241 Central Ave S
PO Box 6
Brooten, MN 56316
(320) 424-0232

The Retreat Center


The Red Hen House is a great place to gather, relax and share. Spend some dedicated time and enjoy working on your favorite projects. It's a great place for quilters, knitters, scrapbookers, artists, crafters, spiritual gatherings and more. We offer:


  • Sleeping accommodations for up to eight guests
  • Spacious working area with tables and comfortable chairs
  • Fresh linens, plenty of towels and wash cloths
  • Ironing boards and irons
  • Cutting tables
  • Flannel design wall
  • Weekday and weekend rates
  • Meals available upon request from local restaurants and caterers
  • Complimentary coffee and tea

All sleeping rooms, kitchen, commons and one bath are on the lower level.


The Rhode Island room sleeps two.
The Leghorn room sleeps three.
The Guinea room sleeps three.


The work area and a full bath are located on the upper level. This spacious area has beautiful natural light, high ceilings and a warm and cozy feel. Enjoy the comfort of central air conditioning during your summer retreats, too.



The kitchen is fully-equipped with a range, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, coffee pot, toaster, crock pot, and all the pots, pans and dishes you need to make your favorite meals.



sittingThe commons area is the gathering place for meals and a break from project work. Work on a puzzle, play a hand of cards or just relax with a good book.