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The Josephine Bed and Breakfast

514 North 29th Street, Billings, MT 59101
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

..without actually staying with family. The Josephine is very quaint and very homey. We got "upgraded" to the Castel suite because they were having a small issue with the TV in the courtyard suite. Harvey was very hospitable and made us feel just like family. The breakfasts both mornings we were there were homemade and extremely tasty. The only reason... More 

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Billings, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The Josephine Bed and Breakfast is owned by Harvey and Bobbi Bybee and is the tops for a B & B. Harvey greets you with a warm hello and is a cordial as anyone can be. This B & B is HIGHLY recommended for that special stay. The building is one of Billings' most classic of historic homes.

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Wyoming
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

My mother always said "if you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all". OK, well, the breakfast was pretty good. Ever see a place that passed by "quaint" and went right to "dilapidated"? Enough said.

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Indiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

The place was not clean. Dead plants in pots were everywhere. A cookie sheet full of old bacon grease sat outside our entry the entire time we were there. Harvey was quite nice, never saw Bobbi. The shower (?) received a strong cussing from my husband due to its size,etc.; I didn't even attempt it. Needs major cleaning!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We enjoyed our visit at the Josephine. The "Hat Room" was fun with all the different hats. The breakfast was tasty. We had a problem getting the front door to open even though we had the correct code. Bobbi, the hostess, was enjoyable to visit with.

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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

More shabby than chic. Basic upkeep needed. Do not expect your room to be tidied up unless specifically requested. Jacuzzi not working; shower stall very small, without even a soap dish, enclosed only by curtain on three sides. Proprietor gave incorrect directions to Big Horn National Monument.

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1 Thank Larry W
arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

My husband and I just got back from a fantastic trip to Montana and we had the privilege of staying at the Josephine B&B. Harvey was a fabulous host and made some mean boysenberry pancakes! He is very knowledgeable about the area and we enjoyed talking with him about Montana! The rooms were clean (we stayed in the Garden Suite... More 

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Kentucky
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

I just returned to Kentucky from a 10 night stay at the Josephine! This was my 4th stay at this bed and breakfast. This time I was apprehensive because I had read 2 "unflattering reviews" on Trip Advisor. However, I found the place warm and friendly as it had been on my other stays, but, more importantly, my room was... More 

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Marshall, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

I can't imagine any thing nicer than the Castle Suite! We were in Billings for a grandson's graduation...and how nice it was to have a cozy, comfy place to go and relax. The people were Great, the food was WONDERFUL, the tub...SO relaxing, the bed...VERY COMFORTABLE! We have another grandson graduatiing in 2014 and we are already looking forward to... More 

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valparaiso, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

We had stayed at The Josephine twice before, the last time in the 90's under different owners. We had found it charming. This was an entirely different experience. In order not to move us during our two night stay, co-owner Bobbi upgraded us to The Castle Room. It was dingy, dirty, and dark, though the bed was comfortable. There was... More 

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