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“Beautiful B&B, wonderful owners” 4 of 5 stars
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Geiger Victorian Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #2 of 12 Tacoma B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
San Diego, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Beautiful B&B, wonderful owners”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Recently, my wife and I stayed at The Geiger and had a wonderful experience. Jane and Skip were terrific hosts and their place is a treasure everywhere you look. The breakfasts were over the top in both quality and quantity. They were very helpful in pointing out local attractions and restaurants. I had a chance to walk the surrounding neighborhood and it is loaded with beautiful homes and landscaping as well as a fantastic old city park.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Freeport, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

My husband and I were in Tacoma from Maine for a busy 4 days in May for our son's graduation from the University of Puget Sound. We want to express our appreciation to Jane and Skip Easley, who have lovingly and painstakingly restored this gorgeous Victorian for their warm and personable hospitality. We stayed in Amy's Room. With a wonderfully comfortable bed which was located in its own private area of the second floor along with a very spacious and authentic claw-footed bath tub/shower at the end of the hallway, it was a lovely relief coming back from a full schedule to our own private area of the house! Breakfasts were yummy and we enjoyed the good company and conversation of other UPS parents. The Tacoma location was perfect. As 60 year old walkers we found getting down and back up the hill from Old Tacoma and the waterfront very do-able. The backyard garden is an oasis that has taken years to create. Be sure and pull the plug on your itinerary long enough to simply breathe and read a good book amidst the blooms like I did while staying at Geiger Victorian. Thank you Jane and Skip for providing a home away from home. We look forward to future trips to Tacoma because of Geiger Victorian!

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

Geiger Victorian is one of the nicest Bed and Breakfasts in the Country. Ive stayed at dozens of BnB's and I always come back to this one when in Tacoma. The Art, antiques and linens are second to none. Jane and Skip are amazingly hospitable and you can tell they truly care to take care of you. Their son Paul, who occasionally is there, is a great gardener and has transformed their back yard into one of the most beautiful places to have a good cup of morning coffee or just relax.
Great walking around this location. Places to eat/shop. LOVE IT.

Room Tip: I prefer the top floor guest room, sky lights, great air and a view.
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled on business
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

We had a large group at Geiger Victorian for our son's graduation from the University of Puget Sound. I know that we were a handful, but Jane and Skip could not have been more hospitable and accommodating. We enjoyed the lovely rooms, the beautiful back yard, and the delicious breakfasts. This was a perfect experience, and I would definitely return.

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Portland, Oregon
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

Jane and Skip's long time family home is a great balance of gorgeous architectural decoration and kick-back atmosphere. Everything is clean, pleasing to the eye, and associated with some happy memory that our hosts were very willing to share with us.

The Geiger B&B is in a good location (the Parkway Tavern down the street is amazing and deserves its own accolades) and we were able to cover much of what we wanted to see, on foot. Jane is a former librarian. Skip's artistic talents are in evidence all around the house. The two of them are a loving team who warmly welcomed us into their life, even for a two-day stay.
The suite is lovely; as we lazed on our bed we would chat about the details we found on the ceiling mural above us. Our hosts kept us supplied with beverages, afternoon pastry treats, and sound advice about visiting their city. Their DVD collection was top notch too. Jane and Skip do everything themselves. We appreciated that they keep their business relatively intimate. Without a doubt, anyone that is considering a stay in Tacoma should contact the Geiger Victorian B&B.

Room Tip: We did not see the other sleeping rooms. Ours was awesome.
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
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Tacoma, Washington
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2011

Stepping into this B&B is like taking a step back in time. This beautiful turn-of-the-century Victorian has been restored to reflect what must have been it's original beauty. We stayed in the spacious and cozy Virginia Mason room, which is complete with gorgeous hand-painted ceilings, gas fire place, claw foot tub & incredibly comfortable queen size bed.

Jane & Skip, the innkeepers, were perfectly hospitable and generous. They were a wealth of historic information about their house & the city of Tacoma. They also served us some delicious evening tea and cake in our room.

We had a delicious breakfast of fresh fruit & yogurt, egg casserole, roasted potatoes, deliciously moist banana nut muffins.

The Geiger is located within close proximity to the Tacoma waterfront, 6th avenue restaurants and shops, Wright park, and downtown Tacoma.

A wonderful place to spend a romantic weekend get-away or extended vacation!

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2010

This has been a wonderful, intimate experience. The restored 1889 Victorian era house is like stepping into a time warp. Skip and Jane were more than gracious hosts, sharing the stories of their historical land mark home. The rooms are laden with antique furniture and decor making the experience unforgettable. Our private suite had beautiful ceiling murals, a wonderful claw foot tub, and luxurious linens. We were greeted upon arrival with champagne and roses in or room. Then the breakfast in the morning, hosted in a gloriously victorian dining room, was delicious.

A truly amazing experience, thank you Skip and Jane.

  • Stayed November 2010
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Property: Geiger Victorian Bed & Breakfast
Address: 912 N I St, Tacoma, WA 98403-2113
Location: United States > Washington > Tacoma
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Tacoma
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Geiger Victorian Bed & Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Geiger Victorian Bed and Breakfast is an upscale inn known for hospitality, comfort and affordability. The inn provides full gourmet breakfast, luxurious linens, local excursion assistance and help in restaurant reservations. You can relax in the comfortable parlors or enjoy the gardens in season. The inn is open year round and has enjoyed receiving guests from around the world. ... more   less 
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