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So Dear To My Heart Bed and Breakfast

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Reviewed January 17, 2017

I always have a great time staying at So Dear To My Heart Bed & Breakfast in SE Iowa. Brenda's home is so relaxing and has a wonderful atmosphere. It was very peaceful sitting outside with the beautiful weather talking with the owner. It was like hanging out with a longtime friend. She is a fantastic host and very accommodating....

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Gualala, California
Reviewed August 20, 2016

We stayed at "So Dear To My Heart" B&B while we attended a family funeral in April 2016. Brenda treated us like family! We were pampered with her kindness, delicious breakfast, and dessert by the fireplace. We truly got a taste of Iowa hospitality. We woke each morning to hot coffee delivered outside our room and watched the sunrise over...

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Davis, California
Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

We heartily enjoyed our stay here! Brenda was absolutely the perfect hostess. Her large home was impressive and immaculate, located in the quiet Iowa countryside. Her made-to-order breakfast was sumptuous and delicious! Brenda covers all the bases like a pro. She is charming and warm and is an excellent conversationalist. This is indeed the Gold Standard for a B&B, and...

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Reviewed May 24, 2015

We came into town for a graduation in Iowa City. There were 7 adults and 5 kids all under the age of 9. Brenda was so sweet and patient ;-) and a wonderful host. We couldn't make it until about 11:30 p.m. and she stayed up to greet and welcome everyone in our party, our parents didn't arrive til about...

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Reviewed July 17, 2013

I was doing some research in the Washington Iowa area and wanted to stay local. I found "So Dear To My Heart", and it sounded just right. Well, it was so much more than "just right" ! Located about 28 miles south of Iowa City (home of the University of Iowa), "So Close" was the perfect location for a quiet,...

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Tacoma, Washington
Reviewed October 13, 2012

We had been driving hard and really needed a break by the time we reached Ainsworth. Brenda's B&B is somewhat like a step back in time to the days of large, family-owned farms; and she is the keeper of a treasure trove of pictures, articles, and oral histories of the family who originally built the delightful home you can find...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the peaceful Iowa countryside, this 1917 Craftsman style home offers casual elegance for a relaxing stay. Evening snacks are provided and a full breakfast buffet is served in the mornings. Large landscaped yard with seating and swings may be enjoyed in the warmer weather and an enclosed sunporch offers outdoor beauty with indoor warmth in the cooler weather. A fireplace offers ambiance in the common living room where television is available for guests to watch movies or local programming. The owner will do everything possible to make your stay both relaxing and enjoyable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about So Dear To My Heart Bed and Breakfast

Address: 3355 Old White Way # (G52, Ainsworth, IA 52201-9270
Location: United States > Iowa > Ainsworth
Price Range: $62 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — So Dear To My Heart Bed and Breakfast 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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