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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As our daughter concludes her last year at Carleton, we realize how much we will miss our visits to Northfield, and in particular, spending time at The Magic Door. We have enjoyed all three cozy rooms at the B&B, but the spacious and beautiful Summer Suite is our favorite. The comfortable atmosphere, delicious breakfasts, and great conversations help make this...

Thank alswagerd
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We had a wonderful stay at The Magic Door while visiting our son at Carleton. Pamela was a terrific host. Our rooms were beautifully decorated and spotless. We loved all the extra touches like the chocolates and bottled water in the room, the wine & cheese upon arrival, homemade chocolate chip cookies, and Netflix. The breakfasts were delicious and we...

Thank rzlundy
Minneapolis, MN
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This was a nice place to stay. The distance to Northfield allows you to get out of the Twin Cities but is relatively short. Our room was clean and the house had a warm, old-fashioned character. The location is a comfortable walk from downtown. The rooms were quiet,; we didn't have any noise from the other rooms where guests were...

Thank ViajesdePanda
Waunakee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 9 September 2016

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...

Thank niesgirl13
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 August 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...

Thank SuzLynnJ
Reviewed 8 August 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.

Thank dkmWisconsin
Richfield, Minnesota
Reviewed 30 March 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...

1Thank hahnx149
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 6 November 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.

1Thank Doug N
Warsaw, Indiana
Reviewed 10 September 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.

Thank John E
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 9 September 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...

1Thank pdxbanitts

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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, Netflix, movie library, afternoon snack, complimentary wine, beer 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
Region: United States > Minnesota > Northfield
Price Range: RM396 - RM859 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Get the Summer Suite. Pure luxury.”
alswagerd, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“They all looked gorgeous.”
pdxbanitts, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Only three rooms, so ask for the Summer Suite. The other rooms are just as tasteful only smaller.”
CharlieP354, 20 May 2015 | Read review
“All of the rooms are lovely. The sizes vary, so choose according to how much private space you require. The common living room is spacious and welcoming for hanging out in.”
BostonFamily70, 25 Apr 2015 | Read review
“All 3 rooms are exceptional.”
jfo2000, 6 Dec 2014 | Read review
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