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The Commons Hotel

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Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great stay at the Commons. Loved being on the U of M campus, and location was very convenient to St. Paul, where we were attending a basketball tourney. Restaurant is fantastic, and I love the hotel's decor. Very friendly staff, including Andrew, Paul and Erik at the front desk and Dan, restaurant host for weekend brunch.Thanks for a...

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is plain awesome. I stayed here for 4 nights last week for a conference downtown. The location is great, to start. The college town area right around the university is really cool and has lots of shopping and restaurants but is not crazy or loud in any way. There is also a Green Line Light Rail stop right...

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1Thank Nick45369
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were doing a college visit at U. of Minnesota, and the location being right on campus was perfect. Our reservation included on-site parking for $5 (regularly $15) which was good. Drop off is right in front, and parking is outside and in the back of the building. Check-in was fast and easy, and our reservation (on a Thursday) was...

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Westchester County, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"The Commons" is anything but common. This hotel is offbeat, fun, and magical. I love the ambiance, including the wise quotations popping up everywhere, even the room keys. The staff are very helpful. There is a cool fire pit in the lobby, and the striking entry way has "earth, air, fire, and water" motifs. Fruit infused water is offered near...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a decent 1-night stay at the commons hotel located on the campus of the University of Minnesota. The location is prime if you have business at the University. The hotel is older but generally well-kept. Parking can be a real hassle but self parking is available for $15/night though I had this waived through special booking through hotels.com. Room...

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1Thank Joshua R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just stayed here for the night as a little kid free get away. While the location is ideal with so much right outside. We could hear absolutely everything going on throughout the night the bathroom in the room next to us was loud and the door slamming is quite annoying. Check out wasn't until 12 but from 930-1015 we...

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1Thank monkshow
Cary, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a great locations to stay at when at the University of Minnesota. The hotel is connected to the tunnels which was convenient and no coat was needed! The room itself was clean and the bed comfortable. The hallways are little worn but overall a comfortable venue with an industrial vibe.

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Mantorville, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We recently stayed three nights at this hotel. This hotel is very convenient for almost any event at the U of M. Our room was excellent. It was quiet, comfortable, and equipped with everything we needed. The hotel has done an exceptional job at updating their facilities. This hotel gets a great deal of wear and tear because of its...

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Colorado
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Great location for visiting the Univ of Minnesota. It is right on the campus and the light rail station is just outside the front entrance. Take advantage of the Univ of Minnesota recreation center located right behind the hotel for free during your stay. The rooms were nice and clean. They have a Starbucks and Applebee's on site as well...

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North Dakota
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We stayed here for a swim meet on campus. The hotel is directly across the street from the competition pool and that was extremely convenient. The staff was amazingly helpful and went above and beyond for our group. Great place to stay, great staff, easy to get around on campus! All sorts of restaurants within a short walk.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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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)
Region: United States > Minnesota > Minneapolis
Price Range: $183 - $415 (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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“standard... high floor away from the elevators”
 of 5 bubbles ericm134, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We got moved to an upper floor and it was quieter and larger (I think it usually costs more).”
 of 5 bubbles Wellsprings, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the most updated room that they have....”
 of 5 bubbles Bcn11, 26 Jan 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.
 of 5 bubbles Travelartgolf, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There is a bar with food and also a Starbucks in the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles CabinGoer, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
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