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Red Hook, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Nine of us spent two days here. If you're looking for a peaceful place to stay, this is it. We stayed here as we were here for the interment of my husband's cremains. Rooms are spare but comfortable. We spread out over 3 suites. Breakfast comes with the rooms in a dining area on the first floor. If I understand... More 

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West Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

The floors are bare, the mattress on the hard side, no television, and no frills, just the peacefulness of a monastery and a gorgeous view of Lake Sagatagan and 100 year old Austrian Pines planted by the Benedictine Monks that manage St Johns abbey and its 2000 acre arboretum/forest. Have tried this nontraditional stay twice and always feel refreshed. Breakfast... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

My first visit to Abbey Guesthouse was in 2009. I have made a trip there twice a year since. There is so much to say about this wonderful place I feel like I can't type it all. I invite you to send me a private message if you want specific information. I can give you tips on what to expect,... More 

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Tempe, AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

The guesthouse run by the Benedictine monks is a state-of-the-art, environmentally correct design with minimalist decor. The rooms are simply decorated, with white walls, wood floors and furniture. Open your window to nature's artwork - a forest with the lake and a chapel on the other side as the backdrop. After the monks treat you to a friendly breakfast, take... More 

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Marinette, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

A couple minutes off I 94 in central Minnesota is St John's University, on the campus, which is beautiful and worth a drive through is a Guest House. The Guest House is located next to Lake Sagatagan, its a simple building thats very well done, it has a very large deck/patio area that overlooks the lake. The rooms are no... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

The Benedictine Monks have a tradition of hospitality wherever they reside. Their monastery and university in the heart of central Minnesota is a treasure. The University Campus and Monastery is a small part of the over 2,000 acres they have of woodlands and lakes. A new Guest House provides a stunning view of the largest lake and is adjacent to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Benedictine monks of Saint John's Abbey welcome guests of all faiths to experience the abiding presence of God with a praying community. Located in central Minnesota on 2,500 acres of woodlands and lakes, the Abbey Guesthouse provides monastic hospitality to all who call. We invite you to come and be spiritually renewed. We invite you to make Saint John's your place of respite, and, for at least a time, to make Saint John's your spiritual home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Saint John's Abbey Guesthouse

Address: 2380 Water Tower Road, P.O. Box 2015, Collegeville, MN 56321
Location: United States > Minnesota > Collegeville
Price Range: $65 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
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