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Get an overview of this hotelHistoric Minneapolis hotel in restored depot

Close to river paths

Located in a renovated downtown rail station, this hotel is a block from walking trails along the Mississippi River, 4 blocks from Nicollet Mall, and 5 blocks from the Metrodome.

Full of family fun

Housed in a depot turned multipurpose complex, The Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel offers a full service restaurant and bar and complimentary wireless Internet access in the lobby and rooms.

Depot-style decor

Our unique and sophisticated hotel rooms encourage pure relaxation here in the heart of Minneapolis. All accommodations feature luxury bedding, with pillow-top mattresses and crisp down comforters.

Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot

225 South 3rd Avenue Minneapolis MN 55401

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A small business center in the lobby offers computers with complimentary high-speed Internet access, faxing, and photocopying. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in the lobby of this pet-friendly hotel. The property has an indoor pool.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Year Built 1899 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Library 
  • Meeting rooms 10 
  • Nightclub 
  • Total number of rooms - 225 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 

Where to Eat

Charley's Grill - Menu features Midwestern comfort food. Serves the chef's specialty items and a selection of desserts for lunch. Dinner fare consists of steaks, seafood, and pasta.

Stone Arch Bar - At the rear of the lobby, this dark wood-paneled bar serves wine, beer, cocktails, and Charley's full menu, and features a floor-to-ceiling fireplace. Patio service is also available.

Nearby Activities

The ice rink is open seasonally (November to April) and rental skates are available. The fitness center contains a treadmill and stairclimbers. Walking, hiking, and running trails along the Mississippi River are 1 block from the hotel.

  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Ice skating on site 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per pet, per stay

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

24-hour check-in


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD $5 and USD $25 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 15-19 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 28 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per pet, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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