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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 Westin Minneapolis

4 stars
4.2 / 5 251 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.Some of the areas in the property including rooms, BANK Restaurant and Bar, and The Vault Lounge will be under renovation from 20 Nov 2014 until 07 Feb 2015.
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Millennium Hotel Minneapolis

4 stars
4.0 / 5 121 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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Hilton Minneapolis

4 stars
4.0 / 5 154 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 FeesStandard broadband Internet fee is $9.95 USD, while high-speed broadband Internet fee is $13.95 USD.
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Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

4 stars
4.2 / 5 69 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 / 5 137 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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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles Minneapolis Wed, Jan 21 - Sat, Jan 24 $187
New York Minneapolis Wed, Jan 14 - Mon, Jan 26 $329
Seattle Minneapolis Wed, Jan 21 - Wed, Jan 28 $288
Phoenix Minneapolis Tue, Jan 27 - Sun, Feb 1 $157
Denver Minneapolis Wed, Dec 31 - Mon, Jan 12 $145
Washington DC Minneapolis Sun, Dec 28 - Tue, Jan 6 $225
San Francisco Minneapolis Wed, Jan 21 - Sat, Feb 7 $298
San Diego Minneapolis Thu, Jan 8 - Sat, Jan 17 $289
Atlanta Minneapolis Thu, Jan 15 - Tue, Jan 20 $260
Orlando Minneapolis Tue, Jan 13 - Mon, Jan 19 $177
Boston Minneapolis Mon, Jan 19 - Sun, Jan 25 $279
Portland Minneapolis Tue, Feb 3 - Tue, Feb 10 $288
Dallas Minneapolis Thu, Jan 15 - Tue, Jan 20 $81
Chicago Minneapolis Wed, Jan 7 - Sat, Jan 24 $81
Philadelphia Minneapolis Fri, Dec 26 - Wed, Dec 31 $497
Newark Minneapolis Sat, Dec 27 - Sat, Jan 3 $482
Sacramento Minneapolis Wed, Jan 14 - Wed, Jan 21 $402
Las Vegas Minneapolis Wed, Dec 31 - Mon, Jan 5 $149
Baltimore Minneapolis Sat, Jan 10 - Wed, Jan 14 $244
Tampa Minneapolis Mon, Jan 12 - Sat, Jan 17 $139
Ontario Minneapolis Wed, Dec 31 - Wed, Jan 7 $297
Anchorage Minneapolis Sun, Dec 28 - Sat, Jan 10 $814
Houston Minneapolis Wed, Dec 31 - Fri, Jan 9 $225
Fort Myers Minneapolis Thu, Jan 15 - Tue, Jan 20 $186
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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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