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All reviews spent one night here great river road historic building honor system banana bread stagecoach stop large walk in shower common areas short drive breakfast was amazing light sleeper small town buena vista comfortable beds hot tub black horse beautifully landscaped grounds
The Black Horse Inn is simply stunning. It's obvious that an exceptional amount of care has gone into the restoration and preservation of this historical Inn. Each guest room is beautiful and well-kept, with interesting and lovely décor, extremely comfortable furniture, and clean, private bath...More
Spent one night here while bicycling from the headwaters of the Mississippi to northwest Illinois. Innkeeper, Ken, could not have been more friendly. He also prepared an amazing breakfast. Inn is very historic and only 10 miles from Dubuque which has many interesting things to...More
A real treat to stay in this historic building. Ken gave us a tour and history of the house as we checked in. We wish the walls could talk! The furnishings were carefully chosen and fit well with the house. Our room was big, quiet...More
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Response from maiersm, Owner at Black Horse InnResponded 22 June 2018
Many many thanks for the nice review. So glad you enjoyed the stay with the Black Horse. Please tell your friends about us and we look forward to seeing you again sometime.
I agree - Ken is a great host!
This is a great place to go for a slice of rural Iowa life! The inn has such an interesting history - and a wonderful restoration story. Ken was absolutely wonderful! He was so very helpful from the time we arrived. He took into consideration...More
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Response from maiersm, Owner at Black Horse InnResponded 18 June 2018
Many thanks for the nice review and comments. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will return again sometime.
Located on the ridge a few minutes north of Dubuque, Ken runs a courteous and friendly little B&B with four rooms. Go up to the top floor of the old inn for a spectacular view. Really generous breakfast and good value for the price.
Thank Michael C
Response from Black-Horse-Inn, Owner at Black Horse InnResponded 28 November 2017
Thanks for your comments!! We are very glad you enjoyed your stay!
Black Horse Inn
Response from Black-Horse-Inn | Property representative |
There is an elevator to the second floor. The Buena Vista Room has a bathroom with the required turning radius for the toilet and a walk in shower. We have had guests in wheelchairs use this room previously. Best is to... More
There is an elevator to the second floor. The Buena Vista Room has a bathroom with the required turning radius for the toilet and a walk in shower. We have had guests in wheelchairs use this room previously. Best is to call the inn directly and speak with Ken to ensure this room is free. 563-552-1800
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"Elevator services rooms on 2nd floor, 3rd floor requires a flight of stairs."