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Historic Scanlan House Bed and Breakfast Inn

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed this last weekend at the Scanlon House. The grounds are beautiful, and the hosts are friendly. However, the room was waaay over decorated; it was almost claustrophobic. We were very disappointed with the breakfast on Sunday morning. In fact, no one at our table finished. Lanesboro, however, is definitely worth visiting. We had a wonderful 2 day bike ride;... More 

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Thank Mary M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to check out Lanesboro. I had never heard of the place until an acquaintance tipped me off that it's the B&B capital of Minnesota. I asked around and sure enough - many people told me they knew about Lanesboro, the Root River and all of the paved bike trails. We stayed at the Scanlan House. Very nice. The... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

This is our 4th year of an August weekend of two nights in Lanesboro, a different B&B each year. So far, we've never gone wrong yet - there are so many great offerings, and Scanlan is another excellent entry. Scanlan House's strength is far and away the breakfast - plan to not eat lunch. It is really on the edge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Visited with cousin from Ariz and our husbands we all agree best breakfast ever had. Very clean and friendly host. Stayed 2 nights cant wait to return. Loved it so much bought a night stay for nephews wedding gift.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We loved our recent stay at the The Scanlon. Lanesboro has many great B&Bs and small Inns but we really like The Scanlon. The rooms are very well appointed with a 2 person jacuzzi, plush beds and nice amenities. The grounds are spectacular with beautiful gardens and lots of little hideaways to sit in sun or shade. The multi-course breakfast... More 

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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This was my wife and my (after 25 years of marriage) first trip to a B&B. We loved the beautiful grounds and sat and read the paper and played cribbage under the huge pines. The room was decorated to the nines and, while smaller, had a two person hot tub and comfortable bed. The breakfast was a unique pasta/breakfast dish... More 

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Monroe, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

The Historic Scanlan House is exactly what a good B&B should be. Beautiful old house with lots of antiques and thoughtful detail, friendly and helpful hosts, interesting guests, comfortable rooms. Did I mention the breakfast? Wow. Delicious, big and beautifully served in lovely old dining rooms.

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Wapello, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

What a neat historic house that neatly decorated and landscaped. The house felt cozy and welcoming and the innkeepers were very friendly and accommodating. We had no real complaints but would have liked a quick tour of the house but wasn't offered. No big deal though. It's just interesting to hear the history of the places we stay. We stayed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My spouse and I have stayed at numerous B&Bs (including 2 different B&Bs in 2 different towns in the past week), and I can honestly say that Scanlan House is one of the best. Our room (Masquerade) was very clean, pretty, and roomy enough for two people. I placed my carry-on suitcase on the luggage stand, my spouse opened his... More 

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Thank Elizabeth K
Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is our second time staying at the Historic Scanlan House Bed and Breakfast Inn in Lanesboro, MN. The place is just as delightful as I remembered it. This time we stayed in the Masquerade Room which is on the second floor and has the turret balcony that is one of the architectural highlights of this home. The room is... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Loose yourself in time! A fully restored 1889 Queen Anne Victorian Mansion that appeals to the romantic in all of us and gives the peace and quite that we all desire. All guest rooms and suites have a private bath with two person whirlpools and/or fireplaces. All are decorated and furnished inn Victorian with modern day amenities. Rates include a full gourmet breakfast in the morning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Historic Scanlan House Bed and Breakfast Inn

Address: 708 Parkway Ave S, Lanesboro, MN 55949-9733
Location: United States > Minnesota > Lanesboro
Price Range: $100 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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