There are 30 Minneapolis hotels downtown and some are in really bad neighborhoods. Two hotels in downtown Minneapolis give great deals if you book directly, and they both have incredibly unique amenities not found at normal hotels. People travel to Minneapolis in all four seasons, so it is crucial too be close to the center of the city, but in a safe neighborhood. Here are two safe, convenient, unique downtown Minneapolis MN hotels:
Oaklands on 9th, Downtown Minneapolis Hotel
Imagine a studio with a kitchenette, overlooking downtown with views of the Foshay Tower and other skyscrapers. That is the Oaklands on 9th downtown Minneapolis Hotel. The shower, bed, huge desk, refrigerator and microwave make you feel like home, only better. The kitchenette is an amazing amenity, but so is cheap parking downtown. Also, if you are visiting in one of the cold seasons, the skyway is across the street which is the portal to the covered walkways which go everywhere in Minneapolis. Click here to get a deal when you book directly.
Oaklands on 9th, Unbeatable Location
The Oaklands is the best lodging downtown because of its location. It is near the exact center of downtown Minneapolis which puts it within walking distance of every huge venue in Minneapolis. For instance, it is near (less than a 15 minute walk) the three big sports arenas US Bank Stadium, Target Field and Target Center. It is also near music venues like the Armory, First Avenue, the Dakota Jazz Club and Symphony Hall. Perfectly situated, it is also near the Minneapolis Convention Center, and theaters like the Orpheum, State Theater and the Guthrie. From the Oaklands you can quickly get to Target for shopping, and countless bars and restaurants.
300 Clifton, top Downtown Minneapolis Hotel
Of all of the Minneapolis hotels downtown, no lodging has the luxury of 300 Clifton. There are gardens, private parking, and a hot tub spa on the estate. The rooms are spacious, with refrigerators, walk-in showers and luxury linens. But you can get a deal at 300 Clifton by booking directly. Click here to see the incredible rooms 300 Clifton has to offer.
The mansion is full of other amenities. For instance, There is a game room with free pinball, free video games, and free pool table. There is a movie room, and a haunted lounge…wacky! The mansion has countless splendid rooms straight out of the Gilded Age. 300 Clifton is an incredible backdrop to any visit to downtown Minneapolis.
Free Food, while staying at 300 Clifton
Most Minneapolis hotels downtown have a restaurant, but 300 Clifton goes one step further. Your room comes with one free meal a day! You get a voucher to eat at the Nicollet Diner (also right downtown). The Nicollet Diner is open 24hrs so you can make it breakfast, lunch, or dinner. That is totally unique for hotels downtown Minneapolis MN.
300 Clifton, Safe Location on the Park
Be aware of your location whenever you book a hotel downtown in any city. 300 Clifton is a historic mansion on a bluff in the middle of a huge estate, on a quiet street. If you find a cheap hotel room, it is likely in a rough part of town. 300 Clifton is in the middle of Minneapolis, without the congestion. Walk through the beautiful Loring Park on your way to the center of downtown Minneapolis, not the alternative. Enjoy your stay, by enjoying your peace of mind.