We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Historic Scanlan House Bed and Breakfast Inn

708 Parkway Ave S, Lanesboro, MN 55949
Hotel amenities
Book on
TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Lanesboro
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Historic Scanlan House Bed and Breakfast Inn
View Map
Add Photo Write a Review

36 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Monroe, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

The Historic Scanlan House is exactly what a good B&B should be. Beautiful old house with lots of antiques and thoughtful detail, friendly and helpful hosts, interesting guests, comfortable rooms. Did I mention the breakfast? Wow. Delicious, big and beautifully served in lovely old dining rooms.

Helpful?
Thank cheesemakers1
Wapello, Iowa
Level Contributor
41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

What a neat historic house that neatly decorated and landscaped. The house felt cozy and welcoming and the innkeepers were very friendly and accommodating. We had no real complaints but would have liked a quick tour of the house but wasn't offered. No big deal though. It's just interesting to hear the history of the places we stay. We stayed... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jim C
United States
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My spouse and I have stayed at numerous B&Bs (including 2 different B&Bs in 2 different towns in the past week), and I can honestly say that Scanlan House is one of the best. Our room (Masquerade) was very clean, pretty, and roomy enough for two people. I placed my carry-on suitcase on the luggage stand, my spouse opened his... More 

Helpful?
Thank Elizabeth K
Rochester, Minnesota, United States
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is our second time staying at the Historic Scanlan House Bed and Breakfast Inn in Lanesboro, MN. The place is just as delightful as I remembered it. This time we stayed in the Masquerade Room which is on the second floor and has the turret balcony that is one of the architectural highlights of this home. The room is... More 

Helpful?
Thank Michael S
Hanlontown
Level Contributor
95 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

This was such a lovely place to stay. The rooms were decorated nicely and very clean. The lawn area has numerous seating areas with beautiful flowers. The breakfast was so nice. Very delicious and displayed beautifully! We were very impressed with everything.

Helpful?
Thank Kim J
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
Level Contributor
30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

My Brother, his girlfriend and my wife and I celebrated our Mom and Dad's 60th wedding anniversary with a 2 day stay at the Scanlon. We occupied the 'Sunrise', Steepleview', and Safari suites and had a great time. It was nice to sit out on the porch outside of the Safari suite. Mary and Kirsten are gracious hosts, providing us... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ronald P
Tipton, Iowa
Level Contributor
39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This was our second visit to Lanesboro and this time we chose to stay at the Historic Scanlan House. It proved to be an excellent choice. We stayed in the Masquerade Room. This room is on the second floor and had a small balcony that we were able to enjoy. The room and the whole house was furnished in period... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ron S
Jefferson, Iowa, United States
Level Contributor
30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We really had a great time at The Scanlon House. We stayed in the Masquerade Suite and enjoyed wine from the Scenic Valley Winery on the balcony. Mary and Kirstin were outstanding hosts, great storytellers, and great chefs. We look forward to staying there again. Several of the other couples there had stayed there many times and thought is was... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jim R
Level Contributor
87 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We spent two nights in the Scanlan House as three couples. We were all on the second floor and added the cost of the three rooms and divided by three. The rooms were all very well decorated and clean. All rooms had whirlpool baths, which we didn't use and would have preferred showers. We think whirlpools in the rooms are... More 

Helpful?
Thank Dnkcarlson
North Branch, MN
Level Contributor
22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We just spent the weekend at the Scanlon House and can say we really enjoyed the getaway. The hosts were very kind and accommodating. The pantry is a nice touch where you can get any type of tea, coffee or hot chocolate any time of the day or night. Breakfast was amazing each morning. This B&B is really outdated and... More 

Helpful?
Thank travelingal0702
ScanlanBB, Owner at Historic Scanlan House Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

We were happy to hear that you were pleased with much of our Historic Scanlan House Bed and Breakfast Inn. We however were sad to hear you felt that our completely restored 1889 Victorian Home was outdated. We have no 80's decor, so were surprised to hear that. We have done our best to make this home still be as... More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

23 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (5)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Other (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (18)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (4)
Viewed
Room/suite (9)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Lanesboro
14.0 mi away
Oakenwald Terrace
Oakenwald Terrace
#1 of 1 in Chatfield
4.5 of 5 stars 4 reviews
0.7 mi away
Stone Mill Hotel & Suites
Stone Mill Hotel & Suites
#1 of 2 in Lanesboro
5.0 of 5 stars 361 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities