We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Rivertown Inn

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Rivertown Inn
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

198 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 197: English reviews
Start your review of Rivertown Inn
 Click to rate
Rochester, Minnesota
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is a unique place to stay! We had the Agatha Christie Suite, and it really transports you back in time. It felt like we were main characters on "The Orient Express"! The suite is luxurious, with attention paid to so many lovely details. A steam bath, a spacious bathroom from the 30's with beautiful decor and a large whirlpool...

1Thank Patagonia2014
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

My NEW fiancé and I stayed here the night of our engagement and couldn't have had a better experience. The staff was super helpful and anticipated all our needs. They offered up a champagne chiller, flutes, wine glasses and a flower vase. We stayed in the Lord Byron suite and it was perfect. Had a great whirlpool tub, warm fire,...

Thank Ryan S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This was the third time we stayed at the Rivertown Inn and they continued to impress. We love the social hour and the three course breakfast has never failed to disappoint. The Chef is more than accommodating on dietary needs and we have met some great people during our stays here. In terms of We stayed in the Lewis Carroll...

Thank carl3kar
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We just spent two nights and had a wonderfully relaxing time. We took a "Cocktail Party" cooking class that was very good--can't wait to use what we learned for holiday entertaining. The breakfasts were delicious and the chefs did an amazing job of catering to all of our dietary needs. Definitely a two thumbs up!

Thank Linda J
Big Lake, MN
Reviewed 17 November 2016

I surprised my husband for his 40th Birthday with a romantic getaway. Rivertown Inn was the perfect place to escape to. We stayed in the carriage house in the Oscar Wilde room. They really thought of everything. The room has two fireplaces, a huge jet tub, and a sauna to name a few amenities. We were unable to get the...

Thank BigLake_MNBrenda
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Great attention to every detail making the experience wonderful. The breakfast was a wonderful experience with the chef which sets this B & B apart from the rest. Having a fireplace in the room was a special treat too.

Thank Tamara4444
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The greeting appetizers and wine were wonderful. The room was very beautiful. We were disappointed that the "private" bath meant there was a curtain segregating the toilet, not a room with a door. The hot water was plentiful and filled the large tub in the room with ease. We slept long and hard forgetting about stress and everyday chores. We...

Thank Alecia E
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This was a hard rating to give because our opinion of this B & B changed dramatically when we were served our breakfast. First off, the room was gorgeous. We stayed in the Oscar Wilde suite, which gave us extra privacy as it is located in the carriage house (only one other couple roomed over there). The grounds were lovely,...

Thank alliesleeps
Chanhassen, Minnesota
Reviewed 10 October 2016

My husband and I first stayed here on our wedding night 6 years ago, and have spent four out of five anniversaries here since then. It is, in my opinion, unparalleled. We typically stay in one of the Carriage House suites (Agatha Christie or Oscar Wilde), because you get more space and a larger, fancier bathroom... but the main house...

Thank MaryBeth E
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I had been to Stillwater years ago on business and decided to go back on vacation. This B&B was wonderful Service was first class, happy hour with appetizers, breakfast by the chef was great. He came out and explained each item to us. very personal..

Thank Maureen V

221 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (191)
Dining (12)
Bathroom (4)
Room/Suite (36)
Hotel & Grounds (21)
View from Room (6)
Other (112)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (30)
Hotel & Grounds (6)
Dining (1)
Room/Suite (13)
Bathroom (3)
Other (7)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Stillwater
0.6 km away
Water Street Inn
Water Street Inn
#6 of 7 in Stillwater
312 reviews
2.7 km away
GrandStay Hotel & Suites Stillwater
0.5 km away
Comfort Inn & Suites
Comfort Inn & Suites
#4 of 7 in Stillwater
118 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
3.3 km away
AmericInn Hotel & Suites Stillwater
25.5 km away
The Saint Paul Hotel
The Saint Paul Hotel
#2 of 16 in Saint Paul
686 reviews
12.9 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Hudson
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1884 at the height of Minnesota's logging boom, Rivertown Inn is a magnificently restored lumber baron mansion turned boutique-style inn offering sumptuous suites, impeccable service and extraordinary luxury. The inn offers seven individual suites and two bedchambers, each with a unique literary-inspired decor featuring elegant furnishings, rare antiques, live-flame gas fireplaces and private spa-quality baths. Indulge in a gourmet breakfast prepared by our chef and in the evening, gather for light hors d'oeuvres and fine wines at evening social hour. Enhance your stay at Rivertown Inn with a variety of unique packages designed to add to your special memories. Rivertown Inn also offers fun and informative monthly cooking classes featuring hands-on instruction and plentiful food and wine samplings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rivertown Inn

Address: 306 W. Olive St., Stillwater, MN 55082
Region: United States > Minnesota > Stillwater
Price Range: $303 - $460 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rivertown Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Priceline, Travelocity and Expedia so you can book your Rivertown Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Rivertown Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“We love when B&B's have a carriage house, this place offers that!!”
 of 5 bubbles BigLake_MNBrenda, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“beware the "bathroom" choices if privacy is needed.”
 of 5 bubbles 95aleciae, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Carriage House suites are larger with better/larger bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles 715marybethe, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Loved the decorations in each room!!”
 of 5 bubbles 261maureenv, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are unique. Many great choices1”
 of 5 bubbles 461vickib, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
5 of 5