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The Commons Hotel

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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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Columbus, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome hotel right in the heart of the U of M campus. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. Not only was the staff was polite and knowledgeable but went above and beyond to make my stay more enjoyable. The complimentary shuttle service was a HUGE convenience and totally unexpected.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Really great place! Decor is so cozy. Didn't mind that it was super cold outside. Good in hotel restaurant was superb for breakfast. Hotel staff very helpful especially Brock & Megan! Can't wait to visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is very conveniently located at the U. of Minnesota campus. Rooms are comfortable and spacious, and the industrial-chic type design of the lobbies is original and charmful. The best thing about the hotel though is its service, attentive and helpful to the point of providing me with an extra charger for my laptop (which I had forgotten home... More 

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Midwest
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151 reviews 151 reviews
34 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay here frequently when doing work at UM. The location can't be beat - as close to campus as you can get, near a handful of decent restaurants, and not too far off the freeway. Rooms are spacious, clean, comfortable, and for the most part quiet (one colleague complained of next-door neighbors who were up late partying). Service is... More 

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Delafield, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently traveled to Minneapolis for a volleyball tournament with my daughter's team. Our group was assigned The Commons Hotel on the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities campus which was right on the new rail line that took us just five blocks from the convention center. The front desk staff was great and more than helpful in accommodating our... More 

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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good property right in the heart of the U of M campus. The Commons also boasts a very good restaurant with a nice selection of locally sourced food and a solid selection of microbrews. It is also on the green light rail line, which makes downtown very convenient.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is well situated near the university. The room was disappointing. The coffee machine is squeezed in under a small bedside table; it barely fits on the table along with the phone. The bathroom had just one bath towel in a room with two beds and no cup, glass or mug of any kind. The receptionist promised personally to... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed here for two nights in connection with a meeting at the University of Minnesota. The hotel is on the edge of the campus and is very convenient. There are quite a few restaurants and student hangouts nearby. The Japanese restaurant across the street is quite good. This hotel used to be a Radisson, and was getting a... More 

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Houston
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several things which make The Commons a nice hotel. First, it has a great location next to the U. The public spaces are nicely designed with many sitting and work areas. The front desk staff was very friendly each time I spoke with them. The major drawback was the price. I really didn't see it as being worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is near the University of Minnesota college campus. You can see the college stadium from it. It has a Starbucks and a Applebee's connected to it. The connection to the train is right out the door and they offered shuttle service up to 5 miles away. It is a warm and friendly atmosphere. The help is very nice... More 

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