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Reviewed 21 February 2012

My husband and I stayed at the Olcott House for Valentine's Day. It was MARVELOUS! Our spacious room, The Olcott Suite, was romantic yet refined. The fabulous eggs benedict, our second course, were served with a side of the best hash browns I've ever tasted. The Olcott House is absolutely gorgeous - the owners have great taste. Simply stated, I...

1Thank KLSchiebel
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 January 2012

My girlfriend and I frequently stay at Bed and Breakfasts around the country, but anytime we're remotely close to Duluth, it will be at the Olcott House. The house itself is historic and charming, but that is not the half of it. This is perhaps the most charming B&B we've stayed in, from the set-up of the rooms to the...

Thank Jason L
Reviewed 12 January 2012

We had a wonderful mini-break in this lovely B&B. It's an impressive 1904 mansion lovingly decorated in period style, so sipping wine in the parlour or reading the paper in the breakfast room felt like stepping into another world. Our room (Olcott Room) was decked out in the same style, large, with a four-poster bed and settee. Slight concession to...

Thank John A
Minnetonka, Minnesota
Reviewed 11 January 2012

World class accommodations and service. We were delighted to find this jewel of the Midwest where we celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary. A truly memorable experience with the finest eye for detail. Entertainment and recreation options abound no matter the season. David and Jerry are the consummate hosts. Be sure to add this Duluth experience to your bucket list. Terry...

1Thank TerryEgge
Kenosha, Wisconsin
Reviewed 25 November 2011

My wife and I fond this beautiful place by recommendation and this was much more than promised! The house is very clean for at least one reason, you have to take off your street shoes which is obviously effective. We were invited for afternoon "tea" with wine, cheese and meat. What a pleasure after a long road trip! We were...

Thank Detlef_Birgit_Q
DeForest, Wisconsin
Reviewed 23 November 2011

To begin with, the house is amazing. Mansion is the only word to use, and it's well appointed with antiques, decorations, and fine woodwork. There's wine in the evening, you can play the piano, the owners are friendly but not overbearing. They are quite willing to show you the house and talk about its history, but they also leave you...

Thank MeantToBe521
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 11 September 2011

My husband and I stayed at the Olcott House in September at 2011 as part of a weekend getaway to Duluth. The house was beautiful and very well kept. The owners seem to relish in the homes history, as it has many photographs and artifacts that were those of the original owners. Also - each room had a book David...

1Thank Jennifer S
Richfield, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 August 2011

Rooms are great, host is fantastic, details are plentiful-everthing you need for a pleasant stay is provided. Historical features are wonderful.

1Thank eagleman2222
battle lake,mn
Reviewed 26 July 2011

I am really sad to write that as there was much anticipation regarding this stay at Olcott House. We stayed in another B&B the night preceding our reservation at Olcott and perhaps that set the standard to which we are comparing Olcott House. My primary disappointment occurred when we alerted the owners that we'd be leaving at 8 am the...

9Thank irishtwins
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 July 2011

We had the pleasure of meeting David, The owner, he is very attentive and made our experience unique. The House is beautiful, clean and the rooms are very comfortable. We will definately be back. He is very helpful and gives you great recommendations and ideas of things to do and see in Duluth. And his inhouse staff is very attentive...

Thank Laujuan

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"A celebration of elegance, class and history…" One of Minnesota’s architectural gems! 1904 Georgian Colonial Mansion with six gorgeous, very private and very large suites. Fine antiques, gourmet candlelight breakfasts. Complimentary wine & cheese. Relax and enjoy grand luxury in an historic inn! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Olcott House Bed and Breakfast Inn

Address: 2316 East 1st Street, Duluth, MN 55812
Region: United States > Minnesota > Duluth
Price Range: $216 - $295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Ask for staff guidance and tell them if you prefer a spacious room, cozy room, or whatever experiences make things work best for you.”
 of 5 bubbles P7898YZmichaelk, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Make reservations well in advance!”
 of 5 bubbles 520nilaf, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the room have their own unique qualities.”
 of 5 bubbles hjflores, 25 Aug 2015 | Read review
“we liked the lake superior suite”
 of 5 bubbles 704MB, 14 Aug 2015 | Read review
“For a memorable experience, try for another like the Cotton mansion. Otherwise, use this one as a backup,”
 of 5 bubbles johnkC3369VY, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
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