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W Minneapolis - The Foshay

Minneapolis , MN
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LOCATION

821 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55402 US (map)

PHONE

612-215-3700

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ABOUT US

Right here in our 6,700 square feet of event space and studios, W Minneapolis - The Foshay features fully adaptable conference equipment that makes business beautiful, meetings memorable... Read more
Right here in our 6,700 square feet of event space and studios, W Minneapolis - The Foshay features fully adaptable conference equipment that makes business beautiful, meetings memorable and special events spectacular. Creative in approach and innovative in design, we'll engage and energize your attendees and participants, from conferences to soirées. You'll see what we mean when you enter our Great Room, awash in the glow of natural sunlight and offering sweeping city views overlooking Marquette and 9th Avenues in downtown Minneapolis. As your guests mingle in our pre-function space, they're always on top of the action with a splendid perspective of the Living Room below.

Our unique Sensory® Set Up gets ideas flowing with mood music, signature scents and more. And if work isn't working for you, take a break with Recess(sm), where you'll delight in a menu of activities that sets the tone for inspiration. All rooms are fully wired with virtually limitless technology that puts you within a millisecond of the world you're influencing and equipped with state-of-the-art bells and whistles to create audio/visual spectacles, and our event planners will work their wizardry so your wedding day wishes come true in style. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
20
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
7
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Hotel, Restaurant
Describe the style of your venue
City, Eclectic, Glamorous
What kind of settings are available?
Indoor
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
340
What event services do you offer?
Accommodations, Catering / Bar, Event Planning, Event Rentals, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors OK
What catering services do you offer?
Outside Cake OK
What event items are available?
Chairs
What food and beverage items are available?
Linens

REVIEWS

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Matt
Wedding:
6/27/2015
5.0/5.0
Review summary for those short on time: The W was a wonderful choice for our wedding!

After reviewing and visiting countless venues for our wedding, my wife and I selected the W. We couldn't be happier with our decision. The experience of working with Jodi and the entire team at the W was outstanding!

Jodi went above and beyond the call of duty from day one to make sure that we understood all of our options and felt comfortable with the process. Through multiple in-person tours of the facility and many e-mails, Jodi tackled any and all questions with friendliness and speed. We always felt that we had an outstanding single point of contact with Jodi who has looking after us and our event.

The facility and food at the W are beyond compare. There isn't better food anywhere. Period. The W doesn't include any hidden fees or room rental costs like most other places do which was a great feature for us. All told we feel we received an excellent value for a premium experience for our guests!
Review summary for those short on time: The W was a wonderful choice for our wedding!

After reviewing and Read more...
Review summary for those short on time: The W was a wonderful choice for our wedding!

After reviewing and visiting countless venues for our wedding, my wife and I selected the W. We couldn't be happier with our decision. The experience of working with Jodi and the entire team at the W was outstanding!

Jodi went above and beyond the call of duty from day one to make sure that we understood all of our options and felt comfortable with the process. Through multiple in-person tours of the facility and many e-mails, Jodi tackled any and all questions with friendliness and speed. We always felt that we had an outstanding single point of contact with Jodi who has looking after us and our event.

The facility and food at the W are beyond compare. There isn't better food anywhere. Period. The W doesn't include any hidden fees or room rental costs like most other places do which was a great feature for us. All told we feel we received an excellent value for a premium experience for our guests! Read less
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Luca
Wedding:
6/20/2015
5.0/5.0
My wife and I got married at the W Minneapolis in June 2015 and had a fantastic experience! The setup was perfect for our guests; the spaces for the reception and cocktail hour are well integrated with the rest of the hotel. Our wedding was about 160 people, which was perfectly sized for the space. In the reception hall specifically, there is a lot of natural light that comes through the windows and a great natural focal point with the mural wall at one end.

The food was also one of the top highlights of our wedding reception. All the menu options are cooked in the same kitchen as Manny's steakhouse (one of the best in the city), and the quality does not disappoint. I cannot recommend the filet with whipped horseradish potatoes enough. Truly delicious.

To make our wedding as convenient as possible, we also set up a room block with the W. Many of our guests chose to stay there and thought the accommodations were very comfortable and a good value, especially considering other events around the city that weekend were driving up room rates. The hotel also did a great job with our suite for the night of the wedding, even going as far to have chocolate covered strawberries and a few bottles of champagne waiting for us after the reception.

However, the single best part of working with the W for our reception was working with Jodi Bahr and the hotel staff. They went out of their way to help us make the wedding day truly special. I was especially impressed with how easy they were to work with, especially as changes to our reception plan were happening all the way up to the night before the wedding. Jodi is a true professional that really understood the type of wedding we were looking to have. She was also great about responding to emails in a timely fashion and able to jump on the phone for a few minutes as needed.

You are in great hands with Jodi and the W Minneapolis! It is too bad you only get married once, because they were THAT GREAT to work with.
My wife and I got married at the W Minneapolis in June 2015 and had a fantastic experience! The setup was perfect for our Read more...
My wife and I got married at the W Minneapolis in June 2015 and had a fantastic experience! The setup was perfect for our guests; the spaces for the reception and cocktail hour are well integrated with the rest of the hotel. Our wedding was about 160 people, which was perfectly sized for the space. In the reception hall specifically, there is a lot of natural light that comes through the windows and a great natural focal point with the mural wall at one end.

The food was also one of the top highlights of our wedding reception. All the menu options are cooked in the same kitchen as Manny's steakhouse (one of the best in the city), and the quality does not disappoint. I cannot recommend the filet with whipped horseradish potatoes enough. Truly delicious.

To make our wedding as convenient as possible, we also set up a room block with the W. Many of our guests chose to stay there and thought the accommodations were very comfortable and a good value, especially considering other events around the city that weekend were driving up room rates. The hotel also did a great job with our suite for the night of the wedding, even going as far to have chocolate covered strawberries and a few bottles of champagne waiting for us after the reception.

However, the single best part of working with the W for our reception was working with Jodi Bahr and the hotel staff. They went out of their way to help us make the wedding day truly special. I was especially impressed with how easy they were to work with, especially as changes to our reception plan were happening all the way up to the night before the wedding. Jodi is a true professional that really understood the type of wedding we were looking to have. She was also great about responding to emails in a timely fashion and able to jump on the phone for a few minutes as needed.

You are in great hands with Jodi and the W Minneapolis! It is too bad you only get married once, because they were THAT GREAT to work with. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Lighting & Decor, Travel, Wedding Venue
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.8/5.0
We used this venue for our ceremony, and had our reception in the bar area in the lobby. The space was just what we needed, and the atmosphere was amazing. It was also a very reasonable value for our purposes.
We used this venue for our ceremony, and had our reception in the bar area in the lobby. The space was just what we Read more...
We used this venue for our ceremony, and had our reception in the bar area in the lobby. The space was just what we needed, and the atmosphere was amazing. It was also a very reasonable value for our purposes. Read less
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