The Archer House River Inn (1877) is a charming French Second Empire Inn located along the picturesque Cannon River, between the campuses of St. Olaf and Carleton College, in the heart of historic downtown Northfield.
With 36 beautifully renovated guest rooms and suites, we are just 45 minutes from the Twin Cities and Rochester. The Archer House is the perfect destination for those looking for a day trip or a night or two in one of the Midwest’s most beautiful river towns.
Home to both St. Olaf & Carleton Colleges, there is always something happening in Northfield – live music in the pubs, theater, galleries, great boutique shopping, walks through the arboretum, biking, canoe or kayak the Cannon River…
The Archer House River Inn features two restaurants, a coffee shop, lounge with deck overlooking the Cannon River, two retail stores, an exercise room, free high speed Wi-Fi, LCD TV’s with Cable, individual air conditioning, free parking and 24 hour guest service. Plus we are walking distance to all of downtown Northfield and Carleton College!
Our 4th level which requires a one floor walkup, features a Grand Suite with a King Bedroom & Bath, Great Room with Living Room, Dining Room and Kitchenette; Bose Ipod Stereo, 51" & 42" Smart TV's, Queen Sleeper Sofa and beautiful views of Northfield. The King Suite and Great Room can be combined with the 4th floors two Queen Bedrooms to make a 3 Bedroom/3 Bathroom Suite with the Great Room. Each bedroom features Ipod Clock Radios and 42" Smart TV's.
The Archer House is 100% Non-Smoking. The Archer House has staff on duty 24 hours a day and is open 365 days a year.
The Archer House River Inn Features:
• Complimentary Guest Exercise Room
• Newly Renovated Banquet & Conference Room for up to 100 Guests
• Bittersweet Coffee Shop & Eatery
• Chapati Cuisine of India Restaurant
• Tavern of Northfield Restaurant & Tavern Lounge w/ River Deck
• A Bag Lady Gift Shop
• Paper Petalum Scandinavian Gift Shop
The Archer House River Inn is committed to providing you with exceptional guest service and the unique experience only an Historic Downtown River Inn can provide.