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Whistle Stop B & B

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Willmar, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I have been staying at bed and breakfasts consistently for a while now. We've found some pretty nice ones throughout the state, but this one was exceptional. The service wasn't bad, but it wasn't the best we've had. It could have been downright poor, and we still would have been blown away, though. I mean, the main...

Thank mlbraun81
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We arrived and found our Pullman car well prepared for our visit. The restoration of the car and the decoration was excellent! Despite some low temperatures outside we were warm and cozy. Breakfast was equally as good. We can highly recommend the Whistle Stop B&B. One note - either have dinner before arriving in New York Mills (at least in...

Thank Chuck G
Villard, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Santa Fe Cottage. It was great. The whirlpool tub was fantastic. The breakfasts were amazing. The TV's were too small. But other than that minor thing, it was overall a wonderful place to stay. I'd highly recommend it!!

Thank sarahmunsterman
Jann L, Owner at Whistle Stop B & B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and I am happy you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again and FYI we are slowly upgrading the TV's :) Jann

Reviewed 5 October 2016

We stayed in the Palace Car for one night, but would have loved to extend our stay. It was luxurious and spacious. So many wonderful decorative details to enjoy. This is a very unique Bed and Breakfast--one would be hard-pressed to find another one of its caliber. We opted to take our breakfast in the formal dining room of the...

Thank Deborah T
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Admit I felt a titch concerned about whether a railroad car would be a great place, but it WAS! Thanks for a wonderful sisters' night out, Jann, complete with a delicious tea that was enough for supper! We will be back!

Thank DHolmen
Jann L, Owner at Whistle Stop B & B, responded to this review

Oh, you sweet ladies, Thank you ! That was a lovely review . I had a very nice time visiting with you also. You are 3 lucky gals to have each other and even be able to travel together. Looking forward to seeing you again. Jann

Reviewed 8 August 2016

We stayed in the Viking Car! It was great in so many ways! We are a younger couple in our late 20s. Don't pass this up because it looks too old!! There were so many cool hidden secrets in the Viking car that just made the car awesome! You have your own car all to yourself a private oasis! The...

Thank Virginia W
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Definitely worth the stop. A very unique bed and breakfast offers a feeling of going back in time. The train car was beautiful and very comfortable. Food was amazing (best of our whole week long trip). Music greets you as you walk into your little retreat. We will definitely consider this place again!

Thank Kkblakesley
Jann L, Owner at Whistle Stop B & B, responded to this review

Thank you so much ! Your review makes me feel that the work is all worth it ,makes my helpers feel good also. Hope you will be able to come again in the future. Thank you again, Jann

Gurnee, Illinois
Reviewed 20 July 2016

My wife actually found this B&B when searching for places to stay during the course of our trip. We stayed in the Viking Car (the yellow train car, and the newest addition), enjoying both the whirlpool tub and the sauna. Breakfast was brought to our car by Lori (Thanks!), and was an excellent preparation of some good home cooking, enough...

Thank wattdanielj
Jann L, Owner at Whistle Stop B & B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review, so glad you enjoyed your train trip !I do make a big breakfast so it will hold you for awhile. I hate to keep stopping when I am traveling, (unless it is for antiques.):)We hope you will be back again sometime, you have a few more train cars to try out, I'm...

Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Innkeeper/owner Jann Lee operates this unique B&B. You may stay in her lovely Victorian home itself or in one of four train cars parked in the expansive grassy yard. Each car is self-contained with every possible amenity, including breakfasts delivered for private dining. Jann is such a friendly gracious host -- you will enjoy her sense of humor and great...

1Thank Kristy H
Jann L, Owner at Whistle Stop B & B, responded to this review

Kristy, so sorry for the delay , it has been crazy here (thank God ). First, thank you much for your lovely review ,made me feel really good! I love it that can come every year. Second, tell Laura I have made soap....again(: See you next time. Jann

Saint Michael, Minnesota
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This place is wonderful, quiet, romantic. We stayed in the Viking Car, it was a dream come true of my husband. He has loved trains since he was a child. I would recommend this to all my friends When I talked to my son and told him about it. He thought it would be the perfect getaway for him and...

Thank Mary C
Jann L, Owner at Whistle Stop B & B, responded to this review

Hello Mary , I am pleased to hear that you and you husband were so happy with your stay with us. Makes me feel really good, thank you!. I do hope your son will stay here also, would love to meet them. Thank you again, Jann

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Whistle Stop B & B

Address: 107 Nowell St E, New York Mills, MN 56567-4409
Region: United States > Minnesota > New York Mills
Price Range: $54 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We three couples stayed in the Palace Car, the Imperial Car, and the Viking Car, and I feel they were all equally elegant and luxurious.”
deboraht809, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose the Palace Car if you want fewer windows.”
wattdanielj, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“the trains are very private.”
rhondal517, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Imperial and Palace cars are closest to the railroad tracks”
OldFinn0914, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All train cars are great. Never stayed in the house.”
358meghant, 10 Sep 2015 | Read review
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