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THE COMMONS HOTEL IN MINNEAPOLIS WINS SMART MEETINGS 2014 PLATINUM CHOICE AWARD
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – November 5, 2014 – The Commons Hotel, conveniently located next to downtown Minneapolis on the University of Minnesota campus, has been selected by Smart Meetings magazine as a winner of its 11th annual Platinum Choice award. This prestigious award recognizes excellence in service and amenities among meeting hotels and resorts in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.
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THE COMMONS HOTEL CELEBRATES FIELDS MEDAL FIRST; ANNOUNCING MARYAM MIRZAKHANI-INSPIRED PACKAGE
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – August 18, 2014 – In celebration of Maryam Mirzakhani’s recent honor — marking the first time in history a woman has ever been awarded the prestigious Fields Medal for mathematics, The Commons Hotel, conveniently located close to downtown Minneapolis on the University of Minnesota campus, is thrilled to unveil the Au=M² package, starting at $226*/night. Inspiring travelers to embrace their inner-geek with elements that honor the first female Fields Medal winner, Maryam Mirzakhani, The Commons’ Au=M² package includes overnight accommodations, two tickets to experience the new “Math Moves” exhibit at the Science Museum of Minnesota, in-room welcome amenities – including the current issue of Popular Science, and breakfast for two at The Beacon Public House.
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The Commons Hotel in Minneapolis Introduces Frequent Traveler Program; Announcing the Launch of Club Alchemy
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – August 18, 2014 – Conveniently located next to downtown Minneapolis on the University of Minnesota campus, The Commons Hotel – part of the Noble House Hotels & Resorts collection and a Rockbridge portfolio property – announces the launch of its new frequent traveler program, Club Alchemy, a membership-based program designed to better recognize and reward loyal guests with exclusive perks, privileges and benefits during their stay. Once enrolled, members enjoy access to full program benefits for an upgrade fee of $25/per night, including personalized assistance with business and travel needs, priority check-ins and late check-outs, seasonal welcome amenities, room upgrades based on availability, in-room fitness options and pre-reserved passes to the University Recreation & Wellness Center – to name a few.
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THE COMMONS HOTEL IN MINNEAPOLIS INVITES FANS TO THE BALLPARK WITH MLB ALL-STAR PACKAGE
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – May 8, 2014 – Conveniently located just minutes away from Target Field, home of the 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, The Commons Hotel offers guests the chance to hit a home run with friends and family by booking the MLB All-Star Package, starting at $339.00/night* from now until June 20, 2014. Fans’ passport to the July 15, 2014 All-Star Game, the MLB All-Star Package features an ideal combination of baseball fun and trendy accommodations, including a deluxe guestroom, an arrival amenity with two old-fashioned Killebrew root beers, a bag of Minnesota peanuts and an official MLB keepsake.
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THE COMMONS HOTEL ANNOUNCES MELISSA ROLF AS 2014 HOSPITALITY HERO AWARD WINNER
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Conveniently located close to downtown Minneapolis on the University of Minnesota campus, The Commons Hotel – part of the Noble House Hotels & Resorts collection – is proud to announce Melissa Rolf has been awarded the fourth quarter Hospitality Hero award from Meet Minneapolis, Convention and Visitors Association. The award honors an individual or company who has contributed significantly to the public image of Minneapolis through outstanding hospitality and service.
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THE COMMONS HOTEL ENTICES LOVERS TO GET “TWISTED IN LOVE” THIS VALENTINE’S DAY
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Conveniently located close to downtown Minneapolis on the University of Minnesota campus, The Commons Hotel – part of the Noble House Hotels & Resorts collection – provides the perfect getaway this Valentine’s Day weekend with the TWISTED LOVE package, available February 14-16, 2014. Starting at $299.00/night, couples who reserve the TWISTED LOVE package enjoy overnight accommodations, a romantic dinner for two, choice of Pay Per View movie, continental breakfast for two and valet parking, with a variety of arrival amenities – including a bottle of Fifty Shades of Grey Satin Red Wine, a game of Twister and a Sweet Talk Rubik’s Cube.
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THE COMMONS HOTEL OFFERS SMART GETAWAY FOR TWO WITH THE E=MC² MEALS AND COCKTAILS PACKAGE
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Conveniently located close to downtown Minneapolis on the University of Minnesota campus, The Commons Hotel – part of the Noble House Hotels & Resorts collection – provides the perfect equation for a smart getaway with the E=MC² MEALS AND COCKTAILS package, starting at $109.00*/night from now until Dec. 31, 2014. Featuring an ideal combination of meals plus cocktails for two, the E=MC² MEALS AND COCKTAILS package includes overnight accommodations, two complimentary cocktails and the choice of daily breakfast or lunch for two at The Commons’ new signature gastro-pub, The Beacon Public House.
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THE COMMONS HOTEL SELECTED FOR THE 2013 FODOR’S 100 HOTEL AWARD, HONORING THE BEST HOTELS AROUND THE WORLD
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – September 27, 2013 – Fodor’s Travel, the leading name in travel guides for 77 years, today announced that The Commons Hotel – part of the Noble House Hotels & Resorts collection – has been recognized as a 2013 Fodor’s 100 Hotel Award winner. This distinction designates The Commons Hotel as an outstanding hotel as selected by Fodor’s editors and travel experts, recognizing high style, excellent service and a one-of-a-kind stay for guests.
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NOBLE HOUSE ANNOUNCES BRUNO OAKMAN AS EXECUTIVE CHEF TO THE COMMONS HOTEL IN MINNEAPOLIS
SEATTLE, Wash. – Noble House Hotels & Resorts proudly announces the appointment of Bruno Oakman as Executive Chef to The Commons Hotel, located close to downtown Minneapolis on the University of Minnesota campus. In this role, Oakman will oversee all culinary operations for the hotel and its signature restaurant, The Beacon Public House, which features superior regional cuisine and reinvented classic cocktails in a contemporary, gastro-pub setting.
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THE COMMONS HOTEL IN MINNEAPOLIS INVITES SAME-SEX COUPLES TO CELEBRATE EQUALITY EVER-AFTER
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Commons Hotel – part of the Noble House Hotels & Resorts collection – is over the rainbow to introduce EQUALITY EVER-AFTER for gay and lesbian couples planning to wed after the news that a marriage equality bill has passed, legalizing same-sex marriage in Minnesota. Starting Aug. 1, 2013, the first official day couples can legally marry, The Commons’ EQUALITY EVER-AFTER offers engaged pairs a choice of spectacular rooms for a picturesque wedding overlooking the Twin-Cities skyline and essentials for the big day, including professional photography, overnight accommodations, “Mr. & Mr. or Mrs. & Mrs.” custom chalk-art drawings, Love Elixir mixology lessons and a bottle of champagne to toast liberation.
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THE COMMONS HOTEL ESTABLISHES GAME-DAY TRADITION; INVITING FANS TO GO-PHER-IT THIS FOOTBALL SEASON
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Conveniently located on the University of Minnesota campus and just steps away from TCF Bank Stadium, The Commons Hotel – part of the Noble House Hotels & Resorts collection – celebrates football season with the launch of GO-PHER-IT Tailgating Parties, a series of spirited events taking place at The Commons Hotel during Gopher home games this season. Kicking off Saturday, September 14, 2013, The Commons’ invites fans to start a new game-day tradition with live entertainment, signature food, cocktails, local brews and giveaways at the GO-PHER-IT Tailgating Parties.
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The Commons Hotel -- an Industrial Schoolhouse Chic Property in Minneapolis -- to Launch on 10.11.12
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Set to open October 2012, the new Commons Hotel will launch in Minneapolis as an industrial schoolhouse chic property inspired by its collegiate ties to the University of Minnesota and industrial history of the Twin Cities. Embodying a sense of inner geek in a chic setting, the newest property in the Noble House Hotels & Resorts collection will embrace diverse people, culture and communities who share the common desire to discover, with an uncommon hotel experience.
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