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Near the Root River Trail, Theatre, Shops & Restaurants Great Parking & Bike Storage Families & Groups Welcome Comfortable Beds, Clean Rooms, Hot Coffee Family Hospitality in Lanesboro, Minnesota for 29 Years! The Cottage House "Your Inn When You're Out!"

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Casual Lanesboro MN Hotel Lodging

Located in Downtown Near the Root River State Trail

Note:  The Root River State Bike Trail is closed for bridge construction between Heron Rd. and Grit Rd. from Feb. 12-June 1, 2024. This section is about one mile west of Lanesboro.  Refer to MN DNR website for updates.

Welcome to the Cottage House Inn and beautiful downtown Lanesboro! Established in 1993, our casual hotel is family-built, owned and operated.  Conveniently located on Parkway Avenue, you will find our location has easy access to the Root River State Trail and is within walking distance to the Commonweal Theatre Company, multiple restaurants and bars, retail shops, the city park, and the Root River!

Open most of the year, the family and group-friendly Cottage House Inn has 13 standard hotel rooms and two apartment suites. Our public spaces include our breakfast room where coffee and tea are served all day, our inviting lobby and our meeting room with the capacity to seat 36 people.  The Cottage House Inn makes you feel at home with our clean and comfortable rooms, relaxing front porch and warm hospitality.  We are proud to be your Inn when you’re out.

Cottage House Inn Blog ...

Winter is here, and although we are lacking on the snow, there are plentiful reminders of winter's beauty all around us:  the red dogwood stems standing out in a brown landscape, the ice forming on the bass pond, geese flying overhead, and holiday lights all around. 

And when you consider those last minute gifts, don't forget our downtown businesses in Lanesboro, or...

The Cottage House Inn is celebrating 30 years of being 'Your Inn When You're Out!' Preston Chamber of Commerce