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Olcott House Bed and Breakfast Inn

2316 East 1st Street, Duluth, MN 55812
Olcott House Bed and Breakfast Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Alexandria, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the night here on our anniversary trip to Duluth. We had a great time and stayed in the Lester River Master suite. Our host did a great job of letting us know of great places around to sight-see and have dinner. The breakfast was really good, it was an Egg Roulade and yogurt parfait. We had a great... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Olcott was nice. We stayed in the carriage house, which was wonderfully private aned set up well. Unfortunately the bed was lacking, a full-size that was past it's prime...a bit saggy. The water pressure was weak and hot water took a long time to come. The owners weren't there, so history and personable atmosphere was lacking. Lots of potential,... More 

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time at this bed and breakfast in Duluth. The location was good, the neighborhood was quiet. There was no off street parking so the guests parked on the street. The house is beautiful, nicely furnished but a bit cold feeling. The hostess was not able to answer questions about the house, instead referred us to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Bed and Breakfast was very nice. Beautiful house and excellent breakfast! The host was helpful and welcoming! The house has a beautiful porch for relaxing with a book. Great location to all Duluth attractions.

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Severn, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Olcott House is an amazing grand experience! The beauty of the home, inside and out, and our exceptional hostess, Kim, made us feel welcome and extremely comfortable. We can't say enough about Kim who was helpful in many ways. She gave excellent suggestions for local restaurants and sights. Kim took patience and pride in all her meal preparations which... More 

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Maplewood, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We have always wanted to experience "living" in a grand manor house and our time at Olcott was a dream come true. Period decor and furnishing throughout make for a warm, quiet, peaceful and inviting environment. We felt like we had stepped back in time. Our goal was to experience the house and other than leaving for dinner we spent... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We had planned a short trip touring several Bed and Breakfasts but found the best and could not leave! Our hosts, David and Jerry, orig. from California, have impeccable tastes, created an experience unsurpassed, great sense of humor and their warmth radiated throughout the Olcott "mansion". We experienced 2 of their Beautifully decorated suites and toured them all when guests... More 

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San Diego
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We had an absolutely wonderful stay at the Olcott House! David was a warm and attentive host with lots of To Do/To Go suggestions, yet he didn't hover. Delicious breakfast. Clean, comfortable and extremely large suite. Great location. Just perfect!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We had never stayed at a b&b so decided to try one as a get away for our 30th anniversary. We let the owners know when we made the reservation that we were celebrating a special occasion. We were met by david who promptly checked us in. We discovered we would be the only guests for the evening. We didn't... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

So my sister calls me in Miami from Minnesota, and tells me winter is over ! Well I hope so, after all, it is May. She persuades me to fly up and meet her at "The Olcott House" in Duluth. I've been in Duluth before, but never stayed at such a Phenomenal place ! Everything about this B&B is Perfect.... More 

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