Golden Gopher Preferred Hotel Program

When visiting the Twin Cities, be sure to check out the Golden Gophers' preferred hotel partners!

Commons Hotel Graduate Minneapolis

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

Fax Number: 612-379-8682
Email Address:
  • Newly opened and renovated full-service hotel in 2017
  • Located on the East Bank campus: footsteps from the U of M Aquatic Center, 3M Arena at Mariucci, 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

Courtyard by Marriott Minneapolis Downtown
1500 Washington Avenue South - Directions
Minneapolis, MN 55454
Hotel Phone: 612-333-4646
Hotel Fax: 612-333-7910

Contact: Jordan Conlin - 612-638-4674


Book our Discounted University of Minnesota Visitor's rate at:

  • Located on the West Bank campus conveniently located to Carlson School of Management and the West Bank Light Rail Station
  • Complimentary shuttle service to all East and West Bank buildings including TCF Bank Stadium, Williams Arena, 3M Arena at Mariucci, U of M Aquatic Center and McNamara Alumni Center
  • The Courtyards' Bistro serves an energizing breakfast variety and mouthwatering evening fare allowing you to Eat, Drink and Connect in our abundant public spaces
  • 265 guest rooms and suites with refrigerators in every room
  • 49" HD televisions with In-Room Entertainment including Netflix, Hulu, Pandora, etc.
  • Complimentary wireless internet in guest rooms and public spaces
  • 11,564 square feet of meeting and event space including outdoor space
  • Featuring an indoor swimming pool and fitness center on the 14th floor featuring stunning views of the Minneapolis skyline and Mississippi River

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 SETZUMN 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 - 612-758-3205

Click Here to make a reservation under a special sports rate (based on availability)

  • 335 guest rooms including 30 luxury suites and over 100 queen/queen rooms
  • Full-service Marriott Hotel featuring Milwaukee Road restaurant and bar with beautiful patio area
  • In-room HDTVs, smart technology, luxurious bedding, Aveda amenities, and mini-refrigerators
  • Complimentary internet option available in all guest rooms and lobby
  • Over 60,000 square feet of meeting and event space for catering services with flexible team meal pricing
  • Minutes from TCF Bank Stadium, Williams Arena, 3M Arena at Mariucci, U of M Aquatic Center, US Bank Stadium, Target Field and other venues
  • Situated in the Mississippi Riverfront District and surrounded by restaurants, bars, entertainment, attractions and shopping
  • Located three blocks from the Light Rail and near other public transportation options
  • Complimentary fitness facility and pool area for all guests

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

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, 3M Arena at 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!

Hampton Inn and Suites Minneapolis University

2812 University Avenue SE - Directions
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Contact: Jamie Goodchild 612-259-8797
Hotel Phone: 612-259-8797
Hotel Fax: 612-400-1680
Email Address:

  • Brand new hotel which opened Sept 29, 2016
  • Located adjacent to the University of Minnesota within blocks of the U of M Aquatic Center, 3M Arena at Mariucci, Williams Arena and TCF Bank Stadium
  • Complimentary guest parking and we feature secured complimentary bus parking as well
  • Complimentary wireless in guestrooms and public spaces
  • Complimentary shuttle within 5 mile radius
  • 117 guest rooms all featuring in fridge and microwave
  • Indoor pool and hot tub
  • Workout facility on site
  • Complimentary hot breakfast included
  • 720 square foot meeting space ideal for team meals and/or film sessions (use is complimentary with team block of 6 rooms or more)
  • HHonors award points

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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