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“Good Value” 4 of 5 stars
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Snelling Motel
5346 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55417   |  
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Ranked #36 of 48 Hotels in Minneapolis
Columbus, Ohio
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“Good Value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This motel is a little outdated. It was a great value. Room was clean and comfortable. It's also very convenient if you need public transportation. Room size was good and everything worked good. Good location in a quiet area.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I grew up in the Twin Cities, where my grandmother was the only person I knew to rely solely on public transportation to get around during the week. What a difference the lightrail makes! We've really got it all, now. Great location, pleasant place, nice people: The Snelling Motel, Spring 2014.

Stayed April 2014
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Mpls
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

This place is nothing short of perfect. Went here during one of the most stressful times of my life and got absolutely everything I needed. I'd stay here over the ritz any f* day of the week. Snelling Motel, don't ever change.
Love,
Andy

  • Stayed May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Walcott, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

I'm not a fan of the motels where you haul your suitcases through the lobby, then a quarter mile down an interior hallway to your room. And you pay well over $100 a night for the privilege. I prefer the moderately priced motels where the doorway of your room opens onto the parking lot, and your car is just 10 feet away.

That's what I love about the Snelling Motel, 5346 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, Minn. 55417, phone (612) 721-4841. You park right outside your room, and rates are reasonable. We paid a total of $160, tax included, for a recent two-night stay in a comfortable room with one queen-size bed.

I'm sure many of its customers stay at the Snelling because of its proximity to nearby Fort Snelling and a Veterans Administration hospital. But we like it because it's close to some relatives we visit regularly in south Minneapolis.

The Snelling (snellingmotel.8m.com), which appears to been built in the 1940s or so, is well-maintained and clean. There are 32 air-conditioned units, and each has an in-room refrigerator and microwave oven, phone, free Wi-Fi and cable TV. There are both smoking and non-smoking rooms.

The light rail system is very close and offers access to the airport, sports arenas and the Mall of America.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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San Antonio, Texas
1 review
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights while we lined up a job in Minneapolis. It's located right next to HWY 55 and one Block away from Blue Line (Metro Train ) Stop. The room was priced very reasonably and the room was nicer than we expected. There was nothing particularly magical about the place but everything was in order and I was given nothing to complain about. I recommend it.

Location is pretty easy to find, right off of HWY 55 and 54th Street East. Pretty close to Minnehaha Parks and Falls, MOA(Mall of America) and the MSP airport .

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Bakersfield, California
1 review
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

This is a small Motel in MINNEAPOLIS, MN but it sure delivers a great value for the price. We use a coupon rate per night and it was just what I expected. No frills, but comfortable and clean. The rooms were spacious. The staff at the Motel were very friendly and helpful.

I would definitely choose this Motel again for an inexpensive stay in the Twin Cities metro area. This Motel is within about 3 mins of the Minneapolis airport, Mall of America,Downtown Minneapolis, etc. Very convenient location at a great price.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Just got back after a 2 day stay. Very impressed with this motel. Great value. Very clean and quite. Beds were comfortable.Very friendly and helpful staff. Would definately stay again! Nice location close to MSP Airport and Downtown Minneapolis. If you are looking for a place to stay and don't need luxury this will do the trick. We stayed in a one King room. It has a fridge and a microwave which was a plus.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 5346 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55417
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Minneapolis
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Ranked #36 of 48 Hotels in Minneapolis
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Number of rooms: 32
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