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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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Hilton Minneapolis

4 stars
4.0 / 5 139 reviews
Picture-perfect elegance in downtown Minneapolis The upscale Hilton Minneapolis hotel is perfect for guests traveling on business or pleasure. Housed by an elegant twenty-five story Victorian brick building in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, guests adore the in-house amenities and superior access to Twin Cities culture, entertainment and cuisine. Deluxe guest rooms and suites offer city views and warm design. The AAA, four-Diamond hotel boasts a premium fitness center, the ultra luxurious Ivy Spa Club and the Skywater Restaurant offering global fare with regional touches. HighlightsRooms are fitted with large windows and offer pretty cityscape viewsUnderground parking available (fees apply)Adjacent to the Minneapolis Convention Center (connected via Skyway)Features the largest hotel ballroom in the city at 25,000 square feetWireless Internet access (fees apply) Location Located in the heart of downtown, the Hilton Minneapolis is located next door to The Minnesota Orchestra and within walking distance of the city's Theatre District. Don't miss the city's crown jewel -- the iconic Spoonbridge and Cherry at the Minneapolis Sculpture Gardens.  Rooms The Hilton Minneapolis offers 821 deluxe guest rooms and suites decorated in rich ambers, reds and tans with hand-carved oak woodwork. Guests enjoy complimentary high-speed Internet, 32-inch HDTV and plush Hilton Serenity® beds. The spa-inspired bathroom offers Crabtree & Evelyn products. The Royal Suite is gorgeous with distinctive artwork, crystal lighting, mahogany floors and pearl-glazed walls. Features The marble lobby exudes elegance with floor-to-ceiling windows, crystal chandeliers and mirrored columns. Refined meeting areas showcase celestial blue couches and intricate area rugs. Executive Level guests have access to the Executive Level Lounge offering complimentary breakfast and evening hors d'oeuvres.  Dining Restaurant goers enjoy the innovative menu at this Hilton's onsite SkyWater Restaurant, where chandeliers, modern artwork, and elegant booth seating complete the metropolitan atmosphere. Stop by the SkyWater Lounge for appetizers or exotic cocktails. Barron's Brew serves Starbucks and breakfast treats. In-room dining is also available. Recreation Guests of the Hilton Minneapolis receive complimentary access to the fitness center featuring Precor exercise equipment, a heated indoor pool, whirlpool and sauna. The Ivy Spa Club offers a full menu of services including anti-aging treatments and healing massage. The peaceful atmosphere is magnified by exotic orchids, spiral bamboo stalks and a sultry fireplace lounge. Transportation Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (12.5 mi /20 km) Attractions Orchestra Hall (0.7 mi /1.2 km)Walker Art Center (1.4 mi /2.3 km)Downtown St. Paul (9.5 mi /15.3 km) Business 24-hour Business Center77,000 square feet of flexible meeting space that includes the Symphony and Marquette ballroomsThe Minneapolis Ballroom here is the largest hotel ballroom in the state of Minnesota at just under 25,000 square feet35 additional meetings roomsConnected via enclosed skyway to the Minneapolis Convention Center Policies and FeesStandard broadband Internet fee is $9.95 USD, while high-speed broadband Internet fee is $13.95 USD.
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Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Downtown

3 stars
4.1 / 5 93 reviews
At the doorstep of downtown Minneapolis hustle and bustle An upscale newcomer hotel in the Twin Cities, the Hilton Garden Inn gets an envious downtown address across from the Minneapolis Convention Center. With neighbors like the Orchestra Hall, Metrodome (home of the Minnesota Vikings) and Nicollet Mall, guests are steps from plenty of action. Better still, the hotel shuttle offers doorstep service to area businesses including Target Corporation, Wells Fargo, and the University of Minnesota campus. Rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn include free Internet, and the indoor pool is open late. HighlightsOnly downtown Minneapolis hotel to offer double queen-size bedsOn-site Pavillion Pantry is open 24-hours and sells sundries and ready-to-cook mealsTake advantage of the free Stay Fit Kits for a private in-room workout RoomsThe 210 guest rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Downtown are decorated in soft buttery tones with dark wood headboards, modern lamps and checkered window treatments. Expect loads of comfort with plush white linens, hypo-allergenic feather pillows, and a flexible place to work with a spacious work desk and ergonomic Herman Miller Mirra desk chair. Rooms come equipped with a microwave and refrigerator. Stay entertained with a 37-inch flat-screen TV and connected free high-speed Internet access.  FeaturesKick back after a long day in the modern lobby lounge at Hilton Garden Inn under the sultry glow of pendant chandeliers and a roaring fireplace. Stay fit for free in the on-site fitness center and refreshing indoor pool. Swim laps or lounge poolside under a bank of extra large windows with sparkling city views. The pool opens early and closes late.The on-site Great American Grill is a relaxed American restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Swing by the Great American Lounge for a light lunch, dinner or an easy nightcap. Evening room service is also available. For a night on the town, this downtown hotel is within walking distance to great Minneapolis eateries, live theatre and a vibrant nightlife, with the ever-trendy Warehouse District a quick cab ride away. TransportationMinneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (12.3 mi /19.8 km) AttractionsMinneapolis Convention Center (0.3 mi /0.5 km)Hennepin Theatre District (0.7 mi /1.1 km)Minnesota Orchestra (0.7 mi /1.1 km)Nicollet Mall (0.7 mi /1.2 km)Minneapolis Sculpture Garden (1.2 mi /1.9 km)Target Field (1.3 mi /2 km)Mall of America (10.2 mi /16.5 km) BusinessComplimentary 24-hour business centerFlexible meeting space for up to 140 guests
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Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown

3 stars
3.9 / 5 8 reviews
Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown, a stylish new hotel in Minneapolis, MN, impresses travelers with inviting accommodations and state-of-the-art facilities. Our hotel's location in Minneapolis, MN is adjacent to I-94 and I-35W and is only eight miles from MSP International Airport. Guests are steps from Guthrie Theater, Mill City Museum, the breathtaking St. Anthony Falls and many other downtown attractions. Travelers can retreat to spacious, smartly designed rooms featuring plush bedding, large desks, ergonomic chairs and free Wi-Fi, for work or relaxation. The Bistro at our hotel in Minneapolis serves an energizing breakfast and mouthwatering evening fare. Keep up your fitness regimen in our gym or let tensions float away in our indoor pool. We provide optimal settings for focused meetings and special events within comfortably productive breakout space and a 5,200-square-foot ballroom. For modern amenities and welcoming service, choose Courtyard by Marriott in Minneapolis, MN as your lodging destination.
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Loews Minneapolis Hotel

4 stars
4.2 / 5 76 reviews
Exotic modern jewel in MinneapolisRising 22 stories above the city, the Loews Minneapolis Hotel is an eclectic beauty in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. Directly across from Target Center and connected by Skyway to miles of shopping and business, this stylish hotel is nothing short of marvelous. With backlit photographs inspired by local culture, glass-etched handcrafted headboards in every room, and a lobby filled with marble, frosted glass and paldao wood, modern beauty prevails. Loews Minneapolis Hotel is a AAA Four Diamond hotel that also features a fitness center, spa and notable restaurants. HighlightsVoted World's Best Business Hotel by Travel + LeisureGreat Value Vacations noted by Conde Nast TravelerFree Wi-Fi access on all public areas and guestroomsArt-filled interior from lobby to guestroom LocationMinneapolis boasts a thriving arts community, including the Gehry-designed Weisman Art Museum and the Hennepin Theatre district. Walk to a Timberwolves game, or start the day with a cherry on top; the iconic Spoonbridge and Cherry sculpture at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is just a few blocks away. RoomsThe rooms and suites at Loews Minneapolis Hotel prove high style can equal comfort. Bathed in pale maple and almond tones, the beds feature unique glass-etched headboards and Italian-made Frette sheets. The bathrooms include rain showers, limestone vessel sinks, embroidered robes and luxury bath amenities. Audiophiles will pine for the penthouse Concert Suite, with its baby grand piano and acoustically-correct Corinthian Leather circular alcove. FeaturesThe Loews Minneapolis Hotel fitness center is always open for burning calories. Follow up a workout with head-to-toe pampering at Embury Spa, offering a variety of skin care treatments, massages and nail care. DiningWhile guests at Loews Minneapolis Hotel enjoy 24-hour room service, the real draw is in the hotel's two outstanding restaurants. Cosmos, the only AAA Four Diamond restaurant in Minneapolis, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. With grilled Iowa lamb chops on the menu and an Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator Magazine, make sure to call ahead for a reservation. Bradstreet Crafthouse serves innovative dishes and classic mixology in a Pre-Prohibition era setting.  TransportationMinneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (13 mi /20.9 km)Minneapolis Skyway (connected) AttractionsHennepin Theatre District (0.3 mi /0.5 km)Minnesota Opera (1 mi/1.6 km)Weisman Art Museum (2.1 mi /3.4 km) BusinessMeeting rooms span 20,000 square feetAll meeting space is on 5th floor with a separate elevator bankBusiness center provides photocopying, facsimile, translation services and periodicals (fees apply) 
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W Minneapolis - The Foshay

4 stars
4.2 / 5 85 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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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles Minneapolis Wed, Oct 15 - Sat, Oct 18 $195
New York Minneapolis Thu, Oct 16 - Wed, Oct 22 $308
Seattle Minneapolis Tue, Nov 11 - Tue, Nov 18 $278
Phoenix Minneapolis Wed, Nov 5 - Tue, Nov 11 $175
Denver Minneapolis Tue, Oct 21 - Sat, Oct 25 $95
Washington DC Minneapolis Fri, Nov 7 - Tue, Nov 11 $145
San Francisco Minneapolis Mon, Nov 10 - Wed, Nov 19 $293
San Diego Minneapolis Tue, Nov 4 - Sat, Nov 15 $268
Atlanta Minneapolis Tue, Nov 11 - Tue, Nov 18 $289
Orlando Minneapolis Tue, Nov 4 - Tue, Nov 11 $175
Boston Minneapolis Sat, Oct 25 - Sat, Nov 1 $246
Portland Minneapolis Thu, Oct 16 - Tue, Oct 21 $282
Dallas Minneapolis Wed, Oct 15 - Sat, Oct 18 $135
Chicago Minneapolis Tue, Sep 30 - Wed, Oct 1 $95
Philadelphia Minneapolis Tue, Sep 23 - Fri, Sep 26 $623
Newark Minneapolis Thu, Oct 30 - Mon, Nov 3 $419
Sacramento Minneapolis Wed, Oct 1 - Fri, Oct 17 $479
Las Vegas Minneapolis Wed, Oct 8 - Sat, Oct 11 $165
Baltimore Minneapolis Tue, Oct 14 - Sat, Oct 18 $135
Tampa Minneapolis Wed, Nov 5 - Sun, Nov 9 $145
Ontario Minneapolis Sat, Oct 4 - Sat, Oct 11 $318
Anchorage Minneapolis Thu, Nov 6 - Thu, Nov 13 $678
Houston Minneapolis Sat, Oct 11 - Tue, Oct 14 $133
Fort Myers Minneapolis Fri, Nov 7 - Tue, Nov 11 $210
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Minneapolis highlights

  • 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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