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5346 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55417-2329
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#45 of 60 hotels in Minneapolis

Finding an ideal budget friendly motel in Minneapolis does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Snelling Motel, a nice option for travelers like you.

Free wifi is offered to guests, and rooms at Snelling Motel offer air conditioning and a refrigerator.

During your stay, take advantage of some of the amenities offered, including a 24 hour front desk. For travelers arriving by car, free parking is available.

Close to some of Minneapolis' most popular landmarks, such as Purple Rain House (2.7 mi) and Danish American Center (2.9 mi), Snelling Motel is a great destination for tourists.

Travelers looking for barbeque restaurants can head to Cap's Grille or Ted Cook's 19th Hole Bar-B-Que.

If you are interested in exploring Minneapolis, check out one of the gardens, such as Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, Lake Harriet Rose Garden, and Lyndale Park Rose Garden.

Snelling Motel puts the best of Minneapolis at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Vending machine
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
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Air conditioning
Clothes rack
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Shannon H wrote a review Sep 2020
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They tell u u cant have guests most people come to town to visit people and it says nothing in there rules about guest I was a domestic abuse victim getting shelter the woman there does not need to speak with people at all she's very very rude and she thinks she's superior she's gonna do that to the wrong person in that neighborhood and it's not going to be pretty also the tell people that your not there and dont put there calls through which domestic violence victim I was having the courts and my Advocate calling me all the time and they would tell her not to call so much then they told my boyfriend he couldn't call after 10 p.m. they would not put them through if I am paying for a room I expect to get my phone calls and be able to have visitors as I please this is the worst hotel ever I don't know who they think they are if they can tell you who you can have call you in your room my suggestion if you want yes or any phone calls I mean I guess you got to be a Hobbit to stay there. Just don't stay there it's not worth it
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
J G wrote a review Jul 2019
Iowa City, Iowa35 contributions11 helpful votes
At these prices, one cannot expect too much; but this motel seems to be in search of its identity. Marvelously located on the light rail line and close to the park, relatively easy vehicle access, and overall fairly clean. There are signs that management has made improvements, such as a brand new shower control valve in the room and a new bathroom door. Yet, the entryway is piled full of boxes and bags and lawn care tools; the light switch is filthy, the lamp shade is torn, the new bathroom door has not been finished, and the walls have been patched with the skill of a four year old. Check-in is conducted through bullet-proof glass, but the neighborhood didn't seem that bad-it may be improving since there is a major apartment complex being constructed next door. There was a fridge and microwave in the room. Bed was comfortable and clean, AC worked better than in some expensive hotels. I would probably stay here again since the flaws are mostly cosmetic.
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Date of stay: June 2019
Response from sanjay B, Manager at Snelling Motel
Responded Jul 4, 2019
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JoAn P wrote a review Aug 2018
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we chose the Snelling Motel as it was close to the Minneapolis/StPaul airport. It turned out to be easy to find, quiet, beautifully renovated room. The location is right on the Metro, near a VA hospital, and convenient to route 55. Since the motel is obviously undergoing rennovations, it was not too busy, and we had an easy drive to a lovely restaurant nearby and an easy ride to the airport at 3 am. It is a small motel, so there was not a congestion going in and out of the parking lot.
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Date of stay: August 2018
Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: our second floor room was fine and very nicely appointed
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Mark J wrote a review Aug 2018
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Our room was comfortable, very nice, and the couple at the desk were so friendly and helpful. No extras that we were aware of, but a nice place to stay. Would have enjoyed a continental breakfast but did not see that anywhere.
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Date of stay: August 2018
Trip type: Traveled with family
wolfhollow wrote a review Apr 2018
Pine City100 contributions31 helpful votes
Stayed here while undergoing medical evaluation at the VA which is very close-walking distance. Very clean place with comfortable beds. Absolutely no frills-a basic clean room. We had a flat screen TV-nice-fridge and microwave which worked out fine for us. Our heater would not hold temp but we made it okay. Our room was recently remodeled with new carpet and appears -beds. It still needed touch up paint and some pix or something on the walls. The owners are super nice and very customer focused. No restaurants real close or groceries but its all doable. Again-the place is nice and clean.
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Date of stay: April 2018
Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: top floor on the north side
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Frequently Asked Questions about Snelling Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Snelling Motel?
Nearby attractions include The Escape Game (3.9 miles), Summit Avenue (4.2 miles), and Riverview Theater (2.0 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Snelling Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and a 24 hour front desk.
Which room amenities are available at Snelling Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
Is parking available at Snelling Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Snelling Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Joan's in the Park, Cecil's Delicatessen & Bakery, and George & The Dragon.
Are there any historical sites close to Snelling Motel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Historic Fort Snelling (1.4 miles), Fort Snelling State Park (1.5 miles), and Sibley Historic Site (2.2 miles).