AJ Capital Partners Opens MN Hotel

The Graduate Minnesota was formerly known as The Commons Hotel and marks the only lodging in the Minnesota-area. The property is close to the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport.
Graduate Minnesota (pictured as The Commons Hotel)
Graduate Minnesota (pictured as The Commons Hotel)

AJ Capital Partners has opened the Graduate Minnesota, a 304-key hotel—formerly known as The Commons Hotel—located on the East Bank campus of the University of Minnesota. This hotel marks the only on-campus lodging in the area.

Located at 615 Southwest Washington Ave., between Coffman Memorial Union and Gopher’s stadium, the boutique hotel offers convenient access to various shopping, dining and entertainment venues such as TCF Bank Stadium, Mill City Museum, Walgreens and Minneapolis Institute of Art. Additionally, the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport is six miles away. Graduate Minnesota features common area amenities such as:

  • 24-hour fitness center on the first floor
  • bike rentals
  • free Wi-Fi
  • restaurant and bar
  • parking garage
  • business center
  • shuttle service

The pet-friendly hotel features event rooms ranging in size from 546 to 732 square feet, for up to 60 people, 4,000-sqaure-foot Pinnacle Ballroom for up to 320 people and a 5,200-square-foot Meridian Ballroom for up to 600 people.

The company’s latest development was the construction of Graduate Roosevelt Island, a 196-key hotel on the Cornell University’s campus.

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