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“Heaven on Earth!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Firelight Inn on Oregon Creek Bed and Breakfast

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2211 East 3rd Street, Duluth, MN 55812   |  
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Ranked #3 of 11 Duluth B&B and Inns
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
“Heaven on Earth!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Definitely the plushest, loveliest, quietest, most peaceful, elegant and romantic place I've ever been privileged to stay at. We've stayed in two different rooms at the Inn so far and each was luxurious and romantic. The carpets are deep enough to sleep on, breakfast is extensive and delicious and personal "extra" touches such as a filled cookie jar and cold water and soda always available in the butler's pantry, a personalized welcome note, lamps on and music playing when you arrive, the friendliness and competence of Jim and Joy, all make a stay at the Firelight Inn a highlight of the whole year. It is the only place we will stay in Duluth, and every time we leave, I can't wait to come back!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

I have been to the firelight inn multiple times over the years and it is wonderful every time! The inn is very quiet and romantic. The inn keepers are so friendly! the rooms are gorgeous and the beds are awesome! I would definitely recommend the firelight inn to anyone who stays in Duluth!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

My wife and I have stayed at Firelight on 2 different occasions. Both times the service and rooms have been excellent. The breakfasts they bring up to your room are a great bonus. Definitely worth staying at if you are in the Duluth area and are looking for a B&B.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

After deciding we needed some time away from our routines, my girlfriend and I chose Duluth (and the Firelight Inn) as our destination. I have never been to a B&B before, so I really didn't know what to expect. We were both impressed by the warmth of every single room in the house, and the attentiveness of the owners, who made our stay unforgettable. When we woke up the first day, right before our 9am breakfast was brought to us (in a really cute wicker basket, arranged very neatly), we peeked out from the skylight and saw 4 whitetail deer walking along the stream. It almost seemed like a scene from a Disney movie. I would highly recommend the Firelight Inn to anyone looking to forget, if only for a moment, the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

We have stayed at the Firelight Inn a few times now. There are many wonderful qualities of the inn such as room decor, attention to details, and wonderful meals. The one thing that has always been disappointing is the water pressure and the water temperature. We know this is an old house, but we have stayed at other inns just as old, and the water pressure and temperature has never been an issue. One other item that bothers us, is upon checkout, we feel uncomfortable when the innkeeper makes sure, out loud, if his spouse has collected remaining monies. This does not happen at other inns, and makes us feel like we are trying to run out. This is a beautiful inn, but will not be staying here in the future.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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J&JFischer, Owner at The Firelight Inn on Oregon Creek Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, April 13, 2013
We will always strive to improve and be better in every way. As each of our suites has a two-person Jacuzzi whirlpool our water pressure may be lower when everyone decides to get in that last bubble bath before checkout. Most everyone is patient as it recovers very quickly. We would have loved the opportunity to fix this issue with this returning guest and make it right had they discussed it in person with us. We are sorry this guest felt uncomfortable with our checkout process. Please read on for more than 100+ excellent reviews.
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Holmen, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We wanted a historic B&B that offered a friendly smile and close attractions. However, what we received was so much more. Our room was romantic and quiet. The food, coffee and desserts were amazing. The close attractions were just enough and very handy in our snow storm. What more can we say but "Thank you!" Joy and Jim are truly the best in the business! They provide an atmosphere that offers laughter in sharing life experiences or a quiet environment for anyone who just wants to take it all in and absorb the surroundings. We look forward to exchanging more stories the next time! Thank you for a wonderful weekend. Mary & Robert

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

We just spent two nights at the Firelight Inn as a mini honeymoon! It was the perfect relaxing getaway! We stayed in the Northwoods room. It was clean, cozy, and comfortable. The bed was great - we both slept super well! (This can not be said of all lodges!!) Breakfast was delivered to our door at 9:30am. We were pleasantly surprised each morning with how delicious everything was. The coffee was amazing, the muffins were warm and the egg bake was cooked to perfection. They were also happy to work with my dietary restrictions. Cookies and coffee are available in a butler's pantry all day long, which was a nice treat. As 20-somethings, we were slightly wary of going to a B&B (we feared doilies and flower explosions) but we were blown away with how wonderful our experience turned out to be! We plan to return to the Firelight again!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about The Firelight Inn on Oregon Creek Bed and Breakfast

Address: 2211 East 3rd Street, Duluth, MN 55812
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Duluth
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Duluth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An elegant 1910 traditional-style brick mansion on a secluded dead-end street adjoining Oregon Creek in Duluth Minnesota's historic mansion district. Just minutes from Canal Park, Lake Superior and the Aerial Lift Bridge. Glass-enclosed front porch, 12 fireplaces, whirlpools for two, outdoor decks, luxurious amenities. Featured in Better Homes & Gardens Magazine, Coastal Living Magazine, Country Almanac Magazine, Minneapolis Star Tribune Newspaper and more. Our specialty is delivering your gourmet breakfast to the privacy of your suite where it can be enjoyed by the firelight. Honeymoon, anniversary and romantic special packages, soup suppers, on site relaxation massage therapy. Let the warmth of the Firelight surround you! ... more   less 

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