U.S. Bank Stadium hotels are not difficult to find in Minneapolis, as there are plenty in and around the city core. Minnesota's newest domed stadium that opened in 2013 as the home of the National Football League’s Minnesota Vikings. The U.S. Bank Stadium takes the place of the Metrodome, which was used by the Minnesota Golden Gophers' football team before TCF Bank Stadium was built. The Twin Cities building boom also provided a new home for Major League Baseball’s Minnesota Twins, who now play at Target Field.
There are plenty of hotels near the Minneapolis stadiums that cater to a variety of budgets. You do not have to spend your whole vacation budget in order to get a nice room within close proximity of the stadium. Vikings games are very popular, so if you are planning to book a hotel during the NFL season, be sure to try to do so as far in advance as possible.
The Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown is one of the options for affordable yet nice accommodations in the center of the center. The hotel is located at 1500 Washington Avenue South just minutes away from many of the city’s most popular attractions including the Guthrie Theater, Target Field, and of course, U.S. Bank Stadium. This particular Holiday Inn is actually one of the premiere U.S. Bank Stadium hotels, featuring a wide variety of pleasing amenities and thoughtfully appointed guest accommodations. Several of the property amenities at this hotel include a fully equipped health and fitness center, a sprawling indoor pool with stunning, panoramic views of the city, onsite dining and lounge, and free shuttle service to the light rail station.
The Westin Minneapolis at 88 South 6th Street is another one of the hotels near the Minneapolis sports stadiums. Here, guests will be treated to a selection of amenities, comfortable and spacious guest accommodations, as well as excellent customer service. It is a surprisingly affordable hotel, especially in light of the fact that it is located in such close proximity of many of the city’s most popular attractions and things to do. The large marble staircase, impressive 34-foot lobby, and historic artwork make for a memorable experience upon first entering the hotel. The guestrooms and suites are elegantly appointed and feature plush bedding, fine furnishings, and spacious bathrooms. Property amenities include a sprawling swimming pool, fitness facilities, 24-hour reception, and a restaurant and lounge onsite. All guestrooms include LCD televisions, music player docks, comfortable lounger chairs, and inviting decor. This is one of the hotels within easy walking distance of the Target Center, the stadium, and Minneapolis Convention Center, as well as a short bus ride from Uptown and Lake Calhoun.
For those who value proximity as well as luxury, consider a stay at the W Minneapolis - The Foshay. The hotel tower at 821 Marquette Avenue offers a long list of amenities to its guests—both humans and pets. The concierge service can book tickets for games, paddleboat rides, and other cool Twin Cities things to do. Its four dining locales include a rooftop bar, overlooking the skyline. It's where floor-to-ceiling windows, mahogany features, and extensive wine list make the bar a fantastic escape before or after the game.
Radisson RED Minneapolis Downtown is another viable option for people looking to have a nice stay in Minneapolis as close as possible to the big game. Within walking distance of the stadium, this hotel can be found at 609 S 3rd Street. As is the case with most Radisson REDs around the country, you can count on stylish comfortable studio rooms and a good selection of amenities. Enjoy complimentary wireless Internet, a chic restaurant, skyway connection, and fitness center. Most dogs are welcome to stay and are treated like VIPs (very important pooches).
Another favorite U.S. Bank Stadium lodging property, the Kimpton Grand Hotel blends warm hospitality with sophisticated design. This perennially top-rated hotel stands tall at 615 Second Avenue South, within a mile of the football and baseball stadiums, the Guthrie, Mill City Museum, and entertainment district. Guests will find a historic hotel updated to today’s standards, including 140 guestrooms, a large athletic club, a lounge, and access to the skyway.