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Spaulding Inn Bed and Breakfast

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1103 Main St, Grinnell, IA 50112
Spaulding Inn Bed and Breakfast
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bettendorf, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Valerie and her husband were very welcoming! The bedrooms/ beds were very comfortable. The breakfasts were delicious and organic. We were in town for a swim meet with teenagers who were picky eaters. While most of the adults liked the breakfasts, the kids didn't. Next time I will just ask if we can see the breakfast choices if any, just... More 

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North Newton, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Beautiful interior and comfortable room. The breakfast was great -- whole grain cereal and toast, fresh fruit, just the right amount of sausage. Hosts are attentive to your needs, and there's plenty of explanatory signage if they aren't around. And the location is very good: close to both the college and downtown.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I've stayed many times at Spaulding House and have always enjoyed my experience!! Every time I travel to Grinnell I stay Valerie provides very warm and charming accommodations. I would highly recommend anyone spending time in Grinnell to stay at the Spaulding House!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Very comfortable and friendly host! Stayed just one night and felt right at home. Host was very accommodating and had everything mapped out for us in the house very well. Available wifi and room to work and relax throughout.

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

If you are looking for somewhere to stay in Grinnell - look no further and just book your stay at the Spaulding Inn Bed and Breakfast!!! It is simply the best place to stay in that town. We had our entire bridal party stay the weekend of our wedding and everyone was very pleased with their stay! Breakfast was soooo... More 

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Amana, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We had a very nice stay at the Spaulding Inn. Charming building, lovely decor, comfortable bed and tastey breakfast served on the sunny porch. We could easily walk to the restaurants downtown and enjoyed the food at the Prairie Canary.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I was dropping my kid off at Grinnell college for the beginning of the school year and I was looking for a B&B nearby. This was an excellent choice. Just a few blocks from the college, excellent breakfast, wonderful historical house, very comfortable bed. Perfect night!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Spaulding Inn was wonderfully quiet and easy going. Breakfast was delicious with home made scones and peach pancakes. It was really interesting to explore and read about local history with books and brochures all around the house. But most importantly the friendliness and generosity of our hostess was a gift.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Spaulding Inn is beautiful and very clean. It was a quiet and lovely stay. The bathroom was down the hall, but since the Inn was not full, there was never a wait. The breakfast had delicious local fare.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I stayed here during my 10-year reunion for Grinnell College and it was great - 2 blocks from campus, cozy, nice breakfast. Valerie and Tim were very flexible with our needs and great hosts. Valerie even taught me how to do a weaving project with my students at home! Super comfy beds, too!

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