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Historic Hutchinson House B&B

305 2nd Street NW , Faribault, MN 55021-5112 USA (Show map)
4.7
100 Reviews
$119 - $199
per night

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About

Treat yourself to a restful stay at the Historic Hutchinson House Bed and Breakfast, located just 3 blocks from picturesque, historic downtown Faribault, Minnesota. This Queen Anne Victorian home is worth a stay just for the historic beauty of the house itself. The architectural detail is a prime example of artistry and quality craftsmanship that is truthfully awe-inspiring. The house offers a peaceful haven, but with all of the modern conveniences you need to be pampered; including private baths. We serve a bountiful breakfast both Saturday and Sunday mornings at 9:00 am. Weekdays we serve an exceptional breakfast between 7:30 - 9:00 a.m., depending on the needs of our guest community. Innkeepers Tami and Doug Schluter, and their dog, Butler, look forward to seeing you!

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Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.7

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Lovely visit to Carleton college

4.8 on November 03, 2014

We had a relaxing stay at the Hutchinson House. The food was delicious and we met other freshmen parents which made it a special feature of our visit.


Our anniversary stay

4.6 on October 15, 2014

I hate writing positive reviews for the simple fact that it entices people to go to what I'd consider our nice little secret. That said, it was a fantastic getaway for myself and my wife. And a great way to spend our first anniversary. The house is beautiful and beautifully decorated. The hosts were extremely friendly and literally went out of their way to make sure we had a great stay. There is a dog (Butler) on the premises, so if you are not a dog lover, this may be a deterant. We found the dog to be very friendly and we loved his personality. Very laid back dog. Additionally it is probably two blocks from downtown Faribault, so if you want to have a few drinks and not worry about driving, that's a way to go about it. Again, I highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a nice getaway for the weekend.


Hutchinson House in Faribault

4.0 on October 01, 2014

Nice place but the rate is really high for one night in small town B+B.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for taking the time to provide us feedback on your stay. Based on the October 2014 date posting of your review, I'm going to make some assumptions in my response. Thankfully, the house has been booked practically every weekend since mid-May, which may indicate you didn't have the opportunity to book your first choice for a room. We offer weekend rates from $129-$199/night based on the amenities in each of our 5 guest rooms. In an effort to allow our guests even greater traveling flexibility, we do not require a two-night minimum, which is common-place in the industry. Also, we offer discounted weekday rates . . . popular with business travelers. I'm sorry you felt we did not offer you a significant value. We are constantly working to improve our service to make everyone's B&B experience more enjoyable. Please feel free to contact us directly with suggestions on how we might improve your stay and subsequently, the next guest's stay. Thank you!


Top Recommendation!

5 on September 22, 2014

As soon as we arrived we had the most welcome greeting, and from that moment, we were hooked. The Hutchinson House was recommended to us by our dear friends who live in Faribault. The location was awesome, the accommodations were exceptional, including a very easy to sleep in bed, and Tami (the innkeeper) makes a wonderful breakfast! She and her husband Doug are incredibly knowledgeable about Faribault and the surrounding areas and were extremely helpful with suggestions of places to see. We learned a lot about this wonderful little community and plan to return to the Historic Hutchinson House in a few months for a fun winter experience. If you want to sleep well and get your days off to a great start with a delicious breakfast while you're in Faribault, then there's no better place in town!!


Anniversary week-end

4.4 on September 03, 2014

Nice place, great food!


Great Weekend

5 on September 01, 2014

We had a wonderful weekend at the Hutchinson House. We went to celebrate our anniversary there and Tami and Doug were just great! They helped us pick out things to do in Faribault and were so sweet. What a wonderful experience and we look forward to going back there for our 2nd anniversary next year.


My Stay

5 on July 17, 2014

Very relaxing and inviting B & B. Room was very cozy, service was excellent & Breakfast was delicious! Just what I was looking for in a B & B! Thanks Tami & Doug!


Nice, Cozy get away

4.2 on July 15, 2014

We stayed at the very nicely arranged Histroic Hutchinson House in Faribault. Thank you to Doug and Tami who took time to share the history of the house through its different owners and also shared their own story of coming to own and operate a B&B. The rooms were tastefully decorated and very clean. The house has been updated to still maintain its "history" without feeling "old". Breakfast was delicious and the company was excellent. Thank you for a wonderful stay. We'll be back.


Great Hosts!

5 on July 06, 2014

Vicki Baab


Relaxing get-away from home

4.6 on July 01, 2014

We enjoyed our stay in a Victorian home and the room was wonderful. Enjoyed the view from our window. The dog was fun to have around also. Would highly recommend this B&B.


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Rooms & Rates

Dr. Haessly's Suite

Spacious suite offers an intimate sitting area in front of a decorative fireplace. The private bath boasts an individual tiled shower plus a large bubble tub! But the thing you may enjoy most about this room is relaxing outdoors on your own private screened-in porch.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $149 - $199

Johnson's Pride

Floor-to-ceiling windows let the morning light stream into this serene Victorian setting accented by the architectural turret. Matching chairs await you, a cup of coffee and a good book. A spacious shower is the highlight of the attached bathroom.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $149 - $199

The Malone Suite

Enjoy the extra space of your very own parlor in this secluded two-room suite. The private sitting room offers a queen-size daybed, perfect for "special" family weekends!

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $129 - $169

Coughlin's Room

This southwest facing room is perfect for those who would rather be awakened by the sound of birds rather than the rising sun. There's plenty of space for stretching out in the sitting area complete with full-size couch and matching chair.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $129 - $169

The Professor's Room

A cozy, inviting room awash with morning sunlight. Wingback chairs provide rest and relaxation, and a comfortable corner-placed, queen-size bed awaits the sleeping hours.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $119 - $129

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Location

Location Type

Downtown, Small town

Airport

Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis-St. Paul Intl.) 40 miles

Directions to property:

I-35 to Faribault exit Highway 60 East. South (right) on 4th Avenue NW, East (left)on 2nd Street NW, 1 block to Historic Hutchinson House.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Computer, Copier, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Library, Parking, Piano, Private entrance, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wheelchair access

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, In-room internet, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4:00-10:00 p.m
  • Check Out:: 11:00 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Under certain circumstances, by arrangement with innkeeper.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card number or check deposit in the amount of half of the total stay.
  • Cancellations: Cancellations require a 7-day notice. Cancellations inside this time parameter will result in a charge equal to your stay - unless the room is re-booked. A gift certificate equal to the amount of your stay will then be issued and will be good for one year and valid for a Sunday through Thursday night stay.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Tami and Doug Schluter

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Dogs

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 7:00 a.m. or 9:00 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Wrap-around porch, Solarium, Dining Room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Blue-Ribbon Scones
The Historic Hutchinson House B&B is proud to serve Cranberry-Almond, White-Chocolate Chunk Scones, which won a blue-ribbon at the Rice County Fair.


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Details

305 2nd Street NW , Faribault, MN 55021-5112 USA (Show map)

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