The Davidson Mansion
The Davidson Mansion is a spectacular 19th century mansion that was once home to Watson Davidson, a real estate executive who amassed a fortune working for James J. Hill’s Great Northern Railway.
After the Davidson family sold the home, the mansion then housed to the College of Visual Arts from 1961 to 2013. Starting in 2013, it has been transformed into a breathtaking eight-unit boutique hotel.
Experience Historic Saint Paul
The Davidson Mansion is located in the heart of the historic Cathedral Hill Neighborhood near numerous historic homes, restaurants, and shops, and it is also located steps from downtown Saint Paul.
Local Attractions & Dining
There are many attractions near The Davidson, including the Xcel Energy Center, the James J. Hill House, The Cathedral of Saint Paul, and the numerous shops and amenities along Selby Avenue and West 7th Street.
Dining options include W.A Frost and Company (pictured to the left), The Commodore Bar & Restaurant, and the University Club of St. Paul, a private membership club which guests of The Davidson have full access to.
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Staying at The Davidson
When you are a guest of The Davidson, you not only have access to all of the amenities of the hotel, but you also have access to the amenities at the University Club of St. Paul.
These amenities include meeting space, a fitness center, outdoor pool, and a restaurant. There are also social events held at the Club year-round.
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