Hotels near University of Minnesota
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So, you are headed to the University of Minnesota and are looking for lodging? If you need Minneapolis hotel deals, the area around campus has plenty of options and is convenient. Downtown is just a short drive away, and the university hosts many events for the whole family. Getting around is just as easy, no matter where you stay in the city, and regardless of your budget and travel style.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near University of Minnesota

Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Downtown
Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Downtown
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4.3
903 reviews
1101 4th Ave S, Minneapolis
from $99
Marriott Minneapolis City Center
Marriott Minneapolis City Center
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3.8
705 reviews
30 S 7th St, Minneapolis
from $110
The Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel
The Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel
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4.3
440 reviews
225 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis
from $116
TownePlace Suites by Marriott - Minneapolis Downtown
TownePlace Suites by Marriott - Minneapolis Downtown
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3.6
252 reviews
525 N 2nd St, Minneapolis
from $125
The Westin Minneapolis
The Westin Minneapolis
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3.8
1230 reviews
88 S 6th St, Minneapolis
from $79
W Minneapolis - The Foshay
W Minneapolis - The Foshay
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4.0
1607 reviews
821 Marquette Ave, Minneapolis
from $97
The Hotel Minneapolis, Autograph Collection
The Hotel Minneapolis, Autograph Collection
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3.8
1505 reviews
215 Fourth Street South, Minneapolis
from $115
The Commons Hotel - A Noble House Hotel
The Commons Hotel - A Noble House Hotel
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4.0
794 reviews
615 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis
from $125
Metro Inn Motel
Metro Inn Motel
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2.5
66 reviews
5637 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis
from $64
Days Inn Hotel on University
Days Inn Hotel on University
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3.4
712 reviews
2407 University Ave Se, Minneapolis
from $84
More About Hotels near University of Minnesota...

Cheap Minneapolis Hotels and Motels

Less than $100 will get you a night at the Millennium Hotel Minneapolis. The friendly staff gives guests a great experience at this landmark hotel in the downtown area. If you’re planning to use public transportation to get around, you’ll avoid paying for parking.

The Aloft Minneapolis is a trendy hotel in the middle of downtown Minneapolis and is ideal for families if you plan to spend considerable time in the heart of the city. You can easily explore the Mill District and other parts of town. For a little more than $100 per night, guests have access to free Internet, activities for children, and the hotel’s lounge and restaurant.

For just $75 per night, the Snelling Motel is frills-free. Their rooms have microwaves and refrigerators and it’s near the light rail, making it easy to get to the city’s attractions and the airport.

Stay Near the Action

Enjoy making your own meals in a kitchen, sleep in a comfy bed and stay just four blocks from the university when you stay at the University Inn. A double suite can run you around $100 per night, which adds to the value when you don’t have to dine out or pay for Wi-Fi, plus you get free parking and morning coffee in the lobby.

The Days Inn Minneapolis lets you bring your pets, and offers free breakfast, wireless Internet, and parking, giving you more bang for your buck. At just $80 per night, you won’t find a much better deal so close to campus, which is right across the street.

Live Like a Local

When looking for a more personalized stay, check out the vacation rentals available on Airbnb. Several dozen houses and apartments are near the university, and half of them are between $60 and $100 per night, making this a comparable alternative to a cheap hotel or motel in the area. You’ll have a local’s perspective of the city, with more room to spread out, kitchen facilities, and often a washing machine and Internet connectivity.

Neighborhoods with Easy Access to the University

When in Minneapolis for the university, you’ll want to stay close to campus. If you enjoy walking, Como, Prospect Park, Cedar Riverside, and Marcy Holmes are the most convenient neighborhoods for your visit. Seward, Nicolet Island East Bank, and St. Anthony East and West are within biking distance.

Bicycle rentals are available throughout the downtown area for just $6 per day. Ride all over the city on the bus or the light rail train from $1.75 per ride or $6 for an all-day ticket that can be utilized on both. If you plan to visit the university as well as other parts of the city, a rental car is your best option for getting around quickly on your own schedule.

Minneapolis can be affordable and budget-friendly when you need it to be. Cheap hotels are located around town and nearby attractions, including many free ones like the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Altered Esthetics Gallery, the tour of Surly Brewing, and live music at the 331 Club. Filling in your trip with freebies and affordable activities can allow you to splurge on college sporting events and more. Allow Hipmunk to help you find the perfect hotel at the perfect price for your trip.

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