This is a great eccentric place to visit and you sure can't get character like this at a commercial establishment. First, I want to say that you better realize you are staying in an authentic, unrestored 120+ year old home and the limitations that entails. Yes they have wireless internet and works well with the rooms in the back of the house, but not so well with those in front, just too many thick walls. The bathrooms are interesting and of course functional but three rooms do share one bath (the only one with a shower which was fantastic as I had only seen a needle or birdcage shower in house museums). Also be aware the plug-in requires an adapter as they are not designed for modern three prongs plugs. The house is clean regardless of some reviews. It is however very cluttered. The family likes to collect many, many different things from beer steins, clocks, ceramics, glass, etc. And they display this plethora of items throughout the home. If it were up to me and it’s not, I would weed out some of the collections and just keep the more interesting pieces. Yes they give tours but the reviews by individuals stating that they were unaware of it had to be given by people living under a rock, as 1) the website clearly states tours are given, 2) they tell you this when you check in and 3) there is a big sign out front that says tours May through September. While this is inconvenient you just have to accept it and prepare accordingly. The location to dining and attractions cannot be beat as most are within a five block walking distance and the city does have a lot of really great dining establishments. The price compared to more modern and mundane B&Bs cannot be beat and is appropriate for what is offered. I also believe that this would be a great place if you have kids as they are very accepting (I did not have any children with me but there were two different families visiting at the same time as me). While anyone kids or teens would find this place wonderful I would encourage bringing children when they are between the ages of 5 and 8 as I believe staying in a place like this would create a wonderful childhood memory.
Call well in advance as it takes some time for them to get back to you
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