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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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Newtonville, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fantastic breakfasts, most comfy mattresses and warm and helpful inn keepers. The inn included a very large and sunny enclosed porch; we spent time on the porch and in our room. The Spaulding Inn is colorful, cozy and just a wonderful place to stay. Highly recommended - if you're going by Grinnell, it's well worth spending a night or even... More 

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Viroqua, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very happy with my stay - I felt well attended to, the room was great - all amenities as expected. In addition there were some pleasant surprises - breakfast was fantastic with all efforts made to provide organic, local, fair trade or whatever combination made sense. The bread was homemade, cheese and sorghum molasses locally sourced.... The coffee... More 

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first time at the Spaulding House and I love it! Valerie and Tim are very friendly, make a yummy breakfast and all around great people! The house is very clean, warm and cozy, the beds and pillows are amazing!. The house is huge with lots of room to relax outside of your bedroom, on the porch, living... More 

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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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