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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Independence, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Berkeley, California
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36 hotel reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our last visit was truly our last visit--my son just graduated from the U. I've stayed at The Commons every time I visited him during his college years. I've had nothing but extreme professionalism, courtesy, cleanliness and great service. It has made my trips even more enjoyable.

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great staff, very nice rooms, great location. Especially inviting was the fire places placed in the lobby as soon as you enter....a very nice welcome when coming in from the Minnesota cold! A number of university-type eateries close by, along with an Appleby's. Within walking distance of stadiums and many university buildings.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the most part, I had an excellent stay here - the hotel is in a great location, with nice, clean, modern rooms, good food in the restaurant, and a nice and welcoming staff. However, I found it disheartening that guests are only allowed 15 free minutes use on the computers in the business center - for patrons that cannot... More 

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Chula Vista, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean and updated hotel, handy right on the university campus. Close to the light rail easy to get downtown. Attached Starbucks was nice and the food and service in the restaurant was good as well. Staff was very friendly and accommodating.

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DULUTH
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has been completely re-done. Comfortable, well appointed rooms. Innovative bath shower design. Excellent location - walking distance to many UM destinations including the TCF Stadium. Easy street parking. Friendly efficient staff. The Beacon restaurant features many regional beers and has an interesting menu. Very enjoyable time!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our sixth time at the hotel and it was quite perfect again. Last two times we were welcome by Brock for the check-in, and again , he is the best ambassador for this hotel .We arrived from Montréal early , and he was able to do an early check-in, very fast ...., with a smile. He suggested us... More 

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

Yves I, Allow us to thank you! We appreciate the outstanding 5 star review of the Commons Hotel and we are thrilled to hear that with all your stays we are still able to knock your socks off. Brock is one of our best ambassadors and we know he will take great pride in that fantastic compliment. As Packers fans... More 

South Dakota
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall we had a pretty good stay at this hotel over the past weekend. There are just a few things that will keep this hotel at a 3-star level. Upon arrival there was no valet staff or bell-staff present at the front door to greet new patrons. After waiting for a while we finally helped ourselves to a luggage cart... More 

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

Eteyemd, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and for your candid review of the Commons Hotel. We thrive off all guest feedback and we want our guests to know that this type of feedback is imperative to our property, product and services. My personal apology to you that you were not greeted by one of our... 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
#6 Romantic Hotel in Minneapolis

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