Oakenwald Terrace

218 Winona Street , Chatfield, MN 55923 USA (Show map)


This 1897 grand Victorian home is on the National Historic Register. The 23 room B&B features six guest suites, all with private baths. Enjoy the woodwork, craftsmanship, period antiques and collectables found throughout Oakenwald Terrace. All rooms have either queen or king size beds and private sitting area. A delicious four course breakfast is included and may cause you to forget about lunch. The perfect "home away from home" for Mayo Clinic visitors. Free high speed internet for our business travelers.



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  • Guest room4.3
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.1
  • Cleanliness4.5
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Beautiful House

3.8 on October 05, 2016

Beautiful house located in rural Southern Minnesota. It's an antique hunters dream and full of collectibles from a different era. The house and history are interesting and the owners are willing to talk about this history if you ask questions. The house itself is old....and not soundproof so be prepared to hear the people above, below and around you. Not sure there is much to be done there but could easily hear conversations in other rooms in our room.

Wonderful Experience!

5 on September 08, 2016

We enjoyed our stay and the owners were part of the reason why the experience was so delightful! We will definitely be back!

Amazing stay!

5 on August 08, 2016

Ruth Ann was so welcoming and the house is amazing! You could get lost for hours exploring this place! Full of antiques and it has a true Victorian feel. Breakfast was great and oh so delicious! Thank you for an amazing stay!

weekend getaway

4.4 on July 29, 2016

wonderful weekend, beautiful home and amazing people. Would definitely recommend and return

Gluten free accommodations!

4.4 on June 13, 2016

I stayed in the Terrace View room for two nights, and I enjoyed access to the terrace and bridge to back yard. My gluten-free diet was easily accommodated - one of the managers of Oakenwald is gluten-free, too, so I didn't feel judged.

Great getaway

5 on February 07, 2016

We highly recommend this B&B. The service is excellent as well as the food. Each room is unique with its own bit of history. We have stayed 4 times. Close proximity to Amish country is nice. Be sure and ask for a tour of the home.

Oak Ter B&B

4.4 on October 27, 2015

Beatifull home, great experience, very freindly, and exceptional breakfast

Great B&B

4.4 on June 17, 2015

We recently enjoyed our time at the Oakenwald Terrace. The bed/pillows/room were very comfortable and we slept great. The breakfast was scrumptious--a good balance between sweets and healthy. This is a gorgeous home; and Bob, one of the innkeepers, gave all the guests a wonderful tour, sharing lots of history and stories. If we are ever in the area again, we'll definitely return to the Oakenwald!

Class reunion trip!

5 on June 08, 2015

Wonderful hosts, beautiful home and setting. Could stay for days and not get tired of the lawns and all there is to see in this beautiful, historic home. Thanks for the hospitality

Unbelievable collections of Antiques

4.6 on May 15, 2015

We loved our stayed. The home and decor were jaw dropping. Ruth Ann is a perfect tour guide, along with husband Bob Lund, the breakfast (4 courses ) left us delighted and well fed. Very good food. WARNING: we will never use B&B website again but book directly. They never credited our gift card and fought and fought with us over a small sum of money. Bad business practice . But Oakenwald home and owners were excellent.

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Rooms & Rates

Mrs. Lovell's Room

This is the original owner's suite. The room has an antique queen size bed, a bathroom with a tub, a fireplace with remote and a large sitting area.

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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $195

Round Room

This elegant room has a bed in it that is actually larger than king size. Private bath / comes with 4 course breakfast.

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

Nightly Rate: $210 - $235

Frink's Room

Frink's room is decorated in rich blue and named after the original owner's son. (Yes the "i" is correct - poor boy must have been teased horribly!) The room has private bath with a shower. Join us for a fabulous 4 course breakfast!

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

Nightly Rate: $155 - $175

Blue Room

The soothing blue color of this cozy room invites our guests to relax. Many have commented on how comfortably they've slept here. The room boasts the largest bathroom with shower/tub combination and full vanity. Guests enjoy a large walk-in closet and full breakfast in the morning.

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

Nightly Rate: $130 - $145

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Location Type

Small town


Rochester, MN (RST) 18 miles

Directions to property:

Travel 18 miles South East from Rochester on State Hwy. 52. Once in Chatfield turn left (East) at the only stoplight in town. Travel two blocks to Winona Street, turn left and park.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Historical interests, Live Music, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Pope and Young National Archery Museum, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Board games, CD player, Computer, Copier, DVD Player, Internet Service, Library, Piano, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wedding Facilities, Wi-Fi , Central Fridge, Central Coffee facility, Hairdryer/iron/ironing bd available

Room amenities

Fireplace, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Amish Tours, Museum Tours, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals

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  • Check In:: 4 - 6 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Outside only
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservations held immediately by credit card.
  • Cancellations: More than 14 day advance notice, no penalty. If cancelation is between 7 and 14 days in advance of stay, customer is charged $75 and provided with a $75 gift certificate. If cancelation occurs less than 7 days from expected check in, the full amount will be charged and a gift certificate for the full amount will be provided. Any guests not showing and not calling to cancel will be charged the full amount for the first night of their stay, no gift certificate provided.



Bob, Ruth Ann, & Marion Lund

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  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Prior to your stay, please let us know of any dietary needs or restrictions. Ruth Ann has to eat gluten free and so is sensative to special diets.