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Historic Scanlan House Bed and Breakfast Inn

708 Parkway Ave S, Lanesboro, MN 55949
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wapello, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 

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Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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8 reviews
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 

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Hanlontown
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

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.

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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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 

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Tipton, Iowa
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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 

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Jefferson, Iowa, United States
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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 

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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 

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North Branch, MN
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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 

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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 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

My wife and I stayed in the Safari Suite for two nights. The Scanlan House staff was incredibly welcoming and helpful from the moment we walked in. We were shown to the Safari Suite, which is the only guest room on the main floor of the house. The Safari Suite is a two-room suite. The main room has the bed,... More 

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