2.2 Miles, 6-Minute Drive
Hotel Near University of Minnesota
Just a short 6-minute drive from the Marquette is one of the finest Universities in the country. The University of Minnesota boasts a faculty and alumni who have won a combined 26 Nobel Prizes and three Pulitzer Prizes. It is ranked 17th in research activity, and it is included on the list of “Public Ivy Universities,” being a publicly funded university providing a quality of education comparable to that of an Ivy League school.
U of M features the ninth-largest main campus student body in the United States with 51,327 students. It is organized into 19 colleges, schools, and other major academic units.
Famous graduates include two United States Vice Presidents, Hubert Humphrey and Walter Mondale, as well as world famous musician, Bob Dylan, 2016 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
If you're in town visiting a student, or you'd like to tour the campus, the Marquette Hotel is the perfect place to stay. We offer luxury and comfort, as well as convenience. We're just a short drive or ride share away. Enjoy your visit to the campus, then come back to the Marquette for a fine meal, cocktails, and an enjoyable evening.