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Mandolin Inn Bed and Breakfast

GreenLeadersSilver level
199 Loras Blvd., Dubuque, IA 52001
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Mondovi, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Great place to stay. Amy the owner/innkeeper was very gracious and quite a historian. the room was comfortable and quiet. Breakfast was delicious and good strong coffee. The on street parking was not a problem even for our motorcycle w/trailer. We walked over a mile to a restaurant we wanted and though the area looked a bit ruff we had... More 

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Thank dan s
MandolinDubuque, Owner at Mandolin Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I'm so glad that the German restaurant was open - since you dearly wanted to have some German food. It was a pleasure to have you 2 stay here! More 

Parkville, Maryland
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I came across the Mandolin Inn when searching for a B&B for an overnight stay during my road trip to see the Field Of Dreams. After checking out the website, I decided to give it a try, and was glad I did! This well-kept Edwardian mansion was easy to find once I entered Dubuque. Ann was very hospitable and helpful,... More 

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1 Thank John H
Amy B, Owner at Mandolin Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you stay here! I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay. Cinde adored you. please come again if you are in the area. More 

Perth, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Our stay was an excellent time there.Amy was a perfect host and we all enjoyed her knowledge of everything.The Inn is amazing.Thanks Amy.I would recommend the Inn to anyone that wants to learn all about it to stay and have lots of conversations with Amy.Thanks Amy form the most enjoyable time had by all. Diane C

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1 Thank perthy15
Amy B, Owner at Mandolin Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure to have all of you stay here for the wedding. If ever you get to Dubuque again please visit. - Amy More 

Central Iowa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 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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12 Thank Jim E
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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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1 Thank blondieboo0712
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
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 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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1 Thank Emily H
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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 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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1 Thank Chris S
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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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1 Thank Kathy L
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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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 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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1 Thank Lloyd Q
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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1,049 reviews
268 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 395 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 

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