Thayers is an 11 room, luxury plus, B&B with all private baths, authentic antiques and a dining room that seats 50 guests; an award winning, treasure built in 1895.
Unique, amazing, exciting, mysterious, perfect, exquisite, delightful, accommodating, charismatic, magical, restful, fun, are a few words that easily describe Thayers Historic B&B and its talented owner, psychic, and chef, Reverend Sharon Gammell, and her 2 Maine Coon Kitties.
It is easy for guests to find and enjoy Thayers hospitality; located just West of the TC metro in the Heart of the Lakes region. The MSP International airport is about a 1.5 hour drive away, AMTRAK and MN regional airport are in St. Cloud, MN. about a 20 minute drive.
Weddings and Events: Thayers is known for its lavish accommodations, lovely gardens, cordial service, celebrated food, Old West atmosphere, award winning Murder Mystery Dinners, insightful Psychic Readings, and very sociable ghosts. It is a grand setting for your wedding and events, a fun place to stay, to eat, to play and to learn.
Thayers owner, Sharon Gammell, is an internationally trusted psychic, friendly hostess, ordained minister, and gourmet chef of many years. She has had 4 successful restaurants in the Twin Cities and over the years catered to groups as small as two people and as large as 1,500. This experienced woman is happy to share her unique talents, fine foods, wonderful staff and extraordinary surroundings. Her home is ideal for a small intimate wedding and reception.
Gammell cooks without recipes and has an eye and imagination for delightful twists that tempt even the most discerning palate. She can take the ordinary to the new and extraordinary. Preferring traditional to trendy, her food takes on a comfortable and familiar character, but do not be fooled, she is not traditional.
Gammell loves a challenge and her cooking is truly a gift from her heart to her guests; when special diets are required, one can be assured that your needs will be met with enthusiasm and be confident that your guests will experience unequaled cuisine, rich in flavor and presentation even when foods that are Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan, Vegetarian, diabetic and Heart Healthy are needed. Special diets are not an issue for this amazing chef.
Thayers B&B offers a getaway perfect for a personal or business retreat, team building, meetings or a reunion; close enough to save time & money on travel expenses, still far enough away to be fun. An article written by Beth Gauper, then a St. Paul Pioneer Press staff columnist said, At the Thayer, a weekend is a portal into a completely different frame of mind.
Yes, Thayers is haunted and listed as one of Best Haunted Places to Stay in the USA. Ghosts at Thayers are not Casper, but, they are friendly. All the same, they do like to play with people & enjoy a good Boo! now and again.