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Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here while visiting Minneapolis for the first time! Check in was fast and we were able to check in at 11am which made us really happy!! We were given a room on the Mezzaine level and really liked it. It was quiet and away from the lobby. The room was also newly updated and refreshed. The beds were great... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I find myself wishing there was a rating option between average and very good as i feel that would better describe my experience here. The rooms and bed were comfy enough. The room wasn't huge but the layout allowed one to move around enough. The tv, however, was on the side of the bed so that to watch it you... More 

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Oshkosh
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On my reservation we booked 4 guests into a guest room, 1 king or 2 queens. Somewhere along the line the ball was dropped and we were put into a king room instead of a double. The woman clerk helping me check in was nice and said how sorry she was then the man behind the counter snapped on me... More 

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Taylor S, Manager at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

Dear Melissa, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. I sincerely apologize for the misunderstanding with your reservation, and that you did not enjoy the look of our new rooms. Unfortunately it seems that they were not very clear during the time of booking. "One king or two queens" means that a specific room type has not... More 

Lombard, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I attended a two day meeting at this hotel. The lobby is rather small. But the meeting space was nice and easy to hear the speakers which isn't always true. The building itself is very cool and used to be a train depot. The hotel is decorated with train stuff everywhere. It has a very upscale feel to the whole... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night here on my way to Chicago. The hotel is built in a former bank, and they have chosen to keep some of the old bank fixtures, such as the vault door, and the alarm box. It creates an interesting lobby environment. Traffic flow outside the door is problematic. There is a driveway -- almost an alley --... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an interesting place to stay. However, I do have a few nits to pick. 1. Not everyone likes big fat hard pillows. There were 8 pillows in the room, couldn't at least one of them been thin and fluffy? 2. Being a history buff, I booked this hotel because it was the old train station. But my room... More 

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Hugo, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just spent the night at the depot on Sunday night. Had a great stay in one of the historic suites. Room was clean, quiet, and quite large. Although there was construction noise in the morning, but hey, minneapolis is under construction in that area and it is just a fact of life. Can't blame the hotel on that one. Had... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stay at the hotel recently with friends to attend a concert and this was our first time staying at the hotel. We found the entrance okay but it was filled with cars and no identified room to park for check in. (granted there may be better places to park on the other side of the hotel but again this was... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were responsible for putting on a national meeting for a group including about 100 people over the July 4th weekend in 2016. We chose the Depot Hotel due to its awesome old train passenger reception lobby that doubled as the meeting room for the event, as well as the choice of vintage early 1900's rooms or... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the rooms. Refurbed quite recently. Great Grohe black shower and great bed and furniture. We were lucky and had a extra large room 532 on the end of the corridor. Staff very friendly, Joseph on the front desk took time to recommend places to go and great eating places. They have large but cost bar with a quiet outdoor... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Charley’s Grill
Charley’s Grill
Cuisines: American
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel is the perfect blend of history and style. We are located in downtown Minneapolis' Historic Mill District on the banks of the Mississippi River yet close to Nicollet Mall, popular local dining, sports venues, theater the riverfront area. Discover something new and exciting at our Renaissance Hotel. Our hotel has exceptional dining in Charley's Grill or our Stone Arch Bar and Patio. We are also connected to a seasonal indoor ice rink at the Residence Inn by Marriott hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot

Address: 225 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55401-2524 (Formerly The Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel)
Location: United States > Minnesota > Minneapolis > Downtown
Price Range: $169 - $475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot 3.5*
Number of rooms: 225
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Also Known As:
Renaissance Minneapolis
The Depot Minneapolis Renaissance Hotel
Minneapolis Renaissance
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Minneapolis
#20 Romantic Hotel in Minneapolis
#23 Business Hotel in Minneapolis
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