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Library Bed and Breakfast

808 Mary Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Roanoke Rapids, Nc
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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

If you wish to be near campus, this is the place. Joan fixes you a great breakfast at whatever time you like. You're at the intersection of Division and Packard, so walking to the football stadium, basketball arena, or central campus is just a few blocks. The house is filled with books and Michigan memorabilia and Joan knows personally many... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The Library B&B is within walking distance to many of Ann Arbor's attractions and is conveniently located on the UofM campus. The owner is an amazing woman who is extremely knowledgeable about the University, Ann Arbor and the state of Michigan. She is also very generous and as noted elsewhere, an excellent cook. Upon arrival, she gave me a complete... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I highly recommend The Library B&B. Joan, the owner, is a hoot! The place is a little small but comfy. Jam-packed with memorabilia, and a story behind each item My daughter has some odd food allergies, but Joan accommodated us with no problem. Clean and comfy. Great location, too, if you need to get to UM's campus. Loved it!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The Library is an extraordinary B&B with the best location on campus. Joan is what makes the place truly special. Her collection of historical books and uniquely themed rooms provide a cozy museum-like atmosphere. Joan is also an excellent cook and storyteller with extensive knowledge of U of M and Ann Arbor. For the location, value, and hospitality this is... More 

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Roanoke Rapids, Nc
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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

A great, great bed and breakfast. Ideally located near the intersection of Hill Street and Packard within easy walking distance of the central campus. Joan prepares you a terrific breakfast at the time of your chosing. The sleeping quarters are very well appointed and immaculately clean. Joan does have a lot of her collected items in them, but they do... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Joan's B&B is a lovely place, and she is just friendly and welcoming! I arrived that in the late afternoon, and she spent some time telling me where to find what. I stayed in a room full of miniature books and I just loved it! The living room for guests is so cozy and, again, full of books (but in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

We enjoyed our stay at the library!! Joan is a sweet lady who makes you feel at home and welcome She prepared the most delicious breakfast and even my 14 months old enjoy it she had so many things to look around I would definitely recommend this place!!!

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Cincinnati
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2010

I cannot believe the hatchet job on the Oct review! I love staying with Joan, a very warm, welcoming, interesting and fun woman, with a very cozy place. I love the upstairs den/kitchenette, the great breakfasts and the little extras. I have stayed there three times, and will stay every time I go to Ann Arbor. It is comfortable (I... More 

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Bowling Green, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2010

My husband and I love B&B's and wanted to do something special. We were really excited because it was the 'Library B&B' and we both love books. I had emailed Joan what time we were going to arrive, when I called her later that day to tell her that we were going to be an hour late she picked up... More 

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Davis, California
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2010

We enjoyed our stay at the Library B & B. Books, books, and more books filled the rooms, making them cozy and inviting. The breakfasts were wonderful and Joan, the proprietress, was really fun to chat with. She was most helpful making suggestions of places for us to explore in Ann Arbor. I really appreciated the upstairs sitting room and... More 

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