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Palmer House Hotel

500 Sinclair Lewis Avenue, Sauk Centre, MN 56378
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Springfield, Missouri
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here a couple of times now, and every time I go, the food is excellent and the service is superb. The history of the place is fascinating, and provides such an unusual and exciting atmosphere. I wish we were in town long enough to go on one of the ghost tours! Those look like fun. :)

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Stillwater, MN
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Love the atmosphere at this historic haunted hotel. The lobby is a bit cluttered and some furniture in the lobby needs replacing. The price is right. This is not a luxury hotel but it is the ambiance that makes it worth it.

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Thank Robert009
Elk River, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

The Palmer House is always a fun adventure, it's never boring! This time my boys and I were passing through town and stopped to have dinner. We ended up staying the night, my boys loved the adventure of staying in a haunted hotel. The staff is always so friendly and willing to sit down and share stories and pictures. Sauk... More 

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Chandler, AZ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

My husband found this place online & thought it sounded cool. It's in a very small town in the middle of Minnesota. Parking is a little scarce but since it's a small town, we parked on the street. They gave us a sign for our dashboard that says we're hotel guests. Not sure if that's a good idea or not... More 

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Thank hockeymom59
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

What a great stay! We decided to stay as we've eaten in the restaurant a few times (great food, by the way!). We were well aware of the hotel's haunted reputation, so we were excited. When we made our reservation we were able to jump into the haunted history tour ($25/person--well worth it). Our room was a standard with a... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We stayed at the Palmer Hotel mainly to do some paranormal investigating and because we love historical architecture. The building is very beautiful if you like vintage, historic places. I loved the main entry and all the photos on the walls. It really makes you feel like you have been transported back to the 1900's. The rooms themselves were so... More 

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Euless, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

Very well kept and comfortable restoration of an old locally historic hotel. There is no onsite parking but there was convenient parking on the street. The staff and checkin was both friendly and efficient. I will happily stay here again should I travel through this part of Minnesota in the future.

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Thank ogibbs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

We came in at just the right time. We were able to get the basement tour which added to our experience. Chairs were creaking and shadows dancing around made it worthwhile. Rooms were nice but the bed was a little stiff. We had a few experiences👻 and will surely come back.

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Park Rapids, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We stayed for one night last weekend. The building is BEAUTIFUL!!! You can tell it is an older building, but that’s what makes it so beautiful. The room was Very clean and well worth the price. We decided to eat supper down stairs and the food was AMAZING and the prices were very good. There was even live music later... More 

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Ely, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Stayed here for two night in Jun, 2015, with my sister and her husband. Room 13 was cozy - heads up, though, as there isn't a door between the bathroom and the one bedroom - or between the bedrooms. The breakfast was tasty. The live music in the bar was great. The public rooms are very pretty with the stained... More 

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