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818 Division Street South, Northfield, MN 55057
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The Magic Door
Ranked #1 of 2 Northfield B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a real find especially for couples. Whether you are visiting the river towns of Minnesota or visiting your child at one of the two colleges in Northfield you will not be disappointed. The establishment is a beautiful victorian style, immaculately decorated, very clean, and comfortable. And the breakfasts are fantastic. There are only 3 rooms so book in... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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66 reviews 66 reviews
11 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Magic Door is a lovely 1899 home just south of downtown Northfield. My room's decor was a bit eclectic, but others (like the room downstairs), are handsomely appointed -- in keeping with the age of the house. A whirlpool might be an important feature for many, but I would rather the original deep claw foot soaking tub. Pamela was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I've visited Northfield a number of times over the past three years. The Magic Door is the best place to stay in the city. The B&B is very clean, warm, charming and comfortable. The Sunshine Room has a lovely gas burning stove fireplace, all day natural light, a large dressing closet, and a bathroom with an oversized, classic, whirlpool tub... More 

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pamdog818, Owner at The Magic Door, responded to this review

I just figured out how to respond to reviews. (I'm a little slow) But thanks Kristen! I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay and I appreciate the kind words and the nice review. I feel I should mention, in case it may be confusing, that the "Sunshine room" you referred to is actually called Spring Thing. It is quite bright... More 

Lanesboro, Minnesota
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68 reviews 68 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Pam was very welcoming. When we arrived she had wine, cheese, crackers and other goodies awaiting our arrival. Our room was perfect right on the main floor. We spent a lot on the front porch - enjoyed refreshment and visiting with Pam. We got to spend three nights here. We were there for Jesse James Day's and had an outstanding... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We loved our stay at the Magic Door. Pamela was accommodating and welcoming and our room (the Summer Suite) was spacious, private, beautifully decorated and super-comfortable. The plush-topped queen-sized bed was a delight, and the double whirlpool appreciated. There are lots and lots of extra thoughtful touches, too, like the unlimited Netflix access on the flat-screen t.v., the sherry decanter,... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Pam has got the best place to stay with an amazing breakfast. Big comfy beds, with homemade cookies, and wine and cheese snacks, and did I mention how good the breakfast is? I was there over my birthday and Pam even got me a birthday cupcake! She even gave me a bag of snacks for my drive home. All of... More 

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Usa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Everything was great ~ the soft comfortable bed, the Jacuzzi bathtub, the wine and snacks that greeted us, the delicious breakfast. Pamela is sweet and friendly. Don't let the outside of the house fool you (it is a work in progress but still a nice-looking house). The inside is a dream. One of our best B&B experiences!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Pamela has truly mastered what it means to be a great hostess. We stayed here for New Years and it was one of the best ways to end and then begin a new year. All the extra little touches made it for a relaxing stay.

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Michigan
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10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

After being treated "very rudely" at another hotel in town, Pam was able to accommodate me at The Magic Door on a short notice. My daughter was spending the night at St. Olaf, so I was by myself in an unfamiliar town. When I walked in my room, I couldn't believe how cute and welcoming it was. It had a... More 

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

My daughter and I stayed at the Magic Door to celebrate her birthday. We were very comfortable and the breakfasts were delicious. Best B and B food I have ever had! Pamela offered us wine, beer, snacks, fruit and cheese. I loved the little stocked refrigerator with beverages. I booked already to go back in Sept to visit my daughter... More 

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Address: 818 Division Street South, Northfield, MN 55057
Location: United States > Minnesota > Northfield
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Number of rooms: 3

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