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Get Ready to Warm Up and Wind Down at Loews Minneapolis Hotel: A Couple’s Weekend Getaway

Are you looking for a couple’s weekend getaway?  In your day to day busy-ness there is much to desire with time away from everything and everyone.  Yes that includes the kids as well. We were fortunate to be able to get away for a few days of just the two of us to reconnect and re-shift the focus to us.

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We were extremely excited to have been invited to experience Loews Minneapolis Hotel.  Minneapolis is one of the best cities for a night out on the town or a weekend getaway.  There is so much to do here you will not be disappointed.  Everything from arts, theater, culture, music to food, Minneapolis has it all.  At least a few times a year, we like to do a weekend stay-cation right in downtown Minneapolis!   

Photo courtesy of Loews Minneapolis Hotel

Loews Minneapolis Hotel is located on First Avenue and directly across the street to the Target Center. In the heart of Minneapolis’s vibrant downtown Warehouse and Entertainment District, you will be surrounded by amazing restaurants, bars, shopping, nightlife, theater, clubs and the ballpark, – Target Field.

Getting to the hotel is a breeze. We were greeted by the parking attendant and left our car with him. We then proceeded to the lobby to check in.

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Photo courtesy of Loews Minneapolis Hotel

I was mesmerized by the decor of hotel. So beautiful, welcoming and cozy. The place to get in from out of the cold! Once we checked in, we were shown to our room.

Our home for the next couple of nights:  The Executive Corner Room.

Awaiting to welcome us in our room was from The Herbivorous Butcher which consisted of local dairy-free cheese, vegan charcuterie, pickled vegetables, spiced nuts and fruit preserves along with a lovely note.   It is exquisite! I was pretty excited to have tried the pickled mushroom. Heavenly!!

Did I say we were on the 20th floor? This view is just breathtaking!  I can just stare at this all night!  

After we got settled in, enjoyed the view and the snack, we went downstairs to the fourth floor for dinner at the Cosmos.  We had already checked out the menu prior to our arrival with an idea of what we wanted to try.  However, once we were seated and our waitress provided us with the specials, we opted for the special for the evening:  The Seasonal Prix Fixe which was the 3-course meal.

Photo courtesy of Loews Minneapolis Hotel

Vang opted for the Apple and Root Vegetable Soup, Beef Tenderloin and the Butter Pecan Sundae. I opted for the same soup for first, Seared Salmon and the Butter Pecan Sundae.

Let me tell you that this did not disappoint!  It was all so delicious and the service was more than superb.  That soup was the perfect way to start and warm us up. We did not opt for any wine for dinner as we were planning to head down to the Apothecary  Bar and Lounge on the first floor to try their Baby It’s Cold Outside cocktail.

Photo courtesy of Loews Minneapolis Hotel

Breakfast at the Cosmos was exceptionally delicious.  We had the option for the Weekend Breakfast Buffet or order off the menu. 

We opted for the Buffet and the selections available was delicious.  Included in the buffet is the 3 egg omelette.  I decided on bacon, peppers and asparagus for my omelette while Vang chose to substitute that to the classic over easy eggs.  He loved his eggs over easy and had commented on how good they were “This is how over easy eggs should be!”   Very well done!

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We enjoyed our stay at Loews Minneapolis Hotel!  We had nothing but great things to say from the time we arrived at the valet parking, to checking in to all our interactions at the restaurant and bar.  The room was extremely cozy and the bed was just perfect.

One of the hardest things about staying away from home is getting a good night’s sleep. We were so pleased with how comfortable the bed was. We definitely had a couple of good nights sleep here.

Book your next romantic couple’s weekend getaway at Loews Minneapolis Hotel!

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Loews Minneapolis Hotel has everything you need for a winter getaway so that you can Warm Up and Wind Down! Whether a getaway with friends or a romantic winter weekend with someone special, this package is ideal for staying cozy during the cold winter months.

The package includes:

  • plush overnight accommodations
  • daily breakfast for two in Cosmos
  • overnight valet parking for one vehicle
  • Premium Plus Wi-Fi
  • a $20 in-room movie credit
  • a 25% discount in food and beverage outlets (excludes alcohol) for additional savings
  • a welcome amenity upon arrival
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50 Comments

  • Reply Elizabeth December 10, 2019 at 9:07 pm

    That looks so beautiful! Making me
    Wish I was planning a trip!

    • Reply Lina December 11, 2019 at 4:51 am

      It is a beautiful place. We have an amazing time. Check it out and thanks for stopping by 🙂

  • Reply Andrea December 11, 2019 at 8:16 am

    Such a beautiful hotel and all of the food looks delicious!!

    • Reply Lina December 12, 2019 at 6:07 am

      The food was all so good! Thanks for stopping by.

  • Reply Paige December 11, 2019 at 11:04 am

    This hotel looks so nice! And I love a good city view! Great review 🙂

    • Reply Lina December 12, 2019 at 6:07 am

      Thank you! I love a good city view too!

  • Reply Sarah December 11, 2019 at 9:13 pm

    You guys look so warm! My fiance and I go to Minneapolis fairly often- we need to check this out! 🙂

    • Reply Lina December 12, 2019 at 6:07 am

      Yes check it out! The perfect place for a weekend getaway. Thanks for stopping by!

  • Reply Britt December 12, 2019 at 11:41 am

    The hotel looks beautiful, and I love the view. My husband and I love staying places where we can just relax in the hotel together in the evening, enjoying the view and putting our feet up… Especially if it’s just a weekend getaway in the middle of a busy work month! We’ll have to add this place to our list for the future.

    • Reply Lina December 14, 2019 at 6:18 am

      Yes! It’s so important to getaway.

  • Reply Nilakshi December 13, 2019 at 9:39 am

    Wonderful post. I want to plan a trip soon. Love the pictures and food look amazing.

    • Reply Lina December 14, 2019 at 6:18 am

      Hope you are able to visit soon! Enjoy 🙂

  • Reply Bryan December 13, 2019 at 9:54 am

    Minneapolis does have many things to offer. I really liked the Mill City Museum when I was there, and Surly Brewing was an excellent place for beer, food, and entertainment. Just don’t go in the middle of winter!

    • Reply Lina December 14, 2019 at 6:17 am

      Glad you had a great time visiting Minneapolis! We are definitely experiencing the cold now… But want can I say… Love it here even in the winter 🙂

  • Reply Mona December 13, 2019 at 10:20 am

    Everything about this hotel is just amazing! And the view is stunning!

    • Reply Lina December 14, 2019 at 6:16 am

      It truly is! I can stare at that view all night long 🙂

  • Reply Serena Cooper December 13, 2019 at 10:23 am

    We just spent a few days in Montreal, and it was 20 degrees some days, haha! But we had a lovely time – love staying cozy in the winter.

    • Reply Lina December 14, 2019 at 6:15 am

      Having a cozy place is so important! We were in Montreal this past summer and had an amazing time as well.

  • Reply Heidi Slowinski December 13, 2019 at 5:36 pm

    Beautiful views and the food looks fantastic!

  • Reply rasi gupta December 14, 2019 at 5:28 am

    I still have to visit so many parts of the US. I am sure this will be useful when it’s the time to visit Minneapolis!😄

    • Reply Lina December 14, 2019 at 6:14 am

      Yes come visit Minneapolis! There is so much to do here.

  • Reply Brianna December 16, 2019 at 8:26 am

    This looks like a great hotel with delicious food! Thank you for sharing

  • Reply Holly December 16, 2019 at 9:23 am

    What a great place..The next time I am in Minneapolis I will be staying here! Thank you!

  • Reply Heather December 16, 2019 at 9:44 am

    This looks lovely. I really need to plan a weekend away with my husband. A goal for the month of January!

  • Reply Cynthia December 16, 2019 at 10:26 am

    This looks like such a beautiful place to stay. All the Loews look quite spectacular and this is no exception. We’ve never stayed in one but we definitely hope to in the future. Thanks for sharing!

  • Reply jen December 16, 2019 at 11:16 am

    as always a great job describing everything in detail

  • Reply Lora December 16, 2019 at 2:03 pm

    I love a staycation! That hotel looks stunning and the food amazing.

  • Reply Lisa Manderino December 16, 2019 at 2:27 pm

    The food looks amazing! What a nice hotel!

  • Reply Jen December 16, 2019 at 3:59 pm

    Looks like a lovely place to stay!

  • Reply Charlene December 16, 2019 at 5:49 pm

    What a stunning view and such beautiful decor! What a great weekend

  • Reply Jill DeMasi December 16, 2019 at 7:24 pm

    Looks like a fabulous place to visit! Date nights and weekends are so important to reconnect with your partner 🙂

  • Reply Magan December 16, 2019 at 7:44 pm

    Looks like a lovely place for a couple’s weekend getaway!

  • Reply Tricia Snow December 16, 2019 at 8:07 pm

    It looks like a wonderful hotel and a weekend!

  • Reply Angela December 16, 2019 at 10:18 pm

    One day I will get here – my best friend is originally from Minnesota so she keeps trying to get me to go with her someday.

  • Reply Noelle Collins December 16, 2019 at 11:07 pm

    Beautiful hotel, great view! We’ve been to MN before but have never stayed downtown Minneapolis!

  • Reply Beatriz December 17, 2019 at 9:08 am

    This is so amazing!

  • Reply Maria Gustafsson December 17, 2019 at 11:56 am

    Looks like you had a lovely getaway!

  • Reply Katherine Wolfe December 17, 2019 at 12:50 pm

    Lovely-looking accommodations! I especially love the artwork and view!

  • Reply Christina Furnival December 17, 2019 at 2:19 pm

    Looks like a fabulous time at a stunning hotel! I love Loews. Glad you got a spoiled weekend away!

  • Reply Kyndall Bennett December 17, 2019 at 4:06 pm

    That dining area is so beautiful! I don’t think I’ve considered visiting Minneapolis yet. Thank you!

  • Reply Lisa December 17, 2019 at 5:18 pm

    Excellent review. What a view that was! I also, love a good over easy egg for breakfast!

  • Reply Lisa December 17, 2019 at 6:11 pm

    Wow, beautiful hotel! Love the charcuterie board.. how creative!

  • Reply Carrie December 17, 2019 at 9:53 pm

    I have never been to Minneapolis before. This looks like a great place to start!

  • Reply Malia December 18, 2019 at 9:35 am

    Love this idea for a romantic get-away! The Baby It’s Cold Outside beverage sounds like a lovely way to warm up. I appreciated the pictures so I could get a good idea of food quality!

  • Reply Tracy December 18, 2019 at 11:55 am

    What a beautiful place to stay!

  • Reply Erin December 18, 2019 at 11:56 am

    What an awesome getaway! We’ve never been to Minneapolis

  • Reply Suzan December 19, 2019 at 5:17 am

    It’s always so nice to get away from it all & relax. Thank you for the great review!

  • Reply Tara Hallie December 19, 2019 at 1:45 pm

    The Loews Minneapolis is such a beautiful hotel! Looks like you had a great time!

  • Reply Susan December 22, 2019 at 2:58 pm

    That looks like a great trip and that hotel is so beautiful.

  • Reply Cindy December 25, 2019 at 7:10 pm

    The hotel looks like a wonderful place to stay for a getaway weekend! Beautiful accommodations.

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