Renovation, All 821 Rooms Redesigned
May 15, 2007 - The Hilton Minneapolis, the largest hotel in Minnesota, has just concluded a multi-year 22.8 million-dollar hotelwide renovation which was designed to enable the property to remain as the premiere meetings destination in downtown Minneapolis.
All 821 guest rooms have been newly renovated and transformed by a contemporary design of rich colors, textures and dark wood which create an environment of elegance, comfort and relaxation. To increase the guestsí productivity and comfort, the property has added over-sized desks with Herman Miller® ergonomic desk chairs in all the guest rooms. The hotelís Serenity bed by Hilton package features an exclusive collection of 250 thread count linen and allergen-free goose down pillows. The spa inspired bathrooms include granite counters, fabulous framed mirrors and elegant sconces as well as a curved shower rod that allows for more space in the shower. Additional guest room amenities include Crabtree & Evelynís La Source Bath and Body products, 27Ē flat tube televisions and the Hilton MP3 stereo clock radio. Guests staying at the hotel will also enjoy the convenience of dual-line phones and a newly upgraded high-speed internet system for both wireless and wired access.
The Hilton Minneapolisí recently updated banquet and meeting facilities comprises over 74,000 square feet of well appointed and convenient function space including a 25,000 square foot ballroom, the newly added 7,400 square foot Symphony Ballroom, and 21 additional function rooms. The hotelís full service Business Center is also automated after hours and includes PC work stations, printers and copiers for last minute business needs.
Completely redesigned in April 2006, SkyWater Cuisine & Cocktails offers Midwestern cuisine with a metropolitan flair. The restaurantís lounge provides an ideal venue for appetizers, drinks and entertainment on large screen TVs. Guests can unwind in the hotelís complimentary Health Club featuring state-of-the-art exercise equipment, large pool, whirlpool and sauna. For guests on the go, the hotelís newly added Baronís Brew proudly brews Starbucks coffee, tea and other light breakfast items.
The winner of 10 consecutive Pinnacle Awards for excellence in hospitality and service, Hilton Minneapolis enjoys the reputation of a leading hotel for corporate and leisure travelers as well as for meeting and conference attendees. Built in 1992, the distinctive 25-story Victorian-style facility offers uniquely spacious and well appointed guest rooms and suites. The hotel also provides two Executive Level floors and a spectacular Executive Lounge overlooking the city skyline. The propertyís stated goal is to be the first choice of guests visiting Minneapolis - and to provide itís guests a home away from home.
The Hilton Minneapolis is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis and connected via SkyWay to the Minneapolis Convention Center and the downtown business district; with the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport just 12 miles away. The precise address is 1001 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403. For more information on the Hilton Minneapolis, visit the hotel's website at www.minneapolis.hilton.com or contact the hotel directly at 612-376-1000 or 888-933-5363.
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