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The historic Nicollet Island Inn prides itself on offering old-world comforts and new-world charm.

Nestled on the banks of the Mississippi River, the Inn offers the comfort and ease of a countryside stroll right in the heart of the city. You and your guests will be lavished with personal attention and will have your every need cared for. With our classic catering menus and industry leading customer service our staff’s singular focus will be to ensure a first class experience.

Learn more about Weddings, our Bridal Ready Room, Private and Corporate Events, or see our Event Gallery.


The Nicollet Island Inn is Minneapolis’ most coveted venue for a romantic, chic and historical setting.

The Nicollet Island Inn is Minneapolis’ most coveted venue for a romantic, chic and historical setting. Perched on the banks of the Mississippi River, the Nicollet Island Inn offers breathtaking views, an enchanting atmosphere, and an old world charm that is the hallmark of traditional wedding elegance. We specialize in all types and sizes of weddings.  Whether you have fifty guests or one hundred and fifty guests, we offer an intimate and full service experience.

As beautiful as it is, the setting is only part of what makes the Nicollet Island Inn the perfect wedding destination. Attentive personal service, a dedicated accommodations staff and world-class cuisine help create the experience you’ve dreamed about.

Bridal Ready Room

Our Bridal Ready Room will help make your bridal party’s preparations simple and seamless

The Nicollet Island Inn is proud to announce our new Bridal Ready Room, an elegant and unique day-use room perfectly suited to serve as a bride’s “home base” as she prepares for her big day.  The room provides space to lounge with bridesmaids, large lighted vanities for hair and make-up application, and specialty room service items available!

  • Pictures – the Bridal Ready Room is perfect for candid “getting ready” photos to add to the wedding album
  • Storage – spacious closets and multiple, heavy-duty hooks provide ample space for dresses and apparel
  • Mirrors – vanities and 3-way mirrors allow the party to make sure every detail is perfect from every angle
  • Bath – the room features a full bathroom and shower
  • Food – customized menus and catered platters can be ordered to keep everyone’s energy up throughout the big day
  • Music – bluetooth speaker is available so you can listen to your own “getting ready” play list

Wedding days are busy, but our Bridal Ready Room will help make your bridal party’s preparations simple and seamless so you can focus on enjoying the day.

For more information about our Bridal Ready Room or to book it for your special day, contact us at

Private & Corporate Events

Looking for an intimate and comfortable setting to hold your next event?

Let the Nicollet Island Inn be your host.

We can accommodate meetings and events for as few as 10 or as many as 125:

  • Free convenient parking close to downtown
  • A/V Equipment
  • Two Large Meeting Rooms and several small breakout spaces
  • Host all day retreats or half-day events
  • Menu customization available
  • Flexibility and attention to your group’s needs and specifications
  • Meals can be served in your meeting room or in our award-winning  dining room
  • An outdoor patio with a two-tiered walkout garden
  • Space to accommodate 125 guests seated or 200 guests for heavy hors d’oeuvres
  • Wireless Internet access

Our professional staff provides attentive service combined with excellent cuisine to create a productive and memorable event.

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Stay, dine and celebrate at the Nicollet Island Inn.

95 Merriam St.
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Telephone: (612) 331-1800

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Give a Nicollet Island Inn Gift Card and give the gift of new memories. The Gift Card can be used throughout the entire property.