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Endearingly known as New York's little sister, the Mini-Apple is a vibrant town where you can enjoy a bustling city without the expense. From the buzzing theater scene and historic St. Paul to the gigantic Mall of America, Minneapolis vacations offer metropolitan benefits with heaps of Midwestern charm. And with an abundance of natural wonders on its doorstep, the Twin Cities are an outdoor-lover's dream.

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The Marquette by Hilton

4 stars
4.2 / 5 119 reviews
Modern elegance with stunning views of Crystal CourtThe Marquette by Hilton teems with exquisite comfort and style. With a myriad of guest amenities, the four-star Minneapolis hotel draws both business and leisure travelers. Within blocks of world-class shopping, sporting venues, theatre and cuisine, this Twin Cities Hilton also connects across the downtown via Skyway. Unwind at the Marq VII Lounge or request a treadmill for a private in-room workout (fees apply). No visit is complete without stopping by the luminous Crystal Court. Better yet, Basil's Restaurant has a front row view. HighlightsConnected to the majestic Crystal Court and IDS CenterThe Foshay suite has a direct view of the Foshay Tower -- the first skyscraper built west of the MississippiKnock out your workout in the privacy of your own room with an in-room treadmill (fees apply)Request a terrace seat at Basil's Restaurant for Crystal Court views RoomsThe contemporary furniture in the 281 deluxe guest rooms is more soft and refined than sleek and edgy. Refreshing sea colors with warm sandy touches decorate the space, while punches of royal blue and city views add drama. A spacious work area features a half-moon shaped desk with enhanced lighting. A pillow top mattress with high thread count sheets, a cozy duvet and oversized feather pillows make for a dreamy night of sleep. FeaturesA special feature of The Marquette is its creative incorporation into the IDS Center. This architectural gem connects to the hotel through the glass-enclosed Crystal Court, which boasts a dramatic glass canopy soaring 121 feet high, lush botanical space and a towering water fountain. The IDS Center is connected to downtown Minneapolis via Skyway. DiningDining options include Basil's Restaurant which offers dramatic views over Crystal Court. The Marq VII Lounge in the lobby features a full lunch and dinner menu, plus happy hour specials. RecreationA special feature of The Marquette is its creative incorporation into the IDS Center. This architectural gem connects to the hotel through the glass-enclosed Crystal Court, which boasts a dramatic glass canopy soaring 121 feet high, lush botanical space and a towering water fountain. The IDS Center is connected to downtown Minneapolis via Skyway. TransportationMinneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (12.8 mi /20.6 km) AttractionsTarget Center (0.4 mi /0.5 km)Target Field (0.7 mi/1.1 km)Minneapolis Convention Center (0.8 mi /1.3 km)Metrodome (0.9 mi/1.4 km)Guthrie Theatre (1.6 mi/2.6 km) Business24 meeting rooms accommodate up to 150 guestsBusiness CenterExecutive Lounge offers copying, faxing and secretarial services (fees apply)
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Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

4 stars
4.2 / 5 85 reviews
Modern property around entertainment and corporate destinations in Twin CitiesHyatt Regency Minneapolis welcomes business travelers and holidaymakers to the newly renovated hotel. Following the recently completed $25 million transformation, guests will enjoy a striking new lobby, luxurious new guestrooms and suites and a brand new restaurant and market place. The redesigned hotel pays tribute to the unique culture of Minnesota, with sleek mid-century Scandinavian décor highlighted by a spacious lobby with an expansive stone fireplace framed by rustic wooden logs. This downtown Minneapolis property is set in an ideal location with direct access to Minneapolis Convention Center and convenient distance to many Twin Cities attractions such as Nicollet Mall, Target Field/Center and Orchestra Hall. The elegant hotel features 74,000 sq ft of events space that can handle up to 300 delegates. The StayFit fitness center on site features with heated indoor pool, basketball court, indoor racquetball court, and heated indoor pool. For a taste of mouth-watering cuisines prepared using locally grown ingredients, diners can head to the on-site Prairie Kitchen & Bar. The 360-degree bar that overlooks the two-story stone fireplace at the lobby serves an array of cocktails and local beers. Aside from skyway access, the property is also within walking distance from Nicollet Mall, Twins Target Field and Vikings Metrodome. 3 Reasons To Stay 74,000 sq ft of events space Prairie Kitchen & Bar Scandinavian-inspired interior with spacious lobby Hyatt Regency Minneapolis RoomsHyatt Regency Minneapolis has 533 rooms and suites designed with plush decor and the latest in amenities such as 32-inch LCD TV, work desk, individual air conditioning, high-speed Internet access, iHome stereo, coffee maker, and iron with ironing board. Suites feature extras such as sofa, wet bar or separate sitting area. The hotel also provides accessible units. Things To Do Minneapolis Convention Center (0.1 mi/0.3 km) Nicollet Mall (0.1 mi/0.3 km) Orchestra Hall (0.1 mi/0.3 km) Basilica of Saint Mary (0.4 mi/0.7 km) Minneapolis Sculpture Garden (0.5 mi/0.9 km) Hennepin Center for the Arts (0.5 mi/0.9 km) Guthrie Theater (1.2 mi/1.9 km) Mariucci Hockey Arena (2.4 mi/3.8 km)Twins Target Field (0.8 mi/1.2km)Viking Metrodome (1.1 mi/1.7km) Policies and feesNOTE: The hotel requires a valid credit card as a deposit upon check-in. Cash will not be accepted.
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The Grand Hotel Minneapolis a Kimpton Hotel

4 stars
4.3 / 5 141 reviews
Debonair Twin Cities hotel retains roots in MinneapolisThe Grand Hotel Minneapolis–A Kimpton Hotel, knows its roots. Once home to the historic Minneapolis Athletic Club, this modernized property retains its elegant upbringing through a recently completed makeover in late 2011. The property boasts of a stylish interior highlighted by contemporary accents and a warm historic feel complete with warm Tuscan tones and plush rooms, some equipped with a fireplace, grand piano and four-poster bed. Modern comforts are also available through offerings like the lounge/restaurant at The SIX15 Room and access to the neighboring fitness club. Highlights Nightly wine reception hourComplimentary use of in-room yoga accessoriesLuxurious Presidential Suite includes a fireplace and grand piano Rooms The Grand Hotel's newly renovated 140 rooms vary in size, from 325 square feet to a palatial 3,500 square-foot Presidential Suite. All rooms include flat-screen televisions, MP3 docking stations, spacious marble bathrooms, complimentary use of in-room yoga accessories and an honor bar with gourmet and organic delicacies. Features Grand Hotel Minneapolis has received numerous awards, including the Top 500 Hotels of the World by Travel + Leisure and perennial AAA Four Diamond Awards. The perfect proximity is noteworthy, too. Connected to the iconic Minneapolis Skyway, the hotel enables guests to reach 69 blocks of downtown destinations from indoors. LifeSpa and Salon presented by LifeTime Fitness offers a full menu of revitalizing services. Dining Stop by The SIX15 Room for happy hour specials, light snacks or an easy nightcap. Patrons can also sample mouth-watering steaks and delectable sushi at the adjacent Rare Steak & Sushi. Recreation Guests of the Grand Hotel Minneapolis enjoy free access to the adjoining Life Time Fitness center. The 58,000-square-foot club boasts an indoor pool with cloud mural ceiling, boxing, cycling and aerobics studios, running track, racquetball, handball and squash courts, steam room, sauna and more. Private yoga and Pilates sessions are available (fees apply). Transportation Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (12.5 mi/ 2.2 km)Closest Light Rail: Government Plaza (.2 mi/ .3 km)Minneapolis Skyway (connected) Attractions Minnesota Orchestra (.5 mi/ .75 km)Minneapolis Convention Center (.6 mi/ 1 km)Walker Art Center (1.3 mi/ 2 km)Mall of America (10 mi/ 16 km) BusinessBusiness center with private offices and secretarial services
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Millennium Hotel Minneapolis

4 stars
4.0 / 5 127 reviews
Downtown Minneapolis hotel boasts sweeping views of the skyline Nestled in downtown Minneapolis on the tree-lined sidewalks of Nicollet Mall, the Millennium Hotel Minneapolis offers convenient access to dining, entertainment, shopping and business destinations. Connected via Skyway to the Minneapolis Convention Center, the smoke-free hotel affords a premium location for business travelers.  Highlights Closest downtown hotel to the Minneapolis Convention Center (connected via skyway)Panoramic views of the Minneapolis skyline from the rooftop Dome Room (private events only)Complimentary breakfast for guests of Club Level rooms  Target Field, home to the Minnesota Twins baseball team, is one mile from the Millennium Minneapolis Hotel.The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is also within one mile from the hotel. Location The Skyway connection to the Minneapolis Convention Center is ideal for business travelers. Sightseers appreciate the proximity to the Guthrie Theatre and the Walker Art Center. A number of restaurants, cafes and clubs are all within walking distance or quick taxi ride away. Rooms All 321 rooms and suites feature traditional decor with homey appeal. Guests can enjoy the extra elbow chair, ottoman and separate work desk. Each unit is equipped with cable TV with HBO, coffee maker and Internet access (fees apply). Millennium Hotel Minneapolis Club Level rooms are outfitted with premium down bedding, bathrobes and complimentary continental breakfast and Internet access. Features Open for private events, the Dome Room at rooftop level stuns with awesome views of the Minneapolis skyline. Guests sample regional cuisines and local craft beers at the cozy North 45 degree Restaurant and Bar. Transportation Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (12.5 mi/ 20.2 km) Minneapolis Skyway (connected) Attractions Minneapolis Convention Center (connected) Target Field (1.3 mi/ 2.1 km)Walker Art Center (1.3 mi/ 2.1 km) Guthrie Theatre (1.6 mi/ 2.6 km)   Metrodome (1.6 mi/ 2.6 km) Mall of America (8.2 mi/ 13.2 km) Business 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space16 meeting rooms (including the Premier 14th floor with floor-to-ceiling windows)           Policies and fees Guests should be at least 21 years old to be able to check in.Pets are not allowed in the hotel.The restaurant is open from 6:30 AM to 7:00 PM. The bar is open from 11:00 AM to 1:00 AM from Monday to Saturday and 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM on Sunday.  The hotel is nonsmoking.The property will undergo full renovation beginning December 9, 2012 and will reopen on April 1, 2013.
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W Minneapolis - The Foshay

4 stars
4.3 / 5 100 reviews
Roaring Twenties meets fashionably coolTowering 447 feet over the city, W Minneapolis The Foshay effortlessly melts Art Deco architecture into cutting-edge cool. On the doorstep of cultural gems like the Walker Art Center and Guthrie Theatre, The Foshay hotel is surrounded by art, independent music and thriving theater. Guests indulge in modern must-see rooms and a trendy scene. Lounge along with cool DJ mixes at the sensual Living Room or slip away to the intimate Prohibition Skybar on the 27th floor. The top-floor observation deck and mini-museum offer gorgeous city views.  HighlightsCompleted in 1929 before the stock market crash, The Foshay hotel is the only skyscraper on the National Register of Historic PlacesCheck out the original 1920s mosaic ceiling, terrazzo marble floor and elevator doorsConnected to the Minneapolis SkywayThe hotel's observation deck is the only one in Minneapolis LocationMinnesota is home to spectacular scenery and historical intrigue, including St. Anthony Falls, Stone Arch Bridge and the scenic Chain of Lakes. Stroll down Summit Avenue to see the epic Victorian residences where literary giants F. Scott Fitzgerald, Garrison Keillor and Sinclair Lewis once lived. RoomsAll 229 rooms and suites at W Minneapolis-The Foshay offer bold design and modern amenities. The decor mixes avant-garde black and white geometric patterns with flirty pinks and exotic magentas. Rooms include high-speed Internet access (fees apply),a flat-screen TV, hypo-allergenic feather pillows, a down duvet, iPod docking station and a work desk with ergonomic chair. The diaphanous bathrooms feature a rainforest shower and Bliss bath amenities. Book the penthouse Extreme WOW Suite for wrap-around views of Minneapolis. FeaturesThe Foshay juxtaposes Roaring Twenties architecture with modern dining, sultry lounges and complimentary access to a revitalizing fitness center. Manny's, the on-site restaurant, is known for sizzling steaks, while Keys Cafe is perfect for home-style cuisine and knockout Bloody Marys. Cozy up to the fireplace in the Living Room, or people-watch over cocktails and city views at Prohibition Skybar on the 27th floor. Work out at SWEAT Fitness Center or polish and unwind at the spa.  TransportationMinneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (12.6 mi/20.3 km) AttractionsHennepin Theater District (0.5 mi /0.7 km)Target Center (0.5 mi /1.8 km)Minneapolis Convention Center (0.6 mi /1 km)Minnesota Orchestra (0.9 mi /1.4 km)Walker Art Center (1.1 mi /1.6 km)Mall of America (9.9 mi /15.9 km) BusinessBusiness center with PC and Mac workstations available (fees apply)Over 6,000 square feet of meeting space Policies & feesW Minneapolis -- The Foshay welcomes cats and dogs 40 pounds or less. Guests must sign a waiver upon check-in and will be charged $25 USD per pet per day above the room rate. There is also a non-refundable $100 USD cleaning fee regardless of length of stay.
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Los Angeles Minneapolis Thu, Mar 5 - Tue, Mar 10 $199
New York Minneapolis Fri, Mar 6 - Tue, Mar 10 $179
Seattle Minneapolis Wed, Apr 29 - Wed, May 6 $235
Phoenix Minneapolis Fri, Apr 10 - Tue, Apr 14 $187
Denver Minneapolis Wed, Apr 29 - Mon, May 4 $112
Washington DC Minneapolis Mon, Mar 23 - Fri, Mar 27 $390
San Francisco Minneapolis Wed, Apr 15 - Sun, Apr 19 $314
San Diego Minneapolis Tue, Mar 24 - Wed, Apr 1 $298
Atlanta Minneapolis Sat, May 2 - Wed, May 6 $158
Orlando Minneapolis Tue, Mar 10 - Wed, Mar 11 $195
Boston Minneapolis Tue, Apr 14 - Tue, Apr 21 $232
Portland Minneapolis Sat, Apr 11 - Sat, Apr 18 $303
Dallas Minneapolis Wed, Apr 8 - Sat, Apr 11 $144
Chicago Minneapolis Thu, Apr 9 - Tue, Apr 14 $79
Philadelphia Minneapolis Sun, Apr 19 - Sun, Apr 26 $382
Newark Minneapolis Wed, Mar 18 - Mon, Mar 23 $284
Sacramento Minneapolis Wed, Apr 1 - Tue, Apr 7 $470
Las Vegas Minneapolis Tue, Mar 24 - Mon, Mar 30 $247
Baltimore Minneapolis Sat, Apr 18 - Tue, Apr 21 $157
Tampa Minneapolis Mon, Mar 9 - Mon, Mar 23 $207
Ontario Minneapolis Tue, Mar 24 - Wed, Mar 25 $455
Anchorage Minneapolis Thu, Mar 5 - Wed, Mar 18 $1,302
Houston Minneapolis Wed, Apr 22 - Sun, Apr 26 $155
Fort Myers Minneapolis Tue, Apr 21 - Sun, Apr 26 $269
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  • Minneapolis highlights
  • Mall of America

    A Mecca for shopaholics, the Mall of America is one the biggest malls on the planet. With Nickelodeon Universe theme park, SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, and miles of retailers and restaurants, there's plenty to do on your Minneapolis travels. Getting there is easy – simply take the Light Rail from downtown Minneapolis.

  • St. Paul

    The other half of the Twin Cities is St. Paul – a destination filled with attractions to keep history-buffs enthralled on a Minneapolis vacation. Here you'll find the majestic State Capitol of Minnesota, the Basilica of Saint Paul and the Science Museum of Minnesota.

  • Arts and culture in Minneapolis

    If you're looking for a touch of inspiration on your Minneapolis travels, you definitely won't be disappointed. The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Institute of Art and Minneapolis Sculpture Garden will keep you visually stimulated, while the trendy Uptown arts district with its hipsters, hippies and funky taverns can wow your other senses. While there, hit up First Avenue, an iconic club and music venue where a young artist named Prince got his start in the 1980s.

  • Theater

    Minneapolis is second only to New York when it comes to live theater per capita, and taking in a show during your Minneapolis vacation will prove a worthy experience. The iconic Guthrie Theater was founded in the 1960s as Minnesota's answer to Broadway. Also worth a look are the State Theater, Orpheum and Hey City Theater.

  • Bell Museum of Natural History

    Dedicated to preserving and celebrating the history of Minnesota's natural wonders, this museum boasts a wide array of exhibits where kids can explore plants and animals and feel the textures of fur, wood and leaves. An ever-popular attraction with young and old alike, it's a great way to learn more about your surroundings on your Minneapolis travels.

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