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Grey Eagle, Minnesota
Reviewed June 5, 2015

We were not warned when we booked that the room was not in the castle. We stayed in a cabin called Curry. If you are claustrophobic never ask for this cabin. The nice thing I have to say is that it is impeccably clean. The bed space and shower are up the stairs. The stairs are basically a narrow ladder....

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your kind comment regarding your stay at our Historic Inn. I will pass on your nice comments to our staff and brighten their day.

Minnesota, United States
Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Spicer Castle Inn is located on Green Lake in Spicer Minnesota. We stayed in Raymond's Cabin. The cabin is very rustic and was built in the early 1900's. The bedroom is up in the loft and was very comfortable. The views are incredible at the cabin. Spicer castle offers a wonderful breakfast that is brought to you in the dining...

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your kind review of your stay at our historic Inn. I agree the view of Green Lake from the cabin is beautiful. I will pass on your nice comments to our staff and brighten their day. Again, thank you for your review.

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed May 26, 2015

I had seen photos online before booking and had some idea of what to expect. I did notice the bathroom shower was pretty crummy, but assumed it would be repaired by our visit (about 2 months away). 

It was not. It’s not “rustic”, it’s just garbage and should be replaced. Plan on not showering or using the jacuzzi tub (which...

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

Thank you for taking the time post your nice review of your stay at our historic Inn. I am happy to report that the shower in Raymond's Cabin is scheduled for maintenance/repair this Wednesday, June 6 and Thursday June 7, 2015 and I am excited to post photos of the renovated shower on our website when it is completed. Also,...

Hibbing, Minnesota
Reviewed May 26, 2015

We enjoyed our stay in Eunice's room. Allen and the staff were all very welcoming. We were treated like guests in their home. The stay was very relaxing and quiet. All of the meals were excellent! To pass the time, bring a book, bicycle, or fishing pole. The historical home was not in perfect condition, but we enjoyed our stay...

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

Thank you for your nice review of your stay at our Historic Inn. Eunice's room is popular with the swinging queen size bed and double whirlpool tub. I will pass on your nice comments to our staff and brighten their day. Again, thank you for your kind review of your stay at historic Spicer Castle

Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed May 26, 2015

Stayed in Raymonds Cabin (one of two that allows dogs, which we had). Very rustic, and just a step up from camping... however, it was just what we expected and were looking for. Breakfast was AMAZING and all the staff were very pleasant. Nice touches like weekend happy hour and cookies in the lobby make your stay comfortable. As others...

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

Hello Lauren, Thank you for your nice review of your stay at our historic inn. Since your post we have scheduled the cabin for deep cleaning and we will also be renovating the shower this week (June 6 & 7, 2015). I am excited for the renovation and will post photos on our website when it is completed. An interesting...

Minneapolis
Reviewed May 10, 2015

We spent one night here in Christopher's room. Very sweet but very small. Luckily we are smaller people. If you are over 6 foot pick another room. The full breakfast was amazing...don't miss it. Plus the grandson to John Spicer the founder of Spicer, MN give a 15 min talk on the Spicer family...very informative and special.

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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 of our historic inn. I will pass on your kind comments to Allen who gave a talk about the history of the inn and our area. We are working with our local technology systems contractors to offer WIFI in all our guestrooms. The products are ordered and should arrive...

Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have been wanting to stay here and were disappointed. Neat old house needs paint and cement work. Cleaning staff great but the woman office staff didn't even say hello (actually turn her back on us). Did not feel welcome. Nice breakfast but it was the same both days. Chef was wearing old camo clothing - not very professional. Small...

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed January 2, 2015

We had been wanting to do the Murder Mystery Dinner for a number of years, and I'm glad that we finally got around to it. We had a blast, and ended up making a few new friends. As others have mentioned, the property is indeed dated, but that's sort of the point. This is not a "luxury" b&b in the...

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed December 1, 2014

This place is just excellent in every sense and the staff here is so nice and helpful. You'll love staying here and there is no reason which will stop you from coming back again!! Overlooking the lake and the rooms are well maintained and the nearby are is also peaceful and serene. Much recommended if you want a peaceful holiday,...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed November 8, 2014

The romance and nostalgia here are off the charts! This house has not been updated since 1912 and it shows. Life was simpler back then, rooms were smaller and you were more than likely using an outhouse. These days there are bathrooms in the rooms but they are small. This place is ideal if you love wandering around old builtins...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spicer Castle Inn, circa 1895, is located on five wooded acres along the beautiful shores of Green Lake. There are 18 guestrooms, private cabins. Enjoy central Minnesota's lake region. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spicer Castle Inn

Address: 11600 Indian Beach Rd, PO Box 307, Spicer, MN 56288-8626
Location: United States > Minnesota > Spicer
Price Range: $104 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Spicer Castle Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“try the swinging bedroom!”
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“look at the online pictures”
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“Eunice's Room has a cool hanging bed.”
 of 5 bubbles 356BrianH, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
“I will be staying in the log cabin on the property next time! It was simply gorgeous.”
 of 5 bubbles jherold05, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“Each room has it's own charm - whether it was lakeside or garden view.”
 of 5 bubbles vickarita2016, Sep 14, 2016 | Read review
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