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Northern Rail Traincar Inn

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Overview
1730 Highway 3, Two Harbors, MN 55616-1182 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We very much enjoyed the design of this motel. The railroad cars are strategically put together with a hallway in the middle that leads you to the lobby where breakfast is served and the main desk is. This is also where there is water, hot...More

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Response from Cyndi R, Owner at Northern Rail Traincar InnResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you for the great review! We like having the "little extras" for our guests. It just feels more like a home away from home! Again, thanks for the review and we hope to see you again! Cyndi & Jeff

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We couldn’t have been happier with our stay here. It was very clean, in a beautiful location, and had the friendliest staff. Of course there was the novelty of staying in a converted train car. After a long day of hiking we were thankful to...More

Thank Ashley M
Response from Cyndi R, Owner at Northern Rail Traincar InnResponded 1 August 2018

Ashley, Thank you so much for your lovely review. Jeff and I try to keep the Inn a property that is welcoming and homey just the way we would want it if we were traveling! I think the extras like the lending library of books,...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018

This is our 3rd stay here. We love visiting the area and this is our favorite place to stay. It’s a very unique inn in a beautiful, quiet setting. We’ve had 3 different rooms and they have all been great. This time we treated ourselves...More

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Response from Cyndi R, Owner at Northern Rail Traincar InnResponded 14 July 2018

Thank you for the great review! The train around the lobby ceiling is a continual "work in progress" so it will probably be evolving each time you visit! Again, thank you for supporting us with your great review! Cyndi & Jeff

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

2nd time staying here. My husband loves trains and we live in mn do this is a perfect 2 day get away for us. I also love that they sell snacks and sodas at a reasonable price instead of jacked up vending machine prices, plus...More

Thank Cheryl R
Response from Cyndi R, Owner at Northern Rail Traincar InnResponded 12 July 2018

Thank you Cheryl for your kind review! Jeff and I don't like to pay "jacked up" prices so we don't charge them. Offering what we have at the prices we do is more of a positive guest relations thing for us. Keep it convenient and...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

This B&B Greatly exceeded our expectations. We attended a meeting in Duluth, MN and then drove up the scenic Lake Superior on Hey 61.we thought staying in a train car would be romantic and unique. The Porter room we were given was vintage like furnishings....More

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Response from Cyndi R, Owner at Northern Rail Traincar InnResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you so much for the great review! I have shared your compliments with our housekeeping staff - they take pride in their work as do we! I never know if I should say anything about this or not but, we are an Inn and...More

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Description
Northern Rail Traincar Inn is a "Unique Hotel with a B&B Feel"! Nestled in the woods our accommodations provide a relaxing northern getaway 1/2 mile from the north shore of Lake Superior. There are 14 rooms in 7 ...More boxcars (1/2 car each) called Porter and Porter w/Sofa rooms and there are 3 full car Suites (there are 10 cars total). We have several themes for our rooms: Oriental (inspired by the Asian influence of the Orient Express) Safari (Inspired by the Safari trains of the early 1900's) Victorian (Inspired by the era of train travel) Northwoods rooms for something different: Fishing, Bear, Golf & Lighthouse. From the charming platform hallway to the unique rooms and the peaceful surroundings Northern Rail appeals to anyone looking for a unique experience! Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
17
Also Known As
Northern Rail Traincar Bed And Breakfast
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Northern Rail Traincar Hotel Two Harbors
Location
United States > Minnesota > Two Harbors
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
17
Also Known As
Northern Rail Traincar Bed And Breakfast
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Northern Rail Traincar Hotel Two Harbors
Location
United States > Minnesota > Two Harbors
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Kim S
8 June 2017|
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Response from Cyndi R | Property representative |
Hi Kim! Thank you for your interest in Northern Rail Traincar Inn! We do have rooms open for July 5th. We have at least one of each of the Porter type (1/2 boxcar) rooms at $149 plus tax for two adults (additional guests... More
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CARLYBuffalo_NewYork
23 June 2015|
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Response from RailRyder | Property representative |
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CARLYBuffalo_NewYork
23 June 2015|
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Response from RailRyder | Property representative |
The rooms we have available are our 1/2 train boxcar Porter and Porter w/Sofa sleeper rooms. These rooms run $149 per night and yes, each room has its own bathroom w/shower. Call us at 877-834-0955 if you have any... More
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"Large suites offer loads of room and a fridge and microwave"
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"Ask for woods side-you'll feel like you are the only people in the world!"
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"The larger rooms are worth it."
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"Each room has a different theme, but they are all very nice. If you need more room, ask for a larger room..."
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