Prime Rate Inn, Your Affordable Hotel Near Downtown Minneapolis, MN
Enjoy easy access to one of the major commercial and finance centers of the Midwest when you stay at our hotel near downtown Minneapolis, MN. Located just 15 miles from our hotel, this bustling hub for arts, entertainment, shopping, dining, and business boasts a myriad of things to do and see, and Prime Rate Inn puts you in the perfect location for discovering it all! The downtown core is broken up into several distinct districts, each with its own history and charm.
Visiting the Cities
Stay at our hotel near downtown Minneapolis and enjoy a prime location that allows you to easily explore the area’s attractions.
Travel Update: Minneapolis is currently at Phase III of reopening. People are required to wear a mask or face covering in all indoor spaces and businesses. Most major attractions and restaurants are open with limited capacity. Plan ahead – visit the Minneapolis COVID-19 Health & Safety Information page for city updates, and visit each attraction website to see their most up-to-date hours and health & safety procedures.
Interested in architecture?
- Stop by the three tallest buildings in the city: IDS Tower, 225 South Sixth, and Wells Fargo Center.
- Tour a beautiful example of modern architecture designed by Cesar Pelli, The Minneapolis Central Library.
- Walk through Orchestra Hall to see a state-of-the-art Technicolor building.
The city itself, and particularly the downtown core, is rich in culture and arts.
A must-see is the Hennepin Theatre District, which houses three historic theaters, as well as the Guthrie Theatre in Downtown East. Get tickets and catch a show or simply appreciate their intricate façade and interiors.
The Children’s Theatre Company and The University of Minnesota’s Northrop Auditorium are also wonderful options for appreciating live performances.
Fully immerse yourself in arts and culture while staying at our hotel near downtown Minneapolis and visit world-renowned museums and art galleries in the area. Must-visits include:
- The Basilica of St. Mary
- The Walker Art Center
- Loring Park
- Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
- The American Swedish Institute
- The Weisman Art Museum
Shopping and Entertainment
Home to several Fortune 500 companies’ headquarters, including Target, Wells Fargo, and Ameriprise Financial, downtown Minneapolis is also rich with retail shops. The world-famous Mall of America resides in the downtown core, as does Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis’ version of Main Street.
During the summer months, indulge in some fresh fare at either of the downtown farmers’ markets, Nicollet Mall Farmers’ Market and Mill City Farmers’ Market.
There’s no shortage of spectacular venues for catching a heated sports match or large-scale concert! Easily attend events at these venues when staying at our hotel close to downtown Minneapolis, MN:
- U. S. Bank Stadium
- Minneapolis Convention Center
- Target Field
- The Historic Depot