Afton, MN 

The Historic Afton House Inn

PO Box 326
3291 St. Croix Trail S.
Afton, MN 55001 US

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Rates: $120 to $285
Total Rooms: 25
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (5 reviews)


Circa 1867. Located on two acres of waterfront on the St. Croix River, this historic inn reflects an old New England-style architecture. Guest rooms offer Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces, waterfront balconies and are decorated with American country antiques. A restaurant on the premises provides candlelight dining in the Wheel Room. Ask for Bananas Foster, a house specialty, or any flaming dessert. Or you might prefer to dine in the Catfish Saloon & Cafe, which has a more casual menu. Champagne Brunch cruises are offered on the Grand Duchess May-October. Three charter vessels are available for private cruises for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, corporate getaways or for groups of 10-350. Visit the inn's web site for online availability.Publicity and Awards: St. Paul Pioneer Press, Woodbury Bulletin, Hudson Star Observer, Stillwater Gazette.Location: Country and Waterfront.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $120 to $285
Payment types accepted include American Express, Visa, Travelers Checks, Discover, Master Card and Personal Checks.
Rooms: This property has 25 total guest accommodations with private bath, 19 with fireplaces, 21 with whirlpools, 3 total suites, including 2 two-bedroom suites and 2 conference rooms.
The types of beds available include King and Queen.


Cancellation: Raincheck given for cancellation of 7-day or more notice. Raincheck is valid for one full year. No refunds
Smoking: Outside Only.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast and Continental plus breakfast.
Types of meals: Wine, Continental Plus Breakfast, Restaurant on Premises, Hors d'oeuvres, Brunch, Banquet Service, Early Coffee/Tea, Gourmet Dinner, Vegetarian Breakfast, Sunday Brunch, Continental Breakfast, Dinner, Room Service, Lunch, Snacks/Refreshments and Catering Service.
Amenities In Room: Hair Dryer, Turn-Down Service, Cable TV, Air Conditioning, Clock Radio, Data Ports, Hot Tub/Spa/Jaccuzi, Modem Hook-Up, Telephone, Television, Ceiling Fans, VCR, Bath Amenities, Desk, Central Air and Wireless Internet Access.
Amenities On Site: Computers, PC, Copy Machine, Phone, Fax, Handicap Access, Television, Hot Tub/Spa, VCR and Gift Shop.
Business Traveler Amenities: Television, Iron/Ironing Board, Wireless Internet Access, Flexible Cancellation, Desk, FAX On-site, Internet Access, Daily Newspapers, Modem Connection, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services, Hair Dryer, Flexible Check in/out Times, Gym Nearby, Full Service fine dining in the wheel room restaurant or casual dining at Current Resturant, Swirl Wine Bar and Gift Shops.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Medical Spa Services, Yoga/Meditation, Massages, Manicures/Pedicures, Hair Care, Facials and Cosmetics.
Spa Packages: Massage Package Single, Hot Rocks Massage Package, Couples Massage Package
Off-Site Spa Services Available
Nearby Recommended Spas:
Cala Lilly Day Spa

Afton Chiropratic and Spa


- One Night Free: This property is featured in Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns published by American Historic Inns. This guide features a certificate for ONE NIGHT FREE with the purchase of one night. The dates this property will honor the certificate are Anytime, Sunday-Thursday and available weekends on last minute availability


Events Hosted: Weddings, Meetings, Family Reunions, Seminars, Romantic Getaways, Honeymoons and Cruises on the St. Croix River.
Other Activities: Water Sports, Tennis, Skiing Downhill, Skiing Cross Country, Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Museums, Live Theater, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bicycling, Beaches, Art Galleries, Antiquing and Wineries.

Historic Interest

Originally built in 1867 - Afton House Inn is the oldest hotel in the state of Minnesota. Rooms all have been refurbished with modern ammenities.
Historic Awards: National Register (Granted), National Register (Applied), State Historical Site (Granted), City Historical Site (Applied), National Historical Site (Granted), State Register (Granted), National Historical Site (Applied), City Historical Site (Granted), State Historical Site (Applied), State Register (Applied), Local Register (Granted) and Local Register (Applied).
Historic Memberships: City Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Old Lumber Mill (1/4 mile), Afton Historic Museum (1 block), Afton School (1 block)

Romantic Interest

Beautiful rooms with Jacuzzi and gas fireplace. Many rooms with balconies and overlook marina and St. Croix River. Fine Dining Restaurant on site. Casual Bar and dining on site. Outside dining Patios Swirl Wine Bar on site.