University Inn

Conveniently located lodging offering the comforts of home

Mere blocks from the University of Minnesota -- and situated near key attractions like Mill Ruins Park, Target Field and the US Bank Stadium (home of the Minnesota Vikings) -- University Inn is a pleasant home base for whatever you have planned. With a kitchenette in every room, free shuttle service and free on-site parking, this Dinkytown hotel is all about comfort and convenience. The spacious rooms and friendly staff will make you feel instantly welcome.

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Newly renovated, hassle-free comfort

What it's like

No matter what brings you to Minneapolis, the University Inn will provide an excellent base for relaxation and exploration. As you enter the property, you’ll notice its clean and modern feel. You’ll be greeted by a tea and coffee set up in the lobby -- a symbol of this extended stay hotel’s commitment to your comfort and accommodation. With clean styling and useful amenities, this 45-room property is optimized for easy apartment-style lodging.

Independent spirit

Easy access to the attractions, plus convenient amenities to make you feel at home

Small touches

With kitchenettes, comfy beds and flat-screen TVs in every guestroom, the University Inn is a great place to feel that vacation relaxation. Transportation options are numerous -- thanks to the convenient Dinkytown location, there are lots of places to walk. Driving is fuss-free, too, with ample on-site parking. There’s even a complimentary shuttle to get you where you need to go.

Eat and drink

Enjoy self-serve coffee and tea in the lobby area. Thanks to its convenient city center location, the University Inn is just a short walk, drive or shuttle ride from a variety of restaurants and bars. If thirst or hunger strike more urgently, there’s a convenient snack bar in the lobby, as well as vending machines throughout.

And more

If you’re looking to keep up your fitness while staying here, there’s a free 24-hour fitness center with standard equipment. Stay connected with free wired internet in your room, as well as complimentary wi-fi throughout the hotel. Each room has blackout drapes, a coffee maker and standard kitchen appliances, so it’s easy to be self-sufficient during your stay. (But don’t worry -- the friendly staff is happy to help.) Breathe easily: The property is entirely smoke-free.

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Rooms & Rates

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Guest Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Guest coin-operated laundry
  • Complementary coffee in the lobby
  • 100% smoke free
  • Complimentary high speed Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary public parking
  • Baggage storage

Eat & Drink

  • Vending machines
  • Snack bar

Fitness & Recreation

  • Fitness center

Business Services

  • Business center
  • Complimentary newspapers

In-room amenities

  • Microwave
  • Dishes
  • Stovetop
  • Full sized refrigerator
  • Full bath
  • High speed internet
  • Work desk with phone
  • Individual temperature controlled room
  • Electronic lock system
  • Flat screen Cable TV with HBO
  • Blackout drapes
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Coffee maker

Cancellation policy

Guest are able to cancel up to 3:00 pm before day of arrival with out penalty, If cancelled after 3:00 pm before day of arrival reservation will be charged for one night.
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