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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I decided to book 2 nights at the Water Street Inn for a weekend getaway. I booked the most expensive suite available online and called shortly after to confirm our reservation. Everything was going well until about 9PM on the first night (a Friday) and our entire room began to shake- literally. Little did we know that...

1Thank ddickerson50
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a family event here several months ago. The short version: once upon a time this was the only game in town in Stillwater. They are coasting on fumes. We found the event manager we were assigned (and I don't believe in calling bad service out by name, so I won't here) to be apathetic, unavailable and actually pretty...

Thank BCparent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My co-worker and I made the best of an all day meeting, by staying in Stillwater, at the Water Street Inn. The 2 room Parlor Suite with the murphy bed was a fun and new experience. The separate sleeping rooms were wonderful for sharing, and a perfect solution for us. The antique décor was charming (but I wouldn't recommend trying...

Thank Shawna S
101water, General Manager at Water Street Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, look forward to having you come back this summer.

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Water Street Inn during our first visit to Stillwater and enjoyed the place. We typically look for independent and/or historic hotels, and fortunately Water Street Inn offers both. The hotel has quite a few quirks owing to its age, but is in overall good condition. Staff was very friendly, it's located within walking distance of everything in...

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101water, General Manager at Water Street Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I chose Water Street Inn to stay at for our weekend getaway to explore the streets of Stillwater MN. We made the right choice! Hotel was an awesome throwback to an incredible era. In walking distance to everything. The 3 rooms were nice and cozy, with river view balcony, a fireplace and walk-in shower. The Irish pub...

Thank Scott R
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I only stayed here for one night and I'm glad it was just one night. I've stayed before at hotels that are historic, with furniture and decor from different time periods. However, this hotel was creepy. Pros: -friendly staff -good location -good breakfast food Cons: -rooms are dark, or at least mine was (dark wallpaper) -there's a whirlpool tub in...

2Thank redheaddragon
Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I don't know why this hotel isn't rated higher, we had a gorgeous room with a balcony overlooking the river, it was so nice and the room was decorated like something out of an old movie. We walked to the dinner cruise and there is a bar and restaurants downstairs. The location is absolutely perfect. I'd stay again any time...

Thank ElleWalters
101water, Owner at Water Street Inn, responded to this review

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Henderson, Minnesota
Reviewed 25 October 2016

In search of a downtown hotel in Stillwater, the selection was limited but the Water Street Inn didn't disappoint. While an in-room fridge and microwave would be a welcome addition, the lack of those items was in keeping with the hotel's historic feel. High ceilings and a four-post bed added to the 1800s feel of a hotel in the center...

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101water, Owner at Water Street Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review.

Richmond, Minnesota
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I stayed here for work and relaxation. From the time I walked in the front door that staff was amazing. The front desk was excellent at directing me to where I needed to park. You are only 1/2 block off the main street with all the little shops and restaurants. The view from my room was the draw bridge was...

Thank MNTraveler838
101water, Owner at Water Street Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, I will pass this on to the staff.

Reviewed 18 October 2016

I made a reservation for my elderly mother to spend a night in Stillwater for a friends birthday party. The party was June 5, 2016 but Somehow going through Booking.com the site defaulted to that date of the search, May 5th 2016, verses the date of the party a month out. I didn't realize the error and the booking was...

4Thank DiAnn T

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic Water Street Inn in the heart of Downtown Stillwater. All guestrooms with double whirlpools, most with fireplaces and balconies overlooking the River. Restaurant with indoor & outdoor seating, Irish Pub overlooking the river, meeting, banquet and wedding facilities for 2 to 300 people. Stillwater’s only Inn on the River. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Water Street Inn

Address: 101 Water Street South, Stillwater, MN 55082
Region: United States > Minnesota > Stillwater
Price Range: RM474 - RM1,545 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Water Street Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 41
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“I wouldn't recommend staying at this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles ddickerson50, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“river side!”
 of 5 bubbles MNTraveler838, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Half of the rooms overlook the river. Those in the newer section of the hotel have balconies. Be sure to ask.”
 of 5 bubbles bilavon1, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Chester A Arthur Suite, river and lift bridge view!”
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 of 5 bubbles ashleyv804, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had a corner room with a balcony and big windows with views of the river and the historic downtown.”
 of 5 bubbles comtnfun, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
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