Recharge at our hotel in Northfield near Carleton and St. Olaf colleges

Situated just across the Cannon River from the city’s historic downtown, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Northfield, MN offers a comfortable place to rest during your family getaway. Prospective students enjoy our location less than a mile from Carleton College and St. Olaf College. After a campus tour, you can learn about local history at the Northfield Historical Society only minutes from our hotel. Prefer some time in nature? Take a stroll through the famous Cowling Arboretum nearby, or drive roughly 20 minutes to enjoy the natural beauty of Nerstrand Big Woods State Park.

When you return after a busy day, you can unwind with a dip in our heated indoor pool or sit by our firepit and roast marshmallows. If you still have a sweet tooth, stop by the lobby for some complimentary cookies. Corporate travelers can take advantage of our 24-hour business center to send a fax or use free Wi-Fi, available throughout the hotel, to stay on top of emails. In the morning, fuel up for the day ahead at the free, hot breakfast featuring our signature waffles.

Relax in a room or suite with a mini fridge and a microwave

Whether you’re in town for the weekend or for a family vacation, our rooms and suites offer everything you need for a comfortable stay, including free Wi-Fi and a coffeemaker. You can enjoy your favorite snacks any time of day thanks to the microwave and mini fridge. If you’re traveling with a larger group, choose one of our suites for extra space and upgrades like a sleeper sofa.

King Bed

  •  260 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
For a productive business trip, choose one of our standard rooms with a work desk and free Wi-Fi.

2 Queen Beds

  •  260 ft²
  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults, 1 child
Perfect for family vacations, these standard rooms offer a flat-screen TV and a mini fridge.

Studio Suite-King Bed

  •  400 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 5 adults
This open-concept suite offers an extra seating area furnished with a wet bar, a sleeper sofa, and a desk.

Executive King Suite

  •  400 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 5 adults
Heat a snack in the microwave and unwind with your significant other on the sleeper sofa in this spacious suite.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  •  400 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 5 adults
If you need extra privacy, book our suite boasting a bedroom and a living room with a sleeper sofa.


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Recognized as one of the safest college towns in America, Northfield offers a variety of activities to keep you and your family busy. Take an afternoon to wander through the historic downtown area or explore the campuses of nearby colleges. Nerstrand Big Woods State Park features rare wildlife and scenic gardens less than 20 minutes away. For an exciting day trip, pack up the family and drive north into the Twin Cities area for a shopping spree at Mall of America®. Other area favorites include:

St. Olaf College

1 mi / 1.6 km from the hotel
Founded in 1874, this private liberal arts college prides itself on a vibrant Lutheran tradition. The beautiful 300-acre campus is powered by its own wind turbine and uses 100% carbon-free electrical power.

Carleton College

0.53 mi / 0.85 km from the hotel
This private liberal arts school is home to a music hall, an art gallery, and a student-run pub. Carleton College also offers several varsity sports, so make plans to attend a sporting event and cheer on the Knights.

Falconer Vineyards

28.9 mi / 46.51 km from the hotel
Follow up your tour of one of Minnesota's most picturesque wineries with a visit to the Vineyard Bistro for a wood-fired pizza and a glass of award-winning wine.

Downtown Northfield

0.1 mi / 0.16 km from the hotel
Explore historic downtown Northfield, home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and galleries that exude a unique charm you can’t find in a big city.

Mall of America®

27.81 mi / 44.75 km from the hotel
Revolutionize your shopping experience at one of the world’s largest malls, which features more than 500 stores. This famous retail destination also offers a variety of entertainments such as a theme park, mini golf, and an aquarium.
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Minnesota Zoo

21.56 mi / 34.69 km from the hotel
Set out on an adventure into the wild with more than 4,500 animals to visit. Home to areas such as a lush tropical forest, a marine center, and an animal farm, this zoo is also a leader in conservation.
300 S Highway 3, Northfield, Minnesota 55057, United States

Situated off Highway 3 and within sight of the Cannon River, our hotel is less than a mile from historic downtown Northfield. Our location about a mile away from both Carleton College and St. Olaf College provides the ideal launchpad if you’re planning a college tour or visiting a student.