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W Minneapolis - The Foshay

Hotel and Hotel Bar
Downtown West, Minneapolis
  • Emily E.
    "Gorgeous city views from the observation deck!"(3 Tips)
    Mike B.
    "Avoid the in-room mini bar."(3 Tips)
    Adam Bouska
    "Beautiful views of Minneapolis!"(2 Tips)
    Mike B.
    "The 30th floor observation deck is awesome."(2 Tips)
60 Tips and reviews
  • observation deck
  • scenic views
  • cocktails
  • 30th floor
  • mini bar
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  • Ivan V.
    Ivan VillafanaJuly 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Ask for a corner room. Bartender Harley at The Living Room is awesome. the room mini bar is a bright pink, steel drum and is stocked to the brim (spirits, beer, soda, snacks, condoms and lube)
  • Mike B.
    Mike BeauchampSeptember 16, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The 30th floor observation deck is awesome. Check it out. It's open until 6pm every day, but open late until 9pm on Thursdays if you want to catch a sunset view.
  • Chris T.
    Chris ThillApril 24, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    One of the best hotel's Minneapolis has to offer. Whatever/Whenever service is on point. I can not say enough great things about this place. Prepare to be wowed!
  • Stephen K.
    Stephen KoontzSeptember 7, 2014
    You wouldn't know it during the day but the lobby bar becomes a big party at night. The bartenders handle the stress very well.
  • Anna
    AnnaMarch 1, 2015
    The concierge, Anna, is incredible. She really knows her stuff! Ob deck is a must-see. Get the sex pot drink for a wild night!
  • Raven
    RavenSeptember 11, 2014
    If you're a guest or happen to be near by, check out the observation deck on the 30th floor with 360 view of Minneapolis.
  • Jacob M.
    Jacob McDanielOctober 12, 2013
    Skip the hotel restaurants/bars. Hit up Hell's Kitchen, just down the street, for breakfast. Grab some local beers and a sandwich at The Local for lunch. Then close the night at Bar La Grassa.
  • The Capital Grille
    The Capital GrilleSeptember 17, 2013
    Travel Minneapolis in style with the Acura experience; reserve your complimentary ride with personal driver and enjoy a new 300-horsepower Acura MDX stocked with signature W extras.
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithMay 20, 2013
    You get free admission to the Foshay Tower Museum and Observation Deck if you are staying at the hotel.
  • Justin N.
    Justin NagelJuly 28, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Floors 24-28 are all suits...if you're platinum definitely request any one of these floors...2nd best are the corner rooms! And don't forget the free Acura service!
  • Roy W.
    Roy WoodstromJanuary 27, 2013
    Evil Tip: when making a reservation request a handicap accessible room. They cost the same, but are about twice as big. :)
  • Allie
    AllieApril 29, 2012
    The lobby bar is crazy on Friday and Saturday nights! Live DJ, dance music, and wall-to-wall people... we had great time there at a wedding after after party!
  • Kandayce G.
    Kandayce GoddardAugust 25, 2013
    Excellent customer service! Everyone so friendly and serves your every need! Worth the price!
  • Dayna
    DaynaOctober 23, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Earn 250 Starpoints by linking your 4square and SPG accounts and checking in! Celebrate your points with a St. Germain bespoke cocktail at the posh Prohibition Bar.
  • Leib Y.
    Leib YardleyDecember 26, 2014
    This place is classy as fu(k. A great place to bring a date. Dress to kill and your sure to wet your rocks.
  • Mike B.
    Mike BeauchampSeptember 16, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Avoid the in-room mini bar. That $36 bottle of Maker's Mark can be had a block down at the liquor store for $16.
  • Mike B.
    Mike BeauchampSeptember 16, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Be careful about the parking meters around the hotel. Sometimes they work and sometimes they don't. If they don't, call 311 and don't just assume you'll be okay. This guy got a ticket.
  • Gordon W.
    Gordon WrightMay 25, 2015
    Well designed rooms, good linens and quiet make for good sleep.
  • Mike B.
    Mike BeauchampSeptember 16, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    This is the "Living Room" in the lobby. Great place to hang out and throw back a few cold ones.
  • Evan[Bu]
    Evan[Bu]January 27, 2013
    Complimentary coffee available at Manny's Steakhouse in the morning!
  • Sandy
    SandySeptember 3, 2013
    Request a room on the bottom floors. The rooms on the upper floors are significantly smaller.
  • Natalie O.
    Natalie OlbrantzNovember 6, 2011
    Overpriced but the original mojito is delicious. It's topped off with champagne!
  • John S.
    John SchwartzJune 1, 2012
    Impressive and helpful staff--they mean it whenever and wherever!
  • Aleks L.
    Aleks LagunaApril 6, 2014
    Best place to have fun and get wasted with your date!!:-)
  • Lindsay C.
    Lindsay CarterDecember 15, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Daily happy hours at both The Living Room bar and Key's Cafe
  • Colm L.
    Colm LinehanNovember 16, 2015
    Good: free access to the viewing platform for guests. Bad: no free wifi for golds and poor overall gold recognition.
  • Ramneet K.
    Ramneet KaurMarch 24, 2014
    $25 cheesecake slice if you order room service. They add extra $10 delivery charge.
  • Brooke R.
    Brooke RaekerMay 12, 2014
    Such a beautiful hotel, love the decor!
  • Tau W.
    Tau WattsMarch 7, 2016
    Very Sleek. Great cocktails. I will be back
  • Jerry D.
    Jerry DarkoAugust 4, 2013
    This place is way too dark! It's cool at first, but gets old and impossible to deal with after the first 15 minutes
  • Zoë L.
    Zoë LillianAugust 3, 2011
    Check out the Script Dress in the front window through Aug 15 to see couture gown made of paper for the IVEY Awards
  • Adam Bouska
    Adam BouskaFebruary 5, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Check out the observatory deck & foshay history museum! Beautiful views of Minneapolis!
  • Avanti💋 K.
    Avanti💋 KunamneniAugust 3, 2011
    Favorite hotel in the city hands down. Great staff!
  • Emily E.
    Emily E.June 28, 2014
    Gorgeous city views from the observation deck!
  • Bob E.
    Bob EricksonDecember 23, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    Get a cool corner room for more windows and privacy.
  • Kaylie R.
    Kaylie RDecember 29, 2014
    Very cluby, boutique modern
  • Steve G.
    Steve GoldbergSeptember 1, 2013
    The water pressure is higher in Sub-Saharan Africa. Leave time for a long shower.
  • Mike B.
    Mike BeauchampSeptember 16, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Here's a standard king room.
  • Jake V.
    Jake VMay 25, 2014
    No free wifi. M&Ms cost $7. They must be outta their damn minds! 😂
  • Robin R.
    Robin RobinetteSeptember 13, 2011
    Check out the upstairs bar "Prohabition".....great views of the city!
  • Le D.
    Le DoanJune 7, 2012
    Patron in the mini bar... Enjoy!
  • Tara B.
    Tara B.March 5, 2011
    Prohibition... Afton is the best server hands down! :)
  • Josh W.
    Josh WoodMay 14
    Great spot for a Jeopardy! Audition.
  • Angie S.
    Angie SwensonApril 20, 2013
    Try the Bleuphoria martini
  • Katie C.
    Katie ChapeauSeptember 14, 2013
    Phil is the best bartender!
  • Jen J.
    Jen J.August 19, 2011
    Used to be a fun scene - then went on my bday - chick barfing in the ashtray in the entrance and too-crowded bar with some not nice women
  • Chris L.
    Chris LuddingtonMay 18, 2013
    The best place in town!
  • Marky M.
    Marky McFlyAugust 8, 2010
    Order their Mojito! Amazing!
  • Matt H.
    Matt HawkinsDecember 25, 2013
    Roaring Twenties: Meet Modern Cool
  • Brandi
    BrandiOctober 20, 2009
    Park in the Midwest Building ramp across the street. So much cheaper. Don't do valet.
  • Rob M.
    Rob MehtaDecember 22, 2012
    Prohibition :)
  • Anna K.
    Anna K.April 20, 2010
    Ask for a corner room.
  • Kelsey G.
    Kelsey GilbertsonAugust 13, 2012
    Whatever whenever
  • Bill C.
    Bill CashFebruary 21, 2012
    Don't expect an upgrade, even if you have top tier status. They try to sell them.
  • D. J. S.
    D. J. StavropoulosDecember 27, 2013
    No free wifi!
  • Joe S.
    Joe StewartJune 17, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Condoms and lube in the minibar!
  • Erin Y.
    Erin YeagerDecember 9, 2009
    Sit on a couch and people watch. With a malbec.
  • Jacob B.
    Jacob BorchersSeptember 26, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't ever come here drinks are way over priced
  • Kyle C.
    Kyle ChesterOctober 4, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Shitty wifi much?
  • Hillary P.
    Hillary ParkhurstMarch 29, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Basil lemon drop martinis! Tres magnifique!
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