Golden Gopher Preferred Hotel Program

When visiting the Twin Cities, be sure to check out the Golden Gophers' preferred hotel partners!
If you are traveling to another campus in Big Ten Country, find a hotel here!

Commons Hotel The Commons Hotel Minneapolis

615 Washington Ave. SE - Directions
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Contact: Jason Sitte - 612-362-6634
Hotel Phone: 612-379-8888

Fax Number: 612-379-8682
Email Address:
  • Newly opened and renovated full-service hotel in 2012
  • Located on the East Bank campus: footsteps from the U of M Aquatic Center, Mariucci Arena, Williams Arena and TCF Bank Stadium
  • Enjoy the Gastropub themed restaurant and lounge-Beacon Public House with 10 large screen televisions to enjoy the games
  • Complimentary wireless in guestrooms and public spaces
  • 20,000 square feet of meeting and event space
  • 304 guestrooms and suites
  • Valet Parking available
  • All-new fitness facility

DoubleTree DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis - University Area

511 Huron Blvd SE - Directions
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Contact: Kelleen Hanna - 612-504-3201
Email Address:

Hotel Phone: 612-504-3000

  • Brand new modern full-service hotel opening 2017
  • Located on the U of M East Bank Campus, only blocks from all athletic facilities with a complimentary campus shuttle service available
  • Enjoy a fresh, fulfilling meal at Made Market, our stylish onsite eatery, or eat on the run with our grab-and-go meals and snacks
  • Watch the game in our on-site lobby bar
  • 5,000 square feet of meeting and event space available
  • Complimentary access to our fitness center, pool and whirlpool
  • Re-charge your devices with thoughtful USB ports throughout your guest room, as well as HDMI and a/v access on in-room 43" HDTV
  • 141 total guest rooms and suites
  • Valet parking in our on-site garage
  • E-mail us today to find out more about our exclusive U of M Sports program

Aloft Minneapolis Hotel Aloft Minneapolis Hotel
900 Washington Avenue South - Directions
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Contact: Bernadette Schindel - 612-455-8403
Hotel Phone: 612-455-8400
Fax Number: 612-455-8410
Email Address:

  • Located 1/2 mile from U of M East Bank Campus, our aloft a-go-go Shuttle offers transportation to the entire University campus and within a 5 mile radius from Downtown at no charge
  • Complimentary access to re:charge (fitness center) & splash (pool & Jacuzzi spa)
  • Complimentary HSIA and Wi-Fi Internet access throughout Hotel
  • PumpOne fitness partnership for free iPod workouts
  • Complimentary bottled water, in-room guest safes & iron/ironing board in guestrooms
  • 24/hour gourmet "Grab & Go" gourmet bistro fare available for purchase in re:fuel
  • Plug & Play Jack Pack in each room for easy laptop, iPod & multiple a/v component connections

Come mix & mingle with us. Call to inquire about our UMN rate.

Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel

Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot
225 3rd Avenue South - Directions
Minneapolis, Minn. 55401
Phone Number: 612-375-1700
Fax Number: 612-375-1300
Contact: Kory Kingsbury - 612-758-7873

  • 335 beautiful guestrooms including 16 historic suites and 14 king suites
  • Full-service, award-winning Marriott Hotel featuring Stone Arch Bar & Grill and beautiful patio area
  • In-room HDTVs, smart technology, luxurious bedding, Aveda amenities, and mini-refrigerators
  • Over 60,000 square feet of on-site meeting and event space for catering services with 15 different room options
  • Situated in the Mississippi Riverfront District and surrounded by restaurants, bars, entertainment, attractions and shopping
  • Minutes from TCF Bank Stadium, Williams Arena, Mariucci Arena, U of M Aquatic Center, US Bank Stadium, Target Field and other venues
  • Features a seasonal indoor ice skating rink and heated underground parking garage
  • Located three blocks from the Light Rail and near other public transportation options
  • Complimentary fitness facility and pool area for all guests
  • Click Here to make a reservation under a special sports rate (based on availability)

Courtyard by Marriott Minneapolis Downtown
1500 Washington Avenue South - Directions
Minneapolis, MN 55454
Hotel Phone: 612-333-4646
Toll Free: 877-699-3216
Contact: Bret Walejko - 612-638-4612

  • Innovatively designed and beautifully renewed, the Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown impresses with a $14 million dollar top to bottom renovation completed in fall 2013
  • One block from the West Bank campus
  • Complimentary shuttle service to all East and West Bank buildings including TCF Bank Stadium, Williams Arena, Mariucci Arena, U of M Aquatic Center and McNamara Alumni Center
  • The Courtyards' Bistro' serves an energizing breakfast variety and mouthwatering evening fare
  • 265 guest rooms and suites with refrigerators in every room
  • 37” HD televisions with USB ports in all guest rooms
  • Complimentary wireless internet in guest rooms and public spaces
  • 8,200 square feet of meeting and banquet space
  • Featuring an indoor swimming pool and fitness center on the 14th floor with stunning views of the Minneapolis skyline and Mississippi River

Ramada Plaza Minneapolis

Ramada Plaza Minneapolis
1330 Industrial Boulevard NE - Directions
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Phone: 612-331-1900 or Toll Free: 877-774-4315

  • Located just 3 miles from University of Minnesota campus
  • Shuttle service available at no charge. (Must make reservation. Varied hours of operation. 5-mile radius of the hotel.)
  • Ample free parking with space for motor coaches. Easy access from 35W & Industrial Blvd. exit 22
  • Modern fitness facility with elliptical machines, treadmills, free weights and exercise mat area
  • Large indoor pool and whirlpool with private sundeck
  • Free high speed Wi-Fi in public spaces and all guest rooms
  • Scalzo’s Italian Grille, an onsite full-service restaurant offering an Italian-inspired menu and American favorites. Daily happy hour and dinner specials.

Days Hotel on University
2407 University Ave SE - Directions
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Contact: LeAnne Lessard 612-623-9303
Hotel Phone: 612-623-3999
Fax Number: 612-623-4741
Email Address:

  • Fully Renovated - 2014
  • Located on the East Bank campus: 500 feet from TCF Stadium and walking distance to many area event venues including Aquatic Center, Mariucci, and Williams Arena 
  • Complimentary BREAKFAST, including omelets, waffles, oatmeal, and yogurt
  • Complimentary PARKING, one space per registered room
  • Complimentary WIRELESS INTERNET in guestrooms and public spaces
  • 130 guestrooms 
  • Hospitality Room and Tailgating options available upon management approval 
  • Other amenities include fitness room, bus parking (10+rooms required), and MORE!

The University Inn

925 4th St. SE - Directions
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Contact: Nadiya Graham - 612-746-1300
Email Address:


  • Full kitchenette in each guest room
  • Steps from the University of Minnesota campus and athletic facilities
  • Complimentary hotel shuttle within a 3 mile radius
  • Spacious and modern recently renovated guest rooms
  • 3 blocks from the bars, restaurants and grocery shops of DinkyTown
  • Complimentary on-site parking
  • Fresh ground gourmet coffee available 24 hours in the lobby
  • Contact us for information on rates and availability


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10/22/2016 - M. Ice Hockey

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10/22/2016 - W. Soccer

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10/22/2016 - Football

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