Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
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Going to sum up the whole week in one entry; photos to be added later (when I am reunited with the cable to connect my camera to my computer).
Five days of IB training is not for the faint of heart. The normal IB training is 8 90-minute sessions,and that is pretty exhausting. We had 14 such sessions PLUS homework, and by the end of the …
... we will take the midnight flight to Lima. While waiting, mom and I went "out" for dinner at a Cuban restaurant. We ate yuca, fried chicken, fried fish, spanish rice and plantains. The food was only ok but for the taste the price should be lower.
During the plane ride I like sitting by the window and seeing the view when we are in the clouds I took two pictures.
I don't want to bore you guys so I'll add more when I get to Lima.
Weather: Start 18C gloomy with misty rain. End 4:30pm clear sky and 32C !!!
The temperature had almost doubled since I started this morning. As soon as I checked into my motel this afternoon I was straight into the swimming pool to cool down. It's now 8:30 and it is still 31C outside. I see that in London ON it is 16C. I don't know which is better.
Well today off into the countryside ...
Today, we drove from Indianapolis, IN to Minneapolis, MN. We went through Indiana, Illinois, including Chicago, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. It was a beautiful, sunny day, in the mid-70's all day. Indiana and Illinois' countryside is mostly covered by soy bean and corn fields until Gary, IN and Chicago, IL pop up out of the middle of nowhere. ...
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How has this resort rated in the past?
Historical Traveler Reviews Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
We stayed at the Minneapolis Hyatt. The room was never really cleaned. The mirrors had soap on them, the counters were not cleaned, and the trash was not emptied. We were there 5 nights. I called at one point and asked the front desk to send housekeeping back to re-clean the room. They said "right away" and no one ever showed up. Our friends, on another floor, wrote "dust me" on the desk in the dust and it was there for 2 days before they dusted the desk themselves!
I am a professional woman who travels a great deal. Here I was, couldn't find the hotel as the one-way streets, no turns, etc. caused a great deal of confusion. Called the hotel and took at least 45 rings for anyone to answer the phone. Arrived at 11:30 p.m with no one at the desk. Finally, got checked in by 12:00 midnight. Walked to my room in a dimly lit long hallway, to open my door to a dark hotel room with the curtains in front of the sliding glass doors blowing in the wind. Seems SOMEONE left the entrance to the room from the pool open to my room. Can't tell you how frightening that was as a single woman in dark hotel room not knowing what might be lurking! Headed back down to the desk for another room with NO SLIDING GLASS DOORS to a response of "oh, don't know how that happened" reply, and given key to another room. Took elevator to room and WREAKED of smoke after I clearly asked for a NON SMOKING ROOM! Finally given a third room, needless to say, it's 12: 45 a.m now and I'm quite the tired girl! Felt very insecure and hardly able to rest after such a WELCOME at the HYATT. This was clearly a hotel that does not represent the HYATT brand. The rooms were smelly, the carpet was old, in dire need of upgrade/renovation. In the end, they gave me a free breakfast - Big Deal!
Busy hotel but a great place!
I stayed at the Hyatt Minneapolis in July and even though it was a busy hotel, the hotel was fantastic! The rooms are well decorated, spacious, wireless internet and a cool layout for the bathrooms. There are tons of unbelieveable restaurants (Manny's, Ocenaire, a sports bar and another good one) right in the hotel. Plus...it is right on Nicollet Mall with access to a bunch of other restaurants and bars and shopping.
I was in town for a meeting which was at the convention center and that is only a block away through the skyway system. I loved the hotel and will definitely go back my next time in the city. Even Hyatt suprised me on this one.
My husband and I recently stayed at the Hyatt to celebrate a special occasion. We parked in the adjacent ramp -- easy. We had a lovely, quiet, well-appointed room, with a beautiful view of the city -- especially at night. All the staff members we came into contact with were so friendly and helpful. They went out of their way to make our stay memorable!
Stayed just one quick night at the Hyatt. Checkin was quick, but the self parking was a little much -- the walk from the parking elevators to the hotel elevators was confusing. Valet is a little more but probably worth it. Used their wireless access (my room was on the 24th floor) and it was OK, but reception was spotty in many areas of my room. Only was reliable on the desk. The room was very well decorated and very clean, the bed was comfortable, but not turned down (and I checked in at 9pm), which surprised me. The bathroom was well laid out and had everything I needed. I checked out via phone, and the front desk clerk was unprofessional... saying "yup" in response to my "Thank You", which isn't acceptable in places like the Hyatt (in my view). No offer of help with bags to or from my room. TV was great, lots of options, more than most hotels. Wake up call came on time and was a human being, not a computer, which is a very nice touch nowadays, especially when they greet you by name, which this woman did. That was well done. Overall it was an OK hotel, but missing the little extras that put it into the four-star category that the Hyatt likes to be in.
Recently spent weekend at Hyatt. Was surprised to learn health club and spa closed at 6 on the weekends. What is the point of having one if you can't use it to relax while your there. The sports bar also didn't offer a choice of cable channels to catch different games on and we told we could go down the street to another bar that had better choices. Not good customer service. Also didn't like the bathroom-dressing area being open with no door and only a partition like wall. Couldn't recommend this to friends in good faith.
Loved the Hyatt Regency
Wonderful staff. Wonderful hotel. You get your money's worth with this hotel.
Clean, big rooms. Polite and friendly staff. Skyway crosses through hotel (that allows guests to walk around downtown without going outside during poor weather).
Example of the wonderful service: Went down to get meal shortly before restaurant closed. Head chef was telling floor staff that restaurant would close shortly. Chef turned and saw me...asked what I was going to order. Left. Chef returned with my order.
Only complaint: Computer room only has two computers for internet access. Computers were in use constantly. Hard to find time to check email.
Much in need of a renovation
The hotel needs to be renovated. the rooms are dated, the carpet is worn, the furniture is worn and torn, the elevators are very slow, there is no internet link for laptops in the rooms, the desk with outlets built in didn't work, the health club is an extra fee, and even if you pay it the machines aren't working, nor is the hot tub. While the staff tried to be helpful, in general it give the air of an older hyatt that has seeen better days.
A Grand Hotel
The oly thnig Grander than the hotel wourl be is freindly knowlegabel staff., BEST LOCATION IN TOWN