Welcome to downtown Minneapolis, one of the major commercial and finance centers of the Midwest. 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 our hotel near downtown Minneapolis 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.
Stay at our hotel near downtown Minneapolis and enjoy a prime location that allows you to easily explore the area’s attractions. If you are interested in architecture, stop by IDS Tower, 225 South Sixth, and Wells Fargo Center, which make up the three tallest buildings in the city. The Minneapolis Central Library was designed by Cesar Pelli and is a beautiful piece of modern architecture. To view a state-of-the-art technicolor building, wander by the Orchestra Hall.
The city itself, and particularly the downtown core, is rich in culture and arts. The Guthrie Theatre in Downtown East and the Hennepin Theatre District, which houses three historic theaters, are a must-see! 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 theater performances.
To fully immerse yourself in arts and culture, the Basilica of St. Mary, the Walker Art Center, Loring Park, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, the American Swedish Institute, and the Weisman Art Museum are world-renowned museums and art galleries you can explore in downtown Minneapolis.
While the area is 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.
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.
For sports and concert fans, the U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis Convention Center, Target Field, Target Center, and the historic Depot all prove to be spectacular venues for catching a heated sporting match or large-scale event.
Book your stay today at our hotel near Downtown Minneapolis and start exploring!
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