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So Dear To My Heart Bed and Breakfast

3355 Old White Way (G52), Ainsworth, IA 52201
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Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

We heartily enjoyed our stay here! Brenda was absolutely the perfect hostess. Her large home was impressive and immaculate, located in the quiet Iowa countryside. Her made-to-order breakfast was sumptuous and delicious! Brenda covers all the bases like a pro. She is charming and warm and is an excellent conversationalist. This is indeed the Gold Standard for a B&B, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We came into town for a graduation in Iowa City. There were 7 adults and 5 kids all under the age of 9. Brenda was so sweet and patient ;-) and a wonderful host. We couldn't make it until about 11:30 p.m. and she stayed up to greet and welcome everyone in our party, our parents didn't arrive til about... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

I was doing some research in the Washington Iowa area and wanted to stay local. I found "So Dear To My Heart", and it sounded just right. Well, it was so much more than "just right" ! Located about 28 miles south of Iowa City (home of the University of Iowa), "So Close" was the perfect location for a quiet,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012 via mobile

We had been driving hard and really needed a break by the time we reached Ainsworth. Brenda's B&B is somewhat like a step back in time to the days of large, family-owned farms; and she is the keeper of a treasure trove of pictures, articles, and oral histories of the family who originally built the delightful home you can find... More 

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