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“A great get-a-way” 5 of 5 stars
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706 W Fourth St, Red Wing, MN 55066   |  
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Ranked #1 of 6 Red Wing B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Eagan, Minnesota
1 review
“A great get-a-way”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

My husband blindly booked this online, and luckily for both of us, the B & B gods were smiling on us. Deb shares her beautiful, painstakingly restored home with gracious aplomb. We were greeted warmly and immediately found ourselves unwinding with a glass of wine on the porch. Our room was formerly the maid's quarters, probably a bit smaller than the other rooms, but plenty of space, and beautifully appointed. The bathroom was huge, with a soaking tub option. Breakfast was a treat for foodies, but non-threatening to people who just like the basics. Delicious. Easy walking distance to the river and downtown. I would go back in a heartbeat.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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90 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

It is difficult to find new descriptors for the Pratt Taber or for the owner/hostess. We found our overnigiht to be extremely relaxing. Deb has a dresser in the upstairs hallway with trail mix and that evening some brownies. In the fridge she keeps bottled water on hand for guests. Mornings a pot of coffee will appear at 8 am with a scrumptious breakfast downstairs at 9 am. That evening we had planned that upon return from our dinner we would go back out for drinks. One look at the front screened in porch had us out buying wine to enjoy while people watching and enjoying the summer's evening. Out came Deb with a plate of brownies for us to enjoy with the wine. In the morning we took our coffee out to the porch where fellow guests eventually joined us. Max, the adopted Rag Doll cat, is a bonus with his mellow demeanor and large frame. Within fifteen minutes there is hiking/walking at Frontenac State Park, wandering in downtown Red Wing or crossing the river and driving the Wisconsin River Road through eclectic small towns.

  • Stayed July 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

I've stayed in a few B&Bs-and I'm always a little hesitant in what to expect. This was an unforgettable experience! I stayed in the Spring room which was very delightful and complete with a claw foot tub/shower! The owner was so pleasant and helpful and even served fresh, hot brownies before bed. The breakfast was first rate-a true gourmet experience! I highly recommend a trip to Red Wing with a stay at Pratt-Taber Inn!

  • Stayed June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Hastings, Minnesota, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Wondeful B&B located in beautiful Red Wing, MN on the Mississippi River. Beautifully decorated period house within walking dstance to downtown Red Wing with the St. James Hotel and Sheldon Theater as attractions. Our hostess, Deb, was so personable and very knowledgeable about the history of the house she has lovingly restored. Delicious night time treats, morning coffee and tasty breakfasts. My friend and I spent 2 nights there as a gift from my son and daughter-in-law and couldn't have asked for a better gift. Thank you, Deb, for a wonderful experience.

Room Tip: Four rooms to choose from: winter, spring, summer, fall each wih their own distinctive decor.
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

we spent 2 nights here after a lot of travel across continents and before our long flight back home to India and i cannot think of a better place to unwind, relax and just be. the B&B is gorgeous- from the lovely old world ambience ( every piece in every room chosen with care) , great breakfast and Deb's warm and easy hospitality . i would recommend this place highly

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

We spent a night at the Pratt-Taber Inn on a weekend trip from the Twin Cities. We chose the Inn based on the reviews, and we were not disappointed. Deb was a great hostess, cooked a fantastic breakfast, and gave us great advice on things to do and restaurants to visit in the area. All of this for what felt like a very fair price.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Avon, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

We just had the most pleasant stay at the Pratt-Taber Inn! The Inn itself is so charming in it's History and so full of character. Deb, our Host was so gracious and welcoming. Her eye for detail adds to the ambience in every room.From warm brownies to a wonderful breakfast we felt so comfortable and right at home.We will definately be back!

  • 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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Address: 706 W Fourth St, Red Wing, MN 55066
Location: United States > Minnesota > Red Wing
Amenities:
Free Parking
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Ranked #1 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Red Wing
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Number of rooms: 29

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