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212 S Division St, Northfield, MN 55057
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The Archer House
Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in Northfield
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chicago
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small, old hotel with all the good and bad that comes with it. The rooms are small but are clean and functional. Very few extras (no minibar or coffee maker) but a comfortable bed and good shower. The staff is friendly and helpful but not always available. The room had an armoire instead of a closet. The... More

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Evanston, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Archer House for a weekend recently. It is a charming building dating from 1877, with enough remodeling to make it comfortable but not so much that is ruins some of the original features. We stayed in a large room on the third floor; it was comfortable and clean with a four poster bed and a view over... More

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Minneapolis, MN
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13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't think I've ever written a review for a place I've yet to stay at, but I was just so impressed by the front desk service. I'd left a message checking availability for a last minute same day reservation. I received a call back within 5 minutes, and while it turned out that the Archer House was indeed fully... More

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My friend and I stayed in the Executive suite for three nights from July 2,3,4, 2014. We loved the place from the moment we were checked in by the charming Marseen. She was helpful, courteous, knowledgeable about the area and a real asset to her employer. Another employee who deserves acknowledgment is Tanner who works the Tavern where we enjoyed... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I travel a lot and I understand that not every property is a Marriott or Starwood property. Some are quaint little bed and breakfasts and that's their charm. Well, this place is FAR from charming! First off, there is a heavy set, African American woman at the front desk who is the most rude service industry person I have ever... More

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Todd B, Manager at The Archer House, responded to this review

It took me sometime to respond to this persons review because after investigating, I was so angered by his unfairness, clear exaggeration and demeaning treatment of our staff during his visit. We are a small inn and we very much enjoy getting to know our guests, finding solutions to their issues and providing whatever assistance we can during their stay... More

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Pok, NY
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I recently attended a 3-day conference hosted by Carleton College, and while other hotels were available in town, many of us chose to stay at the Archer House. The convenience of being within walking distance to campus and to the shops and eateries in town was a major factor in my choice of this hotel. The front desk personnel were... More

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Mounds View, MN
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Yes, it is very historical and I appreciate that, but with what they are charging, I expected more. I liked the woodwork throughout the hotel. What I did not like was that there were several areas within the halls and room that you could smell the must. The Tavern Bar had a bartender that was rather short with us and... More

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San Francisco
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10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The Archer House is perfectly located for people visiting St. Olaf or Carleton Colleges. The hotel staff is mostly friendly and helpful, and tries hard to keep the 130-year old place functioning. Fans of historic hotels will enjoy the old rooms, the creaky staircases, and the very authentic Lounge. Fans of modern comforts and conveniences may struggle with all this... More

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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

No one seems to mention the stench of the Indian restaurant that permeates this property. The staff is lovely, but the rooms are tired (despite the quoted $1 million dollar recent renovation) and the shops on the first floor, other than the great little gift shop at the end, are poorly executed. The whole place is just odd. I realize... More

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Robbinsdale, Minnesota
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

My wife & I stayed March 14 for the night, we had booked a evening snow shoeing trip through The Gear Resourse Outfitters next door. The Archer House is a historic hotel and with that you get what you pay for. We were lucky- were given the Bridal Suite (yippee) which had a very comfortable queen bed, flat screen TV,... More

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Address: 212 S Division St, Northfield, MN 55057
Location: United States > Minnesota > Northfield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Archer House Hotel Northfield
Archer Hotel Northfield
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