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818 Division St S, Northfield, MN 55057-2429 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

We recently spent one night at the Magic Door in Northfield. We have been to a number of bed and breakfasts, and this one was absolutely our favorite. We were impressed by all of the little touches: wine, cheese, and fruit when we arrived; snacks...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We stayed one night in the Spring room which was very bright, homey and comfortable. Pamela was very accommodating and there were amenities here that we haven't seen at other B&Bs. Didn't use the tv/Netflix/DVDs, but there is a large assortment of DVDs available. We...More

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Response from pamdog818, Owner at The Magic DoorResponded 7 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and observations! To respond on a few points: The bathroom door- I will have it planed down a little so that it closes completely. Parking: the regulation is effective from November 15th through March 15th,...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017

Once again, as other reviewers note, The Magic Door is the loveliest place to stay in Northfield. Pamela is an extraordinary host: relaxed, attentive, thoughtful. The Magic Door is beautifully maintained, quiet, and impeccably clean. Pamela makes each guest feel welcome with her delicious breakfasts...More

1  Thank Karol M
Reviewed 25 September 2017

My husband and I spent the night in the Spring Thing Suite to celebrate our 20th Anniversary. What a PERFECT place to relax and enjoy each other's company! The owner's attention to detail showed in every way, from the mini fridge in our room, stocked...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I spent less than 15 hrs at this lovely lovely bed and breakfast. Pamela was a fantastic host and put all the fine touches throughout. We stayed in the Summer Suite which had plenty of room to spread out and relax. But...More

1  Thank Kate G
Response from pamdog818, Owner at The Magic DoorResponded 26 September 2017

The bed and I really appreciate your nice review. :-)

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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 ...More snack, complimentary wine, beer and sherry, delicious full breakfast. The place to be pampered in Northfield. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$90 - US$195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > Minnesota > Northfield
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Room & Suite (34)
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Tom S
8 May 2017|
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Response from pamdog818 | Property representative |
One of my three rooms is located on the first floor so that would probably be the best choice for your parents. The other two are on the second floor. Thank you for the inquiry! Feel free to call me with any other questions... More
18 October 2015|
Response from pamdog818 | Property representative |
Carleton Is about 10 blocks from the inn... Definitely walkable as long as the weather is not super cold. Thanks for your inquiry!
Room Tips
"Autumn room (darker in decor) -1st floor; you go up some steps to get into the house. Spring & summer..."
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"Spring Thing and Summer Suites are on the second floor. Autumn is on the first floor. No elevator if you need..."
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"We stayed in Autumnwood, on the first floor. It was quiet and peaceful."
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"Get the Summer Suite. Pure luxury."
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