618 2nd Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN 55402 United States (USA)
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4 Star Downtown hotel
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4.0/ 5

Based on 304 guest reviews

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  • Avg. Group Discount of 20.2%!
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 222 rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 11 floors
  • Hotel has 4 suites
  • Check-out time: 12:00PM
  • Group booking rating of 10.0/10
  • 13 meeting rooms in hotel

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Local Attractions

Located in downtown Minneapolis - two blocks from Nicollet Mall, and two blocks from city's Light Rail Transit. Great location for events at Target Field, Mall of America Field, Minneapolis Convention Center, and Target Center.

Customer Reviews of Crowne Plaza Northstar

4.0 out of 5.Based on 304 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Welcome to The Crowne Plaza Northstar, “The Place to Meet!” With our new Sleep Advantage luxurious bedding package, and Crowne Meeting Standards Program, you'll see that we've been awaiting your arrival. Hotel is connected to Downtown Minneapolis via the climate-controlled skyway system. A recent $15 million renovation of our intimate, upscale meeting space, coupled with the brand new sleep experience means our hotel is perfect for your next event. We offer on site Certified Meeting Planners, along with the attention to detail your group deserves. Also enjoy the ONLY outdoor meeting space in downtown Minneapolis on our Skygarden! With ultimate comfort, personalized service, and meeting expertise, we dare you to find a hotel in Minneapolis that is more prepared to take care of you.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00PM
Check Out:12:00PM
Year of Last Renovation:2009
Corridors:All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:222
Handicap Rooms:
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:13 View Spaces
Meeting Space:10000 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 250 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:3.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym:On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours:11 pm- 2am
Policies / Expenses
Nightly Parking:20
Typical Group Deposit:500.00
Total Taxes:13.40%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.78%
Occupancy Tax:13.40%
Food and Beverage Tax:10.78% (Food Tax)
Audio Visual Tax: 7.78%
Other Tax:13.28% (Alcohol Tax)
Parking Fee:20.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 1.50 Per Item
Additional Person Fee:20.00 Per Person
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 9.95 Per Hour
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee:150.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee:150.00 Per Day
Food and Beverage Service Charge:20.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge:20.00%
Banquet Labor Fees:20.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees:100.00 Per Person (If $400 is not spent @bar)
Chef Attendant Fees:100.00 Per Person
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost:16.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost:16.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:20.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:27.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:31.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost:17.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:33.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:48.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 8.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost:11.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee:45.00 Per Item (per gallon)
Banquet Soda: 2.50 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 2.50 Per Item
Banquet Hosted Bar:20.00 Per Person/Per Hour
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres:25.00 Per Person/Per Hour

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Hair dresser
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV - Free HBO
  • TV - Free Showtime
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • VCR or VCP
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Twelve miles from the Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) International Airport. Transportation available via Light Rail Transit for $2 one-way. Super Shuttle offers transportation for $16 one-way & cab fare is approx 30 one-way.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.
Previously known as:
Crowne Plaza Northstar Downtown Minneapolis, Crowne Plaza Northstar Hotel, Crowne Plaza Northstar Hotel Downtown, Crowne Plaza Northstar Minneapolis

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Crowne Plaza Northstar

Below are all the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Crowne Plaza Northstar.

Feel free to use the Crowne Plaza Northstar meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Minneapolis event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Great Lakes Ballroom55 x 65 x 93575--/270--145--------/--300----
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Great Lakes Ballroom

Room Type:
Total Size:
3575 Sq. Feet
55 x 65 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$1500.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$2500.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$1700.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$1500.00 USD
$2500 Food and Beverage Minimum or rental required for Great Lakes Ballroom
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