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Northern Rail Traincar Inn

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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank Dana O
Response from Cyndi R, Owner at Northern Rail Traincar InnResponded 4 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 6 days ago

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

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and son and I had the opportunity to spend the night at this unique inn tucked in the woods and we were not disappointed! Cyndi, the owner, is very friendly and we enjoyed talking with her about the Inn and the surrounding area....More

Thank wheatgin
Response from Cyndi R, Owner at Northern Rail Traincar InnResponded 9 May 2018

Hi GW! Thank you for the great review. It was a pleasure having you and your "boys" here! We will keep on keeping on and you all do the same. The world is a kinder place when we all take care of each other! Again,...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

This was a nice B&B tucked away in the north woods of Lake Superior. It is a very relaxing area, close to nature. We visited in the winter time and I’m sure it’s very pretty in the fall and summer months as well. The room...More

Thank docneneng
Response from Cyndi R, Owner at Northern Rail Traincar InnResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you for reviewing our unique Traincar Inn! Jeff and I tend to bond with our guests and we treat you like family - if you are up for it! The deer are our special entertainment in the winter months and they grace us with...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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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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