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Spaulding Inn Bed and Breakfast

1103 Main St, Grinnell, IA 50112
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Spaulding Inn Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 5 Grinnell B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Rockfall, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

My husband and I stayed here because it was recommended by the bride and groom of a wedding we were attending. It was within walking distance of Grinnell College, where the wedding was being held, and we were thrilled to be able to park our car and walk the entire weekend. Our experience at Spaulding Inn B & B was... More

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Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Spaulding Inn so much. A lovely, quiet getaway with delicious breakfasts. Valerie and Tim are very welcoming. It was a real treat. It is a quick walk to campus and downtown. It was quiet and comfortable. The bed and linens luxurious.

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Edinboro, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The proprietors Valerie Hammond and her son Tim are excellent innkeepers. The house is beautiful, the atmosphere friendly and the food delicious. I especially like the Savvy Rest beds which are extremely comfortable. I also enjoy having the organic cotton towels and robes which come with every room. The robes were so wonderful that I bought one for myself from... More

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Boulder, Colorado
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

After my first visit at the Spaulding, I know I will be returning. Delicious, healthful breakfasts, friendly and helpful hosts, and an old world feeling. Not often can one feel "at home" so quickly. And walk to most everything, to boot!

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Greenville, South Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We stayed at the Spaulding Inn on a visit to Grennell College and were delighted. The house was elegant, our room beautiful and the bed extremely comfortable. Our hostess, Valerie, could not have been sweeter or more welcoming, and the quality of her breakfast was top-notch! We will hopefully be back.

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Lakewood, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We stayed at the Spaulding Inn B&B because our daughter was checking out Grinnell college. The inn was just beautiful. We had a lovely room with a private bath and a sofa sleeper. The house is so comfortable. Lots of interesting things to look at. I would like to come back in warmer weather to sit on the amazing porch.... More

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Juneau, Alaska
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I have stayed at the Spaulding Inn B&B twice and highly recommend it. I like the paper birch room with the balcony and share a bath. The house is quiet and comfortable. Organic cotton towels and sheets are very comfortable along with organic bath products. Breakfast is wonderful with fresh, organic and homemade items. What a gem to find this... More

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Loved our stay here. So relaxing and inviting. We live in the country so I wasn't used to the traffic noise we heard from the location of the inn. It's located on a busier street in Grinnell. But, I'm a light sleeper. My husband didn't notice it at all. Also had trouble getting the TV to work. All in all,... More

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Naperville, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We came to Grinnell as my son is a prospective student at the college. Our stay at Spaulding Inn was wonderful. The Inn is a beautiful museum with lovely art and furniture but also comfortable and accommodating. The breakfast was delicious and Valerie made it allergy free for my husband who is allergic to dairy, pork, citrus and tomatoes. If... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I contacted the owners of the Spaulding Inn and asked them if we could take over the B&B for our family's Thanksgiving Weekend. Since we were the only ones there on Thanksgiving Day they accommodated our needs as if it were our home. This was the only way our family could all celebrate Thanksgiving together in a home like setting.... More

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Additional Information about Spaulding Inn Bed and Breakfast

Address: 1103 Main St, Grinnell, IA 50112
Location: United States > Iowa > Grinnell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Spaulding Inn Bed And Breakfast Grinnell, Iowa

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 1907 Spaulding Home showcases a large staircase, 2 fireplaces, burl walnut and oak woodwork, leaded stained glass windows, and Quoizel chandiliers. Within 2 blocks of college and downtown. Nearby bike trail, Ahrens Park, Krumm Preserve, 2 golf courses, aquatic center with water slides and lazy river, and 18 hole disc golf course. Local and organic foods along with other sustainable practices are a priority. Mattresses in 5 of the 6 rooms and all pillows are made by Savvy Rest, rated the most sustainable mattress company. Our sheets are organic cotton grown and spun in the United States of America.All rooms that share a bathroom have an Native Organic robe included. We also have Native Organic (organic cotton linens grown, spun and woven in the United States of America) and Savvy Rest (mattresses, pillows, sheets, etc.) products for sale. ... more   less 
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