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Featured Motels in Minneapolis

Snelling Motel
2 out of 5
5346 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, MN
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The price is $89 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26

Located in Nokomis, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Fort Snelling State Park and Minnehaha Park. Lake Nokomis is 1.9 mi (3 km) away. VA Medical Center Station ...

3.3/5 (86 reviews)
Great stay and will book again

"Very great place to stay with very friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

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Millennium Minneapolis

Millennium Minneapolis

3.5 out of 5
1313 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN
The price is $70 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 23
4.1/5Very Good! (1,264 reviews)

"Their complimentary parking structure is currently under construction so parking is limited other than that the staff is really friendly, hotel rates are really affordable, there are many nearby attractions, in walking distance of delicious breakfast spots, and offer great room views. Doesn't ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Millennium Minneapolis
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

4 out of 5
1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN
The price is $84 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
4.2/5Excellent! (984 reviews)

"The staff was fantastic. Could not have been nicer and more easy to talk to."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
Hyatt Place Minneapolis Downtown

Hyatt Place Minneapolis Downtown

3 out of 5
425 7th Street South, Minneapolis, MN
The price is $84 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 23
4.4/5Excellent! (980 reviews)
Nice Hotel.

"This was a hotel I chose for my 1 day stay in Minneapolis. It was clean, quiet, and has bigger rooms . Breakfast was simple yet satisfying. I enjoyed my stay."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Hyatt Place Minneapolis Downtown
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Minneapolis Motels for the Frugal Traveler

In the larger Minneapolis - St. Paul area, there are 15 low-cost motels among the more than 782 hotels and other lodging choices. These budget accommodations can help you cut costs compared to traditional hotels, which have more amenities but ones you may never use.

Because you'll save on your room price, you can enjoy all that Minneapolis has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Target Center, Target Field, and Mill Ruins Park.

Fun fact: Beginning in the early 1950s, eye-catching neon signs enticed road-weary travelers, and examples today can still be seen along historic U.S. Route 66. At many motels, you'll often find an outdoor pool and free parking.

Below you'll find some of our customers' top motels in the larger area:

Snelling Motel

  • Stay within a quick 4-minute drive of Minnehaha Park.
  • Enjoy access to the free WiFi and free parking, as well as room amenities like cable TV.

Days Inn by Wyndham Bloomington West

  • Room amenities like free WiFi are included, along with freebies like breakfast, parking, and an airport shuttle.
  • Central Minneapolis is 8.9 mi (14.3 km) away

Motel 6 Minneapolis North - Roseville

  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
  • Located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the heart of Minneapolis

Motel 6 Minneapolis - Brooklyn Center

  • Central Minneapolis is 7.1 mi (11.5 km) away
  • Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like cable TV.

Norwood Inn Minneapolis Brooklyn Center

  • 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from the heart of Minneapolis
  • Enjoy access to the 24-hour front desk, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

What to Do in Minneapolis

Take time to check out the acclaimed theater scene and enjoy the lively bars in this vibrant area while you're sightseeing. Those visiting Minneapolis like its live music and lakeside.

Here are some popular places:

  • Target Center
  • Target Field
  • Mill Ruins Park

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Minnehaha Park
  • Loring Park
  • Saint Anthony Falls

You'll find these family-friendly sights in the area:

  • Nickelodeon Universe
  • Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
  • Minnesota Zoo

Minneapolis is also popular for its:

  • Sports
  • Skyscrapers

Best Time to Visit Minneapolis

Determine the perfect time for your visit to Minneapolis by checking the seasonal weather details below:
  • The hottest months are typically July and June, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 49° F and nighttime temperatures average 7° F
  • April-June: 83° F is the daytime average and 31° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 84° F and nighttime averages are around 46° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 65° F during the day and 8° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 30.63 inches in a year

How to Get to Minneapolis and Around the Area

Minneapolis Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.) Airport 7.1 mi (11.5 km)
St. Paul, MN (STP-St. Paul Downtown) Airport 10.6 mi (17.1 km)
Minneapolis, MN (FCM-Flying Cloud) Airport 13.5 mi (21.7 km)
Nicollet Mall Station Metro Station 0.1 mi (0.2 km)
Warehouse - Hennepin Station Metro Station 0.2 mi (0.3 km)
Government Plaza Station Metro Station 0.3 mi (0.5 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Minneapolis?
Because you’ll save on your room, you can make the most of what Minneapolis has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Target Center, Target Field, and U.S. Bank Stadium.
What is a motel?
When you stay at a motel, you’re likely to find free parking and an outdoor pool. With a stay at a motel, you’ll often have access to your room directly from the parking lot. The word “motel” was coined in 1925 by the owner of the Milestone Mo-Tel in San Luis Obispo, California.
What are the best motels in Minneapolis?
Here are some of our customers’ favorite motels to book in the larger area. Snelling Motel: Stay within a 10-minute drive of Mall of America and Nickelodeon Universe. Enjoy access to the 24-hour front desk, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Motel 6 Roseville, MN - Minneapolis North: An outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking are available during your stay. Central Minneapolis is 4.9 mi (7.9 km) away. Motel 6 Saint Paul, MN - I-94: Enjoy access to the laundry facilities, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Located 12.1 mi (19.5 km) from the heart of Minneapolis. Motel 6 Brooklyn Center, MN - Minneapolis: Central Minneapolis is 7.1 mi (11.5 km) away. Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like climate control. Motel 6 Lakeville, MN - South - Lakeville: 23 mi (36.9 km) from the heart of Minneapolis. Enjoy access to the laundry facilities, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
What can I do in Minneapolis?
Take time to check out the entertainment choices and enjoy the lively bars in this vibrant area while you’re sightseeing. Those visiting Minneapolis like its live music and lakeside. Some popular places to visit include Target Center, Target Field, and U.S. Bank Stadium. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Mill Ruins Park, Loring Park, and Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Attractions the whole family can enjoy include Bell Museum of Natural History and The Bakken.
What's the weather like in Minneapolis?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so here’s some data about year-round temperatures in Minneapolis to help you plan yours: The hottest months are usually July and June with an average temp of 69°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 22°F. The snowiest months in Minneapolis are February, November, December, and March, with each month seeing an average of 19 inches of snowfall.
What are my options for getting around Minneapolis when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about getting around Minneapolis to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl. Airport (MSP), which is located 7.1 mi (11.5 km) away from the city center. Otherwise, look for flights into St. Paul, MN (STP-St. Paul Downtown), which is 10.6 mi (17.1 km) away. Take advantage of metro transit at Nicollet Mall Station, Warehouse - Hennepin Station, and Government Plaza Station.