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Black Horse Inn

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Overview
5259 S Mound Rd, Sherrill, IA 52073-9696 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair access
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

The Black Horse Inn is simply stunning. It's obvious that an exceptional amount of care has gone into the restoration and preservation of this historical Inn. Each guest room is beautiful and well-kept, with interesting and lovely décor, extremely comfortable furniture, and clean, private bath...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

Spent one night here while bicycling from the headwaters of the Mississippi to northwest Illinois. Innkeeper, Ken, could not have been more friendly. He also prepared an amazing breakfast. Inn is very historic and only 10 miles from Dubuque which has many interesting things to...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

A real treat to stay in this historic building. Ken gave us a tour and history of the house as we checked in. We wish the walls could talk! The furnishings were carefully chosen and fit well with the house. Our room was big, quiet...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank sara1213
Response from maiersm, Owner at Black Horse InnResponded June 22, 2018

Many many thanks for the nice review. So glad you enjoyed the stay with the Black Horse. Please tell your friends about us and we look forward to seeing you again sometime. I agree - Ken is a great host! sincerely, Mark Maiers Owner

Reviewed June 14, 2018

This is a great place to go for a slice of rural Iowa life! The inn has such an interesting history - and a wonderful restoration story. Ken was absolutely wonderful! He was so very helpful from the time we arrived. He took into consideration...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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Response from maiersm, Owner at Black Horse InnResponded June 18, 2018

Many thanks for the nice review and comments. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will return again sometime. Sincerely, Mark Maiers Owner

Reviewed November 26, 2017

Located on the ridge a few minutes north of Dubuque, Ken runs a courteous and friendly little B&B with four rooms. Go up to the top floor of the old inn for a spectacular view. Really generous breakfast and good value for the price.

Date of stay: November 2017
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Response from Black-Horse-Inn, Owner at Black Horse InnResponded November 28, 2017

Thanks for your comments!! We are very glad you enjoyed your stay! Mark Maiers Black Horse Inn

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Description
The Black Horse Inn at the Sherrill Mount House is of local and statewide significance as one of a very small number of pre-Civil War era hotels surviving in the State of Iowa. The Black Horse Inn has four More comfortable suites available for lodging. Breakfast is included in the lodging rate. The area is replete with popular attractions. Choose from fine dining in the region, water recreation on the Mississippi, touring historic Dubuque or the National Mississippi River museun, winter skiing at Sundown Mountain Resort, or gambling at local casinos! So many things to do! Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Restaurant
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
$127 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Black Horse Inn Iowa/Sherrill
Location
United States > Iowa > Sherrill
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
$127 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Black Horse Inn Iowa/Sherrill
Location
United States > Iowa > Sherrill
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Traveler (35)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (1)
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Jane H
March 6, 2017|
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Response from Black-Horse-Inn | Property representative |
There is an elevator to the second floor. The Buena Vista Room has a bathroom with the required turning radius for the toilet and a walk in shower. We have had guests in wheelchairs use this room previously. Best is to... More
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"Elevator services rooms on 2nd floor, 3rd floor requires a flight of stairs."
J7919UAjohnh
May 24, 2017
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"All rooms have great views."
BeachLoverA1A
Sep 18, 2016
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"all of the rooms are awesome, just pick one."
DarylJ423
Jun 7, 2016
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"Any room will have a good view in this Bed and Breakfast. Stairs are wide and easy to maneuver."
Barblikestotravel
Aug 11, 2015
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