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Le Meridien Chambers Minneapolis
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   901 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403 (Downtown)   |  
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Chicago, IL
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19 hotel reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Cool Rooms”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Nice place, not cookie-cutter. Great location. We were there for a wedding and it was a nice set-up. Rooms spacious and cutting edge. Service was adequate, not memorable. Room service dishes on tray were left in hall for two days of our stay, no one picking it up despite maids coming and going. But all in all, a nice place I would recommend and would stay in again.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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WMpls-Foshay, Guest Relations Manager at Le Meridien Chambers Minneapolis, responded to this review, November 25, 2012
Hello LRK,
Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with the Trip Advisor community! I appreciate the time and effort it takes to write such reviews and it's my pleasure to respond. I am grateful that you had a wonderful overall experience however I am extremely apologetic that you witnessed tray service being left in the hallway for a prolonged period of time. I can assure you that I am directly addressing this situation to prevent it from occurring again.

Safe Travels and Happy Holidays,
Le Méridien Chambers
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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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Tucson, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

This hotel is geared towards 20-35-year-olds, in my opinion. Great downtown location with a parking garage next door which only costs $5 per night. Very comfortable bed, large rooms, modern and artsy decor, fun little art gallery downstairs, great courtyard lounge. Good service. Restaurant was fine. Both times we have stayed, however (summer), hotel was booked for weddings and graduations, and it was loud, mostly from people staying up all night and talking in the hallways/slamming doors.

Room Tip: Ask if there are any large events such as weddings or graduations booked for when you stay.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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WMpls-Foshay, Creative Guest Services at Le Meridien Chambers Minneapolis, responded to this review, November 25, 2012
Hello Toe851,

Thank you for sharing your experience at Le Méridien Chambers. We do apologize for your mediocre stay. Due to Le Meriden’s location and being that of a hotel, groups for various occasions (weddings, graduations, work events etc.) have the opportunity to book at our hotel. Le Méridien Chambers offers event space where many of these celebrations can take place. The summer season generally tends to be a period of time for heightened activity of such events and we strive for everyone to have a comfortable yet enjoyable stay. We hope that we have the opportunity to have you in-house in the near future.

Sincerely,
Le Méridien Chambers
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

The rooms are comfortable and minimalist. My suite was very spacious with a couple of original works of art in the main space. The bed was very comfortable and the room service breakfast was above-average, even for a hotel of this caliber. The service was very friendly and attentive. Also, I really enjoyed the neighborhood's restaurants and theaters - it's situated right in the heart of MSP's arts district and an easy biking distance to most sites.

The only downside is that some of the rooms can be noisy. There's a cheesy roof-top lounge across the street.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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WMpls-Foshay, Creative Guest Services at Le Meridien Chambers Minneapolis, responded to this review, November 25, 2012
Hello StateandMain,
We appreciate the time and effort you have put forth on sharing your review with the Trip Advisor Community. We thank you for your well rounded positive review and look forward to welcoming you to Le Méridien Chambers for your next stay!

Best,
Creative Guest Services
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Minneapolis, MN
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

We received a night's stay gift certificate and were very excited to try this hotel. The accommodations were luxurious. Very classic, European, artsy. The gourmet breakfast was nothing short of outstanding. The rainshower showerhead was fantastic. The featherbed made us not want to get up. Once we did, however, we noticed the multiple stains on the sheets and the dream was shattered. Ick. The sheets and pillowcases had old, brown stains. Lots of them. I can't believe the staff didn't notice when preparing the room. The location was perfect. The staff were superb. Hard to walk away without the willies, though, after seeing the bed.

Room Tip: Stay off the loud courtyard unless you want to enjoy the music until midnight. We had an alley view...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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WMpls-Foshay, Guest Relations Manager at Le Meridien Chambers Minneapolis, responded to this review, November 25, 2012
Hello GretchenB89,
Thank you for taking the time to share your review with the Trip Advisor Community. We personally can't thank you for bringing this matter to our attention, this is unacceptable by any means and we are taking every measure to ensure that this does not happen again.

Best,
Creative Guest Services
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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
27 hotel reviews
Reviews in 51 cities Reviews in 51 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

We had a tough time choosing whether to stay in Minneapolis or St. Paul and we're glad we chose Minneapolis. There's lots to do downtown and it's more vibrant that Minneapolis - though they are so close that with a car, it's easy to get between them.

This hotel is quite modern but the beds are soooo comfortable that I'll admit I wanted to stay in bed instead of sight-seeing! Shower was very cool and there is plenty of storage space in the room! Valet parking is expensive but the convenience is worth as downtown parking is tricky.

Room Tip: I'd pick rooms that are away from the elevators as that's where the action tends to be. We s...
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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WMpls-Foshay, Creative Guest Services at Le Meridien Chambers Minneapolis, responded to this review, November 25, 2012
Hello dkFiona!
Thank you so much for the positive review! We appreciate the feedback from our guests and look to learn from all guests experiences at Le Méridien Chambers. We hope we offered you a new perspective!

Sincerely,
Creative Guest Services
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Ely, Minnesota
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
24 hotel reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Nice hotel with friendly staff. An elderly women desk clerk needs some remedial training. Bell staff great. Booked a one bedroom suite and it wasn't. They called it an executive suite. We would return as the location is great for theater and shopping. We were there for a wedding and the venue could not have been better. The catering was very good, flawless

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 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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WMpls-Foshay, Creative Guest Services at Le Meridien Chambers Minneapolis, responded to this review, September 16, 2012
Blacklake,
Thank you for taking the time to share your Le Méridien experience with the Trip Advisor community. It’s good to know that you had a wonderful wedding experience which Le Méridien is known for by providing such a beautiful backdrop for such a special occasion.
Our apologies that there was a misunderstanding of your executive suite; do to the layout of this particular suite not having a separate sleeping quarters, we want to make sure that Le Méridien is not classifying or communicating this as a 1 bedroom suite. We will definitely look into this and make sure that our verbiage is clear across all booking platforms and associates moving forward.
Thank you again for helping us continue to provide outstanding experiences at Le Méridien Chambers Minneapolis. See you soon.

Best,

Le Méridien Chambers
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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

The prime location of the hotel and the size, cleanliness, and layout of the luxury suites is what would bring me back to this venue. The floor to ceiling windows on the street side provided amazing views of the rooftop activity at the clubs across the street.

That being said, it was very noisy until 2pm each evening - but we were out until almost that time each night anyway so didn't mind. Leave the curtains open for the maximum downtown experience at night - the lights, sights, and sounds are energizing!

Rooms along Hennepin Ave or 9th are likely more noisy than rooms inside the courtyard.

The rain shower and large tub was wonderful. Valet parking was easy. Getting around town on the bicycle cabs is way more fun than using car cabs.

Room Tip: Ask for higher floors for reduced street noise. Late night noise is substantial from the clubs acro...
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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WMpls-Foshay, Creative Guest Services at Le Meridien Chambers Minneapolis, responded to this review, September 16, 2012
Hello Mkwayne,
Thank you for taking the time to submit a review from your recent Le Méridien experience. It was my pleasure to read your review which I’d be delighted to share with my Le Méridien associates. I am glad that you enjoyed our Luxury Suites which are unique and very special to us! I hope you continue to have a wonderful September and hopefully we will see you in-house in the near feature!

Cheers to a new perspective,
Creative Guest Services
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Address: 901 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Minneapolis > Downtown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Minneapolis
#4 Romantic Hotel in Minneapolis
#10 Business Hotel in Minneapolis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Le Meridien Chambers Minneapolis 4*
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Le Meridien Chambers Minneapolis is the country's first luxury art hotel. We have 60 guest rooms on 5 floors of 2 historic buildings and offer guests free admission to Walker Art Center. ... more   less 
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