RE'06 was held
Millennium Hotel in downtown
Minneapolis (1313 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN,
USA 55403-2697). Here are a
and an overview plan.
negotiated a special rate of $139 per room and
night (not including local taxes) for the
participants of RE'06. The group rate was
guaranteed for reservations before August 13,
reservations, there were three options:
the hotel at +1 612 332 6000
or + 1 800 522 8856, or
+1 612 359 2160.
How to get there
The twin cities
Minneapolis and St. Paul lie on the Missisippi River, about
530 km / 330 miles north-west of Chicago (see
overview map). St. Paul is the capital
Minneapolis/St. Paul International
Airport is served by all major American airlines.
Downtown Minneapolis is approximately 16 miles from the
airport, with taxi fares averaging $28.00-$36.00.
Alternatively there is a
light rail service from the airport to
downtown Minneapolis which costs $2.00. At the airport, take
the Hiawatha line to Downtown Minneapolis. Exit at Nicollet
Mall Station. Transfer to bus station at Nicollet Mall/5th
Street. Take bus line 17 or 18 southbound. Exit at Nicollet
Ave/Grant street. Walk back 1/2 block on Nicollet Ave. The
hotel is to your right. (see map).
Here is a pdf-file with driving directions.
We recommend you to
visit the Minneapolis Visitors Bureau website. It
is available also in
The site map covers pretty much everything
in the local area.
For St. Paul, visit the
St. Paul Visitors Bureau website.
Where to go
Visit the famous
of America (MoA), the biggest mall in the US.
Avenue in St. Paul is also famous.
Check the extensive
Art Center is in walking distance from the Millennium
hotel. For people interested in modern architecture: the
expansion building of the Walker Art Center has been built
by the famous Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron. Other
places to visit are the Minnesota Science Museum or several
historic sites, in particular the
James J. Hill House.
Minnesota Orchestra will play
Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 on Friday, Sept. 15 and Saturday,
The Millennium Hotel
features indoor swimming pool, sauna and fitness suite. For
outdoor recreation, you may consider the
ValleyFair amusement park. Summit is the
best local beer. Summit offers
tours of the brewery.
Vikings (pro football) are playing a home game on 9/17.
Twins (pro baseball) are playing home games
Anyone interested in a
casino can find an Indian
at Mystic Lake.