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Squirrel's Nest Bed & Breakfast, LLC

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Voted "Best Breakfast in Iowa" for 2105 & 2016; "Best Overall B&B in Iowa" for 2014 and "Most Scenic View in Iowa" for 2013 & 2014 by Guests of the Iowa Bed & Breakfast Guild. The Squirrel's Nest Bed & Breakfast, LLC is situated on the Mississippi River in Burlington, Iowa's historic North Hill District. Originally built as a Victorian farmhouse in 1890 by Edward S. Phelps, the home was remodeled in the 1920's in a French cottage style. It is a thoroughly modern, 21st Century, romantic destination that is owned by an architect and an artist. Selected First Place in 1997 as Best Room Addition in the USA by "Qualified Remodeler" Magazine.
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Free Parking
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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My husband's job has him spending a lot of time in hotels but this was his first time staying in a bed and breakfast so he wasn't sure what to expect. There was absolutely nothing to find fault with. We were in the top room and the view was amazing. The bed was very comfortable a
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Response from Artysquirrel, Manager at Squirrel's Nest Bed & Breakfast, LLC
Responded 16 Oct 2018
It was our pleasure! We so very much enjoyed our conversations and would love to see you again.
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The Squirrels Nest B&B in Burlington, Iowa was by far the best B&B I have ever visited anywhere in the US. We stayed a total of three nights for our wedding and would have stayed forever if we could. The view is spectacular and the penthouse was the most comfortable with a hot tu
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Response from Artysquirrel, Manager at Squirrel's Nest Bed & Breakfast, LLC
Responded 16 Oct 2018
Glad you enjoyed your 'honeymoon' ... Hope to see you for many anniversaries!
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If you want to have a bird's eye view of the Mississippi River in Burlington, Iowa, put the Squirrel's Nest Bed and Breakfast on your list. The Penthouse Suite is one of the most scenic rooms I have experienced anywhere. An expanse of windows allows you to see the river plus gree
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We stayed here for our anniversary getaway and the place was awesome. We had a great view from the penthouse where we stayed. Our host was very welcoming and we enjoyed all the conversations we had with her. She was wonderful to help with all my dietary needs as I have a few c
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Squirrel's Nest B&B has all the attributes one expects from a B&B, i.e. convenient location, comfortable, modern rooms, great views of the river, an excellent breakfast, and wonderful, congenial hosts.
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View off the Penthouse deck
standing by the hot tub
neighbor's backyard, and view
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As I understand, I will be staying at your wonderful place Sept 15/24. I only have one question...I'll be flying from Miami with 2 stops same coming back. Consequently I am bringing just carry on to be able to run to my next flight. As much as I'd like to, this is not a pleasure trip I am bringing enough clothing mostly T-shirts and shorts for work and I'd like to know if it will be possible to run a small wash at your location. No time to go to a laundromat. Thank you
Yes, you will be able to do laundry. My apology for not answering this earlier. We were out-of-town on a fishing/shopping trip.
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"The best view is in the penthouse."
"The penthouse provides the best view and is exceptionally well appointed."
"The 'penthouse' was the best with a great view of the Mississippi river!"
"All rooms looked great!"
"Spring for the Penthouse"
United StatesIowaBurlington
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