There are several BBs and other interesting lodging options in Winona. The posh 1886 Alexander Mansion on East Broadway Street has four tastefully decorated and comfortable rooms, including evening hors d’oeuvres and a five-course breakfast, 507-474-4224. The 1900 Windom Park BB on West Broadway Street has six rooms and features a five-course breakfast, 507-457-9515. The Carriage House BB near Winona State University has four rooms in an 1870 carriage house, 507-452-8256.
The Village House Inn offers distinctive guest rooms each with a private full bath. Book the entire house for a private retreat with friends and family, or reserve a single guest room for a romantic getaway, 507-454-4322. Just down the road from Garvin Heights Vineyards is the Garvin Crest Guest House, looking West towards wooded acres and beautiful sunsets. Originally added as a mother-in-law’s apartment, we have converted it to a cozy, semi-private getaway in the pines! Completely furnished, fully outfitted kitchen, stove, refrigerator/freezer, and microwave, 507-459-9361.
The Alverna Center, constructed in 1925, is a gracious conference center and guest house located on the Beautiful Saint Teresa Campus of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, on the former College of St. Theresa campus just west of downtown, and has 28 rooms with a full bed, cable TV and Internet access, very reasonable cost. Call 507-494-6100.