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Alexandria, Minnesota
Reviewed July 23, 2015

We spent the night here on our anniversary trip to Duluth. We had a great time and stayed in the Lester River Master suite. Our host did a great job of letting us know of great places around to sight-see and have dinner. The breakfast was really good, it was an Egg Roulade and yogurt parfait. We had a great...

Thank Alan K
Reviewed July 21, 2015

The Olcott was nice. We stayed in the carriage house, which was wonderfully private aned set up well. Unfortunately the bed was lacking, a full-size that was past it's prime...a bit saggy. The water pressure was weak and hot water took a long time to come. The owners weren't there, so history and personable atmosphere was lacking. Lots of potential,...

3Thank John K
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Reviewed July 9, 2015

This was our first time at this bed and breakfast in Duluth. The location was good, the neighborhood was quiet. There was no off street parking so the guests parked on the street. The house is beautiful, nicely furnished but a bit cold feeling. The hostess was not able to answer questions about the house, instead referred us to the...

2Thank 24QueenBee
Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Bed and Breakfast was very nice. Beautiful house and excellent breakfast! The host was helpful and welcoming! The house has a beautiful porch for relaxing with a book. Great location to all Duluth attractions.

Thank Nicole S
Severn, Maryland
Reviewed July 5, 2015

The Olcott House is an amazing grand experience! The beauty of the home, inside and out, and our exceptional hostess, Kim, made us feel welcome and extremely comfortable. We can't say enough about Kim who was helpful in many ways. She gave excellent suggestions for local restaurants and sights. Kim took patience and pride in all her meal preparations which...

1Thank 72lins
Maplewood, Minnesota
Reviewed September 14, 2014

We have always wanted to experience "living" in a grand manor house and our time at Olcott was a dream come true. Period decor and furnishing throughout make for a warm, quiet, peaceful and inviting environment. We felt like we had stepped back in time. Our goal was to experience the house and other than leaving for dinner we spent...

Thank TAR54
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Reviewed September 4, 2014

We had planned a short trip touring several Bed and Breakfasts but found the best and could not leave! Our hosts, David and Jerry, orig. from California, have impeccable tastes, created an experience unsurpassed, great sense of humor and their warmth radiated throughout the Olcott "mansion". We experienced 2 of their Beautifully decorated suites and toured them all when guests...

Thank MexicoTravelLover
San Diego
Reviewed August 11, 2014

We had an absolutely wonderful stay at the Olcott House! David was a warm and attentive host with lots of To Do/To Go suggestions, yet he didn't hover. Delicious breakfast. Clean, comfortable and extremely large suite. Great location. Just perfect!

2Thank Taylorrae05
Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

We had never stayed at a b&b so decided to try one as a get away for our 30th anniversary. We let the owners know when we made the reservation that we were celebrating a special occasion. We were met by david who promptly checked us in. We discovered we would be the only guests for the evening. We didn't...

2Thank Kimberly O
Miami, Florida
Reviewed July 8, 2014

So my sister calls me in Miami from Minnesota, and tells me winter is over ! Well I hope so, after all, it is May. She persuades me to fly up and meet her at "The Olcott House" in Duluth. I've been in Duluth before, but never stayed at such a Phenomenal place ! Everything about this B&B is Perfect....

Thank James P
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"A celebration of elegance, class and history…" One of Minnesota’s architectural gems! 1904 Georgian Colonial Mansion with six gorgeous, very private and very large suites. Fine antiques, gourmet candlelight breakfasts. Complimentary wine & cheese. Relax and enjoy grand luxury in an historic inn! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Olcott House Bed and Breakfast Inn

Address: 2316 East 1st Street, Duluth, MN 55812
Location: United States > Minnesota > Duluth
Price Range: $165 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Ask for staff guidance and tell them if you prefer a spacious room, cozy room, or whatever experiences make things work best for you.”
 of 5 bubbles P7898YZmichaelk, Aug 28, 2016 | Read review
“Make reservations well in advance!”
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“All the room have their own unique qualities.”
 of 5 bubbles hjflores, Aug 25, 2015 | Read review
“we liked the lake superior suite”
 of 5 bubbles 704MB, Aug 14, 2015 | Read review
“For a memorable experience, try for another like the Cotton mansion. Otherwise, use this one as a backup,”
 of 5 bubbles johnkC3369VY, Jul 21, 2015 | Read review
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