The Lofton Hotel — Photo by Marcus Hotels

Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized owner and management company and division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), announced today that it, Hempel Real Estate, and Robinson Park have closed on the acquisition of the Loews Minneapolis Hotel. The property will be managed by Marcus Hotels & Resorts, effective today, and will be rebranded immediately as The Lofton Hotel under the Tapestry Collection by Hilton flag, making it the first Tapestry Collection hotel in Minnesota. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The Lofton Hotel

Located in downtown Minneapolis, The Lofton Hotel is steps from the city's shopping and entertainment districts as well as premier sports destinations like the Target Center, which is connected to the hotel via skywalk, and Target Field. Business travelers can also easily connect to the business district and nearby office buildings using the famous Minneapolis Skyway System.

This full-service lifestyle property features 251 contemporary guest rooms and suites that highlight the state's topographic features. In addition to artwork adorning the rooms and common areas that draws inspiration from key aspects of Minneapolis' identity, each room is equipped with the latest amenities, such as Keurig gourmet coffee makers, and lavish limestone counters and glass basins in the bathrooms. The Lofton Hotel's suites have impressive views of the city skyline with many boasting views directly into Target Field, including onto home plate. Additionally, each suite offers extra space and additional amenities to make guest stays more comfortable. Two of The Lofton Hotel's signature suites celebrate famous local artists with unique features, such as an in-room grand piano once played by the Piano Man himself, Billy Joel, large living spaces for entertaining, and artwork that celebrates Minneapolis icons. In addition, The Lofton Hotel boasts more than 15,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space that offers state-of-the-art audiovisual technology for meetings, group events, and weddings of all sizes.

Food and beverage outlets include a signature restaurant currently serving New American cuisine inspired by the Pacific regions, as well as a bar and lounge on the lobby level offering handcrafted cocktails and local microbrews, along with small bites. To appeal to both locals and guests alike, both concepts will be updated to offer an elevated food and beverage experience. Other hotel amenities include a robust business center, a fitness center with a full range of cardio-vascular and weightlifting equipment as well as Peloton bikes, a pet-friendly policy, and an attentive concierge service to help travelers get the most out of their stays.

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The Marcus Corporation
The Lofton Hotel
601 N 1st Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403
United States