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Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot

225 3rd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN, MN
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(612) 375-1700

About Us

Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot is an elegant hotel wedding venue located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is an enticing location for the urban couple looking to have their wedding in the heart of the historic Mill District and by the Mississippi River. Originally built as a train station over a century ago, it serves as a stunning wedding venue with a one-of-a-kind and historic background.

Facilities and Capacities

This hotel venue has a total of 11 event spaces to choose from. With indoor and uncovered outdoor places with scenic views, there is something for every couple. Whether you are looking to have a small, intimate wedding or a large, extravagant celebration, there are rooms available to suit your needs. Their smallest room, Mill City, can host up to 26 guests while their largest room, Depot Pavilion, can host up to 2,000 people. Stunning chandeliers, high ceilings, and wood beams are a few of the accents that add to the modern city atmosphere of their event spaces. Additionally, get-ready rooms, parking, wheelchair-accessible features, wireless internet, and pet-friendly facilities add to the comfort and convenience of all guests.

Services Offered

With all-inclusive packages available, Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot can handle everything you need, from event planning to in-house catering. Their certified wedding planners are qualified to plan all types of weddings so your overall vision can be brought to life and each detail can be executed, from setting a budget to finding the perfect entertainment. Other services this venue’s staff can provide include the following:

  • Wedding cake
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Valet service
  • Event setup
  • Event cleanup


With their in-house catering, this hotel venue can handle everything from your hors d'oeuvres to dessert. They have various serving styles available, including buffet, stations, family style and plated. Bartending services are also available. A limited, cash or open bar can be provided with various beverage options ranging from a champagne toast to premium liquor. Several food and beverage items can be provided, such as:

  • Barware
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens


Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot has a number of guest rooms available so you and your guest can relax after your big day. With the venue’s historic background, their rooms offer you the choice of modern or historic styling.


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  • I worked with Brooke in sales and Mario in catering. Wow! They were both detail oriented, communicators and helpful. I love the app feature The Depot has rolled out. With a click of a button I am able to get assistance from staff instantly. They treat every event like it’s the best and their own.

    responded with the following comments.

    Thank you Lizzie! Greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. Congratulations on your wedding and thank you for choosing the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot for your most memorable day! I have shared your feedback with Brooke and Mario; and they were thrilled to learn you had a great experience. I am also so glad to hear that you liked our event App. Hope you enjoy the holiday season and all the best to you in the New Year! Best Regards, Lisa Schetinski

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 20,000.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 10,000.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 500.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?


    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 20.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), House Liquor, House Wine

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Historic Building, Hotel

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    June, July, August, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, April, May, November, December

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