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Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot

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Naples, Florida
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I've stayed at the depot a few times since they renovated the rooms and let me be the first to say that everything here is top notch! It has maintained its prominence as one of the most historic and iconic staples of downtown Minneapolis while tastefully updating the guest rooms to a modern feel without overdoing it. I stay in...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I've probably attended 20 charity events at The Depot over the past 19 years and they consistently do a good job, if not spectacular. I'm not a huge fan of the large hall (the old train depot itself) especially if the event doesn't fill the entire space. On he other hand, I really enjoy the atmosphere in the smaller rooms...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am thrilled with the renovations so far. Rooms are sleek and modern with the same comforts as before . I love that you can login from Netflix on the tv. Lounge was closed as we were here during the holidays but if you have gold or platinum access is free and so is breakfast .

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Jamie L, Guest Relations Manager at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

Dear Michael A Thank you so much for the great review! We appreciate you feedback and cannot wait for you to return to see our completion. Whenever your travels bring you back to Minneapolis, we hope you choose to stay with us again. All my best Jamie

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was being renovated while we were there. The lobby is a bit of a mess. We stayed in a renovated room. It was small but clean. The beds were very comfy. The price was affordable. The staff was nice. It will be interesting to see after the renovations are done.

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

Dear "The K", Thank you for your kind words about the hotel and staff. I apologize if the renovation of our lobby caused you any inconvenience. The great news is we should be completed with this process in the next couple of months! Please feel free to reach out to me directly with any questions or concerns. Sincerely, Taylor Stille...

Primghar, Iowa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for a great price in a block of rooms for a semi-pro football game. The hotel has valet parking, wonderful. A little pricey, but so worth it. The valet team is very good. Even went and retrieved my car to put some things inside it and then took it back to valet, all with a smile. The...

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West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No hot water to shower with...reported it...nothing was done...reported again at ck out..nothing done again...and in addition to my initial charge of 110.02...another 68 and change was charged to my card at ck in, which needs refunded. All I wanted on my birthday was a hot bath...had to wash my hair over the tub with ice cold water...and wash up...

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

Dear chrystal4224, I sincerely apologize for the challenges you faced with the water temperature, I understand how frustrating that must have been. Please feel free to reach out to me directly so I can look into your reservation and address the mischarges you have mentioned as well. Sincerely, Taylor Stille Front Desk Manager TStille@RenMinneapolis.com

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here on business several times. The hotel has a funky vibe which I liked but didn't feel it was worth the higher price point compared to other hotels in the area. Also thought the rooms felt a little outdated.

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Jamie L, Guest Relations Manager at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

Hello Missy80999 Thank you for your loyalty with our hotel! I hope you get to come back and stay with us again soon, so you can experience our newly renovated guest rooms, I must admit they are just gorgeous! The next time your travels bring you to Minneapolis, hopefully you will stay with us again to see all the great...

Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

I was just at the hotel last week for a business trip to Minneapolis, and I will be traveling back to the city about once a month now. My first impressions were not fantastic, but the stay ended up being nice. When I checked in, I was told that the room type I booked was not available (Club level king)....

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Rochester, Minnesota
Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

From the moment we checked in, had our car parked, and went to our amazing historic suite I was IN LOVE with this place! The room was spacious for my 2 teenagers and myself, a spot for each of us to hang out...kitchen table, couch, cozy sitting room, so nice. Friday night was quiet with room service and the food...

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Jamie L, Guest Relations Manager at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

Dear LadyHostess Thank you again for your feedback! I am so happy to hear that you were able to connect with Jose and that resolution was found. We are very excited to give you a true Renaissance Minneapolis experience! All my best Jamie

San Jose
Reviewed December 6, 2016

There is a lot of street noise from my room. The sheets and bedding are not luxurious by any stretch of the imagination. I am talking 200 TC and yes I checked the tag on the sheets to confirm. They really just don't feel like high quality linens. The worse part is te bathroom smells like cigarette smoke. It at...

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

Dear lumi_gal, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback regarding your recent stay. I sincerely apologize for your disappointment in the state of the room and the linen quality. Please feel free to reach out to me directly so that I can look into your reservation to ensure these issues are corrected immediately. I look forward to...

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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, Bar, Pub
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
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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: $124 - $373 (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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“As for a room away from the street noise”
 of 5 bubbles lumi_gal, Dec 6, 2016 | Read review
“confirm with the desk prior to arrival on the bed arrangements to make sure you are getting what you signed up for”
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“Excellent location mid city”
 of 5 bubbles Wiscostef, Nov 14, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the quaint original suites for a romantic getaway...”
 of 5 bubbles artairman, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
“High Floors are the best. Stay clear of rooms near the roof AC Unit.”
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