A hot and swimming pool would make it a perfect place to stay. One can use the university rec center next door for swimming and workouts but there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My sisters and I recently stayed the The Commons during a trip to Minneapolis to celebrate my birthday. The topic of my birthday came up as Beth, in Guest Services was getting us checked in and answering our many questions about arranging transportation and eating in Minneapolis. We left the hotel to grab lunch and when we returned to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My whole family stayed here for my cousins wedding. The hotel was beautiful, very clean and I loved the modern design in the rooms. The colors were perfect with the old theme of the building. Staff was very friendly and the Beacon was tasty. Made it easy for all of us to get together at different points in the day.... More 

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Clear Lake, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in The Commons Hotel one night a week for the past three months. Every staff member was most helpful, lobby atmosphere wonderful, rooms very comfortable, meals tasty and generous. Front desk staff were friendly and professional-- Mohammad, Trinity, Josh and the amazing Alex helped make our stays wonderful. Room service wait staff were great, too. Great place to... More 

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Jerrod S, Director of Rooms at The Commons Hotel, responded to this review

Raekatherine, These are the reviews we live for! Thank you for taking the time to share your memorable experience and for the great 5 star review of the Commons Hotel. We can’t tell you how important this type of guest feedback is to everyone here. It drives us to a whole new level and the team here takes immense pride... More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt welcome as soon as I arrived. All the staff was very professional and helpful. I especially received excellent service from Mohammad at the front desk. He was genuine, friendly and paid attention to details. The valet staff was also exceptional and had great recommendations and service. The hotel rooms were cozy and clean. I definitely recommend this hotel!... More 

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Robert M, Thanks for such a great review of the Commons Hotel! It will be our pleasure to share this with Joe, Travis, Jason and Tony! They live for this type of feedback. If I am this excited to share it with them I know they will be just as excited to see it for themselves. Thank you for taking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our stay was for medical appointments, but we had nightly adventures to local theatre. A shuttle service w/in 5 miles is offered. It was extreamly timely and effeciant. Kudos to the driving staff of joe, travis, Jason and Tony ...great job!!

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Jerrod S, Director of Rooms at The Commons Hotel, responded to this review

Robert M, Thanks for such a great review of the Commons Hotel! It will be our pleasure to share this with Joe, Travis, Jason and Tony! They live for this type of feedback. If I am this excited to share it with them I know they will be just as excited to see it for themselves. Thank you for taking... More 

Hanover, New Hampshire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time staying at The Commons, and I had a great experience. It definitely lives up to its great TripAdvisor ranking (currently #2 in Minneapolis). The hotel is right on the University of Minnesota campus, just steps away from a number of good restaurants (I enjoyed both Bun Mi Sandwiches and Abdul's Afandy) and adjacent to the... More 

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Jerrod S, Director of Rooms at The Commons Hotel, responded to this review

Gchallen, Thank you for sharing your great experience and for the fantastic 5 star review. We are very pleased to hear that you were able to experience so much while staying with us. You certainly hit a few of our favorite places to grab a quick bite to eat, including the very popular Starbucks that we have right here on... More 

Independence, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our third time staying at The Commons. We had 30 rooms for our Synchronized Figure Skating teams competing in the Maple Woods Synchro competition. The Commons was wonderful in arranging our block and helping the skating families make their reservations. Check in was a breeze!! After 10 hours on a team bus the last thing we want to... More 

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Jerrod S, Director of Rooms at The Commons Hotel, responded to this review

Gina D, Wow! Thank you for the great 5 star review and for sharing your outstanding experience. We were thrilled to read this review and it will be even more exciting to share it with our entire team. We can’t thank you enough for the opportunity and the fantastic return business. This is what we love to hear from our... More 

Berkeley, California
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238 reviews 238 reviews
36 hotel reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed here twice; first time there was lots of construction going on and that soured me on the place to some extent. This time around the early morning construction noise is gone and we are left with a very pleasant, warm, and cozy hotel with a "varsity" feeling to it (i.e. decorated with old school photos of college sports,... More 

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Jerrod S, Director of Rooms at The Commons Hotel, responded to this review

Retinol13, Thank you for your candid review of the Commons Hotel and for taking the time to write. No guest issue is a ridiculously minor issue. We truly appreciate all guest feedback and allows us to better our product, property and services. We want our guests to be assured that we are listening and receptive to all guest issues and... More 

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13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience here! It is only a couple blocks from the Barn (home of Gopher basketball). The room was modern with high end amenities. Parking was conveniently located just outside the entrance for only $15. I reserved my room on Priceline and got a great deal. There are a plethora of restaurant choices just around the corner, including a Starbucks.... More 

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Jerrod S, Director of Rooms at The Commons Hotel, responded to this review

Stevenreallife, Thank for the great 5 star review of the Commons Hotel and for taking the time to share your experience. We are very glad to hear that you had such a great experience while staying with us. We hope you have a chance to visit again for more Gopher Basketball games. When thinking about that next stay, we would... More 

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Address: 615 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414 (Formerly University Hotel Minneapolis)
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Minneapolis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Commons Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 304
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Also Known As:
Radisson Minneapolis
Minneapolis Radisson
Radisson University Hotel Minneapolis
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Minneapolis
#2 Business Hotel in Minneapolis
#5 Green Hotel in Minneapolis
#7 Romantic Hotel in Minneapolis

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