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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Had lunch on the patio/deck. Next time we will try the covered patio. Food was good. We had a Rueben sandwich and a Pesto Chicken sandwich. Both were good. I'd get the Pesto Chicken again. Also had a couple of summer drinks from the bar and both were good, pricey, but tasty. Disappointed that they were in little plastic cups,...

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101water, Owner at Water Street Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, glad you enjoyed our patio. It has been voted #1 in the Twin Cities for the last two years.

Mankato, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

My grandmother and her sister stayed at Waterstreet Inn for 2 nights (7/24-7/26) based on my recommendation. The price of Waterstreet Inn is 3-4 times higher than other Stillwater hotels due to the location. I called the manager and they were willing to give her a discount which was a little more expensive than the lower price quoted on this...

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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Water Street Inn for a meeting. Was in a great location as its on the ricer and very walkable to many places. Hotel is very old and decor dated. I can see some people liking that. No big deal I guess. I found it odd having a bathroom and then a separate hot tub inside my room. Room...

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101water, Owner at Water Street Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. We do have different room layout in the building some with the whirlpool in the bathroom and some with it in the room. Sorry about the mattress, we are updating some of them right now, it is hard to know what some people like in a mattress there are so may different kinds out there. Glad...

Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The halls and the room smelled horrible. The room was so outdated. Whirlpool looked yellow. No fridge in room or any ice machines. Bed was uncomfortable. Definitely not worth the $200!! Pros: Patio gives you good view of river. The hotel is close to the restaurants and downtown businesses.

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Little Falls, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful experience! My husband and I were on a weekend getaway. It was lovely. We really enjoyed the balcony overlooking the river(definitely worth the extra few bucks!) Breakfast was good and more than expected. This is more hotel like than other b&b's We would most certainly do this again!

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101water, Manager at Water Street Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Come back and visit us again.

Mankato, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Victorian style inn situated in historic downtown Stillwater. Tastefully decorated spacious rooms. Our room was located with a view of the river and the lift bridge. They have a designated gated parking area. They have a restaruant and bar on site. They do offer a free breakfast from a specific menu or $5 discount if you order from their regular...

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101water, Owner at Water Street Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. When you stay again just call the desk and they will bring an ice bucket to your room.

Clear Lake, Iowa
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Beautiful old hotel. Rooms are very large and nice. The breakfast was one of the best I've ever had although I waited over 30 minutes to get it. We found it difficult to find the entrance and they definitely need more/better signage inside. Strange and complicated layout.

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101water, Owner at Water Street Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and the suggestion on more signage we will get working on that.

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This is a tough one – The good: friendly staff; perfect location – convenient walking to anywhere in downtown Stillwater, great view (if you have a river side room); spacious; good hot tub in the bedroom; separate bathroom was modern with great walk-in shower. The not so good: calling the bed a queen is stretching it a bit, seems more...

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101water, Owner at Water Street Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. All our beds are really Queen size. We do different rates depending on the time of year and what is going on around us, keep an eye on our website or sign up for our newsletter for rate information. See you again soon.

Washington, DC
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

There aren't too many options in downtown Stillwater and the location really is great. However, the rooms really need a renovation. I think the last facelift may have been early 90s. The site lists the bed as a queen, but for whatever reason it felt like a tiny queen and I could have sworn it was a double... And it...

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101water, Owner at Water Street Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are always upgrading rooms. Our beds are all regular Queen size. We do different rates depending on time of year and what is going on around us, watch our website or sign up for our newsletter for more information on rates. You may have missed our guest parking lot that is right next to...

Reviewed 1 June 2016

Impromptu visit to Stillwater over Memorial Day weekend and after looking online for a hotel room while driving to the town that Sunday and not having much luck, I happened upon this place and an offer of a suite (last available room)! Although quite pricey, we believed it would be worth it with a great location and a beautiful king-sized...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic Water Street Inn in the heart of Downtown Stillwater. All guestrooms with double whirlpools, most with fireplaces and balconies overlooking the River. Restaurant with indoor & outdoor seating, Irish Pub overlooking the river, meeting, banquet and wedding facilities for 2 to 300 people. Stillwater’s only Inn on the River. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Water Street Inn

Address: 101 Water Street South, Stillwater, MN 55082
Region: United States > Minnesota > Stillwater
Price Range: $127 - $412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Water Street Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 41
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“I wouldn't recommend staying at this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles ddickerson50, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“river side!”
 of 5 bubbles MNTraveler838, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Half of the rooms overlook the river. Those in the newer section of the hotel have balconies. Be sure to ask.”
 of 5 bubbles bilavon1, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Chester A Arthur Suite, river and lift bridge view!”
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 of 5 bubbles ashleyv804, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had a corner room with a balcony and big windows with views of the river and the historic downtown.”
 of 5 bubbles comtnfun, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
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