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What a beautiful region of MN...the gymnasium area is where most of my time was spent though but I... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
FlashBack351
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Hudson, IA
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Interesting place

Spent about a month here attending a seminar. The housing and cafeteria were decent, but nothing... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
wewhynot
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Salisbury, North Carolina
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful region of MN...the gymnasium area is where most of my time was spent though but I did take a little drive around the area to do some sight-seeing as well. A very well kept facilty and a great venue to hold the...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Spent about a month here attending a seminar. The housing and cafeteria were decent, but nothing to write home about. Several interesting places to visit include the Abbey church, the Alcuin Library- where the Hill Museum and Manuscript Library has several nice displays and the...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

A very interesting place to spend a few hours. Offers brochures for a self guided tour. If the monks are around their welcome and hospitality are great. Be sure to visit the lower church with relics and saint display

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

DO NOT Stay Here. Current Guesthouse Director "David" needs to be reassigned and replasced. Unprofessional behavior Had to plead 1 hour!! just to get him to change dirty sheets with human hair strands and filthy bathroom floor , sticky, hairs, and "stains" His behavior was...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Lovely remote abbey and University with architecture designed by Marcel Breuer. Home of the Saint John's Bible - a completely hand calligraphed and painted Bible and the HIll Monastic Manuscript Library which holds archival (film) copies of a large number of the manuscripts spread throughout...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

St John's offers a variety of things to see, including historic buildings and beautiful gardens. There is also a large gift shop and the St Johns Bakery offering their famous St John's bread, baked daily. I have also attended Johnnies football games, and it is...More

Thank 501christinah
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We have seen the campus from I-94 many many times. Had to drive in and take a look. It is most impressive. Immaculate grounds and the football stadium is fabulous. Get off the freeway and take a drive around. It really is lovely in the...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the songs of the St. John's Boy Choir. The young priest celebrant, Father Lew, was an insightful and interesting speaker. It was nice to honor our Catholic heritage by seeing this beautiful Abbey church and participating in Mass. It is a peaceful and...More

Thank fogarty777
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My wife and I spent a wonderful 2 evenings at my University for the annual reunion. Jogging around the lake and visiting with old friends was a great time!

Thank WorldAtlasJGalt
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Worth a quick trip off of I-94 to see amazing architecture and the home of 125 monks who gather for prayer throughout the day. It is also home to 1850 young men working for their undergrad degrees. Not to be missed! There is also a...More

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