Hotels near Williams Arena and Sports Pavilion
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Opened in 1928, Williams Arena has an important place in college basketball history. However, thanks to a recent makeover, the arena is now one of the country's most technologically advanced. If you're a basketball fan, and you've never visited Minneapolis, a visit to Williams Arena should definitely be on your agenda. 

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Williams Arena and Sports Pavilion

Neighborhoods near Williams Arena and Sports Pavilion
Willard HayHaleNear North
TownePlace Suites Minneapolis Downtown/North Loop
TownePlace Suites Minneapolis Downtown/North Loop
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8.7
Excellent
525 North 2nd Street, Minneapolis
from $109
Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Downtown, MN
Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Downtown, MN
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8.5
Excellent
1101 4th Avenue South, Minneapolis
from $84
Hotel Ivy, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Minneapolis
Hotel Ivy, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Minneapolis
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9.1
Excellent
201 South Eleventh Street, Minneapolis
from $127
University Inn
University Inn
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7.9
Good
925 4th Street SE, Minneapolis
from $99
Graduate Minneapolis
Graduate Minneapolis
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8.7
Excellent
615 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis
from $129
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Minneapolis
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Minneapolis
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8.0
Excellent
1101 LaSalle Avenue, Minneapolis
from $89
Delta Hotels Minneapolis Northeast
Delta Hotels Minneapolis Northeast
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8.2
Excellent
1330 Industrial Boulevard NE, Minneapolis
from $92
Aloft Minneapolis
Aloft Minneapolis
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8.3
Excellent
900 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
from $111
The Westin Minneapolis
The Westin Minneapolis
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8.5
Excellent
88 S 6th St, Minneapolis
from $116
Millennium Hotel Minneapolis
Millennium Hotel Minneapolis
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8.2
Excellent
1313 Nicollett Mall, Minneapolis
from $89
More About Hotels near Williams Arena and Sports Pavilion...

What is Williams Arena?

Home to the University of Minnesota's Golden Gopher basketball team, Williams Arena has undergone several transformations over the years to become the cutting-edge stadium it is today. New LED scoreboards and state-of-the-art sound systems enhance the stadium experience. 

Which Hotels Have the Best Views Near Williams Arena?

Most of the hotels within a mile of the stadium are 4-star hotels, and most offer decent views of the city skyline. A great budget option is the Days Inn Hotel. It's 0.3 kms from Williams Arena and offers exceptional value.  

What Are the Benefits or Drawbacks from Staying at a Hotel Near Williams Arena?

Staying near Williams Arena means you are closer to the university, which is over the river from the downtown area. This is great for the younger college crowd, but takes you a little out of the city center.

What Do I Need to Know About Williams Arena?

If you planning to buy tickets in the upper deck, be careful. Getting there means walking up a steep staircase, so try to get a seat close to an elevator. Being an older stadium means there's also not much leg room. Otherwise, a trip to Williams Arena is a really fun experience.