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Richards House Bed and Breakfast

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  • Excellent56%
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  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 29 July 2014

Although the price is cheap and the rooms could be beautiful I would never stay here again, nor would I recommend it to my worst enemy. My husband and I went here for our anniversary and were extremely disgusted to the point where we tried...More

8  Thank Heather D
Reviewed 12 June 2014

We could not believe the condition of the exterior and most of the guest quarters of this once beautiful old home. It is hard to see how the city of Dubuque allows it to stay in business because of the gaping holes in ceilings, windows,...More

6  Thank susan a
Response from TheRichardsHouse, Owner at Richards House Bed and BreakfastResponded 11 March 2015

Who are you really? "Gaping holes in the ceilings! Literally crumbling". We have operated for 25 years as a B&B. We are licensed by the state and inspected twice a year per state hotel inspection standards. We are the only B&B in Dubuque to hold...More

Reviewed 5 June 2014

The place is beautiful, the owners are very nice, breakfast is great, and is served at whatever time you request, which was a very nice surprise. Michelle was very helpful in every way and very flexible with check out time as well. The place is...More

4  Thank Ania295
Reviewed 29 March 2014

If you enjoy old homes and their architecture, this is a play you have to visit. The old wooden staircases, moldings, doors, stained glass windows, wallpaper, and the smell that only comes from the old woodwork, makes this an architects dream. They are still in...More

1  Thank Mike L
Response from TheRichardsHouse, Owner at Richards House Bed and BreakfastResponded 31 March 2014

Thank you for the kind words. On the cable reception: We have digital cable and have not had any problems. Some channels are analog, but most are digital. We have all new digital ready TV's also. It can be a problem for someone not familiar...More

Reviewed 26 December 2013

The hosts are so helpful and friendly, that you almost feel you already know them. Our room was large and filled with priceless antiques, just as the rest of the house was. We even had a lovely fireplace to warm up by. The bathroom was...More

1  Thank lizaChicago
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$55 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$55 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Some rooms do not have bathroom ensuite. Check with hosts during reservation process."
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"Keep in mind that this is a home not a hotel."
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"Be aware the library has only a tub and the sink has separate hot and cold faucets"
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"The library room is stunning!"
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