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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is our third time staying at Aurora Staples Inn. The hosts are very friendly, the carriage house is wonderful, and the breakfast is delicious! Stillwater is a great, small town to visit. The St. Croix River, terrific restaurants, and shopping are all within walking distance.

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Marshfield, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We celebrated our anniversary with a 2 night stay in this beautiful home. We stayed in the St. Croix Suite which was quite spacious and furnished with beautiful antique pieces. Cathy's attention to detail is evident in every area of this home - so many special touches. A wine and cheese welcome, delicious breakfasts, lively conversation around the breakfast table,... More 

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Aurora50, Owner at Aurora Staples Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! Thank you for staying with us, and we hope to see you again soon. More 

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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We spent just one night in Stillwater for our 1 year anniversary and wanted to try this B&B out. We were welcomed and given a short tour of the main floor, the innkeeper was nice enough. Our room was very clean and decorated tastefully. We came back down to beer, wine, and hors d'oeuvres in a quiet sitting room. We... More 

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Aurora50, Owner at Aurora Staples Inn, responded to this review

Hi Angela, thank you for writing a review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay. We added a tip line a few years ago purely to give our housekeepers an added incentive. It is voluntary, never expected, and 100% goes to them. You stated your room was clean, and this is very important to us. More 

Lodi, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

We had four couples in our party. Kathy worked with me on assigning rooms, ordering wine and answering any questions about the area and her property before we even arrived. The home is gorgeous and the history of the property is amazing. We were greeted with a short tour of the house and given our keys. Kathy then explained the... More 

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Aurora50, Owner at Aurora Staples Inn, responded to this review

This group was so much fun. Thank you for staying with us, and we hope you'll be back! More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 reviews
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This was the perfect way for us to spend our anniversary. Such a beautiful B&B and such a close walk to historic Stillwater. We didn't need our car once there. The food was amazing and the proprietors are so friendly and accommodating.

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Northfield, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We only met Cathy during this stay, and she was very accommodating. First of all, we needed an early check-in because of our event. Fine, no problem! Later, I asked for breakfast to be delivered to our room. Initially they thought they couldn't do it because I'd asked early the morning of, but they found a way to accommodate our... More 

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Minnesota
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

The best inn in Stillwater! The carriage house was private and spacious. The innkeepers are so hospitable and gracious hosts. The 3 course breakfasts are the best! We will definitely be back! We love our yearly retreat at Aurora Staples Inn.

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Andover, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I didn't think once about what was left at home waiting for me when I get back, how much I need to get done at home. No! From the moment we pulled in to the Aurora Staples Inn I was brought into the Victorian Era without losing any of our 21st Century necessities! The hospitality of the owners were both... More 

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Te Anau, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Stayed in St. Croix room. All was beautiful, elegant, exceeded expectations. We were treated to such elegance and serenity throughout the home. Breakfast was amazing! Kathie made us special baskets. We have stayed in many B&B's, and this was our favorite experience by far. A perfect combination of pampering and privacy. A step back in time that made our trip... More 

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Lake Park, Minnesota
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Have stayed here a number of times now and I have never been disappointed! The breakfast is always wonderful ....I have stayed at many B&Bs and this one is at the top...I had a chance to walk the gardens with Cathy....beautiful ....I also found out her secret for amazing coffee!!!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Aurora Staples Inn

Address: 303 North Fourth Street, Stillwater, MN 55082
Region: United States > Minnesota > Stillwater
Price Range: €108 - €170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“We had a room with a jacuzzi tub, which was very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles D1247NEmichellej, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had the St. Croix Suite. It was large, comfortable, lovely, a nice whirlpool bath and rain shower that had a view of the fireplace.”
 of 5 bubbles brlrer, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Read about each of the rooms on the website and choose one that sounds fun for you! All the rooms are beautiful and comfortable.”
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