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Newark, Ohio
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fist time stay. Traveling with my Dad from Minneapolis to visit family for Thanksgiving. Reserved an executive room with two queen beds on 3rd floor. Room had a step down to bathroom which presented a bit of a challenge for my 88 year old Dad. Also the bed height was unusually tall which again presented challenges for getting in and... More 

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Layton, Utah
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here while visiting Carleton College with our daughter. The hotel is very close to campus and its Division Street location allowed us to explore this charming town with ease. Lots of adorable shops, restaurants, coffee shops, and even good cupcakes. The river is beautiful too! So much charm! Our room was spacious--big comfy beds, big bathroom, and a... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderfully friendly people; quaint setting on a delightful street in Northfield and the most comfortable beds! The Indian restaurant just off the lobby offered a great night's dinner. We had a lovely stay while we were touring colleges in Northfield.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We travel a lot ...but the Archer House rented us the worst room ever for $130 last night ...Old double bed barely fit in room with a foot to spare on each side. Louvered shutter was bathroom door. The small old fashioned tub had a pipe shower but shower head had all inner parts removed and water just came out... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed 1 night in 309 which was a large 2 room, 1 bath accommodation. We booked very last minute on a Saturday night. Very impressed. It was so quiet in our rooms. The tavern on the lobby floor was quaint. Had live music. If u sit out on the bars deck, u can hear/see the band from the neighboring... More 

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1 Thank Elaine R
1 review
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I am writing this from the hotel room now. We stayed here the past two nights in the executive room which is one of the 2 bedroom suites. When I booked it I was taken back by how much it cost. I only did it because this hotel had the best reviews and I wanted to the 2 bedrooms since... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

This place is an old historic building that has seen better days. It has been updated in some cosmetic ways compared to what it was in its past life as the Stuart Hotel, but the photos suggest a lot more remodeling than has actually occurred. I am amazed it meets fire code--check out the wiring situation in the place. It... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Room needed some tender loving care for maintenance items. Location is great for wondering around town, don't need a care to see most of downtown. Be sure to see the Jesse James Museum just 1 block away. Hotel has very good WIFI.

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Plano, Texas
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

The hotel has undergone extensive renovations. Our room was clean, comfortable, nicely decorated and offered a view of the river directly behind the hotel. Northfield is a charming little town, trying valiantly to preserve the Main Street concept, and the Archer Inn is a major part of the downtown. The Indian food restaurant attached to the Inn is also very... More 

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Montevideo, Minnesota
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

I am glad we decided to stay at this place...it has 4 floors and we stayed on the 3rd floor..each room has a different name...There is a place to eat and place to have drinks..would highly recommend...Staff was awesome !!!!!.....Would stray here again

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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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: $117 - $184 (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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The Archer House Hotel Northfield
Archer Hotel Northfield
The Archer Hotel
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“I have heard the cozy rooms are extremely small. Spend the extra money for bigger rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles 930shandah, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you need an elevator, don't choose the 4th floor”
 of 5 bubbles muffyt, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are rather small, but location is excellent for seeing the town.”
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“Any room I think would be a good view”
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