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Waunakee, Wisconsin
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55 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, the innkeeper, Pam goes out of her way to make your visit warm and friendly and inviting at all times. My daughter and I were in town for a college visit to Carleton. Pam welcomed us upon arrival with a snack plate of fruit, cheese, crackers, etc, as well as an offer of wine/beer. She also had... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

We enjoyed our stay, just what we needed, such an easy and relaxing vacation from Minneapolis, where we live and everything is unending work, work work. We stayed there August 5-7, the room was immaculately clean, and the bed was so comfy. Breakfast was very, very good. We explored downtown Northfield and especially liked the Monarch jewelry store, the Northfield... More 

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Wisconsin
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42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

Beautiful room and bath in Turn of Century home. Short walk to historic downtown Northfield. Northfield Historical Society has excellent museum. Very good breakfast. Enjoyed our stay at he Magic Door. Will stay again.

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Richfield, Minnesota
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

The Magic Door is an excellent bed and breakfast. My fiancé and I spent two nights here in January and although it was -30 degrees outside we really enjoyed just being around the inn. The inn keeper made us a cheese plate and gave us a bottle of wine each day and we could even watch Netflix on the TV... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

The home itself is extraordinary, our room was incredibly spacious and comfortable, with an enormous bathroom, and breakfast was delicious. The location was ideal for our visit -- a short walk from Carleton College and the shops and restaurants of downtown Northfield. Pamela provided service that was simultaneously attentive and unintrusive, a combination that is difficult to deliver.

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Warsaw, Indiana
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Stayed here on a High School reunion trip in a nearby town. So glad we did. Really enjoyed the classic accomodations. And the owner was so nice. She had a great breakfast and visited with us for a while. We would definitely stay here again.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I almost hate to give this place a 5 star review because I don't want it to get busy! We dropped our daughter at St. Olaf College and needed a room big enough for three and then two. Our room and bed were so homey, comfortable and cozy providing just the right nurturance for our goodbyes and sore feet after... More 

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Wilton, Maine, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

This vintage b & b has it all-- beautiful bedrooms, amazing breakfast, and attentive, expert hospitality. My husband and I had such a comfortable and lovely stay! We will return gladly to Pamela's beautiful home!!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The Magic Door turned out to be one of the best b&bs we've been in the US. It's a vintage home restored to historic look and feel. All the decor and touches are reminiscent of 19th Century, early 20th. Pamela, the owner, has put a lot of thought, resources, and effort in presenting a very pleasant b&b. Our room was... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a thoughtful and positive review. It means a lot to get high marks from someone who is so well traveled! I really appreciate your feedback. Just two points I should clarify: The room that you stayed in and described is the Summer Suite which actually has a king sized... More 

Shreveport, Louisiana
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

We chose to stay in Northfield as an access point because we were departing the next morning from M SP airport. What a delight! The magic door is a lovely home centrally located in the small town of Northfield. Pamela was so very accommodating with our schedule and made our stay most pleasant. Northfield is a wonderful town just to... More 

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

Hi Sanders! Thanks for the nice review. Northfield is a sweet little town... but we can always use an infusion of Southern charm! I hope you and Suzanne will make your way back sometime. Maybe for a dose of Minnesota winter? I'm guessing you don't see much snow in Shreveport. Hot chocolate on the porch is almost as good as... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lovely, three story Victorian, located just blocks from historic downtown area. Comfortable beds and furnishings, whirlpools, fireplaces, mini-fridges, Cable TV/DVD's, movie library, afternoon snack, complimentary wine and sherry, delicious full breakfast. The place to be pampered in Northfield. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Magic Door

Address: 818 Division St S, Northfield, MN 55057-2429
Location: United States > Minnesota > Northfield
Price Range: $90 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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