CROWNE PLAZA NORTHSTAR

618 2nd Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN 55402 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-230-4134
3.5 Star Downtown Hotel in Hennepin County
44.976-93.26931
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4.0/ 5

Based on 549 guest reviews

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  • Avg. Group Discount of 13.7%!
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 222 rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 11 floors
  • Hotel has 4 suites
  • Check-out time: 12:00PM
  • Has environment-friendly policy
  • Group booking rating of 9.6/10
  • 9 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, U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis Convention Center, and Target Center. Plenty of options for fine dining and nightlife. Close to University of Minnesota.

Customer Reviews of Crowne Plaza Northstar

4.0 out of 5. Based on 549 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.

Green Sustainability

Yes, IHG Green Engage.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00PM
Check Out:12:00PM
Year of Last Renovation:2009
Floors:11
Rooms:222
Corridors:All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:222
Handicap Rooms:35
Suites:4
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:9 View Spaces
Meeting Space:14086 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 270 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours:11 am- 2am
Pool Info:NA
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24-Hours
Nightly Parking:22
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:22.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 2.00 Per Item
Additional Person Fee:20.00 Per Person
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 9.95 Per Hour
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee:150.00 Per Day
Food and Beverage Service Charge:22.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge:22.00%
Banquet Labor Fees:22.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees:100.00 Per Person (If $400 is not spent @bar)
Chef Attendant Fees:100.00 Per Person
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost:20.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost:22.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:28.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:25.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:31.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost:21.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:37.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:48.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost:11.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost:13.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee:51.00 Per Item (per gallon)
Banquet Soda: 3.50 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 3.50 Per Item
Banquet Hosted Bar:16.00 Per Person
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres:22.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Bus parking
  • 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
  • Electric Car Charging Station
  • 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
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jogging path
  • Laundry valet service
  • 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
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV - Free HBO
  • TV - Free Showtime
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • 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. Uber and Lyft are popular in the area and fares vary based on demand.

Local Shuttle Info: N/A

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Cafe Northstar offers delicious breakfast choices from 6:30 am - 11:00 am - weekedays and 7:00 am - 11:00 am - weekends. Typical cost is $10.00 - $15.00.

About Crowne Plaza Hotels

  • Early check-in available and ideal for business travelers on the go
  • Luxurious, soft bedding and aromatherapy kit provided
  • Quiet Zones between 9 pm to 10 am Sunday to Thursday where there is no room attendant, housekeeping services, or engineering activities to help guests enjoy a restful night. Guests have the option to request services if needed
  • Bath amenities include Temple Spa's professional skin and hair care products for ultimate relaxation
  • Wireless internet available in guest rooms, suites, business center, and public areas

The Crowne Plaza Hotels highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Crowne Plaza Northstar Downtown Minneapolis, Crowne Plaza Northstar Hotel, Crowne Plaza Northstar Hotel Downtown, Crowne Plaza Northstar Minneapolis

Hotel Rate Trends at Crowne Plaza Northstar

Rate fluctuations of Crowne Plaza Northstar

The chart above shows averages of prices for both group/meeting quotes and the best individual traveler rates our rate checker could find at the time the group bid was entered. The most competitive group deal shown is 61.0% in September 2014 and the highest average individual rate is $459 in the month of September 2014. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Crowne Plaza Northstar in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Crowne Plaza Northstar

Below are 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
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Great Lakes Ballroom 55 x 65 x 9 3575--/270170152645662--/--300400--
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Great Lakes Ballroom

Can be split into 4 separate rooms.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
3575 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
55 x 65 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
7
Power Outlets:
25+
Columns:
2
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Food and Beverage Minimum varies depending on group size and meeting rooms requested.
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Skygarden 73 x 50 x 0 3650--/150------------/--200200--
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Skygarden

Open air patio overlooking Downtown Minneapolis. Tents available.
Room Type:
Outdoor Miscellaneous
Total Size:
3650 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
73 x 50 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
8
Columns:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Lake Harriet 28 x 48 x 9 1344--/907864464046--/--125100--
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Lake Harriet

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1344 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
28 x 48 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
7
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Food and Beverage Minimum varies depending on group size and meeting rooms requested.
Lake Minnetonka 31 x 46 x 9 1426--/907564463840--/--130125--
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Lake Minnetonka

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1426 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
31 x 46 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
7
Columns:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Food and Beverage Minimum varies depending on group size and meeting rooms requested.
Minnetonka Lounge 18 x 25 x 9 450--/20--20151215--/--3030--
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Minnetonka Lounge

Room Type:
Restaurant / Lounge
Total Size:
450 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
18 x 25 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
7
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Fireside Room 28 x 32 x 9 896--/60--40322525--/--7880--
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Fireside Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
896 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
28 x 32 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
7
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Lake Calhoun 73 x 25 x 8 1825--/150--10530--30--/--170200--
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Lake Calhoun

Can be split into 2 rooms.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1825 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
73 x 25 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
St. Croix Room 21 x 24 x 10 504--/30--24201620--/--3545--
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St. Croix Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
504 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
21 x 24 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
7
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Boardroom 16 x 26 x 8 416--/----------12--/--------
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Boardroom

Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
416 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
16 x 26 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
7
Columns:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System

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