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Richards House Bed and Breakfast

1492 Locust St., Dubuque, IA 52001
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed three nights at the Richards House. I found it clean, comfortable and nicely appointed. I had the smallest room with a double bed and it shared a bathroom down the hall which proved to be no problem. I enjoy staying in places that exhibit both character and their owners creativity and are not simply commercial simulacra. The Richards... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For an economical place to crash away from home, I am willing to overlook a lot of rough edges. The interior of Richard's House is ornate, with plenty of Victorian era embellishments: stained glass, lamps, woodwork, and chandeliers. I slept like a rock at Richard's House, mostly because I was on a road trip and we were on a get-away.... More 

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Bennington, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay. We love Victorian homes and furnishings and this home is amazingly furnished. Original fireplaces in almost everyone room. The breakfast was one of the best we've had at a B and B. We would definitely stay again.

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Gurnee, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

From the moment we walked into the bed and breakfast, I knew it was a dive. The outside is falling apart and the inside REEKS of cat urine. From the first second you walk into the establishment the smell overwhelms you. I thought I was at a barn yard, not a bed and breakfast. Not to mention the rudeness of... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

I was so excited to stay at this B&B for a weekend away with my sister. We love historic homes, and cats, both of which you'll get with a stay at The Richards House. The room we had was very comfortable and had an absolutely gorgeous ceiling and original chandelier. The innkeeper gave us a nice tour of the home,... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

I feel guilty writing an honest opinion about this place because Dave and Michelle are wonderful hosts and are very accommodating. The breakfasts are wonderful and the snacks and wine that are available 24/7 is a wonderful touch. The woodwork, antiques and glasswork throughout the house are stunning. I would say the house has huge potential, but the maintenance and... More 

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Loyal, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The outside was what we expected they are diligently working on it the inside was wonderful. Nicely appointed very clean. Our hosts were absolutely wonderful. The breakfasts were over the top good. All this for a very very affordable price. Thank you Richards house for making our stay memorable.

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kaukauna wi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

This was my first time at a BnB from the minute we walked in everything was wonderful. The house is gorgeous first of all.. Michelle is so gracious.. "Here let me upgrade you.". "Here have some cake and wine" "when would you like breakfast" to which I replied eight am.. I'm a bit of an early bird and came down... More 

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Clintonville, WI, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

WE had a delightful 3 night stay here. The propriators treat you like family and the breakfast is SPECTACULAR. Don't be deterred by the exterior appearance. The well furnished rooms are luxurious and have very comfortable beds. We will definitely stay at Richard's House the next time we are in Dubuque

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I unfortunately stayed here over the winter months. Let's keep this simple - this place absolutely REEKS of cat urine! The rooms, the towels, the sheets, the pillows... everything! No further explanation is needed - stay somewhere else!

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