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The Commons Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Duluth, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I stay at the Commons Hotel several times a year for both business and pleasure. The property is nice and the location can't be beat. In the past, I've been rewarded with surprise upgrades that made the experience that much better. However, after several problems with noise and poorly trained staff, I may opt to stay elsewhere when I have...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here while attending an event at the U of M Aquatic center. This was a perfect location allowing us to walk back and forth within minutes. They have a great room service menu with generous size portions. We were 2 adults and 2 kids in 2 queen size beds. There was plenty of dresser and closet space. The bathroom...

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New England
Reviewed 3 April 2016

The bottom line was a spacious room with a comfortable bed and clean facilities. So my complaints are not severe. But I do resent a hotel advertising "Complimentary wireless Internet" which turns out to be a superslow connection unsuitable for Skype or anything more than casual emails -- with reasonable-speed Internet available only at a cost of $9 per night,...

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Washington, DC
Reviewed 2 April 2016

I've stayed at this property twice now. In my experience, there isn't a better proposition when visiting a college campus. The staff is friendly, efficient, and knowledgeable. The property is very well maintained. I'm looking forward to staying here again next time I visit UMN.

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Thank MCMLS
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here for 2 years every other month or so. I come here clearly for the staff! They always make my stay Amazing and I stay loyal to that. I spend a lot of time in the hotel bar/restaurant/lounge and all staff amazing! The valet/shuttle service is superb! Love Travis! He has been taking good care of...

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Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Wound up here before a show on campus...after staying here would likely not stay anywhere else in the area. Fantastic hotel, great location in the heart of campus. Staff is very accommodating, Beacon House is a great spot to have a drink or a bite to eat. Couldn't recommend more.

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Wow! I'm not sure I've ever before stayed in a hotel room with so many things wrong. The nice, large flat screen TV didn't work. We could turn it on, but couldn't get any stations or sound. The neat, funky light fixture over the desk wouldn't turn on. My husband is an electronic controls engineer, and he tried in every...

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1Thank Nancy T
Reviewed 21 March 2016

This is definitely our "go-to" hotel in the Minneapolis area. The design of the hotel and decor is so warm and welcoming. We were SO IMPRESSED with front desk staff- they went above and beyond for us and made our stay enjoyable! The room was extremely clean. We love the unique style of the hotel, and we also love how...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 March 2016

This is a beautiful hotel in the heart of the University of Minnesota. The staff have been outstanding and tremendously patient with our questions. The rooms are nice with most of the typical amenities. Very clean and a new feel to it. The lobby is beautiful, especially with the logs burning. We knew they were using iHome clock/radios with a...

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Kailua Kona
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Desk people VERY polite. Great location to just walk out door to multiple dining choices Including Applebee's and Beacon House attached for varying budgets.. My husband thought it perfect alternative if you're going to a GAME...but probably too late to see Vikings here (maybe they won't finish new stadium on time!) Rooms are very nice but hey if you're painting...

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $193 - $405 (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, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“standard... high floor away from the elevators”
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).”
Wellsprings, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the most updated room that they have....”
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.
Travelartgolf, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
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