Nicknamed the City of Lakes, Minneapolis, Minnesota is well-known for its scenic parks, lakes and cultural landmarks. It’s also known for its cold winter weather, so downtown Minneapolis’ major attractions have been connected via a “weather-free” elevated Skyway for pedestrians to enjoy year round. Minneapolis is one of the country’s largest hubs of major corporate headquarters, which makes it a popular destination for corporate travel.
With so many reasons to visit downtown Minneapolis, it’s no surprise that people are often looking for a comfortable place to stay for a few days or a few weeks. We’ve researched extended stay options in Minneapolis and compared them based on location, amenities and value for money. Below, we’ve highlighted some of the best extended stay hotels in Minneapolis to consider for your next trip.
From $107/ night
Located in the scenic Mississippi Riverfront District, the Residence Inn Minneapolis Downtown at the Depot is a recently renovated extended stay hotel. All rooms feature full kitchens and free Wi-Fi. Their two-bedroom suite with two full bathrooms is ideal for an extended stay with family or relocation. Guests can enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast, prepared fresh each morning. There’s also an on-site restaurant, laundry facilities and fitness center, including an indoor pool. The Residence Inn is pet friendly, for a fee.
Sonder – Vicinity is a top choice for those looking to enjoy the comforts of home while on the road. The furnished apartments offer the conveniences of a hotel, like contactless check-in and 24/7 support, as well as shower amenities and artisan coffee. Each unit includes separate living, dining and bedrooms, as well as fully stocked kitchens. The building also features a communal fitness center and lounge. Sonder offers a discounted rate for stays of seven nights or longer, making it an ideal option for extended stays in Minneapolis.
Guests who book a room at TownePlace Suites by Marriott Minneapolis Downtown/North Loop will be in close proximity to many of downtown Minneapolis’ top attractions. This Marriott-brand hotel offers apartment-style rooms with all the amenities needed for an extended stay. Each room has a fully equipped kitchen, including a dishwasher, as well as a separate area to work. The property has on-site laundry, a 24-hour fitness center and an outdoor pool with grilling area. There’s even an on-site car rental counter.
Those looking for a budget-friendly extended stay hotel will find highly rated accommodations at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites in downtown Minneapolis. It is conveniently located near the Convention Center and is a better option for those who’d prefer to sample Minneapolis’ restaurant instead of cooking each night, as suites only include mini-fridges and microwaves. There is an on-site laundry facility, as well as a 24-hour fitness center and heated indoor pool. A complimentary full breakfast buffet is provided each morning, which includes hot items like eggs, bacon and cinnamon rolls.
Sonder’s units at Sora are some of the highest rated, extended stay options in downtown Minneapolis. The modern apartment building features both one-and two-bedroom units that can comfortably sleep up to six guests. Sonder offers hotel-like amenities, like contactless check-in and 24/7 support, with the conveniences of home. The fully equipped kitchens come stocked with artisan coffee. Sora offers direct access to the Skyway and all its connected attractions, so they can easily explore downtown Minneapolis no matter the weather.