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Mont Rest Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   300 Spring Street, Bellevue, IA 52031
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Ranked #1 of 3 Bellevue B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Only One Thing To Say.....If You Get A chance To Stay Here do It!! The House Is Beautiful, The Food Is Wonderful And The Staff Extremely Nice And Enthusiastic. The Owners Know How To Keep You Entertained And Provide A Great Value. Chances We Return............. 100%

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Ft. Madison, IA
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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Mont Rest with family and friends and had ta ball! We stayed in the three rooms unattached to the main house and it was the perfect set up for us. The room was a bit small but charming and had a fireplace and jaccuzi. The Great Gatsby themed dinner was a hoot. The 10 course dinner was... More

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Martensdale, Iowa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Positives: The staff was very enthusiastic and seemed to enjoy playing different roles, the food was tasty (not gourmet) and the portions were adequate, the room was comfortable and in general the entire place was welcoming. Negatives: The dinner dishes were chipped and cracked, the balcony that was to look onto a "wooded area" had a view of an embankment... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked the Mont Rest Inn and Murder Mystery for a Summer family get together in June 2014. First item to note- the parking lot needs to be repaired. Second there were a lot of folks that attended that evenings Murder Mystery and it seemed as they were very understaffed for such a large group and made the Murder Mystery hard... More

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We needed a short break from the home chaos, and had a four day weekend available to us. We chose the Mont Rest for the murder mystery dinner. We arrived a few minutes before the 3:30 p.m. check in time, but that was not an issue to them at all. We were shown around by Ralph, the owner's husband, and... More

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Ames, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at Mont Rest on the way to my parents 50th Anniversary gathering in Galena, Illinois. We loved this inn and Chris made us feel right at home from the start. We were treated to fresh baked cookies and homemade chocolates. The rooms were great and filled with beautiful antique pieces and collections. Chris is an excellent cook and... More

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Southwest Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were are a small group of friends who stopped by the inn early to ask about check in times. A very nice man let one of us in to use the bathroom in the public area. Since we had a couple of hours to kill, we went downtown for lunch, walked around, and wandered back to hang out on... More

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Marion, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

had a wonderful visit up at the moon river cabins. my husband and i stayed up at the cabins in june. had a wonderful breakfast up at the moon river inn and the owner was very nice and cery cheerful. we will come back again to visit.

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Gretna, Nebraska
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

So hospitable. Made you feel comfortable and right at home. Want a snack, want a cup of coffee, its right there. Breakfast served at 9:00 is like nothing else."...and would you like french pressed coffee as well?" We also took in the murder/mystery activities on Saturday night. It was great, lots of fun and nothing to get stressed over with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

With a 4 yo. Child and no family nearby to babysit, a night away is a rare treat. As our trusted babysitter had a "sleepover", we got away for one night at Mont Rest, close enough to feel we weren't too far away from child, but far enough to feel it was an 'adult only' experience. Mont Rest did not... More

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Address: 300 Spring Street, Bellevue, IA 52031
Location: United States > Iowa > Bellevue
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Mont Rest Inn 3*
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Mont Rest Hotel Bellevue
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Built in 1893, Mont Rest is nestled halfway up a 9 acre wooded bluff overlooking one of the most panoramic views of the mighty Mississippi River. This historic Inn features luxury overnight accommodations with 2 person whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, heated towel bars, guest robes, homemade chocolates, flowers, and beautiful views. Special Packages include: Murder Mystery, River Cruise, Golf and Spa, Gourmet Dining, Honeymoon, All Grown Up Ladies PJ Package, Massages, Wedding, and Corporate Retreats. ... more   less 
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