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Oak Forest, Illinois
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Inn Keepers, Kim and Rob, were very kind and pleasant. Breakfasts were amazingly good and very filling. Each day was different. Fresh and very good. The room was very clean and neat. We had a small sitting room off our room and looked out over farm land. They were very knowledgeable about the region and the history. It is a...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Cheesemaker's Inn for two nights. After five weeks of driving cross-country, the inn was a much needed stop to rest and enjoy an idyllic American community. The inn is a beautiful, well-kept home. Our room was very comfortable, and we enjoyed the second floor sitting room, coffee, tea, and cookies. Breakfast was gourmet, regional cooking. Cheese...

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Thank JimKathy2014
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I hosted a baby shower for my best friend here, and it was a wonderful experience. I worked with Kim to plan the event and she was very helpful in planning everything out. The day of the event, everything was set up as we discussed and Kim was eager to assist in anything additional we needed. I chose to just...

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Thank Dana B
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We stayed two nights in this delightful B&B, and very much enjoyed our stay. The breakfasts are hearty (so much so I felt bad for the local restaurants as I wasn't up for eating anything but appetizers) and underscored by Rob and Kim's graciousness and overall charming hospitality. The bedroom and all common areas were clean, tidy, and inviting. They...

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Thank Meregal
Independence, Missouri
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Rob and Kim Bandstra are hosts extraordinaire. The Inn is beautiful, clean, homey and relaxing. The bedding is cozy and top quality. High thread count, soft as silk ironed sheets are the makings for a wonderful nights sleep. Such a lovely place and terrific people. Thank you so much for going the extra mile!

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Thank vdianareyes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Well, what else can be said but perfect. The B&B is warm and inviting. Clean as a whistle and our hosts Kim and Rob are two of the nicest people you would ever want to meet. After an exhausting day of touring this quaint town and all that it had to offer our group of six was back at the...

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Thank Doreen K
Rome, Iowa
Reviewed 15 November 2015

What a wonderful place. It was a girls weekend out in Pella. We arrive and greated by Rob who quickly gathered our belonging and gave us a history of the family Cheesemakers Inn. We enjoyed aglass of wine while visiting and laughing. The Inn is beautiful and we felt welcome. Treats were upstairs. We stayed in the Val room which...

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Thank Carolyn P
Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 19 October 2015

My sister & I had a wonderful stay at "Cheesemaker's Inn". The farm house was very nicely decorated. Rob & Kim made our stay very comfortable. The daily breakfast was fantastic!! Rob's presentation of each meal was so detailed. I especially loved the "Dutch Pancake". Kim even made us a loaf of bread to take on our journey. This is...

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Thank Katy S
Des Moines,Iowa
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Fantastic - my husband and I were there this past Friday night - October 9th - made to feel very welcome - Rob and Kim were GREAT !!! We are going to go again in November for our anniversay. Must SEE !

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Thank Paulette D
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this historic farm. It is just outside of town, a scenic and quiet setting. Enjoyed sitting on the porch with morning coffee and catching up on the news. The breakfast was great... danish cooking and being part dutch, it was good to see my ancestors enjoyed good cooking... Recommended...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cheesemaker's Inn is a restored turn-of-the century farmhouse located 5 minutes from downtown Pella and 5 minutes from Lake Red Rock. Located directly on the biking/walking trail that joins Pella and the lake, you can also bike or walk to these locations. There are four second-floor guest suites at the recently renovated inn, each with a private bath and modern comforts. The rooms are uniquely decorated with themes that range from rich and elegant to cottage-chic. Two of the rooms have private sun porches and all 4 have queen-sized beds fitted with luxurious linens. Each suite has individual temperature controls, free 5G WiFi, cable and internet access on smart flat-screen TVs. The complimentary breakfast includes garden and dairy-fresh ingredients when possible and homemade Dutch pastries or specialities from Pella meat markets. The Inn is the birthplace of Frisian Farms Cheese Company, a working family dairy farm now located 8 miles east of town. The Inn coordinates tours to Frisian Farms and always includes samples of Frisian Farms' artisanal Gouda cheese in its menus. We recommend combining a farm tour with the nearby Tassle Ridge winery a short distance away. Our mission at The Cheesemaker's Inn is to encourage you to slow down and savor local foods in the relaxed farmhouse atmosphere of our family home. It is the personal details at the Inn that make staying with us a special experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cheesemaker's Inn

Address: 420 Idaho Dr, Pella, IA 50219-7909 (Formerly de Boerderij Bed and Breakfast)
Region: United States > Iowa > Pella
Number of rooms: 4
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“All three rooms were great”
 of 5 bubbles vdianareyes, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We were able to see all the rooms. All tastefully decorated and anyone of them would be a great choice. Wish I had taken picture.”
 of 5 bubbles 942carolynp, 15 Nov 2015 | Read review
“4 different rooms to choose. We liked the "Shabby chic".”
 of 5 bubbles 66katys, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All rooms on 2nd floor, some with hot tub”
 of 5 bubbles KevinK1998, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Make sure you try some of the area Guda cheese and visit the Jaarsma Bakery (many times :))”
 of 5 bubbles JZ111, 24 Jun 2015 | Read review
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