If you’d like to stay in the midst of downtown Minneapolis (just 12 miles from PRIDE), here are just a few of the hotels we like to suggest:
The Hotel Minneapolis, Autograph Collection
4.1 · 4-star hotel
Upscale lodging offering a sophisticated American restaurant & bar, plus a 24/7 fitness center.
Address: 215 S 4th St, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: (612) 340-2000
This upscale hotel is 0.7 miles from Target Field stadium, home of the Minnesota Twins baseball team, and 1.5 miles from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
The traditional-style rooms come with 42-inch flat-screens with premium cable channels, plus iPod docks, Wi-Fi and coffeemakers; some have minifridges. Upgraded rooms feature access to private lounge with free continental breakfast, snacks and a bar. Suites add sitting areas with pull-out sofas and/or wet bars.
Amenities include an upscale bar and restaurant, plus a 24-hour fitness room. There’s also a business center and meeting space, plus parking for a surcharge.
Millennium Hotel Minneapolis
4.1 · 3-star hotel
Upscale rooms & suites, plus 16 meetings spaces, an indoor pool/spa & a restaurant with a bar.
Address: 1313 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403
This snazzy business hotel linked to the Minneapolis Convention Center via skyway is 0.3 miles from the Loring Greenway trail and 9.8 miles from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Upscale rooms, many with city views, have coffeemakers, minifridges and flat-screen TVs. Upgraded rooms and suites add free WiFi and access to a club lounge for continental breakfast and snacks.
Amenities include complimentary WiFi in public spaces, and an indoor pool, sauna and gym. There’s also a 24-hour business center, a panoramic 14th-floor function space and 16 meeting rooms, plus a lobby restaurant/bar specializing in regional fare and craft beers.
Loews Minneapolis Hotel
4.4 · 4-star hotel
Contemporary quarters in a modern inn with fine dining, cocktail lounges & a full-service spa.
Address: 601 1st Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Off I-394 and across the street from the Target Center, home of the NBA Minnesota Timberwolves, this modern hotel is 1.7 miles from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. The contemporary rooms feature free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Suites add iPod docks and living areas. Some have whirlpool tubs, and 1 penthouse suite has a baby-grand piano. Dining options include a gourmet restaurant serving American cuisine and light fare in 2 refined bar/lounges. A full-service spa offers massage treatments. There’s also a fitness room and a business center.
Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot
4.2 · 4-star hotel
Refined quarters in a historic setting with free WiFi, plus an ice skating rink, dining & a gym.
Address: 225 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Set in a historic train depot in downtown Minneapolis, this polished hotel is 0.9 miles from Target Field stadium and 1.7 miles from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Rooms range from classy rooms to polished suites with living rooms, pull-out sofas and dining areas. All of the rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screens, coffeemakers and minifridges. Select rooms add access to a club lounge with free breakfast and snacks.
The hotel houses a seasonal indoor ice skating rink, plus a game room, gift shop and an American-style restaurant/bar. Other amenities include fitness facilities, a hot tub, a business center and 11 meeting rooms.
Le Méridien Chambers Minneapolis
4.4 · 4-star hotel
Swanky boutique hotel with 200-plus pieces of contemporary art, upscale eatery & winter ice bar.
Address: 901 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
This art-focused luxury hotel in a landmark revival building is a minute’s walk from the Orpheum Theater, a mile from the Walker Art Center and 1.3 miles from the Guthrie Theater. Airy rooms are furnished in a contemporary fashion. En suite bathrooms have rainfall shower heads, flat-screen TVs and iPod docks. Upgraded rooms feature original art and sitting areas. Suites add kitchenettes and free-standing tubs, and some have balconies.
Amenities include a stylish bar and restaurant, exercise room and a modern art gallery, plus free WiFi in public areas. Meeting rooms and event space for up to 200 guests are also offered.
W Minneapolis – The Foshay
4.2 · 4-star hotel
Hip hotel with stylish rooms, an upscale steakhouse, a gym & 2 bars (1 with 360-degree city views).
Address: 821 Marquette Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55402
In a historic 1920s tower half a mile from Target Center stadium, this sleek hotel is 1.4 miles from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Swanky rooms feature flat-screens with DVD players, WiFi access, iPod docks and a selection of snacks. Select rooms and suites add desks, rainfall showers, soaking tubs, living rooms, fireplaces and wet bars. In-room minifridges and microwaves are also available. The hotel has a classy steakhouse, a lobby bar and a 27th floor bar with panoramic city views. Additional amenities include a 24/7 business center, free loaner iPods and DVDs, fitness facilities and vast meeting space.
Hotel Ivy, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Minneapolis
4.2 · 4-star hotel
Sleek rooms in an upscale hotel with a spa, meeting rooms & a bar/restaurant serving regional fare.
Address: 201 S 11th St, Minneapolis, MN 55403
In downtown Minneapolis, this contemporary, upscale hotel lies 2 blocks from Minneapolis Convention Center and 11.9 miles from Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport. Sleek rooms and suites come with flat-screen TVs, sitting areas and luxurious limestone bathrooms. Upgraded rooms add free WiFi and access to a private lounge with complimentary cocktails. A posh bar/restaurant serves cocktails and sustainably sourced regional cuisine. There’s also a fitness center, spa (fee) and business center with meeting rooms. An airport shuttle is available (extra).
If you are more interested in being closer to PRIDE and the Mall of America, these are some of the hotels available to you:
Sheraton Bloomington Hotel
4.2 · 4-star hotel
Unfussy rooms & suites with free Starbucks coffee, plus an exercise room & a business center.
Address: 5601 W 78th St, Minneapolis, MN 55439
Crowne Plaza Bloomington Msp Airport / Moa
4.2 · 3-star hotel
Straightforward lodging with a free local shuttle & Wi-Fi, plus dining options & an indoor pool.
Address: 5401 Green Valley Dr, Bloomington, MN 55437
4.3 · 4-star hotel
Contemporary hotel with indoor pool, fitness center & steakhouse, plus a free airport/mall shuttle.
Address: 3900 American Blvd W, Bloomington, MN 55437
This modern hotel, off Interstate 494, is 5.3 miles from the 4-level Mall of America and 6.8 miles from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
All rooms offer sophisticated decor and custom-designed beds, plus flat-screen TVs and WiFi (fee). Executive rooms provide access to the Executive Lounge’s free breakfast and evening appetizers. Suites add separate living areas.
Amenities include a steakhouse restaurant and a lounge, plus a heated indoor pool and whirlpool. There’s also a 24/7 fitness center, a business center and 9,200 sq ft of meeting space, plus a free shuttle service to the airport and mall.
Minneapolis Marriott Southwest
3.9 · 3-star hotel
Contemporary property with a casual restaurant, an indoor pool & a gym, plus a free airport shuttle.
Address: 5801 Opus Pkwy, Minnetonka, MN 55343
This modern, high-rise hotel is a 4-mile drive from Braemar Golf Course and a 12.2-mile drive from the Walker Art Center.
The upscale rooms have flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels, desks with ergonomic chairs, and coffeemakers. WiFi is available. Some rooms include access to a lounge with free continental breakfast and evening appetizers. Suites add minifridges, pull-out sofas and/or whirlpool tubs.
Freebies include lobby WiFi and an airport shuttle. There’s a casual restaurant and a coffee shop, as well as an indoor pool, a hot tub and a fitness center. Other amenities include a business center and 14,000 sq ft of event space.