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The Cheesemaker's Inn

420 Idaho Drive, Pella, IA 50219 (Formerly de Boerderij Bed and Breakfast)
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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Cheesemaker's Inn for two nights. After five weeks of driving cross-country, the inn was a much needed stop to rest and enjoy an idyllic American community. The inn is a beautiful, well-kept home. Our room was very comfortable, and we enjoyed the second floor sitting room, coffee, tea, and cookies. Breakfast was gourmet, regional cooking. Cheese... More 

Thank JimKathy2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I hosted a baby shower for my best friend here, and it was a wonderful experience. I worked with Kim to plan the event and she was very helpful in planning everything out. The day of the event, everything was set up as we discussed and Kim was eager to assist in anything additional we needed. I chose to just... More 

Thank Dana B
Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights in this delightful B&B, and very much enjoyed our stay. The breakfasts are hearty (so much so I felt bad for the local restaurants as I wasn't up for eating anything but appetizers) and underscored by Rob and Kim's graciousness and overall charming hospitality. The bedroom and all common areas were clean, tidy, and inviting. They... More 

Thank Meregal
Independence, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Rob and Kim Bandstra are hosts extraordinaire. The Inn is beautiful, clean, homey and relaxing. The bedding is cozy and top quality. High thread count, soft as silk ironed sheets are the makings for a wonderful nights sleep. Such a lovely place and terrific people. Thank you so much for going the extra mile!

Thank vdianareyes
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Well, what else can be said but perfect. The B&B is warm and inviting. Clean as a whistle and our hosts Kim and Rob are two of the nicest people you would ever want to meet. After an exhausting day of touring this quaint town and all that it had to offer our group of six was back at the... More 

Thank Doreen K
Rome, Iowa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

What a wonderful place. It was a girls weekend out in Pella. We arrive and greated by Rob who quickly gathered our belonging and gave us a history of the family Cheesemakers Inn. We enjoyed aglass of wine while visiting and laughing. The Inn is beautiful and we felt welcome. Treats were upstairs. We stayed in the Val room which... More 

Thank Carolyn P
Iowa City, Iowa
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

My sister & I had a wonderful stay at "Cheesemaker's Inn". The farm house was very nicely decorated. Rob & Kim made our stay very comfortable. The daily breakfast was fantastic!! Rob's presentation of each meal was so detailed. I especially loved the "Dutch Pancake". Kim even made us a loaf of bread to take on our journey. This is... More 

Thank Katy S
Des Moines,Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Fantastic - my husband and I were there this past Friday night - October 9th - made to feel very welcome - Rob and Kim were GREAT !!! We are going to go again in November for our anniversay. Must SEE !

Thank Paulette D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this historic farm. It is just outside of town, a scenic and quiet setting. Enjoyed sitting on the porch with morning coffee and catching up on the news. The breakfast was great... danish cooking and being part dutch, it was good to see my ancestors enjoyed good cooking... Recommended...

Thank Jack V
South Bend, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Rob and Kim, owners, were awesome. We stayed in "Gina's" room. Very comfortable, excellent décor. Breakfasts fantastic - 3 courses with narrative from Rob! The grounds are landscaped beautifully. Nice sitting areas on main floor as well as the 2nd floor.

Thank KevinK1998
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cheesemaker's Inn is a restored turn-of-the century farmhouse located 5 minutes from downtown Pella and 5 minutes from Lake Red Rock. Located directly on the biking/walking trail that joins Pella and the lake, you can also bike or walk to these locations. There are four second-floor guest suites at the recently renovated inn, each with a private bath and modern comforts. The rooms are uniquely decorated with themes that range from rich and elegant to cottage-chic. Two of the rooms have private sun porches and all 4 have queen-sized beds fitted with luxurious linens. Each suite has individual temperature controls, free 5G WiFi, cable and internet access on smart flat-screen TVs. The complimentary breakfast includes garden and dairy-fresh ingredients when possible and homemade Dutch pastries or specialities from Pella meat markets. The Inn is the birthplace of Frisian Farms Cheese Company, a working family dairy farm now located 8 miles east of town. The Inn coordinates tours to Frisian Farms and always includes samples of Frisian Farms' artisanal Gouda cheese in its menus. We recommend combining a farm tour with the nearby Tassle Ridge winery a short distance away. Our mission at The Cheesemaker's Inn is to encourage you to slow down and savor local foods in the relaxed farmhouse atmosphere of our family home. It is the personal details at the Inn that make staying with us a special experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cheesemaker's Inn

Address: 420 Idaho Drive, Pella, IA 50219 (Formerly de Boerderij Bed and Breakfast)
Location: United States > Iowa > Pella
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
The Cheesemaker's Inn Pella, Iowa
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