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    Northern Rail Traincar Inn

    1730 Highway 3, Two Harbors, MN 55616-1182
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    • Excellent73%
    • Very good23%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “train car” (16 reviews)
    “box car” (12 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
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    1 - 5 of 184 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    This is a wonderful, cozy inn tucked away in the woods just outside of Two Harbors. Jeff was extremely welcoming and even brushed the snow off my car (since we arrived during a snowstorm) after he plowed the driveway/parking lot. He answered all of our...More

    Thank Lisa H
    Reviewed 4 October 2017

    It's an adventure in the woods, have never seen anything like it. Spending the night in a train boxcar? Highly recommend! Owners were so pleasant and accommodating, the space is wonderfully decorated. No cable tv but hundreds of free DVD to borrow, along with books....More

    1  Thank ivers047
    Reviewed 1 October 2017

    Our Minneapolis friends found this inn while planing an adventure for our first trip to Minnesota. It was a quaint surpise. We got in late and left the next morning but the room was clean the clerks very friendly.

    Thank 1travelfool
    Reviewed 27 September 2017

    We stayed 2 nights at this wonderful, unique inn. Our room was beautifully furnished and very clean. A great price for the experience of sleeping in a train car. There was a thunderstorm one night and the sound of the rain on the roof was...More

    Thank Jean K
    Reviewed 26 September 2017

    We stayed for one night with our four young children. The kids were so excited when we pulled up (it was a surprise) - none of us had ever seen a hotel like this! The owners were so friendly and helpful. It was a nice...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
    • Location
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    • Minnesota >
    • Two Harbors
    • Also Known As
    • Northern Rail Traincar Bed And Breakfast ,
    • Northern Rail Traincar Hotel Two Harbors
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    Traveller (121)
    Room & Suite (28)
    Dining (1)
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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
    23 June 2015|
    Response from RailRyder | Property representative |
    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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    "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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    "Sorry, I'm not sure about the internet stuff. We were looking for a quiet place to decompress."
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