"The room was clean, and the hotel lobby was nice. Wonderful, attentive, helpful front desk clerks and restaurant staff. Great place to stay near the University of Minnesota. There were restaurants nearby featuring typical college fare.2021-10-29"
"Great hotel. My room was clean, and the employees were friendly.2021-04-18"
"Excellent location for a U. of M. visit. The hotel room was sparkly clean, and the staff was efficient and helpful. Book it.2020-11-07"
"The room was nice, and the hotel staff was friendly and seemed to like their jobs. Stay here.2022-03-18"
"The hotel staff helped shuttle us to Allianz and explain how to take the metro back. They were patient with our questions. The breakfast attendant kept things stocked, and the variety was nice, but waffle batter ran out and wasn't replenished 30 minutes before breakfast ended. I recommend staying here.2021-08-09"
"Close to the hospital and easy to access. Great value. The hotel was clean and quiet, and the staff was friendly and welcoming. Nice pool and amenities.2021-06-04"
"All the employees were extremely friendly and great. The pool was clean and well-maintained. I'll stay at this hotel again.2021-05-04"
"A wonderful experience. The hotel exceeded our expectations, especially considering the price. The room was large, clean, and well-decorated, and all the employees were so polite and considerate. They were responsive to our needs with Covid distancing in place. I highly recommend staying here.2020-12-31"
"Close to hospitals. We had an emergency, and the hotel staff was so friendly, helpful, and flexible, and extended our checkout staff. We felt safe here despite Covid-19.2020-07-06"
"This hotel was a great choice in an otherwise expensive area. The customer service was exceptional. We really appreciated the shuttle and free parking, and the complimentary hot breakfast was wonderful. The only negatives were the somewhat uncomfortable bed and the small bathroom, but the positives definitely outweighed the negatives.2019-06-01"
"A horrible experience. Don't stay at this hotel.2018-10-21"
"The hotel was convenient to the University of Minnesota Clinic and Surgery Center. The room was fine, but there was no hair dryer. Good breakfast and shuttle service. 2018-09-16"
"Good experience. The room was clean, and the hotel staff was friendly and helpful. I appreciated the free shuttle to and from a nearby hospital.2018-03-20"
"The hotel was clean and safe, and the beds were wonderful. The restaurant was closed on Monday, but everything else was great. I especially appreciated the shuttle to the university medical facility.2021-11-10"
"The hotel looked impressive, and the staff was friendly and informed. However, the coffee maker didn't work properly. Don't open the water bottles by the coffee maker; you'll be charged $5 each. We couldn't figure out how to turn on the light over the table.2020-12-30"
"This was the best hotel ever; we loved everything about it. The decor was so fun, as was the room key theme. We enjoyed trying to find the 4 hidden items in our room related to Prince. The staff was great, and the front desk clerks went out of their way to make our stay wonderful. Book it.2020-10-09"
"The hotel was beautiful, unique, comfortable, and super clean. The soap and shampoo dispensers in the shower were empty, and the staff didn't provide any information about local restaurants or checkout time.2018-04-01"
We order the hotels on this page by how close they are to this attraction.
Most of our competitors order these same hotels in other ways that make them more money.
How Do We Define Motel?
To us, motels are smaller lodgings that have rooms you can enter directly from the parking area.
At hotels, on the other hand, you can enter your room only through a hall inside the building.
Hotel Booking Tips
Beware of non-refundable reservations that could cost you a lot of money if you change or cancel them. +Non-refundable reservations are a gamble that will usually save you less than $10. If you make a $90 non-refundable reservation instead of a $100 refundable booking, you are betting $90 to win $10. Would you do that in Las Vegas? -
Don't assume you can cancel a non-refundable reservation without penalty if you notify the hotel weeks or even months in advance. +Often you cannot because some hotels' profit strategy is to get paid more than once for the same room for the same night. -
Always read cancellation policies carefully before you make a reservation. + When is the latest date and time you can cancel without penalty? - More >
When you make a reservation, you will receive a confirmation email. Take a copy with you to the hotel.
The earlier in the afternoon you check into a hotel, the more likely you will get a room or suite that matches your preferences.