In June 2005, my husband and I spent a wonderful weekend in the Terrace Suite at The Cotton Mansion to celebrate our fifth anniversary. The bed and breakfast is a beautifully restored mansion from the early 1900s located near Lake Superior in Duluth. The owners of The Cotton Mansion were extremely gracious and thoughtful, they even got me non-alcoholic champagne since I was newly pregnant! The elegant decor of the mansion reflects the impeccable taste of the owners, and their hospitality included a wine and cheese tasting in the evening in the grand dining room. The whole atmosphere of the mansion was relaxing and welcoming, making me feel both awe-struck by its beauty, and comfortable at the same time. Our suite was the Terrace Suite which included a private terrace, double whirlpool in a private bathroom, firplace, and luxurious queen bed. The suite, and especially the whirlpool, was a relaxing haven after a day of sightseeing around Duluth.
Perhaps the best part of The Cotton Mansion was the breakfasts. Having stayed at bed and breakfasts before, I thought I knew what to expect. I was truly amazed by the beautiful gourmet breakfasts which were served to us in our room! It was a wonderful way to start off the day. On the second morning, we ate our breakfast on our private terrace overlooking a neighborhood of gorgeous old houses with Lake Superior glistening in the distance. It was extremely romantic, and a wonderful departure from our daily lives! The Cotton Mansion is a must!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Duluth's premier Historic Inn, located in the heart of Duluth's Historic Mansion District, minutes from Canal Park and the North Shore. Specializing in honeymoons, anniversaries and romantic retreats. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Cotton Mansion Hotel Duluth