Forming one of the “Twin Cities” together with St. Paul is the city of Minneapolis. It’s a fast-growing vibrant city that used to be the ”Flour Milling Capital of the World.” Known as being one of the coldest cities in the country, Minneapolis has the most days with below zero temperature. Cleaved by the Mississippi River, it has become a cultural and art center. It is a witness to a number of people coming from many artistic backgrounds, be it chefs, artists, or architects. It is also home to Walker Art Center, one of the biggest modern museums in the US, and Minneapolis Institute of Art. Coupled with the coolest themed hotels, this city offers a creative atmosphere. Scroll down below to find the top themed hotels in Minneapolis, Minnesota, that will surely complete your experience.
Looking to chill and dine in a chic fraternity dorm-inspired hotel? Graduate Minneapolis is the perfect place that will make you feel like a student again. It’s a boutique hotel that features Topgolf Swing Suite, a 4D golfing experience, and The Beacon, which serves regional American cuisine. It is located within University of Minnesota, and during football season, it has a game plan for the weekend when the Gophers play. This game plan involves preparing for a rally and having brunch the day after the match. Furthermore, It has rooms that can accommodate up to four adults, and pets are allowed to stay at an additional fee. It also has a fitness center, free WiFi, and parking for a fee.
Moxy Minneapolis Uptown has a modern-meets-60s vibe, showing off its whimsical style in different areas. For instance, the front desk is vibrant and looks similar to a bar, while the rooms have a toned-down brown-and-gray color with interesting touches. It has soundproofed rooms with air-conditioning, motion-activated LED lights, walk-in showers in a private bathroom, and a TV. The halls and elevators are also wide enough for a wheelchair to pass through. Furthermore, it has a fitness center, a nightclub, a bar, evening entertainment, and a games room where you can play in-house board games or table tennis. Paid parking, a 24-hour front desk, and free WiFi are available, too.
Connected to the Minneapolis skyway, Hotel Ivy has a classic, elegant style that makes guests feel like royalty. It has rooms with a bathtub, a minibar, a TV, and a coffee maker. Want to feel like a king or queen as you overlook the beautiful Minneapolis? Stay at the two-story penthouse and feel regal with your own rooftop balcony. Enjoy refined Italian cuisine and some craft cocktails only at the Monello restaurant, or celebrate special occasions and have rare champagnes at The Bar at Hotel Ivy.
Downtown East used to be where mills and factories were built when Minneapolis was the “Flour Milling Capital of the World.” Now, industrial design meets modern furnishings here as some of these buildings have been renovated into hotels for tourists to stay in. One of these hotels is Moxy Minneapolis Downtown. It has a sleek and modern architecture with industrial interiors. It has rooms for up to two guests with air-conditioning and a TV, and it allows pets to stay for a fee. The hotel also has paid parking, free WiFi, a bar, a fitness center, and a 24-hour front desk. If you want to stay in a place with a hip design, this hotel is for you.
A historical building turned into a hotel, Canopy by Hilton Minneapolis Mill District is a hotel with a modern industrial design while keeping the essence of the past with its exposed brick walls. It has a variety of rooms with designs ranging from red brick walls to wooden beams, each capable of accommodating two to four adults. Each air-conditioned unit has a fridge and allows pets inside with an additional charge. At the Umbra restaurant, guests can dine and eat healthy food that is locally inspired. You can also have a delectable dessert after. A bar and a fitness center are also offered here. Other amenities include free WiFi, an ATM, luggage storage, a 24-hour front desk, and a designated smoking area. Parking is also available for a fee per day.
With a warm and inviting interior, the rustic-inspired four-star Elliot Park Hotel is a great place to stay. Tucked away in downtown Minneapolis, it is a hidden gem. It’s also inspired by Hygge (pronounced as ‘hue-guh’), a Danish word that describes having a cozy feeling, which is seen by its warm and soothing colors. It has rooms that are equipped with air-conditioning, a TV, a fridge, a coffee machine, a desk, and a private bathroom with a shower, a hairdryer, and free toiletries. Experience authentic Italian cuisine at Tavola, where wood-fired ovens and warm candlelights invite you to dine. Parking, a fitness center, a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, and free WiFi, are also available here.
W Minneapolis - The Foshay is a four-star hotel that welcomes you back to the roaring 20s. Walk into its halls and feel the jazzy soul of the 1920s that is brought to life by the hotel’s Art Deco-esque neon lights and heavily patterned interiors. It has rooms that can accommodate up to four guests, and all units come with air-conditioning and a bathroom with free toiletries and a bathrobe. Head over to Manny’s Steakhouse for high-quality meat, The Living Room for drinks with live music, and Prohibition Bar for classic cocktails with great views. An observation deck on the 30th floor gives you a panoramic view of Minneapolis. This hotel also comes with paid WiFi and parking. At the 24-hour front desk, staff can interact in English, Spanish, and French.
Enjoy your stay at Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, where high style and high-tech facilities meet timeless history. Standing on the site of a former train station, this hotel has an indoor pool, a fitness center, an outdoor fireplace, free WiFi, and parking. It also has rooms that can accommodate up to five guests. While the last train may have set off all the way back in 1971, this hotel still offers a taste of history with its Renaissance Revival style. Dine and drink at Milwaukee Road. This restaurant and bar blows a whistle at night, signifying the start of the weekday bar ritual. If you prefer a private setting, head to the Hole in the Wall, also known as the Flamingo Room, a hidden gem only known by “word of mouth.”
Completed in 1929 and inspired by Rufus Rand, Jr., a famous pilot, war hero, and industrial giant in Minneapolis, the Rand Tower Hotel is a 1920s-inspired hotel. It boasts an Art Deco design with symmetrical ornaments. Furthermore, it has non-smoking soundproof rooms that cater to all sorts of people, some can even accommodate up to six guests. The hotel has two bars, Rand Tower, which overlooks Minneapolis, and Whiskey & Soda, which has a Great Gatsby vibe. With accessible parking, a designated smoking area, ATMs, a fitness center, a sun terrace, and a 24-hour front desk, the hotel offers everything you need.
Where rustic meets modern, the locally-inspired Hewing Hotel is found in the middle of the Warehouse District, also known as North Loop. It comes with a rooftop pool, a lounge, a hot tub, a sauna, and a billiards table. Its rooms have a TV, a work desk, a minibar, a closet, a mirror, and a safety deposit box. Plus, each unit is decorated with designs inspired by local literature and various artworks. Its restaurant, Tullibee, serves Nordic cuisine that is locally sourced. It also has a natural, aged setting with wooden furniture and brick walls, following a rustic theme. Other amenities include a fitness center, a business center, a banquet event space, a bar, a designated smoking area, free WiFi, ATMs, and a 24-hour front desk, and parking.
Experience the cool city of Minneapolis
Minneapolis is nothing short of things to do. Come here and see for yourself why Minneapolis should be your next destination. With beautiful themed hotels boasting its locally artistic side, discover a new world or go back in time.
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