All options listed below are within walking distance of the institutes and the East Bank campus of the University of Minnesota. The University area is very busy in the summer and there is a limited number of rooms at each location, so book your accommodations early!

Nearest Hotels

Days Hotel on University   [MAP]
The Graduate Hotel Minneapolis   [MAP]

University of Minnesota Dormitories

Residence Hall TBD   [MAP]

The map below will give you an idea of the distances between Summer Institute locations, parking ramps, and nearby places to stay (listed on this page).

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Days Hotel on University

2407 University Avenue SE ~ Minneapolis, MN 55414

The Days Hotel is a popular and modestly-priced housing option for institute participants. Extras in the smoke-free hotel include continental breakfast, a shuttle van service, free off-street parking, on-site fitness center, and free wireless internet connections. The Days Hotel on University is located 6-10 blocks from the Institute sites.

CARLA sets up a block of rooms each year with the Days Hotel. You must book 30 days prior to the institute start date. Ask for the CARLA Summer Institute group rate.

Phone:  (612) 623-9303
Nightly CARLA rate/single: $97/night + tax

The Graduate Minneapolis

615 Washington Avenue SE ~ Minneapolis, MN 55414

This boutique hotel located on the UMN campus is a short walk to the CARLA Institutes. Includes high-speed internet connections and a hotel shuttle.

Book Online:  Graduate Minneapolis Online Reservation
Phone:  (612) 379-8888

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis-University Area

511 Huron Blvd SE ~ Minneapolis, MN 55414

This new hotel is within walking distance to the CARLA Institutes. Hotel has an onsite heated indoor pool and whirlpool.

Book Online:  DoubleTree Online Reservation
Phone:  (612) 504-3000

University Inn

925 4th Street SE ~ Minneapolis, MN 55414

Half a mile away from the University of Minnesota campus, this hotel is located just off Interstate 35W and offers a fitness centre and free parking. Every room at University Inn provides a flat-screen TV and a kitchenette.

Book Online:  University Inn Online Reservation
Phone:  (612) 746-1300

University of Minnesota Summer Guest Housing in a Resident Hall (Dorm)

The most basic and economical housing option on campus is summer guest housing in a traditional style residence hall (student dormitory). Cost is approximately $57/night for a single occupancy room, or $46/per person double occupancy. Rooms do not include private baths. Parking is an additional cost in a nearby ramp.

Dorm features:

  • Air conditioning
  • Private or shared bedroom (twin bed, desk, chair, closet, & dresser)
  • Shared bathroom facilities (no private bathrooms)
  • Free laundry facilities
  • Guest access to UMN wireless internet network

Guest housing has limited availability. Reservations begin April 1 and are filled based upon request date. All reservations are binding and will be billed for the entire amount if cancellation is not received 14 days prior to arrival. Payment for the entire length of the stay is due at the time of reservation via credit card. No refunds will be given for early departures.

For reservations and more information, see the U of MN Summer Guest Housing website.


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