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Rivertown Inn

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 February 2015

This place is grown up and fancy without being judgy or elitest. The decor is breathtaking and the rooms are thematic, but not cheesy. You will Instagram yourself into a frenzy. It matches the downtown Stillwater vibe perfectly. Now I don't think I'll ever be able to stay in a "normal" hotel while visiting the city. One important thing to...

2Thank kel4000
Edina, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 February 2015

We really enjoyed our experience. The rooms are not big, but they are amply appointed. There are no televisions - but that's precisely what you're looking for in this type of experience. My wife and I were very thankful for the ability to fully get away and "unplug". The walk down the hill to the shops and the restaurants in...

1Thank Michael B
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 25 January 2015

Oh my…What a wonderful, enchanting getaway. My husband and I were looking to escape the doldrums of January in Minnesota. I had heard about the Rivertown Inn, but our experience significantly exceeded expectations. What an absolutely fantastic experience! We paid a bit more to check in an hour early. What a great idea as we were able to tour all...

1Thank vmcvey
Innkeeper306, Manager at Rivertown Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of Rivertown Inn. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We value all of the feedback we receive from our guests and this truly brightened our day! We hope to see you again soon, perhaps a visit this summer so that you can experience a warm, sunny day...

Anoka, Minnesota
Reviewed 21 January 2015

I was so disappointed in the service, quality of the room furniture and there was never a breakfast served, we had dried out banana bread, some apples in a dish and orange juice, sitting on the table, no one around. Furniture was uncomfortable, springs broken in sofa and chair in the guest room, no place to sit and visit in...

3Thank Joy W
Innkeeper306, Manager at Rivertown Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that your stay did not fulfill your expectations. Rivertown Inn offers a Weekday Special Monday through Wednesdays where guests may stay at a discounted rate and reservations do not include our evening social hour or regular seated breakfast service. Instead, an offering of assorted house-made breakfast breads, jams, whole fruit, orange juice and coffee is...

Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

The Rivertown Inn went above and beyond our expectations. From the opulent home itself to the first class service, clean rooms and modern amenities, you will be pleasantly pampered in the heart of Stillwater. The breakfast is a 3 course menu that was beautifully played and presented in class. My husband and I had never tried a B&B before and...

Thank APalmertree
Stillwater, MN
Reviewed 5 January 2015

Because most of Stillwater's B&Bs score highly, whether one is rated first or fifth denotes little difference in quality of stay. All offer a very rich experience in almost every way. Of the top B&Bs, the Rivertown is the most extravagantly furnished in period antiques and decor. It' also located right at the top of the Chestnut Street steps, just...

Thank Thomas V
Coldwater, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 2 January 2015

I stayed at Rivertown Inn over the 2014 Christmas Holidays. Everything was perfect. The staff was super friendly and informative. Larry Loyer especially. He could answer all of my questions about the history of this gorgeous property. After 4 nights, I hated to leave but can't wait to return. Oh, and the chef is top-notch too. The breakfasts are a...

Thank Molly L
Andover, Minnesota
Reviewed 10 December 2014

The staff was amazing, very helpful and courteous throughout our entire stay there. We stayed in early winter but plan to come back in the summer to take advantage of the entire grounds.The entire Rivertown Inn is full of antiques and interesting architecture for the period that the home was built and the theme of the inn. Looking forward to...

Thank DD Z
Reviewed 29 October 2014

My wife and I went on 5 day vacation for our 14th anniversary. This was our last place to stay. We were blown away by the beauty. We stayed in the Jane Austin Sweet. This particular room was gorgeous. The staff, at our request, had a bottle of champagne on ice waiting in our room. It was the most perfect...

Thank PipJay36
Rochester, Minnesota
Reviewed 24 October 2014

After seeing the Rivertown Inn and having a tour of the beautiful grounds we quickly decided this was where we wanted to be married. The staff are top notch. The planning was expedited by Elise, who is very professional and aims to please. Our room was beautiful and very cozy. The online reservation process was simple. Communication regarding our wedding...

1Thank smo4010

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1884 at the height of Minnesota's logging boom, Rivertown Inn is a magnificently restored lumber baron mansion turned boutique-style inn offering sumptuous suites, impeccable service and extraordinary luxury. The inn offers seven individual suites and two bedchambers, each with a unique literary-inspired decor featuring elegant furnishings, rare antiques, live-flame gas fireplaces and private spa-quality baths. Indulge in a gourmet breakfast prepared by our chef and in the evening, gather for light hors d'oeuvres and fine wines at evening social hour. Enhance your stay at Rivertown Inn with a variety of unique packages designed to add to your special memories. Rivertown Inn also offers fun and informative monthly cooking classes featuring hands-on instruction and plentiful food and wine samplings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rivertown Inn

Address: 306 Olive St W, Stillwater, MN 55082-4932
Region: United States > Minnesota > Stillwater
Price Range: $286 - $583 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rivertown Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Longfellow Suite is below the third floor suite and separated from the other suites. Bonus: wonderful smells coming from the kitchen!”
  • Cupcakes delivered to our room.
  • Actual two person jetted tub.
  • Curtain to separate the bathroom.
  • Panoramic of the Longfellow Suite
Deckhand01, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“A variety of rooms with a lot of personality.”
tabathaerck, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Tennyson Suite is great for two people who can comfortably climb to the 3rd floor.”
  • Sink and toilet in small alcove off of main room, curtain no door
  • Main room of Tennyson Suite
  • Street view from Tennyson Suite, south side
  • Comfy chair and fireplace in main room
  • Amazing huge whirlpool tub, in main room
  • Table and chairs within main room
  • Second/sitting room in Tennyson Suite
kayj486, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We love when B&B's have a carriage house, this place offers that!!”
BigLake_MNBrenda, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“beware the "bathroom" choices if privacy is needed.”
95aleciae, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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