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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Moab, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Often stay at this place because of its location. It is going through a very nice modernization. (Well overdue). The new rooms look great. Staff is always very friendly. Only issue was lack of business center (which is being re-done)

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Houston, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here the first weekend in August for a wedding, and was disappointed all the way around for the 3 nights/4 days we were there. When we checked in, we were told that there was some work going on in the hotel, but that our assigned room was away from it. That may have been true, but what we... More 

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

Dear TexasWanderer111, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. I sincerely apologize for the various challenges you faced during your recent stay. Please feel free to reach out to me directly and I would be happy to discuss your concerns with you. Sincerely, Taylor Stille Front Desk Manager TStille@RenMinneapolis.com More 

Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a weekend at the Renaissance to celebrate a wedding. We arrived a day before the festivities began. And as Elite Marriott members we asked if there were any upgrades available and were told no since the hotel was booked with 3 weddings over the weekend. Imagine our surprise when some other relatives arrived the next day and they... More 

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

Dear Rhonda S, Thank you for taking the time to provide your helpful feedback about your recent stay and our new rooms. I am so sorry that you did not receive service and that you experienced long wait times for the elevator. One of our elevators is near the end of it's renovation process and should be up and running... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed in a newly renovated suite. The contemporary decor created a tasteful mix of new and old. The peaceful mood of the room created a feeling of tranquility. The hotel is located near the Mississippi River on the the edge of downtown. The breakfast buffet was amazing! We will be back!

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Robert T, Supervisor of Guest Services at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

Dear Moerke, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the brand new stylish look of our guest rooms! Our unique downtown location places us just two blocks away from the Mighty Mississippi in the heart of the iconic Mill District of Minneapolis. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was spectacular! We stayed in what I am assuming was the recently renovated section. They were wonderful, clean and had a modern design. Room was very spacious and had all of the amenities. We were very pleased with the staff. They were very polite and accommodating. Would most definitely stay here again!

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Robert T, Supervisor of Guest Service at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, responded to this review

Dear Wendy A, Thank you so much for the wonderful review! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed the new stylish look and feel of our guest rooms. I can not wait to share your comments with our team. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Renaissance when your travels bring you to the Minneapolis area! 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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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Charley’s Grill
Charley’s Grill
Cuisines: American
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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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: $168 - $426 (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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