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The Commons Hotel

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed June 19, 2016

The Norwegian Explorers held their conference at this hotel this past weekend. Fabulous venue----the people handling the accommodations were wonderful, great catering and everyone was very kind & professional. The hotel itself is beautiful and inviting. Location is spectacular----on the Green Line, bus service and right on the U campus.

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Lodi, Wisconsin
Reviewed June 18, 2016

We recently stayed here while in town for UM Freshman parent/student orientation. The location was just a 5 minute walk to our campus destination so it made for a perfect location. The hotel staff were all very friendly and we especially enjoyed talking with Nick in the restaurant who provided helpful information for future stays and area sporting events. Our...

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed June 15, 2016

With step-children in Minneapolis, have had to spend some time there throughout the years. The Commons was the most convenient and agreeable place we have found. The staff is incredibly helpful and attentive. The junior suite was ideal for us - perfect mattress and linens and totally quiet. The public areas are spacious and immaculate. There is room service as...

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Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed June 12, 2016

If you are going to the University, this university hotel is the perfect mid-range business venue. Otherwise there are better. Keurig coffee but paper cups and no water glasses. Medium roast (2) k-cups provided, dark roast listed as available for purchase $1 but not available at the desk. Bar listed as open until midnight during the week, but closed between...

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East Lansing, United States
Reviewed June 10, 2016

Was here for a conference, but the hotel had nice accommodations and conference spaces. The firepit in the lobby was nice and the whole lobby had a nice vibe - very different from your standard hotel. A little confusing to find the check-in desk once you walk in, but they had staff waiting to redirect you. Loved the location to...

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Perham, Minnesota
Reviewed June 6, 2016

When we checked in to the hotel we inquired about transportation. The customer service representative went above and beyond in arranging the hotel shuttle for us. The employee that drove the shuttle was also very personable and accommodating. We will definitely be back to this hotel having had such an excellent customer service experience.

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Plainfield, Illinois
Reviewed June 3, 2016

Had a great room with a great view. It was close to the college and had two restaurants and a Starbucks on site. Our room was clean, quiet and very nice. Front desk was very helpful and friendly. We really liked our stay there. Oh, and there's a Walgreen's across the street.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed June 3, 2016

Did not stay in hotel, came for business conference. First impression of lobby- rugged western, dark, not hip metropolitan that Minneapolis likes to portray itself but it was fine that way; I appreciate 'different' and not being like all the others. All three days the podium at the entrance was staffed early in the morning. First day around 5pm, the...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed June 3, 2016

I had to book a stressful business trip, including bringing multiple families into town for a project, some with small children. Reservations staff helped me get a great rate, and the staff on-site helped me figure out everything from booking group transportation and getting our rooms all close together. They took care of our every need and were quick and...

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Peachtree City, Georgia
Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

I came here for an intensive 2-day work visit so my experience of the hotel was limited. But here goes... It's about 30 minutes from the airport and there are several ways to get to the hotel from the airport. You can go by super shuttle: this costs about $18 or by train which costs $1:75 or by taxi which...

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Commons Hotel is noted for being the only hotel located on the East Bank of the University of Minnesota, making it the perfect choice for accommodations when visiting the university. The Commons Hotel also offers 20,000 sq. feet of meeting flexible meeting space as well a Full-Service Restaurant and lounge, The Beacon Public House. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Commons Hotel

Address: 615 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2931 (Formerly University Hotel Minneapolis)
Location: United States > Minnesota > Minneapolis
Price Range: $140 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Commons Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 304
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Also Known As:
Radisson Minneapolis
Minneapolis Radisson
Radisson University Hotel Minneapolis
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Minneapolis
#2 Family Hotel in Minneapolis
#5 Luxury Hotel in Minneapolis
#8 Green Hotel in Minneapolis
#9 Romantic Hotel in Minneapolis
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“Get one of the newer rooms if possible.”
1redleg, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“standard... high floor away from the elevators”
ericm134, Mar 13, 2017 | Read review
“We got moved to an upper floor and it was quieter and larger (I think it usually costs more).”
Wellsprings, Mar 6, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the most updated room that they have....”
Bcn11, Jan 26, 2017 | Read review
“Room on upper floors facing courtyard entrance is nice”
  • View from window on our hallway out on campus. Very nice windows and campus views.
Travelartgolf, Dec 19, 2016 | Read review
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