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Bird House Inn and Gardens

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371 Water St (In the Historic James H. Clark House), Excelsior, MN 55331-3039 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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All reviewsfamily reuniongreat locationgarden roombreakfast pastriesbreakfast tablethree blockslovely homerestaurants and shopsgreat place for familyaccommodating hostwithin walking distancebeautiful lakehistoric townbreakfast was excellentfresh fruittwin citiesevery morning
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed 4 nights for family wedding in Cardinal room . got there late but easy entry based on owners clear instructions. We inquired about renting bikes but owner allowed us to use his . Close , waking distance, to Everything you...More

Thank Bill C
Response from Dave W, Owner at Bird House Inn and GardensResponded 5 days ago

Great having you here! Thanks for letting us know just what you needed to make you happy, as an inkeeper, it is a gift! "Wry" is a new one in these reviews, so I decided to look it up. I hope you mean "dry sense...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

Perched on a knoll overlooking the main street, the Bird House Inn offers a friendly ambience in rooms reflecting its 158 history as a hostelry—years that have given it a patina of wear in no way diminishing its comfort. The owners' casual approach to service...More

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Response from Dave W, Owner at Bird House Inn and GardensResponded May 12, 2018

Thanks so much for the wonderful, eloquent review! I think it give folks a real feel for the type of place we have here. I'm glad you enjoyed it, and look forward to having you back!

Reviewed July 4, 2018

Really enjoyed my recent stay at the Birdhouse. Conveniently located in Excelsior for shopping and sightseeing. Dave was so hospitable and helpful - even set me up with some nice sunblock for the heat wave that hit. I hope to return for another stay. THANK...More

Thank Maureen M
Response from Dave W, Owner at Bird House Inn and GardensResponded July 12, 2018

You are welcome! We do try to be available for any little thing our guests might need. We live right on site so it's easy to pop over for something like sunblock, etc. Looking forward to your return!

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Bird House Inn in late June for a family reunion and had a great time. The rooms were well appointed and nicely separated for privacy. We had 15 of us at the inn as we rented the whole inn and found...More

Thank DavidGHW
Response from Dave W, Owner at Bird House Inn and GardensResponded July 3, 2018

Your family was a pleasure to host, and great help as well! Thanks for mentioning the room separation, which is a key to a good experience. No shared walls between our rooms, and no shared bathrooms between the five units we rent out. Privacy is...More

Reviewed July 1, 2018

My wife and I stayed here for our 9 year anniversary. It was excellent. We had a room that over looked Water Street. There is complementary snacks and beverages including wine available and everything is in walking distance.

Thank Dan E
Response from Dave W, Owner at Bird House Inn and GardensResponded July 3, 2018

Glad you were able to take advantage of the snacks and wine here at the inn, as well as everything our little town has to offer! Hope to see you here again!

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
$109 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
$109 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Karen H
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Response from Dave W | Property representative |
It is three short blocks to the lake then about another three over to Bay View - or you can take the bike path for a short cut that would take about 5 minutes on foot.
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"The Cardinal suite on the ground floor is prime"
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"Jacuzzi in Bluebird bathroom upstairs."
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"Get an upstairs room, can hear "footsteps of the other guests when you stay on first level."
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"We viewed all of the rooms and found them all lovely ... preferred the Cardinal room because it is like a..."
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