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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Admit I felt a titch concerned about whether a railroad car would be a great place, but it WAS! Thanks for a wonderful sisters' night out, Jann, complete with a delicious tea that was enough for supper! We will be back!

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Thank DHolmen
Jann L, Owner at Whistle Stop B & B, responded to this review

Oh, you sweet ladies, Thank you ! That was a lovely review . I had a very nice time visiting with you also. You are 3 lucky gals to have each other and even be able to travel together. Looking forward to seeing you again. Jann More 

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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

We stayed in the Viking Car! It was great in so many ways! We are a younger couple in our late 20s. Don't pass this up because it looks too old!! There were so many cool hidden secrets in the Viking car that just made the car awesome! You have your own car all to yourself a private oasis! The... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

Definitely worth the stop. A very unique bed and breakfast offers a feeling of going back in time. The train car was beautiful and very comfortable. Food was amazing (best of our whole week long trip). Music greets you as you walk into your little retreat. We will definitely consider this place again!

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Thank Kkblakesley
Jann L, Owner at Whistle Stop B & B, responded to this review

Thank you so much ! Your review makes me feel that the work is all worth it ,makes my helpers feel good also. Hope you will be able to come again in the future. Thank you again, Jann More 

Gurnee, Illinois
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

My wife actually found this B&B when searching for places to stay during the course of our trip. We stayed in the Viking Car (the yellow train car, and the newest addition), enjoying both the whirlpool tub and the sauna. Breakfast was brought to our car by Lori (Thanks!), and was an excellent preparation of some good home cooking, enough... More 

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Jann L, Owner at Whistle Stop B & B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review, so glad you enjoyed your train trip !I do make a big breakfast so it will hold you for awhile. I hate to keep stopping when I am traveling, (unless it is for antiques.):)We hope you will be back again sometime, you have a few more train cars to try out, I'm... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Innkeeper/owner Jann Lee operates this unique B&B. You may stay in her lovely Victorian home itself or in one of four train cars parked in the expansive grassy yard. Each car is self-contained with every possible amenity, including breakfasts delivered for private dining. Jann is such a friendly gracious host -- you will enjoy her sense of humor and great... More 

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Jann L, Owner at Whistle Stop B & B, responded to this review

Kristy, so sorry for the delay , it has been crazy here (thank God ). First, thank you much for your lovely review ,made me feel really good! I love it that can come every year. Second, tell Laura I have made soap....again(: See you next time. Jann More 

Saint Michael, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This place is wonderful, quiet, romantic. We stayed in the Viking Car, it was a dream come true of my husband. He has loved trains since he was a child. I would recommend this to all my friends When I talked to my son and told him about it. He thought it would be the perfect getaway for him and... More 

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Thank Mary C
Jann L, Owner at Whistle Stop B & B, responded to this review

Hello Mary , I am pleased to hear that you and you husband were so happy with your stay with us. Makes me feel really good, thank you!. I do hope your son will stay here also, would love to meet them. Thank you again, Jann More 

Pennsylvania
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We booked this B&B as part of a five-day drive back from the West Coast, and didn't arrive until 10:30 at night (that's OK, they assured us). We received a warm welcome and were directed to the caboose room we had reserved, one of several railroad-themed separate units behind the Victorian house. What a fantastic transformation of a utilitarian object... More 

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Thank deryckh2016
Jann L, Owner at Whistle Stop B & B, responded to this review

A thousand pardons for taking so long to respond to you review! Just got really busy and it slipped past me. Thank you so much, that was wonderful! Even makes me want to go stay in that car. Hope you had a safe trip back to the west coast.(my homeland). Please come again any time of year, we will be... More 

Plymouth, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

My husband Craig and I were celebrating our 10th anniversary so I planned a trip to Itasca State Park to see the headwaters of the Mississippi and then an overnight stay at the Whistle Stop B&B on our way back home. We had stayed at the Minneapolis Depot Hotel on our wedding night so I thought it would be fun... More 

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Thank graynolds
Jann L, Owner at Whistle Stop B & B, responded to this review

Hi Virginia & Craig , Thank you so much for your lovely review. Glad you kept with the Train theme. I hope you can make a tradition of staying here for your anniversary, I have several other cars that you might like.........I'm just saying. Seriously I do thank you very much, see you next time. Jann More 

Minot, North Dakota
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Stayed in the Caboose this time. What a joy. Cozy and complete. Jann and her entire crew are always so wonderful. Breakfast is plentiful and healthy. The entire community of New York Mills, MN is welcoming and the Senior Arts & Crafts store was so much fun to wander into.

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Thank Linda M
Jann L, Owner at Whistle Stop B & B, responded to this review

Oh Lynda, it is always a pleasure to have you come and stay with us ! Thank you so much for your lovely review . See you next time and don't stay away so long . Be careful on your next adventure. I'm sure you already have one planned. :) More 

Saint Cloud, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We celebrated our 36 anniversary and this one will go down with the best of them. We love to experiment with Bed and Breakfasts and never had a bad experience. My husband told me I out did myself once again. It is the all the personal touches that makes this a tad above the rest. it is unique yes, but... More 

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Thank R L
Jann L, Owner at Whistle Stop B & B, responded to this review

We are so happy you chose the Whistle Stop as your anniversary destination . Thank you very much for your kind words, makes all the work worth it ! Have a great summer and we hope to see you again. Jann More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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Additional Information about Whistle Stop B & B

Address: 107 Nowell St E, New York Mills, MN 56567-4409
Location: United States > Minnesota > New York Mills
Price Range: $39 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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