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Spicer Castle Inn

11600 Indian Beach Rd, PO Box 307, Spicer, MN 56288
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Fortunately, this is not your average inn or hotel...it is so much more. It is an experience! Travel back in time and enjoy a taste of the early 1900's. The rooms are charming and feature photos of the Spicer family. It is the perfect destination to unplug and relax...no televisions, clocks or radios in site. The breakfasts served daily were... More 

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Minneapolis
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67 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The Spicer Castle stay is an experience, and if you go in thinking castle in the Disney sense, you would be disappointed. You have to go in knowing you are taking a trip back in time to the railroad age at the end of the 19th century. The castle (a very large old lakeside home) is showing signs of wear.... More 

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Rosemount, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

If you read the previous negative reviews, our experience is all of that plus. My fiance and I are pretty low maintenance, but this 3-night stay at Spicer Castle to celebrate our anniversary fell ridiculously short of the expectations created on the decieving the website. We should have known it was doomed weeks before we left when we had to... More 

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Manager86, Manager at Spicer Castle Inn, responded to this review

Greetings from Spicer Castle Inn! Thank you for letting us know about your experience at our B&B. We are sorry and want to apologize for the unacceptable service you and accommodations you experienced at our Inn. Words cannot express how truly sorry we are for the poor service and the staff that resulted in your unfortunate experience. This is especially... More 

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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I read the reviews...but booked anyway because the good reviews were so "good". We stay in B&B's whenever we travel if possible...in the US and also in Europe. This is by far the worst B&B we have stayed in. BUT it has so much potential. It is dreary, dark, dingy and dirty. First the Pros: The staff is good...they were... More 

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2 Thank Dakotagirl777
Manager86, Manager at Spicer Castle Inn, responded to this review

Greetings from Spicer Castle Inn! Thank you for taking the time to post your review regarding your recent stay at our Inn. I am very sorry for the condition of your room and since your email our maintenance staff is working on repairing and replacing the items you discussed in your post. The outdoor dining patio is almost complete, it... More 

Watertown, South Dakota
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We stayed at Spicer Castle for Memorial Day weekend. We reserved our cabin online, the process was quite easy. There was a little construction going on at the Castle but it wasn't too bothersome. We enjoyed the breakfasts - very filling and tasty. We enjoyed Allen's presentations every morning. Our cabin was neat and clean. We returned one afternoon to... More 

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1 Thank JB4243
Manager86, Manager at Spicer Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review. We greatly appreciate your return visit to our Inn and happy to read that the booking process was simple. We will pass on your nice comments to our staff and a reminder to our housekeeper that your cabin was not completely finished. Again, thank you for your repeat reservation. More 

Hugo, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Spicer Castle Inn for a Friday night this past weekend. We had read very mixed reviews online but decided to keep an open mind. Approaching the Inn, I thought the view (directly on the lake) was beautiful and the quaint little cottages set up around the lush green grounds were so cute. Upon... More 

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2 Thank Rachel E
Manager86, Manager at Spicer Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review about your recent stay at our Historic Inn. I am happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and the murder mystery dinner. I will pass along your nice comments to our staff to brighten their day. More 

Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband booked us a one-night stay for my birthday. What I didn't know is that he also booked a murder mystery dinner. We checked in and were escorted away from the main cottage to a tiny cabin. It was very tiny, but very efficient! I was surprised to see a friend show up with our "dress up" clothes for... More 

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Manager86, Manager at Spicer Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review about your stay at our historic inn. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and the murder mystery dinner. I will pass along your review to our wonderful staff to brighten their day. More 

Ramsey, Minnesota
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138 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

We went there this march. We have done many murder mystery dinner shows, but this was special.we stayed in a quaint little cottage with a fire place. The employees were great they took time to make sure our stay was perfect. The meal was A1 perfect. The dinner theatre was fun (not for kids) the breakfast the next day was... More 

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Manager86, Manager at Spicer Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review of your stay. We are happy that you enjoyed the murder mystery dinner. It is fun to dress the part and act out a fun character in our hilarious murder mystery dinners. We hope that you will consider our Inn for a future visit. Again, thank you for your kind words. I will pass... More 

Bloomington, Minnesota
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We checked in Wednesday, and left on Friday - but wish we could have stayed longer. The young lady who checked us in was very sweet, and showed us to our room. We stayed in Amy's room, which was small, but very cozy for the two of us. Our room was clean, and the bed comfortable. It isn't a modern... More 

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Manager86, Manager at Spicer Castle Inn, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at our historic inn. Thank you for your kind review. We are excited about our new outdoor veranda and fire ring that will be constructed this spring. This will offer a spectacular view of the sunsets overlooking Green Lake. I am excited to roast smores, enjoy a beverage and spend time with... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I am not one to write negative hotel reviews because I am usually quite satisfied wherever I choose to stay; however, I feel that it is my moral obligation to write this as a warning to potential guests before they make the choice to stay here. Sadly, I wouldn’t wish this experience upon any other living soul. For Valentine’s Day,... More 

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Manager86, Manager at Spicer Castle Inn, responded to this review

Greetings from Spicer Castle Inn! Thank you for letting us know about your lodging experience at our B&B. We are sorry and want to apologize for the unacceptable service and accommodations you experienced at our Inn. Words cannot express how truly sorry we are for the poor service that resulted in your unfortunate experience. Along with the difficulties you experienced... More 

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