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The 1900 Inn

1033 26th Street, Des Moines, IA 50311
The 1900 Inn
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Nehawka, Nebraska
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed for two nights at the 1900 Inn and it was a delight! It is a beautiful home with gracious innkeepers. The home and its decor is just right, not cluttered but elegant. The King Suite is spotless, roomy and comfortable. The breakfasts were original, made with fresh ingredients and even better, we got to visit... More 

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Madison, WI
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Des Moines was our first stop on a 2-week trip from Wisconsin to Colorado. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed this beautiful B&B, completely restored and updated. We stayed in the upstairs Master Suite, a spacious room with adjoining bath that included a jet tub and double sinks. Bed and chairs were comfortable and the residential area is quiet. Tim... More 

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Des Moines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My three college roommates and I just had a wonderful weekend at The 1900 Inn. Jane greeted each of us and showed us to our lovely rooms. Each is cozy and welcoming with mints on the bedside table. There was a small area with a refrigerator for our wine and cheeses as well as table and glassware. The library was... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My husband and I recently visited Des Moines for a little getaway. I saw that the 1900 Inn was near the Hoyt Sherman Auditorium and decided to stay there. My husband was a little nervous as he had never stayed at a bed and breakfast before. However, after our two nights, he can't wait to return. From the moment we... More 

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Hastings, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Our 3 day stay at the 1900 Inn was such a memorable time during our "grade school" girlfriend reunion. We are 1968 graduates from St. Joseph's Academy in Des Moines and came from Mpls., San Diego, and Little Rock. Jane and Tim (owners/innkeepers) made us feel right at home in their warm and welcoming environment. Jane is so gracious and... More 

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Aurora IL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

On a recent road trip through the Midwest, my husband and I stayed a night at The 1900 Inn in DesMoines. We were greeted on arrival by Tim, who showed us to our room, gave us information on breakfast as well as recommendations for dinner. We stayed in the Master Suite. The room was tastefully decorated, bringing in touches of... More 

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Euless, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We stayed three nights with Jane and Tim. We feel like they were long lost friends by the time we left. I have stayed at many B&Bs with my husband but this was my favorite. Everything was perfect. They were wonderful hosts - there when you needed them but they gave you your privacy as well. Breakfast was amazing -... More 

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tjniess, Owner at The 1900 Inn, responded to this review

This couple was the best! They made us feel special as their hosts. Very respectful to our time and our space. We appreciate that so much. As we've stated before, being a good guest is a huge part of having a good stay. More 

Redlands, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We were greeted by the lady of the house. She was very gracious. We were allowed to check in early and then continue our excursions around town. The room and bath was very spacious and clean. The WiFi worked very well. The breakfast was very good. The butterscotch and apple scones were scrumptious. The hostess visited with us during breakfast.... More 

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San Marcos, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

My wife and I arrived for a five night stay with Jane and Tim at the well restored and comfortable Bed and Breakfast in a wonderful neighborhood location. Though the home is restored to a 1900 vintage, the rooms (we chose the Master Suite), are well furnished in the period decor while providing modern bathrooms and excellent internet service in... More 

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Sandwich, Illinois
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

If you have a need to travel to Des Moines, the 1900 Inn is a wonderful alternative to the overpriced hotels in the area. Tim & Jane sure know how to pamper their guests. From the big things (comfy bed, wonderful breakfast, fluffy towels, crisp sheets, coffee and/or tea brought to room an hour before breakfast, friendly) to the little... More 

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