Sitting area at the BnB   Sitting Area
Relax in our spacious sitting area including a living room with sofa and gas fireplace, and a dining area, both of which overlook the lake and bird feeders. The sitting area also includes a dry sauna and mini kitchen for your use.

Enjoy the sunset indoors or out, as we also have a patio and a porch swing for two.

Bluebird Suite
The bluebird decor of this spacious suite gives an airy appeal. A queen size sleigh-style bed, writing desk & sunlit sitting area overlooks the peaceful countryside. Includes your own hot tub area, private bathroom & shower, and satellite TV.

  Bluebird Suite at the Country Gardens BnB

Lake Mina Suite at the Country Gardens BnB   Lake Mina Room
This cozy suite features a panoramic view of Lake Mina, queen size bed, writing desk & sunlit sitting area. Includes your own hot tub area, private bath & shower and satellite TV.

Hot Tub at the Country Gardens BnB

A full country breakfast is served at 8:30 a.m. unless prior arrangements have been made. The full sit-down breakfast varies. You'll find country favorites; from egg bakes to homemade coffee cakes and breads, plus all the extras. Hot morning beverages are served prior to breakfast.

Full Breakfast Fruit Cup

On-Site Activities:
  • Casual bird watching
  • Half-mile lakeside trail
  • Explore the surrounding acres and observe wildlife including whitetail deer, geese, red-tail hawks, loons, songbirds and butterflies.
  • Panoramic sunsets
  • Flower & water gardens
  • Ever-changing beauty of the seasons
  • No smoking and no pets
  • Central air conditioning
  • Gift certificates available


Country Gardens on Lake Mina Location:
360 Karen's Way NW, Alexandria, MN 56308 located in the heart of West Central Minnesota, just west of Alexandria. Alexandria is on I-94, just two hours from Minneapolis/St. Paul and 1.5 hours from Fargo-Moorhead.

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Check-in: 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
Reservations Requested.
Payment: Credit cards, personal checks or cash accepted. Full payment required in advance, 48-hour cancellation policy for full refund.

Your Host: Larry Zilliox

Larry Zilliox


A peaceful bed and breakfast on the beautiful shores of Lake Mina
320-762-8502 or 320-304-0174 • 360 Karen's Way NW, Alexandria, MN 56308

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