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Historic Bed n' Breakfast

Annandale, Minnesota

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Located in Annandale, Minnesota, just an

hour West of the Twin Cities and minutes

from St. Cloud, is an 'Old West' Victorian

Bed & Breakfast with a Haunting personality!

Haunted, Historic B&B, 'Voted Property of the Year'... Thayer's Historic Bed n' Breakfast is home to gifted psychic Sharon Gammell and her two Main Coon kitties! Whether you seek insight, mystery,
an enjoyable get-a-way,
ghosts, renewal, adventure or a relaxing romantic holiday...Thayer's delivers!


Thayer's Historic Bed and Breakfast, 60 West Elm St. in Annandale, Minnesota is owned by internationally trusted psychic, Sharon Gammell and it is the only award winning Minnesota Bed and Breakfast that specializes in: Psychic Readings, Afternoon Teas, Interactive Mystery Dinners, Ghost Hunting and Small Weddings!


Thayer's Historic Bed n' Breakfast is the perfect destination for an upscale romantic getaway, an adventure, or when visiting the Annandale, Minnesota area attractions.


A stay at Thayer's can be active and busy; you can take a short drive that will provide you with championship golf  courses, beautiful lakes, fishing, antique shops, the Albertville shopping mall, Dinner clubs, restaurants, a living  history museum, fast food, sports bars, bowling, Maria state park, movies and snow skiing.  


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When staying at Thayer's... many purrs are included with your stay, we have all private baths with luxurious whirlpools or classic claw footed tubs to soak in, private tables in the dining room where we serve you a splendid breakfast, plus... during your stay Sharon can answer your questions about Thayer's ghosts! 

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We pamper you with luxury plus guest rooms that have a private bath, hair dryer, 16" deep pillow topped Beauty-Rest Exceptional mattress and box-spring, luxurious Bed Linens, Big Bath towels, Caswell Massey,  Aveda, Inspa and Jackson spa amenities.


Planning your wedding? Choose Thayer's B&B to experience 1895 "Old West" flavor, courtesy and tradition. Elegant
and welcoming Thayer's B&B can expresses the romance of your special day! Looking for someone to officiate your
wedding ceremony? Owner, Sharon Gammell is a wedding officiate.


When it comes to food, Thayer's B&B is phenomenal. Every effort is made to accommodate restricted diets like
Vegetarian, diabetic, macrobiotic, lactose intolerances and wheat or soy allergies; simply let us know when you book
your stay and we will do our very best to work the necessary items into your menu. We offer organic and range foods
as often as we can.

Did we mention that Thayer's Historic Bed & Breakfast is enchanted (haunted)? the ghosts, spirits of Caroline and Gus Thayer and many others visit regularly. It is Gus who leaves pennies for guests and it is many other of his friends that stop in for a visit now and again. Thayer's has three resident ghost kitties and a myriad of sightings have taken place here.


Thayer's Mystery Dinners voted #3 in the USA!

An interactive experience filled with Excitement, Great food, Mystery, Murder, Romance, Comedy and... did we say, Great food? YES!
You are in for an evening of absolute without a doubt FUN!


Private Events

We are excited to offer you a superb location to have a memorable private event that will make a grand impression! Thayer's "Old West" Victorian surroundings are not only gorgeous and historic, they are comfortable and unforgettable.

Available by special arrangement for private events 365 days a year; groups as small as two and as large as fifty guests have enjoyed our hospitality. We customize events and work directly with you to make sure you receive exactly what you want for your special occasion.

Thayer's staff is made up of dedicated people; people proud of where they work and of what they do.



We are available for your small wedding 365 days a year. We offer many options for weddings, commitment ceremonies and vow renewals. Thayer's B&B is a graceful, elegant and private Old West Victorian setting.

Our promise is to create an experience for you and your guests that is uniquely yours.


Psychic Readings ...

Sharon Gammell’s career as an internationally known and trusted psychic spans over 45 years and she was a "life coach" way before the term became trendy. She is companionate and direct; she believes in you and in your talents.

One hour appointments with Sharon Gammell, Thayer's owner, are filled with useful, meaningful, in depth information plus they are audio taped for you and may be scheduled 7 days a week.

Sharon knows it is important to be available to you when you feel a reading is needed; she does her best to fit her schedule into yours.


Packages and Specials ...

Please see our homepage for all the wonderful packages and specials that are available at
Thayer's Historic Bed n' Breakfast


Rates and Guest Information

  • Rates: $139 - $245
  • A stay is not required to attend activities
  • Everything at Thayer's is pre-paid.
  • Sales tax and service gratuities are automatically added
  • Every guest room has a private bath.
  • Each guest room is perfect for one or two people
  • We do not have cots, cribs or roll-always.
  • Smoking is permitted out side in designated areas.
  • No candles are allowed to be burned in any of our guest rooms.
  • Sale prices & discounts do not apply on holidays and holiday weekends.
  • Everything is subject to availability and may change without advance notice.
  • Earliest check in time is at 4:00 PM - the latest is 8:30 PM. Prior arrangements are necessary for a later arrival.
  • Departure time is at 11am the last day of your stay.
  • Thayer's accommodations include a full breakfast served in our dining room at individual tables.
  • Each guest room is perfect for one or two guests, is decorated with authentic period antiques, has a private bath, hair dryer and air conditioning.
  • We do not have a liquor license
  • Children younger than 16 years of age MAY NOT attend our Murder Mystery Dinner events.
  • No videos of Murder Mystery Dinners are allowed. Still photos are fine.
  • We love pets! and we do our best to accommodate them. Most pets are allowed to stay; restrictions do apply, like your pet must make a visit to your Veterinarian no more than 3 days before arrival, plus some other stuff, so, check with Sharon about the details a minimum of 5 days before you visit.
  • All of our guest rooms are on the second and third floors. Thayer's does NOT have an elevator.
  • As payment we accept credit cards: Visa, MC, Discover and American Express also checks, cash, paypal and money orders

Rent the Entire House

2007 / 2008 House Rental

Sunday thru Friday


One Night Minimum
Renting the entire House includes all eleven guest rooms, full breakfast, 
dining room, game room, living room, patio & gardens. Thayer's Kitchen is available to rent for an additional charge*

$1,250* per night

$1,950* per week

Today, stepping into the past and experiencing Thayer's special attention


is easy and makes taking the time for a B&B get-a-way effortless and



Thayer's is a proud member of the following associations:
Minnesota Innkeepers
Minnesota Hotel Association
Minnesota Restaurant Association
Professional Association of Innkeepers International (PAII)

Historic Bed n' Breakfast

60 West Elm Street - PO Box 246
Annandale, Minnesota 55302
Email: slg@thayers.net
Email for event planning: info@thayers.net
Homepage: www.thayers.net
Innkeeper: Sharon Gammell

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