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Holiday Inn Express Minneapolis Downtown (Convention Center)
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   225 South 11th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403 (Downtown)   |  
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Ranked #27 of 49 hotels in Minneapolis
Omaha, Nebraska
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great Hotel!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Great Hotel! We were in town for my brothers wedding. Close to everywhere we needed to be! The rooms was clean and the bed was very comfortable! Also loved that the pillows were labeled firm and soft! Breakfast was good and the pool and hot tub were great to relax in at the end of some long days! I was a little concerned with other reviews about the parking but the parking lot is directly across the street and very convenient. I assume if I am staying at a hotel downtown where parking is limited that I will be paying. There is an area for dropping off luggage right in front of the hotel.
Overall a great hotel for a good price! Thanks to all the staff. You were very helpful with everything we needed!

  • Stayed September 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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HIEXPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Minneapolis Downtown (Convention Center), responded to this review, September 11, 2013
Thank you for reviewing your stay with us! We are happy to hear that you had a great stay. It sounds like everything went well for you all around. Thank you for all of the compliments!

We hope to have you back with us soon,

Natasha F.
Public Relations Manager
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Downtown Minneapolis Convention Center
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
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Neenah, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We have stayed here before on a college visit. This time we were dropping off the college student. The room was clean. The breakfast was good. The location is wonderful. A short walk to just about everything downtown. We had to park in the lot across the street this time due to full hotel lot but that did not stop us. We would stay here again.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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HIEXPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Minneapolis Downtown (Convention Center), responded to this review, September 11, 2013
Thank you for your comments! We enjoy being within walking, or short driving distance to many of the local colleges. We also have special discounted rates with many of them! It is so nice to hear that you had a pleasant stay with us.

Please come back any time,

Natasha F.
Public Relations Manager
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Downtown Minneapolis Convention Center
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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

This hotel is close to the convention center and major transit in Minneapolis. Good for kids and family. The rooms are clean and nicely decorated. The pool needs to be warmer....but other than that it is well worth the money.

Room Tip: Bus no. 10 will take you from the the hotel to the train and that will get you to Mall of America...
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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HIEXPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Minneapolis Downtown (Convention Center), responded to this review, September 11, 2013
Thank you for your feedback! We are glad that you found our location and rooms to be to your liking. We will definitely double check our pool temperature to make sure it is staying nice and warm for our guests.

We hope to have you back soon,

Natasha F.
Public Relations Manager
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Downtown Minneapolis Convention Center
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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Just returned from a long weekend in Minneapolis. For the price, the location was great.... We were in town to see the Chicago White Sox play the Twins, so we wanted to stay somewhere that was walkable to Target Field, restaurants, bars and transportation at a reasonable price. We got it all! The room was clean and comfortable. Staff was very nice and helpful and breakfast was very good. It had a nice variety of hot and cold foods and for free, you can't complain! The entire area was safe to walk and not overly crowded. Would stay there again and highly recommend it.

  • Stayed August 2013, 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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HIEXPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Minneapolis Downtown (Convention Center), responded to this review, September 11, 2013
Thank you for the nice review! It is nice to know that you were able to enjoy walking the 10-15 minutes to Target Field for a ball game and other fun. We are so glad that you had such a great stay with us!

Thank you for recommending us,

Natasha F.
Public Relations Manager
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Downtown Minneapolis Convention Center
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Minneapolis
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Room was very clean. Hot breakfast was different every day. Walking distance to bars,restaurants,shopping,and sculpture garden and park. Walking distance to Target Field. Not on a busy downtown street.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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HIEXPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Minneapolis Downtown (Convention Center), responded to this review, September 11, 2013
Thank you for leaving us comments! We take pride in our rooms being very clean. We are pleased that you enjoyed breakfast, as well as our great location!


We hope to have you back soon,

Natasha F.
Public Relations Manager
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Downtown Minneapolis Convention Center
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Lakeville
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99 reviews 99 reviews
34 hotel reviews
Reviews in 56 cities Reviews in 56 cities
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

The hotel is nice with good amenities. Most desk staff were friendly except for a early morning guy who was less than enthusiastic about his job. Checking out with this guy kind of puts a damper on an otherwise good stay at this hotel. Room was clean and needed only minor repair like a broken tile and some loose wallpaper in the bathroom. Lobby was nice and breakfast was tasty and ample. Parking is tight in the lot next door for $15 per night, but you do have in and out privileges.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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HIEXPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Minneapolis Downtown (Convention Center), responded to this review, September 11, 2013
Thank you for your feedback! We apologize that the early morning seemed to have gotten to a member of our staff. We really are happy that you chose to stay with us. Thank you for mentioning the needed repairs so we can keep an eye out for them! We are glad that you a generally nice stay.

We certainly hope you will choose us again the next time you visit Minneapolis,

Natasha F.
Public Relations Manager
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Downtown Minneapolis Convention Center
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Dilworth, Minnesota, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I was pleasantly surprised by this hotel. We needed a "last minute" hotel for the weekend and wanted to stay downtown. This hotel isn't as close to things like Target Field but it's close enough to walk or get one of the taxi bikes to give you a ride. From the outside the hotel looks very plain, but the rooms are kept very nice and the hotel staff is very pleasant. I suggest getting on their "points" membership program because you get a treat upon your check-in.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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HIEXPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Minneapolis Downtown (Convention Center), responded to this review, September 11, 2013
Thank you for leaving us a nice review! We definitely agree with your tips like utilizing bike taxis and joining IHG Rewards Club for free. Not only do IHG hotels oftentimes have special treats for Rewards Club members at check in, you also gain points towards free night stays! We are happy that you found the staff and our rooms to be pleasant.

We hope you remember us the next time you're looking for a "last minute" room,

Natasha F.
Public Relations Manager
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Downtown Minneapolis Convention Center
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Address: 225 South 11th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Minneapolis > Downtown
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#22 Business Hotel in Minneapolis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Minneapolis Downtown (Convention Center) 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Smoke-Free Hotel that was renovated Fall 2009! Great value! Free full breakfast, internet and WiFi! Credit card and ID are required at the time of check in. Funds must be open on the credit card. No checks are accepted. The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites is conveniently located in downtown Minneapolis, the closest hotel to the Minneapolis Convention Center and only footsteps from Nicollet Mall, featuring shopping, restaurants, and entertainment. We are also near the city's major attractions, including: Target Center, Orpheum and State Theater, Metrodome Stadium, New Twin’s Stadium, Walker Art Center, Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis Art Institute and the University of Minnesota, and our hotel is easily accessible from the freeway. Near Target Headquarters, Ameriprise Headquarters, Valspar, Graco, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Hennepin County Medical. ... more   less 
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