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 (email@example.com).
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, 2014, but earlier reservations are highly recommended.
Phone: (612) 331-3931
Web: www.waleshouse.com - links to a reservation form
Nightly rate: $75-$85 + 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
Nightly CARLA rate/single: $89/night + tax
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. You must make reservations at least three weeks prior to the institute to receive the CARLA Summer Institute rate. To get the CARLA discount follow this link.
Phone: (612) 379-8888
The most basic housing option on campus is the dormitories. Cost is approximately $54/night for a single occupancy room. Rooms do not include private baths. Parking is an additional cost in a nearby ramp.
- Co-ed Facilities
- Shared bathroom facilities (no private bathrooms)
- Air-conditioned rooms
- Fresh towels daily/Bed linens changed weekly
Reservations are accepted based upon availability and must be received 5 days prior to check in. Please note: CARLA receives mixed reviews on the dorms; we provide this information for those seeking the cheapest option on campus.
For reservations and more information, see the U of MN Summer Guest Housing website.