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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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University Inn Minneapolis

3 stars
3.9 / 5 26 reviews
An extended stay hotel located within the University of Minnesota campus and just minutes from downtown Minneapolis. University Inn Minneapolis invites you to relax in one of the 45 innovative private rooms, which include a kitchenette, private bath, high speed internet and cable TV. The comfortable lobby is also ready for you to meet with friends or to just relax.
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Best Western Normandy Inn & Suites

3 stars
3.9 / 5 171 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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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington - Minneapolis South

4 stars
3.9 / 5 125 reviews
Enjoy a warm welcome at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington - Minneapolis South, and savor our signature warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie on arrival. Conveniently located just off I-494 and Hwy 100, our inviting Bloomington, MN hotel is only ten minutes from Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport (MSP) and the world-famous Mall of America. With plenty of on-site parking, the hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to the airport and local venues.Choose from a variety of comfortable guest rooms and suites including pool-side rooms with balconies, whirlpool suites and Executive level accommodations. Stay connected in the comfort of your room with WiFi, or catch up with work in the business center.Offering 70,000 sq. ft. of flexible function space, including two elegant ballrooms, our hotel in Bloomington, MN presents the perfect venue for your next event. Meetings, conventions, social occasions and weddings are a specialty at our hotel south of Minneapolis. Enjoy professional planning and dedicated catering services from our friendly banquet staff.Plunge into the pool or re-energize with a workout in the modern fitness center. Lounge in the large, soothing whirlpool or refresh in the sauna after a long day. Experience the farm-to-table concept at our on-site restaurant, Crescent Kitchen or unwind in the bar known for its craft brews and over 80 small batch bourbons and scotches.
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Crowne Plaza MINNEAPOLIS NORTHSTAR DOWNTOWN

3 stars
3.9 / 5 106 reviews
Beautiful outdoor courtyard and prime downtown connectionOffering superb service and unrivaled amenities, the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis Downtown (Northstar) is a top choice for business and leisure guests. The hotel's prime location is within blocks of city treasures like the Walker Art Center, Nicollet Mall and the Guthrie Theatre. The AAA Three Diamond rated hotel scores especially high with business travelers for its ample event space and top-notch Business Center. Take advantage of the 24-hour fitness center, then unwind at the on-site Cafe Northstar fireplace lounge. HighlightsWalking walking distance to area restaurants, entertainment and shoppingConnected on the seventh floor to the climate-controlled SkywayPicturesque outdoor Skygarden open during Spring, Summer and Fall RoomsThe Crowne Plaza's 222 luxurious guest rooms are dressed in a maple tones with sophisticated touches and plush beds. Rooms include high-speed wireless Internet access (fees apply), ample work desk and flat-screen TV. The pretty marble bathrooms include a multi-feature shower head, Renew Botanicals bath amenities and vanity mirror. Executive Club Level rooms at the downtown Crowne Plaza Minneapolis include exclusive access to the Executive Lounge, a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. FeaturesThe contemporary fitness center offers state-of-the-art facilities with aerobic and anaerobic exercise equipment, resistance training machines and free weights.Reward a workout or start an adventurous day at the on-site Cafe Northstar. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Cafe Northstar offers casual dining and a cozy fireside eating area and bar. Located on the seventh floor, the restaurant is also connected to the Minneapolis Skyway. Or visit the Krona Bar and Grill for savory American Mediterranean cuisine and be sure to check out the bountiful wine list. The Crowne Plaza Minneapolis Downtown (Northstar) is within 2.5 blocks of two Light Rail stations, which can take visitors to virtually anywhere in the Twin Cities, including the Mall of America and MSP Airport. TransportationMinneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (13.1 mi /21 km) AttractionsNicollet Mall (0.5 mi /0.8 km)Target Center (0.5 mi /0.75 km)Metrodome (0.9 mi /1.5 km)Minneapolis Convention Center (0.9 mi /1.4 km)Orchestra Hall (1 mi /1.7 km)Guthrie Theatre (1.1 mi /1.8 km)Stone Arch Bridge and St. Anthony Falls (1.9 mi /3 km)Mall of America (10.8 mi /17.4 km)Downtown St. Paul (11.1 mi /17.9 km) Business12 conference roomsBusiness Center features two computer workstations and printing capabilities
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Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

4 stars
4.2 / 5 88 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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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles Minneapolis Tue, May 19 - Thu, May 21 $237
New York Minneapolis Tue, Apr 14 - Tue, Apr 21 $265
Seattle Minneapolis Sat, Apr 18 - Wed, Apr 22 $265
Phoenix Minneapolis Thu, Apr 30 - Thu, May 7 $197
Denver Minneapolis Fri, Apr 24 - Tue, Apr 28 $105
Washington DC Minneapolis Wed, Apr 15 - Mon, Apr 20 $299
San Francisco Minneapolis Wed, May 13 - Tue, May 19 $283
San Diego Minneapolis Thu, Apr 16 - Thu, Apr 23 $328
Atlanta Minneapolis Wed, May 6 - Tue, May 12 $118
Orlando Minneapolis Fri, Apr 17 - Tue, Apr 21 $211
Boston Minneapolis Thu, Apr 9 - Tue, Apr 21 $269
Portland Minneapolis Tue, May 26 - Tue, Jun 2 $284
Dallas Minneapolis Wed, May 20 - Sat, May 30 $137
Chicago Minneapolis Mon, Apr 20 - Thu, Apr 23 $81
Philadelphia Minneapolis Tue, May 5 - Wed, May 6 $118
Newark Minneapolis Fri, May 1 - Sun, May 10 $371
Sacramento Minneapolis Fri, Apr 17 - Sat, Apr 25 $363
Las Vegas Minneapolis Wed, May 20 - Tue, May 26 $227
Baltimore Minneapolis Thu, Apr 16 - Tue, Apr 21 $167
Tampa Minneapolis Fri, Apr 10 - Wed, Apr 15 $209
Ontario Minneapolis Fri, Apr 3 - Fri, Apr 10 Check rates
Anchorage Minneapolis Tue, May 26 - Sat, Jun 6 $630
Houston Minneapolis Wed, May 20 - Sat, May 23 $157
Fort Myers Minneapolis Wed, Apr 15 - Thu, Apr 23 $300
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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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