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Afton House Inn & Afton * Hudson Cruise Lines

Afton , MN
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LOCATION

3291 St. Croix Tr. S., PO Box 326
Afton, MN 55001 US (map)

PHONE

651-436-8883

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ABOUT US

The Historic Afton House Inn offers Ceremonies and Receptions at the Restaurant and Inn on the beautiful Scenic St. Croix River. An elegant setting that your guests will be sure to... Read more
The Historic Afton House Inn offers Ceremonies and Receptions at the Restaurant and Inn on the beautiful Scenic St. Croix River. An elegant setting that your guests will be sure to remember.

The beautiful Historic Afton House Inn offers romantic settings with just the right amount of elegant flair. The Pennington Room is perfect for those who want a smaller, more intimate feel to their wedding and rehearsal dinner. The room offers a beautiful fireplace and bright surrounding windows that give the room a warm, cozy feel. Need or want something bigger? The Wheel Room offers a romantic nautical feel with large windows and old world style. It is the perfect room for larger wedding parties and dinners looking for the perfect mix of fun and romance.

Want something a little different for your special day? The Afton*Hudson Cruise Lines offers three luxury cruise boats for parties from 10-300 people. The Grand Duchess, our largest vessel at 122', has three luxury levels--two indoor, one outdoor--for dinner, dancing, and gazing at the scenery of the Scenic St. Croix River. The Afton Princess, our medium 80' vessel, is perfect for those who want a more intimate feel with room to move around. It is the perfect boat for wedding parties and rehersals for 40-132 people. Is it just you and your closest friends and family? Then the Sweet Afton is just the boat for you. This luxury 64' vessel is perfect for 10-40 guests. Whether it be an intimate wedding, rehearsal dinner, or bachelor/bachelorrete party, the Sweet Afton has it all.

The outstanding chefs at the Afton House Inn have you covered. Whether it be something as simple as Burgers and Brats or something as decadent as a tableside Steak Diane, the Afton House Inn can do it all. With vegetarian and gluten free options, there is something for everyone available. Give us a call today and see what the Afton House Inn and Afton*Hudson Cruise Lines can do for you to make your special day unforgettable from the food to the venue.


Contact us today at: 651-436-8883 and ask for Anne or Dan - info@aftonhouseinn.com

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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
1867
When was your venue last renovated?
2010
Describe your venue:
Boat / Yacht, Hotel, Inn / Bed & Breakfast
Describe the style of your venue
Classic / Traditional, Country, Waterfront
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
300
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
6
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
Yes
Number of guest rooms
25
Number of suites
21
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
300
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
25
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Event Rentals
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Lighting and Sound
Outside vendors welcome
Linens
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

When was your venue built?
1867
When was your venue last renovated?
2010
Describe your venue:
Boat / Yacht, Hotel, Inn / Bed & Breakfast
Describe the style of your venue
Classic / Traditional, Country, Waterfront
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
6
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
Yes
Number of guest rooms
25
Number of suites
21
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
300
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
25
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Event Rentals
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Lighting and Sound
Outside vendors welcome
Linens
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

REVIEWS

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We had our ceremony and reception on the afton princess. It was great. Anne met with us several times late in the evening due to our work schedule. She was very accommodating. The wedding went perfect. Lynn the head server and her staff were very kind and helpful. The food was delicious. We received many compliments. Thank you Anne and cruise line staff for making our day PERFECT!
We had our ceremony and reception on the afton princess. It was great. Anne met with us several times late in the evening Read more...
We had our ceremony and reception on the afton princess. It was great. Anne met with us several times late in the evening due to our work schedule. She was very accommodating. The wedding went perfect. Lynn the head server and her staff were very kind and helpful. The food was delicious. We received many compliments. Thank you Anne and cruise line staff for making our day PERFECT! Read less
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Megan
Wedding:
7/12/2014
5.0/5.0
We had our wedding on the Afton Princess and we couldn't have asked for anything more. We loved it! The staff was so great and seemed to really care that us and our guests really enjoyed themselves. Anne was our wedding coordinator and she had so many great ideas and suggestions to help us. She also got back to me very quickly on any question I had, no matter how insignificant it was. We also loved the food! We;re still getting comments from our guests on how good our food was on the boat. We can't wait to go back!
We had our wedding on the Afton Princess and we couldn't have asked for anything more. We loved it! The staff was so great Read more...
We had our wedding on the Afton Princess and we couldn't have asked for anything more. We loved it! The staff was so great and seemed to really care that us and our guests really enjoyed themselves. Anne was our wedding coordinator and she had so many great ideas and suggestions to help us. She also got back to me very quickly on any question I had, no matter how insignificant it was. We also loved the food! We;re still getting comments from our guests on how good our food was on the boat. We can't wait to go back! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Elaine
Wedding:
5/10/2014
5.0/5.0
Afton House Inn was a perfect venue for our wedding. We had our ceremony and reception in the Wheel Room. The staff was attentive and kind. We even had last minute changes that needed to be addressed and Anne & Dan made sure everything was perfect. The food was fabulous. Thank you for making our wedding absolutely perfect.
Afton House Inn was a perfect venue for our wedding. We had our ceremony and reception in the Wheel Room. The staff was Read more...
Afton House Inn was a perfect venue for our wedding. We had our ceremony and reception in the Wheel Room. The staff was attentive and kind. We even had last minute changes that needed to be addressed and Anne & Dan made sure everything was perfect. The food was fabulous. Thank you for making our wedding absolutely perfect. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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Megan
Wedding:
2/28/2014
5.0/5.0
The Afton House Inn provided us the space and ambiance we were looking for to celebrate our marriage. They worked with us through all of our questions, made adjustments and suggestions and worked to make sure that what we expected and hoped for was delivered. As everyone says, the food was amazing-tasted just like it did at the tasting and at subsequent visits to just eat at the restaurant. The service was warm and friendly, our guests really enjoyed the care given to them and their experience over the weekend. I cannot say enough nice things about what the Afton House Inn gave us for the weekend and how much fun we had.
The Afton House Inn provided us the space and ambiance we were looking for to celebrate our marriage. They worked with us Read more...
The Afton House Inn provided us the space and ambiance we were looking for to celebrate our marriage. They worked with us through all of our questions, made adjustments and suggestions and worked to make sure that what we expected and hoped for was delivered. As everyone says, the food was amazing-tasted just like it did at the tasting and at subsequent visits to just eat at the restaurant. The service was warm and friendly, our guests really enjoyed the care given to them and their experience over the weekend. I cannot say enough nice things about what the Afton House Inn gave us for the weekend and how much fun we had. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Venue
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Linda
Wedding:
10/11/2013
5.0/5.0
The food was great and the room looked very nice. Everything was done to make sure that we stayed within the budget. The staff was very efficient and friendly.
The food was great and the room looked very nice. Everything was done to make sure that we stayed within the budget. The Read more...
The food was great and the room looked very nice. Everything was done to make sure that we stayed within the budget. The staff was very efficient and friendly. Read less
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Sheila
Wedding:
9/21/2013
5.0/5.0
The Afton Grand Duchess was the PERFECT place for my daughter's wedding. The ceremony and reception both happened in ONE place--can I say "perfect" again! The ship was gorgeous, the cruise was calm, and the service and staff were excellent. Working with Anne and Dan was easy; both were very accommodating. The ceremony took place dockside outside on the top floor. The food was served plated on the first floor. And the dancing and partying took place on the second floor--it was perfect; not a single "glitch" the entire event! I would highly recommend working with Anne/Dan and have your special event on the Afton Grand Duchess. **Another point--very affordable for a fun and different wedding venue. Everyone loved it!
The Afton Grand Duchess was the PERFECT place for my daughter's wedding. The ceremony and reception both happened in ONE Read more...
The Afton Grand Duchess was the PERFECT place for my daughter's wedding. The ceremony and reception both happened in ONE place--can I say "perfect" again! The ship was gorgeous, the cruise was calm, and the service and staff were excellent. Working with Anne and Dan was easy; both were very accommodating. The ceremony took place dockside outside on the top floor. The food was served plated on the first floor. And the dancing and partying took place on the second floor--it was perfect; not a single "glitch" the entire event! I would highly recommend working with Anne/Dan and have your special event on the Afton Grand Duchess. **Another point--very affordable for a fun and different wedding venue. Everyone loved it! Read less
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Maggie
Wedding:
9/19/2013
5.0/5.0
Our wedding on the Grand Duchess was beautiful and so much fun! The staff was really helpful and treated us and our guests wonderfully! It was a night I'll never forget and I hope to have another event there in the near future.
Our wedding on the Grand Duchess was beautiful and so much fun! The staff was really helpful and treated us and our guests Read more...
Our wedding on the Grand Duchess was beautiful and so much fun! The staff was really helpful and treated us and our guests wonderfully! It was a night I'll never forget and I hope to have another event there in the near future. Read less
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Laura and Scott
Wedding:
7/27/2013
5.0/5.0
Our only complaint was the sound system on the boat. We brought our own music and the speakers were inaudible downstairs (where we needed to be because of rain). If the music was audible downstairs, it was too loud on the upper deck where a few people were gathering. Music is an important part of a wedding. This was our only disappointment.
Our only complaint was the sound system on the boat. We brought our own music and the speakers were inaudible downstairs Read more...
Our only complaint was the sound system on the boat. We brought our own music and the speakers were inaudible downstairs (where we needed to be because of rain). If the music was audible downstairs, it was too loud on the upper deck where a few people were gathering. Music is an important part of a wedding. This was our only disappointment. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning, Wedding Venue
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Richard
Wedding:
6/22/2013
5.0/5.0
St. Croix River Cruises provided a great venue for our wedding reception. The Captain and staff were very friendly and courteous. The food was great and everyone had a great experience.

Richard Pederson
President
Richard Photographics, LLC
St. Croix River Cruises provided a great venue for our wedding reception. The Captain and staff were very friendly and Read more...
St. Croix River Cruises provided a great venue for our wedding reception. The Captain and staff were very friendly and courteous. The food was great and everyone had a great experience.

Richard Pederson
President
Richard Photographics, LLC Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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jaci
Wedding:
6/9/2013
5.0/5.0
Had a great time on the boat! Everybody was there to help out whenever we needed anything!
Had a great time on the boat! Everybody was there to help out whenever we needed anything!
Had a great time on the boat! Everybody was there to help out whenever we needed anything! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue

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