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Downers Grove, Illinois
Reviewed July 3, 2016

The home has character, and Joan, the hostess, is a character! A performance pianist, sports aficionado, pilot--and of course, book hound--Joan is informative and fun. And the home is called the Library for good reason. Classic books, in full sets, by the hundreds. One could start reading and never leave the front door for years. But you should get out...

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Lake Mary, Florida
Reviewed August 15, 2015

I stayed with my lovely hostess Joan for one of the many Art Exhibits in Ann Arbor. Even by the time I arrived I felt like I knew her from our phone conversations! No one could have been more accommodating than she! I had hurt my back and I was worried about the walk, though it really was a short...

3Thank NewHomeFinder
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed July 7, 2015

I booked this because it was our first stop on our road trip to Iowa. We had not been to Ann Arbor before and I was reading about the B&Bs. The reviews for The Library Bed and Breakfast did not disappoint! Joan was a wonderful host! If you love visiting libraries or have an interest in books, this is the...

Thank troberts73
Roanoke Rapids, Nc
Reviewed September 25, 2014

If you wish to be near campus, this is the place. Joan fixes you a great breakfast at whatever time you like. You're at the intersection of Division and Packard, so walking to the football stadium, basketball arena, or central campus is just a few blocks. The house is filled with books and Michigan memorabilia and Joan knows personally many...

2Thank tomwaring
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed September 10, 2014

The Library B&B is within walking distance to many of Ann Arbor's attractions and is conveniently located on the UofM campus. The owner is an amazing woman who is extremely knowledgeable about the University, Ann Arbor and the state of Michigan. She is also very generous and as noted elsewhere, an excellent cook. Upon arrival, she gave me a complete...

2Thank VanTiki
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed August 14, 2014

I highly recommend The Library B&B. Joan, the owner, is a hoot! The place is a little small but comfy. Jam-packed with memorabilia, and a story behind each item My daughter has some odd food allergies, but Joan accommodated us with no problem. Clean and comfy. Great location, too, if you need to get to UM's campus. Loved it!

Thank Jennifer W
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed September 3, 2013

The Library is an extraordinary B&B with the best location on campus. Joan is what makes the place truly special. Her collection of historical books and uniquely themed rooms provide a cozy museum-like atmosphere. Joan is also an excellent cook and storyteller with extensive knowledge of U of M and Ann Arbor. For the location, value, and hospitality this is...

1Thank Jacob M
Roanoke Rapids, Nc
Reviewed July 9, 2013

A great, great bed and breakfast. Ideally located near the intersection of Hill Street and Packard within easy walking distance of the central campus. Joan prepares you a terrific breakfast at the time of your chosing. The sleeping quarters are very well appointed and immaculately clean. Joan does have a lot of her collected items in them, but they do...

1Thank tomwaring
San Jose, California
Reviewed October 3, 2012

Joan's B&B is a lovely place, and she is just friendly and welcoming! I arrived that in the late afternoon, and she spent some time telling me where to find what. I stayed in a room full of miniature books and I just loved it! The living room for guests is so cozy and, again, full of books (but in...

3Thank OuDC
Reviewed April 2, 2012

We enjoyed our stay at the library!! Joan is a sweet lady who makes you feel at home and welcome She prepared the most delicious breakfast and even my 14 months old enjoy it she had so many things to look around I would definitely recommend this place!!!

1Thank Mamizra
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Additional Information about Library Bed and Breakfast

Address: 808 Mary St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-3322
Location: United States > Michigan > Ann Arbor
Price Range: $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Library Hotel Ann Arbor
Library b&b
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“The suite is comfy and quiet. With more book shelves than you can shake a stick at!”
  • Reading room--one of its three bookshelves
  •  One of the three large bookshelves in the suite bedroom
  • Bedroom of suite
  • Library section of suite
 of 5 bubbles BruceM659, Jul 3, 2016 | Read review
“Mystery Room is the only one on the street. Students are sometimes less than considerate, very quiet neighborhood in general.”
 of 5 bubbles NewHomeFinder, Aug 15, 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are excellent. If you're a Michigan fan, be sure and tour the vacant rooms to see the memorabilia.”
 of 5 bubbles tomwaring, Sep 25, 2014 | Read review
“All rooms are good but if you have back issues, ask for one with a firmer bed”
 of 5 bubbles VanTiki, Sep 10, 2014 | Read review
“Some of the bedroom areas have a lot of Michigan collectibles. If you're not staying in one of them, ask Joan if you can walk through.”
 of 5 bubbles tomwaring, Jul 9, 2013 | Read review
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