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The Pillar Inn

419 Main St, Cold Spring, MN 56320-2323
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Ranked #1 of 1 Cold Spring B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Randy B Bemidji, Minnesota, United States
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bemidji, Minnesota, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a historic home built in the early 1900's. Stepping inside the front door is stepping back in time. While we enjoyed our stay it is a little bit of a strange set up for a bed and breakfast being that the owners do not live on site, if fact the owners were never there. We had to "schedule"... More 

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My husband I and stayed at the Pillar Inn while spending family weekend at nearby St. Ben's/St. John's. The room was spacious, cozy and quiet and the staff very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was hearty and delicious. We will definitely return enthusiastically on future visits to the colleges.

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Minnesota
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We enjoyed a weekday night of R&R in their lovely Grand Suite. The suite is spacious, clean, and nicely decorated. Bed sags. I didn't know it had a front balcony, which was such a nice spot to sip wine on the balmy fall evening, and have the light breakfast in the AM. I do wish they had a better/nicer selection... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I felt right at home when I stayed at The Pillar Inn. I arrived around 10pm, earlier than I had told them, and called the owner who contacted Steve. Steve immediately came over and checked me in. I stayed in the Victorian Suite. They have transformed the closet into a bathroom and each room has it's own bathroom. They transformed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Pillar Inn provided a restful evening that rejuvenated my aching body and work stressed mind. Love the homey decor, whirlpool tub, big screen TV, and hot tea and cookies. So much better than hotel stay. Accommodating hostess and quiet location-even liked the church bells. Could use better lighting options for Casa Blanca and bigger water heater for wp tub. Have... More 

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Mosinee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We had a very good experience. We had a little trouble with our room so they move us to the large room. It was a very cold weekend so they provided us with nice space heaters to make up the difference. The breakfast was the best - Steve served us well and was available when needed. Would recommend this one... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

My wife and I spent the weekend here at the Pillar Inn for a romantic getaway. I can describe the experience in one word AMAZING!. The hospitality shown to us was beyond what we had expected. We were made to feel welcome and that this was our home for the weekend. The breakfast's were also amazing both in their presentation... More 

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Berkeley, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

I travel a lot and when I am in Cold Spring, Minnesota my absolute choice is the Pillar Inn. It's comfortable and a home away from home and only a block from downtown. The Casablanca room is my favorite. A must.

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Rice, Minnesota, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

We stayed here on Christmas Eve and had an absolutely lovely time. Our room (the Grand Suite) was clean and lavishly decorated. The staff was helpful and the food that awaited our arrival was absolutely delicious. The two-person tub was very comfortable, and so was the four post bed. It was a memorable stay and we hope to visit again.

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Northfield, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

We paired our stay at the Pillar Inn with a tour of the Third Street Brewery and had one of the most fun and relaxing weekends I have ever experience. The staff were incredibly kind and helpful and the rooms were all decorated in intricate and beautiful Christmas decor. It was truly the getaway we needed before the craziness of... More 

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