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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 20 July 2016

While the boys camped out, the ladies stayed in this lovingly restored Victorian home. We had all three bedrooms on the second floor and the shared use of a very large bathroom with a big bathtub. Each bedroom was furnished with beautiful Victorian furniture and comfortable seating. We were encouraged to use the living areas on the first floor which...

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El Dorado Hills, California
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a great Bed and Breakfast and are within 100 miles of Grinnell, Iowa you must stay at the Marsh House. The room is cozy and the entire historical house has been restored with incredible furniture and various other antiques. The owners Linda and Jim are so welcoming that you feel like instant friends. And the...

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Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Wonderful people. Amazing multi-course breakfast. Beautiful elegant restored home. We stay here every visit. Reasonably priced for sure. Only three guest rooms. (so bok ahead) Reading rooms, bath, shower, shower / bath. Clean, clean, clean.

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South Hadley, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 March 2016

All hotel rooms were booked long before the NCAA Division 3 Indoor Track and Field Championships, so we needed to be creative, so we looked into the Marsh House. What an AMAZING experience for my athlete (who ended up 3rd in the USA in the 60m Dash) and myself. Linda went out of her way to be sure each breakfast...

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St. Louis, MO USA
Reviewed 2 November 2015

I recently hit the jackpot when I found the Marsh House to have rooms available for my last minute visit to see my daughter at Grinnell College. We shared the Master Suite and were quite comfortable. Linda ( the proprietor) greeted us on arrival with cookies about to be popped in the oven. It is a cozy Victorian home that...

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Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 26 September 2015

We were in Grinnell for the wedding of a close family friend. We shared the Marsh House with members of the bride's family. Because we had all three rooms, we felt as if we were part of "wedding central". It was a beautiful home and Linda, the owner, thought of everything from delicious breakfasts to bringing a door hanger for...

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Dorado, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We took two of the three rooms for the night before a college tour. The house is just lovely, beautifully restored and full of gorgeous antiques and old books. I love the (shared) bathroom with a claw foot tub set in the middle of it. The largest room has a private bathroom, but that was already taken. The fresh fruit...

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Reviewed 21 April 2015

We visited to explore Grinnell College for a high school junior. I don't normally stay at B and B,s but Marsh House looked beautiful on the web and was right near the college. Oh, wow, how lucky were we! Linda is so kind and accommodating. The house itself is so beautifully restored --- to every last detail, and then some!...

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Reviewed 7 April 2015

I can affirm to all the wonderful things previous guests have said about the Marsh House. What a gem! The details in the home are just amazing. Very well done. We are so glad we found it. Thanks Trip Advisor!

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Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 16 November 2014

This B&B left nothing to be desired. We enjoyed a warm welcome in a beautifully appointed house, with a delicious breakfast where we were joined by our hosts Linda and Jim. Our bedroom was spacious, the bed comfortable and the bathroom featured a treasure of Victorian touches. We like to try different B&Bs when we travel, but when we are...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Address: 833 East Street, Grinnell, IA 50112
Region: United States > Iowa > Grinnell
Number of rooms: 3
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“One of the rooms with a queen bed and murphy bed had it's own bathroom. The other two bedrooms had a shared bathroom. Great beds.”
 of 5 bubbles Becki1935, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The largest room has two beds and a private bath. The next most expensive (I think it was $75) has an in-room sink.”
 of 5 bubbles PRSnorkeler, 8 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Try to come when it is not a busy weekend at Grinnell College.”
 of 5 bubbles rosetrillium, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The rooms are all good. Try Pagliai's Pizza for dinner --fresh ingredients, delicious pizza!”
 of 5 bubbles Lville3, 17 Aug 2012 | Read review
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