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Richards House Bed and Breakfast

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This was such a wonderful stay! Michelle and David have taken amazing care of this historic Victorian home. The "don't judge a book by its cover" is coming from their arduous renovation of the exterior - though a little worn is still pretty neat! The interior is incredible with its stained glass in every room, original fireplaces, antiques dotted throughout...

1Thank Jenna R
Hixton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Our family of three, consisting of three adults, spent a lovely three day weekend here. We had an awesome experience! From the beautiful details of the many stained glass windows and period furnishings, the cozy fireplaces, the delicious breakfasts and luscious cakes, to the owners dedication to providing a comfortable stay, we enjoyed our stay from beginning to end. The...

Thank KathysKid77
Reviewed 12 March 2017

My girlfriend and I (both 25 y.o) stayed 2 nights at Richards House during a weekend Dubuque vacation. It was a really, really great experience. There is some work being done on the outside currently, but fear not: the inside is comfortable and beautiful (and so much history!). Breakfast was excellent and extremely filling (waffles, crepes, fruit, bacon, several cakes...

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Richards house bed and breakfast is a diamond in the rough. Dave and Michele are renovating both inside and outside so as you approach the building it is work in progress as it is being renovated. You have to be careful walking up the steps into the building but as you open the majestic doors there is the breezeway area...

Thank Becky W
Rochester, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Working on the outside - great on the inside. The outside was worse than we expected and the inside was better than we expected. It is a lot of work to keep a house like this restored. Breakfast was also good.

Thank HP95
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Don't let the exterior restoration work fool you. Interior, accommodations and innkeepers are tremendous. Reasonably close to Galena and well located for travelers looking to explore northwest Illinois, southwest Wisconsin and eastern Iowa.

Thank p47_20ie
Huntington, Indiana
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Our room was nice, our food was great. Inside, the house was nice; outside, it was a bit intimidating. But the best part of our stay, overall, were our hosts, Michelle and Dave. They would get six out of five stars in my book.

Thank James O
Murphysboro, Illinois
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A friend and I were looking for something different, but also inexpensive. This places fit the bill. The exterior was nerve-wracking as it looked dilapidated. After a few minutes of wondering, "How bad can it really be?" we went in. The interior was as beautiful as the pictures. Hospitality was great. Bathroom was clean. We made a great memory and...

Thank kbram682016
Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We had a lovely visit to the Richards House B&B. The owners are 100% accommodating for a roll-away, and breakfast was delicious: eggs with cheese, blueberry coffee cake, fresh fruit, crepes with maple syrup or home-made blueberry syrup, bacon and orange juice/coffee/water. They have wi-fi and cable t.v. although we barely needed it. We were too busy looking around at...

Thank BusinessMama2016
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This bed and breakfast shows it's age and I always try to imagine how it must have looked new. I am amazed how beautiful the home is once you walk through the doors. We had a truly lovely time. The library suite was very cool and a fun treat to get to sleep in. The innkeepers are so nice and...

Thank glennasuz

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Richards House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 1492 Locust St, Dubuque, IA 52001-4714
Region: United States > Iowa > Dubuque
Number of rooms: 6
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“The library room is stunning!”
  • The stairway and view to the old
  • View down the stair to the entry hall
  • One of the six rooms to stay in. This was one without an attached bathroom.
JennaR6, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you choose not to indulge the Library Suitn, then go for the blue room if available - remodeled bathroom and very spacious!”
O5697YRchristopherh, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get over the outside appearance”
jamesoP6259TO, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Sharing a bathroom isn't horrible as the other bedrooms may not be full; you could save a few bucks without a private bath.”
kbram682016, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We received a tour and all rooms were spectacular and welcoming.”
BusinessMama2016, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
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