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McDowell-Nearing House Bed and Breakfast

2005 N Tillotson Ave, Muncie, IN 47304
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McDowell-Nearing House Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #2 of 5 Muncie B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Greenwood, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We were in town for graduation and this is located very close to campus. The hostess was absolutely wonderful and accommodated all of our needs. Breakfast was amazing as well as the rooms were very clean and inviting. Wish we would have discovered it sooner. Would definitely stay there again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

My wife and I decided to take an overnight trip to Muncie to ride our bicycles on the Cardinal Greenway, an extensive biking/walking path established in Muncie on the site of old rail lines. We stayed at the McDowell-Nearing House B&B and were VERY pleased with our decision. This is a VERY nice B&B that is set up full time... More

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Hudson, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

My husband and I stayed at this B&B while visiting our daughter at Ball State University. The owner, Jane, is a wonderful, welcoming host who pays great attention to the littlest of details. Our room was not only beautiful but extremely clean and comfortable. We especially enjoyed having a full size electric fireplace at the foot of our king bed....great... More

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Dayton, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

What an amazing experience. My husband and I always try and stay at B&B's whenever possible. And this was one of the best! Lovely renovations to her home make it so comfortable and homey. And who knew Jane could cook so well! That was the best surprise. We so enjoyed our visit and stay. Our family is slowly dwindling and... More

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Stoutsville, Missouri
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Jane did a wonderful job of having the home she grew up in renovated. She thought of everything and didn't hold back anywhere. Breakfast was one of the best that I ever had at a Bed and Breakfast. If I ever go back to Muncie, this is where I'll be staying!

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

My daughter and I just returned from our third annual Christmas getaway at McDowell-Nearing House Bed and Breakfast. It is one of the nicest we have stayed in. The hostess does her very best to make the stay a truly memorable visit---and the food is awesome! It is a charming old house that has been completely renovated with all the... More

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Rocky Mount, VA USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

This is a great place to stay when you visit Ball State University or Muncie. Centrally located, and easy to find! This B&B is close to everything, and has every amenity imaginable from free WiFi to the best breakfast around! My room was not only spacious and clean, it was super comfortable. There was a shower, oversized spa tub and... More

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Gedera, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

The McDowell-Nearing House Bed and Breakfast is situated near the center of Muncie, right across the Ball University. It is run by Jane McDowell, who provides caring, considerate hospitality and a sumptuous breakfast. The rooms are well equipped and very clean, the beds are comfortable and the public space homey in the best sense of the term. My wife and... More

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Indy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We were in town for one week this summer to welcome a new baby to our family. Jane's hospitality was incredible. She immediately recognized we were under a lot of stress and adjusted to meet our needs. Her flexibility really allowed us to focus on important things at the hospital. She is a great cook. Her breakfasts powered us through... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Our stay at the McDowell-Nearing House made our Muncie family reunion perfect. The rooms were fresh, clean, spacious and comfy. Our Innkeeper deserves bountiful accolades for breakfasts -- decadent pecan pancakes and fresh fruit cups. Five stars.

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Address: 2005 N Tillotson Ave, Muncie, IN 47304
Location: United States > Indiana > Muncie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly renovated 1947 neo-colonial with 4 bedrooms, en-suite bathrooms, WiFi, full breakfasts. Convenient to Ball State University and Ball Memorial Hospital. We offer all the comforts of home away from home whether visiting Muncie for business or pleasure. ... more   less 
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