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Archer House River Inn

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Illinois
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a lovely, albeit old hotel. It is quite charming! The rooms vary in size (and price) from cozy to suites. I would suggest calling there rather than using their web site to gain an understanding of the various rooms. The staff is quite accommodating. I did have a bit of an issue with the check-in, but they were...

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Iowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Archer House for one night on our way from Iowa to a convention in Minneapolis. Our suite was so pleasant we almost wished we were just staying there the entire weekend. This was a Thursday night so it was very quiet. The beds are the kind you get swallowed up in, which is my favorite. We...

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Blackfoot, Idaho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing room & beds; little pricy but we splurged for the stay; staff was good; did not eat breakfast there because we spent our budget on the room & food cost extra. Family of 6 stayed & to find a placebigenough for all of us to stay in one room was great!

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's centrally located and there are a lot of good places to eat, parking can be a challenge sometimes, the rooms are comfortable if you book a non cozy room. The staff is fine, not overly friendly, they don't really offer any information but overall we would definitely stay there again.

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Woodbury, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Archer House and we were very pleased. It's historic and old and yet has all the comforts of a nice hotel, but has an abundance of charm. We also really liked the fact that there are three very good restaurants attached to the Inn. And Archer House is located right down town so it's...

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Decorah, Iowa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Room was great! It was small and not much privacy to the bathroom, but for one night that was fine. The restaurant was beautiful! The ceilings are low and it's very crowded when busy but it's great scenery and that food was fantastic! Definitely will be coming back!

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San Diego
Reviewed 15 March 2017

A home away from home in a charming hotel. Each room is furnished in a different theme. The bathrooms are clean and modern. The staff is friendly and helpful. Restaurants on site. Not much in the way of fitness equipment though. But the hotel overlooks the river and there is a walking-running path.

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New Prague, Minnesota
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We had a nice stay at this place. The room was cozy, clean, and did the job. The hotel was under a little much needed construction, couldn't tell if they were painting or paneling or what, but definitely torn apart for something. Took away from the experience a little, would have been nice to know ahead of time. We probably...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Loved the location within walking distance of charming shops and restaurants. Hotel lobby and rooms were old school vintage. Great bar and cool cellar restaurant right in the hotel! There was also an Indian restaurant right in the building.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I was disappointed. The rooms felt old and tired. Beds were comfortable, and everything was clean. But, the owners have clearly not invested in the property for quite some time. Overall I would rate the property as only OK.

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Archer House River Inn occupies more than a central location in Northfield. For generations of guests and locals, it IS Northfield - a geographical and architectural landmark, a host to history for nearly 140 years, and an exemplar of the town's spirit of hospitality. Built in the French Second Empire style, the four-story red brick building is grand in design, rich in character, and impressive in its amenities - which include two full-service restaurants, a coffee shop, riverside lounge, conference space and more. Yet with just 36 rooms, no two of which are identical, the inn is intimate in scale and unique in feel. The Archer House also boasts the city's best location, straddling the town's main thoroughfare and the Cannon River. Beyond its prominent setting and venerable history, something else makes the Archer House special: a spirit reflected by the staff's pride in upholding a 140-year legacy of caring for guests, and the ownership's loving stewardship of a property that embodies the heart and soul of Northfield. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Archer House River Inn

Address: 212 S Division St, Northfield, MN 55057
Region: United States > Minnesota > Northfield
Price Range: $132 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Archer House River Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
The Archer House Hotel Northfield
Archer Hotel Northfield
The Archer Hotel
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“Top floor suite with a view of the river”
Catharus, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room overlooking the river”
294pamelan, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I was in one of the tiny single rooms on the 3rd floor. It's possible the thin walls are less of a problem elsewhere in the hotel”
Delaurab, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I think I would ask for a room on the back side. Each room is unique, so pick up the phone and talk to them about your needs.”
CML548, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Charm varies from room to room, ask when reserving.”
shoelu, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
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