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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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Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

4 stars
4.2 / 5 95 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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Loews Minneapolis Hotel

4 stars
4.2 / 5 81 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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Hilton Minneapolis

4 stars
4.1 / 5 169 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 feetWi-Fi 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.  RoomsThe Hilton Minneapolis offers 821 deluxe guest rooms and suites decorated in rich ambers, reds and tans with hand-carved oak woodwork. Guests enjoy Wi-Fi access (at cost), 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. Business rooms have complimentary Wi-Fi access. 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 FeesInternet access fees: $12.95 USD for speeds of 6144/3072 and $18.95 USD for speeds of 10240 /5120.Overnight self-parking fee is $14 and overnight valet parking fee is $27.
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Best Western Normandy Inn & Suites

3 stars
3.9 / 5 180 reviews
Charming European style innkeeper since 1925 The warm chalet-style exterior of the Best Western Normandy Inn & Suites is inviting against the cool Minneapolis skyline. This same style is reflected in recently renovated guest rooms and other thoughtful details. Conveniently located near the Metrodome, Nicollet Mall and Orchestra Hall, this downtown Minneapolis hotel offers free shuttles to the Minneapolis Convention Center and Target Field for Twins games. Guests enjoy free access to the heated indoor pool, whirlpool and sauna. Fresh baked cookies and milk are offered every night at 10 p.m. Highlights4-story garden atrium houses a heated indoor swimming pool, whirlpool and sauna3 blocks from the Light Rail serving the MSP Airport and Mall of AmericaDelicious home style cooking at the on-site Normandy KitchenFree high-speed wireless Internet accessNew Fitness Suite offers cardio machines and free weights RoomsThe guest room and suites at the Best Western Normandy Inn & Suites are newly appointed with modern amenities. Guests enjoy a large work desk, free high-speed wireless Internet, new flat-screen TV and satellite cable. Euro-style bedding, pillow-top mattresses and fluffy duvets promise a restful sleep. In-room amenities include a coffee and tea maker, hairdryer, iron and ironing board. Suites with separate living room, kitchenette and adjoining guest rooms are also available. FeaturesAt the Best Western Normandy Inn, a working piano surrounded by a fireplace and large chairs adds distinct character to the hotel's lounge area. The on-site Normandy Kitchen is a cozy yet upscale restaurant with reasonably priced American and Bistro style dishes. The high-backed leather booths, mahogany woodwork and sidewalk-view windows lend to a very European atmosphere. The Normandy Kitchen is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.Guests can fit in a workout at the onsite exercise facility offering weightlifting equipment, a treadmill and stationary bike. The heated indoor pool is housed by a 4-story atrium and includes a jacuzzi and sauna. TransportationMinneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (9.4 mi/15.1 km)Amtrak (5.8 mi/9.3 km) AttractionsMetrodome (0.7 mi /1.1 km)Minneapolis Convention Center (0.8 mi /1.3 km)Nicollet Mall (0.9 mi /1.4 km)Guthrie Theatre (0.9 mi /1.4 km)Target Center (0.9 mi /1.4 km)Downtown St. Paul (9.5 mi /15.2 km) Business5,900 square feet of banquet and meeting spaceNewly renovated Continental Room comfortably hosts up to 240 people2 board rooms and 3 classroomsFree computers with Internet access are available in the Business Center Policies and feesThe pool area will be closed for remodelling from December 2 to 23.
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Millennium Hotel Minneapolis

4 stars
4.0 / 5 140 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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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles Minneapolis Sat, Jun 6 - Tue, Jun 9 $237
New York Minneapolis Sat, Jun 20 - Tue, Jun 23 $223
Seattle Minneapolis Fri, Jun 12 - Sat, Jun 20 $329
Phoenix Minneapolis Sun, May 24 - Tue, Jun 2 $302
Denver Minneapolis Tue, Jun 9 - Tue, Jun 16 $97
Washington DC Minneapolis Mon, Jun 1 - Sat, Jun 6 $175
San Francisco Minneapolis Wed, Jun 17 - Mon, Jun 22 $357
San Diego Minneapolis Wed, May 27 - Tue, Jun 2 $311
Atlanta Minneapolis Sun, Jul 12 - Sat, Jul 18 $158
Orlando Minneapolis Tue, Jun 9 - Sat, Jun 13 $269
Boston Minneapolis Tue, Jun 30 - Sat, Jul 4 $284
Portland Minneapolis Tue, Jun 2 - Sat, Jun 6 $284
Dallas Minneapolis Sat, May 30 - Sat, Jun 6 $167
Chicago Minneapolis Tue, Jun 9 - Thu, Jun 11 $107
Philadelphia Minneapolis Thu, Jun 18 - Tue, Jun 23 $312
Newark Minneapolis Tue, Jun 16 - Tue, Jun 30 $419
Sacramento Minneapolis Tue, Jun 9 - Wed, Jun 17 $420
Las Vegas Minneapolis Sun, May 24 - Mon, May 25 $95
Baltimore Minneapolis Wed, Jun 3 - Tue, Jun 9 $187
Tampa Minneapolis Mon, Jul 13 - Mon, Jul 20 $284
Ontario Minneapolis Tue, Jun 9 - Sat, Jun 13 $385
Anchorage Minneapolis Sat, Jun 6 - Fri, Jun 12 $510
Houston Minneapolis Mon, Jun 8 - Wed, Jun 10 $177
Fort Myers Minneapolis Sat, Jul 4 - Tue, Jul 14 $280
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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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