Located on the upper course of Mississippi, Minneapolis is known for its natural lakes and parks. It is also home to cultural landmarks including the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Institute of Art, and the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Minneapolis is the perfect example of a modern American city that offers something for everyone. Whether you're a history buff, a shopaholic, or a fan of nature, Minneapolis has got you covered. So if you ever plan on going to Minneapolis for business or pleasure here are some of the top luxury hotels that you can consider.
Located in the center of Downtown Minneapolis, hotel Ivy is housed in the famous Ivy center that became a part of the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. It connects its guests to major city attractions like the Convention Center, Orchestra Hall, Nicollet Mall, and the Guthrie Theatre through a skywalk that stretches well over seven miles.
The hotel is home to one of the best spas in downtown Minneapolis with its 14 spacious treatment rooms, and different treatments including hydropathy, facials, and waxing. Other amenities include a state-of-the-art 24-hour fitness center, a business center, an on-site restaurant, and 6,000 square feet of event space that hosts different business events, parties, and workshops.
The spacious guest rooms have earthy toned interiors, with neutral-colored walls, mahogany furniture, white drapes, and greyish carpets. The rooms boast floor to ceiling windows that frame the downtown views and present a particularly beautiful scene during the evening when the whole city lights up.
The on-site restaurant Manello is famous for its coastal Italian cuisine and gets quite crowded during lunch and dinner time.
Located just across the street from the Target Center, home of the NBA Minnesota Timberwolves, Loews Minneapolis hotel is located at the juncture of the business, theatre, and entertainment districts of downtown Minneapolis. Loews is a pet-friendly hotel and makes sure that your pets feel as comfortable as you do.
Loews hotel draws a diverse crowd including suited business people, families with kids, and couples. The hotel has a pet-friendly environment and takes good care of your pets with a separate service menu especially for your pets. Other hotel amenities include a business center, on-site restaurant, on-site bar, room service, and free wifi in communal spaces.
The hotel rooms have a modern and professional look with grey color dominating the interior and hints of brown here and there. Some of the bigger suites have separate living rooms that have wooden floors, while the bedrooms have boldly patterned carpets, small work desks with plush spinning chairs, and local artwork on the opposite wall.
The Marquette is another downtown luxury hotel that gives you easy access to tons of restaurants, shops, nightclubs, and other entertainment options. It is located opposite to the Target Field which hosts all the home games for the Minnesota Twins.
Much like other local hotels the Marquette hotel also welcomes your pets. You can bring along two dogs for an additional cost of just $150. Other hotel amenities include a state-of-the-art business center that has top-of-the-range PCs and super-fast internet, an onsite restaurant, and a small gym/fitness center.
The guest rooms boast several floor-to-ceiling windows that let in a lot of sunlight to keep you productive throughout the day. The plush beds have Egyptian linens that add an extra soft touch while the bedside walls boast a grey-colored pattern that compliments the side tables and the lamps. The wall to the right of the window has a massive vanity mirror with an upholstered stool in front of the mirror. There is also a windows side sofa and a work desk.
The onsite restaurant is called Jacques restaurant and is famous for its northern Italian cuisine and classic cocktails.
Housed in the famous Foshay Tower that was modeled after the Washington Monument and built in 1929, W Minneapolis is known for its perfect blend of classic and contemporary design. It still retains some of its early 20th century elements that always remind the guests of the hotel’s classic history. The hotel lobby and other communal areas boast W’s signature look with a splash of art deco.
There is a state-of-the-art business center on-site where you can go to get some work done rather than going to a coffee. The hotel also has multiple meeting rooms and an event space that hosts seminars, workshops, business events, and parties.
The guest rooms have a really cool vibe with dark colors dominating the bedroom interior with hints of off white that makes the darker colors pop even more. The plush beds have black patterned throws consistent with the room’s decor and massive headboards that cover the entire bedside wall. The bathrooms either have walk-in showers or soaking tubs with a window that frames the city views.
The onsite restaurant is called Jacques and is known for its Northern Italian cuisine and classic cocktails
Located in the trendy Warehouse District of Minneapolis and housed in a converted warehouse that dates back to 1897, Hewing Hotel is within walking distance from Target Field light rail station and baseball stadium. The hotel has exposed wood, and brick walls that remind you of the hotel's origin as a 19th-century warehouse.
One of the best features of the Hewing hotel is its rooftop heated pool that can get quite crowded in the evening. There is also an indoor pool, a sauna, and an onsite bar.
All the guest rooms feature smart TVs, curated private bars, small work desks, and plush sofas. The retro 19th-century style is reflected by the exposed brick walls, wooden ceilings, and upholstered leather bedrooms benches.
The hotel’s flagship restaurant is called Tullibee that is famous for a Scandinavian inspired menu and its rural Nordic practices of foraging, butchery, and fermentation.