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Housing Options for IMA Visitors

Please note that in order to receive the rates listed here unless otherwise noted, reservations must be made through the IMA Housing Coordinator at .

Some of the long term options listed here are also available for short term stays. Rates for both are indicated where applicable.

For additional helpful information on housing, please view the University of Minnesota Relocation Assistance Program website at: http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/rap/.

Shortterm
Summer Guest Housing
Longterm (no minimum lease required)
Longterm (1-3 month minimum lease required)
Furnished/Unfurnished Private Homes/Apartments
Temporary Housing

Main Hotel
Radisson University Hotel-Minneapolis

Address: 615 Washington Avenue S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55415
Phone: 800-822-6757 or 612-379-8888
Fax: 612-379-8682
Price: IMA negotiated special rate of $93 + 13.4% tax
Location/Transportation: The Radisson University Hotel-Minneapolis is 1/2 block from the IMA conference site
Note: To receive the special rate, all Radisson reservations must be made through the IMA housing coordinator at .

Parking: This is an outside lot available at a rate of $9 per day.

Alternative Hotels
Holiday Inn Metrodome
Address: 1500 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454
Phone:612-333-4646
Fax:612-338-4049
Price: University special rate of $109 (plus tax) single or double(November/December 2009), and $115(March-October 2009)
Location/Transportation: The Holiday Inn Metrodome is located 7 blocks from the IMA on the West Bank. There is a complimentary shuttle available upon request if needed.
Parking: There is a ramp next to the hotel at a rate of $14 per day.

Note: All reservations must be made through the IMA housing coordinator at .

Days Inn Hotel- University of Minnesota
Address: 2407 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone: 612-623-3999
Fax: 612-331-2152
Price: University special rate of $79 (plus tax) year round unless otherwise specified by the hotel due availability.
Location/Transportation: The Days Inn Hotel University of Minnesota is located 7 blocks from the IMA. There is a complimentary shuttle available upon request if needed. Parking: There is a complimentary daily parking available. Note: All reservations must be made through the IMA housing coordinator at .

Longterm Options
(no minimum lease required)
Wales Victorian House

Click here to view some images of Wales Victorian House

Address: 1115 5th Street S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone: 612-331-3931    Fax: 612-331-8054
Lease Term: daily, weekly, or monthly.
Furnished

Rates Information. Contact the IMA Housing Coordinator at with any questions, or assistance.

10 guest rooms, 5 with private bath, 5 which share two baths. The house has several living room areas available to guests, including an outdoor patio, attractive 4-season porch with cable TV, fireplace room and parlor. A dining room, TV lounge, fully furnished kitchen and laundry facilities comprise the other spaces available to guests.

Other amenities include:
* Free continental breakfast
* Free Wireless Highspeed Internet
* Private telephones in each room with free local calls
* Furnished guest kitchen & on-site laundry
* Central Air-conditioning
* Cleaning service
* Guest parking on-site (limited)
* National/local newspapers, magazines, Cable TV
* Owners on-site
* Secured building and rooms
* Smoke-free environment
* 1/2 block from U of M and Minneapolis buses
* Easy walk to the IMA (about 1 mile)

Location/Transportation: 10-15 minute walk from the IMA; Located on MTC bus line.

The Wales House Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations must be made 10 days in advance of arrival or entire reservation will be charged in full to credit card, unless the Wales House can resell any or all of the nights you have reserved. Sorry, no exceptions.

For visitors receiving the monthly rate, there is a $300 non-refundable deposit for cancellations occurring less than 30 days from the first night of the reservation.

For All Reservations: You will be responsible for full payment on early departures unless the Wales House can resell any or all of the nights you have reserved. Sorry, no exceptions.

The Historic Faculty House

Address: 316 10th Avenue S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone: 612-378-6060
Fax: 612-331-3308
Website: http://www.facultyhouse.net
Lease Term: daily, weekly, or monthly.
Furnished

Rates Information (Daily and weekly rates subject to 10% tax). In order to receive the special rate please contact the IMA Housing Coordinator at and please make a note in the "Additional Comment" section while booking your reservation.

We offer 12 guest rooms, while you're here you're at home. This beautiful, three-story stucco structure houses over 6,000 square feet of living space. Inside, the furnishings, decor and amenities are designed to offer the privacy you want balanced with a comfortable sense of community. Each bedroom offers high-speed Internet access, cable TV, and telephone. Plus, a free continental breakfast is offered daily. And our fully equipped kitchen is also available for your own home-cooked meals or culinary exploration.

The large living area is furnished with oversized sofas and a large fireplace. You'll also find sitting areas for quiet reflection and study, or stimulating conversation with fellow guests.

Other amenities include:
* King size beds available
* Free continental breakfast
* Guaranteed on-site guest parking
* Free high-speed Internet access & cable TV in each room
* Private telephones in each room with free local calls
* Fully equipped kitchen for guest use
* On-site laundry
* On-site live in management
* 24-hour building security system
* Air conditioned
* 1/2 block from U of M and Minneapolis buses
* Easy walk to the IMA (about 3/4 mile)
* Our staff caters to educators and those being educated
* Smoke-free environment

Location/Transportation: 3/4 mile to the IMA department; located on MTC bus line.

The Historic Faculty House Cancellation Policy:
For all Reservations, you will be responsible for full payment on cancellations or early departures unless we can resell any or all of the nights you have reserved. Sorry, no exceptions, except as noted below.

For single-night and weekly reservations, cancellations must be made 10 days in advance or arrival or entire reservation will be charged in full to credit card.

For monthly reservations, there is a $300 non-refundable deposit for cancellations occurring less than 30 days from the first night of the reservation.

University Inn Extended Stay Suites

Photos

Address: 925 4th Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Contact: Stacy Hinkemeyer
Email:
Phone: 612-746-1300
Website: http://www.universityinnmn.com/

Nightly rate: $75 and discounts for weekly and monthly visits

After a one million dollar renovation, this extedned stay hotel would like to introduce you to the convenience and comfort of apartment living. The University Inn is located within the University of Minnesota campus and just minutes from downtown Minneapolis. Easy access to route 6 busline. Approximately 10 blocks from the IMA,

Our 45 private rooms are available for nightly, weekly and monthly stays.

Each room includes:

    * Private bath
    * Private kitchenette
    * High speed Internet
    * Wireless Internet
    * Free parking
    * Private telephone and voicemail
    * Individual temperature controlled room
    * High security
    * Sound minimizing construction
    * Continental Breakfast
    * On site coin-operated laundry
    * On site vending machines
    * Private telephone and free local calls
    * Cable TV, including HBO
    * Easy access to local bus lines
    * Hair dryer
    * Coffee maker
    * Smoke-free environment

TownePlace Suites
Downtown Minneapolis

Address: 525 N. Second Street Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: 612-340-1000 or 1-800-257-3000
Fax: 612-340-1010
Website: http://marriott.com/property/propertyPage/mspts

Location: Located approximately 3.1 miles from the IMA. Hotel is located in the newly renovated warehouse district. Transportation: Complimentary shuttle service to the University of Minnesota by appointment. MTC Bus Service.

Rates
  1-5 nights 6-15 nights 16-29 nights 30+ nights
Studio Suite $75+13.15% tax $65+13.15% tax $60+13.15% tax $55+13.15% tax
Studio Executive Suite $89+13.15% tax $79+13.15% tax $69+13.15% tax $61+13.15% tax
Two Bedroom Suite $105+13.15% tax $95+13.15% tax $85+13.15% tax $79+13.15% tax

Shuttle Service: Complimentary to Mpls Campus East and Campus West.

Parking: $8.00 per day $70 per month

Phone Calls: Free local calls and credit card access. Free local faxes.

Amenities: Business center, modem/computer connection dataport, complimentary high speed internet access, voice mail, outdoor pool, gift shop, complimentary coffee and newspaper, 24-hour fitness/health center, 24-hour guestlaundry, valet service, full kitchen, fully furnished apartments, in-room coffee maker, refrigerator, cable TV, hair dryer, remote control color TV, washer/dryer or on-site laundry, safety deposit box, late check-out, wake-up calls, pets allowed with fee, billards room.

Hotel Features: 131 Studio, Executive and Two-bedroom suites, Business center with complimentary shipping supplies, Billiard Room, 24- hour quest laundry, Outdoor pool, 24-hour exercise room, Underground parking available/secured entrance, flexible meeting space for up to 40 people, Pets welcome.

Reservation: The TownePlace Suites requires that you make your own reservation and to secure it with your own credit card within 48 hours. Please call the TownePlace Suites reservations at +1-612-340-1000 [press 0], to make your reservation and request the University of Minnesota rate. However, in case you are unable to make your own reservation, you can contact the IMA housing coordinator at .

You have until 4:00 p.m. on the first day of your reservation to cancel. If, you fail to cancel the reservation by 4:00 p.m. , the TownePlace Suites will assess a fee of one night (applicable nightly rate).

Longterm Options
(1-3 months minimum lease required)

One Ten Grant & Marquette Place
One Ten Grant
Address :
110 West Grant Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: 612-342-0110
E-mail:
Contact person: Trudy Vansloun
Website: www.fineassociates.com
Lease Term: 3 months or longer ($200 for 1 month stays, and $100 per month for 2 month stays)
Rates:
One Bedroom $2150/$2050(October-March)
Two Bedroom $2850/$2450(October-March)
Amenities: Fully furnished, housewares, complimentary continental breakfast M-F, heated indoor/outdoor pool, exercise spa, garage, business center with free highspeed internet access, copying and faxing, lobby desk staffed 24 hours a day, just steps to the Minneapolis Skyway system over 5 miles of indoor heated walkways, private balconies with spectacular views
Services: Laundry and dry-cleaning pickup and delivery, pet/plant sitting, parcel acceptance and delivery, directory of local services and restaurants, taxi and limo services, housekeeping service available
Location/Transportation:
MTC Bus Service


Marquette Place
Address: 1314 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: 612-339-9600
Website: www.fineassociates.com
Lease Term: 3 months or longer (add $200 for 1 month stays, and $100 per month for 2 month stays)
Rates: One Bedroom $2500 (year round)
Two Bedroom $2950/$2650 (October-March)
Amenities: Fully furnished, housewares, complimentary continental breakfast M-F, heated indoor pool, exercise spa, tennis courts and billiard table, garage, business center with free highspeed internet access, copying and faxing, lobby desk staffed 24 hours a day, connected to the Minneapolis Skyway system over 5 miles of indoor heated walkways, private balconies with spectacular views
Services: Announcement of visitors, laundry and dry-cleaning pickup and delivery, pet/plant sitting, taxi and limo service, parcel acceptance and delivery, directory of local services and restaurants, housekeeping service available
Location/Transportation: MTC bus service

808 Berry Place
Address: 808 Berry Street, St. Paul, MN 55114
Leasing: 866-962-1786
Office: 651-645-3335
Contact person: Amanda
Website: http://www.dominiumapartments.com/808-Berry-Place/

This apartment and townhome community is located 1.7 miles from the IMA. With tons of amenities, unfurnished or fully furnished options, and flexible lease terms(able to accommodate shorter lease terms for an additional fee),this property is a great for any of our long term visitors. One block to the busline, minutes to Downtown Minneapolis. All units include in-unit washer and dryers.

Amenities: Community room with full demonstration kitchen, Pub with billiards, darts, and free play golden tee golf, Professionally equipped fitness center with sauna, Guest suite available for out-of-town visitors, outdoor pool & four-season outdoor hot tub, Conference room with high-speed internet access available, Private surround sound theatre, tanning salon, Handicapped accessible (select units), Underground parking space provided with select homes, Additional underground parking space available - $75/month, On-street open parking available, Pet friendly community

Rates (Unfurnished):
Studios: $1010-$1025
1brs: $1095-$1215
2brs:$1400-$1600
3brs:$1760-$1860
2br Townhomes:$1609-$1750
3br Townhomes:$2100-$2130

If interested in furnished, please consult the leasing agent for pricing. Note basic furnishing for a 1br is between $300-$500.

Fully Furnished Private Homes
Cheri's House

This house is a great 3 bedroom furnished home located in NE Minneapolis, minutes to the University. $1700 monthly rent (utilities included in this rate). This beautiful home is located near to schools, shopping, and neighborhood parks. One block to the bus lines, and a 20 minute bus ride to the IMA. Many of our long term visitors have enjoyed their stay in this home. Year lease available beginning Fall 2010. Please contact .

Website: http://www.math.umn.edu/~olver/garfield.html

Diane's House     Photos

2 bedroom home on 23rd Avenue SE . She has been renting to visiting professors for several years. It is available for Fall 2010. It is an all inclusive rental at $1200/month the renter has no bills but their long distance phone calls. It has cable TV, DSL hook-up, basic phone all utilities paid and monthly cleaning service. Yard care and snow shoveling are also provided. Near the #3 bus route, for easy access to the University.

For contact information and/or photos of the property upon request to the IMA Housing Coordinator at .

Sabbatical and Academic Housing

We receive sabbatical home options year round, so you may contact for an updated list of available sabbatical homes. Also you may want to visit these websites for other sabbatical home options we may not have on our list:
http://www.sabbaticalhomes.com
http://www.academichomes.com
http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/rap/housing/list/current/index.html

Furnished Apartments in Private Homes
Phyllis' Apartment      Photos
Phone: (612) 920-0762
E-mail:

Quiet area in Linden Hills near Lake Calhoun & bus line. Two completely furnished units in private home. Each includes private bath and TV, plus refrigerator, kitchen and laundry access. All linens/towels provided. Includes utilities, wireless internet access and continental breakfast. On street parking. No pets.

Rates:
2-room suite w/queen bed, dresser, large desk and queen-sized hide-a-bed $625/ month for 1 person.
Single room w/twin bed $525/month.
Weekend/weekly rates available.
E-mail for photos.

Cheri's Apartment
This lovely 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom luxury apartment is a first floor walkout located in Coon Rapids. Fully furnished unit, complete with equip kitchen, and laundry room. Modern decor. Garage, and all utilities included for $700 per month (6 month plus leases), there will be an up charge for stays shorter than 6 months. This is a great deal. Must have a vehicle, as there is no direct bus route to this area. Available now. Please email for photos.

Fully Furnished One-Bedroom Apartment
Johannes Huyen's Furnished 1-Bedroom and Studio Apartments    Photos
Address: 515 4th Street S.E., Minneapolis, MN
Phone: 651-698-5604
E-mail:
Contact person: Johannes Huyen

This 12-unit building, located in the Dinkytown area, is about ten minutes walk from the University of Minnesota campus. This very quiet, smoke free, and well maintained building has been housing of choice to visiting scholars and post-doctoral fellows at the University of Minnesota in search of the basic accommodations.

Monthly Rates:

    Furnished studio: $700.00
    Furnished 1-bedroom apartments: $795.00 and $850.00

The rent includes everything (heat, water, wireless internet service etc.), except electricity used in the unit.

Amenities: The apartments are fully furnished as follows:

Bedroom: Full bed; sheets; pillows and pillow cases; down comforter; bedspread; dressers; chairs; pole lamps; reading lights; cloth hangers; waste baskets; etc.

Bathroom: Bath towels; hand and wash towels; toilet soap; toilet paper; tissue paper; etc.

Living room: Sofa; chairs; end tables; coffee table; desk and chair;pole lamps; waste baskets; TV; bookshelves; etc.

Kitchen: Complete set of cooking utensils; cutlery; dinnerware; cutting boards; dish towels; microwave oven; etc.

Laundry: Laundry facilities and vacuum cleaners on the premises.

Parking: One designated parking space for each apartment.

Unfurnished Apartment Building
St. Anthony Village Apartments   web page
Address: 320 7th Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
and
901 2nd St. NE, Minneapolis
Phone: 612-379-1060
Contact person: Kelly

Minutes to the IMA. These cozy unfurnished apartments are great options for our incoming IMA post-docs, and year long IMA visitors. Near to shopping, entertainment, and on a bus line. Free off-street parking.

Rates: One year leases only. Studios $625-$650, 1br $700-$750, 2brs $925-$1000 (prices subject to change).

Huron Place Apartments     Photos
Address: 624 Huron Blvd SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone: 612-627-9206
Email:
Contact: Doug and/or Valerie
Website: http://www.aaapartments.com/

The building is very convenient, as it is approximately 15 minutes walking distance to the IMA. Bus lines to downtown Mpls and St. Paul and the Campus Connector( for the harsh weather days) both from Huron and from Washington Ave. All apartments are unfurnished (appliances included). Rent includes heat, water, trash/recycling, and one reserved parking space in our surface parking lot. Residents are responsible for paying their own electricity, cable, internet, and phone services.

1 bedroom - 675 square feet
2 bedrooms - 850 square feet

Coin operated washers/dryers on site ($1.25 to wash/load, $1.25 to dry/load)

Pets - 1 cat allowed per apartment with an additional $250 security deposit

Security deposit is $300

Application fees - $39 for people who have lived in the state of MN for the past 10 years, $59 for people who have lived out of state during the past 10 years.

Rates: 12 month / 10 month leases accommodated
Rent for 1 bdrm/12 month lease is $800 and 2 bdrm/12 month lease is $1030
Rent for 1 bdrm/10 month lease is $825 and 2 bdrm/10 month lease is $1055

Temporary Housing
The University of Minnesota has a website with temporary off campus housing options, please see: http://www.housing.umn.edu/offcampus/temp.htm
Summer Guest Housing
Click here for detailed information

 

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