Visiting Us

Planning a college visit or weekend getaway?

Archer House lives and breathes in rhythm with our community, so it’s important to be aware of how seasonal events may impact your stay. Here a few tips to keep in mind, whether you’re visiting Carleton or St. Olaf or planning the perfect weekend getaway.

Book early for all college-related events

We typically sell out far in advance for events that bring large numbers of students, families and alumni to town. So if you’re planning on visiting us during graduation week, college move-in week, accepted student days, alumni week, parents week, or homecoming week, please book now!

Pardon our access issues during the Defeat of Jesse James Days

Taking place in mid-September of every year, this four-day celebration of the James-Younger gang’s attempt to rob the First National Bank of Northfield in 1876 is a rollicking celebration. Unfortunately, it makes it almost impossible for guests to drop off and pick up at our front door. So please enter through the back!

Selecting the right room type for your stay

Archer House offers a wide variety of room types from Cozy guest rooms that offer a great value for those not spending much time in their room to our grand 4th floor suite. If you have questions, please send us an email or give us a call and we can help you make the best choice for your stay in downtown Northfield.