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Olcott House Bed and Breakfast Inn

2316 East 1st Street, Duluth, MN 55812
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We came to Duluth especially for staying at the Olcott house an architecture delight for 2 nights to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The B & B's owners were not there, as they are transitioning to other endeavors. John and Catherine were superb hosts on a temporary basis.The breakfast was gourmet in nature and seconds were offered. The wine and chocolates... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If ever you have any reason to come to Duluth, you have to find a way to stay at the Olcott House Bread & Breakfast Inn. In fact, coming to this beautiful Georgian mansion might be reason enough to come to Duluth. We stayed for two nights last week and absolutely loved this place. In short, this is literally one... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I were here for 3 nights last month. Had a great time and were bowled over by this historic mansion. So much of the home is still in its original splendor. Also enjoyed walking through the neighborhood and looking at similar homes. Very easy to get downtown from here, and could walk down hill to a nice restaurant... More 

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Alexandria, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

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 July 21, 2015

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 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

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 July 7, 2015

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 July 5, 2015

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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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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