One of the unique features of the Inn is being able to buy out the entire property, or otherwise known as "Inn Keeper for the Night". This option allows for all the hotel rooms to be rented, the entire restaurant to be used, as well as the lower level event space.  Peter and Hillary loved the idea of using every floor for their ceremony, reception, and wedding night. What a fun and beautiful wedding, Peter and Hillary are a unique couple that incorporated books, dinosaurs and cats into their theme. Read more [...]


Make your meal service a breeze with easy to read place cards! Sometimes place cards can be difficult, especially when you have never made them before. Choosing elaborate designs or objects may be tempting but they can create more problems. Imagine making the meal indicator so cryptic that the caterer gives the wrong meal to the wrong guest or worse, under the warm banquet lighting, the shiny jewel you chose to represent chicken looks identical to the jewel you chose to represent beef! The goal: Read more [...]
Lobster Week is Here! Jan. 9-18th 2015

Every year, the Nicollet Island Inn finishes off the Holiday Season with one last decadent celebration: Lobster Week! This year, our Executive Chef has crafted a four-course Lobster Week menu that is sure to make lobster lovers drool!