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Butler House on Grand

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Dickinson, Texas
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Wonderful location for a 2 day trip in to visit the capitol, botanical gardens and the art museum- only minutes away. Friendly, attentive hosts that made us feel very welcome and served a delicious breakfast and accommodated our dietary needs. Enjoyed having a refrigerator near our room stocked with cold drinks and a microwave with popcorn for snacking. They gave...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Butler B&B is located in a magnificent house built in 1921. Larger than many B&Bs in which we have stayed, it features seven rooms, most (all?) of which must be reached by stairs. The ambiance is lovely, and the breakfast we had was excellent. The dining room was set with both a common table and a couple of individual couples'...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 June 2016

2nd visit to this B&B and another great experience. Lots of little kids that the owners handled with patience (when we were really loud). Breakfast was always excellent. Recommend - great place to stay, great location, great owners.

Thank Patricia K
ButlerHouse, Owner at Butler House on Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive post. We have been blessed to be open for almost 18 years and over these years, we have gotten to know many of our guests as they stay with us often. We have enjoyed getting to know your family and watching you all as you start your own families. The children were wonderful. We hope...

Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We arrived on a Friday night to visit our daughter who lives in Des Moines. Preparing for a smooth arrival I always re-read other reviews and even go so far as to view the surroundings on Google maps street views so I know where I'm at when I get there. The Butler House was easy to find and once we...

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ButlerHouse, Owner at Butler House on Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for you kind remarks. We have been open for 17 years now! While our home was built in 1923 we do try to keep as much of the original fixtures as we can. We certainly do hope you will return again. Thank you too, for staying with us.

Dubuque, Iowa
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I enjoyed the charm of the house, our room was on the top floor and it was very quiet despite the busy road nearby. Lauren was a wonderful hostess offering us suggestions for dinner and activities. Check in was seamless with my only complaint being the house itself was hard to see from the road and the sign was too...

Thank OliviaW929
South Salem, NY
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Beautiful house, gorgeous furnishings, excellent location, especially for runners or bikers, with easy access to the river trails, wonderful food, and best of all, the fabulous company of hosts, Clark & Lauren. Whenever we go back to Des Moines, we'll stay at Butler House!

Thank kmportero
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Des Moines is my hometown and even if the location weren't perfect for me (and it is!), I will always stay at the Butler House on my trips home. Travelling alone, my stay was over the Christmas Holiday and Clark and Lauren were gracious with flexibility that road trips can demand. Breakfasts were outstanding, and always included inquiry to my...

Thank Linda T
Bloomfield, Connecticut
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This is a grand Victorian B & B. The rooms were spacious and elegant. The place is magnificent! The owner greeted us warmly. We were Breakfast was outstanding. Glad to have experience this B & B as we traveled across the country. High recommend!

Thank Bob and Lucille M
Parkville, Missouri
Reviewed 14 September 2015

This place was beautiful, historic, comfortable, and felt like visiting family. The hosts are amazing, and the food was incredible. Went there to do some biking on a rails-to-trails bike trail, and the hosts were very accommodating. They suggested good places to eat and good places to visit. There's a beautiful park across the street with lots of flowers, too....

Thank ParkvilleITGuy
Northern Iowa
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We have stayed at Butler House on Grand several times when in Des Moines to attend conferences and each of the rooms we've stayed in have been bright and sunny, very comfortable, and beautifully decorated. The breakfasts are delicious and beautifully presented, and the hosts, Lauren and Clark, are some of the nicest people you'll ever meet. We've always had...

Thank SherrieH

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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We are the oldest B&B in Des Moines. We have been featured in the New York Times, Des Moines Register and many other publications. We enjoy making your stay in Des Moines memorable. Please come and stay! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Butler House on Grand

Address: 4507 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312-2401
Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: €94 - €170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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kmportero, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Tell Lauren or Clark your plans needs and they are wonderful at suggestions.”
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“Great elegant room, great sleep. Couldn't have asked for more.”
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