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Mandolin Inn Bed and Breakfast

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199 Loras Blvd., Dubuque, IA 52001
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Mandolin Inn Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #4 of 10 Dubuque B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Central Iowa
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We arrived at the Inn, and experienced a gracious welcome. We were offered drinks as we sat down at the table to get acquainted. When the Hostess found out that I was retired Law Enforcement, her whole demeanor changed. She asked if I had a handgun with me, and stated they were not allowed in the house. She said that... More

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Amy B, Owner at Mandolin Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

As a very law enforcement supportive member of my community I am sorry that you chose not to stay in my home. We clearly have different opinions about this issue. - Amy More

Omaha, Nebraska
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Amy (and Cindy, the cat) welcomed us with open arms and the offer of an adult cocktail, soda, or iced tea. My friends stayed in the main room of the 3rd floor while I took the daybed in the Georgette room. The bed was suprisingly comfortable and we enjoyed the the patio every night. Breakfasts were tasty and provided a... More

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Amy B, Owner at Mandolin Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was so nice to have you guys stay here! Please do come again if you are in the area! More

Louisville, Kentucky
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I had a lot of fun staying in this historical inn in Dubuque, Iowa. My room was nice and cozy and the bed was comfortable. I thought it might be loud with most of the guests staying on the same floor, but I didn't hear a peep. I also really liked the soap toiletries. It was a very relaxing weekend... More

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Amy B, Owner at Mandolin Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure to have you stay here! I do hope you'll come again if you ever stay somewhere twice. More

Mount Vernon, Iowa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This was the first experience I have had staying in a bed and breakfast, and I couldn't imagine a better place to do so. Amy was so warm and inviting, I felt welcome right away. The breakfasts were fantastic, the bed was one of the most comfortable I've ever slept in (I stayed in the Solarium), and the home itself... More

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Amy B, Owner at Mandolin Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I am so glad that you chose the Mandolin Inn as your first B&B! It was a pleasure to have you here and I hope that you'll have a chance to visit us again. More

Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The handicapped room was fine--nothing exceptional in the decor, but nice bathing for disabled persons. The breakfast was average-good, but not over the top. The owner, however made it her business to bring her liberal politics into every conversation, at our leisure or at the morning meal. Heaven forbid if you should be a Christian AND a conservative. Want to... More

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Amy B, Owner at Mandolin Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

i am a devout Christian and I am so sorry that you did not enjoy your stay here. I do appreciate and respect your point of view. More

Indianapolis, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

My daughter was wed at the Mandorin a few weeks ago . She and my other daughter are still raving about the wonderful experiience . The said that meeting Innkeeper Amy was like visiting an old relative for the first time . THe accommodations were lovely and the cooking exttaordinary . Treating my children well is the greatest thing anyone... More

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Amy B, Owner at Mandolin Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have your family stay here and a real honor for them fo hold the wedding ceremony here! It was beautiful. More

Sydney, Australia
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753 reviews 753 reviews
221 hotel reviews
318 helpful votes 318 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Innkeeper Amy is a lovely, welcoming host. It felt like I was visiting a friend. Ask her to give you a tour of the house, the stories of it's history are fascinating. There's even a Tiffany window. I was pretty tired by the time I arrived here and I completely forgot to take photos of the room! But trust me,... More

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Amy B, Owner at Mandolin Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you here. I'm amazed that you were able to pack for a year in one bag. With the pace you were keeping when did you get time to do laundry. Thanks for visiting and I hope that the rest of your 50 States in 50 weeks trip went well. Do come again if ever... More

Sugar Grove, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013 via mobile

We held our wedding ceremony at the Mandolin Inn and it could not have been more intimate or beautiful. Innkeeper, Amy, was amazingly helpful as we were organizing the event from out of town. Even before booking her Inn, she emailed us and provided numerous suggestions and recommendations regarding an officiate, restaurants nearby for dinner, etc. She responded to each... More

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Amy B, Owner at Mandolin Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you celebrate your wedding ceremony here! Congratulations and I wish you both a wonderful married life. Do come and stay - Amy More

Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Innkeeper Amy Boynton went out of her way to make our stay there momentous. The historic house is beautifully maintained and the breakfasts were fantastic. I would not hesitate to recommend this Bed and Breakfast to anyone.

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Amy B, Owner at Mandolin Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you and your family and friends stay here on the occasion of your wedding. I am so happy that you chose to share such a special time here at the Inn. I do hope that you'll return again! More

Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

My daughter and I came here for our birthdays which we were looking for a getaway from the busy city for some quite time. The Inn is very cozy and warm. The owner Amy makes you feel right at home and very knowledgeable of the history of Iowa with great tips for restaurants, etc. of the area. We were happy... More

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Amy B, Owner at Mandolin Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have the two of you share your birthdays here at the Mandolin Inn this past weekend. I do hope you'll come again! More

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Additional Information about Mandolin Inn Bed and Breakfast

Address: 199 Loras Blvd., Dubuque, IA 52001
Location: United States > Iowa > Dubuque
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Mandolin Inn Bed And Breakfast Dubuque, Iowa

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