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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 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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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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The Westin Minneapolis

4 stars
4.2 / 5 254 reviews
Once-historic bank becomes modern Minneapolis luxuryThe downtown Westin Minneapolis is a faithful blend of historic significance and modern luxury. Transformed from the Farmers & Mechanics Bank, this Tony four-star hotel retains the original World War II era woodwork, marble staircase and vaulted lobby. Guest rooms are equipped with modern amenities like MP3 players, flat-screen TVs and Internet access (fees apply). Following adventure on the town, the end-of-day rewards here are plenty: an indoor pool cloaked in midnight blue, a dimly lit cocktail lounge and a savory dish or decadent treat at B.A.N.K. HighlightsThe penthouse patio boasts panoramic views of the cityOriginal bank vault converted into a wine cellar at B.A.N.K.Partake in a true "no interruption" function in the hotel's vault-secured meeting roomWalking distance to Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis Convention Center, Metrodome, Target Center and Hennepin Theatre District RoomsAll 214 guest rooms at The Westin Minneapolis offer superior comfort. Decorated in sandstone colors blended with creams, whites and bamboo, the atmosphere is refreshingly modern. Featuring the famed Westin Heavenly Bed, all beds are dressed in rich fabrics and include dreamy touches like an ultra-thick pillow top mattress, fluffy down comforter and lots of throw pillows. Rooms at the Westin come complete for business travelers with a spacious work desk, mesh swivel chair and chaise lounge. Request an upgrade for a city or courtyard views or a private balcony. FeaturesThe Westin Minneapolis keeps indoor and outdoor fitness buffs in mind. Warm up in the hotel's fitness center and heated indoor pool. Golfers are minutes from the Highland Golf Course and Stonebrooke Golf Club. Valet parking is also available for an added fee. DiningLocated in the lobby, B.A.N.K. offers stylish American dining. The lively open atmosphere is great for people watching across the huge center-stage oval bar and large dining room. Those looking for a quiet escape can take to the more intimate B.A.N.K. lounge for small plates and cocktails. TransportationMinneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (12.8 mi/20.5 km) AttractionsTarget Center (0.7 mi/1.1 km)Metrodome (0.8 mi/1.3 km)Minneapolis Convention Center (0.8 mi/1.2 km)Guthrie Theatre (1 mi/1.6 km)Minnesota Opera (1.2 mi /1.9 km)Minneapolis Institute of Arts (1.5 mi/2.4 km)Walker Art Center (1.7 mi/2.7 km)Downtown St. Paul (9 mi/14.5 km)Mall of America (10.7 mi/17.2 km) Business7,891 square feet of flexible meeting spaceVault-secured meeting rooms can host true "no-interruption" eventsBanker's Boardroom features floor-to-ceiling windowsPrivate boardrooms with built-in audiovisual banquettes Policies and FeesValet parking fee is $35 USD plus tax.
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Minneapolis Marriott City Center

4 stars
4.2 / 5 120 reviews
Experience style and service at the Minneapolis Marriott City CenterSet in the heart of Minneapolis, about two blocks from Target Center, connected to Macy's via skywalk access, one block from Gavidae Commons, half-block from the Nicollet Mall, and adjacent to City Center Shops, Minneapolis Marriott City Center makes for an ideal retreat when visiting this vibrant Minnesota city. Whether for a romantic weekend getaway, a place to grab a quick bite to before the game, or a happening bar offering game day specials, the stylish hotel offers everything  that is needed when celebrating, no matter the occasion. Retreat to 593 rooms and 90 suites that offer stunning views of the city skyline and enjoy one of the weekend packages complete with breakfast, Internet access or late check-out. Highlights Superior downtown location is ideal for business travelers and sightseersUltra luxe Concierge Level suites feature floor-to-ceiling windows, bi-level rooms and exclusive private lounge accessEco-friendly hotel illuminates with energy saving lighting, and participates in a water and energy saving linen program Some rooms have spectacular downtown views Rooms The contemporary Minneapolis Marriott City Center spans 31 floors, and features 494 rooms and 89 suites. Rooms are colored in creamy caramel tones with crisp white linens, soft throw blanket and plush golden carpeting. Touches of modern glamour are found in accent mirrors and lamps. Rooms include a flat-screen TV, spacious work desk and comfy reading chair. Dramatic Concierge Level rooms at this downtown Minneapolis hotel offer vaulted ceilings, an oversized bathroom with double vanities, a kitchen and bi-level suites with floor-to-ceiling windows for amazing city views. Guests of the Concierge Level rooms enjoy complimentary hot buffet breakfast and an assortment of business services (fees apply). Dining Downtown Minneapolis is a supreme locale for premium restaurants and bistros  --  all within walking distance. Northern Shores Grille, an on-site restaurant, serves a hybrid of regional and classic American cuisine in a casual setting. The hotel lobby bar serves cocktails, lunch and dinner. Features With a per-capita theatre region only second to Manhattan, theatre buffs staying at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center are close to the Hennepin Theatre District. Major attractions like Target Field, the Walker Art Center and the Warehouse District are all within walking distance or a quick taxi ride away.   All guests have access to the Minneapolis Marriott City Center Fitness Center, which features cardiovascular equipment, free weights and a muscle warming sauna. Transportation Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (13.1 mi / 21 km) Attractions Minneapolis Convention Center (0.8 mi / 1.3 km) Target Field (1.1 mi/ 1.7 km)Walker Art Center (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)Metrodome (2.4 mi/ 3.8 km)
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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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  • 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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