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Lara House Bed and Breakfast

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640 NW Congress St, Bend, OR 97701
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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63 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only is Lara House extremely quiet and comfortable, it is also located within easy walking of everything in downtown. We walked to all our dinners and spent some time in Drake park just across the street. It is an easy drive to several great hiking sites. The room was very comfortable and the house has both front and back... More 

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Sandy G, Owner at Lara House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We enjoyed you staying with us and we are glad that you could take advantage of all that Bend has to offer. More 

Croton on Hudson, New York
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My wife and I stayed here while touring Oregon. We came to Bend to see if we might like to live here. So apparently did everyone else who was staying here when we arrived. Everyone had bought a house, was looking for a house, or was having work done on a house they had bought. The rooms were lovely as... More 

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Sandy G, Owner at Lara House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We hope that while you are house hunting that you can stay with us again. Bend is a great place to live and visit. More 

Seattle, Washington
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My husband and I just spent 3 nights at the Lara House and WE WILL BE BACK. The historic Arts & Craftsman home is simply elegant at every spot, filled with amazing furniture, lighting and decor. Most important was the amazing CUSTOMER SERVICE. Innkeeper Sandy Griffin and her team are gracious, relaxed, informational, genuine and pay caring attention to detail... More 

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Sandy G, Owner at Lara House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. The Summit room is a personal favorite for many of our guests and is especially popular with our Honeymooners and Anniversary couples. Bend is a wonderful city and has so much to offer in the way of activities, dining and shopping. We look forward to your return. More 

Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We came across this wonderful B&B via google search on our cell phone while driving into Bend. Luckily there was one room available, and the location was very easy to find. Beautiful place! Right near a park and in easy walking distance to downtown restaurants. Innkeeper Sandy was very helpful with suggesting a few good choices for dinner, and offered... More 

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Sandy G, Owner at Lara House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and that you had a good time in Bend. We hope that you will be able to return to Bend in the future to explore more of the great things that the city has to offer. More 

Boston
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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Nothing but good things to say. We stayed for four nights last September as part of two weeks in Oregon. If you like nice B&Bs, you'll like the Lara House. The owner "Sandy", it's location (Bend is GREAT!), the property, you name it, it's all great. FYI - Sandy does a beer and wine mixer before dinner. She is the... More 

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Sandy G, Owner at Lara House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay in Bend. There are so many great activities in Bend that it is easy to spend several days here. More 

Columbus, Indiana
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Wow!! What a fantastic weekend we had staying at Lara House Lodge. The location is perfect with the beautiful Drake Park right there and a very short walk to the downtown area with a variety of delicious restaurants and fun shops. At Lara House Sandy the owner has thought of everything to make you feel relaxed and comfortable. This is... More 

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Sandy G, Owner at Lara House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! The Lara House offers more than just a room as you highlighted. Flavored water of the day, bottled water and sodas as well as fresh baked cookies are always available for our guests. Bend is a true destination for all interests. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This is a very nice Bed and Breakfast, we have stayed at a couple of places in Bend and this one is worth the price. Great location, clean and well appointed. We enjoyed the turn of the century feel and the tasty breakfast in the morning. Enjoyed our two nights at this place... plan to come back again.

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Sandy G, Owner at Lara House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Our close proximity to downtown and Drake Park allows you to walk or bike to most areas. More 

Vancouver, WA
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I have visited the Lara House several times in the past and always loved it. I was a little nervous this time as I knew it had changed hands but it is still wonderful. The house is beautiful and perfectly decorated. The bedrooms are so comfortable. The breakfasts are very tasty. And of course the setting is perfect, close to... More 

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Sandy G, Owner at Lara House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to your return in the future. More 

Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We had a great time during are four night stay at the Lara House. We traveled to Bend for the Bend Marathon and a late honeymoon. We were really happy with our choice of B&B. The owner, Sandy, gave us great meal suggestions each night and we strongly recommend taking her advice on restaurant selection. The location was ideal for... More 

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Sandy G, Owner at Lara House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We enjoyed getting to know you and are so glad that you enjoyed your stay in Bend. We are always happy to make recommendations to our guests on restaurants and places to visit in the area. We look forward to your return visit to Bend. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The room and location was really nice. It was very clean and is a walk away from downtown, but for 180 bucks a night, I felt that it was over priced. The breakfast was a sugary parfait followed by one slice of mushy French toast and two slices of bacon. Absolutely no variety for those who don't enjoy eating a... More 

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