All options listed below are within walking distance of the institutes and the East Bank campus of the University of Minnesota. For each of them, you will need to identify the CARLA Summer Institutes to receive a discount. 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! For more information on housing options, please contact the CARLA office (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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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2407 University Avenue SE ~ Minneapolis, MN 55414
This delightful cooperative guest house is within walking distance of the University campus (7 blocks from institute sites). Breakfast is included and a kitchen is available for guest use. Some rooms have private bathrooms and others are shared. This has been a very popular choice for Summer Institute participants in the past, so be sure to reserve a room early! The deadline is April 1, 2013, but ealier reservations are highly recommended.
Phone: (612) 331-3931
Web: www.waleshouse.com - links to a reservation form
Nightly rate: $70-$80 + tax, lower rates for weekly stays
615 Washington 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 high-speed internet connections.. The Days Hotel on University is located 6-10 blocks from the site of the Institutes. You must book at least 30 days prior to the institute and ask for the CARLA Summer Institute group rate.
Phone: (612) 623-9303 (Call the sales office directly)
Nightly CARLA rate: $82/night + tax
The Commons Hotel is a four-star hotel located on the UMN campus. It is a short walk to the CARLA Institutes. Includes high-speed internet connections and a hotel shuttle. You must make reservations at least three weeks prior to the institute to receive the best possible rate. Ask for the CARLA Summer Institute rate if you call. To get the discount online follow the directions below.
Phone: 1(800) 822-6757
Fax: (612) 379-8888
To get the CARLA discount follow these steps:
- Click the link below for your week (before the deadline)
- Go to the week in the site's calendar (you will see available dates in green)
- Choose the days that you want
- 6/23/13-6/28/13, cut-off is 5/27/13
- 7/14/13-7/21/13, cut-off is 6/17/13
- 7/21/13-7/28/13, cut-off is 6/24/13
- 7/28/13-8/2/13, cut-off is 7/1/13
The most economical and basic housing option near campus can be found in the dormitories. Cost is $52/night for a single occupancy room. Rooms do not include private baths. Guest Housing this summer will be in Frontier Hall in the suites that have shared bathrooms. Parking is an additional $12/day in a nearby ramp.
- Co-ed Facilities
- Air-conditioned rooms
- Shared bathroom facilities (no private bathrooms)
- Fresh towels daily
- Bed linens changed weekly
Rrooms are first come, first served, so reserve early!
For reservations and more information, see the U of MN summer housing website.