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“Decent and comfortable, but not out-of-this-world” 3 of 5 stars
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Rosedell Bed & Breakfast
3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   1811 W Yakima Ave., Yakima, WA 98902   |  
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Ranked #2 of 7 Yakima B&B and Inns
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“Decent and comfortable, but not out-of-this-world”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

Enjoyable house and comfortable room, but felt more functional than familiar.

Arrived from: Wallowa Lake, OR
Departed to: Seattle, WA

Very easy to find B&B in a great location, this place is very attractive and fascinating. Upon arrival we were shown our room (Turret) and more or less left to enjoy our stay. The room itself was great, spacious, with plenty of facilities and a very good bathroom attached (be careful to ensure this is locked to the hallway!).

Breakfast was very well presented, but was relatively small and if you don't like poached egg you might go hungry. That's not necessarily a criticism, we weren't expecting an a la carte menu, but some element of option might just have made it a 'very good' rather than 'average' stay.

Room Tip: The Turret room is fun and spacious BUT the blinds don't extend to the top of the windows, which...
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2011

As you will have read this is a nicely restored, early 20th Century property about 3/4 mile from downtown Yakima.

We stayed in the Tower Room and, as others have noted, the bed was very comfortable and we slept well. The street is quiet and so is the property - once everyone is in for the night as the stairs creak quite a bit. Our room featured the original master bathroom which earns points for period charm, but loses a few for its lack of heat! 22 degree nights meant that the tiles were a bit chilly in the morning!

The shared landing houses tea and coffee making supplies; each rooms has a flat screen TV and basic cable and there is wi-fi throughout the property. Breakfast was competently prepared but expect to see the same dish if you stay for more than two nights - there's not a lot of kitchen variety.

I would have no hesitation to stay again.

Room Tip: The Parker room has a heated bathroom floor - worth bearing in mind during winter months
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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2011

Stayed at the Rosedell B & B in Yakima, WA last weekend. Most of the old mansion has been renovated and there is new life in this once magnificent home. The beds were good, the art and painting of the rooms fun and inventive. The breakfast was wonderful, yogurt with granola, followed by eggs benedict, fruit, sweet roll, coffee and juice. The place could use a little scrubbing in places, yet I know it's hard to keep up with such a big place. Overall great and we'd definitely return.

  • Stayed September 2011, 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2011

We stayed at Rosedell B&B last month while en route to Walla Walla. When we drove up, I was in awe of its stately beauty. It really looks like a castle, and is beautifully lit up at night.
The owners Holli and Paul have done an impressive job with the renovations, and I loved seeing all of the historic photos they have on display. It was fun to hear how they found the house and the story of the renovation process.
Beautiful as it is, though, it is also really comfortable! The bed was great! I took advantage of the claw foot soaking tub, and my husband loved the rain shower.
We enjoyed delicious Eggs Benedict in the morning and Paul was really helpful in giving us directions for the rest of our trip.

  • Stayed April 2011, 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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Laurens, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2010

This B&B is located in Yakima, Washington. The house was built in the early 20th century and is located in a quiet residential neighborhood. The house and its furnishings are a step back in time with high ceilings and elaborate wood trim and floors. The room where we stayed (on the second floor) had a nice outside covered deck. The owner was very helpful but didn't get in the way. It is located in the heart of the Yakima wine country. Great breakfast!

  • Stayed August 2010, 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2010

My wife and I stayed at the Rosedell Bed and Breakfast in October 2010 and, for the value, it beats many five star resorts out there. The building is amazing. The rooms are breathtaking. We stayed in the Parker room, which was amazing! Holli, the part owner, who runs day-to-day operations, was just a delight. And, the location is so convenient to everything, including wineries, local restaurants and several other activities downtown Yakima. Go check it out.

  • Stayed October 2010, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2010

If you are going to Yakima for wine tasting, skip the hotels! The Rosedell is a much better choice and an excellent value. Paul and Holly are the perfect hosts; available without hovering. They have lovingly restored this mansion with exquisite detail. It is neither gaudy nor crowded. Each room in their home is immaculately clean. We stayed in the Parker room which was perfect for my mom, my sister, and I. Paul allowed us to see each of the rooms, and all were very clean, with wonderful linens, nice TV's, everything a guest would need. It's close enough to downtown, but in a quiet neighborhood.

Stayed June 2010, traveled with family
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Address: 1811 W Yakima Ave., Yakima, WA 98902
Location: United States > Washington > Yakima
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Yakima
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Rosedell Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rosedell Bed & Breakfast, a stately Neo Classical home located near historic downtown Yakima Washington. Rosedell offers luxurious accommodations for any occasion. Three distinct rooms awaits your discovery. Rosdell is situated on one and half acres of park like grounds with more than 30 mature trees -- at one time a tree from each state. ... more   less 
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