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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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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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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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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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The Marquette by Hilton

4 stars
4.2 / 5 132 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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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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Los Angeles Minneapolis Thu, May 28 - Tue, Jun 2 $227
New York Minneapolis Wed, May 27 - Tue, Jun 2 $195
Seattle Minneapolis Tue, Jun 9 - Tue, Jun 16 $279
Phoenix Minneapolis Wed, May 27 - Thu, Jun 4 $245
Denver Minneapolis Tue, Jun 16 - Sat, Jun 20 $104
Washington DC Minneapolis Wed, May 20 - Sat, May 30 $170
San Francisco Minneapolis Fri, May 8 - Tue, May 12 $299
San Diego Minneapolis Mon, May 11 - Sun, May 17 $315
Atlanta Minneapolis Tue, Jun 9 - Tue, Jun 16 $132
Orlando Minneapolis Tue, Jun 2 - Sat, Jun 6 $234
Boston Minneapolis Tue, May 19 - Sat, May 23 $284
Portland Minneapolis Tue, May 26 - Tue, Jun 2 $284
Dallas Minneapolis Wed, May 20 - Wed, May 27 $137
Chicago Minneapolis Tue, May 19 - Thu, May 21 $97
Philadelphia Minneapolis Tue, Jun 16 - Wed, Jun 17 $200
Newark Minneapolis Tue, Jun 30 - Wed, Jul 8 $371
Sacramento Minneapolis Sat, May 30 - Tue, Jun 2 $381
Las Vegas Minneapolis Wed, May 13 - Sat, May 16 $157
Baltimore Minneapolis Tue, Jun 2 - Tue, Jun 9 $157
Tampa Minneapolis Wed, Jun 3 - Fri, Jun 12 $274
Ontario Minneapolis Tue, Jun 2 - Fri, Jun 12 $352
Anchorage Minneapolis Thu, Jun 11 - Fri, Jun 12 $482
Houston Minneapolis Wed, May 20 - Wed, May 27 $147
Fort Myers Minneapolis Tue, Jun 2 - Tue, Jun 9 $274
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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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