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Great Downtown Minneapolis Location!

23 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Central Minneapolis

1 Br, 1ba In Downtown, Close To Light Rail, Interstate Access, Major Sports

This apartment is in a beautiful building that has been totally renovated inside, and out- no surface is untouched! This wasn't just a 'quick paint' renovation- kitchens and bathrooms were completely torn out, all electric/plumbing/heating in the building is entirely new, all flooring was taken up and replaced, all doors were replaced, and more! The entire project took over a year to complete!

No, you aren't seeing double, we also have another great apartment exactly like this one listed on vrbo. Due to the demand for our first apartment, we decided to enroll another aprtment in the vrbo program. Both apartments have the same mirror-image layouts, and are decorated with the exact same furnishings in the same colors from ikea. Everything is exactly the same, they are even on the same floor of our building. The other apartment is vrbo property #613410. If you want to book this apartment, but the calendar is full for the dates that you are looking at, please check vrbo property #613410, it may be available

The location on the edge of downtown in the elliot park neighborhood is incredibly convenient, and this building provides a walk score of 77, a transit score of 100, and a bike score of 95. In addition, there is one off-street parking space for every apartment, and access to both i35w and i94 within 1/2 mile.

Minnesota is home to teams in all 4 of the major league sports- mlb, nfl, nba, nhl- and this apartment is within a mile of the nfl, mlb and nba, and a short drive or train ride from the nhl stadium. In addition, the world famous guthrie theatre, orchestral hall, and the minneapolis convention center are all within one mile. The minneapolis institute of arts and the children's theatre are both a little more than a mile away.

Three well-known, highly regarded hospitals are all within one mile. Hennepin county medial center is .5 miles, abbott northwestern hospital is about .8 miles, and children's hospital is about .7 miles.

The restaurants, shopping, and nightlife of downtown minneapolis are a short walk, ride, or drive away. All of the fun of uptown and the minneapolis chain of lakes is only about 2.5 miles.

You will also be very close to many institutes of higher education including the u of m, north central university, augsburg, st. Thomas, st. Catherine, hamline, minneapolis academy of art and design, minneapolis community college, minneapolis technical college, and more. All of these are either a short ride, drive, bus or train ride away (some are even a short walk!).

Each apartment has:

• +/- 600 square feet

• granite counter tops

• glass tile back splashes

• stainless steel and black appliances

• kitchen slate floor

• new hardwood floors throughout

• completely new bathrooms with ceramic tile

• tons of storage- 3 closets within each apartment

• security system with front door intercom

• air conditioning

• bedroom ceiling fan

The rent includes:

- off-street parking spot in lighted parking lot

- WI-fi

- cable television

- kitchen fully stocked with plates/glasses/flatware/cookware/utensils/etc.

The building has an on-site laundry room, is 1/2 block off of a Minneapolis designated bike route, is 1/2 block from 2 bus routes (a couple more are just a few blocks away), is about 1/2 mile from light rail routes, and has off-street parking with a lighted parking lot.

Walking distances to a few landmarks:

• 1-1/2 minutes to north central university

• 5-1/2 minutes to hcmc

• 8 minutes to the convention center (this is part of the mp-ls sky way system)

• 9 minutes to the metro dome/light rail

• 12 minutes to orchestra hall

This location is perfect for anyone who is working downtown, at hcmc, at Abbott northwestern, or is visiting/studying/working at north central university, the u of m, Augsburg, or mcad. In addition to those great places, eat street, uptown, and the lakes, are just a short ride away.

You can also take the light rail train (1/2 mile away) to/from the airport, downtown st. Paul, and the mall of America. In short, there is not much in the Minneapolis/st. Paul area that is too far away from here!

Thank you for looking!

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
22 October, 2016
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About Channing

I was born and grew up in Minneapolis, went to the U of M, and am now raising my kids in the area. There is not much in Minneapolis that I haven't heard about, seen, or done.

I have traveled extensively around the US, and the world, and I still keep coming back. I love it here!

Channing purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Channing chose Minneapolis

My family has renovated many properties over the years, and when I saw this one I knew that it was a great opportunity. It took a lot of time and money, but we are really happy with the way that everything came out.


based on 23 holidaymaker reviews

Great Downtown Minneapolis Location!
average rating of 4.826087 based on 23 reviews

Great location for downtown

  • 5 of 5

Clean, comfortable and great location for walking to anything in downtown. Owner was very helpful on suggestions in the area for food and entertainment.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and convenient

  • 4 of 5

Three of us stayed at this apartment when we went to Minneapolis for a Vikings game. The location was a quick walk to US Bank Stadium and the light rail. Downtown is also walkable. The apartment is very clean and the upgrades give it a new feel in an older building. Channing was very helpful and even gave us a list of activities happening while we were in the Twin Cities. For our purposes, it was exactly what we were looking for.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice Stay

  • 5 of 5

The property was as advertised, nice, clean and modern. Channing was great to work with. The surrounding area is going though some urban re-development. However, we never felt unsafe.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice spot for a weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I came to Minneapolis for a quick weekend getaway and wanted to stay somewhere close to downtown. Channing's apartment was the perfect spot, as it took just a few minutes to drive into town. The apartment was the perfect size for us! Channing met us there and showed us around and even made some restaurant recommendations which was much appreciated. We would definitely recommend this spot if you're looking to get away for a few days and want to be centrally and conveniently located to downtown Minneapolis.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and spacious

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for two nights. The owner, Channing, was attentive and generous getting us set up in the apartment. Convenient parking behind unit, close to downtown, surprisingly quiet (given close proximity to highway), well stocked kitchen and very nicely decorated. Much better than a hotel! Thanks!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great apartment!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our three night stay in this apartment. The bed and pull out couch are both comfortable. Building felt safe and was very quiet. We were able to walk downtown for dinner and to the light rail. We would stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Minneapolis/St.Paul International
Nearest Train
0.6 Miles
MTC Light Rail
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Interstates I35W and I94
Nearest Beach
3.6 Miles
Lake Calhoun
Car: not necessary

This is a great location that is very convenient to all that downtown Minneapolis, and nearby st. Paul have to offer! This area has teams in all 4 of the major sports (NFL, MLB, NHL, and NBA), is second to NYC for theaters per capita, has many museums, outdoor activities aplenty, is very big on the craft beer brewery scene, has the world famous mall of America, and so much more!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Central Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning £41
Refundable Damage Deposit £328

100% due at the time of booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Central Minneapolis in Minnesota

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Full bath has toilet, tub with shower, sink with vanity, and medicine cabinet.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom is outfitted with a king size bed, side tables, full length mirror, large dresser, and large closet.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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