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Philip W. Smith Bed and Breakfast

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   2039 East Main Street, Richmond, IN 47374
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Los Angeles, California
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224 reviews 224 reviews
38 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This sister property to the Smith house is owned by a couple who are admirably buying, rewtoring and prserving these beautiful and historic homes. The Perry house is available along with Smith house bookings, and is about a half a block from both the Smith house and where the owners live ( so there is hands on, immediate response when... More

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Toledo, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hosts were pleasant. The bedding was nice. The cleanliness was okay, although the house smelled old and musty. The food was horrible. We were promised a homemade dessert, which was slice and bake cookies in a plastic tupperware. Breakfast was promised to be a homemade quiche. I doubt it was homemade; certainly the crust was not. Either way, it... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do not make a reservation here. I reserved a room for my parents in honor of my mothers 80th birthday. A week after the reservation was accepted online ( and I informed my parents of the gift) the Bed and Breakfast notified me by email that the reservation would need to be for 2 nights and that the reservation I... More

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jilldnelson, Owner at Philip W. Smith Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Due to the reservation being booked online, an automatically generated response is sent. It states, "Reservations are confirmed via email and/or phone call. The reservation is in a request status until this notice is received." Upon receiving this particular request, we notified the potential guest of the two night minimum since it is a special event weekend at the local... More

Erlanger, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night at the Martha E. Perry House while we were in town doing the Chocolate Trail and exploring Richmond. The house is beautiful, very old and charming. We really enjoyed being pampered with an evening snack and being waited on for breakfast. We also really enjoyed talking with Kris at breakfast. We had some great conversations about... More

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

If you are in the Richmond area don't miss the Phillip W. Smith and Martha E Parry B&Bs. Call Jill to book your room so you will not be disappointed. The two homes have a variety of rooms with period charm and modern comforts. If you are a 42" flat screen HDTV buff take a pass because the TVs are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My husband and I decided to run away for the weekend and found ourselves in Richmond, IN so we decided to stay at the Philip W. Smith B&B. It was wonderful. The owners are very friendly and accomodating. The bedroom was comfortable and breakfast was wonderful!

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Hopkins, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Had grand time at the B&B. food was excellent! Stayed in room #1. Next time I want room #4 it has a nice shower. Jill See you next year! Love you cooking! Great area restaurants are close buy. Love love this B&B

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Plainfield, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Jill & Kris are both very nice. Our room was #4. A nice full size comfortable bed smashed into a tiny cramped corner room, along with a tiny cramped bathroom and a tiny outdated TV. My husband and I literally had to turn sideways and scoot by each other to even move past any spot in the room. He is... More

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jilldnelson, Owner at Philip W. Smith Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Guest room 4 at the Smith house is described on our website, www.pwsmithbnb.com, as our smallest room, most suited for an occupancy of 1 adult. In this particular circumstance, the guests did not book their room, but it was booked by a family member. Therefore, we did not have the opportunity to discuss their needs prior to check in. We... More

New York City, New York
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24 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Spent 3 nights in the beginning of November while exploring Antique Alley and had an amazing stay at the Martha E Parry property! Rooms were spacious and furnished very nicely, as was the entire house. You can tell the love and care that was taken while finishing this beautiful old home! The hosts Kris and Jill were wonderful and helpful... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

I had a day staying in Richmond Indiana, and called the Martha Parry house. Jill said she had a room at last moment!! What a stunning old house. The stained glass on the second floor landing was spectacular. I had to leave early the next morning and Kris prepared a breakfast for me the night before and brought it over... More

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Address: 2039 East Main Street, Richmond, IN 47374
Location: United States > Indiana > Richmond
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Philip W. Smith Bed and Breakfast 3*
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Elegant Queen Ann Victorian Family home located in the East Main Street - Glen Miller Park Historic District of Richmond, Indiana. Features four distinctive guest rooms: One with two twin size beds. Three with king size beds. One with a queen size bed. All with private baths. Relax in the evening with homemade refreshments amid the beauty of hand carved wood and stained glass windows. Awaken in the morning to the aroma of fresh baked breads and enjoy a complimentary full breakfast. ... more   less 
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