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A Great Place For...

• Quilting and Scrapbooking
• Family Celebrations
• Integrated Spiritual Journeys
• Group Vision Building
• Couple & Girlfriend Get-Aways
• Special Events


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Minnesota Retreat Center

Simply Sisters Retreat Center is a historic brick home with beautiful stained glass windows, was built in 1891 for the St. Benedict’s Sisters convent and is perfect for your Minnesota quilting/scrapbooking retreat, family reunions, showers, or tea parties.


Simply Sisters has expanded and now offers
up to 16 person occupancy!

11 Lakes ButtonThe main floor has:

• One private bedroom & one bedroom with two beds
• One full bath with walk-in shower and a half bath
• Bed linens & towels are provided
• Spacious work area with 8’ tables & chairs
• Wi-Fi & Dish Network
• Cricut machine and printer
• Sitting room with TV & a cozy reading nook
• Fully-equipped kitchen with complimentary coffee & tea
• Piano & CD player

The second floor has:

• Five private bedrooms and two large bedrooms with two beds in each.
   (Most bedrooms have their own sink & mirror)
• Two full baths with walk-in shower or tub w/shower
• Bed linens and towels are provided

The third floor has:

• Two large bedrooms with two beds in each.
   (Both bedrooms have their own sink and mirror.)
• A full bath with tub/shower
• A living space/work area
• A full kitchen and dinette space

Simply Sisters HouseAn open porch invites you... to relax outside at Simply Sisters – the perfect place to unwind or just chat. With ramp access to the house, toting your luggage and craft projects will be a breeze!

Also...enjoy shopping at Simply Sisters!
The bedrooms have been decorated with items for sale. Instructions are in the rooms on how to make a purchase. Enjoy!

Where is Simply Sisters Retreat Center?

Located at 58 Ivy Ave NE in Richmond, MN, only 20 minutes West of St. Cloud
on State Hwy. 23. 1 1/2 hours NW of the Twin Cities.

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• Six guests minimum or the equal dollar amount if fewer guests.
• 16 guests maximum
• Weekday stay: $40 per night per person, two night minimum.
• Friday - Sunday stay: $55 per person per night, two night minimum.
• Third night or last night is $25 per person. Call for rates if needing to stay additional nights.
   (7% sales tax will be added.)
• $100 deposit is required to hold reservation; refundable 60 days prior to date,
   otherwise will be credited for a future booking.
• $100 damage deposit.
• Remaining payment is due two weeks prior to stay by check or cash.
• Check-in time is 10 a.m.  -  Check-out time is 3 p.m.
   Contact us if you prefer to arrive earlier or stay later.
• No smoking or pets allowed.

If you would like to make a reservation, please contact us.


Who’s Cooking?

• Our kitchen is fully equipped and has a pantry of staples for your use.
• Catering services are available for any size of group. Please inquire about your
   catering needs at the time of your reservation.


Other Services

• Certified massage therapist for appoint. Must schedule 2 weeks prior to stay.


Other Area Attractions

• Speciality shops & fitness center
• Bowling alley & swimming beach
• Bike & snowmobile trails
• Golf courses & tennis court


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