We found this B&B online . I needed a quiet place to relax near Lanesboro and am so glad to have found the Wenneson in Peterson. We stayed in the Coachman room in the carriage house which was upstairs. It had several skylights, tall ceiling , comfortable bed and 2 comfy chairs, and was spacious. I was surprised how much the carriage house felt like it was part of the main house, but it was built right next to the house and the rooms are of the same style as the main house, so the whole thing is beautifully unified. The owners are very friendly and welcoming and serve a wonderful continental breakfast til 9:30 which I liked, as I didn't have to get up particularly early just to go get breakfast. Everything is spanking clean and neat. It is right on the beautiful bike trails which is another great advantage. The next time I head in that direction I will definitely stay there.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Andor Wenneson Inn was built in 1904 along the tracks of the Southern Minnesota Railroad, now the beautiful Root River State Trail. Built by businessman W. Andor Wenneson, the hotel served rail travelers coming through Peterson for many years. The building changed hands several times, also serving as a boarding house and eventually as apartments. It then sat empty for about ten years. In 1994, it was completely restored and renovated to its historical beauty and charm. In 2001, the carriage house was built into four more rooms, making a total of nine rooms in the Inn. Each room is complete with a private bath available for guests, including two with whirlpool tubs. The third-floor suite has two bedrooms and a sitting room; with elegant dormers and window seats overlooking the courtyard and bluffs. ... more less