Stillwater, MN 

Rivertown Inn

306 Olive St W
Stillwater, MN 55082-4932 US

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Rates: $195 to $395
Total Rooms: 9
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (63 reviews)


Circa 1882. Built in 1882 during the height of Minnesota's logging boom, this grand Victorian mansion was once the home of a wealthy lumber baron. Now, Rivertown Inn is the oldest bed and breakfast in the state of Minnesota. Lovingly restored by its current owners, the Inn offers seven individual suites and two bedchambers, each with sumptuous décor inspired by a poet or literary figure of the 19th century. Guest rooms feature rare antiques, live-flame gas fireplaces and private spa-quality baths. Immerse yourself in European-style elegance and the ultimate in luxury, privacy and romance. You might choose to enhance your stay with a variety of unique packages designed to add to your special memories. For instance, pamper your loved one with a Romance Package, capture your connection with a Portrait Package or have a seasonal outdoor adventure with our Kayaking, Bike Tour and Winter Snowshoe Packages. Twice-monthly cooking classes are held in the gourmet kitchen. Surrounded by beautifully manicured gardens, trickling fountains and secluded courtyards with intimate seating, Rivertown Inn provides a tranquil setting in which to relax and rejuvenate. Conveniently located four blocks from historic Main Street in downtown Stillwater, Rivertown Inn is also minutes away from the unique shops, galleries and fine dining the city has to offer.Publicity and Awards: "Best Luxury B&B" Minneapolis Star Tribune 2014, Minnesota Meetings & Events Summer 2014, Pioneer Press, Minnesota Monthly, Voted one of the "Top 10 Most Romantic Inn's" by (2007), Voted "Best Antiques" 2011 by Historic downtown Stillwater.

Room Detail

Agatha Christie Carriage House Grand Suite
Opulent private suite with a berth-style King-size bed, an elegant seating area with fireplace, Tiffany-style lamps, and a private outdoor garden terrace. Special spa amenities including a tiled steam room with a Kohler water tower massaging shower and separate whirlpool room with a deep over-size tub.
Rates: $375 - $395
Type of bed: King

Oscar Wilde Carriage House Grand Suite
Handsome sleeping chamber featuring a pentagonal bed draped in rich fabrics, tufted leather furniture, stained glass windows, and a cozy sitting area in front of an ornate Victorian fireplace. Antique French doors lead into an enormous bath elegantly tiled in Italian Travertine marble, with antique crystal chandeliers, a private water closet, a cushioned window seat, and a large walk-in steam room with an overhead Rainfall shower and built in benches. Marble columns flank a deep, step-up whirlpool tub, separate fireplace.
Rates: $375 - $395
Type of bed: King

Jane Austen Suite
English cottage-style bedchamber featuring a built-in king size bed draped in sophisticated moss-green and blush fabrics, delicate crystal chandelier, cushioned window nook, and cozy fireplace. Private bath with a large double whirlpool tub, underwater light and waterfall faucet.
Rates: $275 - $295
Type of bed: King

Browning Suite
Magnificent suite with a spectacular Rococo Revival half-tester walnut bed, down-filled couch, private bath with double whirlpool and built-in bookcases flanking the fireplace
Rates: $275 - $295
Type of bed: Queen

Lord Byron Suite
This second floor suite features the Inn's only private entrance off of a small balcony sitting area overlooking the East gardens.The centerpiece of this regal suite is an exquisite four-poster Bristol Colonial canopy bed draped in splendid fabrics. A step up into the bath reveals a double whirlpool tub.
Rates: $275 - $295
Type of bed: Queen

Longfellow Suite
This inviting suite of natural elegance and harmony features hues of spicy plum and mossy green. A partial canopy over the bed, bullion-trimmed draperies, an intimate fireplace set in a grand Victorian-era mantel and a hidden bath with a double whirlpool tub set the mood for romance.
Rates: $275 - $295
Type of bed: King

Alfred Lord Tennyson Suite

Rates: $275 - $295
Type of bed: Queen

Christina Rossetti Bedchamber
This fabric-draped bedchamber features feminine tones of twilight blue silk, misty taupe and copper-brown. The cozy bath features an intimate whirlpool soaking tub, while the Renaissance Revival canopy bed heightens the suite's dreamy romance.
Rates: $195 - $215
Type of bed: Double

Lewis Carroll Bedchamber
Tucked under the eaves on the third floor of the inn, this charming bedchamber provides an enchanting get-away with a king-sized bed, and a surprise in every nook and corner. A corner fireplace and a Whirlpool tub with underwater lights and waterfall faucet complete the magical setting.
Rates: $195 - $215
Type of bed: King



Rooms & Rates

Rates: $195 to $395
Payment types accepted include Visa, Master Card, Discover, Personal Checks and American Express.
Rooms: This property has 9 total guest accommodations with private bath, 9 with fireplaces, 9 with whirlpools, 7 suites.
The types of beds available include Double, King and Queen.


Cancellation: Cancellation policy requires a seven-day notice. If guest cancels less than seven days prior to arrival they are responsible for the reservation.
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast, Hors d'oeuvres, A sumptuous three-course breakfast prepared by inn's chef, Snacks/Refreshments and Social hour each day between 5 & 6 PM with complimentary wine & Hors D'oeuvres.
Types of meals: Continental Breakfast, Hors d'oeuvres, Picnic Lunches, Snacks/Refreshments, Restaurant off Premises, Full Breakfast, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Early Coffee/Tea, Vegetarian Breakfast and Wine.
Amenities In Room: Iron/Ironing Board, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Air Conditioning, Bath Amenities, Bathrobes, Telephone, Wireless Internet Access, Double whirlpool tubs, Gas fireplaces, Luxury bathrobes, Goose down pillows & comforters, Bose radio sound system, Climate control air conditioning with individual remote, Molton Brown spa-quality bath amenities. Social Hour each day between 5 & 6 PM, with Complimentary Wine, Hors D'oeuvres, Coffee, Tea Service on each floor by 7:30 AM each Morning. A gourmet chef prepares a 3 course breakfast and Sundays include champagne!!.
Amenities On Site: Gift Shop, Copy Machine, Complimentary bottled water, Coffee, Tea, Soft drinks & ice, Nightly social hour with complimentary hors d'oeuvres & wine, Champagne & fine wines available for purchase and In-house massages available with our massage therapist.
Business Traveler Amenities: Desk, Daily Newspapers, FAX On-site, Gym Nearby, Hair Dryer, Internet Access, Iron/Ironing Board, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services and Wireless Internet Access.

Spa Services

Off-Site Spa Services Available
Nearby Recommended Spas:
Just For Me Spa

Skin Pros
(651) 439-7939

Brick Alley Studio


Events Hosted: Weddings, Romantic Getaways, Seminars, Honeymoons and Meetings.
Other Activities: Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Skiing Cross Country, Skiing Downhill, Sports Events, Major College, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bicycling, Beaches, Art Galleries, Antiquing, Tennis, Water Sports, Wineries, Complimentary health club passes are provided to guests for River Valley Athletic Club. Picnic baskets available for purchase, along with dining, kayaking, snowshoeing, bicycling and photography packages.

Historic Interest

Built in 1882 during the height of Minnesota's logging boom, Rivertown Inn is a lovingly restored Lumber Baron Mansion turned boutique-style bed and breakfast. Rivertown Inn is in Stillwater, the Birthplace of Minnesota, located along the St. Croix River - a nationally designated scenic riverway.
Historic Awards: Local Register (Applied) and City Historical Site (Applied).
Historic Memberships: National Trust and Local Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Historic Courthouse (Less than 1 mile), Stillwater historic lift-bridge (Less than 1 mile), Warden's House Museum (Less than 1 mile), St. Croix Boomsite (Less than 1 mile)

Romantic Interest

From the moment guests step inside this restored Victorian mansion, they are surrounded by European-style elegance and outstanding levels of personal service. All guest quarters feature a private bath with a double whirlpool tub, gas fireplace, and sumptuous decor that pays homage to a great romantic poet or literary figure of the 19th century. The ultimate in luxury, privacy and romance.